Versailles treasures to go on display in Australia

February 18, 2018

Riches from the Palace of Versailles, including a harp belonging to Marie Antoinette, will travel to Australia, the country’s national gallery said on Monday, as part of a display never seen outside Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/versailles-treasures-to-go-on-display-in-australia/article8867238.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

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Travel Photos Instantly Get Better When You Add Dinosaurs To The Mix

February 16, 2018

You know what’s the worst? Looking through people’s vacation photos. It’s totally great to document trips, but the resulting pictures are usually best left for our own consumption. Unless you also happen to have a few dinosaur toys on hand, that is. The photo collection that this Redditor just posted has officially changed the vacation game. By adding dinos to the mix, they turned pictures that no one would want…

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These 10 Gestures May Seem Innocent. But Do Them In The Wrong Place And You’ll Get Punched In The Nose.

February 15, 2018

When you travel to other countries, it’s good to be aware of their different customs, currency and basic etiquette. You should also be cognizant of just how easy it is to insult others with seemingly innocent gestures. A thumbs up or a high five may not mean the same thing it does in the United States. Use this list as a guide of gestures you do NOT want to do…

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Forest fire started by lit toilet paper spreads in Spain

February 14, 2018

Spanish authorities say that a forest fire started by a German man burning his soiled toilet paper continues to spread on La Palma in the Canary Islands. Spain’s acting Minister of Agriculture and En Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/forest-fire-started-by-lit-toilet-paper-spreads-in-spain/article8953376.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

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The Latest Photos From Mars Reveal Something Very Surprising

February 14, 2018

A few weeks ago, NASA made a discovery that may point to life on Mars, but an even more recent photo taken by the Mars Opportunity Rover reveals something that looks like it could take life away. Keen observers looking at the Rover’s pictures as it traveled from Mt. Edgecumbe to Wdowiak Ridge discovered a strange object resembling a hand gun lying on the Red Planet’s surface. Is this just…

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Three killed, over 23 injured as tractor overturns

February 13, 2018

Three people, including a woman, were killed on the spot and over 23 injured after the tractors in which they were travelling overturned near Heggadadinni village in Deodurg taluk on Saturday evening Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/karnataka/three-killed-over-23-injured-as-tractor-overturns/article9012240.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

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Congress, SP MPs clash over Bulandshahr rapes

February 12, 2018

She mentioned the gang rape of a mother and her minor daughter when they were travelling from Noida to Kanpur. As other Congress members joined in, Jaya Bachchan, an SP MP from UP, likened Congress ra Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/congress-sp-mps-clash-over-bulandshahr-rapes/article8937536.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

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These Biblical ‘Facts’ Are Actually Completely Untrue — Did You Know?

February 12, 2018

Fact: The Bible is best-selling book of all time. It’s also probably the most hotly debated book ever. It has changed the lives of so many people and continues to shape the world in ways that we can’t even fathom. Even if you’ve never read it cover to cover, you’ve probably skimmed the pages while in school or even in a hotel room. But how well do you know The…

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The Animal Kingdom Is A Weird Place With Weirder Survival Strategies. Yikes.

February 11, 2018

“Survival of the fittest.” According to science, that’s what happens in the animal kingdom. Only those that have the ability to adapt and survive will live to pass on their genes. It’s also called “natural selection.” This process can be majestic or intense, but it can be really, really freaky, too. It’s hard to believe that these different animals evolved to have such incredible survival strategies 1.) The Japanese Sea…

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These Expert-Level Travel Hacks Will Make Your Vacation An *Actual* Vacation

February 11, 2018

Tired of the winter blues? You look like you could use a vacation! But for some, traveling is such a pain. Well, YouTuber DaveHax has come up with some hacks that will make it way better, whether you’re heading out for a long getaway or a quick business trip. Even the most experienced traveler will be impressed! From packing efficiently to using your phone as a makeshift TV, check these…

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