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    Nepal Hindu Festival

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 2591, Fact
    Nepal Hindu Festival



    The festival marks the end of the monsoon season and beginning of autumn. More than hundred girls under the age of nine gathered for the tradition of worshiping young pre-pubescent girls as manifestations of the divine female energy. The ritual holds a strong religious significance in Newar community. It is a community affair held primarily to save small girls from diseases and bad luck in the years to come. Photo: A young Nepalese girl dressed as a Kumari or living Goddess, smiles for camera as she waits for Kumari puja at Hanuman Dhoka, Basantapur Durbar Square in Katmandu, Nepal,...

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger [I`ll be back]

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 1811, Fact
    Arnold Schwarzenegger [I`ll be back]




    [This brought me back. While I was doing my photo shoot this week for Muscle & Fitness, I could practically hear Joe Weider screaming, [Come on Arnold! What’s wrong with you? Pull in the stomach.] Watch for the issue in September!]

    Schwarzenegger posted the following to Facebook a few hours ago:...

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    The Weird Shaped Trees Of Axel Erlandson

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    Author: jone from 14 November, views 2304, Fact
    The Weird Shaped Trees Of Axel Erlandson



    Axel Erlandson (December 15, 1884 – April 28, 1964) was a Swedish American farmer who shaped trees as a hobby, and opened a horticultural attraction in 1947 advertised as "See the World's Strangest Trees Here," and named "The Tree Circus."
    The trees appeared in the column of Robert Ripley's Believe It or Not! twelve times. Erlandson sold his attraction shortly before his death. The trees were moved to Gilroy Gardens in 1985....

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    The Week in Pictures: September 14 – September 20 2013 (62 Photos)

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 2102, Fact
    The Week in Pictures: September 14 – September 20 2013 (62 Photos)



    [Bikini fitness] competitors stand on the podium during a bodybuilding contest in Zhengzhou, Henan province, September 16th, 2013. (Photo by Ed Jones/AFP Photo)...

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    Pirate-Themed Scanner a Hit at NYC Hospital

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 1536, Fact
    Pirate-Themed Scanner a Hit at NYC Hospital



    The Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of NewYork-Presbyterian recently installed a new CT scanner in their radiology testing room, but what separates the machine from others of its kind is that it is designed in the likeness of a pirate ship. Being that the facility is designated for medical testing on children, the hospital opted for a playful piece of equipment when it came time to replace their old medical apparatus....

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    The Week in Pictures: Animals September 14 – September 20 2013

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 2604, Fact
    The Week in Pictures: Animals September 14 – September 20 2013



    It's a 30-day-old Echidna baby, known as a [puggle] – one of only 24 ever bred in captivity. The proud parents are Tippy and Pickle of Australia Zoo. The tiny baby, whose sex has not yet been identified, hatched from a soft egg and will continue to develop and nurse inside Tippy's warm pouch. (Photo by Australia Zoo/Rex/Sipa Press)...

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    Robbie Cooper – Immersion

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    Author: alice from 14 November, views 2404, Fact
    Robbie Cooper – Immersion



    Robbie Cooper is a British artist working in photography, video and 3D. In 2008 he began his project ‘Immersion’ in which he filmed people’s faces as they watched TV, played video games and using the internet. His images have been of interest to me because they link to how playing video games affects your behaviour out of the game. I think that there is a definite link between gaming and behaviour. I think violent games such as Grand Theft Auto and Call of Duty do affect behaviour and can be linked to criminality....

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    The Week in Pictures: Animals September 7 – September 14 2013

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 2173, Fact
    The Week in Pictures: Animals September 7 – September 14 2013



    This bat gives a cheeky smile as he gobbles down his food at Singapore Zoo, on September 10, 2013. (Photo by Benny Iskander/HotSpot Media)...

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    2014 Miss America

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    Author: jone from 14 November, views 2370, Fact
    2014 Miss America



    Miss America 2014 contestants compete in the bathing suit competition on Sunday, September 15, 2013, in Atlantic City, N.J. (Photo by Lucas Jackson/Reuters)...

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    [Battle of Areces]

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 3098, Fact
    [Battle of Areces]



    [The Spanish Civil War (The Crusade among Nationalists, Fourth Carlist War among Carlists, The Rebellion or Uprising among Republicans) was a major conflict fought in Spain from 17 July 1936 to 1 April 1939. An estimated total of 500,000 people lost their lives as a consequence of the War]. – Wikipedia. Photo: Actors take part in a re-enactment of the [Battle of Areces] that took place during the Spanish Civil War, in Grullos, north of Spain, September 14, 2013. The re-enactment of the historic 1937 battle was organised by the Frente del Nalon Association. (Photo by Eloy Alonso/Reuters)...

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Nepal Hindu Festival

  • 80
Author: peter from 14 November, views 2591, Fact
Nepal Hindu Festival



The festival marks the end of the monsoon season and beginning of autumn. More than hundred girls under the age of nine gathered for the tradition of worshiping young pre-pubescent girls as manifestations of the divine female energy. The ritual holds a strong religious significance in Newar community. It is a community affair held primarily to save small girls from diseases and bad luck in the years to come. Photo: A young Nepalese girl dressed as a Kumari or living Goddess, smiles for camera as she waits for Kumari puja at Hanuman Dhoka, Basantapur Durbar Square in Katmandu, Nepal,...

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Arnold Schwarzenegger [I`ll be back]

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Author: peter from 14 November, views 1811, Fact
Arnold Schwarzenegger [I`ll be back]




[This brought me back. While I was doing my photo shoot this week for Muscle & Fitness, I could practically hear Joe Weider screaming, [Come on Arnold! What’s wrong with you? Pull in the stomach.] Watch for the issue in September!]

Schwarzenegger posted the following to Facebook a few hours ago:...

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The Weird Shaped Trees Of Axel Erlandson

  • 60
Author: jone from 14 November, views 2304, Fact
The Weird Shaped Trees Of Axel Erlandson



Axel Erlandson (December 15, 1884 – April 28, 1964) was a Swedish American farmer who shaped trees as a hobby, and opened a horticultural attraction in 1947 advertised as "See the World's Strangest Trees Here," and named "The Tree Circus."
The trees appeared in the column of Robert Ripley's Believe It or Not! twelve times. Erlandson sold his attraction shortly before his death. The trees were moved to Gilroy Gardens in 1985....

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The Week in Pictures: September 14 – September 20 2013 (62 Photos)

  • 80
Author: peter from 14 November, views 2102, Fact
The Week in Pictures: September 14 – September 20 2013 (62 Photos)



[Bikini fitness] competitors stand on the podium during a bodybuilding contest in Zhengzhou, Henan province, September 16th, 2013. (Photo by Ed Jones/AFP Photo)...

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Pirate-Themed Scanner a Hit at NYC Hospital

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Author: peter from 14 November, views 1536, Fact
Pirate-Themed Scanner a Hit at NYC Hospital



The Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of NewYork-Presbyterian recently installed a new CT scanner in their radiology testing room, but what separates the machine from others of its kind is that it is designed in the likeness of a pirate ship. Being that the facility is designated for medical testing on children, the hospital opted for a playful piece of equipment when it came time to replace their old medical apparatus....

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The Week in Pictures: Animals September 14 – September 20 2013

  • 80
Author: peter from 14 November, views 2604, Fact
The Week in Pictures: Animals September 14 – September 20 2013



It's a 30-day-old Echidna baby, known as a [puggle] – one of only 24 ever bred in captivity. The proud parents are Tippy and Pickle of Australia Zoo. The tiny baby, whose sex has not yet been identified, hatched from a soft egg and will continue to develop and nurse inside Tippy's warm pouch. (Photo by Australia Zoo/Rex/Sipa Press)...

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Robbie Cooper – Immersion

  • 80
Author: alice from 14 November, views 2404, Fact
Robbie Cooper – Immersion



Robbie Cooper is a British artist working in photography, video and 3D. In 2008 he began his project ‘Immersion’ in which he filmed people’s faces as they watched TV, played video games and using the internet. His images have been of interest to me because they link to how playing video games affects your behaviour out of the game. I think that there is a definite link between gaming and behaviour. I think violent games such as Grand Theft Auto and Call of Duty do affect behaviour and can be linked to criminality....

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The Week in Pictures: Animals September 7 – September 14 2013

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Author: peter from 14 November, views 2173, Fact
The Week in Pictures: Animals September 7 – September 14 2013



This bat gives a cheeky smile as he gobbles down his food at Singapore Zoo, on September 10, 2013. (Photo by Benny Iskander/HotSpot Media)...

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2014 Miss America

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Author: jone from 14 November, views 2370, Fact
2014 Miss America



Miss America 2014 contestants compete in the bathing suit competition on Sunday, September 15, 2013, in Atlantic City, N.J. (Photo by Lucas Jackson/Reuters)...

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[Battle of Areces]

  • 60
Author: peter from 14 November, views 3098, Fact
[Battle of Areces]



[The Spanish Civil War (The Crusade among Nationalists, Fourth Carlist War among Carlists, The Rebellion or Uprising among Republicans) was a major conflict fought in Spain from 17 July 1936 to 1 April 1939. An estimated total of 500,000 people lost their lives as a consequence of the War]. – Wikipedia. Photo: Actors take part in a re-enactment of the [Battle of Areces] that took place during the Spanish Civil War, in Grullos, north of Spain, September 14, 2013. The re-enactment of the historic 1937 battle was organised by the Frente del Nalon Association. (Photo by Eloy Alonso/Reuters)...

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