A Dialogue With An Engine Driver

We all enjoy traveling by train. The scenic view of the countryside visible through the windows and the fast blowing wind hitting our face make us forget the stress of our monotonous life. Did you ever wonder how this train is led by the engine driver from one place to the other? Let us get into the conversation with an engine driver and find it out !!

The Mighty Titanic!

A ship built so prestigiously and one thought to be unsinkable, a ship synonymous with grandeur and majesty, the RMS Titanic fell to the waters under unfortunate circumstances. Here are some facts about the ship that sunk on its maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City taking down with it thousands of its passengers.

The Shining Star

Are you afraid of taking risks? Are you skeptical about moving out of your comfort zone? Did you ever try to do something with great courage? The Shining Star just did.

Chennai-The Cultural Capital of India

If it’s all the same to you the warmth of the sun yet love to appreciate some glow from the hearts, if it’s all the same to you the absence of rich greenery yet content with the lavishness of gathering and in the event that you consider the rich social foundation and the unassuming individuals more critical, then Chennai is the city for you to be on an occasion.

Nobody's Perfect

Nobody is born perfect. We all struggle to become perfect in the process of leading our lives. Success and failure, happiness and grief, they all come and go as we grow to become the individuals we are.

Top five must have educational apps for your smartphones

Mobile technology has been the most effective medium in this century which has not only eased our way of living but also has created a lot of opportunities for us to learn. Check out the top five must have educational apps for your smartphones to make learning easier and interesting.

10 Interesting Facts about Pluto!

‘The solar system consists of the sun and its nine planets.’ All of us read this statement in our schools in a chapter named ‘The Solar System’.  And then, all of a sudden, in the year 2006, this became false when Pluto was demoted from ‘planethood’ and put under the category of dwarf planets.

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Named among the Great American Novels, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, an American classic novel was written by the famous author Mark Twain. It is an incredible book full of adventures relating to real life and it also teaches how we can tackle situations in times of crisis.

Life is beautiful

"Life is beautiful," they say. True!! The real joy of living is when you let your life take the shape it wants to. Live a life free of limitations, free of fears, free of restrictions. One life it is, that we have!! Live it!!

ahmedabad

Hi, I am Ahmedabad!

India's First World Heritage City, Ahmedabad's nomination as a city exemplifying 'living heritage' was unanimously supported by at least 20 countries. Let's get to know the story of Ahmedabad.

The Great Depression

The world has seen several ups and downs from time to time. Things have gone down to an extent that it seemed the world might end but we recovered. Similar was The Great Depression that took place in the 1930s. Precisely, it began in 1929 and ended in the late 1930s.  Yes! A whole decade! But what was The Great Depression?

A Dialogue With A Physician

We often fail to realize the importance of healthy living. We neglect our health and health related issues to such a great extent that we don't realize the impact till we start facing problems. So it is always important to be aware and gain knowledge about health and healthy living from all sources available.

Panchatantra

All of us, the people of India are surely acquainted with the name “Panchatantra” and most of us have read Panchatantra fables in our childhood. It is believed to have been written by a great scholar knows as Pandit Vishnu Sharma. Let's get a quick idea about the most loved Panchatantra.

Facts about a few famous scientists!

Our life today would have been quite different if it weren’t for the huge number of discoveries and inventions in the field of science. Various contributions of different scientists to this world have influenced our way of life in one form or the other. So lets find out more about few great scientists.

Powered by Sun

Sun, the most prominent one in the Solar system, is one of the greatest sources of energy. With the gigantic population on earth that is increasing at an alarming rate, there is a dearth of energy and resources to suffice the needs. And that is when the mighty Sun comes to our rescue.

The Old Man and the Sea

Very few books manage to leave an everlasting impression in the minds of the readers. The old man and the Sea manages to do it well on many levels. Written in 1951 and published in 1952, the book is considered to be one of the best classics ever written along with his A Farewell to Arms, The Sun also Rises and For whom the Bell Tolls.

And then, there were none…

And Then There Were None’ is a film adaptation of Agatha Christie's best-selling mystery novel of the same name, directed by René Clair. Even after being one of the best thriller movies ever made, this movie has got its fair share of criticisms. Yet its eccentric plotline has made it be one of the best ones in the genre.

Languages – The 10 things you didn't know.

Communication is definitely a way of life. And, language being the mode to communicate, it plays an important role in our life. We all learn the languages that we listen to more often and tend to speak those languages only. But have you ever wondered how many languages actually are spoken in this world?

Lakshmi – The Acid Attack Fighter

The beauty of a woman lies not in her looks but in her courage, is what acid attack survivor Lakshmi has proved to the world. This 24 years old braveheart is an inspiration to many women who have become victims of the malicious acts of some ruthless people. But Lakshmi does not consider herself as a victim but she has emerged as a fighter.

Break-up With Acne

Once we reach puberty, there are certain changes which happen in our body and signal towards our maturity. Different types of hormones are released which cause these changes. It feels awkward to experience these transformations in our body, but we should welcome them since it shows that we are healthy and hormones are released timely.

The Powerful Tiny – Raspberry Pi

The revolution in electronics brought by VLSI (Very Large Scale Integration) leads us to the stage where we make a powerful computer that fits in our palm. This category of computers is called as ‘Single Board Computers’. Read to find out more !!

The City of Dreams- Mumbai

'The City that never Sleeps', 'The City of Dreams' and 'The City of Seven Islands' are only a couple of the designations used to portray the great city of Mumbai. This capital city of Maharashtra and monetary capital of India is multi-dimensional and gives a great deal of intriguing encounters.

Mysterious History

History has always been unknown. All that we know is because of books or the artifacts discovered. These two things are responsible for all the conclusions we have drawn, ranging from which emperor ruled in which year to what food people used to consume in a specific period. But these are all just assumptions.

The invention of VACCINES

Ages back, when medical science was still taking its baby steps, people were totally unaware of the reason for their illness and the medication that was required to cure it. With the development in medical research, the identification of the cause of the diseases became possible. But the task of identifying the right medication was still an uphill struggle.

Have a SPORTing personality.

Most parents and students have misconstrued the concept of student life. For us, sitting in front of a table with stacks of books and mugging things up is the best strategy to shine brighter. Therefore, most of the students remain behind closed doors with sheets of papers as their only companion, oblivious of the outer world.

The Book Thief

The Book thief is an American-German movie directed by Brian Percival. This movie is based on the novel of the same name by Marcus Zusak. Based on the backdrop of World War 2, it gives us a glimpse of the condition of Nazi Germany through the eyes of eleven-year-old Liesel Meminger. The most remarkable thing about this book is that its narration has been done by “death”, which has been personified as an entity. This vivid concept in itself reflects the authenticity of the movie.

Stormbreaker

An incredible work of fiction that has won the “New York Times Bestselling” young adult novel, Stormbreaker is a splendid novel with an exceptional story. It holds many unanticipated surprises that are enough to bewilder the young readers.

Prodigious Vancouver

In its 150 years, Vancouver has developed into a cosmopolitan city settled in nature. Appreciate the snow-topped mountains, waterfront woods, cityside shorelines, Olympic history and the world's most astounding suspension connect. With its beautiful perspectives, gentle atmosphere, and agreeable people, Vancouver is referred to the world over as both a well-known vacation destination and one of the best places to live.

DID YOU KNOW ?

The world is full of interesting beings and intriguing facts that you did not know. There exist so may beguiling things in this world, that you would be amazed to read about them. So here are 10 interesting facts you probably didn't know and will find it hard to believe when you read them.

The top 5 apps that help students improve their productivity.

Technology and its developments have always left humans amazed and have at all stages proved to be commodious. The most productive invention of this century has been the smartphone. The smartphone that comes with a caboodle of great specifications, the high-quality cameras, wifi, the umpteen applications that can be installed, all of them making the world so small to fit in our palm.

Reaching the stars – Kalpana Chawla

Every kid is fascinated and attracted to the glittery night sky as it is studded with innumerable stars that shine and twinkle as if smiling at the world. The urge to get hold of a star or see them closely captivates children from a very young age. So was the first Indian woman astronaut Kalpana Chawla.

India – The Land of Beauty

A land of beauty, divinity, and diversity, India, is known for its picturesque landscape and its cultural heritage. A land where godliness and humanity are unified to make a harmonious existence, the poet Sowmya Garimella, describes Mother India as the most elegant one in the whole wide universe.

Yummy Nutrition

Health and food are correlated. Good food ensures good health that helps us lead a happy and active life. Children usually don't understand the importance of eating healthy food and so often lack proper nutrition. So here are some tasty yet healthy substitutes of some the most preferred but not so healthy food.

BONJOUR LYON

Telling a vital spot at the juncture of the Rhône and the Saône Rivers, Lyon has been tricking individuals as far back as the Romans named it Lugdunum in 43 BC. Business, mechanical and managing an account powerhouse for as long as 500 years, Lyon is France's third biggest city and offers today's urban travelers an abundance of tempting encounters.

Wondered How Processors Are Cooled ?!

The evolution of computers from ENIAC to the extremely portable laptop has made computing an everyday task. The then used vacuum diodes became extremely heated that diodes had to be replaced after every hour or less. With a little improvement, lifespan was increased to about a day or two but heating was the major obstacle being faced by computer engineers.

Children's Omnibus

The "International Children's Book Day" is celebrated on the 2nd of April, to promote and celebrate the love for reading and the love for children's books. There are many wonderful children's books written by some truly amazing writers, that children must read.

Goosebumps

For all the children out there who are heads over heels in love with the genre horror and who would love to read books filled with spooky and spine-chilling incidents, Goosebumps series is the best choice ever.

Jaswant Singh Rawat

The army is the supporting pillar of our country without which it won’t be able to stand properly. The army men sacrifice their sleep for ours and make us feel secure. Here we will be mentioning one such army man who is somewhat different.

A blind woman who envisioned to learn and to educate- Helen Keller

"At a plain, black well-pump in the small southern town of Tuscumbia, Alabama, one of the world's great miracles took place. It began one bright, spring day in 1887. Puffy white clouds floated overhead on a background of blue, while birds fluttered through oaks and maples and flowers burst forth from the fertile soil in an array of colors—all unheard and unseen by a pretty girl of seven."

Peruvian Fantasy – CUSCO

The gateway to one of the seven wonders of the world, Machu Picchu, it is little wonder that Cusco is a very popular tourist destination. Whether you are a first time or a seasoned traveler, there is so much to do and enjoy here.

How are donuts made?

Who doesn't love a good, soft donut? Some loved theirs with a chocolate glaze and some like it with a sugar glaze and the adventurous ones like it chocolate filled! But have you ever thought how are donuts made at a large scale?

The Sci-Fi's You Can't Miss!

While fiction and fantasy lure children more than others, Sci-Fi is one category of movies that is everyone's favorite. Right from the time Sci-Fi movies have come out, people have loved them to the core and can't just miss watching any new movie that releases. Here are some Sci-Fi movies that you must watch !!

The Village By The Sea: An Indian Family Story

Life in the city is fast and comfortable that we often take for granted the facilities and benefits it provides. Thul, a village on the western coast of India existed on the map but it was brought to existence by none other than award-winning author Anita Desai who bases her story of struggle, survival and hope through the life of Lila and Hari.

The Royal City Jaipur

A city known for its energetic hues, limit roads clamoring with life and to top it all, its noteworthy landmarks that brag of its magnificent past, gallantry, and valor of Rajput lords, otherwise called the 'Pink City'.

Boston Tea Party

Just like India, America too, at one point of time was ruled over by Britain. These English men have ruled over several countries wherever they could, establishing their supremacy and abandoning the country of its resources to make their own nation rich.