Name: Lipsa Pradhan, Class 9, Government High School, Kamagaon Location: Bargarh, Orissa Mahua flowers have many medicinal properties and are also used to make pickles, jams, and now ice creams as well. Lipsa has suggested a manual device like a lawn mover, which can collect Mahua flowers, which are otherwise picked up by hands, which is a time…Details
Name: Mohd. Tawseef Thoker, Class 9, Government Higher Secondary School, Nihama Location: Kulgam, Jammu and Kashmir It happens many a times that while cleaning food grains for cooking, some impurities remain, which get cooked with the food. Tawseef suggests having a vessel with sensors, which can indicate the presence of pebbles or other similar impurities…Details
Looking for a new job can really hurt. It takes a lot of energy and effort to put yourself out there and present yourself as a candidate. The process can be a roller-coaster of exhaustion, elation, and rejection. Looking for a good job is stressful. Careless hiring managers sometimes make it even worse without even realizing…Details
I am too busy. I am too old. This is too risky. Those are just a few of the many reasons that kept me from jumping headfirst into social media. I couldn’t fathom adding anything else to my already busy schedule. I was convinced that my old ways of communicating and connecting were working just…Details
When you’re working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success. Mind tricks won’t make you a Jedi, but using the brain’s natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you encounter. None…Details
Boats and people float on what looks like a giant strawberry milkshake lake. The bizarre pinkish colour on Lake Retba is due to bacteria and high levels of salt in the water. Just like the Dead Sea, swimmers can float on its surface. Beautiful Africa.
These lavender fields are just as fragrant as they are colorful. Imagine walking about on a nice breezy evening. These are the things we dream about. Location for the next profile picture, maybe?
The vivid rings of color in Morning Glory Pool are actually created by a bacteria in the water. The hot springs, which sometimes erupt as geysers after earthquakes, was originally named Convolutus, Latin for morning glory, because of its resemblance to the flower. Being such a hot spot for tourists, pollution has been a major…Details
Names: Pradyumna Kumar Pal, class 7, Saraswati Sishu Vidya Mandir, Unit-3, Khordha, Orissa; and Rahul Kumar, class 9, Rajkiya Balak Uchh Vidyalaya, Patna, Bihar Sometimes accidents occur when a passenger puts his body part outside the bus window. Pradyumna and Rahul have independently conceived an idea of an alerting system for the bus driver, which enables them to know…Details
Name: Simran Chadha, Class 8, BCM Arya Public School
Location: Ludhiana, Punjab
Simran’s idea is to have reversible benches at public places so that if they become wet (due to rains) or dirty, they can be rotated using a handle so that the other side, which comes up can be used.