World

Lightning

Roy Sullivan: The Human Lightning Conductor

Published on April 20th, 2017 | by What's What Team

He was struck seven times by lightning between the years 1942 and 1977. And each time he outlived, finding his way into the Guinness World Records. Roy Sullivan from Virginia, in the United States, is nicknamed the ... Read More


Films

Jackie Chan

Jackie Chan and and his feats indomitable

Published on April 7th, 2017 | by What's What Team

Chinese actor Jackie Chan, who has also appeared in successful Hollywood films such as Who Am I? (1998) and The Karate Kid (2010), is widely popular. He is particularly known for performing his own stunts. It is also ... Read More


World

Japan

Alive and ruling: The Imperial House of Japan

Published on April 4th, 2017 | by What's What Team

The monarchy of Japan is the oldest-surviving one in the world. The reign of Emperor Jimmu, the founder of the Yamato dynasty and the first emperor of Japan, began in 660 BC. Emperor Suizei succeeded Jimmu, and the emperorship has prevailed ... Read More


History

Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower and Paris’ payback on Hitler

Published on March 31st, 2017 | by What's What Team

The year was 1940. Germany had made its way into France and occupied almost half the country. Paris, the capital city and the home of the Eiffel Tower, too, was now under Germany’s control. Hoping to put ... Read More


India

Umananda

World’s smallest river island: Umananda

Published on March 27th, 2017 | by What's What Team

Myth has it that Lord Shiva created for her a place in the bosom of the mighty Brahmaputra to please his wife Goddess Parvati. The island came to be known as Umananda (Uma is another name of Parvati, ... Read More


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