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Have you ever heard of lichen? It doesn’t get the same attention that bigger, more exciting living things get — like elephants, or sharks, or giant redwood trees. But it’s one of the coolest things that you’re likely to find on your next walk in the woods — or even in your own back yard!

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TIME magazine called him “the unsung hero behind the Internet.” CNN called him “A Father of the Internet.” President Bill Clinton called him “one of the great minds of the Information Age.” He has been voted history’s greatest scientist of African descent. He is Philip Emeagwali. He is coming to Trinidad and Tobago to launch

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Squeaks and I were just deciding what to have for lunch, and we’re thinking: pizza! You’ve probably heard of the topping I want on mine, but it’s a little out of the ordinary. I’ll give you a hint: it has lots of vitamins and minerals. But it’s not a plant, so it’s not broccoli or

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So many attempts of classifying elements had failed. Then in 1913 an english physicist Henry Moseley found out that the fundamental property of an element is not atomic mass but it is it’s atomic number. Because atomic number tells us the number of electrons present in any atom of the element and number of electrons

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This is a philosopher who helps us think about money, capitalism, and our runaway consumer societies Epicurus was an Ancient Greek born in 341 BC. What made him famous was that he spent all his life trying to work out the largest puzzle there is: what makes people happy? Philosophers before him had discussed at

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