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Girl is hoisted in air during kite flying event

Kite-flying is one of the favourite sports and hobbies all over the world. While most Indians mandatorily fly kites on Makar Sankranti, there are other countries too which hold many kite flying festivals. But this fun event turned into a nightmare for one toddler and her family. A three-year-old girl was hoisted more than 30 […]

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It’s raining chocolate in a Swiss city!

We all love chocolate. Be it bars, or mixing it in our milk, or a piece of chocolate cake… the food item is everybody’s favourite. What would you do if you woke up one morning to find that it’s raining chocolate in your city? Well, something similar happened in a small town of Switzerland recently. […]

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Someone put Statue of Unity on sale for Rs30,000 crore! 

We are witnessing some weird outcomes of Coronavirus! An unknown man tried to sell the Statue of Unity for Rs30,000 crore to meet the expenses for hospitals and medical infrastructure to fight the coronavirus outbreak. The sale was proposed on an online platform called OLX. The description of the listing in the website said: “‘Emergency! […]

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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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Chinese played polo with donkeys! 

Not all news from China is about Coronavirus, there is some discovery as well. Archaeologists in China have unearthed a tomb belonging to a 9th-century noblewoman who was buried alongside her donkeys, which she likely rode while playing an ancient version of polo. New research describes the tomb of Cui Shi, an Imperial Chinese noblewoman […]

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Missing school, this class graduated on Minecraft 

A group of Japanese students is proving to the world that they will not be letting the novel coronavirus ruin their fun. Since Japanese schools, and almost all around the world, have closed down in the face of COVID-19, an elementary school boy and his friends decided to host their own online graduation ceremony on […]

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Chinese played polo with donkeys! 

Not all news from China is about Coronavirus, there is some discovery as well. Archaeologists in China have unearthed a tomb belonging to a 9th-century noblewoman who was buried alongside her donkeys, which she likely rode while playing an ancient version of polo. New research describes the tomb of Cui Shi, an Imperial Chinese noblewoman […]

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Faster than Usain Bolt! 

Usain Bolt is the undisputed fastest man on Earth. But he may have some completion from an Indian. Srinivasa Gowda from a Karnataka village made a record, and became a sensation, after competing in a traditional Kambala race. He ran the traditional buffalo race, covering 142.50 meters in just 13.62 seconds. The timing was enough […]

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This plastic gold is as pure as your original gold 

Gold is the most-loved metal around the world. As nice as it looks in a watch or ring, pure gold would get too heavy for everyday wear, so it’s often lightened up with alloys. Now, by mixing it with plastic instead of other metals, researchers at ETH Zurich have created a new form of gold […]

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How cheesy is that! 

In love with cheese? Read this… The world’s first cheese-themed hotel has opened in London.  The Cheese Suite, in Camden, features cheese-themed furniture, wallpaper, cushions and throws and even offers cheesy-scented soap in the bathroom. Guests are able to take selfies in front of the suite’s giant cheese installations before turning in for the night […]