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Muppet Now: The new Disney series doesn’t match the original

If you haven’t watched the Muppet movies, now is the time. We would suggest The Muppet Movie, The Great Muppet Caper and The Muppets Take Manhattan to be watched with your family. They are funny and warm, and capture the true essence of the wit and intention of the affable characters created by Jim Henson.  […]

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Orchestra helps deaf people hear Beethoven!

Music has no boundaries, so why should anyone be devoid of a beautiful piece? That too of the famous Beethoven!  In the sweetest gesture, Budapest’s Danubia orchestra is helping people ‘hear’ and literally feel Beethoven’s famous Fifth Symphony. The performers are positioned in a way that allows the audience members with the most severe hearing […]

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Historiography is a prelude to understanding history as a form of knowledge. Interpretation begins by asking how history came to be written, who the historians were, why they were writing and what were the intellectual and ideological influences that shaped their histories. These constitute shifts and influences in the way history is read. Promilla Thappar, […]

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Third mission to Mars in a month

The US space agency NASA’s latest Mars rover Perseverance became the third mission to the red planet from earth in a month. China launched its first Mars rover last week, which should arrive by May 2021. Even the UAE sent a mission this month.  The Perseverance is an astrobiology mission to look for signs of […]

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Vegan Diet: Everything you need to know

We have heard a lot about this diet and how people have been following it for various reasons. Here is your guide on what this diet is all about? What is a vegan diet? A vegan diet is essentially a diet which does not have any animal products. What is a vegan lifestyle? People who […]

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Here’s an assignment for you!

Artist Seamus Wray Artist Seamus Wray has painted his own self, painting his own self, who paints the two of them, and continues the chain (like looking in the L mirror). He seems to be so self observant that he paints the surroundings, lighting, angle and also himself in a very realistic manner. Artist Seamus […]

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The shock value of art!

History of Art is a very interesting field. It helps us go to the root of the reason why we see what we see, feel what we feel, and also interact the way we do. Do you ever realise that when we follow our day to day routine, we become immune to what we are […]

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Earth’s not enough, China too flies toward Mars

It seems the earth is not enough to contain the rivalry between the US and China.   China launched a rover to Mars, a journey coinciding with a similar US mission as the powers take their rivalry into deep space. The two countries are taking advantage of a period when Earth and Mars are favourably aligned […]

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Celebrate Ice Cream month with these funny facts

So July is celebrated as ice cream month in the USA but when it comes to ice cream, we all can celebrate it all year long, can’t we! Well, let’s find out some amazing mind boggling facts about one of our favourite desserts… Chocolate ice cream was invented before vanilla. Actually, vanilla was rare and […]

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Krishna by Nicholas Roerich

Year: 1930 Medium: Tempera, Canvas Location: Nicholas Roerich Museum, New York, USA. Nicholas Roerich was born on 9th October  1874 in St. Petersburg, Russia. He was a painter, writer, archeologist, theosophist, philosopher, and a public figure who was extremely spiritual. Roerich dedicated much of his life and work to the Himalayas, which was also his […]