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The Door to Hell

The Derweze in Turkmenistan – or, as the locals have called it, ‘The Door to Hell’. This giant hole of fire in the heart of the Karakum Desert is a crater made by geologists more than 40 years ago, and the flames within have been burning ever since. Soviet geologists were drilling at the site […]

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Do chickens need roosters to be able to lay eggs?

This is a common misconception. You don’t need a rooster for your hens to lay eggs. A rooster is needed to fertilize the eggs to hatch them into baby chicks, but hens will lay just as many eggs whether there’s a rooster around or not. Some farmers prefer to keep an all-female flock, and urban […]

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What is a Trojan and why is it named a “Trojan ” ?

A Trojan is a malicious software that is usually added to a rather useful software without the knowledge of the installer. Trojan should not be mistaken for a virus. Instead a Trojan would go into your computer masked as a safe and useful application where it would site back and wait. The Trojan then would […]

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What is the difference between a Hyper Market, Super Market, Departmental Store and a General Store ?

New stores are being opened up each day in various cities some call themselves supermarket while some departmenal store andwhatever. But what characteristics make a store a hypermarket, supermarket or something else.   Hypermarket Hypermarkets, like other big-box stores, typically have business models focusing on high-volume, low-margin sales. Because of their large footprints — a […]

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Why did Edison And Nikon Tesla became enemies ?

Thomas Alva Edison & Nikon Tesla were the two great scientist who developed many devices that have greatly influenced life around the world. But these two great men were never at ease with each other. Edison and Tesla were termed as the biggest rivals with the tales of their bitterness still repeated over time. Thomas […]

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Why we say “touch wood” after saying something we don’t want to happen?

I never loose a bet “touch wood” or  I never loose any bets I ever make, “touch wood”. Do these sentences seem similar to you in any manner? Well, the similarity is in the use of phrase “touch wood” . We use the phrase to ward off bad-luck but have you ever tried to find out why […]

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What are the best subject in B.Tech. for Computer Engineers?

B.Tech has been the hot shot course that often students dream as a path that leads to nice job (money) and a comfortable life. A student must take a B.Tech or other similar course to become an engineer. We (whatwhy) in this post focus on the most necessary subjects for a “computer engineer” in B.Tech; […]

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Which is the best & safest seat on a bus ?

It’s better to first and pre-handedly select the most favorable seat that would make your journey merry than to regret on the worst seat that made your journey like hell. Well let’s consider the seats in a bus –   How safe and comfortable are the Front Seat in a bus? Well, the front seats […]

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What is the “unspoken language” we all know ?

We all use words to communicate with each other, but beside this there is another yet unnoticed language very common in use and doesn’t need any words , I call it the “Unspoken Language”. What actually is the “unspoken language” ? Some people might confuse this with body or sign language, but this is much […]

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Where from did the world “hello” originate ?

“Hello” has been accused of being the most said word ever thanks to our numerous telephone calls. So we though of just researching that from where actually this word came from. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, hello is an alteration of hallo, hollo, which came from Old High German “halâ, holâ, emphatic imperative of […]