Let's Know About 10 Leading Causes of Death

While some might harbor fears of dying from a lightning strike or shark attack, the cause of your ultimate demise is likely to be much less conspicuous. Here are the top 10 leading causes of death in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The data are based on deaths in 2007, the most recent year for which statistics are available. Septicemia Septicemia, or bacteria in the bloodstream , killed 34,828 people in 2007. It can result from infections throughout [...]

Thinking About Death Can Make You Value Life More

Go ahead and contemplate your own mortality. How does it feel? Would you be surprised to learn that it can potentially improve your mental health to think about your death more often? It is also impossible to truly know what it is like to die. So here we are, as humans, in this predicament: we have this desire to live, but we ultimately know we will die, and we don’t even know what it is like to experience what can often cause a high level [...]

Goats can quickly learn and remember how to perform certain tasks: New Study

Goats might be smarter than once thought — it turns out, they can quickly learn and remember how to perform certain tasks, according to a new study. The findings may help explain goats’ ability to adapt to a variety of environments. The goats’ ability to retrieve food from the box may mean that the animals are generally good at problem solving a skill that could come handy when they look for food and water sources. The findings may help researchers understand why goats adapt easily [...]

Let's know about 11 Surprising facts about the Skeletal System

An adult’s skeletal system consists 206 bones, 32 teeth and a network of other structures that connect the bones together. This system performs a number of vital functions, such as giving the body its form, assisting with bodily movements and producing new blood cells. Here are 11 surprising facts about the skeletal system. 1. Babies have more bones than adults. Adults have 206 bones in their bodies, but the same is not true for infants. The skeleton of a newborn baby has approximately 300 different [...]

5 Must Visit Temples In Pakistan

Hinduism is perhaps one of the oldest religions, and is followed by over 9000 million people worldwide. Though majority of Hindus reside in India, there are substantial numbers of Hindus present in various other parts of the world. To offer prays to the deity, the Hindus have constructed immense temples all across the world. A temple is considered as the holiest place of worship by the Hindus. And as such you are sure to witness the marvelous architecture of the Hindu temples in Bangladesh, Indonesia, [...]

6 Most Visited Religious Places Around Mumbai

The commercial capital of India and one of the largest metropolitans, Mumbai is also renowned for its secular character. It manifests the character not only because of a multi lingual population, but also because it has made space within its territory for extravagant religious structures of different faiths. From beautiful temples and glorious mosques, to serene churches, there are plenty of religious places in Mumbai for the pious soul to explore. Here’s a list of the most visited religious places around Mumbai where thousands of [...]

6 Best Street Food to Enjoy in Mumbai

Mumbai is truly a place to be if you love street food. Stalls of Pav Bahji, Pani Poori, Mumbai Bhel, Vada Pav, and some mouthwatering crabs and tikkas are everywhere. Every nook and corner sells specialties, and yet people don’t mind travelling long distances to finally arrive at best street food stalls to savor some of the best lip smacking foods. They go perfectly well with the humid summers, are loaded with spices and you wouldn’t want to miss them for the world. Here’s a [...]

6 Roads in Delhi Where Traffic Jams are Frequent

A resident of Delhi at some point or other does experience the biggest nightmare for a traveler on road, Traffic! It is simply unavoidable at the peak hours of the day, but people who have been caught in unexplainable traffic for long have become smart in avoiding getting stuck. They find alternate routes or prefer spending an extra hour in office to smoothly drive their way back to home. For those who have been lucky enough to have not yet experienced the Delhi traffic (the [...]

6 Ideas to Ensure Safety for Women in Delhi

Everyday news of women becoming victim of molestation, rape, kidnapping, stalking, eve teasing and violence is daunting for a Delhi resident, such as me. Are we ever going to freely walk on roads without bothering about who is following us or dress up like we desire, without worrying about who will pass a lecherous remark anytime? The answer to this lies not only in how we deal with such situations but also how the system needs to change to make the city fearless for us. [...]

6 Areas in Delhi Where Women Should Be Alert

Though I am not of the opinion that women should avoid doing things to feel safe or prevent themselves from falling victims to crime, still a little awareness of how danger can be prevented can make one cautious. Delhi lately has been tarnished with the tag of ‘Rape City’, which I deeply wish gets removed soon. This requires efforts from the system as well as the inhabitations of the state. A combined effort will surely make Delhi the city it was earlier. A crime can [...]

9 Real Ways Earth Could End

Catastrophic climate change and hostile aliens routinely play prominent roles in Hollywood visions of apocalyptic endings to humanity’s stint on planet Earth. In fact, from the 1950s “The Day the Earth Stood Still” to the 1960s “Planet of the Apes” to more recent apocalyptic flicks like “The Day After Tomorrow,” and “After Earth,” doomsday has been explored plenty in fiction. But although these blockbusters may be pure fantasy, many scientists are worried about other perilous scenarios — some of which are even scarier than anything [...]

Top 5 Richest Bollywood Celebs

1. Shahrukh Khan: He’s the badshah of Bollywood and rightly so. Apart from his long standing career in the Hindi film industry, his personal life, his controversies, there’s another reason why SRK stands out from the crowd. The actor has made it to the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list and there’s no guesses for this one! King Khan dominated the list, capturing the Numero Uno position. As of December 31st, the actor makes 220.5 Crore through films and his many endorsements. SRK’s last release Chennai [...]

7 Ways Animals are like Humans

Animals and Humans We humans like to think of ourselves as a special bunch, but it turns out we have plenty in common with other animals. Math? A monkey can do it. Tool use? Hey, even birds have mastered that. Culture? Sorry, folks — chimps have it, too. Here’s a list of some of the top parallels between humans and our animal kin. You may be surprised at how similar we are to even our distant relations. Ears Like a Katydid Humans have complex ears [...]

Eating a calorie-restricted diet may help monkeys live longer: New Study

Eating a calorie-restricted diet may increase longevity and improve health in rhesus monkeys, a new study suggests. The average life span of the animals in captivity is about 26 years, but more than half of the monkeys in the study on calorie-restricted diets lived to at least age 30. The study also found that the animals not on calorie-restricted diets had nearly triple the risk of age-related disease, compared with those in the calorie-restricted group. The results suggests that calorie restriction could improve longevity and [...]

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