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Earth’s magnetic field is getting weaker 

A part of the earth’s magnetic field is weakening, and no one really knows why.  Satellite data has revealed a rather worrying development that the magnetic field is weakening between Africa and South America. Scientists say the area known as South Atlantic Anomaly has significantly widened over the past few years. The European Space Agency’s […]

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SpaceX to send NASA astronauts to ISS 

The US space agency, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, is sending its two astronauts to space, in a private spacerocket. The spacecraft — designed, built and owned by SpaceX — will eventually blast off headed for the International Space Station, the first time a private company has been used for NASA astronauts. It will also […]

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Read JK Rowling’s new book online, for free! 

It is NOT a spin off of Harry Potter! Famous writer of the wizarding world has published a new book online, and it’s free for all to read.  Till now she published two chapters and has promised to upload the remaining chapters of the book in coming weeks.  The fairy tale “The Ickabog” would also […]

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These maps show the literal names of countries, and states! 

Travelling is fun, it opens horizons, gives experiences and creates memories. But while travelling have you ever thought what would the said destination mean in their own language?  Learning the etymology – the origin of words – of countries around the world offers us fascinating insight into the origins of some of our favorite travel […]

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India on top 10 Covid affected nations; US death toll crosses 1 lac 

India surpassed China and Iran to become top 10 Coronavirus-affected countries. The country is relaxing lockdown rules in different states even as it reported more than 1,30,000 cases and 4,000 deaths.  Maharashtra has been reporting the highest number of infections, mostly from Mumbai.  Globally, the infection tally has crossed 5.6 million and the US alone […]

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Cricket: India may play SA in August 

The last of India’s international cricket matches before the COVID lockdown was against South Africa and it looks like the Indian team is set to start from where things were left off, as a T20I series between the two teams has reportedly been agreed upon. The BCCI President Sourav Ganguly and South Africa’s new Director […]

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Salvator mundi by Leonardo da Vinci 

Leonardo da Vinci was a well known painter during his time and has been extremely impactful in our modern times as well. His paintings, architecture, town planning, and sense of functional design has been influencing our modern designers as well as investors in a great way. One of his paintings, Salvator Mundi was acquired by […]

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Books: Your picks this month

Title: Ghost Squad Author: Claribel A Ortega Publisher: Scholastic This action packed supernatural fantasy is a mixture of Coco with Stranger Things and a hint of Ghostbusters in it. For Lucely Luna, ghosts are more than just the family business. Shortly before Halloween, Lucely and her best friend, Syd, cast a spell that accidentally awakens […]

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Listings: Virtual fun!

What: Live Workshop On Craft, Art, Baking, Science Experiments etc When: Monday to Friday | 4PM Where: Insta live on @kidsventureindia By: Kidsventure – Where kids teach kids For: 5-12 age group Cost: Free Detailed Info: What: Online Pottery And Clay Modelling Class For Kids When: Every Monday & Thursday | Every Tuesday & Friday […]

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Want to laugh? Head to this Joke Booth 

“What does a rain cloud wear under its coat?”  “Thunderwear!” The joke may seem a bit childish to you. But actually, it’s told by a child.  After six months of practicing one-liners on his parents and two younger siblings, 6-year-old Callaghan McLaughlin set up a joke booth at the end of his driveway last month […]