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Rare 'Three-Eyed' Reptile Hatches In New Zealand

By Meera Dolasia on March 22, 2009
Rare 'Three-Eyed' Reptile Hatches In New Zealand

Conservationists at New Zealand's Kaori Wildlife Sanctuary, are ecstatic after discovering a month-old tuatara, a rare reptile and the only living descendent of the lizard-like dinosaurs that inhabited the Earth, more than 65 million years ago.

Malia And Sasha's New Vegetable Garden

By Meera Dolasia on March 21, 2009
Malia And Sasha's New Vegetable Garden

Last Friday, 26 lucky fifth-graders from Bancroft Elementary School in Washington D.C, got to visit with US First Lady, Michelle Obama, and help her get started on the new fruit and vegetable garden in the White House lawn.

Scientists Create Glass Harder Than Stainless Steel

By Meera Dolasia on March 20, 2009
Scientists Create Glass Harder Than Stainless Steel

A team of scientists at the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory in California, recently revealed that they have developed a metallic glass that is harder and tougher than stainless steel, but weighs much less.

Orangutan Mum's Incredible Rescue Effort

By Meera Dolasia on March 19, 2009
Orangutan Mum's Incredible Rescue Effort

Ever since the behavior and habits of Orangutans has been documented, scientists have known that these apes hate water and cannot swim. However, as this Orangutan mum demonstrated - Nothing is impossible!

Budding Scientists Capture Stunning Images From Space

By Meera Dolasia on March 18, 2009
Budding Scientists Capture Stunning Images From Space

Four Spanish teenagers have just proved that it doesn't take millions of dollars of sophisticated equipment to capture stunning images of our planet from Space -  Some perseverance, combined with a little imagination, a helium-filled balloon and an $80 USD digital camera, will also get the job done.

Happy St. Patrick's Day

By Meera Dolasia on March 17, 2009
Happy St. Patrick's Day

As you stroll around in your green attire, looking for those four-leaved clovers and the pot of gold, here are some fun facts and myths about St. Patrick's Day, one of the most popular (and fun) holidays celebrated by people all over the world, every year on March 17th.

Video Of The Week - Discovery Blasts Off To Space

By Meera Dolasia on March 16, 2009
Video Of The Week - Discovery Blasts Off To Space

After several delays, Space Shuttle Discovery, finally left for the International Space Station on Sunday evening at 7.43 pm, in what can only be described as a picture perfect launch.

Mosha Gets A New Leg

By Meera Dolasia on March 16, 2009
Mosha Gets A New Leg

Mosha, an Asian elephant, was only seven months old, when she hurt one of her legs. The injured animal was whisked to the Friends of the Asian Elephant Hospital and Sanctuary in Lampang, Thailand for treatment.

First Superhero Comic Fetches over $300,000 USD!

By Meera Dolasia on March 16, 2009
First Superhero Comic Fetches over $300,000 USD!

A mysterious comic collector, made headlines on March 13th, after paying a record $317,000 USD for a rare original copy of the first comic featuring Superman, his girlfriend Lois Lane, and magician, Giovanni 'John' Zatara.

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