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Australia's Favorite White Humpback Makes A Rare Appearance

By Meera Dolasia on June 23, 2014
Australia's Favorite White Humpback Makes A Rare Appearance

On June 19th, a group of animal lovers on a whale watching cruise off the coast of Sydney, were treated to a rare sight - a pod of mammals that included Migaloo, the world's first documented white humpback whale. The gorgeous 55-ton all-white humpback, was sighted with five other whales as they made their annual migration from the Antarctica to the breeding areas off Queensland and Western Australia.

Video Of The Week - Rock Band OK Go's New Music Video Is A Feast For The Eyes

By Meera Dolasia on June 21, 2014
Video Of The Week - Rock Band OK Go's New Music Video Is A Feast For The Eyes

Los Angeles-based alternative rock group OK Go, is one of the few music bands that is more famous for the music videos they put together than their actual songs. They first captured the attention of fans in 2006 with a video of their single 'Here It Goes Again', in which they sang the song whilst dancing on fast-moving treadmills.

Get Ready To Celebrate Summer Solstice AKA The Longest Day Of The Year

By Meera Dolasia on June 20, 2014
Get Ready To Celebrate Summer Solstice AKA The Longest Day Of The Year

For people that live in the Northern Hemisphere, Saturday, June 21st, will appear to be one of those glorious days when the sun has forgotten to set and depending on where they live, that may actually be true. That's because tomorrow is not just the first day of summer, but also, the longest day of the year.

2014 World Cup Soccer Goes Hi-Tech

By June Liu on June 19, 2014
2014 World Cup Soccer Goes Hi-Tech

Soccer, or 'football' as it is referred to in most parts of the world, has been played for over 150 years. While the rules of the game have remained fairly constant since the sport was conceived, the technology on and off the field is becoming increasingly sophisticated.

Who Knew Corn Flakes Could Look So Good?

By Meera Dolasia on June 17, 2014
Who Knew Corn Flakes Could Look So Good?

Artists use all kinds of mediums, ranging from snow and sand to even cups of latte, to show off their creativity. So it is not surprising to hear that New York-based photographer and illustrator Sarah Rosado, decided to pick cereal or to be more precise corn flakes, for her creations.

The World's Largest And Longest 3D Street Painting Debuts In Nanjing, China

By Meera Dolasia on June 16, 2014
The World's Largest And Longest 3D Street Painting Debuts In Nanjing, China

On June 11th, 2014, world famous Chinese artist Yang Yongchun unveiled his biggest work of art yet - Dubbed 'Rythyms of Youth', the 3D street painting that received two Guinness World Record titles - for the largest and longest street painting in the world - measures an astounding 365 meters long (1,197 feet) and covers 2,600 sq.meters (27,986 sq.feet) of a path on the campus of Nanjing's Communication University of China.

13-Year-Old Indian Girl Becomes The Youngest Female To Conquer The Everest!

By Meera Dolasia on June 14, 2014
13-Year-Old Indian Girl Becomes The Youngest Female To Conquer The Everest!

On Sunday, May 25th, 2014, India's Malavath Poorna, became the youngest female to climb to the summit of the world's highest peak - Mount Everest. The 13-year-old girl handily surpassed the previous record holder - Nepal's Nima Chemji Sherpa, who accomplished same feat in 2012, at the age of 16.

Uh-Oh - It's Friday The 13th And Full Moon!

By Meera Dolasia on June 13, 2014
Uh-Oh - It's Friday The 13th And Full Moon!

Many people consider the number 13, unlucky. That is why commercial and residential buildings often don't have a designated '13th' floor. But when the day falls on a Friday, the fear factor increases substantially. The good news is that this is the only one we will encounter in 2014. The bad? For the first time in 14 years, it coincides with another bad omen - a full moon!

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