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BP Oil Well Finally Declared 'Dead'

By Meera Dolasia on September 22, 2010
BP Oil Well Finally Declared 'Dead'

On Sunday, September 19th, BP announced that the leaking Macondo well was finally 'dead' - ending the five month nightmare that began with a horrific rig blast that killed eleven workers and spewed millions of gallons of toxic oil, into the Gulf of Mexico.

Quadruple Amputee (No Arms, No Legs) Swims Across English Channel In Record Time!

By Meera Dolasia on September 22, 2010
Quadruple Amputee (No Arms, No Legs) Swims Across English Channel In Record Time!

Philippe Croizon, a 42-year old French resident made history on September 19th, when he became the first quadruple amputee, to swim across the 21-mile long English Channel. What's even more impressive, is that he completed the swim in thirteen and a half hours - almost a full ten hours faster than had been expected.

Video Of The Week - Housing Of Dancing Water Debuts in Macau

By Meera Dolasia on September 20, 2010
Video Of The Week - Housing Of Dancing Water Debuts in Macau

On September 17th, Macau's most expensive show - The House of Dancing Water, made its debut to rave reviews. The visual feast that includes stunning acrobatics, water stunts, ariel arts and theatre, is being touted as the world's largest and most spectacular water extravaganza.

Get Ready To Chill Out At Japan's Ice Aquarium

By Kavi Dolasia on September 20, 2010
Get Ready To Chill Out At Japan's Ice Aquarium

Visitors and residents trying to escape the sweltering summer heat of Kesennuma, Japan, now have a perfect place to visit - The Kori No Suizkukan or Ice Aquarium, where the temperature is maintained at a bone-chilling -20 degrees Celsius.

Rafael Nadal Completes Career Grand Slam At Just 24!

By June Liu on September 20, 2010
Rafael Nadal Completes Career Grand Slam At Just 24!

This past week, Rafael 'Rafa' Nadal not only won his first U.S. Open, but also, entered the ranks of all time greats, by becoming only the seventh person in the history of tennis, to win all four Grand Slam tournaments  - The Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon, and U.S. Open.

This Week - Close Encounters With Jupiter (And Uranus)

By Meera Dolasia on September 19, 2010
This Week - Close Encounters With Jupiter (And Uranus)

Be sure to pull out your telescopes starting tomorrow, September 21st, to see what NASA scientists are touting as a once in a lifetime event - The opportunity to see Jupiter and Uranus close-up (kind of).

Scientists Discover New Species Of Elephant Shrew

By Meera Dolasia on September 19, 2010
Scientists Discover New Species Of Elephant Shrew

Scientists believe that they may have found a new species of the elusive Elephant Shrew or Sengi, in Kenya's remote Bon-Dori jungle.

Need A New Shirt? Spray It On

By Meera Dolasia on September 18, 2010
Need A New Shirt? Spray It On

Imagine if you could wear a new shirt to school every morning and even better - it is a one-of-a-kind creation. Think that's just a pipe dream? Not if Spanish designer Manel Torres has his way, with his new line of spray-on clothing.

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