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Honey: the golden elixir

Honey: the golden elixir

SCIENCE FOR YOUTH by Hiya Islam   Apis mellifera, the honey bee, is one type of bees still in existence and the only kind equipped by nature to make Pooh Bear’s favourite delicacy, honey. Apart from being hardworking honey-makers, they are major pollinators. As they bounce from one flower to the next, the pollen brushes against their hairy body and […]

February 4, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · FYI
Wish you were here

Wish you were here

SONG REVIEW by Raaisa Tariq There are songs that you like and there are songs that move you. The lyrics, the music, the essence of the song just touch your soul. For me, that song has always been Pink Floyd’s ‘Wish you were here’. The song is the title track from Pink Floyd’s 1975 album which was released as follow […]

February 4, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · FYI
Pink Floyd’s High Hopes: a true musical experience

Pink Floyd’s High Hopes: a true musical experience

SONG REVIEW By Riasat Raihan   When it comes to true music sense along with quality, Pink Floyd tops the list for me. From lyrics to their amazing guitar solos, everything is just top notch. You won’t find a single down-point in their songs. Everything is sweet-treat to the auditory sense, especially their awesome guitar solos. Pink Floyd is a […]

January 28, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · FYI
The triumphant tropical storm

The triumphant tropical storm

SCINECE FOR YOUTH By Hiya Islam Hurricanes, typhoons and cyclones are some of the triumphant natural phenomena. We have all heard of them. These are in fact the same thing and are collectively known as the tropical storms. Their names vary with the region of formation. If formed in the Atlantic Ocean or eastern Pacific Ocean, they are called hurricanes. […]

January 28, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · FYI
A psychotic melancholia

A psychotic melancholia

SONG REVIEW BY Noor UL Huda Dua Lipa is an English singer and songwriter who started singing since she was 14. Starting with her YouTube channel, Lipa soon found her artistic ambitions flaunt as she signed with Warner Music Group. The song that put her in the map is the one that I will be reviewing today, ‘Be the one’. […]

January 21, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · FYI
Dactyloscopy – the art of fingerprint analysis

Dactyloscopy – the art of fingerprint analysis

SCIENCE FOR YOUTH by Hiya Islam You leave behind fingerprints everywhere, whether you like it or not. That’s not an issue when everyone else is doing the same. However, when found in a crime scene, things can turn nasty. This drags us to dactyloscopy, a method to study and compare fingerprints. Used in forensics, the goal of dactyloscopy is to […]

January 21, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · FYI
Everybody dies in their nightmare

Everybody dies in their nightmare

SONG REVIEW BY SAIYAARA AMIN Ten seconds of soft, melodious vocal by the underrated yet adored R&B artist Shiloh Dynasty leads the listener to a part of XXXTentacion’s ‘Collection of nightmares, thoughts and real life situations’ – just how the artist himself identifies his album ‘17’. Often referred to as X, Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy grew up in Florida and began […]

January 14, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · FYI
The chemistry of bleaching powder

The chemistry of bleaching powder

SCIENCE FOR YOUTH BY HIYA ISLAM The marvels of basic bleach are widely known. Its list of uses runs long for both of its liquid and powdered forms; cleaning pool water, sterilising municipal water supplies, removing stains in laundry and textile industries, disinfecting medical equipment, producing the infamous chloroform and so on. However, as with all other products, these come […]

January 14, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · FYI
Glass recycling: a way to cut energy use

Glass recycling: a way to cut energy use

SCIENCE FOR YOUTH BY HIYA ISLAM Every time you step out in the streets of Dhaka city, a grotesque scene awaits. It’s the people recklessly littering roads and pavements. It is a personal choice that can be easily avoided by establishing the idea that everything around us belongs to us and that it is our responsibility to look after the […]

January 7, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · FYI
Ed Sheeran’s ‘Perfect’

Ed Sheeran’s ‘Perfect’

SONG REVIEW By Aameet Ekram   Ed Sheeran, popular contemporary singer and guitarist, composed many songs which have varying measures of popularity, including singles such as ‘Shape of You’ or ‘Photograph’. In his latest album, ‘Divide’, there are many songs that have become popular, but one song that recently had a surge in popularity is named ‘Perfect’. This song has […]

January 7, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · FYI