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Sand Marathon In Sahara Desert

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The grueling 150- mile (240 km) Sand Marathon ( Marathon de Sables) takes place near Ouarzazate in Morocco. Around 700 dedicated competitors around the world take on the course over 11 long days. Certainly not for the faint-hearted, this is a race for those with a will of iron and an even stronger constitution. This […]

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Arugungu Fishing Festival

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Arugungu Fishing Festival

Arugungu is am important Nigerian cultural event, to which thousands of fishermen take part. Arugungu takes place in the North-Western Nigerian state of Kebbi, where an army of fishermen gather with one goal in mind, to catch the largest fish. So at the sound of a gun they all plunge into the muddy waters of […]

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The Man Who Never Sleeps

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The Man Who Never Sleeps

Thai Ngoc is a man that medical modern science says should have died in 1976 when he was robbed of the ability to sleep. The Vietnamese man, born in 1942 in a small village called Trung Ha in the Quang Nam Province said one of his greatest aspirations in life was to one day have […]

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SNAPS FROM BHUTAN

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SNAPS FROM BHUTAN

Tigers nest Punakha Dzong Punakha Dzong Prayer Wheels and Prayer Flags Prayer flags Paro National Memorial Chorten Dzong Courtyard Monks Sphere: Related ContentOriginally posted 2010-12-22 08:00:53. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Phi Phi Island, Thailand

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Phi Phi Island, Thailand

Thailand’s Phi Phi Islands — Ko Phi Phi Don and Ko Phi Phi Leh — sit off the Andaman Coast, offshore from the town of Krabi. This area was hit hard by the devastating 2004 tsunami, but tourists have returned to this breath-taking mix of jungle and translucent water. L.A. Times staff photographer Wally Skalij […]

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Guess what this boy is doing

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Guess what this boy is doing

He collects coins. In Russia in every large city there are memorial complexes developed to the Russian soldiers killed during the World War II. In every such a place there is a fireplace powered by gas which makes the coins there, they say the place keepers then collect the coins and buy flowers so that […]

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Mallakhambh – Extreme Indian Sport

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Mallakhambh – Extreme Indian Sport

Modern pole-dancing may be attractive to look-at, but in terms of difficulty, it’s nothing to the old Indian sport of Mallakhamb. Mallakhamb originated in Maharastra, India, during the 12th century, as a form of training for wrestlers. The word “Malla” means wrestler, while “khamb” translates as pole. This old art had almost been lost throughout […]

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Funny Japanese People Cartoons

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Funny Japanese People Cartoons

Sphere: Related ContentOriginally posted 2010-09-07 12:00:18. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Amazing Technology from Japan

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Amazing Technology from Japan

But can you guess what it is ? Look closely and guess what they could be… Are they pens with cameras? Any wild guesses? No clue yet? Ladies and gentlemen… congratulations! You’ve just looked into the future… yep that’s right! You’ve just seen something that will replace your PC in the near future. Here is […]

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Water War on a Hot Summer Day (Russia)

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Water War on a Hot Summer Day (Russia)

Sphere: Related ContentOriginally posted 2010-12-15 15:00:11. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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World Cup Fever Hits South Africa

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World Cup Fever Hits South Africa

Less than two weeks are left before the start of FIFA World Cup 2010 in South Africa and the whole country is under the World Cup fever. Sphere: Related ContentOriginally posted 2010-11-03 08:00:34. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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GREECE*_* 6

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GREECE*_* 6

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greece Region: Europe Area Total: 131,990 km2 Coast Line: Mediterranean Sea,Ionian Sea, Aegean Sea Capital: Athens *SANTORINI ISLAND* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Santorini Sphere: Related Content Originally posted 2011-03-27 08:00:00. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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