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Some Worst Traffic Jams In History

Beijing, China: August 2010 Imagine being trapped in a 62-mile long traffic jam that lasted for an incredible 12 days. That just what happened to the poor folks attempting to traverse the Beijing-Tibet expressways in August of 2010, for which the trip took as long as three days. This all-time tie-up was simply the result of too many vehicles clogging ...

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Saudis shut down camel urine shop: owner was selling his own urine

  Health inspectors swooped on a vendor in Saudi port city of Al Qunfudhah Authorities confiscated more than 70 full bottles from the shopkeeper Seizure came amid claims he was selling human instead of camel urine   Saudi authorities have closed down a shop selling traditional camel urine drinks after discovering the owner had been filling the bottles with his ...

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World’s top celebrity-owned hotels

The Greenwich Hotel, New York Owned by Robert de Niro (actor) Visitors to the Big Apple who want an exclusive (and quite luxurious) stay check into to Robert De Niro’s Greenwich Hotel in Tribeca (where the famous actor helped launch the equally famous Tribeca Film Festival). Amenities include a bar by renowned chef Andrew Carmellini, as well as the acclaimed Locanda ...

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How to Laugh Online in Other Languages

You could say the obvious thing: “Megan, that is utterly, awesomely hilarious.” Most likely, though, you would say something else, something that better reflects a more natural response to my hilarity. Something like “LOL.” Or “:-)” Or “ha.”

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Top Upscales Luxury Expensive Restaurants in the World

Gordon Ramsay London London Cost: $300/person If you only know Gordon Ramsay for yelling at knucklehead wannabes on TV reality shows, prepare to be dazzled by his namesake flagship London restaurant. One of the restaurant’s most exclusive experiences is the Inspiration Table, where the chef creates the dishes right at the table in order to better help diners “understand the art and science of creating exquisite dishes and the ingredients used.”

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