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10 Most Expensive Private Jets in the World

The $65 million Gulfstream G650 may be the pinnacle of the private jet market, but it just doesn’t do the job for billionaires who prefer to fly with more than a dozen or so passengers. For that, the uber wealthy turn to Airbus and Boeing, who are more than happy to customize their jets — even the widebodies that can ... Read More »

French Company Introduces The Halal Test kit

Two French entrepreneurs have launched a portable device to test for the presence of pork in food for use by Muslims who abide by dietary laws. With France’s five million Muslims making up about 8% of the overall population, the test, similar in size to a pregnancy test, aims to help consumers detect traces of pork not just in food, ... Read More »

Mark Zuckerberg surprises audience by speaking Chinese

During a forum at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, Facebook’s chief executive Mark Zuckerberg surprises the audience by speaking Mandarin. His explanation for why he started learning the language is especially humorous and actually kind of sweet. Read More »

This is how a pro cyclist parks his bike

When you’re a professional cyclist like Slovakia’s Peter Sagan, the winner of multiple green jerseys in several different races, you don’t have time to dismount off your bike to park it. When you’re Peter Sagan, you park your bike like a boss. Read More »

The 10 Worst Airports In The World

Huffington post reports ths travel site Sleeping in Airports recently polled more than 18,000 passengers for its annual Worst Airports survey — and their compilation is lineup of unbearable crowds, dirty bathrooms and barren terminals. The four criteria to base your vote on include comfort, conveniences, cleanliness and customer service. Lesser-visited airports topped the list — in countries like Pakistan ... Read More »

Sculptures spotlight Palestinian displacement

Sculptures intended to show families fleeing Shejaiya neighborhood during summer conflict. Sabbah the sculptor, who is Palestinian and lives and works in Gaza, created them using mud and waste materials found in bombsites. The artist who was forced to leave his house in Sudanyya neighborhood of Gaza, said he decided to create his exhibition of Tahalok (Decaying) to show the ... Read More »

Peshmerga armor transporters headed for Kobane

Turkey: 200 Peshmerga being sent to KobanePresident Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he has details of first Iraqi Kurd force to be sent to defend Syrian town from ISIL. The Turkish president has said he is expecting 200 Kurdish Peshmerga fighters will head from Iraq to the besieged Syrian town of Kobane through Turkey after authorities agreed their passage. Recep Tayyip ... Read More »

Man faked coma for 2 years to avoid court

A con artist who pretended to be in a coma every time he wanted to get out of court apparently managed to keep the charade going for more than two years. Gawker reports thatthe Police in South Wales say 47-year-old Alan Knight—who had also been illegally living off benefits by pretending to be a quadriplegic—had spent about three years conning ... Read More »

The Russian Long Jumper Who’s Turning Heads

Flirting with both a modeling career and Track & Field greatness, Russian long jumping sensation Darya Klishina is quickly becoming a household name around the world. She holds the Russian junior record with 7.03 m and is now competing in the senior league. In her latest European championships in Zürich, Switzerland she finished 3rd. Klishina has already won several titles, ... Read More »

Mini Ice Sculptures A Memorial to WW1

To honor the civilians that died in brittain during World War 1, artist Néle Azevedo made a monument that only lasted for a few hours. She made 5000 small sculptures of ice and placed them on the steps of Birmingham’s Chamberlain Square. It didn’t last long but the people that came to see had a moment to reflect, think and ... Read More »