Happy Holi! (And a Riddle to solve)

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Here’s wishing you a Holi filled with sweet moments and colourful memories to cherish forever.

And Here’s a Riddle on Colours too!

There are seven parts to this riddle,

Each is part of a greater whole.
You see most of these,
Everyday as you please:

First is what I did to a book yesterday,
Second mixes with apples.
Third is a shout, then “ouch” you say,
Fourth shares the sound of mean.
Fifth is what the wind had done,
The sixth is often skipped.
The last and final can be called by two names,
If roses are this, then which is the blue one?

The person who answers the riddle with the right reason in the comments below will be awarded the genius certificate! (Write your email along with the answer so I can mail the certificate to you..)

Top 10 Tips For a Safe Holi Celebration

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Holi, the Hindu festival of colours, that marks the advent of spring and signifies the victory of good over evil, is celebrated by throwing coloured power and splashing water at people that often contain chemical dyes which can be harmful to the skin.

Holi is associated with the killing of Holika, the sister of demon king Hiranyakashipu. This year Holi will be celebrated on 23 March.

Tips For a Safe Holi

1. Celebrate Holi with natural home-made colours to avoid damage to skin.

2. Pink and red powder are the best options to celebrate the festival with as the colours can easily be taken off.

3. Make sure that your face is well creamed before and after the play.

4. Oil your hair well so as to keep the coloured powder from damaging your hair.

5. Wear sunglasses to protect your eyes from coloured powders purchased from markets that mostly contain chemicals and dyes.

6. If you are prone to skin allergies, avoid playing with coloured powder altogether.

7. As Holi is celebrated with coloured water and powder it is best to wear old clothes that you later would like to discard.

8. Protect your nails from the harmful chemical powder by applying your choice of nail paint.

9. Protect your lips by applying your favourite lip balm.

10. Wear a cap to protect a you hair and face from the harmful chemical powders.

Source: Shivi Art India

How to Beat Exam Stress in 9 Easy Ways

Vishnu Priya Soma~India's Youngest Author

Every student who aims to become a high-achiever will experience exam stress. It’s an unavoidable part of student life that can be a tough nut to crack. Remember, stress exists for a reason and you can choose to let it be your downfall or use it to drive you to improve your work.

To combat exam stress, firstly you need to understand the reasons behind this heightened anxiety. Then you can establish methods to reduce the pressures you feel. Researchers have uncovered some common explanations for this:

  • Low motivation levels
  • Lack of preparation and planning
  • High expectations from others
  • Competition from peers

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1. Listen to Classical Music

Listening to music can create a positive and productive environment by elevating your mood and encouraging you to study more effectively and for longer. Classical music is recommended as the best type of music to boost your brain power but ambient music can…

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17 Utterly Cool Signs That Will Certainly Catch Your Eye

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The world’s best-known brands and lead PR agencies sure know what they’re doing when it comes to advertising and sales. Instead of boring billboards, they create real masterpieces that deeply impress us with unexpected approaches and ingenious ideas.

Here are 20 of the best examples of outdoor advertising from all over the world that we couldn’t believe are real.

Koleston‘ hair dye

  

Carlsberg beer: Probably the best poster in the world

Tropicana: Natural energy

Ariel: Super soft clothes

Berger paint: Perfect color

Hot Wheels toy cars

Social advertising in India: ’Seat belts save!’

Powerhouse fitness center and gym

Anando milk: Superhuman power

Glide dental floss

LEGO: “Imagine!”

Craftsman tools

IBM

Formula tooth paste

Source: Bright Side

14 Ingenious Tricks That Will Change Your View of Food and Cooking Forever

1. Cook two pizzas at once

2. Keep your ice cream soft

3. Eat leftover Nutella properly

4. Pour milk into an empty cookie packet section

5. Heat two food portions in the microwave at once

6. Make cupcake sandwiches

7. Dip cookies in milk using a fork

8. Easily open half-cracked pistachios

9. Easily peel mangoes

10. Use a strainer to get rid of dust crumbs in cereals, muesli, and other instant breakfasts

11. Dip cookies in milk and freeze

12. Put an elastic band on a Chinese food box

13. Easily cope with a hard-to-open jar

14. Bake eggs in their shells

22 Unbelievable Cakes That Are Too Magnificent to Eat

Provided you do it right, even making cakes can be a great outlet for creativity. The following elaborate masterpieces of confectionery are a perfect combination of unexpected ideas and exquisite details. They’ll surely put any diet to the test!

The Library Cake

Piggies In The Mud Cake

’Up’ Cake

Planet Cake

Red Dragon Cake

Pandas Cake

‘Ice Age’ Cake

Giraffe Cake

Beer Bucket Cake

James Bond Cake

Harry Potter Sorting Hat Cake

M&M and Maltesers Coated Cake

Polo Shirts Cake

Birthday Books Cake

Worldly Cake

Nikon Camera Cake

Sweet Treat Cake

Minion Cake

The perfect cake for archeologists

Sushi Cake

Van Gogh’s Starry Night Cake

Source: Bright Side