Sculptor shuts himself inside a rock

Sculptor shuts himself inside a rock

Last year, French sculptor Abraham Poincheval, 44, had shut himself inside a rock carving for a week at a Paris museum. This is among his many acts of isolation. In his latest act of isolation he climbed into a sculpture of a prehistoric lion man at Aurignac, France where he survived on 20 liters of water along with dried fruit and meat. As per Abraham, these acts allow people to directly interact with him. Earlier he lived in a plastic bottle as it travelled along the Rhone River. For 2…


Water n Metal available now outside our solar system

Water n Metal available now outside our solar system

Recently scientists have discovered some trace of water and multiple metals on Exoplanet. Exoplanet is a star revolving around a solar system. Scientists from University of Cambridge in UK & Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias(IAC) in Spain have discovered WASP-127b, a  giant planet with partly clear skies and heavy presence of multiple metals including sodium, potassium and lithium in its atmosphere. This was not available in earlier Exoplanets. Scientists used Gran Telescopic Canarias (GTC) located in Canary Islands to study this phenomenon. Radius of WASP-127b is 1.4 times larger than…


Lewis-Guilty or Not Guilty

Lewis-Guilty or Not Guilty

Karan who was on the driver’s seat was waiting for his friend Rahul. Rahul was taking his turn for last 10 minutes on the helpless little black girl. The little girl didn’t see at the face. She was crying and bleeding profusely. Once done, both friends drove towards the isolated part of the highway and threw the girl and the beer cans on the agricultural land along the highway. xxx Lewis was busy at work and came late in night at 8.00. His wife Carolina informed him that angel had…


Taking Kailash’s ashes to Kailash-Part1

Taking Kailash’s ashes to Kailash-Part1

It was Piyush’s idea. We had to take our best friend’s ashes to Kailash. We wanted to give proper funeral to him. Kailash was one of the naughtiest in the class. He was good in imagining things and could write stories which he used to write in leisure time. He had written few stories and competed in intra and inter school competitions. But his teacher and rather our teacher Mr. Mehra always bullied him. Not because he competed in story telling but he was not as good in studies as…


Evil Spirits

Evil Spirits

I went to the temple today morning where Panditji had to perform Havan. I had visited this temple earlier on the recommendation of someone known in our family. This temple is known for accomplishment of your wishes. You make a wish and it will be done. The Sankat Mochan temple is located near sector 22 of Rohini area. It does not occupy much area but whatever area it occupies is kept clean and hundreds of devotees throng this temple every Tuesday and Saturday with very long queues spreading over half…


World of Zombies-Part 3-The conclusion

World of Zombies-Part 3-The conclusion

  Incidence 4 There is one more instance where funeral home workers in the Colombian city of Cali got shock of their lives in 2010 when a 45 year old woman named Noelia Serna being prepared for burial started breathing again. She had been admitted to hospital due to heart attack. This is a Lazarus syndrome where a patient’s circulation returns after some time when the process of reviving the patient failed. At least 25 such instances have been reported since 1981. The study shows that this happens due to…


Eggs-New currency of Venezuela

Eggs-New currency of Venezuela

Crypto currency is the buzz word today but have you heard of Egg as a currency. Inflation ravaged Venezuela has its own crypto currency-Egg which has become a common medium of exchange. Security firm in Venezuela is offering monthly salary of 2 million Bolivar ($10 or Rs 650) and a motivational bonus of 36 eggs a week if guard comes on time and is neatly dressed. A computer programmer drew his salary in eggs and a priest could buy 30 eggs with a Sunday’s collection of donation in Bolivar while…


My adventure with unconfirmed ticket

My adventure with unconfirmed ticket

One way flight from Delhi to Patna was costing Rs 20000 for one person for immediate booking and about Rs 5887 if booked two weeks in advance.  Train was costing Rs 1500 to 1800. But it was still out of my budget. Next day I checked Indian railways site and got 2 tickets booked @Rs 1300 which was reasonable price and within my budget. My friends and relatives had warned me that saving on tickets might cost me more. But I was adamant. They could spend Rs 5000 just for…


World of Zombies-Part 2

World of Zombies-Part 2

To know about part 1-read @ http://www.abhirajgupta.in/world-of-zombies-part-1.html Incidence 2 There is another instance of zombie where earthquakes were felt in many parts of the world especially Greek island of Crete. Extensive research led to digging out of numerous enormous animals that perished. These animals were trying to come out but could not come out. Shriek sounds came out from Crete Island which could be heard for many miles. These creatures were actually Minotaur Zombie which were in the shape of half man, half bull and were linked to earthquakes. Crete is…


Drinking water turned into nightmare

Drinking water turned into nightmare

It was Friday and the office clock struck 5 in the evening. We planned to go out in the weekend. Myself, Karan, Atul, Michael, Christine and my wife-Niharika discussed places best suited for weekend so that we could join office on Monday. The office was not very large with about 100 employees in Gurgaon. It was a new company set up 2 years back and was expanding. The management had plans to make it a thousand employees company in the future. I had met Niharika in this office. I remembered…