Monthly Archives: February 2020

Cleft Chin!!!

By | February 29, 2020

I was doing a crossword. One of the clues was was “the chin by which Kirk Douglas was known” It turned out that one cannot describe the famous Hollywood’s he-man Kirk Douglas without mentioning his dimpled chin called cleft chin. He died in February 2020 at the age of 103. In one of the obituaries,… Read More »

Mottled Wood Owl

By | February 21, 2020

It is a species of large owls found in india. They are very rare in our area in Punjab. I was lucky to spot this beautiful owl in a forest near my village. As such, it chooses its roost so cleverly that it completely camouflage itself. Only sometimes it is noticed by crows , treepies… Read More »

Memories in the Brain

By | February 9, 2020

Human beings always tend to recall the past incidents in their lives to compare with the present events. Since birth, the events become memories and are lodged into the brain. In which manner do the memories lodge inside our brains ?. Are they stacked one over another like sedimentary seams ? But that may not… Read More »

Charles Dickens Forever

By | February 7, 2020

More than two centuries have elapsed since Charles Dickens was born. A towering figure among the English fiction authors. Man goes away but his creative output never dies. There must be hardly any english reader who have not read the his works.Though I read many of his books but the most moving to me personally… Read More »

Equality Between Human Beings is Contrary to Evolution

By | February 6, 2020

Equality between members of a species is against the nature’s law of evolution because it is the survival of the fittest. Nature continuously weeds out and eliminate the unfit. Despite the saints or preachers in every faith and all over the globe trying their best to persuade the human beings to be like brothers (equal),… Read More »

Funny Research Findings

By | February 5, 2020

Some Very funny research findings appearing daily in Science & Tech page of “The Times of India” Before dog, fox was man’s best friend. Model for Monalisa may have been a man. Keep smartphone away to be wrinkle free. Zapping brain brings out genius in you. Coffee boosts women’s brain but scambles men’s. Dogs can… Read More »

Some Winter Visitors

By | February 4, 2020

During the winter season in North India, many migratory birds come here from even intensely cold areas Eurasia and Europe. Most of these birds come here to avoid intense cold and lesser availability of food in the intense cold areas. Some raise chicks here and by the time temperatures become high here they go back.… Read More »