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    Earthquake Births New Island off Pakistan's Western Coast

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    Earthquake Births New Island off Pakistan's Western Coast



    This handout picture taken by Pleiades satellite and released on September 27, 2013 shows a small island of mud and rock created by the huge earthquake that hit southwest Pakistan has fascinated locals but experts – who found methane gas rising from it – say it is unlikely to last long. The 7.7-magnitude quake struck on September 25 in Baluchistan's remote Awaran district, killing at least 271 people and affecting hundreds of thousands. The island is about 60 to 70 feet (18 to 21 metres) high, up to 300 feet wide and up to 120 feet long and sits about 650 feet from the coast....

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    Philippines Mermaid Swimming Academy

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    Author: alice from 14 November, views 3763, Fact
    Philippines Mermaid Swimming Academy



    Filipino mermaid swimming teacher Genevieve Reyes (C) has her tail adjusted by students during a lesson by the Philippines Mermaid Swimming Academy in a private swimming pool in Makati, Manila, Philippines, 15 June 2013. The Philippine Mermaid Swimming Academy (PMSA) was created in 2012 in Boracay by Normeth Preglo of The Philippines and US swimming instructor Djuna Rocha. The swimming lessons were brought to Manila in April 2013. The price for a two-hour class is 37 US dollars. (Photo by Dennis M. Sabangan/EPA)...

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    World Muslimah Beauty Pageant

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 2928, Fact
    World Muslimah Beauty Pageant



    Contestant of the Muslimah World 2013, Obabiyi Aishah Ajibola (C) of Nigeria, is reflected in a mirror checking her make-up while contestants wait for a grand final during the Muslimah World competition in Jakarta on September 18, 2013. (Photo by Adek Berry/AFP Photo)...

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    PalmCon 2013

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 3400, Fact
    PalmCon 2013



    [About 2,000 people came to the Palm Beach County Convention Center for the annual gathering of [geek culture] afficionados known as PalmCon, which was host to a broad assortment of enthusiasts who came to show off costumes they’d worked months to create, sell comic books they’d collected over decades, or to share their passion for their chosen hobby]. – The Palm Beach Post. Photo: Jason Poulin, 37, Greenacres, dressed as Jason Vorhees from Friday the 13th. (Photo by Thomas Cordy/The Palm Beach Post)...

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    Northern Sea Route - First container ship!

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    Author: jone from 14 November, views 2717, Fact
    Northern Sea Route - First container ship!


    An important historic event: For the first time a container ship sailed the Northern Sea Route through the Russian Arctic, traveling from China to Amsterdam. The journey, which began on August 15 and was completed on September 10, is only now possible due to high levels of Arctic sea ice melt that have occurred in the past several years.
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    Urban Explorer Bradley Garrett

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 3343, Fact
    Urban Explorer Bradley Garrett



    These photographs are the work of urban explorer Dr Bradley Garrett who made headlines back in 2012 when he posted a series of snaps from the top of The Shard skyscraper while it was still under construction. Garrett, now a researcher at the University of Oxford, took these shots during his time with the London Consolidation Crew (LCC), a loose collection of urban explorers based in the English capital. Photo: Bradley Garrett stands on the edge of the Ritz-Carlton Chicago as lightning strikes in the distance in Chicago, US. (Photo by Bradley L. Garrett/Barcroft Media)...

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    Streets at Night: Manchester

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    Author: alice from 14 November, views 4382, Fact
    Streets at Night: Manchester



    [Another Day in Paradise]. (Photo and caption by Joel Goodman)...

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    [On Drugs]

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 3827, Fact
    [On Drugs]



    Untitled. (Photo by Crisele Blaise)...

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    Nepal Hindu Festival

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 4075, 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 3074, 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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Earthquake Births New Island off Pakistan's Western Coast

  • 80
Author: alice from 14 November, views 3287, Fact
Earthquake Births New Island off Pakistan's Western Coast



This handout picture taken by Pleiades satellite and released on September 27, 2013 shows a small island of mud and rock created by the huge earthquake that hit southwest Pakistan has fascinated locals but experts – who found methane gas rising from it – say it is unlikely to last long. The 7.7-magnitude quake struck on September 25 in Baluchistan's remote Awaran district, killing at least 271 people and affecting hundreds of thousands. The island is about 60 to 70 feet (18 to 21 metres) high, up to 300 feet wide and up to 120 feet long and sits about 650 feet from the coast....

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Philippines Mermaid Swimming Academy

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Author: alice from 14 November, views 3763, Fact
Philippines Mermaid Swimming Academy



Filipino mermaid swimming teacher Genevieve Reyes (C) has her tail adjusted by students during a lesson by the Philippines Mermaid Swimming Academy in a private swimming pool in Makati, Manila, Philippines, 15 June 2013. The Philippine Mermaid Swimming Academy (PMSA) was created in 2012 in Boracay by Normeth Preglo of The Philippines and US swimming instructor Djuna Rocha. The swimming lessons were brought to Manila in April 2013. The price for a two-hour class is 37 US dollars. (Photo by Dennis M. Sabangan/EPA)...

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World Muslimah Beauty Pageant

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Author: peter from 14 November, views 2928, Fact
World Muslimah Beauty Pageant



Contestant of the Muslimah World 2013, Obabiyi Aishah Ajibola (C) of Nigeria, is reflected in a mirror checking her make-up while contestants wait for a grand final during the Muslimah World competition in Jakarta on September 18, 2013. (Photo by Adek Berry/AFP Photo)...

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PalmCon 2013

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Author: peter from 14 November, views 3400, Fact
PalmCon 2013



[About 2,000 people came to the Palm Beach County Convention Center for the annual gathering of [geek culture] afficionados known as PalmCon, which was host to a broad assortment of enthusiasts who came to show off costumes they’d worked months to create, sell comic books they’d collected over decades, or to share their passion for their chosen hobby]. – The Palm Beach Post. Photo: Jason Poulin, 37, Greenacres, dressed as Jason Vorhees from Friday the 13th. (Photo by Thomas Cordy/The Palm Beach Post)...

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Northern Sea Route - First container ship!

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Author: jone from 14 November, views 2717, Fact
Northern Sea Route - First container ship!


An important historic event: For the first time a container ship sailed the Northern Sea Route through the Russian Arctic, traveling from China to Amsterdam. The journey, which began on August 15 and was completed on September 10, is only now possible due to high levels of Arctic sea ice melt that have occurred in the past several years.
motherboard.vice.com...

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Urban Explorer Bradley Garrett

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Author: peter from 14 November, views 3343, Fact
Urban Explorer Bradley Garrett



These photographs are the work of urban explorer Dr Bradley Garrett who made headlines back in 2012 when he posted a series of snaps from the top of The Shard skyscraper while it was still under construction. Garrett, now a researcher at the University of Oxford, took these shots during his time with the London Consolidation Crew (LCC), a loose collection of urban explorers based in the English capital. Photo: Bradley Garrett stands on the edge of the Ritz-Carlton Chicago as lightning strikes in the distance in Chicago, US. (Photo by Bradley L. Garrett/Barcroft Media)...

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Streets at Night: Manchester

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Author: alice from 14 November, views 4382, Fact
Streets at Night: Manchester



[Another Day in Paradise]. (Photo and caption by Joel Goodman)...

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[On Drugs]

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Author: peter from 14 November, views 3827, Fact
[On Drugs]



Untitled. (Photo by Crisele Blaise)...

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Nepal Hindu Festival

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Author: peter from 14 November, views 4075, 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 3074, 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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