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Beijing Gets Clobbered With Man-Made Snow Storm

By Meera Dolasia on November 6, 2009
Beijing Gets Clobbered With Man-Made Snow Storm

On November 2nd, the streets of Beijing were treated to an unseasonal snow storm - one that lasted for 11 hours, blanketing the entire city with 16 million tons of snow and causing road and air traffic to come to a complete standstill, for hours.

Why Are These Bears Losing Their Fur?

By Meera Dolasia on November 5, 2009
Why Are These Bears Losing Their Fur?

The Leipzig Zoo in Germany is facing a very bizarre problem - Their female bears, Dolores and Lolita are losing all their fur and nobody knows why it is happening.

The Lady In Pink

By Meera Dolasia on November 4, 2009
The Lady In Pink

Though most girls and (some) boys start out loving the color pink, they soon grow out of the obsession, but not Kitten Kay Sera - A 46-year old actress from Los Angeles, CA who not only wears the color, but also, surrounds herself with it.

Fisherman Discovers Starfish With Eight Legs

By Meera Dolasia on November 4, 2009
Fisherman Discovers Starfish With Eight Legs

Earlier this month, a fisherman, fishing for crab off the coast of Cornwall, accidentally caught what scientists believe is the first recorded octo-fish, a Spiny Starfish, with eight legs instead of five.

Video Of The Week - The Internet Turns 40!

By Meera Dolasia on November 2, 2009
Video Of The Week - The Internet Turns 40!

The Internet has become such an important part of our everyday lives that most of us have a hard time imagining life without it. It is therefore mind-boggling to think that this technology is only 40 years old!

A Driver Less Car? Now There Is An App For That!

By Meera Dolasia on November 2, 2009
A Driver Less Car? Now There Is An App For That!

Ever since Apple introduced the iPhone, there have been thousands of applications developed for it, ranging from games to maps to even creating instant art. Now computer scientists in Germany have written an application that turns the iPhone into a remote control for the car!

Breakfast - Wallace And Gromit Style!

By Meera Dolasia on November 2, 2009
Breakfast - Wallace And Gromit Style!

If you thought that automated 'Wallace and Gromit' like breakfast contraptions only happen in movies, thing again. Two young Japanese inventors have brought the fantasy to life, by creating a similar device that they recently demonstrated at the Platform 21 Design Center in Amsterdam.

Five Fingers Footwear - Gloves For Your Feet!

By Meera Dolasia on November 1, 2009
Five Fingers Footwear - Gloves For Your Feet!

A new kind of shoe that closely resembles a glove or five-toed 'sock' has become the latest sensation among athletes all over the world. Dubbed 'Five Fingers', the shoe is designed by Italian company, Vibram, who originally developed it for kayakers, yoga fans and sailors.

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