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Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Wonders of The World

 


Angel Falls, Venezuela

At 3,212-foot-high (979m), these plunging waters in the east of Venezuela make up the highest uninterrupted waterfall in the world. The astonishing sight is one of many within the equally arresting Canaima National Park, a vast expanse of untamed jungle that's characterized by distinctive table-top mountains and crashing waterfalls. The remote location of Angel Falls, hidden in the heart of a lush jungle, only adds to its wonder.

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ME: HI MY NAME IS JEFF AND I’M AN ALCOHOLIC.

AAA: Sir, this is Triple A, not AA.

Me: I know, I’m trying to explain why my car is in the lake.





Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Wonders of the World

 


Bagan, Myanmar

Located in Myanmar’s Mandalay region, the ancient city of Bagan is a former royal kingdom steeped in otherworldly beauty and history. An incredible number of temples, palaces, pagodas and monasteries lie cheek-by-jowl along the Irrawaddy River. In fact, Bagan has the most concentrated area of Buddhist religious structures in the world and each one has its own unique charm and history. Drifting over the fertile plains of the Irrawaddy Delta on a hot air balloon at sunrise is the most magical way to appreciate the scale of the site.

 


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DID YOU HEAR ABOUT THE COP WHO FELL AND BROKE HIS RADIO?

He couldn’t get backup.


Parvati this dec

Sunday, December 5, 2021

Wonders of the World

 


Kyoto, Japan

Japan's ancient capital, Kyoto, is a seriously stunning place to discover. A city of ornate temples, sacred shrines, well-preserved historic neighborhoods and classical gardens, it's home to some of the country's best cultural gems. It's especially alluring during the cherry blossom season in spring and when the fall leaves blaze. Some of the city's best attractions include the 11th-century Byodo-in Temple, the golden Kinkakuji Temple and the 1,300-year-old shrine Fushimi Inari Taisha. 

 


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WHAT DO YOU CALL A BANANA WITH EYES?

A binini.



Wonders of the World

 

Statue of Liberty, New York, USA

A symbol of freedom and a beacon of hope, the colossal torch-bearing figure that looms over New York Harbor is one of the world's most recognized statues. The copper structure was designed by sculptor Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi and built by Gustave Eiffel as a gift to the United States from the people of France in 1886. Representing the Roman goddess Libertas, she holds a torch and a tablet inscribed with the date of the American Declaration of Independence. At over 305-feet tall (93m), the Statue of Liberty is a striking feature of Manhattan's skyline. Discover more of America's most important landmarks here.


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P V Narsimha Rao : आर्थिक उदारीकरण के पुरोधा और बाबरी कांड का कलंक, पी वी नरसिम्हा राव की कहानी


WHY WAS PAVLOV’S HAIR SO SOFT?

He conditioned it.


Friday, December 3, 2021

Wonders of the World

 

St Peter's Basilica, Vatican City

One of the largest churches in the word and the cradle of Catholicism, this impressive Renaissance church is an awe-inspiring sight whatever your religious persuasion. The centerpiece of the papal enclave of Vatican City, it's said to have been built upon the burial site of Saint Peter, one of the 12 Apostles of Jesus Christ and the first Pope. The Vatican's dazzling church is most famous for its riches including the world’s tallest dome, an Italian Renaissance masterpiece designed by Michelangelo

 


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MY WIFE ASKED ME, “CAN YOU HAVE A TALK WITH THE KIDS ON DRUGS?”

I said, “Fine, but I don’t make any sense when I’m high.”


Thursday, December 2, 2021

Wonders of the World

 

Giant's Causeway, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

It's hardly surprising that this surreal hexagonal rock formation on the coast of Antrim in Northern Ireland is steeped in magical legends. According to local legend, the causeway was built by Irish giant Finn McCool so he could cross over to Scotland to confront his rival Benandonner. However, scientists would argue that the 40,000 near-perfect basalt "steps" were caused by intense volcanic activity some 50 to 60 million years ago. Either way, there's no denying the unique beauty of Northern Ireland's only UNESCO World Heritage Site. 


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DID YOU KNOW THAT PENGUINS PRODUCE AN OIL THAT HELPS THEIR FEATHERS RETAIN HEAT?

So the oily bird gets the warm.