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Hungary to run luxury trains to Tehran

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Railway enthusiasts with a taste for nostalgia will soon be able to indulge their Orient Express fantasies after Hungarian Railways said it was launching a luxury Budapest-Tehran train service.With ticket prices of between 10,000 and 23,000 euros per person, guests will receive ‘five-star’ treatment including complimentary alcohol right up to the Iranian frontier, after which only ‘soft drinks and non-alcoholic ... Read More »

A home that moves in Tehran

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A creative young design group came up with this concept home. They tried to work with symmetrical shapes. At the push of a button elements in the room can be rotated, creating a different look for the home, as well as maximizing space and light. Sharifi-Ha house in Tehran is designed by Iranian architect group: Nextoffice, the house features three ... Read More »

Rome and London fight over which is safer!

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The mayor of Rome has launched a furious attack on the UK Government after it blacklisted the city because of the risk of pickpocketing and petty crime. The latest row will not surprise some of the millions of tourists who in recent years have swarmed around the Trevi fountain, packed into the Colosseum or gazed at the Sistine Chapel. In ... Read More »

This is what a $2 million pool looks like

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Animal Planet reports on “The Mountain”, a $2 million pool in Springville, Utah, features five waterfalls, a lazy river around the perimeter, and even a full kitchen hidden behind its walls. Oh yeah, it’s also deep enough for scuba diving if the owner ever feels like it. Watch the video above for a tour. Read More »

Couple Dies While Trying To Take Selfie

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A couple plunged to their deaths this past Saturday while attempting to take a selfie on a cliff in Portugal. HoffPo reports, touring the ocean views around Cabo de Roca, a married couple, accompanied by their two young children, posed for a photo along the cliffside in a dangerous spot past a protective barrier. According to local news reports, witnesses ... Read More »

Music education helps kids improve reading

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A new research has demonstrated that learning to play a musical instrument or singing can lead to improved reading and foreign language skills. US researchers suggested that neural connections made during musical training can promote the brain for other aspects of human communication. Hundreds of children at high schools in Chicago and Los Angeles were involved in the study. After ... Read More »

Vitamin D deficiency increases dementia risk

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New study has unveiled that older people with low vitamin D are threatened with higher risk of developing dementia.  An international team of researchers, led by Dr David Llewellyn at the University of Exeter Medical School in UK, has monitored people for six years. Observing nearly 1650 people aged over 65 unraveled the existence of association between level of vitamin ... Read More »

Over eating fruits and veggies shows no increased health benefits

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Eating more than five portions of fruit and vegetables a day does not grant the body further benefits, new research pinpointed. A team of international researchers analyzed 16 worldwide studies in the US, Asia and Europe involving more than 833,000 people, though some 56,000 died during the follow-up period. The recent study, centered on effects of fruit and vegetables on ... Read More »

Chili peppers cut risk of developing intestinal cancer

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Animal study has indicated that the active ingredient in chili peppers known as capsaicin plays significant role in reducing the risk of developing intestinal tumors. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine found that capsaicin produces chronic activation of a receptor on cells lining the intestines. The occurred phenomenon ultimately triggers a reaction at the tissue ... Read More »

Botox on the rise among Iranian men

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Al-Monitor, When Mohammad Khatami announced his candidacy for president the first time, rumors of the significance looks and clothing had to him, and the supposed time he spent in front of the mirror, were widely spread and harshly criticized by some of his opponents. These were points evidently proven right by Khatami’s obvious attention to personal style, while the rumors ... Read More »