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Category archives: Science & Technology

7 Reasons To Spend More Time In The Nude

We live in a world where there are clothes for every occasion, including “home clothes.” With fuzzy jumpers, boxer shorts, lingerie, and “breathable” fabrics, brands advertise that you should look just as good at home as you would outside. But, what if we told you that the best thing you can wear is nothing at all? Here are seven benefits of spending more time at home naked. 1. For A […]

Cows might become the largest mammals on land in 200 years, thanks to humans

In 200 years, cows could become the largest mammals on land, thanks to the devastating effects of human-caused extinctions. The loss of mammal biodiversity has been a long-term trend continuing for the past 125,000 years at least, and a study by The University of New Mexico in the US shows that this was the fault of human activity. HOW DID HUMANS CAUSE EXTINCTIONS OF LARGE MAMMALS? Since the time humans […]

Earth to be destroyed in 10 days: Doomsday expert provides new date, adds more spectacular elements

We have a new deadline for the existence of life as we know it. Yes, we have a new last day to live. And it’s April 23. This date has been brought to us by the reliable David Meade, who has reliably and regularly provided many ‘last days of existence’. And there is an added bonus this time – the zombie apocalypse. In a bid to keep raising his game, […]

Disabled People (Might) Finally Get Emojis That Represent Us

Apple recently proposed 13 new emojis representing various types of disability. The company worked with organizations like the American Council of the Blind, the Cerebral Palsy Foundation and the National Association of the Deaf. There are currently 2,666 emojis in the dictionary we all have access to on our phones and computers. You know, those tiny, colorful symbols that we use to punctuate our texts and tweets. Of those 2,666 […]

The 13 Strangest Moments From the Zuckerberg Hearing

Shortly after 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Mark Zuckerberg sat down in a chair topped with a booster cushion to face 44 U.S. Senators in his first-ever public appearance at a congressional hearing. And that was only the beginning of the weirdness. The dialogue between Facebook’s CEO and the members of the Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committees that has followed over the next several hours covered wide and sometimes disjointed ground, […]

Heart of Milky Way may host thousands of black holes: Study

There may be tens of thousands of black holes at the centre of the Milky Way Galaxy, say scientists who have discovered a dozen of them, lending support to a decades-old prediction. For over twenty years, researchers have searched unsuccessfully for evidence to support a theory that thousands of black holes surround supermassive black holes (SMBHs) at the centre of large galaxies. Researchers have now discovered a dozen black holes […]

Evil buds: Your earphones may be making you deaf, says WHO

The music you love to listen to could be making you deaf, thanks to your earphones. And, you are especially vulnerable if you are in the 12-35 age group. These are the conclusions of a report from the World Health Organisation (WHO), that are set to go viral again in a few days’ time, thanks to International Ear Care Day, which is coming up on March 3. The WHO report […]

Scientists Just Discovered A New Human Organ. It Might Be The Biggest One

An organ has been identified by scientists which might be the “biggest organ” in the human body. Interstitium was earlier thought to be widespread, fluid-filled spaces within and between tissues all over the body. A study published by Nature is the first to identify these compartments collectively as a new organ. Interstitium would be the 80th organ in the human body. Before the study, it was thought that the connective […]

ISRO’s GSLV rocket successfully launches GSAT-6A communication satellite

India’s latest communication satellite GSAT-6A was on Thursday launched the on board Geosynchronous rocket GSLV-F08 from the spaceport in Sriharikota and successfully placed it in the designated orbit in yet another achievement for the ISRO. The Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F08), fitted with indigenously developed cryogenic third stage, injected the satellite into orbit about 18 minutes after its lift off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre. ISRO’s scientists at the […]

Chironji Seeds Health Benefits

Chironji seeds are produced from a tree known as Buchanania lanzan which is cultivated across India, popularly in the northwest. The Buchanania lanzan plant is a deciduous tree that can grow up to a height of 15 meters and belongs to the same family as cashew nuts. A Chironji plant bears fruits and each Chironji fruit contains a single Chironji seed.The seeds can be eaten raw but are mostly roasted […]