Infographic reveals why leaves change colour to bright yellows and rich reds.
Bournemouth-based Chemistry teacher Andy Brunning, author of the Compound Interest blog, drew up an infographic explaining the chemical compounds behind leaves’ colourful transformation. We found it interesting, and would like to share it with our blog’s esteemed readers who may have missed out the original post.
Posted in Infographic
Tagged anthocyanins, autumn, autumn colours, autumn foliage, carotenoids, chlorophyll, colours of autumn leaves, fall colors, fall foliage, flavonoids, graphic design, infographic, web design
Web browser extension helps you identify fonts on the Internet.
We review helpful web design tools, apps and websites on our blog to help designers and developers the best possible way. Today, we introduce a web browser extension, Fontface Ninja that helps you identify fonts on the Internet. It is a project by Creaktif, a creative studio located in Paris.
Dazzling displays of autumn colours in parks, gardens and forests.
Do you love autumn? Autumn is a favorite time of the year to capture the beauty of nature, enjoying a walk in a spectacular landscape of autumn colours or jumping in fallen leaves. Colourful foliage and the changing of the seasons create incredible landscape with beautiful autumn colours. The spectacle is so popular that people plan entire vacations around the possibility of seeing the autumn foliage.
Posted in Weekend Post
Tagged art, autumn, autumn colours, autumn foliage, autumnal equinox, colours of autumn, equinox flower, fall colors, fall foliage, image blog post, national geographic, photography, pinterest, seasonal colours, wip
Hope this auspicious day makes the bonding stronger.
Karva Chauth is a one-day festival celebrated by Hindu women in North India in which married women fast from sunrise to moonrise for the safety and longevity of their husbands. The fast is observed in the states of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, western Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat. The festival falls on the fourth day after the full moon, in the Hindu lunisolar calendar month of Kartik.
Renowned child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi wins Nobel Peace Prize.
The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 is to be awarded to India’s Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan’s Malala Yousafzai “for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education.” The winners this year were selected from a list of 278 nominees, the highest number of candidates ever.
Google doodles Malgudi Days to celebrate RK Narayan's 108th birthday.
Today is the 108th birth anniversary of RK Narayan, the famed Indian writer, best known for his works set in the fictional South Indian town of Malgudi. Google on its search page has created a doodle showcasing Malgudi Days to pay tribute to its creator RK Narayan on his birthday.
Posted in Anniversary, Doodle, My India
Tagged anniversary, birth anniversary, google, google doodle, google logo, India, malgudi days, rk narayan, swami and friends, the bachelor of arts, the english teacher, the financial expert, the guide
A slice of apple can bring you the relief you need.
Heartburn…acid reflux – whatever…it’s painful and it’s something you can do without. Do you know what your heartburn medication is doing to you right now? Yeah, you are reducing stomach acid…so how are you digesting your food? You can discover how a slice of apple can bring you the relief you need without being a drug addict.
Posted in Home Remedies
Tagged acid reflux, acid reflux remedy report, acid reflux treatment, Barton Publishing, health, heartburn, heartburn home remedy, home remedy, natural cure, natural cure video, natural remedies, natural treatment
Infographic reveals the most popular colors in 2014.
The stock image library Shutterstock analyzed data from customer downloads from its collection of 40 million images and come up with what it considers some pretty conclusive results. They have presented these results in the form of an infographic. We found it interesting, and would like to share it with our blog’s esteemed readers who may have missed out the original post.
Festival of the sacrifice celebrated in India on Monday, October 6, 2014.
Eid al-Adha (meaning Festival of the Sacrifice), also called the Feast of the Sacrifice, is celebrated by Muslims worldwide each year with special prayers, greetings and gifts. The word Eid means solemn festival. Eid al-Adha is the latter of the two Eid holidays, the former being Eid al-Fitr. Eid al-Adha is called Bakr-Id in India due to the tradition of sacrificing a goat or bakr in Urdu.
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Tagged allah, bakri id, eid al-adha, feast of the sacrifice, festival, festival of the sacrifice, ibrahim, id-ul-adha, id-ul-zuha, India, ismail, muslim festival, muslims