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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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Tallest gets taller: Mount Everest gets new height!

The world’s highest mountain got a bit taller this week when the Foreign Ministers of Nepal and China jointly certified the elevation of Mount Everest at 8,848.86 metres above sea level — 86 cm higher than what was recognised since 1954.  The earlier height The height recognised till now was 8,844 m. This was determined […]

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15 YO Gitanjali Rao is Time’s first ever Kid of The Year

If you have any doubt about the future of mankind, rest assured it’s in good hands. A 15-year-old girl from Colorado, USA, makes us believe that we may not have lost everything after all. Gitanjali Rao has been named first ever Kid Of The Year by Time magazine. And if this wasn’t an achievement enough, […]

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Smell those historic events now, for real!

While we all read and listen to history, what if we could smell it also? How would the industrial revolution or Great Depression smell like? Well, now we may know.  Many historians and scientists across Europe are coming together with perfumers and museums for a unique project: To capture what Europe smelled like between the […]

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750 goals for Ronaldo! Fans can’t sit still

Football fans are always in a fix on whom to support between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. The fans of each side just wait for an opportunity to taunt the other. Seems, Ronaldo fans got the best shot.  Ronaldo scored his 750th career goal during Juventus’s 3-0 win over Dynamo Kyiv in the Champions League […]

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Is Hyperloop the future of transport?

Eight years ago when SpaceX boss Elon Musk suggested the idea of hyperloop, nobody imagined that it would become real so soon. Businessman Richard Branson’s Virgin Hyperloop successfully conducted the first human test of a hyperloop system recently, and it has given hope to a better transport technology to the world. What’s Hyperloop? The Hyperloop […]

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On World Television Day, say thank you to your Idiot Box

In this age of information when you can access anything on your palm, there’s one ubiquitous device in our homes without which life seems incomplete. Television has become a part of our day-to-day life. We may watch TV or may ignore it, but we can’t live without it. No doubt, that there’s a day to […]

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In depth: How Ethiopia’s civil war would affect Africa?

A prospective civil war in the African country Ethiopia may lead to a turmoil in the continent and the world. Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has ordered his  troops to counter an allegedly violent attack by armed forces in the country’s northern Tigray region. Though this may seem the most immediate conflict, the truth is […]

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Nagorno-Karabakh: Armenia-Azerbaijan sign peace deal

After weeks of conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, Russia brokered peace between Armenia and Azerbaijan. More than 1,200 people have lost their lives as per the Nagorno-Karabakh authorities, while thousands have been displaced in the conflict. The peace deal, which was signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Armenia’s prime minister Nikol Pashinyan, […]

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Joe Biden is America’s new President

After days of waiting and counting still going on, the Democrat candidate and two time vice-president Joe Biden has been projected as America’s 46th president.  Biden’s Republican opponent and US president Donald Trump, however, has refused to concede, saying the “election is far from over” and that he will not “rest until the American People […]