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Why does water stay cool in earthen clay pots?

Why does water stay cool in earthen clay pots?

Have you ever had a drink of cool refreshing water from a ‘matka’ or earthen clay pot placed outside? Surprisingly enough, the pots are exposed to blazing sunlight, yet the water within stays so cool. How is that possible?

We Would All Scream Without Ice Cream

We Would All Scream Without Ice Cream

Can you imagine a summer without ice creams? It seems the Chinese, too, couldn’t. For it was they who gave the world its first ice cream. In India, the Mughals are said to have introduced their kind of ice cream — the kulfi.

Candle Stand

Candle Stand

Candle Stand [Illustrations by Shinod AP] This candle stand is simple and it can be made by children as young as four years. The things you need: A few earthen lamps Glitter Transparent adhesive Step 1: Spread a newspaper sheet and keep the glitter and lamps on it.

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