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Make way for robot priest 

The world is going tech-friendly, then why should religion stay behind?  A 400-year-old temple in Japan is trying to rekindle interest in Buddhism with a robotic priest. The temple authorities believe the robot will change the face of the religion.  The android Kannon, based on the Buddhist deity of mercy, preaches sermons at Kodaiji temple […]

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A Toy story wedding! 

We all love our animated heroes… we wear them on our tees, drink chocolate milk shake from mugs with photos of them, even have keychains and badges of our heroes. But only a true fan can do what this lady did. Lindsay Ashton is a die-hard fan of Toy Story movies… so what even we […]

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Manila is covered in volcanic ash 

If anyone doubted the environmental threats, it’s time to change their minds now. While the bushfires in Australia are still raging, another country is gearing to fight another natural calamity.  A volcano ready to erupt A volcano near the Philippine capital Manila has been spewing lava into the sky and trembling constantly. The earthquakes are […]

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Australian fire: Govt drops 2,000 kg veggies to feed starving animals 

The Australian government is using helicopters and airplanes to help feed starving animals displaced by the country’s wildfire crisis. The New South Wales government used aircraft to drop more than 1,800 kg of food, mostly carrots and sweet potatoes, to colonies of brush-tailed rock-wallabies that were left stranded as massive wildfires ravaged their habitat. The […]

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Australian fire affects millions, including animals 

The new year has not started on such a happy note for Australia where thousands have been displaced and millions of animals have been affected due to the raging bushfires. The Australian sky had turned red due to the fires. And though many fires were controlled, few are still going on and affecting the livelihood […]

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Why are the US and Iran fighting? 

Relations between the US and Iran have never been too friendly but the recent events could lead to a new low in the ongoing tussle. Recently, Iran launched missile attacks on two US military bases in Iraq. On the other hand, the US has imposed more sanctions on Iran. But that’s not the whole story. […]

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Koalas are in danger, and people are coming to help them 

One of the most iconic animals of Australia is koala bear, and the raging bushfire has affected their population. Many videos surfaced where the animals were yelping for help. A large number of koalas have died in the fires.  But there are Samaritans ready to help and save. People from all over the world have […]

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Kids make music to beat winter blues 

Ever wondered if you are cut off from the world, and have to live with only a couple of people around you and snow. Scary right? People living in Wapekaka in Canada have to struggle through this loneliness throughout the year. And it becomes more difficult in winters. Wapekeka First Nation has a population of […]

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Large bloom: World’s largest flower in Indonesia 

We all love flowers… their vibrant colours, their beautiful smell, they cheer us up! But would you like to hold a flower as big as you or your younger sibling?  Yes, scientists have found a flower species in indonesia which is as big as 3.6 foot in diameter. Indonesian conservationists say they’ve spotted the biggest […]

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Hello 2020! What the year has in store for us

It’s the start of the new decade. Besides being a leap year, 2020 is special in many other ways. There are a lot of exciting events and moments to keep you engaged. And you can add your special moments too…  SportsLove sports? Welcome to 2020! While the regulars like Wimbledon, Chess and Golf tournaments would […]