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This rat is a hero, and has won awards for his heroism!

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes. And just as in the film Ratatouille as chef Gusteau says, “Anybody can cook,” so can anybody be a hero. Even a rat!  Magawa, an African giant pouched rat, was given a gold medal by the British veterinary charity People’s Dispensary for Sick Animals (PDSA) for his work […]

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Meet Conrad Jon Godly

Conrad Jon Godly is an abstract landscape artist living in Davos Switzerland. He works with oil paints on canvas. Living in the middle of these magnificent mountains, he is well acquainted with every crevice and turns of the mountains. The many shades of colors draw him to paint with thick layers that more often take […]

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This electric road charges public transport while moving!

Israel’s capital Tel Aviv has become the only city in the world to have an electric road which will charge public transports while they’re moving. The electric roads are part of a pilot program led by the Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality in collaboration with ElectReon, a company developing a system that can charge electric vehicles while […]

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Books: Top picks this month

Title: A Place at the Table Author: Saadia Faruqi, Laura Shovan Publisher: Clarion Books Sixth-graders Sara, a Pakistani American, and Elizabeth, a white, Jewish girl meet when they take a South Asian cooking class taught by Sara’s mom. They could not be more different. Sara is at a new school that is huge and completely […]

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Meet Artist Yinka Shonibare from London

Over the course of his career, the London-based artist Yinka Shonibare, CBE, has made films, paintings, installations, and drawings that serve as “a critique of Empire” by disrupting notions of identity and culture. Shonibare describes the history of the fabrics, which were originally produced in Indonesia, but marketed to West Africa, where they found an […]

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Astounding! You can now ‘hear’ the Milky Way!

NASA’s Chandra X-Ray Center (CXC) has unveiled a new ‘sonification’ project that transforms data from astronomical images into audio. Yes, you read right. Now you can listen to the sounds of the Universe! Users can now ‘listen’ to images of the Galactic Centre, the remains of a supernova called Cassiopeia A, as well as the […]

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Balloon ride: Illusionist soars into the sky with helium balloons

How many of you while watching the movie Up wishes that you too could fly in the sky with those balloons? Yes, we all have some time or the other wished soaring high in the sky. But there are a few who could achieve that feat. American magician and illusionist David Blaine is one such […]

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Largest Art Auction in history of India

September 2020 has seen the biggest sale at the art auction in the history of Indian Art. Vasudev Gaitonde was one of the foremost abstract painters in India. His sense of silence, use of colours, movement of his wrist to give that accent of texture is unmatchable by artists around the world. During his lifetime, […]

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Foods and Moods

Do you think your food choices affect your moods and mental health? A lot of recent research shows that what we eat has a huge impact on how we feel. Therefore, what we eat changes not just our physical health but mental health too. Let’s see how. What makes us happy? Our brain has two […]

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If we had to choose one word to describe a mother, it would definitely be “superwoman”. The amount of weight they carry, while trying to build something of their own truly deserves respect! This week we introduce you to one such mother, Priyanka Biyani aka @sassyartcorner. Read a bit about her and her products, it […]