Why do we get grey hair with age?

It is a well-known fact that human hairs began to turn grey and white as we grow old. There is no definite age when graying starts and even the amount of grey hair varies for each individual. But what is the mystery behind this? As we grow old what changes in our body that cause…

When was “Archie” the first search engine launched?

Archie Search Engine

Since the advancement of world wide web , we have been accustomed to using search engines like Yahoo , Ask , Google. But, these were not the first search engines to exist. All these search engines were launched in mid 1990s. Prior to these , the first search engine was launched in 1990 which was…

What’s the difference between ice and snow?

We usually tend to believe that ice and snow are one and the same thing but as matter of fact there are differences between the two. Even though both ice and snow are products of water, the process of formation for each of them is entirely different. Lets look at some of the facts which…

Why do we have Fog during winters?

At the onset of winter season , we are almost guaranteed of experiencing the dense fog. Winters bring along with them foggy days and even foggier , chilling nights. Lets find out what exactly fog is and how it is formed. Fog is a cloud that remains on ground. Its a thick cloud of tiny…

What is difference between Cc & Bcc in email terms?

Email has emerged as one of the most widely used mode of written communication. While sending an email we enter the receiver’s email address in the “To” field. Apart from this “To” field there are two other fields namely “Cc” and “Bcc” which also servers the purpose of sending the message to a specific user….

Why is Pluto no longer a Planet?

Pluto , discovered in 1930 by an American astronomer Clyde Tombaugh was known to us as the farthest and smallest planet which was placed ninth in the solar system. This was exactly how every science text book read, until 2006 when some changes led to Pluto being removed from the list of planets. So, what…

Why does fingernail grow faster than toenail?

Have you ever wondered why is it that the fingernail are trimmed almost once every week while when it comes to toenail they need to be looked not more than twice a month. There isn’t a perfect biological answer for this but no. of theories & experiments prove that it has to do with the…

What differentiates “CE” and “C” buttons on Calculator?

The history of calculator goes all the way back to 1640s, when a French mathematician Blaise Pascal invented the first smart machine in 1642 which was capable of performing mathematical calculations. Since then there had been a remarkable modification and upgrade in the design and technology used to develop computing devices. In 1966 , the…

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