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Where Did Shoes Come From?

Where Did Shoes Come From?
Ooh, aah, ouch! People in ancient times must have yelped like this when they walked on rough ground without any shoes on. And it was probably the pain and discomfort that propelled them to cover their feet for protection.Footwear has a history which goes back many thousands of years, and has long been an article of prestige for people...

Rediscovering a Smoke-less Diwali

Think of Diwali and firecrackers start exploding in the mind - that is how strong the association of crackers is with the festival of lights.Legend has it that on Diwali, the sound of firecrackers resounds through the universe, announcing the homecoming of Lord Rama after a long period of exile. Another legend says that people began exploding crackers to...