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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 […]

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Kurt Cobain’s guitar goes under hammer 

Late musician Kurt Cobain’s guitar played during his legendary MTV Unplugged performance is hitting the auction block at a starting estimate of $1 million (Around Rs 75,064,000). The retro acoustic-electric 1959 Martin D-18E Cobain strummed for Nirvana’s career-defining performance in New York — just five months before his shock death at age 27 — will […]

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Watch these 10 animated movies to kill boredom this lockdown

Coco This fantasy film is a perfect watch during the lockdown. The story of a 12-year-old boy Miguel, who wants to sing despite the ban on music by his family, will bring you closer to your family, and will make you realise that there is light at the end of a dark tunnel. Fun, adventure, […]

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You can still celebrate Mother’s Day. Check out how 

Every year, on the second Sunday of May we celebrate Mother’s Day. Of course, the day is special as you buy this most important woman on earth gifts, or take her out for a meal. This year, however, it’s different. You are stuck at home because of the lockdown. Leave alone an expansive meal, you […]

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Girl reads stories online to soothe other kids 

Empathy comes in all shapes and sizes. It doesn’t matter what age you’re, you can help if you have a will. A nine-year-old girl has started a YouTube channel where she reads to other children because she ‘wants to keep them happy’ during coronavirus lockdown.  Schoolgirl Lois Russell is an enthusiastic and confident reader – […]

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Clowns bring cheers to older people 

We all hate to live alone. Isolation and lockdown is making us crave company and friends. Imagine elderlies living without their families and children.  A group of clowns took it upon themselves to entertain these grandparents living in isolation in old age homes.  A group of clowns who usually entertain retirees, in their rooms at […]

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Teachers dress up as Spiderman to cheer up kids 

As children all over the world are confined to their homes due to lockdown, there are few people who try to bring some cheer to them.  Two martial arts teachers from England dressed up as Spiderman in order to cheer up the kids. The teachers named Jason Baird and Andrew Baldock were seen entertaining kids […]

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Harry Potter comes to your home 

JK Rowling wants to make it a little easier for kids, parents and teachers stuck at home due to COVID-19 to enjoy “Harry Potter,” with the author launching a website featuring a handful of school-friendly activities based on her popular book series. The new site, dubbed harrypotterathome.com, promises to “bring Hogwarts to you” via themed […]

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When a Virus Changed History

Gripped as we all are, in an extraordinary crisis – fearful and yet hopeful – I am reminded of an episode when a Virus changed the course of History. The year is 1521. The setting is the ancient Aztec city of Tenochtitlan (now Mexico City). Hernán Cortés, a Spanish conquistador has set out to conquer […]

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Virtual galleries and museums at the click of the mouse 

Yes we are locked down. Yes we can’t go out for fun and visits. But no, it doesn’t mean you can’t see the world. In view of the closing down of all the museums and crowded places, there are many establishments which have made virtual visits possible. You can simply go to their websites and […]