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Origin Story: Who Celebrated the First April Fool’s Day?

  It’s time to let your inner prankster out because it’s April Fool’s Day! As you ready your fake lizards...

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Origin story: The History and Evolution of Traffic Lights

Imagine a set of people having a heated discussion in a closed room. The conversation can turn into a complete...

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Origin Story: Who Invented Money?

Remember when you got your first pocket money? It was such an exciting moment – to receive your own, hard-earned...

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Origin story: Where Did Viruses Come From?

Viruses are microscopic parasites that live all around us on our planet. You may be shocked to know that there...

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Origin Story: Why Do We Say Hello When Answering the Phone?

What word is more ever-present in the English language as “hello?” Sure, ‘mama’ or ‘dada’ might often be an infant’s...

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The Origin Story of the word ‘OK’

Here’s a quiz: which is that one English word that is recognized throughout the world and no other word of...

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The Origin Story – Calendars

Have we always counted days, weeks and months the way that we do now? Why do we use the calendar...

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The Origin Story – The Accidental Discovery of Vulcanised Rubber

What comes to your mind when you hear the word ‘rubber’? The eraser you use at school perhaps. Or maybe...

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The Origin Story – Ludo, the Great Indian Game

Do you know the connection between Ajanta and Ellora caves, the Mahabharata, the Mughal emperor Akbar and the coronavirus lockdown...

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