Guinea Pig

10 Facts About Guinea Pigs

Some facts about Guinea pigs are well known. The most common being the ambiguity behind their name – they are not pigs and neither do they hail from Guinea or New Guinea for that matter. Let’s take a look at some lesser …

Why Do Dogs Chase Their Tails?

It is a very common sight to see puppies chasing their tails. Each one of us has observed this at some point in life. It is as common as a child going around in circles. Just like children, puppies too are fascinated …

Facts About the Grand Canyon

As time progresses many questions about the Earth and the environment around us are answered using science. However, many events such as evolution and the Big Bang theory are scientifically possible, yet cannot be proven to have actually occurred. The creation of …

What are the Seven Deadly Sins?

In Proverbs 6:16-19, King Solomon states ‘There are six things the Lord hates, seven that are detestable to him: haughty eyes, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood, a heart that devises wicked schemes, feet that are quick to rush into …

Why Do Beans Give You Gas?

Why does one get gas from beans? Beans contain a category of complex sugars called Oligosaccharides. These sugars have a high molecular weight and hence cannot be absorbed by the villi. Thus, they pass undigested through the intestinal tract. Once they reach …
Mount Elbrus

Highest Mountain in Europe

The Europeans know the mountain as Mount Elbrus, while the Karachays know it is the Mingi Taw, which basically means Thousand Mountain. Elbrus is situated in the Russian Republic. The mountain’s twin cones reach as high as 18,510 and 18,356 feet, making …

Child Actors Who Died Young

Stardom can often come at a price. Any breakout star has the choice of a lavish and luxurious lifestyle, but can also follow a much darker path. A child actor can be plucked from obscurity, or beat thousands of other applicants for …
Queen Victoria

Facts About Queen Victoria

There is a lot to be said about Queen Victoria. In fact, a great deal already has. Crowned the reigning monarch of the United Kingdom at the age of 18, her 63 year reign lent its name to an entire era, a …

Largest Stadiums in the World

You might be visiting different stadiums in your area frequently, and it might be an exciting experience. However, have you ever imagined what it is like visiting one of the biggest stadiums of the world? The two ends of such stadiums seem …

Biggest Earthquake in History

There are some terrible days you cannot forget ever, especially if they have touched your life in some way. May 21, 1960 was one such day, the day when the world saw the biggest, the most terrible earthquake ever. The name given …

Actors Who Died During Filming

It’s always a tragedy when a well known star dies. Their iconic status is cemented, serving as role models to a generation of aspiring actors and film-goers. Not all of them have the fortune to live long lives, and all the more …

Highest Mountains in the World

There is something about mountains that seems to capture the human imagination. Many people are drawn to mountainous areas to spend time on vacation or for the unique recreational activities those areas offer. Others just enjoy the beauty and sense of peace …

Highest Grossing Movies of All Time

Determining which movies are the highest-grossing of all time could be a bit tricky since movies earn revenue from multiple sources these days. It’s not as simple as it once was prior to the invention of television and DVD disks. It’s often …