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Venus Transit 2012 – How to view the venus transit

On 6th June 2012, indians will wake up with a Venus transit in progress. The last venus transit had occurred on June 8, 2012. The whole event of venus transit of 2004 was visible from Indian sub continent. This time, it will be visible for

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Life of a crow – Part 1

House crow is one of the most common urban birds in Mumbai. It is so common that we neglect to observe the way it lives. This bird always lives in co-existence with humans for centuries. Every household in Mumbai or several other parts in India

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Asian Koel spotted at Dawn in Mumbai

As soon as I woke up in the morning the sweet calls of Asian Koel fell on my ears. The Koel’s calls were much louder, and out of my curiousity I peeped outside my window to see where was it coming from and there it

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Coppersmith barbet spotted in Mumbai

What a surprise! I was able to spot a coppersmith barbet in Mumbai, that too in a very crowded area like Dadar. Dadar is currently experiencing a lot of redevelopment of land. New tall buildings are being constructed everyday and the number of trees have

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Flamingoes at Sewri

I gave Sewri mudflats a visit recently, to check out the migrating flamingoes arriving over there. Apart from Flamingoes, there were other birds such as wades, the great egrets, sea gulls and most vibrant; the kingfisher. Lets get to the images straight away! Flamingos will

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Lunar Eclipse Dec 10, 2011

Here are some of the pictures of the Lunar Eclipse that occurred on December 10, 2011. The moon had already entered the umbra of the earth’s shadow when it rose above the horizon in Mumbai.  

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6 Tips for Successful Blogging

6 Tips for Successful Blogging Here are seven tips to help you build and hold an audience for your blog: Tip #1: Provide quality content. On the Internet, whether you are talking about websites or blogs, a lot of space is given to content. Everyone

Timelapse photography tips from start to end

Download Timelapse template: Everything you need to know to get started in shooting and creating timelapse videos using a DSLR digital camera and Lightroom 3. Gavin Hoey passes on timelapse photography tips and tricks before moving into Lightroom 3 to edit and create