Apples vs. Caffeine: How Apples can Help Keep you Awake

Apples vs. Caffeine: How Apples can Help Keep you Awake

Apples, as a pomaceous fruit, do not naturally contain caffeine. They do, however, have about 13 grams of sugar – natural sugar, which is much healthier than the 4 grams of Sweet’N Low mixed into your daily coffee. So despite the high sugar levels, eating an apple is a much healthier alternative to drinking coffee.

50 Million Trees planted in just 24 Hours!

50 Million Trees planted in just 24 Hours!

In a mass planting mission aimed at reforestation, Uttar Pradesh government rolled out 50 million saplings to be planted across the state. In an effort to increase the forest cover and to get into the Guiness World records for the most number of trees planted in 24 hours, people from all walks of life came […]

The sun’s first rays touch here!

The sun’s first rays touch here!

In 1999 it was discovered that the Dong valley is the first place in the country to receive the rays of the morning sun (and not Katchal Island in the Andamans as was believed). Since then, visitors to the valley have come chasing the dawn, rising early to make the 8-km trek to catch the […]

Crows mate for life?

Crows mate for life?

More or less. In general, it appears that they do. Unless a mate is killed or severely incapacitated, crows appear to stay with the same mate year after year. It is possible, however, for exceptions to occur. Generally this would happen in the case of a young pair of birds that mated but bred unsuccessfully. […]

Adil Hussain’s link to Assam

Adil Hussain’s link to Assam

Adil was born in Assam, a North-eastern state of India and is currently based in New Delhi. Since his childhood, he acted in many plays and later appeared in television, film, radio plays and stand up comedy performances. He was awarded a scholarship to study acting at the National School of Drama, New Delhi and […]

Harry Potter wand Facts

Harry Potter wand Facts

Harry Potter films have made more than $6 billion at the global box office while worldwide book sales of the Potter saga, total more than $450 million. HARRY POTTER REALLY WORKS HIS WAND 1. Daniel Radcliffe wore out  70-80 wands during the making of the Harry Potter films. 2. Every wand that you see in any of the Harry Potter films is created on-site. No […]

Karen David and her Shillong connection!

Karen David and her Shillong connection!

Karen was born in Shillong, of what she calls a “Chinese, Indian and a sliver of Jewish heritage”. However, she was raised in Canada and then at age 17, Karen moved to London to study at the Guildford School of Acting.