Science And Technology

TaleTown.Org multimedia English short stories on science and technology exploring what happens when, sci fi & retold tales on how stuff works

  • Ali Baba And 40 Thieves 13

    BarrelRetold Arabian Nights Tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves 13

    What could Marjina do to save Alibaba's household?

    Throw boiling water on hidden bandits? Burn barrels?

  • Ali Baba And 40 Thieves 14

    Advanced third degree burnsRetold Arabian Nights Tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves 14

    Hosh explains degrees of burns to prove why pouring boiling water on all robbers together won’t kill them?

  • Ali Baba And 40 Thieves 15

    first night's camp fireRetold Arabian Nights Tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves 15

    Super-heated oil, water or sand were deadly thermal weapons in ancient warfare.

    Could Marjina use these?

  • Ali Baba And 40 Thieves 16

    Datura stramonium, early evening NNI

    Retold Arabian Nights Tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves 16

    Marjina brews a deadly cocktail for her guests using oil & weeds.

    Hosh reveals why she chose to use these...

  • Ali Baba And 40 Thieves 17

    Jolly Roger Pirate Grunge FlagRetold Arabian Nights Tale: Ali Baba and 40 Thieves 17

    Marjina executes her daring plan.

    Hosh explains how burns can kill or affect health and how to treat them.

  • Ali Baba And 40 Thieves 23

    Think FirstIt is our brain that translates words to create meaningful images.

    To do this, it needs to know both language as well as the context.

    Comprehension created from words will be wrong, if their translation or context is wrong.

  • Assassin

    AssassinSci-fi crime thriller: Assassin

    The assassin knew that one bullet, one kill, was all she needed. Did she succeed?

    A suspense-full murder mystery

  • Banana Lassi - Restaurant Style

    LassiIsha teaches Hosh how to make Banana Lassi - Restaurant Style.

    Story with banana secrets, its calorie content, GI value and impact on blood sugar & digestion

  • Chhach - Traditional Buttermilk

    Lassi Man...Isha teaches Hosh how to make Chhach - Traditional Buttermilk.

    How chhas differs from buttermilk, commercial buttermilk, cultured buttermilk?

    Cooking tips story

  • Cold Steel - Crucified

    Dreadnought_irgendwie_esoterisch-001Science Fiction: Cold Steel - Crucified

    An elite commando is captured behind enemy lines, tortured & interrogated.

    Can one train against pain or truth serums?

  • Cold Steel - Escape

    CNV-301 Earth OrbitScience Fiction: Cold Steel - Escape

    The elite commando journeys back to Space Sector 47B9 with the Dark Energy vials he has stolen.

    Unaware of the danger…

  • Cold Steel - Unsprung

    Chamber- The fire withinScience Fiction: Cold Steel - Unsprung.

    Captured elite commando steals Dark Energy vials, activates biological weapons to destroy secret enemy Intergalactic Lab

  • Global Water Crisis?

    Sunset from Kure AtollOver a billion people in our world don't have access to fresh drinkable water.

    Little Josh discusses global water crisis and solutions like funding, cutting water usage, reducing leakages, desalination, nanotechnology & sustainability etc.

  • Helen Keller Listened

    Helen Keller in India“Only after an infant learns to identify words, can words start to have meanings.”

    “This little girl was therefore doomed to a life of loneliness, silence and darkness."

    "She could see nothing, hear nothing, and couldn’t say much.”

  • Holistic Healing

    Ayurveda in Sri LankaInformative story exploring world’s oldest holistic healing (whole body) system Ayurveda.

    Comparisons with orthodox medical treatments & Maori medicine Rongoa.

  • How Eggs Fertilize?

    Avian cloaca.jpg "Avian cloaca" by Jared Yelton, original uploader was Redtailed at en.wikipedia -  Licensed under Public domain via Wikimedia Commons."Really?" Josh was discovering a whole new world, "Do birds have no dicks at all?"

    "Some birds have them," answered Rosh, "and they use them too. Males of ostriches, cassowaries, kiwi, geese, and some species of swans and ducks, do not use cloaca for reproduction. They have a phallus."

  • How Eggs Form?

    Mr and Mrs"Pa, we could have our own chooks if we didn't eat these eggs," said Josh.

    "Well, actually we can't," said Rosh, "because these eggs we buy from the supermarket are not fertilized. Chooks can hatch only from fertilized eggs."

  • How Eggs Hatch?

    POP"Why are some eggs white, Pa", Josh asked, "while others are colored?"

    "The hen's breed determines the colour of its eggshell," Rosh answered, "Hens with white feathers and ear lobes are said to lay white eggs, while hens with red feathers and ear lobes said to lay brown eggs."

  • How To Create Music?

    ♪ ♫ ♫ ♪ ♪♪ ♫"Ethereal music flows from a blooming personality. It is the sound of Life, of Being."

    "But we live in a world that values Becoming over Being. If you must create, create that inner silence that metamorphoses naturally into music. Create that deserving conduit, through which the Anaahat can express its Naad."

  • Is Cancer Not A Disease?

    Uterine, Bile Duct and Breast CancerIs Cancer Not A Disease?

    Abnormal cell growth is an issue as it steals glucose from normal cells & grows at their expense.

    Hosh examines suggested natural cures