Ask any fourth grader, "Who discovered gravity?" The standard answer you'd get is Sir Isaac Newton. But how true is that? Have we given a man credit for another man's hard work? The answer to this question happens to be yes. Manchester University has confirmed that Isaac Newton is not the one who discovered gravity. Let's… Continue reading False Credits to Newton, Manchester University Confirms
Who is Martanda Verma? Most Indians have no idea who he is. But you will be surprised to find that he was actually a great person who has achieved great things and deserves more credit for his achievements. Martanda Verma was a great king of a small kingdom called Travancore (present day Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala).… Continue reading The Man Who Saved India from Dutch Rule
The Annai Ashram is an orphanage for girls in KK Nagar, Trichy that has changed completely thanks to the Robotix Learning Solutions. The Robotix Learning Solutions is an organization founded by sisters Aditi Prasad and Deepti Rao Suchindran. According to them, the number of women in STEM fields is small when compared to the men.… Continue reading Chennai-Based Sisters Build Futures of Orphaned Girls
“Annam para Brahma swarupam” (Food is the essence of life/ the Lord of Creation.) -The Upanishads This age-old quote from the Upanishads has a very deep meaning. Food gives life. As you read this, thousands of people starve, living only on scraps of food. They do not know when the day will come when… Continue reading Fill a Stomach, Fill a Heart
Wonder why the Jam Saheb Digvijay Sinhji School of Warsaw in Poland is named so? Well, Digvijay Singh was once the king of Nawanagar in India. And the story goes way back to before World War 2, when Hitler attacked Poland in 1941. A ship of refugees sailed away from Poland containing 500 women and… Continue reading What You Can Learn From Digvijay Singh
Ever heard of those famous Damascus swords (aka Wootz swords) that were all the rage in 17th century Europe? Well, you'll be surprised to find that this steel was first manufactured in India! Wootz swords are made of wootz steel which is a slight variation of normal steel. It is stronger and more durable than… Continue reading The Wootz Swords of India
Read this heartwarming story that will make you an even prouder Indian and celebrate Independence Day with joy and pride!
Hey, guys! Today's the day that most of us hoist the flag, sing the national anthem, etc. But over the years, I feel like Republic Day has become so commercialized (like that "Flat 20% Off Republic Day Sale" we see all over the place) that we no longer feel the strong patriotism that should be… Continue reading Happy Republic Day!
Rural India has many problems that most of us don’t even know about. 90% of the women in India cannot afford sanitary pads to use during their period. They use everything from an old rag to a leaf. This was a problem that needed to be solved immediately. But this is not really something women… Continue reading India’s Sanitary Napkin Man
This is the incredible story of Lijjat Papad . We must all know the brand Lijjat Papad. Lijjat, in Gujarati, means tasty. The “Lijjat Papad” brand is known for having that “touch of home” we long for. Their delicious, crispy papad is enough to satisfy any Indian craving. But what is behind this “touch of… Continue reading Grit & Entrepreneurship of Indian Women