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Top 10 movies to avoid, worst movies of all time

Thousands of readers of the magazine "Empire" participated in the survey "The worst movie of all time", and the final result was a list of these 10 movies … [Read More...]

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Ultra realistic paintings on the wall

Passing by these amazing 3D paintings will make you almost believe that there are real people standing by the wall. The paintings are made in such a way that you would probably try to touch the girl that's leaning on the wall or maybe the old lady that's resting, because they seem so realistic. The most surprising thing is that the artist is only using his bare hands and painting to make such … [Read More...]

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Man living with a Grizzly bear

This 800 pounds grizzly bear called Brutus is Casey Anderson's best friend, believe it or not. The famous naturalist and his furry friend are inseparable from the day Brutus was a 2 weeks old cub. Casey saved the bear from an overpopulated wildlife park, and raised him with lot of attention, love and respect. … [Read More...]

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5 Ideas for Game of Thrones Gifts

In the famous words of Ned Stark:  "Winter is Coming". It is literally coming, and this means you have to buy Christmas gifts for all your friends and family. But what exactly should you be looking for? Let's face it, half the world's population is addicted to Game of Thrones, so what better way to celebrate Christmas than by giving your loved one a gift he will never forget? We have prepared for … [Read More...]

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5 Famous Female Scientists You Didn’t Know About

While the go-to example of famous female scientists usually reads Marie Curie, making herself noticed in a social context where women were unlikely to gain recognition, our more recent history seems to strive towards a more balanced take on the place of women in the scientific realm. However, this situation is still present; so, without further ado, here’s a brief overview on the breakthroughs of … [Read More...]

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A Glimpse Into the Forbidden City

China is one of the most beautiful countries in Asia. While there are many fascinating sights to see, the Forbidden City remains one of the country's most important landmarks in Beijing. The mere mention of the Ancient Forbidden City creates images of the unattainable. Actually, the city was off-limits to outsiders for a very long time. It was only in 1925 that the Gugon, as it is now called, … [Read More...]

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10 Impressive Presidential Residences from Around the World

1. Presidential Office Building, Taiwan The Renaissance-baroque styled majestic building was completed in 1919 when Japan ruled the area. Technically this is the Presidential Office of Republic of China. No, not People's Republic of China, the huge country we all know. The president of this republic, also known as Taiwan, moved into the building in 1950, after ROC lost control of the mainland … [Read More...]

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8 Fascinating Megalithic Structures

Join us in the quest for some of the most fascinating megalithic structures! But first let's clear out some stuff. The term megalith has two meanings. One refers to a large stone or group of stones representing a structure. No cement or mortar is used as an interlocking system. The second meaning refers to the prehistoric period when these constructions were erected. Let's focus on 'large stone'. … [Read More...]

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11 Beautiful European Train Stations

We depart in our journey to the most beautiful European train stations from Strasbourg! 1. Gare de Strasbourg Doesn't Gare de Strasbourg look like a picture from the future where we have to protect ourselves from the poisonous atmosphere? Gare de Strasbourg was build in 1883, that is the stone building over there under the glass ceiling. The historicist style building was completely covered with … [Read More...]

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8 Minimalist Pedestrian Bridges

The utilitarian character of infrastructure most of the time renders it invisible to the naked eye. However, because they are placed in open spaces that ensure visibility, bridges attract some of the most creative forces from the world of architecture. A bridge's design stems from from a combination of construction materials, understandings of geographical, as well as social contexts, and the … [Read More...]

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9 Socialist Modernist Buildings that Look Straight Out of Science Fiction

1. Bank of Georgia, Tbilisi. The Lego like building was finished in 1975. One of the architects, George Chakhava, was the client as well, as he was acting Deputy Minister of highway construction. It was a very convenient situation, as he was able to choose the exact location. As you can see, the structure seems to float. The architects employed the 'Space City Method' - using minimal building … [Read More...]

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The Church Signs That Ask Deep and Meaningful Questions

Have you ever walked past a church and been stopped in your tracks by a strange sign asking a deep and meaningful question? Maybe it was one of these. The Hokey Pokey Sign I have often spent my idle hours moving my arms and legs and wondering whether the Hokey Pokey is what life is all about. I haven’t really but did I fool you into thinking that I had? The Rev Rod Ferguson appears to have had … [Read More...]

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The Worst Analogies Ever Written

When I read a good analogy I feel a warm glow like when you leave the kettle boiling for too long and the water evaporates and the kettle burns your house down. However, if there’s one thing I like more than a good analogy it is to look at some of the worst analogies ever. Her vocabulary was as bad as, like, whatever Most of the bad analogies we will look at here are from real student exams. … [Read More...]

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20 Most Touristic European Sites

We know that a trip to Europe is something you're planning on taking at one point. To maintain your enthusiasm level, we are offering you a selection of the most touristic European sites, according to Trip Advisor. Austria, Viena. Schonbrunn Palace. You may be impressed when you check out the picture, but what really sets Schonbrunn Palace apart are its vast exquisite gardens. Like any other … [Read More...]