Tuesday , 6 December 2016



Bizarre customs from around the world

Ash Soup The Yanomami tribe of Brazil and Venezuela takes part in a rather odd burial ritual. Well, odd for us Westerners. When a member of the tribe passes away, their body gets burned, and the ashes and bones are pounded into a powder and mixed into a soup. The people of the tribe then drink the soup. They do …

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The most expensive items sold at auction

Jeff Koons Balloon Dog The series of 5 comes in different colours, and the orange version was sold for $58.4 million on November 13th, 2013.   Clark Sickle-Leaf Carpet Sold for $33.7 million on June 5th, 2013.   The Bay Psalm Book Sold for $14.1 million in November 2013.   October on Cape Cod The painting by Edward Hopper sold …

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The Most Popular Tourist Attractions In The US Right Now

Here are the top 25 tourist spots in the United States that people want absolutely to visit according to the TripAdvisor’s Attractions Trend Index.   25. Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum – Denver, Colorado Year-over-year search traffic increase: 133% 24. The Island – Pigeon Forge, Tennessee Year-over-year search traffic increase: 134% 23. Extranomical Tours – San Francisco, …

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Mysterious ancient cities found after being lost underwater

The Yonaguni Monument- Yonaguni Jima Island, Japan Archaeologists can’t seem to agree on if the underwater monument is in fact man-made or a particularly complex natural form. If it is from an ancient civilization it would be the mark of a complex society of humans that existed somewhere between 5,000 and 10,000 years ago. The monument was discovered in 1986 …

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Inspirational quotes from past Presidents to affirm your patriotism

This year’s Presidential candidates have provided us with plenty of sound bites and quotes. Unfortunately, the vast majority of what we have heard and read from both party’s hopefuls, has been cringe worthy to downright nauseating. I don’t know about you, but I could use some real inspiration right now, so let’s look back at some of the most influential …

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Liquid armor tech in future Spec. Ops. suit

U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) is making progress researching, developing and testing a next-generation Iron Man-like suit designed to increase strength and protection and help keep valuable operators alive when they kick down doors and engage in combat, officials said. The project, formally called Tactical Light Operator Suit, or TALOS, is aimed at providing special operators, such as Navy SEALs …

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Creative dad pens letter from tooth fairy to his daughter

Of all the fairy tales children are told, from Santa Claus to the Easter Bunny and everything in between, there is one that stands out as truly creepy and confusing as to its purpose. If you think about the idea of the tooth fairy, it should be absolutely terrifying for children. Some mythical entity comes into their room while they’re …

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This Is Probably The Best Boss That Any Worker Can Have

Savji Dholakia is a diamond tycoon from India and he is the best boss ever! Just recently the businessman has gifted 1,260 cars and 400 apartments to his employees ahead of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, as a reward for their performance and dedication to the company. He said: ‘Our aim is that each employee must have his own …

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