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Turning A Horse Inside Out

By Meera Dolasia on November 1, 2009
Turning A Horse Inside Out

With over 200 bones and 700 muscles, the anatomy of horses is as hard to teach as it is to learn. Now Gillian Higgins, a professional horse therapist and champion equestrian has devised an innovative solution.

Happy Halloween!

By Meera Dolasia on October 31, 2009
Happy Halloween!

If you think we humans are the only earthlings that get into the spirit of Halloween, think again. Animals love this holiday too. Below are some adorable pictures of celebration of this fun day from Zoos around the world.

Carving Up Celebrities

By Meera Dolasia on October 30, 2009
Carving Up Celebrities

While most pumpkin carvers revel in creating ghoulish pumpkins, 30-year old David Finkle uses his creative talents to carve something a little more glamorous. He focuses on celebrities that range from music rock star Mick Jagger to President Barack Obama to the Queen of England.

Stephen Wiltshire AKA 'Living Camera' Sketches New York City

By Meera Dolasia on October 29, 2009
Stephen Wiltshire AKA 'Living Camera' Sketches New York City

Stephen Wiltshire, aka 'Living Camera', is a 35-year old British artist with an amazing talent - He can draw detailed panoramic sketches of city skylines after observing them for very short periods of time.

The Telescope - A Simple Invention That Changed Our World

By Meera Dolasia on October 29, 2009
The Telescope - A Simple Invention That Changed Our World

Four hundred years ago, in August of 1609, Galileo Galilei an obscure Math professor from the University of Padua in Italy, revolutionized the world with a simple invention called the 'optik tube'.

Snorkeling Amidst Jellyfish

By Meera Dolasia on October 28, 2009
Snorkeling Amidst Jellyfish

Jumping into a lake with millions of jellyfish may sound worse than swimming with sharks and, for the most part it is, unless you happen to be snorkeling in Jellyfish Lake, located in the Eli Malk island of The Republic of Palau, in the Pacific Ocean, 500 miles from the Philippines.

Video Of The Week - Jack O' Lantern Spectacular

By Meera Dolasia on October 26, 2009
Video Of The Week - Jack O' Lantern Spectacular

If you live in the New England area, be sure to head over to Roger Williams Parks Zoo to see their 'Jack O' Lantern' spectacular, an annual event that features some of the coolest and spookiest carved pumpkins you have ever seen.

New Da Vinci Painting Pops Out Of Wood Works!

By Meera Dolasia on October 26, 2009
New Da Vinci Painting Pops Out Of Wood Works!

Just when we think we have accounted for all of Leonardo Da Vinci's paintings, another one pops out of the wood works. Entitled, La Bella Principessa, this latest masterpiece was until recently, thought to have been the work of an unknown 19th century German painter.

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