Saturday , 29 August 2015

Interesting

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The World’s Oldest Identical Twin Sisters

Like most twins, Florence Davies and Glenys Thomas are devoted to each other. But their devotion is exceptional – they have stayed inseparable for 103 years! These lovely sisters lived through both world wars and are now considered to be the oldest living twins in the world.

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Unpacking The Stop-Motion Magic Of “The Boxtrolls”

 With 79 sets and 20,000 props, The Boxtrolls may be the most ambitious and large-scale stop-motion film ever made. Animation studio Laika, who also imagined the worlds of Coraline and Paranorman, ups the ante for The Boxtrolls by marrying stop-motion, hand-drawn animations, computer graphics and stereoscopic 3D into a visceral and immersive experience. We spoke to Laika about the creation ...

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A new hotel in Australia lets you dine with lions and take a bath next

The brand-new hotel for thrill seekers, located in the National Zoo and Aquarium in Canberra, Australia, lets you stay as close to the zoo’s numerous animals as possible. At the lodge, guests will almost be directly sharing a room with live animals. You can take a bath next to brown bears, dine with lions staring at you, and feed giraffes ...

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Mummified Monk Found Inside Buddha Statue

When Buddha said “Peace comes from within,” he probably didn’t mean inside an actual Buddha statue. But Netherlands-based Drents Museum recently discovered that one of their Buddhas was hiding a secret: crouched inside was a monk who had died around the year 1100 AD.

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The Very First Air Force One Is Just Wasting Away In Arizona

The very first Air Force one now resides at the Marana Regional Airport in a field in Arizona. Named Columbine II it became the official presidential aircraft in 1953 before being replaced in 1954 and then eventually retired in 1968. This is the type of thing that belongs in the National Air and Space Museum, not in a field somewhere.

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