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  • Breaking Down The Trampoline Science - Jumping on a trampoline looks like an easy and mindless activity but there’s so much more to it than you think. The rebounding effect of a trampoline has several lessons in physics that you could learn from. It’s all about questioning what is happening around you. Why do you bounce Continue Reading...
  • sign language gorilla Koko Leaves The World With A Legacy Of Emotions - Koko was a western lowland Gorilla that showed the world the deep empathetic and emotional side of animals. She became one of the most famous members of her species with her mind-blowing language and expression skills. You would recall her as the sign language Gorilla but she had many more Continue Reading...
  • summer cooling Foolproof Summer Cooling With Science - It’s the month of June and summer is at its peak. We are all sweating it out outdoors and turning up our ACs indoors. But understanding what’s happening to our body and how we can keep it cool is important. A quick understanding of atmospheric temperature and body temperature will Continue Reading...
  • world environment day Where Does India Rank In The Environment Friendly List? - A small country by area but larger than most by population. India has long dug up a deep pit of environment troubles for itself. Rising pollution levels, mismanagement of waste and overuse of natural resources are just some of the alarming highlights. Then why are we the global host this Continue Reading...
  • evaporative cooling Save On Energy And Money | Switch To Evaporative Cooling - Rising temperatures and soaring electricity bills go hand in hand. Our refrigerators and ACs work the hardest during summer months. These life-saving appliances though help us get through the hot months but are not very environment-friendly. Apart from consuming a huge amount of electricity it also has a hazard of Continue Reading...
  • telegraph invention The Device That Changed How Wars Were Fought And Won - Before the smartphones and internet and even the advent of telephones, there was the telegraph. The invention was one of the first ever efforts into building system of long-term electronic communication. While a postal system was widely used, it was not very accommodating to urgent communication needs. When And Who Continue Reading...
  • nipah virus What We Know About A New Virus Outbreak In Kerala - A very recently identified Nipah Virus has caused its first case of the outbreak in India. Discovered just about 20 years ago, it has affected Bangladesh the most with 8 cases of the outbreak from 2001 till date. No vaccine has been developed yet but some knowledge about the disease Continue Reading...
  • crimean bridge Some Did You Knows About Crimea That Russia Linked With A Bridge - Crimea is geographically located on the northern coast of the Black Sea in Eastern Europe. Crimea also called ‘Taurica’ by the Greek and Roman empires that ruled there has had a traumatising history of war and deportation. The result was that the native Crimean Tatars were never able to return Continue Reading...
  • keplers law Discovering What Happens In Space | Kepler’s Laws Of Planetary Motion - Before Kepler published his laws after years and years of calculations, people believed that the Earth was the centre of the universe and all other planets and the sun revolved around it. This was driven by religious beliefs of God being the creator of the Earth hence it was the Continue Reading...
  • automatic closing door How We Fix It At Scraplabs! Chapter 1: Automatic Door Closer - Things we make often break or need some maintenance to see through the years. But most of us find ourselves replacing things or seeking professional to repair or fix them. We at Scraplabs like to do things differently. How often do you find yourself annoyed by people who don’t close Continue Reading...