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Which amongst these are NOT classified as poultry?




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Leaf Prints

Leaf Prints

Leaf Prints

Just follow the steps down to make it.
Leaf Prints

Things Required

flowers or leaves to print, watercolor or other rough, acid-free paper, selection of hammers, hard work surface, paper towels, scissors, pen, tweezers, acrylic finishing spray .
Leaf Prints

Step 1

Trim any chunky or squishy bits off of the plants and arrange them on your watercolor paper.
Leaf Prints

Step 2

Cover the plant with 2-3 layers of paper towels.
Leaf Prints

Step 3

On the paper towels, sketch the borders of the area you'll need to hammer.
Leaf Prints

Step 4

Start by making small, even taps using the flat side of one of the hammers. This will set the flowers or leaves in place.
Leaf Prints

Step 5

Peel back the paper towel to check your progress.
Leaf Prints

Step 6

These leaves look pretty well smashed.
Leaf Prints

Step 7

Now peel away the leaf to reveal the print.
Leaf Prints

Step 8

The more natural-looking, red parts of this print came from cross-peen hammer action.
Leaf Prints

Step 10

Once your print is to your liking, you can spray it with UV-protective acrylic spray to help keep the colors bright.
Leaf Prints

Step 11

Enjoy this project.

HUMOUR

  • RIDDLES
    • Q. What is as big as you but doesn't weigh anything?
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      A. Your shadow.
    • Q. What goes up when rain falls down?
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      A. An umbrella.
    • Q. How do spiders communicate?
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      A. Through the World Wide Web.
  • QUOTES
    • Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale - Hans Christian Andersen
    • Don't let what you can't do stop you from doing what you can do.
    • If you can't say something nice, say nothing - Thumper in Bambi
  • PROVERBS
    • You've got to do your own growing, no matter how tall your grandfather was. (Irish)

      You need to be self sufficient, not rely on your family.
    • Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends. (Czech)

      Make friends so that they can help you when need be, rather than keeping to yourself.
    • God gives every bird its food, but does not always drop it into the nest. (Danish)

      You need to work to advance, not expect things to fall in your lap.
  • JOKES
    • Why couldn't the dinosaur play games on the computer? Because he ate the mouse.
    • What kind of star is dangerous? A shooting star.
    • What is a frog's favourite drink? Croak-a-cola!

cool facts!

Human Body
  • You can make a three inches long nail, using all the iron in your body.
  • You can light up a bulb, using the electricity your brain generates when you are awake.
  • It only takes seven seconds for food to reach your stomach.
  • Your body produces enough heat in half an hour to boil nearly 2 litres (or half a gallon) of water.
  • Your eyes can identify 10 million colours and your nose can remember 50,000 scents.
  • If your eye was a digicam, it would have 576 megapixels.
  • When you blush, the lining of your stomach turns red too.
  • Your eye's cornea is the only part of your body with no blood supply. It gets its oxygen directly from the air.
  • How many atoms does your body contain? Seven octillion atoms.
  • When you are born, you have 300 bones, but as an adult you only have 206. Some bones fuse to become a single bone as you grow.

YOUR TAKE

The best thing about being president would be...

TODAY IN HISTORY

1827
February 27
The Mardi Gras carnival is celebrated for the first time.

FUN FACTS

The TomTato plant produces both tomatoes and potatoes.
If you screamed for nearly 9 years, you would have generated enough sound energy to heat a cup of coffee.
The only creature that can survive a nuclear explosion is the cockroach.
The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog- this sentence uses each letter of the alphabet.
Leonardo da Vinci could draw with one hand and write with the other at the same time.
Months starting on a Sunday will always have a Friday the 13th.
A duck's quack doesn't echo.
Each human spent around 30 minutes as a single cell.
Hot water weighs more than cold water.
The elephant is the only mammal that can't jump.
Even though the dinosaur stegosaurus was more than 9 metres tall, its brain was the size of a walnut.
Even when a snake's eyes are shut, it can still see through its eyelids.
The only rock that can float on water is pumice, a volcanic rock.
The world's largest living structure is The Great Barrier Reef.
Sound moves 4 times faster in water than in air.
Most people fall asleep in 7 minutes.
An ostrich's eye is larger than its brain.
Dragonflies can see in all directions at the same time.
A dice's opposite sides always total 7.
Owks are unable to move their eyeballs.
The taste receptors of butterflies are in their feet.
A rhinoceros horn is made from hair.
Cows and horses sleep standing up.
The brain uses more than one fourth of the oxygen your body utilizes.
Everyone's tongueprints are unique to them.
The left side of your brain controls the right side of your body and vice versa.
A giraffe can use its 21 inch tongue to clean its ears.
You can live without food for a month, but just a week without water.
98% of the atoms in your body are replaced every year.
The longest word without a vowel, in English, is rhythm.
Your thigh bone is more strong than concrete.
One fourth of your body's bones are in your feet.
Earth is the only planet which is not named after a god.
Dolphins sleep with one eye open.
On average, we laugh 10 times a day.
The strongest muscle in your body is your tongue.
Unless food is mixed with saliva, you can't taste it.
85% of plants are found in the oceans.
Each time you see a full moon, you always see the same side.
You share your birthday with 9 million other people.
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