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When 'Pygmy' Dinosaurs Roamed The Earth

By Meera Dolasia on February 25, 2010
When 'Pygmy' Dinosaurs Roamed The Earth

Any mention of dinosaurs usually invokes images of huge creatures. However, Paleontologists now believe that there was a much smaller species of dinosaurs - the size of modern-day pets, that roamed the earth during the Cretaceous Period, 65 million years ago.

GatorBike Anyone?

By Meera Dolasia on February 24, 2010
GatorBike Anyone?

If you like exotic animals and fast bikes, you are going to love the GatorBike which, as the name indicates, is literally an alligator (dead of course) mounted on a bike!

Bladerunner A.K.A. The Fastest Man With No Legs!

By Meera Dolasia on February 24, 2010
Bladerunner A.K.A. The Fastest Man With No Legs!

24-year old Oscar Pistorius is known by many names - some call him 'The fastest man on no legs', others, 'Blade Runner' - we just call him AMAZING!

First Superman Comic Book Sells For $1Million US Dollars

By Meera Dolasia on February 23, 2010
First Superman Comic Book Sells For $1Million US Dollars

In June 1938, a fictional character called Superman made his debut in a comic book called Action Comics #1, and changed our perception of Superheroes forever. 

Now This Is A Swimming Pool!

By Meera Dolasia on February 21, 2010
Now This Is A Swimming Pool!

There are swimming pools and then there is this swimming pool. Located at the San Alfonso del Mar Resort in Algarroba, Chile, it is the size of 6,000 standard pools combined, and officially the world's largest pool!

Bald Eagle Gets A Visit From The Dentist

By Meera Dolasia on February 20, 2010
Bald Eagle Gets A Visit From The Dentist

Earlier this week, Cyrano, a bald eagle in Anchorage, Alaska had an appointment with the local dentist about an unusual problem - a giant big hole in his majestic beak!

Panda Cubs Head To 'Kindergarten'

By Meera Dolasia on February 18, 2010
Panda Cubs Head To 'Kindergarten'

On February 6th, the Kindergarten room in China's Wolong National Reserve was abuzz with excitement - Sixteen Kindergarten teachers ran around frantically, trying to get the room ready with bunches of balloons and colorful umbrellas, to welcome the incoming class of the cutest kindergartners - 16 baby Panda Bears!

Astronauts Now Have 'Windows To The World'

By Meera Dolasia on February 17, 2010
Astronauts Now Have 'Windows To The World'

Most Shuttle missions involve transporting and installing serious equipment like laboratories or repair modules. However, the latest mission flew up something more fun - A seven-windowed lookout, which will allow the scientists to enjoy panoramic views of earth, celestial objects and visiting spacecraft, while they work.

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