Happy Birthday, Amitabh Bachchan: 5 lifestyle habits of the megastar that will leave you inspired

Bollywood megastar, Amitabh Bachchanturns 76 today. Considered as one of India’s finest actors, he has ruled the Hindi film industry for decades, whether as the ‘angry young man’ in films like Zanjeer, Deewar and Coolie or as the eccentric father in Piku. His film trajectory might have taken a different turn, but one thing that still […]

Podcast: How the kingfisher’s beak inspired the design of the bullet train

Image credit: Reuters/Stringer Padmaparna Ghosh and Samanth Subramanian   In many ways, the sound of crickets chirping is the sound of nature. But crickets don’t have vocal cords. The sound that is ultimately heard is the result of a far more complex process involving the insect’s wings. And scientists have taken […]