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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.

Being A 'Pinhead' Is Just Fine - So Say The Experts!

By Meera Dolasia on November 20, 2009
Being A 'Pinhead' Is Just Fine - So Say The Experts!

The next time someone calls you a 'pinhead', you should take it as a compliment - That's because researchers recently revealed that the size of animals' brain, has no bearing on its intelligence level.

The Galloping and Dino-Eating Crocodiles!

By Meera Dolasia on November 20, 2009
The Galloping and Dino-Eating Crocodiles!

Paul Sereno, a resident paleontologist at National Geographic has been scouring the arid areas of the Sahara for many years, in search of crocodile fossils. Now his findings of five species of these ferocious creatures that roamed the Earth 100 million years ago, have been used to create an amazing  documentary entitled 'Crocs Eating Dinosaurs'.

Space Shuttle Atlantis Launches With Some Slimy Passengers

By Meera Dolasia on November 18, 2009
Space Shuttle Atlantis Launches With Some Slimy Passengers

On Monday, Space Shuttle Atlantis blasted off from Florida's Kennedy Space Center, carrying with it, six astronauts, 30,000 pounds of pumps, numerous tanks of nitrogen, ammonia and oxygen and . . . . . . 4,000 slithery worms!

Who Knew Fruits And Vegetables Could Look So Good?

By Meera Dolasia on November 18, 2009
Who Knew Fruits And Vegetables Could Look So Good?

The thought of eating vegetables like green beans, courgettes (zucchini), runner beans, radishes and leeks probably makes most of you shudder. But then again, you have probably never seen them put together to create the skyline of one of the world's most beautiful cities!

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