Who Clapped For The First Time?

A person clapping

Clap is one of the very first things that babies learn to do. And as we grow old, we get to know that clapping is an acceptable way to show happiness and appreciation. We clap to cheer our favorite team or when a speaker makes a point we appreciate at a political … Read more

If a Zombie Bites a Vampire, Does the Vampire Become A Zombie?


Zombies and vampires are based on myths and folklore originating from the 17th and 18th centuries. However, their birth origin is not confirmed. They were first introduced in films and movies as menacing monsters that ate one’s flesh and devoured their blood. They were a big hit in the movie production of … Read more

What Would Happen If Every Human Jumps Into the Oceans?

Take a small stone and drop it in a bowl of water from a fair height. You will hear a plonk sound. Everyone loves it. Throwing stones in a body of water is a fun activity, and people do it all the time – especially around lakes while enjoying a picnic with … Read more

Why Are There Four Silent Letters in the Word “Queue”?


What are Silent Letters? In English pronunciation, the term silent letter is used for the letters or the combination of alphabets that are not pronounced. For example, “c” scissors, “k” in knife, “t” in listen, “g” in design, etc.  Types of Silent Letters These can be broadly classified into: 1. Dummy Silent … Read more

Are The People with Braces Buried with the Braces On?

a woman smiling wide and showing her dental braces 

An interesting question that might pop up in mind related to dentistry is the fate of braces when the person dies. Death is imminent and factual. It has to happen to everybody. However, the process of burial or cremation can be decided beforehand. You can write a will or have someone close … Read more

Are Eyebrows and Eyelashes Considered Facial Hair?

a brown human eye

No! Facial hair refers to the hair of the face, grown usually on the chin, cheeks, and upper lip area. Hence it represents beard, mustache, and sideburns – not the eyebrows and eyelashes. Facial hair is the secondary sex characteristic of a male. Females also tend to develop facial hair, especially after … Read more