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'Street Bum' Leaves Behind A $1.4mm USD Fortune!

By Meera Dolasia on April 2, 2010
'Street Bum' Leaves Behind A $1.4mm USD Fortune!

Curt Degerman, fondly known as 'Tin Can Curt', spent 30 years of his life, collecting bottles and cans from trash bins on the streets of Skelleftea, Sweden. Locals knew him as a street bum, who scrounged around for leftover food in his tattered clothes. What they did not know, is that he was also a financial genius, who left behind a fortune of over $1.4mm USD.

Can Penguins Fly?

By Meera Dolasia on April 1, 2010
Can Penguins Fly?

Penguins are described as 'flightless aquatic birds' - yet this video filmed by the British Broadcasting Company (BBC) in the United Kingdom, shows them flying. So what gives?

This April Fools' Day - Create, Play And Eat Your Words!

By Meera Dolasia on March 31, 2010
This April Fools' Day - Create, Play And Eat Your Words!

Looking for something fun to do this April Fools' Day ? Then check out your neighborhood for a Books2Eat event, an Edible Book Festival, where attendees, create, play and eat their books!

Pineberry - The New Exotic Fruit?

By Meera Dolasia on March 30, 2010
Pineberry - The New Exotic Fruit?

What looks like a strawberry covered with white chocolate, but smells and tastes like a pineapple? A Pineberry of course! The fruit that starts off green, turns pale, as it ripens. Measuring less than an inch, pineberries are ready to eat when they are completely white and studded with red seeds.

Video Of The Week - A Passion For Fashion

By Meera Dolasia on March 29, 2010
Video Of The Week - A Passion For Fashion

All of us know how boring and depressing a stay or even a visit to the hospital can be. Now imagine how unbearable it would be if you were really sick and had to spend a few weeks or even months inside one.

Finally, A School That Understands Teenagers!

By Jaanki Dave on March 29, 2010
Finally, A School That Understands Teenagers!

You're lost in the world of dreams and sleep. You roll over, smiling as you encounter a swimming pool filled with chocolate. And then 'poof' - Your wonderful dream becomes a nightmare where someone is screaming "GET UP!!"  - No this isn't some boot camp, but just what every teenager goes through each morning!

The World From The Eyes Of A Three-Year Old!

By Meera Dolasia on March 28, 2010
The World From The Eyes Of A Three-Year Old!

Ever wonder what the world looks like from the eyes of a pint-sized toddler? Then you need to visit Moshi Moshi, a Japanese restaurant in San Francisco, California, and check out their latest exhibition of pictures, shot entirely by three-year old Ruby Ellenby.

The Lowly Dung Beetle Is The World's Strongest Insect!

By Meera Dolasia on March 28, 2010
The Lowly Dung Beetle Is The World's Strongest Insect!

After several months of grueling tests and trials, scientists have finally declared a winner in the search for the world's strongest insect -The Onthophagus Taurus, also known as, the male horned dung beetle, an insect that spends its entire life inside cattle dung!

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