Author: Aniketh Kumar

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Down an unassuming alleyway in Pike Place Market is a hidden work of art dubbed The Gum Wall. This unexpected and colorful display is an intriguing representation of Seattle’s unique charm and character. The Gum Wall started in the 1990s when local patrons and performers at Unexpected Productions stuck their used gum on the wall. Since those […]

The record-holder for the smallest frog in the world apparently makes up for its miniature size by packing a wallop of poison, research reveals. With a body that’s only 10 millimeters long, the Mount Iberia frog (Eleutherodactylus iberia) from Cuba currently holds the Guinness World Record for smallest frog. Investigating these dwarf frogs is painstaking work, said researcher Miguel Vences, […]

Scientists have created the quietest room in the world – and no one can stay inside for more than an hour. The room has been recognised by the Guinness World Records as the quietest room in the world, where you can even hear your blood move inside the concrete chamber With a measured background noise that is 20 […]

When Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan saw massive momentum coming its way over the weekend gone by, what with both Saturday and Sunday resulting in over Rs. 25 crores each, it seemed given that the film will enter Rs. 100 Crore Club within Week One itself. In fact hopes were intact right till Monday as well […]

The title of the most expensive beer in the world goes to an over 140 year old bottle of beer that belonged to the Arctic Expedition of 1875 led by Sir George Nares. A few dozen bottles of the Allsopp Arctic Ale were found in a garage in Gobowen, Shropshire, England, and one of them […]

Though there are short people and tall people everywhere, Indonesia is home to some of the shortest people in the world, according to data compiled from various global sources by the Telegraph in 2017. When taking both genders into account, the average adult is around 5 feet, 1.8 inches. People in Bolivia don’t tend to be much taller, […]

A 4ft cupcake weighing a hefty 1,224lbs has been officially recognised as the world’s largest by the Guinness Book of Records. Unveiled on Monday, in Detroit, Michigan, US, the enormous cake – with a whopping circumference of 11ft  – was over eight times bigger than the previous record holder. Baked over the course of 12 […]

They have the second largest copy of the Eiffel Tower in the world Sitting on the outskirts of Hangzhou, China is what locals call “Little Paris.” This luxury real estate development is an architectural and engineering feat, complete with an Eiffel Tower replica. Though only one-third of the original’s size, it’s still the second largest homage […]

Kukur Tihar, a celebration in Nepal that pays tribute to dogs and their special relationship with humans. Between mysticism and folklore, the dog becomes protagonist in a universe customised for him where stories of abuse or abandonment have no place. One day dedicated to the dog Every year in Nepal, between October and November, Tihar, a Hindu festival lasting […]

Rainbows Form From Water You know that light travels from the sun to the earth. But did you know that when light hits a rain droplet in the sky, it creates a rainbow? With enough rain droplets, you can see a rainbow lighting up the sky. This is why rainbows often form after a storm. A Rainbow […]

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