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Gas Discoveries in the East Mediterranean

Interesting News The discovery of natural gas resources in the East Mediterranean promises important benefits of energy security and economic gains. A 2010 U.S. geological survey showed that the Levantine basin-offshore Israel, Gaza, Lebanon, Syria and Cyprus-could hold as much as 120 trillion cubic feet, thus securing supply of energy not only for the countries […]

The Rice Paddy Art of Japan

Interesting News Since 1993, the farmers of the Japanese village of Inakadate, in Aomori Prefecture, has been creating elaborate designs on rice paddy fields by intermixing a variety of rice strains to create large scale artworks. Each year these farmers plant rice of different color to create new artworks and they last all through the […]

The Enchanted Highway, North Dakota

Interesting news The Enchanted Highway is a 32-mile stretch of highway starting at Exit 72 on Interstate 94, about 20 miles east of Dickinson, in the southwestern part of the U.S. state of North Dakota. The paved county highway, which begins near the town of Gladstone and terminates at Regent, features a collection of large […]

The Snail With an Armor of Iron

Interesting News Deep in the Indian Ocean, near extremely hot hydrothermal vents, where scalding hot water erupts in tall, blacky columns, lives an extraordinary species of snail called chrysomallon squamiferum, commonly known as scaly-foot gastropod. The harsh environment has caused the snail to develop a unique exoskeleton. Its outer shell is covered with a layer […]

Marriage has changed everything, says George Clooney

Hollywood actor George Clooney says getting married to Amal Alamuddin has “changed everything” for him. Hollywood actor George Clooney says getting married to Amal Alamuddin has “changed everything” for him. The 54-year-old actor, to be seen in “Tomorrowland”, married with the 37-year-old lawyer in September last year. “All I know is that it sort of […]

Man Sues Hospital for Tossing His Leg in the Trash

Interesting News A south Florida man is suing a hospital for emotional distress, saying his leg was amputated and thrown in the garbage with his name tag still on it. John Timiriasieff, 56, had his right leg amputated below the knee in October at Doctors Hospital in Coral Gables. “Rather than properly disposing of the […]

The Screaming Tunnel

Interesting News The Screaming Tunnel is a small limestone tunnel, running underneath what once was the Grand Trunk Railway lines (now the Canadian National Railways), located in the northwest corner of Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. A local legend recounts that the tunnel is haunted by the ghost of a young girl, who after escaping a […]

Man Survives 40-Foot Plummet Down Air Shaft

Interesting News Emergency personnel have rescued a man who firefighters say fell 40 feet down an air conditioning shaft at a Charlotte hotel. WSOC in Charlotte reports that police said the unidentified 24-year-old man climbed over a railing and onto a vent on the third floor at the uptown Hilton about 3 a.m. Thursday when […]

The Screaming Tunnel

Interesting News The Screaming Tunnel is a small limestone tunnel, running underneath what once was the Grand Trunk Railway lines (now the Canadian National Railways), located in the northwest corner of Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. The actual location of the attraction is just off Warner Road. Often thought to be a railway tunnel, it was […]

Man Survives 40-Foot Plummet Down Air Shaft

Interesting News Emergency personnel have rescued a man who firefighters say fell 40 feet down an air conditioning shaft at a Charlotte hotel. WSOC in Charlotte reports that police said the unidentified 24-year-old man climbed over a railing and onto a vent on the third floor at the uptown Hilton about 3 a.m. Thursday when […]

Irma Grese -Nicknamed the Beautiful Beast

Interesting News During World War II Irma Grese was the most notorious of the female Nazi war criminals. She was born on October 7, 1923, to a agricultural family and left school in 1938 at the age of 15. She worked on a farm for six months, then in a shop and later for two […]

‘Daily Talk’ the most unique news paper to date

Interesting News The Daily Talk is an English-language news medium published daily on a blackboard on Tubman Boulevard in the center of the Liberian capital Monrovia. According to the New York Times, it is “the most widely read report” in Monrovia, as many Monrovians lack the money or the electricity necessary for access to the […]

A codex written by devil himself

Interesting News The Medieval era of history has no shortage of creepy books, but the Codex Gigas, written in the early 13th century, may be the darkest of them all. It’s said to have been penned by the hand of Satan himself. Nobody knows for sure the name of the monk who was commissioned to […]

The Cascaded Mills of Folon and Picon

Interesting News The mills of Folon and Picon are a collection of 60 mills located on the slopes of Monte Campo do Couto, in the Spanish municipality of El Rosal, in the autonomous community of Galicia. These mills, built during the 18th century, are arranged in a cascade so that they could share the same […]

Hundred Island National Park Philippines

Interesting News The Hundred Islands National Park actually consist of 124 separate islands (123 at high tide) scattered in Lingayen Gulf in northern Philippines covering an area of 16.76 square kilometres. The islands are believed to be at least 2 million years old and were part of an ancient coral reef of an ancient sea […]

The Les Mées Solar Farm in France

Interesting News The Les Mées solar farm is located in the rolling hills of La Colle des Mées plateau, in the department of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, in southern France. Covering an area of 200 hectares with a total of 112,000 solar modules, the facility is the biggest in France. This solar project, which was conducted by Siemens […]

The Lakes of Ubari Sand Sea

Interesting News The Ubari Sand Sea is a vast area of towering sand dunes in the Fezzan region of south-western Libya. But 200,000 years ago, this was a wet and fertile region with plenty of rainfall and flowing rivers. These rivers fed a vast lake, the size of Czech Republic, in the Fezzan basin called […]

Miracle Child Born Without Nose

Interesting News An Alabama miracle baby born and never utilizing a nostril, has lengthy gone home, reported Good Morning America on April 1. Toddler Eli Thompson, born with out a nostril, is an in any other case wholesome youngster. And he’s simply beautiful with or without a nostril, says mom Brandi McGlathery. The little man […]

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