“Tara” is the story of its namesake which chronicles events from birth to old age. The book deals in-depth with the prejudices of the conservative Indian society and the conflicts between the aspirations of new age Indians and the old, still existing conservatism inherent in the society.Read more
Do you know that Babies are born with 300 bones which gradually reduce to 206 when they become adults? Whatever happened to the 100 odd bones?Read more
What happens when football is mixed up with religious fervour? Read on to find out.Read more
We all know the antics of Alvin & the chipmunks but do you know how important the forest squirrel is to the ecosystem?
And their most important contributions to their forest home comes because they forget where they bury their nuts! Now that’s something you never hear from your mommy – the rewards of a bad memory!Read more
But did you know that good ol’ Ford has lots of interesting stories to tell? Grumpy Nana likes to drive a Ford Mustang and Nina is determined to talk you up on all the awesomeness she is soaking up with Nana & the Mustang.Read more
All of us have grown up watching Popeye and his antics after eating his spinach. If your mother was like mine, she took full advantage of Popeye’s spinach eating gusto to push me eat mine too.
At the time, I thought the toon was funny though cockamamie. So, when I found out that scientists had discovered that spinach protiens and bacteria can be used to harness solar power, I was dumbfounded. Here was Popeye’s awesome predictive powers that I never knew! Rick Riordian should have based his oracles trilogy on Popeye rather than that jaded and whining Apollo!Read more
Did you know that the sunshine vitamin aka vitamin D is not actually a vitamin? Despite the name, vitamin D is considered a pro-hormone and not actually a vitamin.Read more
See what Nina and Nana have to say about microwaves in space. Nina can learn a thing or two from Pell, that’s certain!Read more
It isn’t always that you come across news relating to your lineage splashed on the pages of national dailies. It is even more unusual when they completely contradict “known facts” that you “knew” all your life. This astonishing article yesterday in the Economic Times, upends decades, nay centuries, of legacy on the Indus Valley Civilization and more importantly, all our lineages!Read more
80 hours to save Karen is the tale of a retired air commodore who desperately tries to save his granddaughter after she is rendered comatose. The author has done a great job in setting the entire tale against a supernatural background providing the right amount of spooky details as the protagonist struggles to make sense of a drugged apple look-alike rubber ball and a murdered village physician who attended his comatose granddaughter with a sympathetic cop in the background.Read more