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China's Hip-Hop Grandmothers

By Meera Dolasia on December 17, 2007
China's Hip-Hop Grandmothers

Meet the hip-hop grannies, China's new generation of grandmothers, who shun "Tai Chi" in favor of grooving to the beat of hip-hop music.

"Life Saver" bottle designed to really save lives

By Meera Dolasia on December 17, 2007
"Life Saver" bottle designed to really save lives

This simple looking bottle costs almost $300 US Dollars, but it's inventor Michael Pritchard says the "Life Saver"  will get rid of any kind of impurities and turn even the murckiest and yuckiest water into drinking water ! 

Plight Of The Antarctic Penguins

By Meera Dolasia on December 17, 2007
Plight Of The Antarctic Penguins

The fascinating documentary "March of the Penguins"  touched on some of the issues faced by the "Emperor Penguins", due to global warming. Now scientists are predicting even more dire(dismal) consequences if some preventive measures are not taken soon.

It's the Season . . .

By Meera Dolasia on December 17, 2007
It's the Season . . .

As you prepare your Christmas shopping list, don't forget your pet! Increasingly it seems people in the US and around the world are adding their dogs or cats to their Christmas lists and not just for any stuffed animal picked up at the grocery or pharmacy, but for high-end gifts from exclusive stores.

The Intelligent Soccer Ball!

By Meera Dolasia on December 17, 2007
The Intelligent Soccer Ball!

Was the ball in or not?  Did the referee make a mistake?  A lot of times these are crucial questions asked in soccer matches where the outcome may well depend on a judgment call by a referee. Now this intelligent soccer ball from Adidas promises to take the guessing out of the decision.

Maine Philantrophist Keeps Giving!

By Meera Dolasia on December 17, 2007
Maine Philantrophist Keeps Giving!

During his lifetime, Harold Alfond donated more then $100 million US Dollars to schools, hospitals and charitable causes in his home State of Maine. His generosity continues even after his recent death at the age of 93.

This Balloon Won't Pop

By Meera Dolasia on December 17, 2007
This Balloon Won't Pop

This week we bring you another science experiment that can be performed at home. Not only is the experiment easy and fun to do, it also demonstrates how the earth's weather patterns work.

J.K. Rowling's latest work auctions for a whopping $4m

By Meera Dolasia on December 14, 2007
J.K. Rowling's latest work auctions for a whopping $4m

She's done it again! This leather bound book one of only seven copies, handwritten by J.K. Rowling, the author who brought us "Harry Potter", sold for $4 million US Dollars at an auction last night. The buyer? - None other than US online retailer, Amazon.com.

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