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Tokyo Olympic medals are made from recycled phones!

The Olympic and Paralympic Games to be held in Japan next year are going to be truly extraordinary. The island nation has unveiled its Olympic medals made from recycled mobile phones? The Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games said its Tokyo 2020 Medal Project sourced small electronic devices from all over Japan […]

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UK kids voted for these books. Would you pick them too?

The winners of Children’s Book Awards are announced and we can’t be happier with the results. Though the nomination was an eclectic mix of titles, kids chose what they loved the most.  The Children’s Book Awards is the only UK national award voted for solely by children from start to finish. Here’s the list of […]

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Our moon is not enough, NASA eyes Saturn’s

The world is not enough, and neither is the Universe. NASA has unveiled a plan to fly a drone helicopter mission which will cost $1bn (£800m) on Saturn’s moon, Titan, in the 2030s. The rotorcraft will visit dozens of promising locations on Titan to investigate the chemistry that could lead to life. The moon plays […]

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Your primer to Brexit

There’s been a lot of talk about Brexit in the past couple of months. You must have heard your elders discuss it, or watched a debate on television or read an article about it in a newspaper. But what really is Brexit? If you don’t understand, it’s okay. It’s mind boggling to even some adults… […]

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Meteor stuns Bihar village!

Madhubani is renowned for its art, but last week the Bihar district was in news for ‘out of the world’ reasons. Literally! A suspected meteorite, the size of a football, plunged into a rice field in Mahadeva village.  The farmers working on the field got startled when a 13 kg extraterrestrial object came flying down […]

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My cup, and yours too…

Now you can have your steaming cup of coffee without feeling guilty about wasting all those disposable mugs. Coffee chain Starbucks with environmental charity Hubbub started a trial in June at UK’s Gatwick International Airport where passengers were offered to borrow and return refillable cups in a bid to help cut waste and tackle “throwaway” […]

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Let’s go underwater, to sketch!

You never know where an artist finds an inspiration. Some go to mountains, few search for picturesque locations while some even find solace on busy bylanes of a crowded city. But a Cuban artist has gone where no (wo)man has gone before for an inspiration. Under the sea! Sandor Gonzales, 42-year-old artist, sketches several meters […]