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Sunday, November 17, 2019

How safe is microwaving food?

YES, we all are in fast-pacing world, and we might not have enough time to cook, so, all we do is heat up yesterday’s...

How do birds build their nests?

EVERY species of birds have their own unique methods and materials to build their nest that keep their chicks safe from harm. Birds can...

How to unboil an egg?

This may sound like a riddle, but thanks to chemistry it’s actually possible. When an egg is boiled, the albumen around the yolk turns white. That’s because...

What part of candle is the hottest?

IN the years, prior to the use of candles, people used oil lamps. In 3000 B.C. for instance, the Egyptians were using wicked candles, but...

Who invented the bit?

BINARY digit or bit is a basic unit of information used in computing and digital communications. The invention of bit allows us to quantify the...

How face blindness happens?

WHEN we see someone we know, the easiest way to remember someone is by their face. But not everyone can do this. Researchers estimate...

Why do snakes dance to the sound of a flute?

HAVE you ever seen a snake-charmer playing a flute or pungi and a snake swaying its head to the tune of the pungi? It...

How does fabric softener work?

MANUFACTURERS market liquid or dry crystal fabric softeners for washing machines. Fabric softeners and dryer sheets coat our clothes with a subtle layer of...

What is Titan?

TITAN is orbiting near to planet Saturn. It is Saturn’s largest moon and also known as the second largest moon in the solar system. When scientists paid...

What animal camouflages itself into multiple species of animals?

THE  mimic octopus which is scientifically known as Thaumoctopus mimicus is an Indo-Pacific species of octopus capable of impersonating other local species. They are...

What is the hottest place on earth?

Death Valley’s name says it all — it is the hottest place on Earth. Death Valley currently holds the record for hottest air temperature...

How sleeping in a car can kill you?

FOR many of us the car is not only a vehicle that we use to travel from Point A to Point B. Some of us take a...

Why do durians stink?

Durians belong to the genus Durio zibethinus , also locally known as “King of Fruits”. Many people from Southeast Asia like Malaysians love to...

How do magicians trick your mind?

Magicians, have studied, understood and thus exploited human cognitive responses and illusions for as long as history permits our vision. The human mind’s response...

What is shark skin made of?

Ever touched a shark before? A shark’s skin appears rather smooth and sleek. However, it feels very rough, similar to a sand paper. Most fishes are...

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