The Year of the Dog!

Woof! 2018 in the Chinese Calendar marks the year of the dog. This furry friend is one of the 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac. In fact, it is the 11th animal and there‚Äôs an interesting story behind this! There was once a race set by the Jade Emperor to decide which animals would make…

Want to become ski-llful at skiing?

Zip. Crunch. Swoosh! We reach the bottom of the slope, adrenaline still rushing through our veins. We’re skiing! It’s fun and exciting, but we wondered – how are we able to slide on the snow, and ‘brake’ with our skis? The reason skis can slide over the snow is because the temperature at which water…

Myths about eclipses!

Did you know that eclipses in ancient history were terrifying? The bloodstained moon and the gradual disappearance of the blazing sun was apparently an ominous sight to behold then! Some cultures even saw these eclipses as celestial wrath that would bring misfortune and evil on them. With the upcoming Lunar Eclipse on 31 Jan 2018,…