India is a land of rich cultural heritage and there are varying forms of folk arts as well. These folk arts are an embodiment of different cultures within the country and each one is different and unique from the rest. Every state has its own art form and they are all beautiful and breathtaking. These arts have been on the decline, some time back, but thanks to rising interest of people again in local arts, they have been thriving.
Kolkata is the land of culture and intellectuality and therefore this city has ample places to relax your nerves on weekends; places that have historical as well as cultural significance. Once you’ve been to these places, you’ll be a completely changed individual- changed for the better. Below is a list of 10 such places which will relax anybody visiting the city for the first time or even a local resident.
Being born during the ’80s to ’90s was not an easy task for the likes of us. For we have seen stuff and things from our timeline disappear and new things take their place. In this article let us bring a little nostalgia to the plate and discuss 15 such things which we have seen growing up but are no longer available in the market; in other words, they are extinct! From pagers to the old Windows operating systems, to handheld video games to evergreen serials like Malgudi days, we wish something’s never changed.
India is a land of culture and art which also includes musicians as a whole. Over the years Indian music has evolved into a much more western-like type but that is only for us audiences and we cannot really blame anyone, can we? From pop bands to metal bands to solo singers, our country has it all! In fact, I am a fan of western music but despite being one, some Indian bands or singers can never be replaced by anyone.
From having powers and abilities like super strength to being able to traverse any distance in a matter of seconds, our Indian superheroes are up for the game every time.
Perhaps one of the most intriguing places on planet earth, Bermuda Triangle is a place that has fascinated mankind since the early days of travelling. An area related to missing ships, planes and boats the Bermuda Triangle truly is one of the mysteries yet to be solved by scientists all around the world. The name ‘Bermuda Triangle’ though does not exist, along with the physical triangular portion where the disappearances occur, the area is infamous for decades. Only a few people ever went to this area and came out alive to tell the tale. Ships have been found intact, with food served on the table but the crew missing; making it feel the people on board just vanished into thin air!
eBay is one of the world’s most famous e-commerce websites where uncountable commodities are bought and sold daily. eBay has its own auction forums where users buy and upload items for selling. Over the years a lot of strange and absurd items have found their way into these auctions like entire countries, hair of famous personalities, towns, strange artefacts and many more.
Has the topic ever crossed your head that sluggish, slimy aliens would one day come with huge battleships and conquer Earth? Imagine for a few moments, if you will, what would happen if one fine day your weirdest sci-fi movie came true? Well, extraterrestrial life outside Earth has never conclusively been found till now but it is one of the answers that scientists all around the world are vying to answer. In this article, I cite some good reasons why Earth may suddenly find itself surrounded by them and their spaceships any day now.
Sports for us may mean cricket, football, rugby, baseball, tennis and the other known ones but there are also weird and bizarre sports being played all around the world that we don’t know of. These sports are so uncanny that it may seem very hard that they are really played all around the world in various countries. As strange as they may sound, these sports are not entirely useless as they combine the skill and guts of a player at the peak level.
The art of making inventions that are genuine, crazy and super inventive is called Chindogu. They are strange but they are bound to make you laugh and tickle your imagination. Though they are absurd inventions they are never put into practical use or never sold. Invented by Dr Nakamats in the late 1980’s Chindogu is an exclusive feature of Japan.