Category Archives: Interesting News

Scariest Roller Coasters In The World

Scariest Roller Coasters Some people would rather do literally anything else than go to an amusement park, preferring to plant their feet firmly on the ground. Others seek out the fastest and most fear-inducing coasters out there, traveling far and wide for a chance to catch some speed. But no matter where you fall on…
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Toyota’s Setsuna Concept Is Made of Wood

Toyota presented an unusual study car as part of Fuorisalone, away from the main trade show in the vibrant Tortona design district. The Setsuna concept is made of wood, and at first glance it could easily be mistaken for a toy car. Yet this is a fully functioning roadster replete with an engine conceptualized to…
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5 Jewels of Nature Threatened by Global Warming

Nature-Victim of Global Warming From the glimmering coral of the Great Barrier Reef to Mount Fuji and the Lungs of the Planet-Amazon Rainforest, global warming may spell the final ruin of some of the most precious jewels of nature and civilization. These are five sites at risk: Great Barrier Reef A warming climate is one of the…
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Top 10 World’s Most Dangerous Volcanoes

On the morning of August 27th 1883 the small Indonesian island of Krakatoa virtually destroyed itself in a series of cataclysmic explosions the likes of which have never been witnessed in human history before or since. Not only was the explosion the loudest sound ever recorded, it released 4 times more energy than the most…
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Tesla solar roofing will be cheaper than normal roofing?

When Tesla, the Silicon Valley automaker and energy storage firm founded by billionaire Mars colonization enthusiast Elon Musk, unveiled its gorgeous solar roofing system back in October, it was assumed that said shingles would be significantly spendier than conventional roofing — you know, roofing that isn’t capable of transforming free and abundant sunshine into a…
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Man Built Custom Kayak So He Can Take His Dogs On Adventures

67 year old David Bahnson, a retired surgeon, realized that he could modify his kayak to accommodate a pooch after knowing how easily his golden dog, Susie, could fit inside the baggage compartment. He wanted to gather his love for kayaking and his dog. After Bahnson and his wife got another golden dog, Ginger, they…
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Driverless Cars Are Closer Than They Appear

If you don’t live near an eerily utopian internet company headquarters — or in Detroit — chances are you haven’t seen a self-driving car in the wild. But everyone from the CEO of Ford to Elon Musk insists autonomous vehicles will be in regular use by 2020, a mere three and a half years from now. The technology to…
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Interesting Facts About Sushi

Wonderfully addictive, cultural, and artistic -- sushi remains a mystery to the uninitiated. Why would anyone want to pay so much for a few tidbits of raw fish? Unlike the supermarket sushi slopped out by chains in the West, a true sushi experience is unforgettable. Masters in Japan make each bite a ride of color,…
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Rescue Pit Bull Gets His Own Kitty

Bubba, the 6-year-old rescue pit bull, has always been obsessed with cats. It started when his human mom Rebecca Pizzello got him from a shelter in Phoenix, Arizona when he was just 3 months old. Her roommate was caring for a litter of kittens and Bubba just clicked with them. Finally, after 6 years of…
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The 6 Most Expensive Perfume Ingredients

Wondering why some perfumes cost so much? You know, the ones worn by Saudia Arabian princesses and the Kardashian clan? The secret lies in the main perfume ingredients and in this article, I unveil the 6 most expensive fragrance ingredients in the world. But first, a look at what makes perfume so expensive. The Ingredients The…
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Top 10 Strangest Sports in the World

Most of us love sports or at least watching professional athletes compete against each others because in all fairness, what’s not to like? We all recognize the tennis player on the billboard or that football player from the shampoo commercial on TV, because we as a culture appreciate those who push their condition to the limit.…
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Woman Leaves $1.2 Million to Help Local Pets

Glenda Taylor DeLawder of Carter County, Tennessee, loved animals so much that she left local pets an incredibly generous gift in her will: her substantial estate. DeLawder, who passed away in November 2015, was described in her obituary as an "avid animal lover," but the recently announced gift gives new meaning to the phrase. "The gift…
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30 Christmas Facts You (Probably) Didn’t Know

Tis the season to be...well informed. We all love Christmas, but how much do any of us actually know about why Christmas is the way it is? Here are 30 Christmas facts: about Christmas trees, Santa Claus, and Rudolph that you (probably) didn’t know. Smarten up! 1. Christmas supposedly marks the birth of Jesus Christ…
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The World’s 10 Most Expensive Perfumes

Natural fragrances and perfumes have been around since ancient times, bringing pleasant and evocative smells to living spaces, hair and skin. It is only since the 1800s, however, that we’ve had the capacity to create perfumes as we know them today. A great perfumer (or ‘nose’) is considered both a chemist and an artist, mixing…
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Amazing Art – Japanese Yosegi Decorations

Instead of using paint, Japanese Yosegi decorations are made out of natural fine grains and textures of wood. First, timbers are cut into rods of desired sections, the rods are then glued together to form a section of geometrical design pattern. The surface is sliced into thin plates of wood, which are glued onto boxes…
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