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Google Map Reveals the Skeletal Remains of an Extinct Giant Snake that Turned Out to be a Piece of Art

According to britannica.com, Titanoboa is an extinct snake that lived 66 million to 56 million years ago. It measured a mind-numbing 42.7 feet (13 meters)! This reptile would have remained a mere piece of information in the said knowledge portal but for the fact that people were able to actually view its skeletal remains on …

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Japanese Shrine of Love and Fortune – Hikawa Shrine in Kawagoe, Japan

There are around 80,000 shrines in Japan and the majority of them are Shinto shrines. A Shinto shrine is one that houses the spirits and is used for the safekeeping of sacred objects. This shrine can be easily identified by its uniquely designed gate called the torii gate. One of the most famous Shinto shrines …

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Antipodes Map Helps Locate the Place where You will Emerge, if You Tunnel Straight Through the Earth

If you somehow manage to tunnel straight through the ground from your location, you will certainly emerge on the other side of the globe. But where? Here no guesses will work, but an Antipodes Map will. This map has been specially created to locate the other side of the world from any place on Earth. …

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Portugal Builds the World’s Longest Pedestrian Suspension Bridge

It took three years for Portugal to build its longest pedestrian suspension bridge located near Arouca in northern Portugal. It was thrown open on April 29, 2021. Suspended 576 feet (175.5 meters) above the fast-flowing River Paiva, the bridge stretches 1,693 feet (516 meters) in length, providing a scenic view of the river, the rock-strewn …

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The Fascinating Thermal Pools of Pamukkale, Turkey

If you are bored with the same old tourist destinations of snowclad mountains, gurgling streams, mesmerizing waterfalls, lush green forests, and all, it is time to visit something that literally seems out of this world. Welcome to the fascinating thermal pools at Pamukkale. Wondering exactly where is Pamukkale thermal pools are located? They are in …

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The Reptile Zoo Houses Exotic Reptiles, Amphibians and Arachnids

“Build it and they’ll come” was the idea behind The Reptile Zoo that ex-fisherman Jay Brewer and his wife Becky implemented most successfully. To date, this zoo has experienced a footfall of nearly 20,000 visitors. It all started, when the couple decided to open a pet store called Pet Country in Fountain Valley in California, …

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Miniature Wunderland – A Must-See In Hamburg, Germany

If you visit Germany and not see Miniature Wunderland in Hamburg, your trip is certainly not complete. This is because this popular tourist attraction showcases the largest model railway system in the world and has the honor of being voted the most popular tourist attraction in Germany. Not only this, but it also has a …

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‘Birdman’ Takes Tourists On Microlight Flight To Give A Thrill Of Flying With The Geese

What can you say of a man, who was a meteorologist by trade but became a microlight aircraft pilot, just to help out lesser white-fronted geese in migrating from Germany to Sweden? A bird lover in the truest sense. Meet Christian Moullec, who is father to these birds, struggling with their migration. The inspiration for …

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Jewel Changi Airport – The Nature Themed International Airport

If you are an international traveler and have not visited Singapore, it is time you added it to your itinerary. And this is not only to see the famous tourist attractions of this magnificent city but also to experience its one-of-its-kind Jewel Changi Airport terminal. This is an architectural marvel, which is an amalgamation of …

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