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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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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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What is the “GOD particle” (higgs boson)?

Much fuss has been created about the “God Particle”, the curiosity about knowing from where all the things in this universe came. Scientist were so curious about finding the particle that they even created an artificial black hole at a large hadron collider to find the Higgs Boson.   Why is finding Higgs boson so […]