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Unique Italain street performer drummer turns heads

Dario Rossi is a drummer who performs on the streets of Piazza Del Popolo, in Rome, Italy. But Rossi is no ordinary musician, because he doesn’t use drums. He displays his finely honed motor skills and exceptional hand-eye coordination using drumsticks and surprising items. Read More »

Kids around the world and their toys

Gabriele Galimberti is an Italian photographer who undertook a mission to document the toys of children from around the world. Galimberti visited over 50 countries for this project in an attempt to document the differences in childhood between countries, represented by the children’s toys. Below are some of the photos from the series, titled “Toy Stories”. The range of toys ... Read More »

Pele in better clinical condition

Brazil football legend Pele’s health condition is improving, but the soccer great is still receiving treatment for a urinary infection, says a Brazilian hospital.   The 74-year-old “is in better clinical condition,” said the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo. The hospital added that he was “lucid” and breathing on his own but still receiving hemodialysis, which involves filtering a ... Read More »

E-cigarettes contain higher level of carcinogens

Scientists have warned against the use of e-cigarettes, saying they contain up to 10 times the level of cancer-causing agents as their tobacco counterparts. Carcinogens including formaldehyde and acetaldehyde were discovered in the vapor produced by several types of electronic cigarette liquid, researchers at Japan’s National Institute of Public Health said in a report released to the Japanese Health Ministry ... Read More »

Iran’s Oil Export to Asia Fell Below 1 Million bpd

Iran’s oil exports to Asia fell below 1 million barrels per day in October to the lowest level in a year. Iran exported 877,888 bpd to China, India, Japan and South Korea, its biggest buyers, Reuters reported today. Iran exported an average of 1.1 million bpd to Asia in January-September this year. Seasonal demand fluctuations could have been the cause ... Read More »

Bahram Beizai Appearance in Stanford University

Prominent Iranian playwright and director Bahram Beizai will stage reading performances of his latest play “Ardaviraf’s Report” at Stanford University on January 24 and 25. The play is Beizaii’s theatrical rendition of an ancient Zoroastrian text that chronicles the journey of pious Ardaviraf to the other world where he travels through paradise, purgatory and the inferno. Ardaviraf meets many of ... Read More »

Leader of the Quds Force on Cover of Newsweek

Newsweek writes… To help Iraq fight ISIS Iran sent their military mastermind, Qasem Soleimani, leader of the Quds Force, whom many military leaders regard as an excellent, and highly strategic commander. While usually secretive, ­Soleimani allowed himself to be photographed last September on the battlefields of Amerli, clearly sending a message to the West that ­Tehran was very present. [Read ... Read More »

Muslim substitute teacher charged with assaulting student

North Jersey website reported today that a substitute teacher at Manchester Regional High School was arrested and charged with assaulting a 16-year-old male student, authorities said. Linda Hardan, 21, was arrested Friday for an incident that allegedly occurred in Wayne on Thursday, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes said in a news release. Hardan apparently transported the juvenile – not ... Read More »

Man breaks record for world’s tightest parallel park

Chinese wheelman Han Yue has done the seemingly impossible by breaking the tightest car parallel parking record. Han managed to neatly slide his way into a gap measuring just 8 cm (3.15 inch) longer than the MINI 3 Door Hatch he was driving for the attempt which took place on Friday as part of the “China Drift Championship” held at ... Read More »

Little Dog Chase Away Home Robber

A would-be burglar in South Africa was sent packing last week by a guard dog that could only be described as adorably vicious. The tiny terror was so fearsome that the robber climbed two fences about as fast as he could in this video! Read More »