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Do Raccoons Wash their Hands Before they Eat?

Do raccoons wash their hands before they eat?
We wash vegetables before cooking it. And we wash our hands before we start eating. That is because we have been told that washing would clean our food and that cleanliness is necessary to keep diseases away. But, have you seen cows, dogs or cats wash their food? They don't.But there is one kind of furry mammals called racoons,...

Can Frog Fly?

Flying or gliding tree frog is an endangered amphibian.
You must have seen frogs that jump, but have you seen frogs that can fly? Actually not fly, but glide. One member of the treefrog family which is found in Malaya can fly. It flies not for adventure, but to catch its prey.It is called Wallace's Treefrog and is more equipped to chase flying insects than other frogs.It has...

What are Canal Locks?

In some rivers or canals the water is not too deep for large ocean-going ships. In such places large watertight compartments are built that help ships and boats go up or down different levels on rivers or canals. These are called canal locks.In certain areas, man-made canals are constructed to connect two water bodies. These canals are built to...

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Nikola Tesla – Unsung Prophet of Electrical Age

If you ask anyone or check up in the encyclopaedia, who invented the radio or X-rays, chances are you will never come across the...

Myths & Legends Related to Eclipses

Since time immemorial, eclipses have been interpreted in various ways by different communities all over the world, reflecting many a time the working philosophy...

Kindness to Animals

Little children, never give Pain to things that feel and live;Let the gentle robin come For the crumbs you save at home; As his meat you throw...

What is the Software for Life?

We all use computers. If you use Windows on your machine, like me, you will have a small button at the the bottom of...

Lonely Kalu

Kalu was the only son of a farmer and his wife."I wish I had a brother or a sister, to play with," he told...