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Japan to build wooden satellites to fight space junk

Humans are known to create trash wherever they go… be it Earth, Moon and even Space! Space junk is becoming an increasing problem as more satellites are launched into the atmosphere every year.  But as over the years scientists are becoming wary of space junk, researchers are also trying to cut on it.  Researchers and […]

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Adidas to make vegan shoes!

You must have come across many people who have turned vegan — eating only plant-based food. But now a shoe company is all ready to manufacture vegan shoes too. Adidas has announced it’s launching a line of sneakers made from mushroom-based leather. As part of a 2021 sustainability initiative, the new Stan Smiths will be […]

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Like eating a pineapple? What about flying it?

Researchers in Malaysia have developed a method to transform the fibre found in normally discarded pineapple leaves to make a strong material that can be used to build the frames for unmanned aircraft, e.g. drones. The drones made out of the bio-composite material had a higher strength-to-weight ratio than those made from synthetic fibres and […]

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Are you a Frozen fan? Then don’t miss a visit to this village

Any fan of the film Frozen would vouch for its beautiful town and picturesque locales. The snow-capped mountains, the shimmering lakes and the white layer of ice was as much alluring as the characters and stories. And to be able to visit a place like that would be a dream come true for a Frozen […]

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Ever heard of nine-armed octopus?

Till now we all have known that an octopus has eight arms (two arms and six logs to be precise!), that’s why it’s that name! But one unique octopus was discovered with an extra limb, and he was about to become dinner! A nine-armed octopus caught off Japan’s coast nearly ended up being dinner, until […]

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World in stress due to new mutant Covid strain

Even as the world was ready to take a sigh of relief, a new variant of Covid virus has left countries in a tizzy. The new SARS-CoV-2 variant was revealed to be the reason behind the rapid surge in Covid-19 cases in South and East England. It is being referred to as VUI (Variant Under […]

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Eight Indian kids feature in Rowling’s Ickabog

It has been lying in the attic of JK Rowling for more than 10 years. Finally, during the pandemic, the Harry Potter famed famous writer decided to wipe the dust off her children’s story book. And Ickabog saw the light of the day.  Over the period of a few weeks, the author released the whole […]

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This goldfish could not live in your bowl

When you think about a goldfish the image that comes to mind is a small sparkly beautiful creature making rounds in a water bowl. But that’s not what a few fishermen saw when they went down a lake in South Carolina. During a routine water quality test in the murky waters of Oak Grove Lake, […]

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India gets its first plastic road!

We all know the bane of plastic and its use. How it takes hundreds of years for it to destroy completely. But there are a few brilliant minds who are coming up with ways to fight this nuisance, and use it to our benefit too. For the first time in India, a road would be […]

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1,300 YO Hindu temple found in Pakistan

Archaeologists have come across a major discovery in the Swat region of Pakistan. A Hindu temple, considered at least 1,300-year-old, was discovered by Pakistani and Italian archaeological experts at a mountain in northwest Pakistan’s Swat district. The discovery was made during an excavation at Barikot Ghundai. The temple discovered is of Lord Vishnu. It was […]