Most of us think that the green microalgae found in rivers and oceans is of no use. But actually, it is full of nutrition and can play an important role to reduce global warming, climate change and deforestation!
What is microalgae?
Algae are organisms, or living things, that are found all over the world. They make much of Earths oxygen, needed for life on earth. Some algae, such as seaweed, look like plants. However, algae are actually neither plants nor animals. They...
January 23, 12:00 AM
Get ready to know about these super sonic beauties. YB has compiled some of the speedies just for you!
Hennessey Venom GT
Super fast- Venom GT has a 7-litre, Corvette Z06 engine, boosted by two turbochargers. The Hennessey Venom GT is so fast that it needed to borrow space shuttles landing strip from NASA to test its super speed. Then only it could enter the Guinness Books of Records.
Bugatti VeyronSuper Sport
After Venom GT, Bugattis...
January 9, 12:00 AM
If you love wildlife, then there are number of websites that will fulfill your purpose of exploring and coming closer to nature. Shehla Faaiz has compiled a few to narrow down your search, according to your choice.
African Wildlife Federation (AWF).
This link has a lot of stuff for Bonobo, Elephant, Lion, Mountain Gorilla, Rhinoceros lovers and Wildlife Conservationists etc.
The Bushmeet Project
It is all about the great apes, gorillas,...
December 26, 01:00 PM
Shooting wild life in their best mood, needs some tips, tricks and a bit of research. Read YBs special package to sharpen your clicking skills in the wild.
Know your camera
It is important to have the right camera. Point Shoot or a camera with good zoom is enough for wildlife photography. The selection of lense is equally important. While buying lenses, ensure that it has image stabilization technology.
Knowing the subject
Doing a bit of research on your subject...
December 12, 09:07 AM
The stunning cars you are going to read about have been showcased recently in a motor show. They are expected to be a big hit in 2015.
Audi TT Roadster
This is the worlds most iconic version of Audi, that is coming-up in 2015.
This one has been termed as star of the show. It combines qualities of a light weight car with airy cabin and a great look.
The all-new Mazda MX-5 features sharp, modern looks and great interior.
November 28, 08:58 AM
Recently Andhra Pradesh was fiercely hit by the cyclone Hud-Hud. Have you ever wondered, how and why the cyclones are named and categorized? Its quite interesting, says Shehla Faaiz.
The practice of naming storms began years ago in order to help quick identification of storms. The names are presumed to be far easier to remember than the numbers and technical terms.
The practice of using feminine names for storms began in the...
October 31, 12:05 AM
The Walt Disney production company is celebrating its 91st Bday in October. YB recalls Disneys famous animated animals characters marking the special day.
Goofy is an animated character created in 1932 at Walt Disney Productions. He is a tall dog who is best friend with Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck. He is not very intelligent but is clumsy, hence his name is Goofy.
Simba is a cub who has been playful and always ready to go on adventure with his best...
October 25, 03:54 PM
Knowing about latest cars and automobiles have always been in our list of keen interests. But knowing about cars which belong to a totally differrent era is fascinating and adventurous at the same time. Bhavya Rathi gives you a glimpse!
What are Vintage Cars?
Vintage cars are those cars which belong from year 1919 to 1930. They were being manufactured right after the end of World War I. After WW I, owning a car became a necessity and it was no more a luxury item....
October 4, 04:05 PM
There are various places around the world that are popular because of their names. Get your facts right, if the places are true to their name or not?
Is Greenland Green?
No. Much of Greenland is covered with a thick blanket of ice. The Viking explorers called it Greenland in order to lure settlers!
Is the Dead Sea Dead?
Yes. There is no life in this sea between Israel and Jordan. It is a dead end for the Jordan River. With no place to go, the water evaporates and...
September 19, 12:49 PM
Origin ofTeachers Day
When Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan became the President of India in 1962, his birthday on 5th September came to be observed as Teachers Day. Teaching was his first love.
About Dr. Radhakrishnan
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was born on September 5, 1888, in a middle class family in the pilgrim town of Tiruttani, Tamilnadu. His father, it is said, did not want his son to learn English. He wanted him to become a priest. However, his tallent led him to...
September 5, 05:09 PM
Those tempting advertisements of melted chocolates have always bewitched us and will continue to do so! Therefore, keeping in mind your choice, Bhavya Rathi has got you a delight note about chocolates on the World Chocolate Day (Sep 4). Have a bite...
The history of chocolate began in Mesoamerica in 1900 AD, where people enjoyed chocolate beverages.
The Aztecs believed that cacao seeds were the gift of Quetzalcoatl, the God of Wisdom....
August 22, 03:43 PM
Shehla Faaiz has compiled a few legacies from World War I, that still continue to shape our lives today. As the world marks first 100 years of WW I in 2014.
(28 July 1914 11 November 1918)
These were the crucial years when the most infamous war of world history happened for four years. Now, 100 years later July 2014-November 2018 will be marked as the 100th anniversary of what we sadly know as The First World War.
When World War I began in 1914, the...
August 8, 02:55 PM