Ever had the experience of going to dad for pocket money, and he starts grumbling about how expensive everything has become? Especially the cost of fuel? If the price of petrol was less, you might get a little more pocket money, wouldn't you?
Imagine you're getting late for school, and you discover that your shirt hasn't been ironed. It makes you so angry, doesn't it? Well, do you know there are fabrics that don't need ironing? They're called synthetics.
You've probably had fights with your siblings over chocolates. But did you know that your children might have to fight one day over a glass of drinking water? Let's see what we can do to avoid a situation like that.
If we told you that you could make a crash-proof car entirely out of glass, you'ld never believe us. But not just cars, even motor-boats and aeroplanes are made of glass today. The secret is in how the glass is made - as fibres!
Few of us can resist admiring the pretty colours on a butterfly's wings. They are fabulous when they catch and reflect the sun's rays. But did you ever imagine that they could be used to make currency notes safer?