The Scaly-Breasted Munia (Lonchura punctulata) is a wide-ranging little finch native to tropical Asia. They’re also known in the pet trade as nutmeg mannikin or spice finch. The species is endemic to Asia and occurs from India and Sri Lanka east to Indonesia and the Philippines.
Every once in a while, you’re bound to need to consult with a doctor for general health check-up, seasonal fever, acute diseases, chronic illness, and more. From consultation to treatment, the doctor helps you throughout your recovery. An in-home doctor service does exactly the same. Only, you don’t have to go anywhere. We will contact/visit and treat you in the comfort of your home. We will assess, diagnose and treat you depending on your need. At Ayurdad, we bring back the concept of the family physician providing in-home doctor service.
Veblen effect is an abnormal market behavior where consumers purchase the higher-priced goods whereas similar low-priced (but not identical) substitutes are available. It is caused either by the belief that higher price means higher quality, or by the desire for conspicuous consumption (to be seen as buying an expensive, prestige item). Named after its discoverer, the US social-critic Thorstein Bunde Veblen (1857-1929).
Ten years ago, the first post on Indrosphere was published. It feels like I’ve been blogging forever, but at the same time, those ten years went by quickly! Blogging has been a big part of my life. I think blogging has made me a better human though. It’s been an amazing 10 years. The posts have received 158,956 visitors from 187 countries, 378,913 views, 9,025 likes, and 2,603 comments. We’re humbled. We want to thank the readers and 1,591 followers of this blog. We appreciate your encouragement and kind words.
The Baghdad city was founded in the month of July, 762 CE. Where Iraq stands today is historically known as ‘the cradle of civilisation’. This land, also called Mesopotamia — the fertile land around the Tigris and the Euphrates rivers, saw the rise and fall of great ancient empires like the Sumerian, Babylonia, Assyria, and the Akkadian empire. As Baghdad was built on the trade route which linked central Asia with eastern lands, it became a trade hub with markets offering goods not only from all parts of the Muslim world but from Europe and far off countries like India and China.
While we on Earth suffer from coronavirus, our star — the Sun — is having a lockdown all of its own. The sun has been reported to have a ‘very deep’ solar minimum with 100 days of 2020 not seeing any sunspots on its surface. The sun is heading toward solar minimum now.
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