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Man faked coma for 2 years to avoid court

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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 »

Artists slide by the law by going underground

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A photo pictorial by WaPo shows how Tehran is the seat where most of Iran’s artistic community resides and hopes to one day thrive, despite the tremendous censorship restrictions regarding who can perform and under which circumstances. Navigating these restrictions has become an art form itself [Read Full Story] 6 “AV” performs its play “Melpomene” in some old underground thermal ... Read More »

Fly the $20K Singapore Airlines Suites Class

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A note the $20K price tag is for the NY to Singapore flight, others may vary by a buck or two! Singapore Airlines Suites are exclusively on board the A380 aircraft, provide the distinguished few with their very own haven of tranquility. You can luxuriate in your very own private space in a largest ever armchair hand-stitched by master Italian ... Read More »

Genetic determine height differences

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PressTV – Variety of DNA regions in people’s genomes may be responsible for the extra growth, the largest ever study has suggested. Researchers have found that many thousands of genes and other regions of DNA could play role in height differences. Scientists from 300 institutions examined the DNA of more than 250,000 people across Europe, according to the findings report ... Read More »

Places that are beautiful at night

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Who knew dark could be so stunning? The older we get the more we seem to want to get out at night. Well see what things you can miss. Plan your next vacation travel adventure to visit these locations, they have a lot to offer aftere the sun goes down. Below you can see our picks. [See full list here] ... Read More »

Rich kids of Tehran

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At first glance, browsing through Instagram photos, you’d not think much of it: selfies, house parties, luxury European cars, attractive guys and girls dressed to the nines. With a closer look, you might notice the occasional headscarf and the script on the license plates of cars. At that point you would probably assume you’re looking at a collection of photos belonging ... Read More »

Iranian Festival of Forgotten Foods

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On the occasion of the International Day for the Elderly, the Hope Academy put on the festival of Forgotten Foods of Iran.  Persian seniors, cooked and brought the cuisine to the festival venue. Below you can see the photo pictorial of the event from Tasnim News Agency. Read More »

Curry powder boosts brain’s self-healing

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German scientists have suggested that a compound in the yellow curry spice turmeric could cause a proliferation of nerve cells in brain. Researchers from the Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine in Julich, Germany, identified the effectiveness of the aromatic-turmerone on the neural stem cells (NSCs). NSCs have the ability to transform into any type of brain cell and researchers believe ... Read More »

Single women will constitute majority of senior Iranians

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Iran will face the rising number of aged women in the future, Minister of Labor and Social Affairs Ali Rabiee announced here on Sunday. Rabiee also said the number of illiterate aged women is more than men and they live mainly in less developed provinces.  The minister added lifestyle is changing in Iran and problems of elderly people should be ... Read More »

Photos: Norouz Sayyad Festival Qeshm Island

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Qeshm Island is located a few kilometers off the southern coast of Iran, opposite the port cities of Bandar Abbas. Following photos are from the annual Norouz Sayyad Festival held in the village. Norouz in Persian means new day, and typically refers to the Persian New Year festival. Sayyad means fisherman.     Read More »