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The History of Pencils

A pencil is a writing implement, usually constructed of a narrow, solid core that is covered with a protective casing which prevents the core from being broken or leaving marks on the user’s hand during use. Most pencil cores are ...

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Know More: Unusual Islands

Islands are always interesting places to visit. Some islands attract people because they are isolated and others, for their strange qualities - the presence of certain species or abnormal geological formations. We...

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The Colours of Spring - Holi

Are you ready to welcome the spring season?...

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10 Lessons to Learn From Steve Jobs

It's Steve Jobs 59th birthday on February 24. Here are 10 lessons he would have wanted you to learn from him! Steve Jobs said: "Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower." Lesson to Learn: Innovation has no l...

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What is a Republic?

Vikas Verma takes a look at the history of republics across the world....

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Kite Festivals Around the World

In India, the kite festival or Makar Sankranti is celebrated on January 14 every year. Let's take a look at a few more kite festivals from around the world. BERKELEY KITE FESTIVAL The Berkeley Kite Festival is held in California, US...

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Meet the Founding Father of Democracy - Nelson Mandela

Born on July 18, 1918 in Transkei, South Africa, Nelson Mandela served as the President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the first black South African to hold this position. Let's take a look at the life of this legend, who fought tirelessl...

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Rangoli Designs For Your Home

Learn about the significance of rangoli and how to make various types of rangolis ...

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The Perfect Diwali Gift

SWEETS No festive season is complete without exchanging sweets. While most people gift sweets like kaju katlis, ladoos or jalebis, you can be a little different and actually make some sweets for your friends and family. WALL HANGINGS AND...

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Traditions of Diwali

Diwali is celebrated on the 15th day of the month of Kartik according to the Hindu calendar. This is the new moon day, also known as amavasya in Hindi. This five-day long festival is celebrated in different ways across the country but the one common...

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