Celestron PowerSeeker 114EQ Telescope
Pollution-free skies spell great stargazing opportunities—whether you’re lounging in your balcony or enjoying a post-lockdown vacation in the mountains. The Powerseeker 114EQ offers a quick, tool-free setup, comes with dual eyepieces and a 3x lens, and has fine-tune controls for accurate positioning. It is perfect for amateurs and quite compact, making it the ideal choice for weekend trips.
CuriosityStream is a streaming service with apps for iOS, Android, and even Android TV. But it’s not your run-of-the-mill streaming service. It is perhaps the best destination for anyone who loves documentaries and wants to binge on fun yet informative content. Dinosaurs, modern economics, UFOs, evolution, the moon landing—there’s something for everyone.
₹1,503/USD20 per year; curiositystream.com
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COLOURS of the DESERT
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With Love, From SPAIN
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a tale of TWO COUNTRIES
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A PIT STOP at the TAVERN
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Amazon is offering its colossal operations network and advanced technologies to assist President Joe Biden in his vow to get 100 million COVID-19 vaccinations to Americans in his first 100 days in office.
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