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Brain – Its Classifications & Functions
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Human brain is a part of Central Nervous system as our nervous system is divided in to two parts, the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system. The central nervous system consist of brain and spinal cord while the peripheral system connects the rest of the body to the central system. Human Brain is surrounded by the… Read More »

Mermaids ! Real or Fake ?
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Mermaids are mythological legendary aquatic creatures with a female body twinned with the tail of a fish. In other words a mermaid is a creature with the head and upper body of a female human and the tail of a fish. Some historians, folklorists and scientists believe that the myth of a part-woman, part-fish with great… Read More »

Amazing Pink Lake !
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Since childhood, we have been recognizing water with blue colour in maps, oceans and lakes. But can we think of pink colour for water, if not, then start thinking as we are going to tell you about a lake having pink water. Yes, we are talking about Lake Hillier which is located on Middle Island, off… Read More »

World’s First Automobile
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The first stationary gasoline engine developed by Carl Benz was a one-cylinder two-stroke unit which ran for the first time on New Year’s Eve 1879. Benz had so much commercial success with this engine that he was able to devote more time to his dream of creating a lightweight car powered by a gasoline engine,… Read More »

Origin of Trigonometric Functions & Zero
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Trigonometric functions: Astronomy is the oldest of all the natural sciences and in India it dates back to the period of Indus Valley Civilization during 3rd millennium BCE, when it was used to create calendars. So the use of trigonometric functions arises from the early relation between Mathematics and Astronomy. However, the first work on trigonometric… Read More »

Shampoo- Who Invented it ?
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The word shampoo in English is derived from Hindustani chāmpo (चाँपो ) and dates to 1762. The shampoo itself originated in the eastern regions of the Mughal Empire that ruled erstwhile India, particularly in the Nawab of Bengal where it was introduced as a head massage, usually consisting of alkali, natural oils and fragrances. Shampoo was first introduced in Britain by a Bengali entrepreneur from Bihar named “Sake… Read More »

Origin of Chess or Chaturanga
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The earliest precursor of modern chess game called chaturanga which flourished in India by the 6th century during the Gupta Empire (280-550 CE). Chaturanga is an ancient Indian strategy game which is the common ancestor of the board games like chess, shogi, sittuyin, makruk, xiangqi and janggi. A common theory behind the India’s development of the board and… Read More »

Hindu numeral system
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It is a positional decimal numeral system, nowadays the most common symbolic representation of numbers in the world. It is also called as Hindu–Arabic numeral system. They were invented by Hindu mathematicians between the 1st and 5th centuries and first appeared in Brahma-sphuta-siddhanta (Correctly Established Doctrine of Brahma) written by Brahmagupta in 628 AD having 25 chapters, when he was 30… Read More »

Takshila 700 BCE- World’s first University
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The world’s first university was established in Takshila or Taxila around 700 BC. More than 2700 years back it is existed in ancient India and believed to be flourished from 600 BC to 500 AD, in the kingdom of Gandhar (Presently Haryana). Taxila is a town situated in Rawalpindi District of Punjab, Pakistan. Takshila was a part of India… Read More »

Plastic surgery (600 BCE):
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Surgery existed in India 2600 years ago. Sushruta is regarded as the Father of Surgery & his team conducted many complicated surgeries like cataract, artificial limbs, cesareans, fractures, urinary stones, plastic surgery and brain surgeries.  The ancient surgeon ‘Sushruta’ was the famous surgeon of Kashi (Benares), also known as Varanasi which is the Ancient City and… Read More »