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Celebs and Their Own Luxurious Private Islands

10. Eddie Murphy  The actor reportedly purchased the luxurious island at a cool $15 million (Private Islands Magazine). Murphy’s new island is 15 acres and is nearby Nassau. Although it is unclear whether Murphy plans to turn the island into a resort, the island is reportedly the perfect place for a profitable business. Read More »

The Strange water tower in the world

A water tower is an elevated structure supporting a water tank constructed at a height sufficient to pressurize a water supply system for the distribution of potable water, and to provide emergency storage for fire protection. In some places, the term standpipe is used interchangeably to refer to a water tower, especially one with tall and narrow proportions.Water towers often ... Read More »

Artist Combines Plants And Animals To Create Magical Sculptures

Ellen Jewett, a sculptor in Canada, creates intricately detailed and handmade clay sculptures of animals that look like they’ve sprung to life and popped right out of our wildest dreams.Ellen says her inspiration comes “from animal physiology and a love of the fantastic, grotesque and absurd. Each sculpture is handmade and painted with no more tools than fingers and a ... Read More »

The biggest Buddha in the world

The Leshan Giant Buddha is a 71-metre (233 ft) tall stone statue, built during the Tang Dynasty. It is carved out of a cliff face that lies at the confluence of the Minjiang, Dadu and Qingyi rivers in the southern part of Sichuan province in China, near the city of Leshan. The stone sculpture faces Mount Emei, with the rivers ... Read More »

Annual salaries of 12 world leaders

Here is how much 12 leading President and Prime Ministers get as their annual salaries. Not monthly o, annual! President Obama leads the pack with $400,000. South African President Jacob Zuma is the only African President in the list with an annual salary of $223, 500. Read More »

The Colorful Cemeteries of Guatemala

In Guatemala culture, afterlife is highly celebrated, and this cultural aspect is readily visible in their cemeteries. Scattered throughout the countryside of Guatemala are cemeteries that feature tombstones painted as colorfully as possible. Friends and family members paint them using the favorite color of the departed as a way of honoring and remembering the dead. Some of these cemeteries, especially ... Read More »

Bubblegum Alley in california

Bubblegum Alley is a tourist attraction in downtown San Luis Obispo, California, known for its accumulation of used bubble gum on the walls of an alley. It is a 15-foot (4.6 m) high and 70-foot (21 m) long alley lined with chewed gum left by passers-by. It covers a stretch of 20 meters in the 700 block of Higuera Street ... Read More »

The Most Dangerous Hikes

If you are an adventure-seeking hiker who has no problem with acrophobia and you are sure-footed, then challenging the world’s most dangerous hiking trails might be appealing, even upon learning one trail is referred to as the Hike of Death. They are steep, scary, spine tingling, and treacherous, but very much captivating. Mind you, there may be several others that ... Read More »

A father and son team have created replicas of the Transformers

Peasant farmer Yu Zhilin and his son Yu Lingyun use pieces of scrap metal they have collected from disused cars in Hengyang in China to construct huge robots, similar to the characters of Optimus Prime and Bumblebee who appeared in the multi-million pound films. They have just sold an army of the metal robots for almost one million RMB (£110,0000) ... Read More »

molla sadra’s home

Molla sadra or Sadr-ol-Mote’allehin (1571 – 1640), was a prominent philosopher, theologian and ‘Ālim who led the homelands cultural renaissance in the 17th century. According to Oliver Leaman, Mulla Sadra is arguably the single most important and influential philosopher in the Muslim world in the last four hundred years.Though not its founder, he is considered the master of the Illuminationist ... Read More »