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How is Paper Perfumed?

Fruity, musk, floral, woodsy… believe it or not, the human nose can detect the difference between nearly 1,000 different odours. Our nose is very sensitive to delicate variations in smell. To cater to the need ‘to smell good’, perfume manufacturers churn out innovative new fragrances all the time.

Where did the Yo-Yo Originate?

Where did the Yo-Yo Originate?

Yo! Man! Know where the yo-yo comes from? No, I am not asking you to name the local toy store. Sorry, let me rephrase it. Gimme its history, guys. You thought the yo-yo was created by Donald Duncan, huh?

The Plastic Menace

The Plastic Menace

Heavy rains lashed Mumbai city a few months ago, the worst rains in decades. The downpour literally brought the city to a standstill. And all because of discarded plastic bags. Plastic bags or polythene bags are essentially made of petro-chemicals.

Save rivers, lakes from worshippers

Save rivers, lakes from worshippers

Before every Ganesh Chaturthi, people from across India, especially Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal and Orissa, get busy with preparations for celebrations. But, as the momentum of activity increases, officials of the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) start feeling queasy in their stomachs.

An Earth Day Fable

Indians are masters of junk. And out of junk they produce masterpieces. One such junk master is the sculptor Nek Chand who fashioned his sculptures from waste. The story goes that Nek chand was once invited to America to fashion sculptures, works of art out of waste.

Children and Water

Children and Water

Educators Wynne Harlen and Jos Elstgeest take us on a wonder-filled trip into the scientific world in their classic book: UNESCO sourcebook for science in the primary school, published by the National Book Trust in association with Unesco publishing.

Indians: Masters of Junk

Indians: Masters of Junk

Where: New Delhi, India In the last couple of years, in the Indian capital, Delhi, and in many other parts of the country, schoolchildren have led a very effective campaign against plastic – the material that is choking the earth.

The Magical Paper Pipe Stand

The Magical Paper Pipe Stand

You don’t know what to do with that old magazine, the plastic box or that empty tin? Why don’t you do some magic, like Kusum did. Make a beautiful paper pipe stand with these ready-to-throw materials.

Child's Play!!

Child's Play!!

February 26: A new game for children is being touted as the next big thing in America. Called Flip-Itz, the game is a colourful collection of three-legged toys with wacky human, animal and alien faces that propel through the air once their owners press down on them.

Its your day to Rain

Its your day to Rain

Shower everywhere its dry and spread the aroma of wet mud all over. All you need is: A Hot Water Bag. A Wooden Cork. Plastic tube. Plastic shower.

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