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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, […]

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, […]

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 […]

Why is China worried about Dalai Lama’s visit to Tawang (India)

Why is China worried about Dalai Lama’s visit to Tawang (India)

China expert M Taylor Fravel believes the issue of the Dalai Lama’s visit to Tawang monastery in Arunachal Pradesh (India), in the long-term, will probably not worsen relations between the two countries. “I think it will probably be overblown. Obviously, China is going to protest. I don’t think it will have a long-term effect, but […]

In case you are planning a Vacation.

In case you are planning a Vacation.

STRESS vs TIME

Munich Oktoberfest

Munich Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest is a sixteen-day festival held each year in Munich, Germany during late September (and running to early October). It is one of the most famous events in Germany and the world’s largest fair, with some six million people attending every year, and is an important part of Bavarian culture. Other cities across the world […]

Most over-rated TRAVEL places (specially for Honeymooners)

Most over-rated TRAVEL places (specially for Honeymooners)

According to a report carried out in www.news.com.au, here are the 5 most over-rated ancient and historical sites in the world. 1 . Stonehenge, UK : Famous for its astonishingly huge stones. The summer solstice ceremony held by druids and New Agers confirm it as a cathedral to mystical paganism. Reality: Tourists can’t touch the […]

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