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How the King Cobra got its name?

The King Cobra (Ophiophagus hannah) is one of the most menacing snakes in the world. They are able to reach 5.5 metres in length,...

How camels survive in the desert?

CAMEL live in hot and dry desert. But how do they survive in the desert? Camels have a thick coat of hair that protects...

What causes cats’ eyes to glow?

Your pet cat may appear tame during the day, but its eyes tend to cast an eerie or ghoulish glow by dusk. Ever wondered what...

Who invented carbon dating?

BEFORE 1940s, scientists had no accurate way of determining the age of fossils or other ancient objects. They had to rely on relative dating...

WHY are some lakes pink?

EVER wondered why some lakes look like strawberry milkshake? Does it give you an eerie feeling to take a dip in those lakes? Worry...

How does coffee keep us awake?

Coffee is one of the most popular drinks in the world. Caffeine, an active ingredient in coffee is a type of stimulant that promotes...

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...

How do microwave ovens work?

MICROWAVE ovens cook and heat food incredibly fast, in minutes or less. But how does this great invention work? Microwave ovens operate in the electromagnetic...

De-horning cattle without pain

HEY, did you know that cattles have now been made hornless through genetic editing? In large scale farming for livestock, cattles live close to each...

Why do we get bored?

Some people never tire of doing the same thing, while others get bored very easily. According to Dr Irving Biederman, a neuroscientist at the...

Where is the world’s largest active volcano?

THE ever famous tourist vacation spot, Hawaii, is home to the world’s largest volcano, Mauna Loa. To date, the lava produced by this enormous...

How do stalagmite and stalactite form?

Stalactites and stalagmites are types of rock formation prevalent in limestone caves. A stalactite hangs from the ceiling or sides of a cave whereas...

Who discovered blood groups?

BLOOD is the fluid that flows throughout the body and is pivotal for the transportation of materials in and out of the body. Blood...

How can heavy metal music be beneficial?

HAVE you listened to heavy metal songs before? Do bands such as Metallica, Slipknot or Avenged Sevenfold ring a bell? According to an article in...

Where is gold found in nature?

In its natural form, gold is very irregular and not refined, as it is normally seen in its finished state. Gold is found in...

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