• New ‘Void’ found in The Great Pyramid of Giza

By Knowledge Tribe

Pyramids have been a great mystery to the modern world, since man has laid his eyes on them. They are centuries old and almost impossible to comprehend, be it their architecture or the history behind their purpose. The Great Pyramid of Giza, or the Pyramid of Khufu, was built an astounding 4500 years ago and is still a mystery. Scientists have been working on it for ages to discover hidden routes and chambers in the 50-floor structure that is around 456 feet tall! Talk about giant constructions and mega structures…phew!

  • The Ring of Fire

By Knowledge Tribe

It has been said that about 90% of all earthquakes occur along this place, which is also home to 75% of all active and dormant volcanoes on Earth. Interestingly, all but 3 of the world’s largest eruptions in the last 11,700 years have occurred here.The Ring of Fire, as opposed to its literal meaning, is a 40,000 km long, horse-shoe shaped, seismically active area in the Pacific Basin, which is highly prone to earthquakes and volcanoes. Such is the strength of the ‘fire’ power in its area, that the entire basin earned its name purely on merit.

  • A Network of Professionals: the Reid Hoffman Story

By Knowledge Tribe

Reid Hoffman is an American entrepreneur, venture capitalist and author. He is most famous as the co-founder of the professional networking website, LinkedIn. Hoffman received (better to say ‘earned’) a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and a masters degree from Oxford University. While pursuing the masters programme, Hoffman realised he wanted to do something that would positively change the world, instead of becoming a professor, which was his initial interest.

  • Teachers Need Break Time Too!

By theteacher.in

Teachers spend their day with numerous students every day and follow very demanding schedules. Since, children are susceptible to infections as their immunity is still developing, teachers are prone to these infections as well. Depending on the work, muscle pull, sprain, back injuries, blood pressure and strain are commonly seen as complaints from teachers. They are also prone to stress and occupational burn out. Stress regulated due to long work hours, number of students to handle, number of classes and paperwork, tends to affect the entire body.

  • Why Do I Find the Time to Teach?

By Ramesh Jude Thomas

Five years ago, I set up a trust in Kolkata for the retired teachers of the St. Xavier’s Collegiate School. I spent 15 years in that institution, from the age of 6 to 21. After 150 years, the building blocks of any institution like this must be its teachers. If I have any claim to leadership today, there is no greater debt I owe than to these noble souls. And here’s the reason: good teachers pass on useful knowledge, great teachers build character. And the outstanding ones create leaders.