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Egypt gets its looted coffin back!

Egypt exhibited the golden coffin of an ancient Egyptian priest that was returned by New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. Apparently, it was discovered that it had been looted and illegally sold. The finely decorated coffin is inscribed with the name Nedjemankh, a priest of the ram-headed god Heryshef of Herakleopolis, and dates to the […]

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Huge iceberg breaks off, but…

A more than 600-square-mile iceberg broke off Antarctica in recent days, but relax, the event is part of a normal cycle and is not related to climate change. The iceberg, dubbed D28, broke away from the Amery ice shelf between September 24 and 25, according to observations from European and American satellites. It measures 1,582 […]

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Have cough? Try this juice

Cold and cough are the worst kind of infections. You can’t sleep and neither can you work. Medicines don’t work either. But according to a study, one fruit juice can help you fight cough.  A study found that pineapple juice was part of an effective treatment for tuberculosis, thanks to its ability to soothe the […]

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Asperger’s syndrome: What it is

The impassioned speech by 16-year-old Greta Thunberg at the UN summit shook the world. Many people were amazed by this Swedish teenager’s dedication for nature. While she has been in the news for a few years now for spreading awareness about climate change, not many know that she suffered from Asperger’s syndrome. That’s also a […]

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Greta effect: 10 books that teach kids about nature

Don’t let them disappear  In this book, Chelsea Clinton introduces young readers to a selection of endangered animals, sharing what makes them special, and also what threatens them. Taking readers through the course of a day, Don’t Let Them Disappear talks about rhinos, tigers, whales, pandas and more, and provides helpful tips on what we […]

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Count your blessings

“How dare you?” are the teachable words from Greta Thunberg’s speech at the UN Climate Summit 2019 that echo in our minds. At just 16 years old, this female activist is fighting against Climate Change in the hopes to make this world a better place to live in. 21 September marks World Gratitude Day. Saying […]

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Happy World Animal Day to you

Ask an animal lover, and they would say everyday is Animal Day!  World Animal Day is celebrated every year on October 4. It was first mentioned in the year 1931 and was originated by Heinrich Zimmermann, the German writer and publisher of the magazine Mensch und Hund/Man and Dog. Though it started off as a […]

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Art of Masks

“Give a man a mask and he will reveal his true self!” If you’ve heard this line before you will know it holds true for most of us in almost all situations. But, why did masks really come into being? There are so many different materials used, colours, shapes, sizes, and of course, expressions! Like […]

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Lights, Camera… Winners!

The 71st Emmy Primetime Awards took place in the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles this week. There were several wins and special moments that made for a magical night. Here’s taking a closer look at what went down. Hello Homer Simpson! The night started out with all smiles as Homer Simpson opened the show for […]

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Top picks this month

Title: A Cloud Called Bhura Author: Bijal VachharajaniPublisher: Speaking TigerPrice: Rs399 Amni wakes up one morning to find the sky taken over by a huge brown cloud. Where did this cloud appear from suddenly? Even as she and her friends Mithil, Tammy and Andrew start finding out more, their city of Mumbai starts reeling from the […]