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What is the Secret of the Windmill?

What is the Secret of the Windmill?

It was a particularly windy day in late July when my cousin and I sat down to make a pinwheel. The paper was folded into a wheel, the pin inserted at the heart of it and the entire structure fixed to the broomstick. As our pinwheel took shape we ran out braving the sun and the hot wind. The pinwheel caught the wind and rotated. Seeing it, our hearts pin-wheeled as well. Energy from wind...

The Woman who Builds Sand Castles

The Woman who Builds Sand Castles

July 31: Ever made castles in the sand? Fun. Isn’t it? All you need are your hands and a little imagination? Marjon Katerberg builds castles in the sand all the time. And gets paid for it, too. It’s her job. Marjon is an international sand artist. She has just carved the largest sand sculpture park in the world, according to a report in ‘The Indian Express’. The park is located at a place called Almeerderzand near The Hague in the Netherlands....

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