chand baori stepwell in Rajasthan India, Ancient cooling technique

This Chand Baori stepwell in Rajasthan, India is over 1200 years old. It’s called Chand Baori. The air at the bottom of the well is 5-6 degrees cooler than at the surface, so in addition to being a water source, it was used as a community gathering place where locals could escape the heat. […]

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Mahabalipuram: The mystery behind Lord Krishna’s butterball that defies gravity

Krishna’s Butter Ball is a massive rock in Mahabalipuram, Tamilnadu, India, that is perfectly balanced on a slope. An attempt was made in 1908 to remove the rock for fear that it would roll down and destroy nearby homes, but the efforts were wasted. […]

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Neerja Bhanot, the braveheart flight attendant was never run away from a crisis

Neeja Bhanot, a 22 year old Indian flight attendant who helped hides 41 American passports aboard a hijacked plane. She died shielding three children from gunfire and was posthumously awarded bravery medals from India, Pakistan, and the United States. […]

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Photos: This man sold everything 45 years ago to buy a bike and travel 6,000 miles from India to Sweden to see his love.

An Indian man traveled from India to Sweden on a bicycle to meet his Swedish wife in 1978. The journey took him 4 months and through eight countries. […]

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Mystery SOLVED: blood Rain in India

The dissemination of spores of microalgae has been identified as the origin of the ‘Blood Rain’ phenomena, according to a new study by Indian and Austrian experts. Since 1896, reports of intermittent red-colored rain in portions of Kerala and Sri Lanka have been coming in. The most recent one occurred in 2013 over Kerala. […]

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