Why is baker’s dozen 13?

All of us know that a dozen means twelve. But did you know that the phrase 'baker's dozen' ...

Elevator

Early records suggest that elevators have been around since 3rd century BC. There is a reference of King Louis XV ...

Why Are Blue Lights Harder to See?

You must have noticed that blue Christmas fairy lights seem blurry as compared to red and green ones. We find it ...

How chewing gum tricks the brain

If you drink water after chewing gum you feel icy cold even though the temperature of the water may be normal. Even ...

Facial tissue

Facial tissues were originally invented for a completely different purpose than what we use them for today. They were ...

Why do oranges and lemons smell different?

Oranges and lemons smell different even though they are made up of identical molecules. This is due to the fact ...