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Video Of The Week - Walking Poodle Turns Heads In China

By Meera Dolasia on April 13, 2015
Video Of The Week - Walking Poodle Turns Heads In China

If you ever visit the city of Chengdu that lies southwest of China's Sichuan Province don't be surprised to see a cute backpack-carrying poodle strutting down the streets on its hind legs. According to its owner 43-year-old Zhu Tai, the dog can walk for almost a mile before it needs to come down on all fours.

Marilyn or Einstein? Take This Fun Eye Test Devised By MIT Researchers

By Kimberly Solis on April 7, 2015
Marilyn or Einstein? Take This Fun Eye Test Devised By MIT Researchers

The recent worldwide debate about the color of a dress has piqued the public's interest in illusions. While there are many that are making their rounds, the most fascinating is one created by researchers at Boston's Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2007. In addition to being fun, it apparently also serves as a vision test.

Video(s) Of The Week - Best April Fool's Pranks Of 2015

By Meera Dolasia on April 6, 2015
Video(s) Of The Week - Best April Fool's Pranks Of 2015

Every year after April 1st, the world takes stock of the best pranks. This year was no exception. Amongst the ones that made the top list was Google's portable mailbox and Richard Branson's announcement to move his company's US headquarters to Branson, Missouri.

Newsflash! Cows Have Favorite Playlists Too!

By Meera Dolasia on April 3, 2015
Newsflash! Cows Have Favorite Playlists Too!

We all know that music has the power to comfort us when we are frazzled or distressed. Can it do the same for animals? In 2001, University of Leicester researchers decided to test this by exposing dairy cows to different genres of music. They discovered that certain types of music helped cows produce 3% more milk than those that only heard the jarring sounds of milking machines.

Brace Yourselves - April Fool's Day Is Almost Here!

By Meera Dolasia on March 31, 2015
Brace Yourselves - April Fool's Day Is Almost Here!

Brace yourselves - It's almost April 1st, the one day of the year when pulling a light-hearted prank is not frowned upon. Also known as April Fool's Day, the origins of this fun tradition are a little sketchy. Some believe that the light-hearted fun began in 1852 when the world transitioned from the Julian calendar (which began the New Year in April) to today's Gregorian calendar. Others think it was to celebrate the change of seasons.

Video Of The Week - Moritz The Puzzle-Solving Pig

By Meera Dolasia on March 30, 2015
Video Of The Week - Moritz The Puzzle-Solving Pig

When one thinks of pigs, smart is not the first word that comes to mind. However, after seeing Moritz complete puzzles with such ease you may change your mind not just about him but all the other porkers out there.

Unexpected Money "Downpour" Halts Traffic in Kuwait

By Meera Dolasia on March 23, 2015
Unexpected Money "Downpour" Halts Traffic in Kuwait

We have heard of it raining frogs and even spiders, but cold hard cash? That has to be a first! While it may be hard to believe, a sudden "downpour" of money is exactly what some lucky residents of Kuwait recently experienced.

Smile! It's The International Day Of Happiness And First Day Of Spring!

By Meera Dolasia on March 20, 2015
Smile! It's The International Day Of Happiness And First Day Of Spring!

We are often so busy focusing on what we lack in our lives, that we forget to be happy about all the things we have - like good health and loving friends and family. Today is a great day to change that mindset. That's because it is not just the first day of spring (at least for those that live in the northern hemisphere) but also the International Day of Happiness.

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