Illuminati : Real or myth

By Kiran Adhikari The Illuminati  is a name given to several groups, both real and fictitious. Historically, the name refers to the Bavarian Illuminati, an Enlightenment-era secret society founded on May 1, 1776. The society's goals…

20 Things You Didn’t Know About Blood

Blood types aren't unique to humans: Dogs have more than [caption id="attachment_242" align="aligncenter" width="900"] Olganikonava/Shutterstock[/caption]  By Veronique Greenwood | discovermagazine  1. Karl Landsteiner discovered blood types in 1901 by observing that blood from people of different types would…

Why are Golf Balls Dimpled?

The dimples, paradoxically, do increase drag slightly.  But they also increase "Magnus lift", that peculiar lifting force experienced by rotating bodies travelling through a medium.  Magnus lift is present because a driven golf ball has backspin.  The same Magnus…