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Student’s take: MOOCs a good way to expand one’s knowledge and hobbies

By Kashvi Mahajan
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2020 05:03 PM IST
One major area affected by the pandemic is education. More than 1.4 billion students worldwide are suffering, as schools are closed.
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The photograph showcases uncle David standing in front of his craft project.(Twitter/@KA_Marketplace)
The photograph showcases uncle David standing in front of his craft project.(Twitter/@KA_Marketplace)

Man builds ‘Gateway to the Imagination’ in his backyard during lockdown. Check it out

By Sanya Budhiraja | Hindstan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2020 01:38 PM IST
We don’t know which fantasy world this gateway leads to but we look forward to finding out.
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In 1962, American writer and poet Sylvia Plath and her husband, Ted Hughes (also a successful writer), decided to take up beekeeping.(sylviaplathpoetry)
In 1962, American writer and poet Sylvia Plath and her husband, Ted Hughes (also a successful writer), decided to take up beekeeping.(sylviaplathpoetry)

Sylvia Plath, the beekeeper, Leo Tolstoy, the chess player: 5 writers and their fascinating hobbies

By Srishti Jha | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2020 06:41 PM IST
A throwback to the times when our favourite writers lived and had fascinating hobbies. Ayn Rand collected stamps, Emily Dickinson baked, Jack Kerouac enjoyed inventing fantasy sports, Flannery O’Connor enjoyed practising aviculture and H.G.Wells enjoyed war gaming. 5 writers and their lesser-known hobbies.
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Aadriti Khan, 3, is experimenting with thumb printing, paper pasting, sponge painting and more. Above right is a recent sketch by Siddhart Tallur, 34, an assistant professor at IIT-Bombay.
Aadriti Khan, 3, is experimenting with thumb printing, paper pasting, sponge painting and more. Above right is a recent sketch by Siddhart Tallur, 34, an assistant professor at IIT-Bombay.

Any age is the right age to pick a hobby

By Dipanjan Sinha | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2020 08:44 AM IST
An activity that you already enjoyed is a good pick for a hobby, or will lead you to one.
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Fishermen remove scrap metal they caught with a "super-powerful" neodyme magnet from the Oise river in Lacroix-Saint-Ouen, northern France.(AFP)
Fishermen remove scrap metal they caught with a "super-powerful" neodyme magnet from the Oise river in Lacroix-Saint-Ouen, northern France.(AFP)

Magnet fishing: The explosive hobby cleaning up French rivers

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India, Lacroix-saint-ouen
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2019 02:25 PM IST
Magnet fishing has fast become a popular pastime, according to public safety officials, but French authorities have clamped down over fears that historical battle sites could still harbour active weapons.
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Sidhu, who won medals at the Commonwealth Games and the Asian Games this year, said that she is in a phase where she wants to grow with the sport.(Instagram)
Sidhu, who won medals at the Commonwealth Games and the Asian Games this year, said that she is in a phase where she wants to grow with the sport.(Instagram)

It would be wrong to say there is no aggression in shooting: Heena Sidhu

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2019 01:22 PM IST
Sidhu, who won medals at the Commonwealth Games and the Asian Games this year, said that she is in a phase where she wants to grow with the sport.
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Vinit Kenjale started with his collection with a 1940 model pf Matchless, a kinetic moped and an Indian made scooter.(Sanket Wankhade/HT PHOTO)
Vinit Kenjale started with his collection with a 1940 model pf Matchless, a kinetic moped and an Indian made scooter.(Sanket Wankhade/HT PHOTO)

52-year-old’s hobby turns into treasure of 450 bikes

By Anjali Shetty | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2018 03:16 PM IST
Businessman Vinit Kenjale, who has been collecting two-wheelers since 1940, recently received a mention in the Limca Book Of Records
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