Category: General Knowledge

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Voting Systems Around the World

Election is the most crucial system in any democracy. But voting methods differ between countries. Here are the various ways in which the world votes. First-past-the-post or Westminster system In this system, the country...

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Nuclear Energy

Nuclear energy is the energy stored in the nucleus of an atom and released through fission, fusion, or radioactivity. The most pressing problems concerning nuclear energy are the possibility of an accident at a...

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Nuclear Suppliers Group

The Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) is a group of 45 countries that are allowed to trade in nuclear raw material, technologies and equipment under strict supervision and monitoring. These include the five Nuclear Weapons...

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Weapons of Mass Destruction

Weapons that are capable of a high order of destruction and of being used in such a manner as to destroy large numbers of people are called Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD). WMD can...

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How Do Hurricanes Form?

Every year, major storms cause major problems around the world. There’s nothing people can do to stop the powerful forces of nature. But new techniques are helping scientists to predict how, when, and where...

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Twenty20 World Cup

The ICC Twenty20 World Championship is the international championship of Twenty20 cricket. The event kicked off on September 11 at Wanderers Johannesburg with South Africa playing West Indies. It will end on September 24...

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Careers in Space Research

Space research in India has been growing by leaps and bounds. ISRO, India’s space research wing, works with the objective of harnessing space technology for national development. It is a pioneer agency that has...

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New Zealand | Nations Of The World

Geography New Zealand lies about 2,012 km southeast of Australia. It consists of two main islands and a number of smaller outlying islands. New Zealand’s two main components are the North Island and the...

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Is Caffeine Good For Your Health?

Drinking caffeinated cola can give kids a burst of hyperactive energy. Like cola, coffee is full of caffeine. That’s why many adults drink it first thing in the morning to help them wake up....