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FIBER OPTICS: The Wizard of Wired Communication - Part 1

FIBER OPTICS: The Wizard of Wired Communication – Part 1
Posted on: May 10, 2019

The plain old telephone system “POTS”, and the rudimentary telegraph—with cables laid underground, and even undersea—were the first inventions that enabled humans to communicate/exchange messages over long distances—even those separated by vast oceans…

Geoengineering: Making Earth a Better Place to Live In - Part 2

Geoengineering: Making Earth a Better Place to Live In – Part 2
Posted on: April 16, 2019

The escalating problems in climate change need to be addressed, but there are only a few scientifically plausible answers when it comes to determining a global policy to save the atmosphere from being polluted by carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases. However, the longer we delay in acting, fewer will be the options eventually available…

Geoengineering: Making Earth a Better Place to Live In - Part 1

Geoengineering: Making Earth a Better Place to Live In – Part 1
Posted on: March 28, 2019

It’s a tad challenging, to discuss in a single article, the manifold changes that occur in global climate. There are many thousands around the world who claim that climate change is very real—who are charged by their belief—and debate passionately that Earth will be in a constant state of change, as it has always been.

Technology to Quench 'Thirst' for Freshwater? - Part 2

Technology to Quench ‘Thirst’ for Freshwater? – Part 2
Posted on: March 6, 2019

Technology attempts to alleviate, in two broad scopes, the obvious water crisis situation in arid and tropical nations alike: (1) Make water-intensive processes more efficient (2) Create new sources of fresh water. While massive amounts of freshwater are consumed by large-scale processes like agriculture, food processing, and…

Technology to Quench 'Thirst' for Freshwater? - Part 1

Technology to Quench ‘Thirst’ for Freshwater? – Part 1
Posted on: February 20, 2019

What could be more important to sustain human life on Earth than freshwater? Water, not food, is quintessential to survival, and the pangs of thirst cripple faster than that of hunger. But then, even food sources require freshwater to grow and proliferate…

Train Travel: Past, Present, and Future!

Train Travel: Past, Present, and Future!
Posted on: January 24, 2019

The history of train travel span over a hundred years, beginning from the steam-powered locomotives and wooden coaches of the 1800s. To think of trains as a vehicle of the past that would get outdated rapidly is only natural, given the rapidly progressing public transportation industry of modern times…

'Clearing the Air' on How to Prevent Air Pollution

‘Clearing the Air’ on How to Prevent Air Pollution
Posted on: January 4, 2019

Amidst news and public imagination being occupied, more than anything else, by global warming, and with our lives being critically impacted by other environmental concerns, the issue of air pollution remains as current as ever—concerns we can’t afford to ignore…

“ODI VILAIYAADU” – Children NEED Active, Physical Play!
Posted on: December 4, 2018

Our short film “ODI VILAIYAADU” insists on the need for kids to put their gadgets away, get on the ground, and indulge in active outdoor play, which will improve their physical and mental well-being…

This is the OLDEST of the Ancient Civilizations...!

This is the OLDEST of the Ancient Civilizations…!
Posted on: November 2, 2018

There had existed four great ancient “cradles of civilization”—Egyptian, Mesopotamian, Chinese, Indus Valley. All four civilizations had originated on the banks of four major rivers—Nile River, Rivers Tigris and Euphrates, Yellow River, Indus River.

Popcorn: A 'Pop'ular story, and so interesting!

Popcorn: A ‘Pop’ular story, and so interesting!
Posted on: June 20, 2018

The first thing that would come to our minds, children and adults alike, on hearing the word “popcorn”, is the movie theatre—a more irresistible “movie theatre snack” is yet to be invented. The sound “pop, pop, pop” welcomes you first, and even before you know it, your nose and taste buds get flagrantly pampered by that smell that is so typical of the atmosphere within the theatre lobby and the cinema hall…

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