Learning about Exoplanets

It is interesting to see how scientists are researching and finding Earth like habitable planets outside our solar system.

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Pandemic experience since last year

Pandemic and dealing with the unknown was tough last year, especially for those living in the hard hit zones, the initial phase was excruciatingly difficult as no one around the world & in other states could understand what we were going through!

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Prayers for families recovering

Many of our friends and families have been impacted and are trying to recover from the same! Being far away, we will be able to put in our best efforts and pray for them!

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Learning from trees

What can we learn from plants and trees that grow around us? Neural networks? Brain connections? Sharing what I learned from trees over the past few weeks!

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Conservation of birds facing extinction

Birds facing extinction is a global phenomenon. Who can help fight and protect them? How does the state participate in these efforts? Let us take a look at it using the Bald eagle program at New Jersey.

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Planets Jupiter and Saturn – Great conjunction

Time to look at the skies for a rare conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn. Astronomers describe it as the great conjunction to describe meetings of the two biggest worlds in our solar system, mighty Jupiter and ringed Saturn.

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Community makes a difference!

All of us like to feel included, we need to feel wanted, that feeling comes together in a community when everyone strives to be there for one another! Got to witness it yet again…! Sharing my experience!

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Victoria Falls in Africa

Victoria falls is said to the largest curtain of falling water in the world, shared between the countries of Zambia and Zimbabwe in Africa. It is 1704 meters (about 1.05 miles) wide, making it the largest waterfall in the world.

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Back to school experience

Every year the back-to-school time is filled with fun, frolic and lots of shopping. Anything you can think of that is needed for school has to be shopped during this time. It is all about starting afresh with new resolutions and hoping for new beginnings. This year seems to be a bit different.

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High school & college students

School seniors and college freshmen/sophomores and their parents are evaluating these variables of late. When there are too many variables, it is hard to make a choice and stick to it for long.

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Learn to step outside with a mask

After being self-quarantined for the past few months, I ventured out to get a small plant from a neighbor in the community. My experience in the process made me rethink many aspects of life -as it is now.

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Home improvement & Handyman services

With most of us staying at home, home improvements are becoming a necessity these days. As a result – requests for Handyman services have increased! Sharing some tips to hire one!

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Stonehenge and simple machines

Stonehenge built in the Neolithic age used simple machines. Where did they learn these techniques and how advanced was their knowledge of science?

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Are you stepping into leadership roles?

Some of my friends are stepping into leadership roles and some are expanding their roles to lead across geographies. Some helpful tips for a smooth transition!

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How to clear your online browsing history

We browse a lot of websites and our computers and mobile phones are used to collecting a lot of data about us. One of my friends asked me how do we clear the history and thought I would write this post to help!

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PAV – Personal Air Vehicles

How wonderful would it be to travel in a flying car (not necessarily time travel) like in the movies… was looking at the feasibility and was surprised to see a few organizations already working on prototypes during the past decade.

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Loans and terms – take a closer look

Taking a loan and making monthly automatic payments seems a normal activity. However, some fine print coming into play currently! Sharing some of my lessons learned in the process!

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Going through a transformation

We never know when we are transforming. It is only the before and the after comparisons that make us reflect the transformation we have been through!

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Dealing with loss – Mental health

Dealing with loss of a friend is very tough for a child. While it comes as a shock for parents, knowing how to deal with emotions (theirs and their children) and teaching them how to deal with it is critical.

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Ideas from Back to the Future movie

This weekend we watched Back to the Future trilogy. It was amazing to see the improvements that were imagined in 1985.. some of which have not yet come true.. 🙂 So, if you are an entrepreneur or looking out for ideas to build something cool, some of these ideas can lead you to one!

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Activities to cheer you up

Every now and then, we tend to feel bad about the situation we are in, irrespective of our age. We need our scope of control back… but things are different now.. so, feeling sad is normal.. some tips to try when you are feeling sad…

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