Entertainment

The Incredible Hulk

Hey Hulk, why green?

Published on March 22nd, 2017 | by What's What Team

Cartoonist Stan Lee’s creation Hulk made his maiden appearance in the year 1962, in a comic series named after him – The Incredible Hulk. The Hulk is the alter ego of a timid and aloof physicist ... Read More


In a Nutshell

Majuli

Majuli: The world’s largest river island

Published on March 21st, 2017 | by What's What Team

Majuli (pronounced as mazuli) in Assam is a river island on the Brahmaputra. Spread in around 400 sq. km, Majuli stands as the world’s largest river island. Somewhere during the 17th century, a devastating flood that ... Read More


World

Boll Weevil Monument

Praising the pest: The Boll Weevil Monument

Published on March 17th, 2017 | by What's What Team

At a busy crossroads of Enterprise in Alabama State in the US stands the world’s first monument in honour of a pest. The Boll Weevil Monument recognizes the contribution of the boll weevil beetles in the State’s ... Read More


World

Hotel Arbez

Lie in France and roll across to Switzerland

Published on March 15th, 2017 | by What's What Team

If someone has a habit of rolling while sleeping, even a night’s stay at Hotel Arbez might buy them a memory for life! Also known as Hotel Arbez Franco-Suisse, Hotel Arbez lies bang on the border ... Read More


Mathematics

A ‘prime’ number, indeed!

Published on February 23rd, 2017 | by Admin2

Mersenne primes – prime numbers of the order of 2n–1 – are considered significant in decoding encrypted data. Currently, there are 49 such numbers (the square of, again, a Mersenne prime). The most recently discovered number ... Read More


History

‘Mohenjo-Daro’ or ‘the mound of the dead’

Published on February 22nd, 2017 | by Admin2

The people of the Sindh province of current-day Pakistan were the ones who coined the name ‘Mohenjo-Daro’. The name, in Sindhi, means ‘the mound of the dead’. Mohenjo-Daro, the 5000-year-old ‘modern’ city, of the Indus Valley ... Read More


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