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Amazing Modern Architectur

Capital Gate – Abu Dhabi, UAE This leaning tour in the UAE puts the Tower of Pisa to shame. Capital Gate, a skyscraper in Abu Dhabi adjacent to the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, is designed with a striking lean. At 160 m (520 ft) tall with 35 stories, it is one of the tallest buildings in the city and ... Read More »

Kitchen Design Ideas: Get Inspired

Designing and creating your dream kitchen can be a tricky endeavor, but with some solid inspiration and knowledgeable guidance, it’s a snap. Read More »

List of religious populations

There are twelve classical world religions—those religions most often included in history of world religion surveys and studied in world religions classes: Baha’i, Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, Jainism, Judaism, Shinto, Sikhism, Taoism, and Zoroastrianism. Here are overviews of ten of these classical religions. 10. Zoroastrianism – 2.7 million followers Zoroastrianism is an ancient  religion of Greater Iran. Much like ... Read More »

Never before seen pictorial of Pars News Agency

In 1934, Pars Agency was established by the Foreign Ministry of Iran as the country’s official national news outlet. For the next six years it operated under the Iranian Foreign Ministry working to disseminate national and international news. Pars Agency published a bulletin twice daily in French and Persian, which it circulated among government officials, international news agencies in Tehran ... Read More »

Fast food Franchises with a twist

Baskin-Robbins has popped up in Tehran, complete with 31 flavors and its signature pink spoon. According to its owners, the ice cream is in fact gelato ice cream. Read More »

Ronaldo gifts his agent an Island in Greece

The multi-millionaire Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has given his agent Jorge Mendes a Greek island as a wedding present, media reports say. The island has not been named but the price tag could run into the millions, reports say. BBC reported that  Spain’s Mundo Deportivo website says Ronaldo knows the Greek islands well from holidays. Given that Mendes, the ... Read More »

Researchers Knock Drones Out Of The Air With Sound

Sputnik reported today that In their report, titled “Rocking Drones With Intentional Sound Noise on Gyroscopic Sensors”, researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) describe how they have managed to synthesize the sounds of certain resonant frequencies, which caused the drone’s gyroscope to malfunction. The paper, entitled “Rocking Drones with Intentional Sound Noise on Gyroscopic Sensors” ... Read More »

The small town with no roads

What would it be like to live in a village that you can only get around by water or on foot? That is the reality for the residents of Giethoorn in the Netherlands. While roads have been built on the outskirts, the old part of the village is only accessible by water. The lack of roads means that day-to-day tasks ... Read More »

Women and Their makeup

Photographs and text by Mona Hoobehfekr [link to photographers instagram page]. Wearing a hijab became compulsory in Iran during the first few months after the Islamic Revolution in 1979. Since then, women, and especially girls, gradually started to care about their appearance more considering their new look. [Read More] Reyhaneh Ghahremani, 21, industrial engineer. She started wearing makeup at the ... Read More »

Rows of supercars displayed into London

Arab playboys fly their supercars into London on chartered cargo jets (for the trifling sum of $30,000 per vehicle). Recently DailyMail reported that the car owners, many of them from Qatar, Saudi Arabia, UAE and Kuwait, will happily pay a small fortune – in excess of £20,000 for a return journey – for their metal marvels to be flown around ... Read More »