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Normally you’d find rainbows in the sky, but the Caño Cristales, also known as the “River of Five Colours”, beams brighter than any rainbow in the sky. Located in Colombia’s Serranía de la Macarena National Natural Park, this stunning river owes its multi-coloured beauty to the Macarenia Clavigera, a plant that lives in the riverbed. It’s best […]

You might think Coca Cola is something you can find anywhere in the world but these two countries have been in long-term US trade embargoes — North Korea since 1950 and Cuba since 1962. However, North Korea has made its own dark coloured soda. They call it Ryongjin Cola or ‘Cocoa Sparkling’. It has the similar red packaging and cursive font, but […]

Now, imagine having a sport that’s all about Ironing, EXTREME IRONING. Extreme Ironing (also called El) is an extreme sport whereby people take ironing boards to remote locations and iron items of clothing. According to the Extreme Ironing Bureau, extreme ironing is “the latest danger sport that combines the thrills of an extreme outdoor activity with […]

Most of us are familiar with the type of goldfish commonly kept as household pets. On average, goldfish kept in an aquarium are one to two inches long. If the goldfish is kept in a pond, it can grow to as long as 10 inches and weigh up to nine pounds In the wild, a […]

Some countries are hundreds of years old, while others can trace their nation’s history back for thousands of years. But South Sudan in North Africa just gained its independence from Sudan in 2011, which currently makes it the youngest country in the world.

If you’re an avid rainbow gazer and want to get your fill of the beautiful phenomenon, look no further than the state of Hawaii. A study published by the American Meteorological Society in 2021 noted that the area’s “mountains produce sharp gradients in clouds and rainfall, which are key to abundant rainbow sightings.” Air pollution, pollen, and […]

Rainbow Mountain, also called Montaña de Siete Colores (Mountain of Seven Colors), is located in the Andes in the Cusco region of Peru. But what makes the Rainbow Mountain turn so many different colors? Well, first, always be wary of which photos you see on the internet. Super bright, technicolor photos are often enhanced by […]

Jason Arday has fulfilled a goal that once seemed unattainable: he is now a professor at the esteemed Cambridge University in England. The 37-year-old professor of sociology of education, who was diagnosed with global development delay and autistic spectrum disorder as a child, didn’t learn to read or write until he was 18 and didn’t […]

Picking up rubbish is a SPORT now! This is not a joke apparently in Japan picking litter has been made competitive. SpoGomi, a combination of ‘sport’ and ‘gomi’ (Japanese for rubbish) is a popular competition in which teams of 3-5 people try to pick up the most trash of the highest quality in a set […]

A strange phone attachment called Remote Kiss claims to let users experience the closeness of kissing even when they are hundreds of kilometres apart. It recently made its debut on the Chinese market. Remote Kiss uses pressure sensors, actuators, and soft silicone to replicate the user’s kisses anywhere in the world, provided the recipient also […]

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