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Scariest attractions in the World

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Well, do you want some adrenaline? Do you wanna lose your breath? Feel goosebumps? And feel scared even sitting in your favorite chair? Excellent, because especially for you we have the coolest and the craziest rides from around the world. So, are you ready to feel scared and start screaming?

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Photos: Soccer Fields Around the World

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Swiss Alps; Michael Buholzer / Reuters

 

KV Svalbard’s crew, formed by Norwegian navy privates and scientists from the Norwegian Institute of Marine Research, play soccer as they are protected from polar bears by armed guards in the sea around Greenland; Marius Vagenes Villanger / Kystvakten / Sjoforsvaret / NTB Scanpix / Norsk Telegrambyra AS / Reuters

 

The football stadium of Henninsvaer FC is photographed on March 8, 2018, in Henningsvaer, in Norway’s Lofoten islands; Olivier Morin / AFP / Getty

 

A man does pushups while guarding a goal post as he and others play soccer on a street during an anti-government protest in Port-au-Prince, Haiti; Andres Martinez Casares / Reuters

 

Former FARC rebels play football in the unarmed zone known as Territorial Spaces for Training and Reincorporation Antonio Narino, where former guerrilla fighters receive training to facilitate their development, reconciliation, and reincorporation into civilian life, in Icononzo, Colombia; Raul Arboleda / AFP / Getty

 

A donkey stands on an empty soccer field near the village of Las Parcelas in Fuerteventura, Spain, on February 18, 2018; Alexandra Beier / Getty

 

Contestants compete in the 8th mud soccer championship in Woellnau, near Leipzig, Germany, on August 6, 2016. Legend has it that a Finnish officer sent his soldiers to the bog for conditioning runs. To increase the fun factor, one day he kicked a ball onto the marsh and mud football was born. The championships have been held since 1998, and in 2000, a world championship with international teams was created; Jens Schlueter / Getty

 

 

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An Incredible World Map That Plots the Literal Translation of Every Country Name In the World

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The Literal Translation of Country Names is a remarkably researched map created by Neomam for their client Credit Card Compare, which plots the etymological origins of every country name in the world. Drawing from sources such as The CIA Factbook and Oxford University Press, the map offers insight into the spirit behind each name.

Europe has a long history of exploration, and many of the country names reflect the lands and those who explored them. …Africa is known as the cradle of civilisation – the place where all human life stems from. Its country names reveal a history of indigenous cultures and colonisation. … Asia …rich diversity of culture and history is reflected in its country names. …North American country names tell a story of European colonisation. …South America has some of the most diverse ecosystems on the planet. It’s also home to the world’s largest river: the Amazon. …Oceania may be the smallest continent, but its diverse landscapes – from tropical rainforest to volcanoes to grasslands – have fascinated people for centuries.

We live in a time of air travel and global exploration. We’re free to roam the planet and discover new countries and cultures. But how much do you know about the people who lived and explored these destinations in times past?

Learning the etymology – the origin of words – of countries around the world offers us fascinating insight into the origins of some of our favorite travel destinations and the people who first lived there.

Europe

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Africa

Congo = Kingdom of Mountains

Niger = River of Rivers

Nigeria = Land pf the Niger River

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Cowspiray – The Sustainability Secret

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The Truth…

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24 de Janeiro de 2014 at 23:21

Must see: rare photos!

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Miss America 1924

 

Proving to the public that London’s double-decker buses are not a tipping hazard in 1933

An x-ray of Hitler’s skull

 

Vikki “The Back” Dougan, 1957. She was the inspiration for the cartoon femme fatale, Jessica Rabbit

 

For the 50th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge in 1985, 300,000 people crossed it on foot. The weight caused the bridge to sag by five feet

 

The blood-stained gloves that Lincoln was wearing when he was assassinated at Ford’s Theater

 

Helen Keller meets Charlie Chaplin.

 

The first aerial photograph of Lower Manhattan taken in 1924.

 

A Plexiglas “ghost” car in 1940

 

Amy Johnson was one of the first women to gain a pilot’s license and won fame when she flew solo from Britain to Australia in 1930. Later she flew solo to India and Japan and became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic East to West. Johnson volunteered to fly for The Women’s Auxiliary Air Force in World War II, but her plane was shot down over the River Thames and she was killed

 

Victorian sideshow performers

 

Jessie Tarbox, a photojournalist in the 1900’s

 

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