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Abandoned Olympic Venues From Around The World

Abandoned Olympic Venues From Around The World An interesting article on abandoned Olympic venues we discovered on Bored Panda The Rio Olympics is the 28th Summer...

Abandoned Olympic Venues From Around The World An interesting article on abandoned Olympic venues we discovered on Bored Panda The Rio Olympics is the 28th Summer Olympic games. The first one took place in Greece in 1896 and since then the event has been held in 19 different countries. But do you ever stop and wonder...
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Italian police cook elderly couple pasta after neighbours hear crying

‘Sometimes the loneliness melts into tears. Sometimes it’s like a summer storm. It comes suddenly and overtakes one,’ say the Rome police in a statement...

‘Sometimes the loneliness melts into tears. Sometimes it’s like a summer storm. It comes suddenly and overtakes one,’ say the Rome police in a statement Four policemen cooked pasta for an elderly couple after theirloneliness and television news caused them such distress they were overheard crying. Eighty-four-year-old Jole and 94-year-old Michele told police that no one had visited them...
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Drone footage of migrants stuck near Macedonian borde

Hope springs eternal. It is what keeps young men like Muzahmen al-Turki trekking to these muddy parts. It is what keeps young women like Aysla,...

Hope springs eternal. It is what keeps young men like Muzahmen al-Turki trekking to these muddy parts. It is what keeps young women like Aysla, with her children in tow, behind him. It is the force that propels them – like almost every refugee – past the shelters that come in the form of hastily...
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Meet Japanese Grumpy Cat, Who Is Even Grumpier Than The Original One

“From the dawn of time they came; moving silently down through the centuries, living many secret lives…” Meet Koyuki, the Scottish fold cat that is...

“From the dawn of time they came; moving silently down through the centuries, living many secret lives…” Meet Koyuki, the Scottish fold cat that is angrier than Grumpy Cat, and with whom Koyuki will no doubt battle one day for Internet supremacy. Cleverly named Koyuki, which means “light snow” in Japanese, this dangerous feline has...
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A true love story, Loving Husband Plants a Field of Scented Flowers for His Blind Wife

When Mr. and Mrs. Kuroki married in 1956, they took on a difficult, yet gratifying, life together. Every morning, the pair would rise early to...

When Mr. and Mrs. Kuroki married in 1956, they took on a difficult, yet gratifying, life together. Every morning, the pair would rise early to care for their 60-cow dairy farm and they raised two children along the way. They barely had time to rest, but hoped their hard work would one day pay off...
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2-Year-Old Left To Die in Nigeria

“Thousands of children are being accused of being witches and we’ve both seen torture of children, dead children and frightened children.” These are the words...

“Thousands of children are being accused of being witches and we’ve both seen torture of children, dead children and frightened children.” These are the words of Danish aid worker Anja Ringgren Loven, who rescued this abandoned, starving two-year-old Nigerian boy. Sick with worms and malnutrition, the boy, now named Hope, had been wandering the streets...
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Ai Weiwei Covers Berlin’s Konzerthaus With 14,000 Refugee Life Jackets

Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei is critical of the European response to the refugee crisis. On February 13th, he unveiled a striking installation at...

Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei is critical of the European response to the refugee crisis. On February 13th, he unveiled a striking installation at Berlin’s Konzerthaus, where he had wrapped the building’s columns in 14,000 discarded refugee life jackets that had been discarded on the Greek island of Lesbos. Staged in coordination with the...
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Mass Poisoning of Stray Dogs in Karachi, Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Animal rights activists have criticized leaders of Pakistan’s largest city for the mass poisoning of stray dogs, saying the policy inhumane and...

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Animal rights activists have criticized leaders of Pakistan’s largest city for the mass poisoning of stray dogs, saying the policy inhumane and ineffective. “There are just too many dogs. But you don’t just give the dogs poisoned food and kill them,” Ayesha Chundrigar, who works with Karachi-based non-profit Animal Rescue, told NBC...
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Syrian Refugees Recreate Destroyed Monuments to Always Remember Their Culturally Rich Architecture

With no signs of slowing down, the conflict in Syria continues to force millions of refugees out of their homes. As victims of the war,...

With no signs of slowing down, the conflict in Syria continues to force millions of refugees out of their homes. As victims of the war, they’re continually being torn from loved ones and made to watch their country slowly crumble from a distance. In the midst of this chaos, the destruction of a number of...
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Did Ancient Greeks really have laptops? (pics + vid)

The use of laptops in antiquity could explain a lot about the thriving Ancient Greek civilization Online conspiracy theorists have made the bizarre claim that...

The use of laptops in antiquity could explain a lot about the thriving Ancient Greek civilization Online conspiracy theorists have made the bizarre claim that an ancient Greek funerary relief depicts a modern-day laptop computer. Is this proof that time travelers from the twenty-first century visit the ancient Greeks and introduce them to the use...

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