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Vitamin C supplements during COVID-19: Myths and Facts

Vitamin C is gaining more popularity than ever and everyone seems to be stocking up on Vitamin C pills. Do you know if you should do it too or whether it will help? What does Vitamin C do? Keeps your skin, bones, cartilages, teeth, and blood vessels etc healthy Aids in absorption of Iron from […]

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Impression, Sunrise by Claude Monet 

Artist: Claude Monet Year: 1872 Dimension: 48 cm x 63 cm Medium: Oil Paint Period: Impressionism Impressionism was an era in the creative world where the artist internalized the feeling of watching something beautiful, grow with it and then paint or write about it to share with the fellow world. This is a great medium […]

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Your picks this month

Title: The One and Only Bob Author: Katherine Applegate Publisher: HarperCollins  Bob sets out on a dangerous journey in search of his long-lost sister with the help of his two best friends, Ivan and Ruby. As a hurricane approaches and time is running out, Bob finds courage he never knew he had and learns the […]

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Spanish opera reopens to leafy audience 

It’s no big deal for Barcelona’s Gran Teatre del Liceu Opera House to be housefull. Only this time the audience was a bit different.  Barcelona’s Liceu opera reopened its doors for the first time in over three months to hold a concert – exclusively for a quiet, leafy audience of nearly 2,300 house plants. Organisers […]

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Delhi set to surpass Mumbai in Covid 19 cases 

India saw a sudden spurt in Coronavirus cases post easing of lockdown. The Delhi government has to call in the army to contain the movements of people even as the national capital is set to surpass Mumbai in the number of positive cases. Mumbai has been registering the highest number of cases in the country […]

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NBA returns to play at DisneyLand 

Two fun activities in one? Is there better news in these gloomy times? (If you don’t consider the successful discovery of Covid 19 vaccines, that is.) Disney and the NBA have forged a deal to resume in July the basketball season that was interrupted by COVID-19 back in March. Match on! Yes, the NBA matches […]

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Wooden money is a currency in this town 

Coronavirus has hit everyone hard, be it young or old or rich or poor. In an effort to help residents and local merchants to get through the economic fallout of the pandemic, a small council has come up with an innovative idea: Wooden money. In Tenino — a community of less than 2,000 people halfway […]

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We’re closest to the sun ever!

Solar Orbiter, a joint mission by NASA and the European Space Agency, has hit its first big milestone of its sun-watching mission. The Orbiter made its first close approach to the Sun, getting as close as 48 million miles to the star’s surface, which is around half the distance between the Sun and the Earth. […]

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Fisherman catches statue instead of fish! 

Generally fishermen catch fish in the sea and rivers but this month a Spanish fisherman caught a statue, that too a 700 year old one!  Fisherman Fernando Brey was wading in the Sar River near Santiago de Compostela, Spain. As he fished, he stumbled over a stone. But when he looked more closely, he realized […]

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Origami houses on moon 

We all know the US space agency NASA plans to get back on the moon by 2024 through its Artemis programme.  Danish architecture company, SAGA, has “a dream of making outer space accessible for everyone “ and so have designed a prototype of a house which can be used to live on the moon. Architects […]