The Making #2 : Baloons

Balloons are manufactured from a liquid rubber called latex. The balloon gets its color from the pigment that is added to the latex. Pigments are both organic and inorganic compounds that absorb certain wavelengths of visible light and reflect others. For example, a red balloon is red because the balloon absorbs all the visible light... Continue Reading →

Know : List of Countries using Nuclear Energy

Nuclear power stations operate in 31 countries. Of the thirty countries in which nuclear power plants operate, only France, Belgium, Hungary and Slovakia use them as the primary source of electricity, although many other countries have a significant nuclear power generation capacity. According to the World Nuclear Association, a nuclear power advocacy group, over 45 countries are... Continue Reading →

Eco Preservation : The Spotted Lake, Kliluk

Spotted Lake is a saline endorheic alkali lake located northwest of Osoyoos in the eastern Similkameen Valley of British Columbia, Canada. Spotted Lake is richly concentrated with various minerals. It contains dense deposits of magnesium sulfate, calcium and sodium sulphates. It also contains high concentrations of eight other minerals and lower amounts of silver and titanium. Most of... Continue Reading →

Documentary : Dirt! Incredible Secrets of Soil

Do not miss this documentary, friends... An excursion into the realms of soil, the number 1 life-giver on Earth...It's fundamentally important ecological functions, our poor understanding of it as well as our destructive relationship with it. They are so essential to life and thus to us, that our survival is directly dependent on their understanding... Continue Reading →

Documentary : World’s Strongest Materials

Materials science, also commonly known as materials engineering, is an interdisciplinary field applying the properties of matter to various areas of science and engineering. This relatively new scientific field investigates the relationship between the structure of materials at atomic or molecular scales and their macroscopic properties. It incorporates elements of applied physics and chemistry. With... Continue Reading →

Know : Grow and Shrink inside an Ames Room

Do you know how the normal sized humans transformed as Hobbits in the movie The Lord Of The Rings? You too can shrink and grow back as they did 🙂 Because they used several Ames room sets in Shire sequences to make the heights of the diminutively-sized hobbits correct when standing next to the taller Gandalf. What is an Ames Room?... Continue Reading →

Know : Speakers powered by Candle-Fire

LIGHT THE FIRE, PLAY THE MUSIC Pelty represents a technological revolution in the high-quality audio speakers’ market. Pelty is innovative and unique in the world because it is powered exclusively by a wax candle. Thanks to a patented technology based on the Peltier effect, it transforms the thermal energy of the fire of a candle into... Continue Reading →

Documentary : Secrets of the Sun

It contains 99.9 percent of all the matter in our solar system and sheds, hot plasma at nearly a million miles an hour. The temperature at its core is a staggering 27 million degrees Fahrenheit. It convulses, it blazes, it sings. You know it as the sun. Scientists know it as one of the most... Continue Reading →

Amber is fossilized tree resin (not sap), which has been appreciated for its color and natural beauty since Neolithic times. Much valued from antiquity to the present as a gemstone, amber is made into a variety of decorative objects. Amber is used as an ingredient in perfumes, as a healing agent in folk medicine, and as jewelry. There are five classes of amber, defined on... Continue Reading →

Documentary : Space Station Tour

Most of the modules in the International Space Station have four sides and they're put together that way so the people can work on a flat plane; wall, floor, another wall, or the ceiling. All you have to do is turn yourself around and your reference changes. People always ask about sleeping in space. Do... Continue Reading →

Know : Athene’s Theory of Everything

  This is a refreshingly new approach to the way we interpret our world and the cosmos. It is basically a theory which unifies quantum physics as well as special and general relativity and neuroscience. It really is a different view on things around us. The 'Athene's Theory of Everything' documentary and covers the research... Continue Reading →

What to study after 12th standard? : Must Read 5 Insights

"What to study after 12th standard?" probably the most mysterious and critical question for many students in India. Especially to those students from rural areas and their parents. Though internet and this information era has revolutionized India's accessibility to various resources, many are still lagging behind when it comes to our decision making process on education... Continue Reading →

Modernity is enabling us to learn anything we want, we are knowledgeable. Yet our future is not just depended on our knowledge, but on our wiseness in choosing what to learn and what needed to be learned! - Words by Din Image Courtesy : Zach Bush (via Google)

Curious Question: How does a Remote Controller Works?

What is inside it? - Basic Version How it actually works? - Detailed Version Generally, there are two types of remote controls: infrared (IR), and radio frequency (RF). Infrared remote controls work by sending pulses of infrared light to a device, while RF remote controls use radio waves in much the same way. Pragmatically, the biggest difference between the... Continue Reading →

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