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…

Offices now in Forest

Offices now in Forest

Have you ever dreamt of working in the forest? Now companies like Amazon, Samsung and Alibaba are building structures in such a way that you can walk from the office and reach forest in few minutes and work in the lap of nature. Companies are resorting to state of the art designs at work place so that employees are more happy, give better productivity and can stay for longer hours to meet deadlines. This trend is called Biophilia where the people tend to connect with the nature. We feel more…

Snow is now safe to eat

Snow is now safe to eat

Many of you must have seen snow and I am sure you must have played with it enjoying chilly weather. Snow which was considered earlier unfit to eat is now safe if it is half day old as per Romanian university which published results of 2017 experiments done so far. Moreover the snow is safer to eat in winter months. One thing to note is snow is unfit to eat if it two days old as per Istvan Mathe, a professor at one of the Hungarian University. Few chunks of…

Asteroid coming close to Earth at 42 lakhs km

Asteroid coming close to Earth at 42 lakhs km

You must have heard about asteroids coming close to Earth and about to collide. Looks like a fairy tale. But this is true. February 4, 2018 which is less than a week from now will witness this when asteroid called “2002 AJ129” will zip past Earth at a speed of 1 lakh kmph and is designated potentially hazardous by NASA scientists. This is potentially hazardous because the asteroid which is 1.1 Km wide will fly about 42 lakhs Km away from Earth which is considered very close in space terms….

Water Alligator

Water Alligator

Have you ever seen aquatic plants that are sprawling grounds for Alligators? These were spotted at the side of Salado river, a tributary of Paraguay River and is an off the beaten place that provides a hiding place for small Alligators. These are giant round water lilies spanning over 1.5 meters (approx 5 feet) that was believed to be extinct about 12 years ago and have given a boost to tourism. These wonderful plants which are a queen of water lilies are native to Paraguay which and appear every third…

OMG!Chilly weather dropping Iguanas from trees

OMG!Chilly weather dropping Iguanas from trees

Have you ever heard anyone falling from the tree because of chilly weather? Iguanas are falling from the trees in USA due to chilled weather. Iguana is a large arboreal tropical American lizard with a spiny crest along the back and greenish coloration which are found in Mexico, Central America, South America and the Caribbean. These can even be found in Southern belt of USA. Florida, a south eastern state of USA has become so chilled that Iguana is falling from the tree like overripe mangoes once it climbs it…

Duck like Dinosaurs Species found

Duck like Dinosaurs Species found

Dinosaurs have always been a mystery for human being and have always been a subject of experiment and finding something new about them. Recently a new species of Dinosaurs has been found and is named Halszkaraptor esuilliei after Polish palaeontologist Halszka Osmolska. This species has a bill like a duck, teeth like a croc’s, a swanlike neck and killer claws, flippers like a penguin but walked like an ostrich. This meat eating Dino can also swim making it the first of its kind having swimming ability. Though the creature could…

How can you tell age of a tree

How can you tell age of a tree

Do you know age of a tree planted around you? As a tree grows, its trunk thickens as new wood is added in the middle of the trunk. The age of a tree can be judged not only  by the thickness and height of a tree but also by the number of circles on the trunk. Each circle indicates roughly a year. In fact if find any severed tree you will see number of concentric circles in a cross section of trunk growing from the middle outwards. The space between…

Amazon rainforest-more than 350 species found

Amazon rainforest-more than 350 species found

Amazon rainforest is one of the most famous and dense rainforest in the world. It is also dangerous if anyone goes deep into it. This world’s largest tropical rainforest lies in much of north western Brazil and extending into Colombia, Peru and other South American countries. It measures about 5.5 Million sq km. Discoveries by scientists have been mostly in endangered areas threatened by human activities as confirmed by World Wildlife fund (WWF). It took nearly 2 years for scientists to do this task. Nearly 381 species were found including…

Why diseases should be named carefully

Why diseases should be named carefully

Disease names can have consequences. Yes this is true. Government agencies generally do not pay attention whenever disease is named. This is not only in India but is prevalent in other countries also. Swine flu has nothing to do with pigs but pigs were slaughtered in some countries at the time of spread of Swine Flu. In 2009 Egypt ordered killing of 300,000 pigs to stop its spread. Spanish flu did not originate from Spain. Many organizations working on Spanish flu brought Spain to limelight claiming it to be the…