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'Peep Chicks' Shine At Wisconsin Art Show

By Meera Dolasia on April 4, 2010
'Peep Chicks' Shine At Wisconsin Art Show

For those of us living in the United States, Easter is not complete until we have munched on a few Peeps - the chick and bunny-shaped marshmallows that simply melt in the mouth. It is therefore not surprising that these gooey treats are celebrities of sort - ones that have their own competitions and art shows.

The Big Wheel Race - A San Francisco Easter Tradition

By Meera Dolasia on April 3, 2010
The Big Wheel Race - A San Francisco Easter Tradition

Easter Sunday means different things to different people. For some it means going to church, for others a visit from the Easter bunny, and, for the residents of San Francisco, it means getting ready for the Big Wheel Race!

'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!

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