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How Elephant Poop Turns into Like Paper in Sri Lanka

Grown-up elephants can eat more than 300 pounds of food—mostly grass, twigs, foliage, and tree bark—in a single day. In the same period, they may defecate 16 to 18 times, producing over 200 pounds of dung. In Randeniya, a small village in the lower wetlands of Sri Lanka, elephant poop is a renewable resource. The…

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U.S. Route 1 Mile 0 Signal in Key West, Florida

Located on an otherwise unassuming street corner, this Mile 0 marker garners perhaps just as much love from tourists, bikers, travelers, and highway enthusiasts as its Route 66 counterpart. U.S. Route 1 stretches from Key West, Florida, more than 2,000 miles to Fort Kent, Maine, not far from the United States-Canada border. The highway connects several…

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Vouleftikon (Folks’s Meeting) in Nafplio, Greece

When the Ottoman Empire invaded the Kingdom of Morea in the Seventh Ottoman-Venetian War, many Venetians were forced to flee the area quickly. Legend has it that when two Venetian brothers went to Nafplio in 1730 to retrieve gold their father left behind, a sinister Agha murdered them and stole the gold. The Agha later…

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25 World’s Most Unpleasant Cities – The set up No longer to be a Tourist

Visiting countries and cultures that are completely different from your own is rewarding. Travel to foreign shores gives you a broader insight and understanding of humanity. You reflect on who you are. It can be life-changing. The world is always changing too.  What may have been a safe place to experience only a few years…

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18 Inconceivable Luxurious Ocean Liners

Do you dream about cruising the high seas or island hopping in tropical and exotic locations? If you do, there is no need to rough it, it can be done in style! There are a few companies around the world with gigantic cruise ships. If you’ve ever seen one in port, you’ll have an idea…