General Knowledge

Glossary of Scientific Terms

Absorption (a) In physiology: a process by which nutrients move from the lower digestive tract (small and large intestine or colon) into the bloodstream to be utilized by the body. (b) In spectroscopy: the interaction between atoms and radiation ... Read More

Why do we dream?

The events of dreams are often impossible, or unlikely to occur, in physical reality: they are also outside the control of the dreamer. The exception to this is known as lucid dreaming, in which dreamers realize that they are dreaming, and are... Read More

Swami Vivekananda - The Universal Man

Rarely does humanity witness a combination of a great Guru (Spiritual Teacher) and equally capable Shishya (spiritual disciple) as Sri Ramakrishna and Swami Vivekananda were.The Upanishads and the Gita do mention of such noble pairs, when a yearning... Read More

Smart Investing

A city boy, Kenny, moved to the country and bought a donkey from an old farmer for $100.00. The farmer agreed to deliver the donkey the next day.   The next day the farmer drove up and said, "Sorry son, but I have some bad news, the donkey died last... Read More

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