By now, all of us are aware that the novel coronavirus originally came from an animal source. This is nothing new, though. Throughout human history, a number of viruses have been jumping out of nature and into humans. Scientists say that while viruses may start in animals, they still need to go through five or […]
It seems like an almost unanimous agreement that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It jumpstarts our metabolism and helps us burn more calories throughout the day. But there are many people who are not in the habit of eating breakfast and intermittent fasting diets are becoming more and more popular. So […]
The Megalodon is a prehistoric animal that is believed to be one of the most truly terrifying beasts to have ever lived on this planet. It could grow to 70 feet in size and was considered to be one of the most formidable predators, terrifying even beasts 10 times bigger than human. However, research shows […]
The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has gripped the entire world in a panic. As we grapple with the deadly outbreak, the question again arises that how did this new virus pop up all of a sudden? While the origin of the novel Coronavirus is being studied minutely, it is also the time to understand where new […]
You most probably use the word ‘OK’ every day. There is very high probability you even used it in your last conversation. It feels like one of the most natural and obvious words in our vocabulary, but it isn’t exactly so. Watch to find out OK’s origins.
The “War of the Heavenly Horses” was a powerful military conflict fought in the years between 104 BC and 102 BC. On one side of the war was the famous Chinese Han dynasty and on the other was the Greek kingdom of the Chinese referred to as Dayuan, around what is now Uzbekistan. Watch the […]
Neuschwanstein is the world’s most photographed and arguably most beautiful castle, being the prototype for so many fairy tale castles and even the Walt Disney logo. Unfortunately, the history of the construction of this stunning castle is no fairy tale, and it includes a mad king and a lot of unfair work practices and architectural […]
Are jellies solid or liquid? Well, they’re both, kind of. Gelatinous substances like Jell-O are mostly liquid, but are held together by a fine solid mesh that helps the liquid keep its form. In 1931, American chemist Samuel Kistler had an idea to replace all of that liquid with gas. The resulting material, aerogel , […]
Leinster Gardens in London is a beautiful historical street, lined neatly with white Victorian houses. But it’s no ordinary street, as two of its seemingly normal houses, 23 and 24, aren’t real, they are just empty facades, in the most literal sense of this word. Why is that so? This video explains.
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