Compare how Dubai looked in 1991 vs. 2005. Both photos are taken from the same angle and location.
Dubai in 1991
Dubai in 2005
The government of North Korea officially approved 28 hairstyles for men and women.
Women can choose among 18 hairstyles. Of this list above, married women are allowed to wear more stylish haircuts than unmarried ones.
Men are less lucky then women – they can choose among 10 approved hairstyles. Besides, men’s hair can not be longer than 5 centimeters (older men – up to 7 cm) and must be cut every 15 days.
Wearing a hairstyle outside these guidelines is not permitted.
Photos by David Guttenfelder, AP Photo
A man in Zhengzhou bought 5 pounds of walnuts. Among them, he found some with cement filling.
It is also a fact that every day approximately 100 tons of meteor material falls on earth in small harmless pieces in different places around the globe. Large meteors tend to burn completely before they reach the altitude of 80 km.
View this interactive map of known meteros that have fallen on earth.
The largest outdoor pool in the world collects and filters water from the ocean. The water in this giant pool is warmer and “safer” than in the ocean (swimming is prohibited in the area). This makes the pool attractive for tourists. The pool is 1 kilometer long with a total area of 8 hectares (19.77 acres) with maximum depths reaching 35 meters.
The pool was build by a local entrepreneur to provide a safer swimming environment for the city’s visitors. It’s located in at the San Alfonso del Mar resort in Algarrobo, Chile.