Science and Environment

Science and how it affects us daily

Looking at the world around us today, isn’t it amazing how science has affected so much of how people live their daily lives. Science has always played an important role in the progress of human societies. But the pace of scientific accomplishments these days is truly staggering. The rate at…

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Strange Facts Of The Milky Way

The solar system, with the sun at the center and nine planets revolving around it, is located in a galaxy. A galaxy is a gigantic system (held together by the force of gravitation) consisting of stars, murky matter, gas and dust. There are billions of galaxies in the universe and…

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Is there a major hurricane season in the U.S.?

Although hurricanes keep storming several U.S. states during different months of the year, there is a particular season that invites high-intensity hurricanes. History indicates that most of the highly damaging hurricanes have struck the U.S. during October and early November. The season starts with the formation of hurricanes in late…

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How healthcare.gov is bugging Obamacare

The U.S. President, Barack Obama, came up with a new healthcare reform for the nation in 2010. Commonly known as Obamacare, this new act makes it mandatory for all American citizens to purchase medical insurance covers through various online health insurance exchanges. While the government is preparing well to meet…

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Nature Unleashes her Fury

There are times when nature inflicts her fury on man just to prove that while mankind has acquired mastery over many things, he has not mastered the elements. It does not matter whether one lives in a poor country, or one lives in a rich country in Northern Europe; everybody…

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Where East meets West, Underwater

Rudyard Kipling once wrote “East is East, West is West and never the twain shall meet.” But a railway project under the waters of the Bosphorus Strait in Istanbul has disproved that quote. Not only does this underwater railway line connect the two parts of this ancient city, but it…

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