Computers can now create art! But is it the same as human creations?

For those of us mere mortals, aka not art inclined, we may think of art as the sole bastion of talented creative masters. These individuals epitomise the very best of human creativity. On the fundamental level, art is really not just limited to the masters, everyone of us can indulge in a spot of artistic…

The Daily Nail

I love to paint my nails and flaunt the pretty artwork on these tiny canvases wherever I go. That got me thinking about the origin of nail art, and the uses of fingernails apart from scratching those itchy mosquito bites.  Why do we have fingernails, and what do you do with them? We know that…

3 Life-changing hacks (backed by science!)

Hosting a small dinner party this coming holiday? Here are some (scientifically-backed) hacks that can save your party! Be a sauce boss No party is complete without dipping sauces (not scientifically backed). Especially when there are kids around, ketchup is a must-have at most, if not all parties. When we pour out the sauce, we…

Can you repeat that, please?

“You better turn down the volume on your headphones before you go deaf!” Do you remember your parents telling you this? The ear is one of our most valuable sense organs. It connects us to the world and leads our everyday lives without limitations. Although we may not be mindful of it, the ear is…

Art in the Sky

There are thousands of stars visible in our night sky, even from the city. Ancient astronomers or stargazers devised a simple yet brilliant way to remember when and where to see each of these stars – drawing constellations! The ancient Greeks imagined 88 constellations in the night sky, while the ancient Chinese astronomers imagined more….

Inspiration Behind Science

The world around us is a marvel of both biological and technological evolution. This means that ideas and inventions do not come from a vacuum; they come forth as we build upon what we know and see around us. So how did we get from rubbing sticks together to create fire, all the way to…

Defending the Common Mahang

My very first memory was of me falling from a great height. I had no idea what was happening as I plummeted down, my surroundings whizzing by in a green blur. Then it hit me. The soft, damp ground that enveloped my entire being. My heart was cold from being abandoned by Mother, but my…

10 Unique Plants That Influenced Today’s Modern Medicine

Forests cover 31% of the Earth’s surface and hold many secrets that are waiting for us to uncover. Over the centuries, humans have ventured into the forest to find plants for medicinal purposes. Fortunately, with today’s technological advancements, the medicinal powers of some unique plants have been harnessed to better fight against diseases. How are…

Science: Changing the World of Sports

With the latest release of the Nike Alpha Fly Next%, My curiosity in the role of technological advances in sports over the past couple of years was peaked. These advances are what help humans to push the limits of sports achievements to greater heights. Over the years, scientists have made use of everything given by…