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Top 10 Largest Rivers in the World

Top 10 Largest Rivers in the World

Rivers have been instrumental in shaping the world’s history. Most ancient civilizations have sprung up and flourished along the largest rivers on earth. Apart from this, these rivers have seen empires rise and fall, and many battles won and lost. Thousands of gallons of water piercing through the land andRead More

The Opera Platform: a Website Set to Live Broadcast Opera Performances for Free

The Opera Platform: a Website Set to Live Broadcast Opera Performances for Free

A website funded by the European Union (EU) will broadcast worldwide, live and for free, various opera performances presented by prestigious artistic companies – informs Reuters. “La Traviata” opera composed by Giuseppe Verdi (about a doomed love between a courtesan and a young) will be broadcasted in live streaming forRead More

Russia Postpones the Return to Earth of Three Astronauts

Russia Postpones the Return to Earth of Three Astronauts

According to the BBC, Russia has decided to postpone the return to Earth of three astronauts currently boarded on the International Space Station (ISS), following the failure of Progress cargo spacecraft that disintegrated in the atmosphere last week. The return to Earth of three astronauts from the ISS was originallyRead More

How Cacti Can Live without Water

How Cacti Can Live without Water

Plants and animals living in the desert have to deal with the lack of water. And if they can not find an answer to this question, they can not survive. Cacti do not live without water, but they manage to survive long periods in a remarkable way, with no rain. PlantsRead More

Codex Seraphinianus: The Book No One Can Read

Codex Seraphinianus: The Book No One Can Read

Codex Seraphinianus volume, first published in 1981, is an illustrated encyclopedia of imaginary worlds created by the Italian artist, architect, and industrial designer Luigi Serafini. The book has about 360 pages and is written in a coded alphabet of an imaginary language. On the internet, it can be purchased for amounts varyingRead More

Replica Lighthouse of Alexandria Set to Be Built

Replica Lighthouse of Alexandria Set to Be Built

According to lefigaro.fr, the Supreme Council for Antiquities in Egypt has approved the new project of President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi consisting in rebuilding the famous Lighthouse of Alexandria (also known as Pharos of Alexandria). Following the announcement of starting the construction of a second Canal Suez late in April, theRead More

CO2 Concentration in the Atmosphere Exceeds Historical Threshold

CO2 Concentration in the Atmosphere Exceeds Historical Threshold

According Slate.fr, the concentration of CO2 in the Earth’s atmosphere exceeded in March 2015 the average monthly amount of 400 parts per million (ppm) for the first time in the post-industrial era, confirming the forecasts of specialists on climate disturbance and threats to biodiversity. The world’s most important political leadersRead More

Where Live the Most Attractive Men in the World in 2015

Where Live the Most Attractive Men in the World in 2015

Argentine have the reputation of being the most beautiful women in the world ever (and we love it!), But little has been said about men. The well-known tourist publication Traveler’s Digest made a 2015 list of the cities where men are more attractive and, of course, Argentines appear in the fifthRead More

Lieutenant Colonel Allen B. West: A Short Biography

Lieutenant Colonel Allen B. West: A Short Biography

Allen B. West was born on February 7, 1961, in Georgia. He is a retired lieutenant colonel from the U.S. Army and a former member of the House of Representatives. Life and Education Allen Bernard West was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to Elizabeth and Herman West and is third of fourRead More

Angelina Jolie: Award-Winning Actress and a Global Humanitarian

Angelina Jolie: Award-Winning Actress and a Global Humanitarian

Although you may have thought such a perfectly-befitting name like Angelina Jolie must be a carefully-crafted stage name, Angelina was born Angelina Jolie Voigt, daughter to famous actor John Voigt and actress Marcheline Bertrant on June the 4th, 1975. Talent runs thick in her family. Her elder brother by 2Read More