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Anansi Boys

by Neil Gaiman
When Fat Charlie's dad named something, it stuck. Like calling Fat Charlie "Fat Charlie." Even now, twenty years later, Charlie Nancy can't shake that name, one of the many embarrassing "gifts" his father bestowed -- before he dropped dead on a karaoke stage and ruined Fat Charlie's life. Charlie has to return home to Florida for the funeral.

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A Deadly Dish

Fugu is the Japanese word for the poisonous puffer fish or blow fish that is filled with enough of the poison tetrodotoxin to be lethal. Tetrodotoxin, is 1,200 times more potent than cyanide.

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Grandparents Day Celebrated

On October 1, 2012, a special assembly was conducted by the students of Vidya Vikas Academy, Margao to celebrate the UN recognized ‘INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR OLDER PERSONS’.

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Gangnam Style

A song, Gangnam Style, that was released in July  has made waves around the globe. PSY is a South Korean singer and the song’s video has been watched over 300 million times on YouTube. It has even set a new world record for “the most liked video in YouTube history.”

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Flyboarding

Here is a new gadget to try in the water, and it might make you feel like a superhero.  It’s called a Flyboard. You put on boots that have thrusters at the bottom which can lift you above the water using water pressure.

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Suman Patil: the right strokes

By Maria Fernandes
At the 29th Sub Junior National Aquatic Championship 2012 held at Rajkot in July, Suman Patil, a 12-year old, standard VII student of Shreeram Vidya Mandir, Colvale, clocked in with a time of 00:31:53 seconds and  secured the third place  in 50 metre Free Style,

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The Shakespeare Festival

Stepping again into Chowgule's
I see young faces set ablaze
I look around me
and hear voices in frenzy
Excitement and anticipation
Everyone eager to put up an extraordinary performance

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Don’t Waste Waste

Don't throw away your kitchen and garden waste! Composting these organic materials creates a rich, black fertilizer full of nutrients and conditioners for your garden.

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No Yawning Matter

Do you think that a great big yawn means you are really bored? Well, if you do, then you cannot possibly be further from the truth. Until recently many researchers used to think yawning is essential to increasing the oxygen intake to the lungs.

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