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Inside North Korea

Inside North Korea

North Korea, officially the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, is a country in East Asia, in the northern part of the Korean Peninsula. Pyongyang is both the nation’s capital as well as its largest city. To the north and northwest the country is bordered by China and by Russia along the Amnok (known as the […]

Amazing Balochistan

Amazing Balochistan

Balochistan (Balochi, Pashto, Urdu: بلوچِستان‎, Balōčistān, pronounced [bəloːt͡ʃɪst̪ɑːn]), is one of the four provinces of Pakistan, located in the southwestern region of the country. Its provincial capital and largest city is Quetta. It shares borders with Punjab and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas to the northeast, Sindh to the southeast, the Arabian Sea to the south, […]

Some unsolved mysteries of the world

Some unsolved mysteries of the world

Image Source: Getty Images Sphinx: The famous statue in Egypt, is known for its unusal construction. According to Greek mythology, Sphinx was a treacherous and merciless monster. Legend has it that those who were not able to answer the Sphinx riddle were killed and eaten by this ravenous monster. Many questions have been raised regarding […]

Nations with highest per capita income

Nations with highest per capita income

According to the World Bank categories: Nations with per capita income (PCI) less than $935 are ‘low income;’ nations with PCI from $936 to $3,705 are ‘lower middle income;’ those with PCI from $3,706 to $11,455 are ‘upper middle income;’ and those with PCI from $11,456 or more are ‘high income.’ So which are the […]

Deadliest Plane Crashes Ever

Deadliest Plane Crashes Ever

Following list outlines the worst and most tragic aviation disasters known to mankind with a short synopsis for each 1. Tenerife airport disaster (March 27, 1977) was probably one of the worst aviation disasters ever seen which was a culmination of a series of unfortunate reasons including terrorism , bad weather, mechanical failure, air traffic […]

Earth from Above- A collection of aerial photography produced by Yann Arthus-Bertrand

Earth from Above- A collection of aerial photography produced by Yann Arthus-Bertrand

“Earth From Above” is the result of the aerial photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand’s five-year airborne odyssey across six continents. It’s a spectacular presentation of large scale photographs of astonishing natural landscapes. Every stunning aerial photograph tells a story about our changing planet. Cattle, Argentina Coal mine in South Africa Sha Kibbutz, Israel Military cemetery in Verdun, […]

“In Search of Missing Pieces”- Bruno Catalano

“In Search of Missing Pieces”- Bruno Catalano

‘In Search of Missing Pieces’ is a series of original sculptures by French artist Bruno Catalono. French artist born in 1960 in southern France. Sculptures of Bruno Catalano reveal the artist’s desire to make sculpture of his own style and aiming to capture the viewer’s attention. Admiring art since his youth, Bruno Catalano began his […]

6 People Who Accidentally Found a Fortune

6 People Who Accidentally Found a Fortune

We’ve all been there—a week until payday, the rent is due, and you’re rummaging in your parents’ attic to find Dad’s Mickey Mantle rookie card. If you’re in need of some quick cash, here are six stories of people who found a fortune when—and where—they least expected it. 1. Lose a Hammer, Find a Horde […]

What the World Eats, Part 1 (Photo Essays)

What the World Eats, Part 1 (Photo Essays)

What’s on family dinner tables around the globe? Photographs by Peter Menzel from the book “Hungry Planet” Come see What The World Eats. A few years ago photographer Peter Menzel and his wife Faith D’Aluisio started to photograph what family’s around the globe eat and wrote down what their weekly expenditure is. In 2005 they […]

The “Devils Pool”

The “Devils Pool”

If you’re ever in Zimbabwe, don’t miss the chance to take a swim in The Devil’s Pool, a small lagoon, enclosed by rocks, on the edge of one of the biggest, most beautiful waterfalls in the world, Victoria Falls. Set on Livingstone Island, at a height of 103 meters, Devil’s Pool is definitely one of […]

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