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The thin house

The thin house
  • Juliette Amadis
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  • Friday 11 April 2014
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It may look like the picture is distorted but it’s not. Take a closer look and discover the remarkable Thin House in London!

Weird Street Names in the UK

Weird Street Names in the UK
  • Juliette Amadis
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  • Tuesday 8 April 2014
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With such a long and rich history, some of the street names in England are interesting and worth a look at. Discover our shortlist of the funniest street names and their history.

A snow of spider webs in Australia

A snow of spider webs in Australia
  • Juliette Amadis
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  • Monday 7 April 2014
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If you’re afraid of spiders, your worst nightmare has probably become a reality in this town of Australia.

Leaf sculptures

Leaf sculptures
  • Juliette Amadis
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  • Thursday 3 April 2014
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You will be amazed by these inspiring and stunning works of art sculpted out of fallen leaves!

Gum Alley, a sticky attraction

  • Juliette Amadis
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  • Thursday 27 March 2014
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Ever wondered what is one of the most germ infected and disgusting tourist spots in the world? We have found it for you: the Bubble Gum Alley in California!

The crooked forest

  • Juliette Amadis
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  • Monday 17 March 2014
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Discover the Crooked Forest in Poland, an eerie and fairy-like place like no other in the world!

Nacreous Clouds

  • Juliette Amadis
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  • Friday 28 February 2014
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Nacreous clouds are extremely rare but wonderful when they occur. Discover the breathtaking beauty of these strange clouds!

Snowflake Photographs

  • Juliette Amadis
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  • Tuesday 14 January 2014
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Enjoy the beauty of Snowflakes with the following macro photographs of the tiny ice crystals.

Video of a spinning ice circle

  • Juliette Amadis
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  • Sunday 1 December 2013
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George Loegering, a retired engineer, couldn’t believe his eyes when he discovered a giant frozen circle on Saturday.

The Moon’s Evolution

  • Juliette Amadis
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  • Tuesday 29 October 2013
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Let’s take a moment to go back in time, more precisely to 4.5 billion years ago to try and understand the evolutions of our natural satellite: the Moon.

The 10 Highest Mountain Peaks In The World

  • Esme Perry
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  • Monday 28 October 2013
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Let’s take a look at the highest mountain peaks in the world, with altitudes above 8000 metres. In total, there are fourteen, almost all of which are located in the Himalayas.

10 amazing trees

  • Juliette Amadis
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  • Monday 9 September 2013
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Mother Earth is beautiful and will always amaze us with its eternal Nature. Trees are part of the oldest and most beautiful living organisms on our planet, travelling through history and time. Today, discover the 10 most unusual trees in the world!

Top 10 volcano eruptions

  • Juliette Amadis
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  • Tuesday 3 September 2013
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When we think about volcano eruptions we usually think about the Eyjafjallajokul volcano (Iceland), Etna or Kilauea. Both amazing and dangerous, volcano eruptions always create admiration and fear.

Take a Dive into some of the strangest lakes in the world!

  • Juliette Amadis
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  • Wednesday 14 August 2013
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Discover with us some of the strangest but spectacular and unsual lakes in the world. Be ready to take a dive you’ll never forget!

Algae Invasion

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Thursday 11 July 2013
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Some of China’s beaches have a green visitor. More than 20,000 tons of green algae have washed ashore along the Shandong province’s beaches.

Glamping - A New Style of Camping

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Thursday 11 July 2013
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Glamping is a recent craze that has gone global. But what is this latest phenomenon?

The Strangest Holiday Destinations

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Wednesday 3 July 2013
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We’ve all planned holidays on the coast, in a city, or another popular destination at one time or another, but what about something a little more unique? Have you thought about chasing a violent storm? Or visiting a pile of rubbish? Or even the...

The Most Unusual Events in the UK

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Tuesday 25 June 2013
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Cheese rolling. Welly wanging. Air guitar playing. Bog snorkelling. Toe wrestling. Pancake racing. Birdman flying. Pooh Sticks racing. Gurning. Lawn mowing. What in the world do these things have in common?

Unusual Races Around the World

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Tuesday 25 June 2013
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Lace up your trainers! It’s time to check out some of the most unusual races that take place around the world. Ready. Set. Go!