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Pardoned Turkeys Head To Disneyland For Thanksgiving

By Meera Dolasia on November 26, 2009
Pardoned Turkeys Head To Disneyland For Thanksgiving

On a day when most of his cohorts end up under the carving knife, Courage, a Tom Pumpkin will be strutting his feathers, as the Grand Marshall of the Thanksgiving Parade, at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California.

The Harry Potter Inspired 'Wand' Remote

By Meera Dolasia on November 25, 2009
The Harry Potter Inspired 'Wand' Remote

Always envied Harry Potter's ability to whip out his wand and make magic happen? Now you too can do the same, with the new Kymera Wand.

Was The Red Planet Once A Lush 'Blue'?

By Meera Dolasia on November 25, 2009
Was The Red Planet Once A Lush 'Blue'?

While the soil of our favorite Red Planet may now seem arid and inhospitable - one where water is scarce or non-existent, this may not have been the case, billions of years ago.

Video Of The Week - The World's Deepest Bin

By Meera Dolasia on November 23, 2009
Video Of The Week - The World's Deepest Bin

A few weeks ago, we told you about the Piano Stairs, an experiment conducted by car company Volkswagen to test if human beings would improve their habits if something was more 'fun' - which in this case involved choosing between the stairs and an elevator.

Scottish Students Celebrate 'Raisin Monday'

By Meera Dolasia on November 23, 2009
Scottish Students Celebrate 'Raisin Monday'

We have all heard of Easter Sunday, but Raisin Monday? While it may not mean much to most of us, for students at Scotland's oldest University, it is a day they look forward to, with much anticipation, every year.

The 'Dancing' Rocks of California's Death Valley

By Meera Dolasia on November 22, 2009
The 'Dancing' Rocks of California's Death Valley

California's Death Valley, located in the Mohave Desert in the Southwestern region of America, is well-known for its extreme temperatures, varied altitude that ranges from 282ft. below sea level to 11,000ft. above, and its beautiful rugged terrain.

'Oasis Of The Seas' Gets Ready To Set Sail!

By Meera Dolasia on November 21, 2009
'Oasis Of The Seas' Gets Ready To Set Sail!

The world's largest cruise ship - 'The Oasis of the Seas', arrived in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, amidst much fanfare on Friday November 20th.

South African Surfers Set New Record

By Meera Dolasia on November 21, 2009
South African Surfers Set New Record

What happens when a group of  surfers ride a single wave, simultaneously - They set a new world record of course! At least that's what happened to the surfing enthusiasts who got together at Muizenberg Beach in Cape Town, early last month.

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