The smell that we could sense during the early showers of a rainy
season is due to a bacteria called actinomycetes.
The word France has derived from the Latin word 'Francia', which means 'The land of Franks'. Frank is the name of the German tribe which has once lived in France.
- Humans are born with around 270 bones while at birth. But some of those bones get fused off to form 206 bones. The total structure of our bones is called as a skeleton. More..
Penguins are the flightless creatures which live mostly in the cold temperatures of Southern Hemisphere. The oldest fossils of penguins denote their habitat on earth for more than 60 million years. More..
The Digestive System
We eat food almost involuntarily without thinking of… what happens to the food we keep in our mouth. Though our body has it’s own precisive mechanism of digesting the food without our knowledge... More..
Mercury is not just the closest among the planets to the sun, but also the smallest. Its diameter is around 4879 kms at the equator. If compared to the mass of earth... More..
Antarctica is the 5th largest continent on the earth. It's spread over 1.4 crore square miles over the south pole of the earth. 98% of Antarctica is covered by ice and the average density of the ice is over 1 mile in depth! More..
The earth is made up of various layers like an onion. The thickest layer of it is called Mantle. You can reach the mantle if you travel for around 30 kilometers `into` the earth. More..