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The Invention, The Breakthrough, The Exploitation- Complete History of Plastic

"Plastic is a word that originally meant “pliable.” It only recently became a name for a category of materials called polymers. The word polymer...

Undefeated Peshwa: Bajirao I

Bajirao I was the Peshwa (Prime Minister) to the fourth Maratha Chhatrapati (Emperor) Shahu. A courageous warrior, he is credited with expanding the Maratha...

Lutheran sisters recall nursing those wounded at Berlin Wall

Sister Brigitte Queisser walks slowly along the decaying remains of the Berlin Wall, its rusty rebar reinforcement exposed where the concrete has crumbled away....

A Humble Mathematician: Antoine Deparcieux

Antoine Deparcieux (28 October 1703 – 2 September 1768) was a French mathematician. He was born at Clessous in the Portes, department of Gard....

The Complete History of Poetry

Poetry as an art form predates written text. Originating from the earliest Vedic Civilisation, poetry is believed to have been recited or sung, employed as...

Why is Dhanteras Celebrated in India?

Dhanteras, also known as Dhanatrayodashi or Dhanvantari Trayodashi, is the first day that marks the festival of Diwali in India. Dhanteras is a Hindu festival...

The complete history of Zoroastrianism

Zoroastrianism is an ancient Persian religion that may have originated as early as 4,000 years ago. Arguably the world’s first monotheistic faith, it’s one...

Evidence that ancient civilizations had advanced scientific knowledge!

You might think that we have achieved our great and mighty technological empire in the 21st century without much help from our ancient ancestors,...

All Religions are not the same- Hindu Theory of Death Aims At Liberation, Others At Eternal Bondage (Part 6)

Read Part 1 here: https://nykdaily.com/2019/10/all-religions-are-not-the-same-hindu-dharma-has-a-scientific-temper-part-1/Read Part 2 here: https://nykdaily.com/2019/10/all-religions-are-not-the-same-time-concepts-part-2/Read Part 3 here: https://nykdaily.com/2019/10/all-religions-are-not-the-same-logic-system-in-hinduism-part-3/Read Part 4 here: https://nykdaily.com/2019/10/all-religions-are-not-the-same-hindu-epistemology-with-pramaṇa-proof-system-is-closest-to-science/Read Part 5 here: https://nykdaily.com/2019/10/all-religions-are-not-the-same-hindu-cosmology-is-unique-in-the-comity-of-religions-part-5/ ESCHATOLOGY (Theory of Death) This story from Kaṭha Upanishad...

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