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The smell of freshly cut grass is actually the scent that plants release when in distress.

  • 31/01/2017

I think all of us love the fragrance which comes out while cutting the grass. But friends, that smell is the way of showing the pain which grass feels while getting chopped. It is the distressed condition of the grass which asks for help. The compound it releases is called green leaf volatiles. Grass and … Continue reading “The smell of freshly cut grass is actually the scent that plants release when in distress.”

Evidence for the first clothes dates somewhere between 100,000 to 500,000 years ago

  • 26/01/2017

Clothing is something on which the young generation spends the maximum amount of money. We all are a big aficionado of exceptional and smart clothing. Wearing good clothes not only protect our skin from our surroundings but also reflect our status. Every culture has a unique style of wearing clothes. But the question is from … Continue reading “Evidence for the first clothes dates somewhere between 100,000 to 500,000 years ago”

85% of plant life is found in the ocean

Our planet Earth is 72% of water. This 72% layer is enclosed by the marine biome, comprising of oceans, coral ridges, and bays. Oceans generate a water level covering 15,000 miles (24,000 kilometres) through the planet at an average deepness of more than 2 miles (3.2 km). And if we look at the facts then … Continue reading “85% of plant life is found in the ocean”

Human brain is more active during sleep than during the day

This is certainly an actual fact as whenever I get up in the morning, I still feel tired as if I have done lots of mind-juggling while sleeping. My brain makes me recreate so many lifetime memories which are not possible in real world, and for me, it is conclusive proof that brain manages multifaceted … Continue reading “Human brain is more active during sleep than during the day”

The Ancient Greeks exercised naked.  In fact, this is where our word “gymnasium” comes from; γυμνός (gymnos) means naked in Ancient and Modern Greek.

  • 21/01/2017

The naked gymnasium fact made related news few months back. It was when a gym in Danish gym in Denmark named ‘Spartan Mentality’ by Steffen Haldrup Andersen posted a nude photo of few men exercising, on the internet. The photo showing muscular men doing CrossFit exercises of the day was just a joke on April … Continue reading “The Ancient Greeks exercised naked.  In fact, this is where our word “gymnasium” comes from; γυμνός (gymnos) means naked in Ancient and Modern Greek.”

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