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View The World In A Whole Different Way!

By Meera Dolasia on October 5, 2009
View The World In A Whole Different Way!

The conventional way to project our Globe is by drawing each continent according to its landmass, which while technically correct, can get a little boring. What if we drew the Atlas based on Income or the number of Internet users in each continent? That's what the folks at WorldMapper have done and the results are quite eye opening.

Coming Soon - The Wizarding World Of Harry Potter

By Meera Dolasia on October 4, 2009
Coming Soon - The Wizarding World Of Harry Potter

With the Harry Potter book series all squared away and only two movies left to be seen  - there seemed to be little to look forward to, for fans of the young wizard - Until now. Last week, Universal Studios, Orlando, unveiled plans of their latest attraction - 'The Wizarding World of Harry Potter'

Nine-Year Old Sets New Limbo-Skating Record - Blindfolded!

By Meera Dolasia on October 3, 2009
Nine-Year Old Sets New Limbo-Skating Record - Blindfolded!

There must be something about the air around Belgaum, in the State of Karnataka, India - For the small town has produced not one, but two limbo-skating champions, both under the age of ten

Pixar's 'Up' Soars Into London

By Meera Dolasia on October 3, 2009
Pixar's 'Up' Soars Into London

When London's iconic Tower Bridge gets raised, it is usually to accommodate a large container ship or an over-sized cruise ship. Yesterday for the first time in its 105-year history, the bridge parted from the center to allow a giant hot-air balloon to glide through. The occasion? The premiere of Pixar's latest super hit animated movie 'Up'.

It's The Cheese!

By Meera Dolasia on October 2, 2009
It's The Cheese!

All sculptors have a favorite medium they like to work with - For Sarah Kaufmann its cheese. Why such an unusual choice? Well if you were born and raised in cheese crazy Wisconsin,  grew up surrounded by dairy farms, hung out with friends who thought wearing 'cheese' hats was cool and spent a big chunk of your working life promoting the yellow fromage, it may not sound so strange.

Just In Time For Halloween - Kitty Wigs!

By Meera Dolasia on October 2, 2009
Just In Time For Halloween - Kitty Wigs!

Think your cat would look better with some blond tresses, or maybe even something slightly more adventurous like shocking red pigtails or an electric blue bob? Then you need to check out Kitty Wigs, a new company that sells hairdos for your favorite feline in a myriad of colors and styles.

Madagascar Spiders Help Produce Rare Silk Shawl

By Meera Dolasia on October 1, 2009
Madagascar Spiders Help Produce Rare Silk Shawl

It turns out that the beautiful Island of Madagascar is not just home to escaped zoo animals from New York, but also the home of the Golden Orb Spiders, renowned for their gold silken threads. Now, for the first time ever, the spider threads have been woven into a stunning, never before seen piece of textile.

Honda's U3X May Make Walking Uncool!

By Meera Dolasia on September 30, 2009
Honda's U3X May Make Walking Uncool!

If you are one of those people who hates to even take a step, than you are going to love Honda's U3 -X, a personal mobility vehicle that can be used to zip down streets, offices and even inside homes!

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