As everyone is becoming more aware of it, especially in an ongoing pandemic, social media plays a significant role in many lives. Social media networking sites have made communicating and connecting to the world effortless for us. Be it Facebook, Whatsapp, Instagram, Twitter, or Youtube — these big names have … Continue Reading
A still from 1961, when the Cold War had moved beyond tactical warfare—national identities were at stake. Fierce competition between the US and USSR had taken the War to space. At the Baikonur Cosmodrome, (in present-day Kazakhstan), a group of ambitious scientists and aviators set out to create history and … Continue Reading
It’s the middle of summer; everyone is outside, making the most of the warmth and breeze. Children are frolicking, families meandering. Ice creams and cold drinks are passed around to beat the heat. Shallow inflatable pools, sandboxes, trampolines, and the like are brought out for entertainment and to encourage young … Continue Reading
From PacMan and Tetris to GTA and Street Fighter, the gaming industry has grown immensely. Now, it isn’t necessary to walk into an arcade to play these games—you can achieve them from the comforts of your home! With better Sound Systems and Renderers, the quality of video games … Continue Reading
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Dakshin Gangotri Research Station (70.7500° S, 11.5833° E), Antarctica, Earth
Harish Ramakrishnan –
A biting wind pierced through my chest as if it was trying to penetrate through my heart. No amount of training back in India would have prepared me for such conditions. Stepping out … Continue Reading
Everybody hates wires. They’re a nightmare to maintain, a pain to use, and they break easily. There was thus a need for an invention that could deliver us from the evil of the wired medium of communication: and its name was Bluetooth.
Today, we use Bluetooth for countless things, … Continue Reading
You frown at the number, but only for a fraction of a second, as you shrug and proceed. Your fingers tap four times, and a small rotating circle keeps you waiting a second longer, until a vibrant tick mark shows up. You thrust your phone into the shopkeeper’s gaze, simultaneously … Continue Reading
The first link on a Google search, the start of a YouTube video, the next story on Instagram, What do they all have in common? – Advertisements.
Bitcoin may be the digital currency, but advertisements make the digital economy. Major companies that appear to provide their products free of cost. … Continue Reading
In the year 1976, researchers from Florida discovered a correlation between the Ambygdial Cortex and the size of the hands. Ambygdial Cortex is that part of the brain which governs most behavioural functions. This study, therefore, gained some major acclaim as it could predict personality patterns based on the structure … Continue Reading