Man Plummets To His Death After Bizarre Parasailing Technique Backfires

February 10, 2018

Parasailing is a super fun activity many enjoy while on vacation, but if proper precautions aren’t taken, it can easily end in death. Unfortunately for 71-year-old Roger John Hussey, an Australian businessman visiting Phuket, Thailand, last week, he became a tragic example of what happens when harnesses aren’t properly secured — and when the guide jumps on for a ride without any safety gear whatsoever. Though Hussey was fitted with…

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Here’s How One Grocery Store In Germany Proved A Powerful Point About Bigotry

February 9, 2018

With our nation more divided than ever in regards to issues of racism, xenophobia, and everything in between, it’s important to note that diversity is never, ever the enemy. And while America may be struggling to find a common ground on these issues, it’s important (and honestly, kind of depressing) to know that we’re not alone. In recent years, Germany has had to deal with its fair share of issues…

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These Awesome Experiences are SO Expensive, Chances Are We’ll Never Have Them.

February 8, 2018

I once saw a man in the streets of New York carrying a pet pig in a suit made of American Express cards. It wasn’t weird at first, since it’s New York and I expect that sort of thing. On second glance, though, I recognized this man from a (now cancelled) television series. I realized that you can pretty much do whatever you want when you’re rich, and outrageous purchases are…

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Get A Real Bird’s-Eye View Of The Swiss Alps With This Footage Captured By An Eagle

February 6, 2018

As humans, we can only imagine what it’d feel like to soar in the air as a bird does. But thanks to this incredible footage, we can see the world from their perspective. Back in 2014, Freedom Conservation, a movement with a mission “to protect and reintroduce threatened birds of prey through creative conservation methods,” strapped a camera to an eagle from their breeding facility in Thonon, France. Jacques-Olivier Travers,…

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Kozhikode-bound flight diverted to Mumbai after man misbehaves

February 6, 2018

A passenger travelling by an Indigo flight from Dubai to Kozhikode has been detained in Mumbai for allegedly misbehaving and shouting pro IS slogans inside the aircraft on Thursday. The man allegedly Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/mumbai/kozhikodebound-flight-diverted-to-mumbai-after-man-shouts-prois-slogans/article8910619.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

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This Dog Is 19 Years Old. And If You’ve Ever Had An Animal, This Will Hit You Directly In The Heart.

February 6, 2018

The last stages of life – whether human or animal – are a sad time, but they can be absolutely beautiful too. That’s why this post hit me so hard, directly in my heart. Photographer Isa Leshko recently traveled around the country to photograph animals in their final stages of life. “I began the series as a means of exploring my feelings about my mother’s decline due to Alzheimer’s Disease,”…

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The Tricks This Dog Can Do Will Leave Your Jaw On The Ground

February 5, 2018

We’ve all seen the traditional agility training, usually reserved for collies or shepherds. The canine competitions are set up in big arenas with stadium seating, where spectators can politely watch from the sidelines. Shiny awards are given to the fastest, most accurate pups, and they get their picture taken with their well-groomed coats and brand-new trophies. Dogs are very athletic animals, capable of learning super-impressive tricks, but you hardly see…

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Vijay Mallya can get travel document: Centre

February 4, 2018

Dismissing beleaguered businessman Vijay Mallya’s claim that he is unable to travel back as his passport has been suspended by Indian authorities, the government on Thursday said any citizen could ap Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/vijay-mallya-can-get-travel-document-centre/article9111778.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

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13 Of The Most Screwed-Up Pieces Of Nazi Propaganda

February 3, 2018

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); Propaganda is a political tool often used to draw interest to a particular idea or point of view. Thanks to Nazi propaganda during World War II, the term has since been left with a negative connotation. Propaganda was a tool used quite frequently by Adolf Hitler during his rise to power in Nazi Germany. In his book “Mein Kampf,” Hitler states, “The art of propaganda consists…

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16 Genius Smartphone Hacks That You Should Use While Traveling

February 3, 2018

Having your phone with you at all times is pretty important these days. They hold so much important information, your text messages, your emails, your music, basically your life would be completely different without these amazing pieces of technology. Whether we’re traveling to a new restaurant or a new country, our phones can be even more valuable than we think. If you want to get the most out of it,…

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