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Sea Levels Rising At Alarming Rates

Where: Copenhagen, Denmark March 12, 2009 : A scientific conference on climate change was held during the week in Copenhagen. Environmental experts there announced that sea levels are rising almost twice as fast as the United Nations had forecast just two years ago. Both the Greenland and the Antarctic ice caps have been melting at increasing rates. Scientists now...

The Adventurer

I am sure all families are interesting. But I like to think that my family is especially interesting. I have such great nephews and nieces because of whom there is not a single dull moment in life. Two-and-a-half year old Arshiya goes around asking everyone a very serious question, “Are you happy?” If you ask her to exercise, she says,...

How do they Make an Igloo?

To many of us, building a house of ice doesn't sound too good. One might wake up from a good night's sleep to see it melted. All these things don't matter to Eskimos, who live in north Canada, Greenland and Alaska. They build igloos or houses of ice knowing that they will not melt. At least, not till winter...

Wheatears living in Greenland are larger…

Wheatears living in Greenland are larger than those found further south. Being larger helps the birds to survive cold and longer migration flights to central Africa. The farther north a bird lives, the larger it tends to be.

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Dress like an Egyptian

I am writing this as I am travelling in my time machine. I know how important it is to keep a diary of happenings....

Why do Plants Lean Toward Sunlight?

Plants kept inside a room always grow in the direction of the window. In woodlands where there is a thick canopy of trees and...

Do You Like Fruits?

Apples in the winter time Chikoos in the fall Mangoes in the summer time I like it best of all! Oranges and kinnows bright Sugar-cane so sweet Melons and the...

The Adventurer

I am sure all families are interesting. But I like to think that my family is especially interesting. I have such great nephews and...

Abdul Kareem’s Forest

A lush green forest in the middle of a rocky wasteland. No, this paradise is not an illusion. Abdul Kareem has created it with...