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Sumo, Japan’s national sport

Sumo, Japan’s national sport

SUMO originated in Japan, the only country where it is practiced professionally. It has a history of spanning many centuries. Many ancient traditions have been preserved in Sumo. Sumo actually comes from Shinto practices, and still very closely associated with its religious origins. The 6-ton canopy that hangs over the ring inside the Kokugikan stadium in Tokyo (the only hall where sumo bouts take place in the region) is modeled after the roof of the Shinto shrine, indicating that the ring itself is a holy place.

Nudge theory applied in our daily life

The great thing about a good nudge is that a lot of concepts can be applied across the board.

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A flying car, no longer a dream

A flying car is no longer only in movies and cartoons. The first production model of a flying car, PAL-V Liberty, a sleek three-wheeled, two-seat car and gyroplane rolled into one, was unveiled at the Geneva motor show last month.

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In the future, AI might able to predict a person who is contemplating suicide. A new study published in Nature Human Behaviour could help identify those suffering from suicidal thoughts.

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A large international study involving more than 130, 000 people from 17 countries published recently in The Lancet (general medical journal) says physical activity of any kind can prevent heart disease and death.

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The manganese nodule deposits are of interest because they contain greater amounts of some metals than are found in today’s known economically minable deposits.

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