Scoop

THE POWER OF STORIES

When the Kung bushmen of Africa gather around a fire, they like to scare their children with tales of the gauwasi. The gauwasi, in their tradition, are mischievous and deadly imps, who hide in the bush and creep through the savannah.

Sometimes, they come to you in your sleep – convincing you

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

Related Interests

More from Scoop

Scoop2 min readTech
Solar Powered Pollution Sucking Robot Pigeon wins competition
Nearly 1,200 children from across the UK shared their ideas on how to make the world a better place as part of The Young Imagineers competition which aims to inspire children to bring fun and creativity to Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (
Scoop3 min read
How To Stretch Spaghetti
A gadget, or gismo as it is often called today, is a mechanical, electronic or technological invention, usually quite small and, above all, cutting-edge. To be successful, it also has to be extremely desirable. People love gadgets and many rush to bu
Scoop2 min read
Making A Clone
I think what I need to make life more funIs a twin! (Of course, an identical one.)I’d pretend to be her; she’d pretend to be me.But there’s no way I can get one, unfortunately.‘‘How about a clone?’ my best friend suggested.‘We’ll get one of those, la