This Guy Had The Best Reaction When He Bumped Into The Biggest Spider In The World.

Etymologist Piotr Naskrecki studies katydids, a type of insect related to crickets. He walks alone and at night into the depths of South American rainforests as part of his research. He walks carefully through the forest, taking pains not to disturb anyone or anything he comes across, and listens for the faint trill of the insect’s wings. A few years ago, while studying in Guyana, Naskrecki and immersed in his ritual, Naskrecki heard a sound…

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A corner for nature

The project to make a large forest patch in Bengaluru India’s first ‘Butterfly Conservation Reserve’ (“A little neglect helps butterflies thrive in Bengaluru oasis”, Sept.1) is one that should be re Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/letters/a-corner-for-nature/article9066608.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

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If You Need To Get Away, Consider A Trip To One Of These Amazing Remote Places.

It’s common to have that “I need to get away” feeling, especially if you live in a densely populated area. A crowded commute, a traffic jam, or an endless line at the grocery store is enough to make you consider selling your house and taking off to live in a cave like a hermit. Honestly, you would probably regret that decision almost immediately. Some people, though, love the remote life….

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The Truth Behind The Legend Of Leprechauns Is Not What You Think

Leprechauns have always been the unofficial mascot of St. Patrick’s Day, but if you bring them up to actual Irish people, chances are that you’ll get laughed out of the pub. So we decided to do our best to trace everyone’s favorite tiny, red-bearded men back to their origins. We’ll pinpoint their journey from mythological creatures to breakfast cereal mascots. Here are all the facts we know about leprechauns. 1….

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If You Don’t Know Much About Mustard Gas, You’ll Be Horrified By Its Effects

Among the cruelest tactics of war is the use of chemicals to kill or incapacitate soldiers. Mustard gas, or sulfur mustard, is just one of these debilitating agents that is relatively easy to produce, and its blistering effects are incredibly painful. It was developed as early as 1822, but it wasn’t first used until World War I when the German Army deployed it in 1917 against British and Canadian soldiers…

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They Say This Is The Most Beautiful Street In The World. One Walk Down It And I Agree.

People on the internet call Rua Goncalo de Carvalho the “most beautiful street in the world,” and you’ll soon understand why. It is a street in Porto Alegre, the capital city of the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul. What you’ll notice about the street isn’t related to the street at all. In fact, what you will notice is the massive amount of trees. Each side of the street…

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It Looks Like This Driver Should Have Been Dead, But Watch What Happens At The End

Witnessing a car accident can be completely terrifying. When a vehicle rolls over, it seems impossible that the people inside won’t suffer life-altering injuries or even die. That’s why seatbelts are so important. Unfortunately, even when people are careful, accidents do happen. One driver caught a terrifying rollover on video through their dash cam, and when they saw the driver go flying from their white Jeep, they braced themselves for…

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Ranjan T. L. works as a driver on call

I enjoy travelling and so I enjoy going on long trips with my clients I have travelled to Bengaluru, Chennai, Ooty, Kodaikanal, Rameswaram….I am not all that particular about food. Some of my customer Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/features/metroplus/society/ranjan-t-l-works-as-a-driver-on-call/article8875621.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

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No green nod yet for smart city around Navi Mumbai airport

The proposed new airport at Navi Mumbai has hit a minor hurdle with the Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) withholding clearances for the Pushpak Nagar layout, a greenfield smart city around t Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/mumbai/news/no-green-nod-yet-for-smart-city-around-navi-mumbai-airport/article9096491.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

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