Is it safe to use mobile phones during Lightning?

Is it safe to use mobile phones during Lightning?

Almost 12 years ago, in 2006, The British Medical Journal had highlighted a case of a 15-year-old girl who left with severe injuries after being struck by lightning while talking on her phone. The journal recommended not to use the mobile phones during lightning. In addition, they quoted Australian Lightning Protection Standard to back their …

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What will happen if the current level of atmospheric oxygen heavily Increases/Decreases?

What will happen if the current level of atmospheric oxygen heavily Increases/Decreases?

Can you Imagine the Earth having no presence of oxygen in it? What will happen if such an imagination becomes a palpable reality? Or,what would be the consequences if the current oxygen level in atmosphere takes up the decision of going up in its percentage? Well, it would be weird, isn’t it?..Let me try to …

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Formation of the Diamond

Formation of the Diamond

What possible ways are there to describe your physical self? You are masculine, feminine, strong, weak, You are a tank of water, you are made up of soil, you are the precious diamond. Did I say Diamond? that too about you? yes, you read it right- You are a Diamond! But How? 18.5% of your …

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One man’s Justice is another’s injustice- Are we really rational Beings?

One man’s Justice is another’s injustice- Are we really rational Beings?

This post is going to be somewhat philosophical as the title nudges! Indeed the title is the part of a quote that I happened to come across this morning while I was in the newspaper. One man’s justice is another’s injustice; One man’s beauty another’s ugliness; One man’s wisdom another’s folly. Ralph Waldo Emerson I’m …

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We the people of the World..

We the people of the World..

India has the largest written constitution in the world. Preamble of our constitution starts with this very statement- We the people of India… On steemit we have no boundaries, no nation is there to limit our freedom. We can be identified by this very sentence- We the people of the world..!┬áIndeed we are! We are …

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Are we born to work?

Are we born to work?

Recently when I was surfing through Quora I got to know the term Stanford Duck Syndrome. It is a term coined after the lifestyle of students in Stanford University. It represents the workaholic students who may seem to be happy in the surface but are working their butts out beneath. In fact it is said …

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How true is the claim that the new generation is reading nothing?

How true is the claim that the new generation is reading nothing?

People have a general conception that nowadays the youngsters are not reading enough unlike the previous generation who used to read a lot of books. The ones who claim themselves to be coming from previous generations occasionally scold the so called new generation for not utilizing their time productively. I would say it is outright …

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Aren’t we tightly holding the rotten eggs by upholding traditional education system?

Aren’t we tightly holding the rotten eggs by upholding traditional education system?

This morning as usual I was reading the newspaper and stumbled upon to see a news which resembled much of my own experience. The news read ‘every one in four engineering students studying in India are struggling to get through the course!’. They are working on accumulating so called backlogs into their academic wallet. I …

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