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Foodies celebrate traditional eating
Descriptions of food in books by Enid Blyton and Rowling have readers drooling.
Jack created a sandwich filling that had great taste and went on to win a whopping prize for his school.
On a Kalinga trail
A visit to Bhubaneswar turned out to be more exciting than expected.
Fancy fish: Sword fish
In most fishes, the mouth is terminal or nearly so. However, if the lower jaw is projected, the mouth may look upwards. Sometimes a beak may result from a forward extension of one jaw only which is sharp, pointed as in the swordfish. The body is ...
Snakes have long, flexible backbones with vertebra that have a slightly curved rib on either side. The free ends of the ribs are attached to the ventral body scales. With the help of muscles the ribs are pushed downwards, projecting the scales, ...
What Does the Rabbit Say? Jacque Hall, Random House, Rs. 175. Bear's Art School (Pencil Kit), Barrons, Rs. 125. Sing A Song, Robert Fredrick, Rs. 425. Let's Start Numbers ...
Tyrants of the past
Laos issued a set of stamps portraying three kinds of dinosaurs Theropod (50K), Iguanodon (380K) and Sauropod (420K). While Theropods were bipeds, Iguanodons moved about on four legs, though they could also walk on two legs. The ...
Take out an atlas or globe and look again at the nearly perfect jigsaw puzzle fit of the South America and African coastlines on either side of the Atlantic Ocean. Were they once stuck together? If so, why did they separate and how did they move ...
Lottery of life
Aphids are tiny bugs that make a living by sucking plant juices. Such food is plentiful, once a succulent host is located. It is clearly a good strategy to breed rapidly when the going is good. So while food is abundant, aphids dispense ...
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