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Movie review

We Can Be Heroes Say hello to junior Avengers slash X-Men While we common men and women scratch our heads about how to keep our children busy, there’s Robert Rodriguez who uses their creativity to make a movie. And that too a good one.  We Can Be Heroes can be called a mix of Avengers […]

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5 ways to get creative with kids

It’s difficult to make time pass when there’s so much of it. And especially with kids, it’s a tussle how to make them learn while they play. Here are a few ideas on how to creatively engage your children…Make a favourite rock Children love collecting rocks — of all sizes. Let your child choose his […]

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Few New Year resolutions to keep in mind

We couldn’t be happier that 2020 is over. After all, the year brought so many calamities all over the world, the Covid 19 virus being one of them. But the pandemic also taught us a few valuable lessons, many of which we should remember for the rest of our lives. As we step into the […]

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New Year traditions around the world

No matter where you live, January 1 is the day to celebrate. It is the start of a new year, a year full of hope and good luck. And no one wants to start it on a negative note. That’s why cultures and communities around the world celebrate this day differently. And though most of […]

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Other New Years: Jan 1 is not a New Year for these culture

Not all countries and cultures celebrate New Year on January 1. Mostly, cultures follow the Gregorian calendar with 365 days, or 12 months in a year, and leap years. But there are several cultures that also celebrate New Year’s Day later in the year.  These cultures follow lunar, solar, and other hybrid calendars to tell […]

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Some fun entertainment awaits this New Year!

We are starting 2021 on a happy note, with lots of hope and love. And while last year was spent mostly indoors, it wasn’t so bad when it came to spending some quality time with family. There are a few good things in store for us in the new year too… a lot of good […]

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Movie Review

The Croods: A New Age  A kid’s movie for all ages When it first released almost seven years ago, The Croods became an instant hit. Not because it was extraordinary but because it was witty and sensible, and of course it touched the very human existence. In its sequel, The Crood: A New Age, the […]

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10 AMAZING FACTS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT CHRISTMAS

Prince Albert of Germany introduced the Christmas tree to his new wife, Queen Victoria of England, and the tradition really took off. A drawing of the couple in front of a Christmas tree appeared in the Illustrated London News way back in 1848 and as we say today, the idea went viral. Santa has its […]

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Move over Ironman and Captain America, Marvel has a new superhero!

It’s true that all heroes don’t wear capes, some of them wear scrubs. And the creators of superhero series are all ready to salute such heroes. So this year when Coronavirus has overtaken everything else, Ironman, Superman and Captain America can take a break as the real-life superheroes are steadily at work.  The health care […]

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Christmas traditions around the world

Traditionally Christmas all over the world is celebrated as the birth of Jesus Christ. But with globalisation, many non-Christian countries and families too celebrate this wonderful festival. Let’s see how the celebrations differ in different countries. France  In many regions in France, Christmas celebrations start with St Nicholas Day on the 6th of December. Then […]