Portuguese man o’ war

Portuguese man o’ war

What do you think of Portuguese man o’ war? Does it relate to defence or military based in Portugal? No. This was named for its resemblance to ship. This is actually a species of floating colony of hydra like animals called polyps, clustered together under a gas filled bladder. This animal is about 6 inches long but the trailing elements can extend upto 6o feet. This animal also known as the man-of-war, blue bottle or floating terror is a hydrozoan (very small predatory animals living mostly in salt water). This…

Simplest animal on Earth

Simplest animal on Earth

Trichoplax remains the simplest animal known on Earth having no mouth, no stomach, no muscles, no veins and even no blood. It even does not have front or back and is three cells thick only. You won’t believe it is thinner than paper. Trichoplax was accidently discovered in 19th Century by Franz Eilhard Schulze who was one of the best and top experts in Ocean sponges. He even had a laboratory full of beautiful and exotic sea creatures. Trichoplax was found hiding in a fishing tank and was dining on…

Why polar bears are eating & killing one another?

Why polar bears are eating & killing one another?

Cases of Polar Bears killing and eating each other have risen due to melting ice and human activity in the arctic region resulting in erosion of their habitat as reported by a Russian scientist. Cannibalism has risen tremendously now though earlier such cases were reported but very rare ones as observed by Ilya Mordvintsev, a scientist at Moscow’s Severtsov Institute of Problems of Ecology and Evolution. This phenomenon is primarily due to lack of food for bears and males attacking females with cubs and to some extent due to rising…

Now! Pigeonbot has come to rescue

Now! Pigeonbot has come to rescue

Developed by researchers at Stanford University, PigeonBots have come as a blueprint for this new generation as scientists have found greater value in these urban birds. Birds are very flexible and can bend their most of the body parts appealing to mankind as they can be made to do any task. Researchers bent the wings of dead Pigeons and found how wings were controlled and how the feathers were aligned. Based on these findings scientists built a robot with real pigeon feathers that could wrist and fingers could morph wing…

What is your future beyond 2020?

What is your future beyond 2020?

Have you heard putting humans on Mars and computers in brains? There will be mind blowing inventions and technology advancement in space and on planet that will have drastic impact on our daily life. I am presenting a list of projects coming and will shape our future: Year 2020 will see launch of Tesla Roadster 2.0 with production capacity going to one million per year by 2020 itself. This roadster will jump to 0-100 kmph in only 1.9 seconds and will cover whopping 1000kms on a single charge. The purchasers…

Sunfish bigger than a hot tube gets lost

Sunfish bigger than a hot tube gets lost

A very mysterious fish that should have been in southern hemisphere of earth and eluded scientists for decades has been found thousands of miles away in California. The fish is so mysterious that scientists call it “hoodwinker”. The 7 feet long fish is also the heaviest bony fish in the world. The fish normally found in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Chile was found for the first time on Santa beach in Santa Barbara County in California State on Feb 19, 2019 as per researchers in university of California,…

Robots invade Mars in the name of Research

Robots invade Mars in the name of Research

Moroccan desert near Morocco-Algeria Border served as a testing site for 3 rovers and about 40 engineers in the first phase of Strategic Research Cluster on Space Robotics which is a project funded by the European Union’ Horizon 2020 program. Engineers tested the rovers automated navigation systems in Sahara Desert spanning over 2 weeks in a project coordinated by PERASPERA, a partnership of space agencies from Europe, including Italy, France, Germany, Spain & UK. The tests represent the efforts of 4 years on the international R&D programme which is coordinated…

Can you survive only on Tea for 30 Years?

Can you survive only on Tea for 30 Years?

Can you survive on Tea for 30 years without eating any other thing? Yes, a lady from Chhattisghar has done this. Her name is Pilli Devi and is now 44 years old. She quit food when she was in the sixth grade. She went to participate in a district level tournament in Janakpur, Koriya district in North Eastern Part of Chhattisghar. When she returned she suddenly gave up food and drinking water. She initially took biscuits and bread with milk tea but gradually switched to black tea which she takes…

Amazon tribe captured by Drone first time in history

Amazon tribe captured by Drone first time in history

A new video footage has spotted tribal people not known earlier as they had no contact with the outside world. This tribe locally known as man in the hole because of habit of digging protective pits has been spotted in the indigenous territory Vale do Javeri in the Brazilian Amazon forest bordering Peru. The video released by the National Indian Foundation, a government agency popularly known as Funai shows signs of clearing of felled trees and figures walking through it with one of them carrying a spear  or a pole….

Presidential plane turns into a taxi

Presidential plane turns into a taxi

Presidents generally prefer to travel by plane to command supremacy and power. But Mexican elect president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador who won landslide victory in Jul and would come to power on Dec 01, 2018 has clearly said that he would not be using any private plane at least during his presidential tenure. He calls it a wasteful luxury. Potential buyer Gustavo Jimenez Pons, a business wants to buy this plane and use as a hyper posh cab service for very influential clients including president of other countries who do…