Did you know...     Kangaroos can’t walk backwards!       Australia is the only continent in the world that doesn’t have a volcano!      Rabbits and Parrots can see what is behind them without turning their head!      Venus is the only planet in the Solar System that rotates clockwise; all others rotate anti-clockwise!      Honey is the only food that doesn’t get spoilt!       Hands and feet have half the bones in the human body!      Apples float in water! That’s because they are made up of 25% air!       Human eyes can see over 10 million colours!       The deepest point in the ocean is the Mariana Trench which is 11km or 6.9 miles deep!      Robert Peary was the first person to reach North Pole in the year 1909!      During the summer months in the Arctic, the sun doesn’t set at all!      The human heart beats 72 times a minute and women’s heart beats faster than men’s!       85% of the world’s plant life is found in the ocean!

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Hubble Telescope

Hubble Telescope, World’s first optical telescope that was launched into low Earth orbit in 1990, and remains in operation. With a 2.4-meter mirror, Hubble’s four main instruments observe in the near ultraviolet, visible, and...

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Mars may hold liquid water

According to a recent study by NASA, Mars may have liquid water close to its surface. This has raised the chances of finding life at the red planet. Researchers have long known that there...

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What is a Supermoon?

Star gazers across the world, recently witnessed a rare supermoon eclipse and a spring equinox (time of the year when day and night are of equal duration). Supermoon is an astrolonomical alignment which occurs...

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Unique Handmade Tree Sculptures

These incredible tree sculptures are made entirely from wire and nothing else! There has been no gluing or soldering on any of them. It really takes some creative hands to be able to make these,...

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Nobel Museum

The Nobel Museum (Swedish: Nobelmuseet) is a museum devoted to circulate information on the Nobel Prize, Nobel laureates from 1901 to present, and the life of the founder of the prize, Alfred Nobel (1833-1896)....

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What is Swine Flu?

Swine Flu is contagious. One needs to take extra care if infected with the virus. Swine flu or H1N1 is a disease occurred to pigs many years ago. Humans who were infected years ago...

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World Book Day

UNESCO has designated April 23 as World Book Day, a worldwide celebration of books and reading and celebrated in some 100 odd countries. Each year UNESCO selects a World Book Capital and this year...