Snake dancing to the tune of snake charmer

Snake dancing to the tune of snake charmer

The snake charmer starts playing flute and as if drawn by the tune, a snake eventually emerges from the container; if a cobra, it may even extend its hood. The snake does have ears but it cannot listen in the air. It moves when the playing of a special type of tune on pipe produces vibrations on the surface. The charmer is daring and courageous as a wrong move or a slight variation in the pipe music may make the snake aggressive due to different vibrations and may bite the…

Sudden change in colour of Bosphorus strait connnecting Europe & Asia

Sudden change in colour of Bosphorus strait connnecting Europe & Asia

Have you heard of Bosphorus Strait? This strait connects continents of Asia and Europe in Istanbul, capital of Turkey. People noticed this change as the colour of strait was bluish earlier and changed to milky turquoise this week. This sudden change has been attributed by scientists to increasing level of pollution in the sea and surge in a species of plankton across the Black Sea. Other reasons cited are earthquake in the region on 12th Jun 2017 afternoon and surge in micro organism Emiliania huxleyi popularly known as Ehux. If…