Is Coconut Oil Good for Your Skin?

While some complain that the oil can block the pores on our body and cause blackheads, we explore some real claim backed by research about coconut oil and how it can help your skin. Skin, being the largest organ of the body, functions as the necessary interface between the internal and the external environment. Our…

Valentine and Kamadeva, the Indian Cupid

The most delightful season of the year, Spring is here! And I could not be more excited. As the flowers have started blooming in my backyard garden, I can sense the arrival of the day-of-love just around the corner. Don’t you? Valentine and the Indian Cupid Valentine’s day often gets connected with the Cupid —…

Do plants attract suitors by their flashy colours?

Relationship between Colors Of Flower And Insects We all admire the beautiful colors of various flowers. Colors play a huge role in determining the flower. The beautiful colors in red roses, and happy yellow sunflowers, are seen because of the same reason people have black or blonde hair. Have you ever wondered about the origin…

How Does Breathing Through One Nostril Affect Cognitive Abilities?

For most of us breathing is done involuntarily. But what if we can actively control breathing? Breathing helps in modulating the cortical neural activity, and several breathing exercises are said to have purported to have effects on the cognitive and emotional functions. The relative nostril efficiency is related to the hemispheric EEG performance and difference…

Do octopuses mate to death?

Octopuses prefer living alone and come together only for mating.  While the myth about female octopuses devouring the male after mating is true in some cases, there are other situations too. A lot of factors come into play when we talk about the aftermath of the mating process and they determine what happens to the…

Should we worry about the new strain of Corona virus?

This is the latest thing doing the rounds (3rd week of December 2020) among medical fraternity and the common people. We had doubts when we heard the news about the new strain in the UK and the panic related to the arrival of few travelers from the island nation. We have an important update for…

21 Kangaroo facts you didn’t know

Kangaroos are one of the most fascinating creatures on the Earth and here are some cool facts you didn’t know. If you are planning a trip to Australia, make sure you visit one of the sanctuaries that have Kangaroos and your time would be worth it. 21 Cool Kangaroo facts: 1.Joey, when born, is the…