Some 'Udderly' Fun Facts About Milk
Did you know that World Milk Day is celebrated on June 1 every year? It's only fair that one of the most frequently talked about and even controversial drink deserves its own day. Let's milk some facts about doodh for all it is worth
Overcoming The Negative Effects Of Social Media
Actor Aamir Khan quit social media about two years ago. He had then said that he hardly posted any updates. The news coincided with his announcement to take a break from work. For a generation whose definition of a quick break is social media, can we even think of following suit?
Internet: Bard - Google's New AI Chatbot
Google is opening up access to its “experimental conversational AI service” called Bard.
SCRATCHES, BRUISES AND AN OLD MOTORBIKE!
What I had in my youth was a burning passion for bikes, and what mechanics latched onto those days were people like me who knew nothing about these mean machines, except being dazzled by the external spit and polish. And so, one day there I was saddled with an old Jawa that couldn’t run, and which I walked alongside and pushed home.
U.A.E. spacecraft takes first-ever images of Mars' moon Deimos
The U.A.E.’s Martian orbiter has released the clearest image obtained by humans of Mars’ moon Deimos.
Rare bird not seen for 24 years rediscovered in Madagascar
The Dusky Tetraka, a small, olive-coloured and yellow-throated bird that hops around on the ground and has eluded ornithologists for 24 years, has been rediscovered in the tropical forests of northeastern Madagascar.
App Appeal: Artifact
Get better control of the news you read with Artifact, an app from Instagram’s co-founders. The name is a combination of articles, facts and artificial intelligence.
Gadget: These Bluetooth speakers are made from waste plastic
Design studio Gomi has come up with a series of portable Bluetooth speakers called Collection One.
Japanese anime has created ripples across the globe as a distinct genre that stands apart and Suzume’s success underlines this fact. A combination of adventure and heroism, this unique 2D animation film deals with a teenager’s quest to save the country from evil forces and is peppered with twists and turns that seem to reflect the angst of adolescence.
Why Do I Feel So Sad?
Your pathway to healing depression
HARRY CHAN Hong Kong's Ghost Net Hunter
Harry Chan from Hong Kong could have easily settled for a well-earned retirement after working in a trading company. But instead, he is fighting a war against what he calls the oceans' silent killers - ghost nets or abandoned fishing gear that trap marine life.
From Slayer to Saviour
Reni George was dejected as he woke up that morning. How long was he going to live in this prison cell? He knew that he was rightly sentenced to life imprisonment for the crime of theft and murder.
RINKU SINGH The Five Ball Hero
The first-ever time that I learnt about someone hitting a six in the last delivery of any match to win the match was incidentally through the pages of The Teenager sometime in the 1960s. The Indian School Boys’ team was on a tour of Australia and 11 runs were required in the last two deliveries of the match for the Indian boys to win against the Australian School Boys. The Indian batter at the crease was Surinder Amarnath, the eldest son of the legendry Lala Amarnath. Surinder achieved what seemed almost impossible; hitting two sixes of the last two deliveries of the match to make it an Indian victory.
A CAREER IN WEB DESIGNING
Web design is the process of establishing the aesthetic appearance of a web page, including how content is arranged and how the elements of design are implemented. It takes a lot of planning, content creation, artistic effort, coding and hired specialists to make a website a reality.
Food Standardization An Investment in Health
Food safety is a growing concern. There is a growing need to provide greater assurance about the safety and quality of food to consumers.
Why Do You Feel So Sad?
Do you find that question odd? Because it sounds like a strong assumption on my part that you do feel sad and I’m already asking you if you know why. I have known and heard from thousands of people (especially teenagers too) about their little and big fallouts in life that troubled them and made them feel low.
World Day against Child Labour
160 million … the number of children in child labour in the world, an estimated 63 million girls and 97 million boys. According to the International Labour organization, there are around 12.9 million Indian children engaged in work between the ages of 7 to 17 years.
Be an Asset!
'Be an asset, NOT a liability! Your endeavour in life should be to become an asset to your parents, society and the nation'. This was one of the many advices my high school English teacher gave us. Though I didn't understand much of it then, having lived more than half a century, I understand how important that advice was. He used to say that when you grow up, you should be self-reliant and financially independent as early as possible.
Save our Wealth, Cycle to Your Health! A Bicycle Trip to Target 1.5º Centigrade
1.5º centigrade — to maintain the average temperature rise within the limits of 1.5º above the pre-industrial era temperature is the target world nations agreed upon at the Paris summit in 2015.
Rishikesh The Blissful Abode
There are very few places in the world which have something to offer for every kind of traveller. On what has only been my second visit to the holy land of Rishikesh, I am pretty convinced that this is surely one of those places.
Unite and Conquer PLASTIC POLLUTION
The 50th World Environment Day is around the corner, and it’s time to take a closer look at a critical issue that affects all of us: plastic pollution. It’s hard to fathom, but humanity produces a jaw-dropping 430 million tonnes of plastic each year. Even more concerning is that two-thirds of this plastic is made up of short-lived products that quickly become waste, contaminating our land and oceans and eventually entering our food chain. It’s crucial to join forces and address this crisis to protect the planet for future generations.
KARNAV RASTOGI - An Author Turned Climate Change Warrior
A teenager from Mumbai has started his own book series titled Kartik & Mixie and has released seven books of different genres under this.
Usha Uthup: Woman of Song
Standing in the sun, Gonna have a lot of fun, Bring out the best, Keep the devil at rest, Show it, show it, and do it, do it, Come on… look inside, don’t try to hide. Rise and shine, You got the talents, Move on, move on… The beautiful people, young people, Choose the teen… the teen of the year!
Motherhood: The Job Paid With Love
Mom, Maa, Amma, Umma… no matter in what language you say it, when we hear these words, only one person comes to our mind, the lovely and most admired human in the whole world — our Mother
What Is Your Purpose In Life?
The two paramount days of your life are the day you were born and the day you find out what your purpose is. Understanding your life’s purpose, then taking action to execute the kind of life you really want to live, can be a thought-provoking self-examination
The other day a friend of mine made a strange statement
Ameen Sayani: THE RADIO LEGEND
When older people think of radio, only one name resounds in their brain — that of the legendary Ameen Sayani
The Gift of Laughter
Do you remember the last time you laughed heartily? Some say, “Yes, just the other day”, while a few say they can’t recall exactly when
Why Every Teen Should Meditate
Indian cricketer Ravichandran Ashwin attributes his energetic days to meditation
SAVIOUR OF CHILD PROSTITUTES
The males were enjoying the dance of a young nautch girl at the wedding