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The somewhat cumbersomely-named Kuwait House of National Memorial Museum is a memorial to the Iraqi occupation of Kuwait and the ensuing Gulf War. The museum is probably not for the faint-hearted....
This ancient city in Cambodia was the center of the Khmer empire that once ruled most of Southeast Asia. This empire went extinct, but not before building amazing temples and buildings that were reclaimed by the jungle for hundreds of years. Though t...
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Blog post at Trans-Americas Journey : The Pacific Coast of Mexico is well-known for its beaches and tourist destinations like Acapulco (currently in the midst of a re-birth) and [..]
Avocados have been a mainstay of my culinary life for about as long as I can remember. Growing...
Image: NASA, public domain. In 2008, 415 Dead Zones Were Identified NASA has just released a new map of oceans showing aquatic dead zones around the world (places where water is so low in dissolved oxygen that sea creatures can't survive, something
Te Puia in Rotorua is an area where you can see some of the geothermal activity in the Rotorua area as well as Maori cultural presentations. This Maori "warrrior" is trying to…
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1. Waves crashing on my friend Crumb in Alexandria, Egypt. 2. The Alexandria Library (Bibliotheca Alexandrina) 3. Just another day on Egyptian Pub
Practical tips for finding a job teaching English in Bangkok, Thailand within 10 days of stepping off the plane.
Ever wanted to travel to China? We speak with Coley Dale, who has been living and travelling in China for seven years, to get off the beaten path in China.
Ignorance is degrading only when it is found in company with riches. Want and penury restrain the poor man; his employment takes the place of knowledge and occupies his thoughts: while rich men who are ignorant live for their pleasure only, and resem...
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National Geographic take some of most amazing photography related to vision of Earth. This showcase consists of the best nature images from around the world.
This is a list of some of the major . Clearly, unsolved philosophical problems exist in the lay sense (e.g. "", "", "", etc.). However, philosophers generally accord serious philosophical problems specific names or questions, which indicate a particu...
Nannan Zhang and Tyler Clites showcased this Lego sculpture, "Containment," at Chicago's Brickworld festival. Containment sports a moving monorail, robotic conveyor belts, and a mutant wasteland.
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Awa Odori is a dance festival originating in Tokushima (Awa being an old name for Tokushima). The festival is a wonderful explosion of joy and exuberance and it will definitely go into my list of...
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Milton Street Dairy by Goeftheref on Flickr Where would Kiwis be without the local dairy? Certainly situations such as running out of the milk needed for the perfect cup of tea or not having enough snacks to share while watching a film on TV could ge...
X-rays and advanced photography have uncovered the true complexity of the mysterious Antikythera mechanism, a device so astonishing that its discovery is like finding a functional Buick in medieval Europe. In 1900, some divers found the wreck of a Ro...
Illustration by C. Corr FOR the first time in history, across much of the world, to be foreign is a perfectly normal condition. It is no more distinctive than being...
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If John Hunter—a former physicist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory—is successful, the International Space Station may start receiving their supplies from a cannon.
Developed by Baylor College of Medicine, BioEd Online provides up-to-date teacher resources for biology educators. Site features include: a PowerPoint slide library, stream video presentations, news from Nature Publishing Group, and discussions.
Anne-Sophie Redisch takes you to the fourth smallest country in the world, essentially a family firm run by His Serene Highness, Hans Adam II von und zu Liechtenstein, and shows the
In Murder and Mayhem Part III, Anne-Sophie Redisch tells of Jack the Ripper and the benefits of beer vs. gin.
In part II of 700 Years of Murder and Mayhem in London, Anne-Sophie Redisch suggest some sordid spectator sports. Or perhaps you'd rather go to the barber?
In the most profound financial change in recent Middle East history, Gulf Arabs are planning - along with China, Russia, Japan and France - to end dollar dealings for oil, moving instead to a basket of currencies including the Japanese yen and Chines...
This Halloween, Anne-Sophie Redisch takes you through 700 years of London Murder and Mayhem. First off in this three-part series: The Bridges of London.