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Nick Vujicic - An Extraordinary Human Being

By Meera Dolasia on July 31, 2009
Nick Vujicic - An Extraordinary Human Being

When Nick Vujicic arrived in this world, he was relatively healthy - except for the fact that his limbs were missing! Born with a rare disorder called Tetra-Amelia, he had no arms and no legs - just one foot with two toes that protruded directly from his left thigh.

Keeping Cool In Summer

By Meera Dolasia on July 31, 2009
Keeping Cool In Summer

Ah, the sweltering days of summer are finally upon us  - time for those popsicles and water sprinklers to come out - not for us though, but for animals that also feel the heat but are unable to complain. Here is how some of the zoos around the world help them cool off.

The Mystery Of The Disappearing Puffins

By Meera Dolasia on July 28, 2009
The Mystery Of The Disappearing Puffins

The Atlantic Puffins living on United Kingdom's remote Farne Islands are disappearing and nobody knows why. Over the last five years, their population has declined by almost one-third, from 55,674 to 35,500.

Video Of The Week - The Roller Skating Babies

By Meera Dolasia on July 27, 2009
Video Of The Week - The Roller Skating Babies

These roller-skating babies, filmed in an advertisement for water bottler Evian, is guaranteed to make you smile if not chuckle in amusement.

The World's Smallest Teen

By Meera Dolasia on July 26, 2009
The World's Smallest Teen

16-year old Jyoti Amge may be the world's smallest teenager, but has a smile and spirit large enough to capture any heart. Born with a growth disorder, the young girl is only 1ft 11inch tall and weighs only 12lbs, but still manages to lead a normal life in her native town of Nagpur, India.

South African Naturalist Shares Home With Exotic Cats

By Meera Dolasia on July 26, 2009
South African Naturalist Shares Home With Exotic Cats

Riana Van Nieuwenhuizen is so worried that wild cats will become extinct if we don't do something to save them, that she has adopted not one, but eleven of them. Her menagerie of pets includes four cheetahs, five lions and two tigers.

Finally - A Robot With Feelings!

By Meera Dolasia on July 22, 2009
Finally - A Robot With Feelings!

Try being mean to this robot and he will let you know - and not just by moving his head, but his entire body. Meet Kobian, the latest creation from Tokyo's Waseda University.

And The Rules Are . . . . . . . . Meant To Be Broken?

By Meera Dolasia on July 21, 2009
And The Rules Are . . . . . . . . Meant To Be Broken?

We all know how difficult it is to always follow the rules. However, as these hilarious pictures will show you, sometimes it may just be the right thing to do!

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