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Doll hospital marks a century

In this day and age when we have a tendency to toss toys that are even slightly worn, it is tough to believe that there is a ‘hospital’ where dolls along with their accessories like prams, as well as, all kinds of beloved stuffed animals can be repaired and brought back to their original glory.

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The Enchantress of Numbers

Ada Lovelace is seen by some as the world’s first computer programmer. Ada believed machines could do more than just math. With the help of Charles Babbage, she created the first mathematical formula for a computer. Ada Lovelace envisioned the world’s first computer 100 years before it was built.

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Drama by Raina Telgemeier

Callie loves theatre. And while she would totally try out for her middle school’s production of Moon Over Mississippi, she’s a terrible singer. Instead she’s the set designer for the stage crew, and this year she’s determined to create a set worthy of Broadway on a middle-school budget.

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Roses brings awareness

The Garcia de Orta Park at Panjim was filled with the perfume of roses on Sunday, March 10, as the children of Mother Teresa’s Roses sang, danced, cheered and carved a place in the audience’s hearts.

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Clint Fernandes: Well Tuned

Maria Fernandes
As the last notes of the soulful music floated from the violin, I couldn’t help but asking for an encore. 14-year old Clint Fernandes duly obliged and I was treated to another beautiful rendition by him.

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Celebrating Women

Today is International Women’s Day, but why dedicate a day exclusively to the celebration of the world’s women? I am sure you know the answer to that.

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A Big Head and a Brilliant Brain

On March 14, 1879, a genius was born.
When Albert Einstein was born, he had a big head - so abnormally large, in fact, that the doctors at the hospital were afraid it was a sign of mental retardation!

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Something Famous

‘The Creation of Adam’, is one of the most famous images in the world. It is painted on one of the ceilings of the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican City. It is a large mural that is a part of other paintings on the ceiling.

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Something Famous

‘The Creation of Adam’, is one of the most famous images in the world. It is painted on one of the ceilings of the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican City. It is a large mural that is a part of other paintings on the ceiling.

Read More »

Something Famous

‘The Creation of Adam’, is one of the most famous images in the world. It is painted on one of the ceilings of the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican City. It is a large mural that is a part of other paintings on the ceiling.

Read More »