Documentary : Know Armenia

Armenia officially the Republic of Armenia, is a mountainous country in the South Caucasus region of Eurasia. Located in Western Asia, it is bordered by Turkey to the west, Georgia to the north, the de facto independent Nagorno-Karabakh Republic and Azerbaijan to the east, and Iran and the Azerbaijani exclave ofNakhchivan to the south. Armenia is a... Continue Reading →

Know : List of Plants – A

Here is the list of plants with their Common Name, Botanical Name and Pictures This post features all plants with common names starting with 'A' Alder – Alnus Alder is particularly noted for its important symbiotic relationship with Frankia alni, an actinomycete, filamentous, nitrogen-fixing bacterium. This bacterium is found in root nodules, which may be... Continue Reading →

Know : Finding Adulterated Tea

Tea is normally adulterated using re-colored used tea, waste (leftover leaves after straining the tea) is collected from tea stalls, dried in the sun, mixed with colours (water soluble coal tar dyes) and some amount of genuine tea to give it the flavour and this mixture is sold as loose tea There is a simple... Continue Reading →

Know : Intergovernmental Organizations

An intergovernmental organization (or international governmental organization; IGO) is an organization composed primarily of sovereign states (referred to as member states), or of other intergovernmental organizations. Intergovernmental organizations are often called international organizations, although that term may also include international nongovernmental organization such as international nonprofit organizations or multinational corporations. Intergovernmental organizations are an important aspect of public international law. IGOs are established by treaty that acts as a charter creating the group.... Continue Reading →

Tianmen Mountain (Chinese: 天门山; pinyin: Tiānmén Shān) is a mountain located within Tianmen Mountain National Park, Zhangjiajie, in northwestern Hunan Province, China. On one side a sheer rock face, on the other a 4,000ft drop - and all to separate the brave traveller from a deadly plunge is a 3ft-wide, 2.5in thick walkway. And if that is not enough to bring terror into... Continue Reading →

Kisan Divas : Farmers Day, India, Dec 23.

Our Sincere thanks to farmers all around the globe who are supporting everyone to live and make living possible on the earth! Propel Steps salutes all Agriculturists! India is a land of villages and most of the population residing in villages are farmers. Agriculture employs more than half of the Indian population. Though, there was... Continue Reading →

Know : The Scientific Secret of Muscle Growth

Myostatin (also known as growth differentiation factor 8, abbreviated GDF-8) is a protein that in humans is encoded by the MSTN gene.  Myostatin is a secreted growth differentiation factor that is a member of the TGF beta protein family that inhibits muscle differentiation and growth in the process known as myogenesis. Myostatin is produced primarily in skeletal muscle cells, circulates in the blood and acts on muscle tissue, by binding... Continue Reading →

Know : Romance Languages : List, Origin, Current Status

The Romance languages (more accurately the Romanic languages), are a group of languages known also as Latin languages, or Neo-Latin languages, and are descended from Vulgar Latin. They form a branch of the Italic languages within the Indo-European language family. The five most widely spoken Romance languages by number of native speakers are Spanish (410 million), Portuguese (220 million), French (75 million), Italian (60 million), and Romanian (25 million). The larger have many non-native speakers; this is especially the... Continue Reading →

Know : List of Secular, Non Secular and Ambiguous Countries

SECULAR COUNTRIES North America Africa Canada Angola Cuba Benin Honduras  Botswana Mexico Burkina Faso United States of America  Burundi South America Cameroon Brazil Cape Verde Chile Chad Colombia Republic of the Congo Ecuador Ethiopia Peru Gabon Uruguay The Gambia Venezuela Guinea Europe Guinea-Bissau Austria Liberia Albania Mali Belarus Namibia Belgium  Senegal Bosnia and Herzegovina Rwanda... Continue Reading →

Know : Total Number of Websites : Country wise

Rank Country Total Domains  Gain Loss Net 1 United States 80,818,367 777,532 678,646 98,886 2 China 7,139,690 139,884 96,867 43,017 3 Germany 6,560,502 43,441 45,336 -1,895 4 United Kingdom 4,805,145 31,460 30,770 690 5 Canada 3,723,070 76,395 100,010 -23,615 6 France 3,436,741 17,744 20,146 -2,402 7 Japan 3,012,362 29,853 24,822 5,031 8 Australia 2,023,544 26,930... Continue Reading →

Know : Independence Days of Countries & From whom they got it

  Courtesy and Source : Wikipedia Country Date Year Independence Event  Abkhazia July 4 1993 De facto independence from Georgia in 1993. Officially declared as such in 1999. (Only partially recognized.) End of the 1992-1993 War in Abkhazia; also known as "liberation day".  Afghanistan August 19 1919 Independence from the United Kingdom control over Afghan foreign affairs in 1919. Afghan Independence Day  Albania... Continue Reading →

Know : List of Micro Nations (small countries)

List of sovereign nations with a non-sea area less than 1,000 km2 (386 sq mi) Rank Country / Territory Area (km²/sqmi) Region 1  Vatican City 0.44 km2(0.17 sq mi) Europe 2  Monaco 2.02 km2(0.78 sq mi) Europe 3  Nauru 21 km2 (8 sq mi) Oceania 4  Tuvalu 26 km2(10 sq mi) Oceania 5  San Marino 61 km2(24 sq mi) Europe 6  Liechtenstein 160 km2(62 sq mi) Europe 7  Marshall Islands 181 km2(70 sq mi) Oceania 8  Saint Kitts and Nevis 261 km2(101 sq mi) Caribbean 9... Continue Reading →

Know : What if Earth does not have MOON?

The question arose one evening after Christmas, fittingly beneath a nearly full Moon. What if this bright sphere we are so accustomed to in the sky just weren’t there? How would our planet get by without it? A few consequences come immediately to mind: Neil Armstrong’s life would have been less exciting. Audrey Hepburn wouldn’t... Continue Reading →

The Alphabets of Happiness

The Alphabets of Happiness A – ACCEPT Accept others for who they are and for the choices they’ve made even if you have difficulty understanding their beliefs, motives, or actions. B – BREAK AWAY Break away from everything that stands in the way of what you hope to accomplish with your life. C – CREATE... Continue Reading →

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