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Udachanya Pipe. (Largest open diamond mine)

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Udachanya Pipe. (Largest open diamond mine)

The Udachnaya pipe is the largest diamond deposit i Russia and one of the largest in the world. According to Wikipedia, it is an open-pit mine and it is almost 600 meters (1,968 feet) deep. When you are standing on the top, the huge caterpillars look tiny. And when you are at the bottom of […]

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Genzano Flower Festival 2010

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Genzano Flower Festival 2010

If you’re a flower enthusiast, and you happen to be in Rome, in the second week of June, you just have to visit the small town of Genzano, for its world famous Infiorata. The Genzano Infiorata is a flower festival that can be traced back to 1778. Every year, local artists cover an entire street […]

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Hard 2 believe

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Have you ever been so hungry you’d eat just about anything? You look in the fridge and search through your kitchen cupboards for something to fill that groaning hole in your stomach. Gathering together all the edible items you then set about mixing them into a bizarre, otherwise unthinkable concoction and, to your surprise, you […]

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The Paduang Hill Tribe

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The Paduang Hill Tribe

The Paduang hill tribe, where the women wear huge brass rings around their neck are not an individual trible but a sub group of the Karen hill tribes. The famous Paduang or giraffe women hill tribe is located near Ban Nam Phiang Din, in the Mae Hong Son province of Northern Thailand, just at the […]

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Himba Tribe, Namibia

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Himba Tribe, Namibia

The Himba are a tribe of nomadic pastoralists who inhabit the Kaokoland area of Namibia. The Himba are actually descendants of a group of Herero herders who fled into the remote north-west after been displaced by the Nama. The Himba have clung to their traditions and the beautiful Himba women are noted for their intricate […]

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IDENTIFIED CAVE EXPLORATION

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IDENTIFIED CAVE EXPLORATION

Sphere: Related ContentOriginally posted 2011-02-06 08:00:10. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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ISTANBUL-TURKEY

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ISTANBUL-TURKEY

Sphere: Related ContentOriginally posted 2010-12-23 15:00:21. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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The Stolen Kisses of Paris

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The Stolen Kisses of Paris

A 28-year-old Taiwanese girl, studying in Paris, France, has become an internet sensation due to her “100 Kisses in Paris” project. Yang Yaqing has made it her goal to steal the kisses of 100 men in Paris. Sphere: Related ContentOriginally posted 2010-05-29 12:00:03. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Colorful Favela Paintings In Santa Marta

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Colorful Favela Paintings In Santa Marta

Santa Marta is a residential area for poor people in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Two Dutch artists decided to give the buildings of Santa Marta a radical makeover. Now 34 houses look colorful and bright. And I hope that people of Santa Marta feel themselves a bit happier. Sphere: Related ContentOriginally posted 2010-11-08 15:00:56. Republished […]

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Situation in Europe – The Eyjafjallajokull eruption

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Situation in Europe – The Eyjafjallajokull eruption

Photographer Martin Rietze got to within 250 metres of the lava fountains to capture his stunning series of images Lava hits the sea from the volcanic eruption between the Myrdalsjokull and Eyjafjallajokull glaciers, east of Iceland’s capital Reykjavik Only around an hour old, this lavaflow is falling from a steep cliff a few hundred metres […]

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Lonomia Obliqua – world’s Deadliest Caterpillar

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Lonomia Obliqua – world’s Deadliest Caterpillar

Lonomia obliqua is just as frail as any other caterpillars you might have seen, but that doesn’t stop it from causing severe serious internal hemorrhaging and even death, if you just touch it. This terrible Lonomia caterpillars live in the rainforests of South America, and cause a few deaths every year, especially in southern Brazil, […]

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Land Slide In Pakistan

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Land Slide In Pakistan

Five months ago, on January 4th, 2010 in the remote Hunza River Valley of northern Pakistan, a massive landslide buried the village of Attabad, destroying 26 homes, killing 20 people, and damming up the Hunza River. As the newly-formed lake grew, authorities rushed to evacuate and supply those affected in the landslide area and upstream. […]

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