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Newborn chic of a king penguin.

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In 1995, an unemployed army veteran stole a military tank from US army and took it to a highway in San Diego, California. Angry at his life, the man destroyed a number of cars and fire hydrants before he was shot by the police.

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Israeli scientists have grown a functional heart muscle from skin cells. This has a huge significance for medical science and most of us, humans. Potentially, many of us will use partially lab-grown hearts when we get older to prolong our lives.

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You may already guess why we think that Europe is the best place to learn languages. This continent is the size of the United States but consists of various different countries where many different languages are spoken (Spanish, English, French, Italian, Portuguese, German, Swedish, Dutch, etc.). In fact, people who live in Europe are most times multilingual, and this doesn’t mean that they speak two languages. For a European person, it is common to speak three, four or even five languages. The geographical proximity of such different nations gives rise to a more natural cultural interchange. Europeans can choose to be in a different country in no time and on a very low budget (the flight from Paris to Manchester is only 45 minute long and costs about one hundred dollars). If you want to travel from one continent to the other one, a flight could take only 3 hours, (for instance if you travel from Manchester to Moscow, quite a good option for students who take Russian courses in Manchester). This means that if you live in Europe and you study languages, you could travel abroad to practice it in its own environment.
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This photograph of the Rhine river by Andreas Gursky was sold for $4.3m at Christie’s auction in New York Christie’s in November 2011.

What is the world's most expensive photo

Reasonable price?

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I wrote earlier about the world’s most dangerous road which claims 300 lives per year and people still use it. Well, here is a fresh video which shows how a bus fails to make its way through a narrow pass and falls off the road. I don’t know if the driver has survived, but I am amazed at how people risk their lives for nothing.

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They look happy.

Facebook founder Zuckerberg gets married a day after his company went public

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This is not exactly how I do my morning exercises.

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