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France's Iconic Eiffel Tower Celebrates 125 Years

By Meera Dolasia on April 3, 2014
France's Iconic Eiffel Tower Celebrates 125 Years

When Gustave Eiffel designed the Eiffel Tower for the 1889 Exposition Universelle held to celebrate the 100th year anniversary of the French Revolution, he had never envisioned it to last more than 20 years. But the tower, which turned 125 on Monday, March 31st, has not only outlived all expectations, but also, become the most enduring symbol of France, one that is visited by almost 7 million visitors a year.

New York Artists Spend Ten Days 'Performing' On A Giant Hamster Wheel

By Meera Dolasia on March 12, 2014
New York Artists Spend Ten Days 'Performing' On A Giant Hamster Wheel

While television viewers have been inundated with reality shows about the everyday lives of ordinary people, none have been performed atop a giant hamster wheel. That is what two New York artists recently did, not just for an hour or two, but for a ten-day period starting from February 28th to March 9th, 2014.

George Dennehy, The Armless Musician That Is Inspiring The World

By Holly Parkin on November 11, 2013
George Dennehy, The Armless Musician That Is Inspiring The World

They say that when life gives you lemons, make lemonade. That certainly seems to be the philosophy 19-year-old George Dennehy has adopted all his life. For how else can you explain that despite being armless, the musician plays not one, but multiple instruments, all with his feet.

Banished 'Fake' Van Gogh Painting Turns Out To Be The Real Deal!

By Meera Dolasia on September 18, 2013
Banished 'Fake' Van Gogh Painting Turns Out To Be The Real Deal!

After being dismissed as a fake and banished to an attic for over a century, a painting created by Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh, is finally getting the respect it deserves and being hailed as one of the greatest discoveries ever in the history of the Van Gogh Museum - The same experts that deemed it a 'fake', not too long ago.

These Futuristic Skyscrapers Will Never Be Built But They Are Sure Fun To Envision

By Meera Dolasia on March 16, 2013
These Futuristic Skyscrapers Will Never Be Built But They Are Sure Fun To Envision

Since 2006, US based Evolo magazine has held an annual contest challenging architects and designers to envision skyscrapers of the future. What makes the competition fun is that the entrants are not rewarded for the practicality of the design but their novel use of materials, technology and aesthetics. This allows the creators to run wild with their imaginations and results in some pretty cool, gravity defying structures.

World's Best Female Rock Climber is Just . . . 20 Years Old!

By Meera Dolasia on February 17, 2013
World's Best Female Rock Climber is Just . . . 20 Years Old!

Rock climbing, where participants ascend or descend natural rock formations is not an easy sport. It requires not only physical strength, but also, complete mental concentration. But don't tell 20-year old Sasha diGuilian that. This fearless girl who has been dominating the sport ever since she entered the fray, is just getting warmed up.

Harbin's 29th Annual Ice and Snow Festival Is Spectacular!

By June Liu on January 6, 2013
Harbin's 29th Annual Ice and Snow Festival Is Spectacular!

One might expect people living in subzero temperatures to escape to some warmer destinations or simply, hibernate. But the residents of Harbin in Northeast China do neither. They instead turn the hostile icy environment into such an amazing winter wonderland that millions of tourists from all over the world actually brave the chilly temperatures to experience it.

Coming Soon To A Bookstore Near You - 500 New Fairytales!

By Meera Dolasia on January 5, 2013
Coming Soon To A Bookstore Near You - 500 New Fairytales!

If you like most of us, have read and perhaps even seen all the old and new reiterations of Cinderella, Snow White and Rapunzel a zillion times, you are in luck. That's because a cultural curator in Germany has discovered a treasure trove of 500 new fairy tales that have been tucked away in the archives for over 150 years!

Cardboard Bike Helmet Proves To Be Surprisingly Safe!

By Meera Dolasia on December 20, 2012
Cardboard Bike Helmet Proves To Be Surprisingly Safe!

All of a sudden, cardboard seems to be showing up in the most unlikely products - First there is the cardboard bike and now, a helmet to go with it. What's surprising is that it is apparently much safer than that ones currently on the market that all use Expanded Polystyrene Foam (EPF).

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