Shocking! This Chinese chef is selling our desi ‘Bhatura’ as ‘Scallion Bubble Pancakes’

1. Bhatura or Scallion Bubble Pancakes? How will you feel if one day you visit a restaurant in some foreign land and find your humble Khichri being served as Spiced Rice and Lentil Porridge with Sauteed Veggies or your Rajma Chawla being presented as another exotic dish with a fancy name! The same happened when this moderately famous chef from US started selling bhaturas but called them Scallion Bubble Pancake. Many of us are feeling çheated’ as the chef Peter Chan is selling this dish as his own innovation, unlike…

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Shocking truth: 20% of health-care expenditures wasted in US and other nations

A new OECD report released Jan. 10 reveals a shocking truth: About 20 cents of every dollar spent on health care in OECD countries is wasted in some fashion. That waste represents more than 20 percent of total health expenditure in the United States. The findings of the report, entitled “Tackling Wasteful Spending on Health,” will be discussed at a meeting for OECD Ministers of Health in Paris on Jan. 16–17. According to the report’s author, Agnès Couffinhal, a senior OECD health economist, it is alarming that around one-fifth of…

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NASA’s Hubble Telescope Captures Shocking Moment When a Sun-like Star Explodes

The picture, posted Friday, shows the “last hurrah” of the white dwarf star. When dying, it casts off its outer layers of gas forming a cocoon around the remaining core. Glowing is caused by ultraviolet light. The white dot in the center is a burned-out star which is one of the hottest white dwarves in our galaxy with a surface temperature of over 360,000 degrees Fahrenheit. These stellar relics, called planetary nebulae, litter the Milky Way Galaxy. The white dwarf is located at the center of NGC 2440 planetary nebula which lies about 4,000 light-years from Earth in the direction of the constellation Puppis, according to NASA….

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