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July 24, 2020
Vol 89, Page 1

WEEKEND READ

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What They Say?


“How noble and good everyone could be if, every evening before falling asleep, they were to recall to their minds the events of the whole day and consider exactly what has been good and bad. Then without realizing it, you try to improve yourself at the start of each new day.”
― Anne Frank

“Do your best, and be a little better than you are.”
― Gordon B. Hinckley




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This Day for You - July 24



Spotlight:

National Thermal Engineer Day is observed every year on 24 July to show the importance of advancing the thermal engineering industry and to provide the electronics industry with innovative, high-quality, and cost-effective thermal management and its packaging solutions.

The World Celebrates:

National Thermal Engineer Day

National Tequila Day

National Drive-Thru Day

National Cousins Day

National Amelia Earhart Day

You Share Your Birthday With:


Karl Malone, 24 July 1963


Jennifer Lynn Lopez, 24 July 1969


Elisabeth Moss, 24 July 1982


Amelia Earhart, 24 July 1897

On this day:

1931 - Paavo Nurmi runs world record 2 mile

1969 - Apollo 11 returns to Earth

2012 - Danielle Steel’s novel “Friends Forever: A Novel” is published

2014 - Reuven Rivlin is sworn in as the President of Israel

2014 - Fuad Masum is elected as the President of Iraq

2018 - Singer Demi Lovato is hospitalized after a drug overdose in Los Angeles

2019 - 19-year-old Hungarian swimmer Kristóf Milák breaks Michael Phelps' 10 year old 200m butterfly world record at the World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea

2019 - 10th million Mini car produced during its 60th anniversary year in Oxford, England

Muniba Mazari


Often referred to as the “TED girl”, Muniba is an example of how fighting spirit in a person can take them places!
Read ahead to find out more about her.


When she was 21 years old, Ms. Mazari was left bound to a wheelchair due to a spinal cord injury following a car accident. Nine years ago, while laying in a hospital bed with a broken body, half-paralyzed and barely able to move her hands, Ms. Mazari began to paint in order to distract herself. She says it was painting that kept her alive. Despite the immense pain she has endured because of the accident, she considers her pain “beautiful” since it allows her to connect with others also in pain. Ms. Mazari’s life-changing experience has turned her into an activist, encouraging women and girls that have experienced discrimination or violence to not fear or fight the pain.

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It was Ms. Mazari’s motivational speech in November 2014 at a TEDx event organized in Islamabad that propelled her into the public eye. Her speech contained a message of hope, urging people not to give up on life. Her appeal transcends to different generations and represents the voice of women, men, girls and boys across Pakistan on important issues of gender inequality and discrimination.

Ms. Mazari also supports the well-being of under-privileged children and their education. She has spoken out across Pakistan on important issues including gender inequalities and discrimination. She was also named as one of BBC’s 100 Women for 2015.

UN Women appointed Muniba Mazari, 28, as Pakistan’s first National Ambassador during an event in Islamabad to mark the end of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence in December 2015.

Muniba continues her good fight against gender based violence by spreading awareness through her speeches and seminars.

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Subject Expert, 5 Mins
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Everyday we bring you quick biteable reads here. This is the space that usually has the best subject expert bringing you knowledgeable reads. But today it’s going to be empty! Why, because your friend and writer Lovely Sarkar, the smart mind behind this column is in trouble and needs your help! Everyday she helps us understand difficult concepts, it’s our time to help her!

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Curiosity, 4 Mins
Why do we get hiccups?


We all get them. We all hate them. And once they start, it feels like they never stop. They also tend to happen in the worst possible moments. Hiccups are an annoyance, there is no doubt about that. But have you ever wondered why they happen in the first place? Well, the answer lies in the working of our diaphragm.

Our diaphragm is responsible for maintaining air flow into and out of our respiratory cavity. When we breathe in, it contracts and pulls inwards and when we breathe out it relaxes outwards to form the dome-like shape that we all associate the structure of the diaphragm with. Now, the diaphragm almost always works perfectly...almost always.

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Sometimes, when the diaphragm becomes agitated, it pulls down inwards with a jerk leading to the sudden inhalation of air into our throat. When this air hits our voice box, the vocal cords collapse in a sudden fashion and the result is a big, fat *hic*. Some of the reasons why the diaphragm might become agitated are - a stomach irritation, swallowing down a lot of food too quickly, nervousness, etc. It should also be mentioned here that most hiccups last only for a short period of time, ranging from a few seconds to a few minutes. However, some hiccups can last for many days and even years and is a sign of some other underlying medical problem(like a tumour or a brain stem seizure) in which case, a physician should be consulted at the earliest.



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STAY-AT-HOME ACTIVITIES

Spend Your Weekend Baking

TIME TO BAKE
Bake Your Own Pippi Pancakes
Quick recipe to bake yummy-tasty pancakes!

NASA SPACE PLACE

Activities for Future Astronomers
Gaze at the sky tonight

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Greta Thunberg to Give €1 Million Prize Away
Greta Thunberg, who started a worldwide movement to encourage action on the climate crisis, has been given the Gulbenkian Prize for Humanity, valued at €1 million ($1.14 million). Ms. Thunberg says she plans to donate the money.



Scientists find active volcanoes on Venus
New research has discovered 37 active or recently active volcanic structures on Venus, evidence that our hot, toxic neighbour isn’t the dormant planet we thought it was

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More Than One Million UK Citizens Have Quit Smoking During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Your Chance to Get Published


We believe that talent is inherent, all we need are opportunities. Through The School Social E-Magazine, we give our young students, their parents and the teachers an opportunity to showcase their talent, share their stories and engage in thoughtful activities. Our daily issues have brought a lot of talent out of the cave and made hesitant people confident.
We invite entries from all students, teachers and parents to show their creative talent and submit their Write-ups, Stories, Poems, Paintings, Sketches, Doodles, Photography, and all kinds of Creative Arts.
Make the most of this opportunity and showcase your talent to the world outside. Entries are open for the following categories:

1. Art Aficionado: Poems and Creative Arts (Word or PDF format)
2. Fact Fanatics: Facts and other real things (Word or PDF format)
3. Reflections: Stories and Thoughtful Write-Ups (Word or PDF format)
4. Artist's Corner: Drawings, Sketches, Paintings, Doodles, Photography, Art and Craft (Image format)
5. Talent Treasure: Music, Dance and Drama (Video format)
6. Environment Enthusiasts: All things Eco-friendly
7. Be the Change: How you have contributed to the society?
8. I Care I Share: Parent's Diaries
9. Be Better: For the Positive Perspective

Submission Guidelines:

1. The entries should be - original, as no plagiarism is acceptable.
2. Entries can be either in English or Hindi language.
3. Maximum word limit: 300 words.
4. Entries can be submitted individually or together by two people.
5. All entries for Talent Treasure should be of good audio-visual quality.
6. All paintings, sketches, doodles, photographs or other creative arts should be in good quality JPG, JPEG or PNGf ormat.
7. All written content should be in.doc, .docx or PDFformat.
8. The students and teachers can submit their entries on their own or through their schools.
Entries can be submitted through this button below or mailed to write@theschoolsocial.in. Feel free to contact us at 9711804070 for more details.



July 24, 2020 Credits

1) Lovely Sarkar - papris705@theschoolsocial.in
2) Ipsita - ipsita@theschoolsocial.in
3) Arko De - iisharpp@theschoolsocial.in
4) Tarini - 705tk@theschoolsocial.in

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