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Ben Simon's Funky Guitars Play Beautiful Melodies

By Meera Dolasia on May 17, 2010
Ben Simon's Funky Guitars Play Beautiful Melodies

Visit New York City's Bedford Avenue L subway station on any given day, and you will see a huge crowd gathered around musician Ben Simon, as he strums away on one his funky guitars, which can only be described as pieces of art!

Turn Your Cotton T-Shirt Into Wearable Armor!

By Meera Dolasia on May 15, 2010
Turn Your Cotton T-Shirt Into Wearable Armor!

Ever wondered why superheroes always wear clothing that looks a little rigid and uncomfortable? It's probably because it is based on current protective gear, which is hard and inflexible. Now scientists may have come up with an ingenious solution that turns ordinary cotton t-shirts into extra-ordinary protective gear, without changing the texture.

How Did Dinosaurs Grow So Big?

By Meera Dolasia on May 14, 2010
How Did Dinosaurs Grow So Big?

Ever wondered why dinosaurs were gigantic and stood out even in an era when most animals were much bigger than they are today? A team of German paleontologists believes they may have found the answer - The giant lizards didn't chew their food!

The Real Life 'Ogre' Wedding!

By Meera Dolasia on May 13, 2010
The Real Life 'Ogre' Wedding!

Tracy Williams loves to watch movies - In fact for her first date with her now husband Viv, they watched 'Shrek' - It was therefore not surprising to her family and friends when she opted to dress as Fiona at her wedding - And much to her delight, they all joined in the fun!

Oops! Jupiter Has Lost A Stripe Again!

By Meera Dolasia on May 13, 2010
Oops! Jupiter Has Lost A Stripe Again!

Jupiter, the largest planet in the Solar system is recognizable by its two distinct red strips - One in the Southern Hemisphere and the other in the Northern. However, recent photographs show that the lower strip also known as the Southern Equatorial belt, seems to have disappeared and, this is not the first time it has happened!

The King Of 'Bejeweled 2'

By Meera Dolasia on May 12, 2010
The King Of 'Bejeweled 2'

'Relax with this never ending game', is the message enthusiasts of Bejeweled 2 are greeted with, each time they sign on to play this fun puzzle game. However, California grandfather, Mike Leyde, has succeeded in the seemingly impossible task, by scoring the maximum, 2,147 billion points - A milestone the creators of the game believed would never be reached.

Video Of The Week - A Peek Inside The World's Most Expensive 'For Sale' Home

By Meera Dolasia on May 10, 2010
Video Of The Week - A Peek Inside The World's Most Expensive 'For Sale' Home

What does the World's most expensive 'for sale' home looks like? Well for starters it is not called a home, but a Manor, or to be more specific, the Spelling Manor, named after it's owner, legendary television producer, Aaron Spelling, who passed away in 2006.

'Alien' Crop Circles Are Back!

By Meera Dolasia on May 10, 2010
'Alien' Crop Circles Are Back!

Every year around this time, the agricultural fields of Southern England turn into giant works of art overnight, restarting the age-old debate of whether the crop circles are man-made creations or the work of an extra terrestrial group trying to send us a message.

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