New York, April 19: A thity-lakh-year-old landscape still exists beneath the Greenland ice sheet, shows a study. "Pre-glacial landscapes can remain preserved for long periods under continental ice sheets, said the study.
Jammu, April 19: Jammu-Srinagar highway was closed today for vehicular traffic after heavy rain over the past night triggered landslides in the Ramban sector.
Bhubaneswar, April 19: Prohibitory orders were imposed today in the district headquarter town of Kendrapada in Odisha after post-poll violence in the area, say police. The order prohibits the assembly of more than four people. It will remain in force for 24 hours or until the situation normalises, officials said.
Los Angeles, April 19: Singer Beyonce Knowles and her husband and music producer Jay-Z are reportedly planning for their second child.
Ranchi, April 19: Eight members of a marriage party were killed and three injured in Dhanbad of Jharkhand after a truck ploughed into them when they were reveling on a city road Friday night, said police today.
Bhubaneswar, April 18: The NHRC has sought a report from the health ministry on the action taken to curb the use of calcium carbide for the artificial ripening of fruit, a petitioner said Friday.
Kolkata, April 17: Over 80 percent voters exercised their franchise at four Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal today.
New Delhi, April 17: The Supreme Court today refused to entertain a plea for a SIT probe into the alleged "clandestine" role of the Indian Army in the Sri Lankan government's 2008-2009 operation against the rebel Tamil organisation LTTE.
New Delhi, April 17: Nearly 10 crore electors voted in 12 Indian states today in the sixth round of parliamentary election to pick 121 MPs in a battle vital for all major stakeholders.
Patna, April 16: Ram Sundar Das, the 93-year-old incumbent Lok Sabha member from Bihar's ruling JD-U, Wednesday filed his nomination papers from Hajipur constituency.
Water may be the elixir of life, but it sure can send your health into a tailspin, even endanger your life, if you drink too much of it.
This happens only in Tehran: Here people pay you to walk behind their car, so the traffic cameras can not capture their number-plates when they enter the restricted-traffic areas!
When he first synthesized LSD on November 16, 1938, during his research on lysergic acid derivatives, Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann was not looking for something to get high on. In fact, he was searching for a respiratory and circulatory stimulant.
We all have heard of Jadav "Molai" Payeng, a man who spent 30 years single-handedly planting a sprawling 1,360-acre forest on a sandbar in River Brahmaputra in native India. Here is another man, from Kerala in India, who transformed a 32 acre barren hillside into a lush forest. Meet Abdul Kareem from Kasargod, Kerala…
Puffer, blowfish, swellfish, or, in Japanese, fugu – is perhaps the world’s most deadly fish. However, strangely in Japan, the fugu epitomises gourmet dining.
When the lives of 95 Harvard University students from the 1940s were followed up into middle age, the men with the highest intelligence test scores in college were found not to have been particularly successful in their careers. Nor did they have the greatest life satisfaction or the most happiness with friendships, family and romantic relationships.
Hinduism has a healthy tradition of settling the intellectual disagreements through debates called Shastrarth, held in full public glare. Literally, shastrarth means: Interpretation of scriptures. Later on, these debates evolved into brainstorming sessions in which participants quoted from scriptures in support of their arguments. In modern times, the weapon of shastrarth was used with considerable success by social reformers In India to purge Hinduism of various evils that had crept into it over the past 5,000 years. The most famous example of shastrarth being used to this effect is Swami Dayanand Saraswati defeating Kashi Pandits who supported idol worship.
The morning of August 24, A.D. 79, was clear and sunny along the Bay of Naples. In his bakeshop in the fashionable resort town of Herculaneum, Sextus Patulcus set out bread and pastries, imprinted with his initials. Greengrocer Aulus Fuferus watered the fruits and vegetables on his stand. A gem cutter worked on a delicate cameo, while a bronze caster repaired a candelabrum. Tailors, artists and tavern keepers were equally busy. The town was crowded with visitors who had come to enjoy the competitions being held in the Palestra, the athletic field, to commemorate the birthday of Augustus, the first emperor of Rome.
A picture shows new South Sudanese arrivals awaiting processing in the Kule refugee camp near the Pagak Border Entry point in the Gambela Region of Ethiopia, during a visit of the head of the UNHCR.
Arnold Schwarzenegger – IQ 135. You can’t make this stuff up.
The typical history textbook has a lot of ground to cover and only so many pages to devote to anything before Jesus. For most of us, that means ancient history is a three-dog show—Egypt, Rome, and Greece. Which is why it’s easy to get the impression that, outside of those three, our map of the ancient world is mostly just blank space. But actually nothing could be further from the truth. Plenty of vibrant and fascinating cultures existed outside that narrow focus. Let’s fill in the blanks.
Matthew Albanese is artist who fascinated with special effects and magic. Matthew own a stunning artwork collection of photographs that will blow your mind with their realistic presence. On the left side in gallery you can see the final image and on the right you will be able to see how image was created using his special effects. Scroll down and enjoy in today’s gallery with 15 beautiful artworks.
Although it may be hard to believe, summer is right around the corner. It's time to start compiling a list of your must-reads for the summer, and we've got eight that you'll want to add. As we wrap up another month of