Thursday, 15 September 2016

Do Pets Dream?

Yes, our pets dream too. They move their paws or make noises while dreaming. Research shows that animals can also dream like us.

Sunday, 24 July 2016


Just like with our fingerprints, everyone has a unique tongue print.

Wednesday, 6 July 2016

Bismuth (Bi)

Bismuth is a chemical element with symbol Bi and atomic number 83.

Wednesday, 29 June 2016

Double Rainbow

A double rainbow forms when light refracts twice within water droplets suspended in the air.

In a double rainbow, a second arc is seen outside the primary arc, and has the order of its colours reversed, with red on the inner side of the arc.

Sunday, 19 June 2016

Person with two different coloured eyes

This is an eye disease called Heterochromia iridum & for this one iris is different colour from the other. This is due to mutation of the genes that determine melanin distribution in iris.

This disease is more prelevent in cats & dogs, in humans it is rare.

Sunday, 5 June 2016

Birth Places Of Ram, Sita & Ravan

According to Hindu Ramayana, Janakiharan & some manuscripts of sri lanka it is claimed that the birth places of the characters of Ramayana are as below.

1. Sita ( Janaki ) - Dhanusha district, Nepal

2. Ram - Ayodha, Uttar Pradesh, India

3. Ravan - Sri Lanka.

Thursday, 5 May 2016

Diamond Planet

   Named 55 Cancri e , a “Super-Earth” situated 450 light years far from us.
   After years of observation, astronomers believe that this planet is made mostly of carbon that turned into diamond and graphite.

Thursday, 31 March 2016

Indian Rupee during British Rule

This is how indian rupee looks in 1917, during British rule. The portrait in this note is of George V.

Saturday, 26 March 2016

Indian Dinasour

The dinosaurs showing in the image are some of the dinosaurs found in India.

Recently a fossil of a 135-million-year-old carnivorous dinosaur was found in Kutch district of Gujarat in this year.

Wednesday, 23 March 2016

Longest Tree

Hyperion is the name of a coast redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) in Northern California that was measured at 115.61 m (379.3 ft), which ranks it as the WORLD'S TALLEST KNOWN LIVING TREE. It's roughly 700-800 years old.

The exact location has not been published due to fear of damaging its ecosystem.

Thursday, 17 March 2016

Oldest Song

The origin of music is however unknown but the "oldest known song" was written in
cuneiform , dating to 3400 years ago from Ugarit.

The oldest known musical instrument is a Bone Flute, found in Germany.

Wednesday, 16 March 2016

Recent Extinction

These are the animals/plants that got extinct in the last 5 years.

2013 - The Scioto madtom, a species of fish, is declared extinct.

2014 - Acalypha wilderi has been declared extinct.

2014 - The Bermuda saw-whet owl has been declared extinct.

2015 - Eastern cougar was confirmed extinct.

When we'll awake?

Monday, 7 March 2016

Brain Bank

The single brain bank & brain museum in india named NIMHANS (National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences) situated in Bengaluru, India.

Friday, 26 February 2016

Worlds Most Mysterious Manuscript

Voynich Manuscript

Can you figure out the plant or decode the writing? Well scientists could not managed to do yet!

This manuscript is named after the Polish-American antiquarian bookseller Wilfrid M. Voynich, who acquired it in 1912, the Voynich Manuscript is a detailed 240-page book written in a language or script that is completely unknown. Its pages are also filled with colorful drawings of strange diagrams, odd events and plants that do not seem to match any known species, adding to the intrigue of the document and the difficulty of deciphering it. The original author of the manuscript remains unknown, but carbon dating has revealed that its pages were made sometime between 1404 and 1438. It has been called "the world's most mysterious manuscript."

Religions around the world

According to some estimates, there are roughly 4,200 religions in the world.

Religious symbols in clock-wise order according to the image:
Judaism, Christianity, Islam , Bahá'í Faith, Hinduism, Taoism , Buddhism , Sikhism, Slavic neopaganism , Celtic polytheism, Heathenism (German paganism), Semitic neopaganism , Wicca , Kemetism (Egyptian paganism) , Hellenism , Italo-Roman neopaganism .

Hinduism is the oldest religion still being practiced today. Christianity is the most practiced religion today, however followed by highest growing religion Islam and Hinduism.

Thursday, 25 February 2016

Anandabazar patrika 15th August 1947

Here is the rare first page of famous bengali newspaper  Anandabazar Patrika in the day of independence of India. You can read the whole paper here.

Monday, 1 February 2016

Methods of Death Penalty or Capital Punishment

There are different types of methods for capital punishment all over the world.

1. Hanging till death
2. Lethal injection (injecting a          combination of poisons)
3. Stoning ( a group throws stones till death)
4. Firing bullets
5. Electric shock
6. Gas chamber (putting the prisoner into a sealed chamber filled with hydrogen cyanide, carbon dioxide,  carbon monoxide)

The most interesting method is of Sudan. Here the culprit punished in the same manner in which the offender caused death.

Friday, 29 January 2016

Cheapest Rupee

Do you know which country has the cheapest currency in the world?  Well iran (Iranian rial USD 1 = IRR 24,576) holds the title.

But in near future the cheapest thing in the world may be the MONEY itself!

First Post

Hi I'm Bijan Mahata,  this is my first post. Hope this blog rise up soon.