In 1969, Norway struck oil. One of the world’s largest offshore oilfields was discovered in Norway.

This is was a huge deal. Prior to this, the only natural resource Norway had was its fisheries. Being an oil-rich country could do wonders for its economy.

But Norway had a long-term vision…

Norway hires sherpas from Nepal to build paths in the Norwegian mountains. They’ve helped them complete over 300 projects over there, and their pay for one summer equals somewhere around 30 years of work in Nepal.

Sherpas are extremely skilled mountain guides who can navigate up and down a single…

Thor Heyerdahl was a Norwegian explorer and writer.

In the 1940s, Heyerdahl had a belief that early Pre-Columbian South Americans would have traveled all the way to Polynesia- a group of Islands in the South Pacific triangulating the Hawaiian Islands in the North, New Zealand borders, and Rapa- Nui also…

Ever heard of Plant-based plastics?

These are essentially plastics derived from plant oil rather than conventional fossil-fuel-based plastics. German chemists have developed two of these sustainable plant-based plastic alternatives to high-density polyethylene. …

Have you ever wondered why geese (and some other birds) fly in a ‘V’ shaped formation? The answer lies in bicycle riding strategies.

You might’ve seen ‘Tour de France’ riders on TV at some point. If you look closely, the pelotons (main group of cyclists) in these races ride forming…

Sanchit Agarwal

Writes stuff. Doodles things.

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