How to bend steel?

In this article I am going to demonstrate how you the reader can bend steel without using any physical strength. So, strap yourselves and prepare for your minds to be blown. Simply take a steel rod and dip it in a clear jar filled with water, and lo-behold you have it steel will be bent. Well, it will at least appear to be bent. This is not just true for steel but any other object that you can possibly dip in water. Go ahead and try it out with a…

Smart Trading

As financial securities increasingly become more complex and with the rise of automation there has grown a huge swarm of people who like to call themselves “quants” or more formally quantitative analysts. These people are typically math and computer geniuses who are hired by top financial institutions like Investment Banks and Hedge funds.   Make no mistake here these math whizzes are not your traditional bankers; instead they are Ph.D. holders who use their skills in the world of finance to produce seemingly impossible results. They not only understand complex…

The poles are switching!!

Pick up the rectangular block of magic without which modern human life would almost cease to exist. Yes, I am talking about your mobile phones probably on what you are reading this article on. This invention has millions of lines of code and among these is one called World Magnetic Model (WMM) which helps your phone to navigate.   Recently scientists have called a need to update the WMM this is because the north and south poles of the Earth are shifting. That might be difficult to understand because our…

How to always win at rock, paper and scissors

Imagine that you are being held at gun point the only escape is that you have to beat your assaulter at a game of the classic rock, paper and scissors. (Note this situation is a “bit” extreme but do bear with me!) If you only have one shot of winning the game there might just be sure-shot way of winning the game. The trick here is to make your would be murderer guilty or conscious about anything( I wonder what?). Keep in mind what you say to him should be…

Curse of antibiotics

“Hey wait that can’t be right. Antibiotics is like a magic tablet that can cure everything how can it any way harm me?” Well, you would be right if you were in the 1940’s, when doctors prescribed antibiotics to cure “serious” illnesses such as tuberculosis, pneumonia, gonorrhoea just to name a few. And everything was working just fine, Alexander Fleming’s magic drug was working absolutely fine against all bacteria caused infections. However things have got out of hand over the past few decades when the prescription and usage of antibiotics…