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Make your own colours 

How many of you raided your mom’s nail paint boxes? That was still ready made. Today we will learn to make colours of our own using natural products. Did you know in ancient times artists used to make their own paints to get that right shade of red or blue or yellow. Even in present […]

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Books: Your picks for this month

Dragonslayer: Wings of FireAuthor: Tui T. SutherlandPublisher: Scholastic Press Ivy doesn’t trust the Dragonslayer. He may be her father and the beloved ruler of Valor, but she knows he’s hiding more than the treasure from the sand dragon he killed two decades ago.  Leaf doesn’t trust dragons. They’re the reason his favorite sister, Wren, is […]

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And the award for the best tree goes to… 

It may sound weird but there’s a contest for the best tree in Europe.  A pine tree in the Czech Republic, known as the “Guardian of the Flooded Village”, has won the European Tree of the Year contest. The goal of the contest is to encourage people to appreciate and protect trees. Every year since […]

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China bans consumption and trade of wild animals 

A strict ban on the consumption and farming of wild animals is being rolled out across China in the wake of the deadly coronavirus epidemic, which is believed to have started at a wildlife market in Wuhan. China’s top legislature said it will immediately ban the trade and consumption of wild animals, in a fast-track […]

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Lego could survive for 1,300 years! 

Lego bricks are so tough they could survive in the sea for 1300 years, according to new research. And we thought only plastic was harmful! Scientists analysed blocks, made of a plastic called acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene, that washed up on the coast of southwest England after being lost from a container ship that was hit by a […]

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Stay healthy during COVID-19 epidemic

The corona virus is now declared as an epidemic in India. We all need to take care to protect ourselves and contain the spread. We all need to have information on what we can do to not fall prey to the myths and marketing gimmicks. Here are a few handy tips on how we can […]

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Major sporting events cancelled or postponed due to Covid 19 

Coronovirus has shocked the world, and sports persons are no exception. While many sports events have been postponed, few committees have taken a bold decision to cancel few tournaments altogether. However, the fate of this year’s biggest sport event, Tokyo 2020 Olympics Games, is still not decided. The Japanese Olympic committee wants to go ahead […]

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Nail polish for art! 

Could you use Nail Polish to paint on different surfaces besides your nails? Absolutely yes! It is a sort of tarnish based paint after all. Other than the ‘nail art’ we have all seen or tried on ourselves, we can paint rough or smooth pebbles, shells, your headphone cord, base or sides of your shoes […]

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Wash your hands, not just now but always 

You must be surprised by the sudden addition of instructions from your mom. Well, the instructions never cease but in wake of the current situation, mommies have gone a bit paranoid about hand wash. You think? Well, you’re wrong. Actually, mommies are right (aren’t they always!), washing your hands would help stay safe from Covid […]

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NASA asks public to design Moon-digging robots 

Digging is tough, be it on earth or on the moon. And now you can help NASA inis some space digging.  The National Aeronautics Space Administration or NASA is asking the public to help it design a robot that can dig on the moon. The US space agency in a post said that while it […]