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Welcome to Seusville!

Set aside everything on March 2 for it is Doctor Seuss Day. It is also National Read Across America Day — one celebration we can appropriate. »
Terry O'Brien

Word power

Do you want to sound smart and be taken seriously? It’s all about using the right words. »
Inventor extraordinaire: Alexander Graham Bell.

Hello! Can you hear me?

The world’s first telephone call was made on March 10, 1876. Alexander Graham Bell called his assistant Watson on the ‘phone’. »
Illustration: K.G Rangarajan

Banana-cheese-broccoli pie?

Each note has a tone and putting three of them together can create a chord! »
Red seed: Symbolising prosperity, goodwill and more.
February 26, 2015

Nut of togetherness

Recently, I noticed a groom being scolded over ‘dakshina’, as his crumpled hundred rupee note did not accompany the ritualistic betel leaf and areca nut as is the practice in most Indian homes. Rit... »
February 26, 2015

Anxiously eager?

The distinction between these two words is important, as one of them, in its own way is worrisome.The word eager is associated with readiness, excitement, keenness and enthusiasm. An... »
Illustration: Vishnupriya Suresh
February 26, 2015

Little lost dog

It was raining all day. Where could Bhuka be? He was a month-old puppy that Kongposh had found a few weeks ago. He had wagged his tail as soon as he spotted little Kongposh. She was taking lunch f... »
Illiustration: K.G Rangarajan
February 26, 2015

Keeping man at bay

Story so far: Members of the Society for the Protection of Our Own Kind are in the deep jungles of the Virunga Mountains. They are desperately looking for a way to keep man out of the goril... »
February 26, 2015

Peek into Greg’s diary

The book I read this month was Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney. It is an interesting and funny book. I loved each and every part of it. It is the diary of a middle school boy called Gre... »
February 26, 2015


We need to practise to perform mathematics,Especially in analytics and statistics.For which the base is probability,To build its ability.To know the probability of coin... »
Illustration: Satheesh Vellinazhi
February 26, 2015

Lost and found

September 2, 1752, Village of Endon, Staffordshire, England“Atrocious, I call it!” spluttered Lansdowne. “Rubbish! Splendidly stupid!”William Willett, clearing out his dirty pi... »
February 26, 2015

Young World Puzzles - February 27, 2015

Find all the puzzles — Crossword, Quizz Whizz, Sudoku, Twenty Four, Kidspot, Word Link and more from the February 27, 2015 Young World issue below. 1. Quiz Whizz »
The mighty mountain.
February 19, 2015

Clean slopes of Mount Everest

At a time when we have mounds of garbage lining our city lanes comes the news that we haven’t spared the mountains either. When asked a question as to what is omnipresent, the answers could range f... »
February 19, 2015
Language Lab

Loud or noisy

We know that the word loud is all about sounds, voices or music. Thus you speak about a loud explosion, loud voice or too loud music.An extremely loud and deep sound is described as <... »

On a high note

Make some magic

Cat walk

I found my foe

My Plant

Dancing rat

Gift from the gods

Yound World Puzzles - February 20, 2015

February 26, 2015

Nature's destruction

There once lived a girl called Umiko. She had a brother named Tim and they lived with their mother happily. They lived in a small hut. One day, there was an earthquake warning and all the people we... »
Yum: Mango and Strawberry Smoothie
February 26, 2015

Fruity and cool

Mango and Strawberry SmoothieIngredients:> ½ cup yoghurt> ¼ cup chilled milk> 3 tbsp mango crush> 3 tbsp strawberry crush> 1 t... »
Hot or cold: Does the temperature of water determine how quickly things dissolve? Photo: Special Arrangement
February 26, 2015

Dissolution solution

We know that a lot of things dissolve in water. Let’s do a simple experiment to find out whether the temperature of the water makes a difference to how fast things dissolve in it. What... »
February 26, 2015

Rocket van

One day I was travelling in the school van and the van suddenly started flying. It was fun. We could not reach school but went to explore the Solar System. We first went near Neptune and found it... »
February 26, 2015

Saving forests

Oh poor forests!There once used to be a time,When you were in your best health,It was a nice time for you.When your trees stood erect,With green leaves.Th... »
February 26, 2015

My dream

I had a dream,I had a dream,It was full of cream,I had a wonderful team.A man came and I scared him, Boom! Boom!I had a dream,I had a dream.I closed... »
February 26, 2015

Young World Puzzles Solution - February 27, 2015

Find the solutions to all the puzzles — Crossword, Quizz Whizz, Sudoku, Twenty Four, Kidspot, Word Link and more from the February 27, 2015 Young World issue below. Crossword for you<... »
Puss in Boots
February 19, 2015

Happily ever after...

The big bad wolf chasing Red Riding Hood came to a screeching halt, while Hansel and Gretel stopped panicking that they were lost. Rapunzel forgot to be dismayed that she no longer had long hair an... »
Author: Vimal Kumar, Publisher: Hachette India, Price: Rs. 225
February 19, 2015

Walk, talk, read cricket

Power Play and First Person Experiences at the end of each chapter with cricketing greats sharing their experiences about the World Cup triumphs are some of the highlights.Get to know everyt... »
Illustration: Sreejith R. Kumar
February 19, 2015

Call of the wild

Seven-year-old Rohit was on his way to Mussoorie with his parents and was enjoying the panoramic beauty from the jeep. Suddenly, the jeep screeched to a halt. One of the tyres had a puncture. »

Time to have some fun

Conqueror of lands

Seasons of India

If I could fly

Eager to explore

Self-appointed sentries

Yound World Puzzles Solution - February 20, 2015

Enchanting escapades

Find all the puzzles — Crossword, Quizz Whizz, Sudoku, Twenty Four, Kidspot, Word Link and more from the February 27, 2015 Young World issue below. 1. Quiz Whizz