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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 happening in Syria ?

What set off the unrest, what do protesters want—and what about Iran? David A. Graham answers six pressing questions. What’s Going on in Syria? After a slow start, the unrest sweeping the Middle East has reached the Levant. Protesters have been in the streets of Daraa, an agricultural town in Syria’s extreme southwest near the […]

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What are the “vedas” and who wrote them ?

Vedas the old ancient scripture and text have been stated at the world’s oldest piece of literature. They were complied at a time in India when rest of the world was still busy with hunting and hardly knew about even living nicely. The Vedas (Sanskrit वेद véda, “knowledge”) , a large body of texts originated […]

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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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How do a hotel get star rating ?

Hotels have been always linked at being a luxury 5 star or a normal mid-amenity 3 star, but what do this rating actually means and how hotels get their rating ? On the whole, star ratings can be very useful; if you’re just crashing for a few hours during a road trip, you don’t need […]

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Why is Indian Police the way it is ?

“A functioning police state needs no police” though Burroughs did mean it this can at best be considered an utopian dream in our society. To better realize this utopian dream Indian Police Services were created.   Under the British Raj:Then India Act 13 of 1856 reformed the municipal police administration in the three Presidency capitals (Calcutta, Madras, Bombay). […]