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  • No Hands, No Wings, Will fly!

    No Hands, No Wings, Will fly!

    Nothing can be truer than the saying that “Where there is a will, there is a way”, especially if you look at the life of Jessica cox. This amazing girl was born without hands. Today she can ride a bike, drive a car and fly an airplane. Confused? How does she do it? She uses […]

  • Ancient Pyramid Unearthed in Egypt

    Ancient Pyramid Unearthed in Egypt

    A team of  archeologists have unearthed a 3000-year-old pyramid in Luxor, a city in upper part of Egypt. The excavation was carried out by Belgian archealogists under the joint mission carried out by two Belgian Universities – Free University of Brussels and the University of Liège. The pyramid is believed to be holding the burial chamber […]

  • Big Diamonds Stolen in a Huge Robbery

    Big Diamonds Stolen in a Huge Robbery

    The incident took place at the Brussels airport where armed robbers stole huge diamonds worth tens of million of pounds. The robbers got in through a security fence on Monday evening in cars that were flashing blue light. Interestingly, these masked robbers were dressed up as the policemen. They reached the Swiss plane, operated by Helvetica […]

  • Self-driving cars?

    Self-driving cars?

    A group of engineers and researchers in UK, are working towards developing self driving cars. These cars would be capable of driving themselves on familiar routes while on unfamiliar routes manual control will be necessary. Such cars would use lasers and small cameras to remember the route frequently taken like trip to office or school. In […]

  • The Royal Skeleton

    The Royal Skeleton

    Thanks to the DNA profiling it has been confirmed that the skeleton found beneath a Leicester car park belongs to English king Richard III. The bones matched the descendants from the king’s family. The bones are carbon dated back to 1455-1540 which confirms the history as the king died in a battle in 1485. The scientists are also working […]

  • Mary Leaky, the fossil explorer

    Mary Leaky, the fossil explorer

    Mary Leaky was a British archaeologist and anthropologist. She made a lot of valuable fossil discoveries around the Great Rift Valley of East Africa. Mary discovered Proconsul  skull, belonging to an extinct species of primates that existed from 23 to 5 million years ago. She also discovered skull of Zinjanthropus (name given to extinct early human species). Her findings […]

  • Asteroid Mining – The Future

    Asteroid Mining – The Future

    Space entrepreneurs have been coming up with the idea of “Asteroid Mining”, to tap the valuable mineral resources that may be found on asteroids. Asteroid mining refers to the possibility of extracting raw materials from asteroids and other minor planets. Minerals and volatiles could be mined from an asteroid or a spent comet, then taken back to Earth or used in space for […]

  • A Barbie Themed Cafe?

    A Barbie Themed Cafe?

    A barbie cafe, first ever authorized by toy maker Mattel, has opened up in the capital city of  Taiwan, Taipei. The cafe is result of years of research and preparation. There are barbie decorations everywhere, food servers look like they are straight out of a barbie movie and the food is barbie themed as well. Wouldn’t it be […]

  • What’s in the Name?

    What’s in the Name?

    Apparently for countries like Germany, Denmark and Iceland there is a lot in the name. Iceland has some rules about keeping names. Names that do not fit Iceland’s culture, grammar or pronunciation are not allowed. Blaer Bjarkardottir’s mother named her Blaer unaware that it was not on the official list of accepted names. Blaer loves her name […]

  • GroundHog Day

    GroundHog Day

    What is so special about Feburary 2 every year?  Why is it called the Groundhog Day?  This North American festival has a famous folklore attached to it. This time of the year the groundhog ends its hibernation and comes out from his burrow. It is believed that if a groundhog emerges from its burrow on a cloudy day, then spring will come […]

  • Pencil drawings or Photographs?

    Pencil drawings or Photographs?

      27 year old Kelvin Okafor, an art graduate from London, creates stunning pencil drawings that look exactly like photographs. The art world is amazed at his skill to make such detailed sketches. Okafor mostly sketches famous people since he feels people around the world can relate with them. Another astounding thing about his drawings is […]

  • Highest Wave Ever Caught by Surfer McNamara

    Highest Wave Ever Caught by Surfer McNamara

    American surfer Garrett McNamara surfed on a 100 Ft high wave off the coast of Portugal. This the highest wave ever been caught by a surfer!! McNamara holds a place in Guiness book of world records for riding on a 78 Ft high wave at the same place, in November of 2011. Mr McNamara, 44, was born in Massachusetts […]

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