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Asperger’s syndrome: What it is

The impassioned speech by 16-year-old Greta Thunberg at the UN summit shook the world. Many people were amazed by this Swedish teenager’s dedication for nature. While she has been in the news for a few years now for spreading awareness about climate change, not many know that she suffered from Asperger’s syndrome. That’s also a […]

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Greta effect: 10 books that teach kids about nature

Don’t let them disappear  In this book, Chelsea Clinton introduces young readers to a selection of endangered animals, sharing what makes them special, and also what threatens them. Taking readers through the course of a day, Don’t Let Them Disappear talks about rhinos, tigers, whales, pandas and more, and provides helpful tips on what we […]

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Count your blessings

“How dare you?” are the teachable words from Greta Thunberg’s speech at the UN Climate Summit 2019 that echo in our minds. At just 16 years old, this female activist is fighting against Climate Change in the hopes to make this world a better place to live in. 21 September marks World Gratitude Day. Saying […]

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Happy World Animal Day to you

Ask an animal lover, and they would say everyday is Animal Day!  World Animal Day is celebrated every year on October 4. It was first mentioned in the year 1931 and was originated by Heinrich Zimmermann, the German writer and publisher of the magazine Mensch und Hund/Man and Dog. Though it started off as a […]

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Art of Masks

“Give a man a mask and he will reveal his true self!” If you’ve heard this line before you will know it holds true for most of us in almost all situations. But, why did masks really come into being? There are so many different materials used, colours, shapes, sizes, and of course, expressions! Like […]

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Howdy Modi echoes in Texas

Prime Minister Modi and US President Donald Trump shared the stage at the ‘Howdy, Modi’ event in Houston on Sunday, 22 September. The two leaders addressed the Indians at the NRG Stadium in the presence of about 50,000 audience. It was a great show of strength for India in the US with President Trump on […]

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Listings: Let the fun begin

What: The Sound of WritingWhen: Saturday, 28th September 2019 | 5PM 8PMWhere: Ecstasy Business Park City Of Joy, Mulund West, MumbaiBy: Sachmaas AcademyFor: 9+ age groupCost: For more info call 9833689366 | 9699389366 / 22-25928906 What: Elements, A Farming ExperienceWhen: Saturday, 28th September 2019 | 9AM-4:30PMWhere: Tesuwadi, Ghotawade, Maharashtra  By: Kokopelli’s SongFor: 5+ age group […]

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The curators of Art

“I have curated a new fashion line!”“I am a curator of paintings!”“I curate…” What does this term really mean. It’s become almost a fashion to say this. ‘Cura’ in Latin means to take care. People who take care of the heritage of Museums, Art Galleries, Sculptures… maybe even Cheese and Wine become curators. To become […]

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Top picks this month

Title: A Cloud Called Bhura Author: Bijal VachharajaniPublisher: Speaking TigerPrice: Rs399 Amni wakes up one morning to find the sky taken over by a huge brown cloud. Where did this cloud appear from suddenly? Even as she and her friends Mithil, Tammy and Andrew start finding out more, their city of Mumbai starts reeling from the […]

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Fancy a car-Free day?

More than 27 km of roads in central London were closed on Sunday as part of Car Free Day. Streets were shut around Tower Bridge, London Bridge and the City of London for the Reimagine event. The roads were used for yoga sessions, go-kart events and mostly just for lazing around.  A festival space on […]