Do you lick a person and purr to show affection? Do you knead when in a state of ease? Do you use facial marking to signify your territory? If your answer to the above questions is a resounding yes, then we have some good news for you, dear cat. You can be employed in a […]
Zorawar Shukla, General Zooz from Delhi based Reggae Rajah,s made his first film ‘A Prayer for Aliyah’. It’s a film about 7,500 Kuki-Chin-Mizo (or Chhinlung Chhuak) tribals who believe that they are the descendants of the Lost Tribe of Menasseh, one of the two sons of Joseph, whose father was Jacob in the Bible. Having […]
Borrowing the pearls of Jawaharlal Nehru, India’s geographical history can also be summed up as “a bundle of contradictions held together by strong but invisible threads”. Here are some unique old Indian maps that have successfully found their way into the digital medium and thus, eternity.
Ravi Shastri once said ‘Sunday is a funday‘ . He has also said a lot of other things. But at least he is the authentic source of these quotes unlike some of these quotes which have been wrongly attributed to some unsuspecting individuals. Let them Eat Cake The Misquote: “Qu’ils mangent de la brioche” was […]
TODAY is the National Day of Iceland, commemorating its independence from Denmark on this day 70 years ago. While the US government decided to issue a 131 words press release, we try to do something more interesting like talk about their contributions to the world in these 70 years.
You think you’ve been in the industry for over a decade and can safely call yourself a star. And so, any script that you bring will be readily accepted by the big studio heads, sitting at the top of the ladder. But what if that script is not accepted by them? You create your own […]
Unless you are Paul’s blood relative, you must be looking at validation of your gut feeling while challenging your friends at ‘Who will win the 2014 Football World Cup?’. So, your friendly neighbourhood digital knowledge magazine brings to you the world cup predictions of some of the world’s reputed research and sports organisations. You might […]
Yesterday, Tesla Motors CEO, Elon Musk, wrote a blogpost where he informed that Tesla is suspending enforcement of all its patents, “in the spirit of the open source movement, for the advancement of electric vehicle technology.” Like him, many believe that patent wars have done little but reduce competition and tie up useful capital in […]
The world of espionage is a world of oblivion, betrayal and torture. Despite the threat of certain death, spies have never shied away from risks in putting their life in danger for the sake of their motherland. One such spy was Ravinder Kaushik was born in Rajasthan on April 11, 1952. He was a famous […]
Beijing recently released a white paper where it announced that the central government holds “comprehensive jurisdiction” over Hong Kong and is the source of its autonomy. Hong Kongers burned copies of Beijing’s white paper on “one country, two systems” and accused the central government of treating the Basic Law like toilet paper. They said Beijing […]
‘England invented football, Brazil mastered it’ goes the popular saying. And this summer, Football will be the trending topic across the world. But as the World Cup arrives, some Brazilians will stay put with these uniquely Brazilian games that they have created.
Wikipedia lists largest film industries in two ways- And The second list is skewed towards more populated countries. Thus, we talk about the film industries from the first list.
First a graph- The chart shows the percentage improvement in the Olympic timings of the winners from 1912 to 2012. For long distance(marathon), the winner in London 2012 (Stephen Kiprotich) got an 18% better timing than the winner at Stockholm 1912 (Ken McArthur). For middle distance (800m), the improvement has been 10% and for sprint […]
Yesterday, was World Environment Day. The day that little kids write ‘Save environment’ messages on paper made from cutting trees. And the day when people undertook some initiatives worth talking about here- UK: Royal Mail launched special stamps to highlight threat to UK fisheries Catch of the day! Check out our new #SustainableFishStamps we’re […]