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    19 Climbers Suspended Themselves in Hammocks Over a 600-Foot Canyon

    19 Climbers Suspended Themselves in Hammocks Over a 262-Foot Canyon As part of the Drill and Chill Climbing and Highlining Festival, some 19 climbers extended a cord all across the 262-foot gap and 600-foot drop at the Tijesno Canyon in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Provided with 17 hammocks by the organizers from Ticket to the Moon, these brave individuals […]

  • A worker inspects bottles of water at the Nestlé Waters Canada plant near Guelph, Ont., on Jan. 16, 2015.
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    Nestle Outbid a District of Ontario For its Water Supply

    A small but growing district in Ontario, Canada wanted to secure a water supply for its community. Unfortunately, however, Nestlé outbid it because it wanted a backup plan for its other water well in the area. As the world’s largest producer of bottled water, Nestlé is known for its long history of abusing water sources. Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, […]

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  • The App That Lets You Text Without Wi-Fi or Mobile Data Is Here!

    The App That Lets You Text Without Wi-Fi or Mobile Data Is Here!

    The App That Lets You Text Without Wi-Fi or Mobile Data Is Here! FireChat, the app that lets you text without wi-fi or mobile data is here and it’s here to stay! This is what most of us have been waiting for since high school, especially during those moments when you simply could not live […]

  • This is truly a remarkable story about a historical character in Japan.

    The Story of Yasuke, The First and Only Black Samurai in Japanese History

    The Story of Yasuke, The First and Only Black Samurai in Japanese History The story of Yasuke (彌介), the first and only black samurai in Japan‘s history is something worth reading because it just proves to show you that anything is possible, even in the harshest historical periods, when some people managed to do amazing […]

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    Norway Has 68 Wolves Living in the Wild, and It Plans to Kill 47

    Norway Has 68 Wolves Living in the Wild, and It Plans to Kill 47 Probably thinking that it’s already doing too much for the environment, with the exception of oil exploitation in the North Sea and hunting endangered whales, Norway has also decided to kill off two-thirds of its “whoppingly large” wolf population. And while many […]

  • Swedes may also be able to claim back from income tax half of the labour cost on repairs. Photograph: Phil Banko/Getty Images

    Sweden Gives Tax Breaks For All Kinds of Repairs

    Sweden Gives Tax Breaks For All Kinds of Repairs We currently live in a highly consumerist society, where we gather large amounts of stuff, some of which we don’t really need in the first place. And only to quickly get bored with them, that’s if they don’t break apart before that. So what do we normally do […]

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    Many Japanese are Virgins and This Is a Big Problem

    Many Japanese are Virgins and This Is a Big Problem Japan’s biggest problem today is it’s aging population. To date, only a handful countries around the world are becoming smaller in terms of their population. The biggest today is Syria, due to the international conflict and interests taking place there. Other than that, there are a few isolated […]

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