As macabre as it may sound, Britain has been preparing for the Queen’s demise since the 1960s, because this event is expected to be a very important chapter in the history of the British monarchy. This video answers the question of what happens when Queen Elizabeth II dies and Prince Charles becomes the new king. […]
Bread is a huge part of French culture but do you know what it’s like early morning at a French bakery? This video is a behind-the-scenes look at all the work that goes into making baguettes, croissants, and a whole lot more. I got there at 4 a.m. and the bakers were already hard at […]
When you get the flu, viruses turn your cells into tiny factories that help spread the disease. In this great animation that makes this complex process much easier to understand, NPR’s Robert Krulwich and medical animator David Bolinsky explain how a flu virus can trick a single cell into making a million more viruses.
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 […]