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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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 India's start-up story

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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.


Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Wonders of The World

 

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Known as Mosi-oa-Tunya ("the smoke that thunders") in the local language, this thundering curtain of water on the Zambia and Zimbabwe border is classed as the largest waterfall in the world, based on its width. At a whopping 5,604-foot-wide (1,708m) and 354-foot-long (108m), it's a striking reminder of the power of nature. There’s also Devil's Pool, a little pocket of water on the edge of the abyss and a popular swimming spot for thrill-seekers. 

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Roger Federer's Miracle Comeback At 2020 Australian Open

I HEARD YOU CAN GET LAWYERS AT IKEA NOW.

They’re very affordable, but you have to build your own case.




Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Wonders of the World

 


The Lake District, Cumbria, UK

Lofty fells, lakes, tarns, forests and waterfalls, this spellbinding landscape in the northwest of England is arguably the country's most stunning and dramatic natural attraction. Its extraordinary beauty has captivated and inspired many renowned artists and literary greats including Romantic poet William Wordsworth and children's author Beatrix Potter. The UNESCO-listed Lake District National Park covers around 912-square-miles (2,362sq km) and is also home to Windermere, England’s longest lake. Discover more of the UK’s most stunning national parks here.


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Art of Ageing Well

I HAVE A FEAR OF SPEED BUMPS.

But I am slowly getting over it.



Monday, November 29, 2021

10 min morning yoga for healthy energy

 

This video belongs to Yoga with Kassandra YT channel and CB doesn't endorse this video. 

Wonders of the World

 


Alhambra Palace, Granada, Spain

Framed by the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, the Alhambra Palace is a Moorish masterpiece and one of Europe's most stunning monuments. Looming above the gorgeous Andalucian town of Granada, the Nasrid sultans ruled what was the last Spanish Muslim kingdom from this lavish royal palace for 250 years. They finally fell to Ferdinand of Aragon and Isabella of Castile and it became a Christian Court in 1492. The sprawling complex is made up of three parts: the Casa Real (the royal palace), the Alcazaba (old fortress) and the dreamy summer palace Generalife. 


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 Breath Taking Natural Phenomenon

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Saturday, November 27, 2021

Wonders of The World


 

Winter Palace, St Petersburg, Russia

An absolute masterpiece of Russian Baroque architecture, Winter Palace is St Petersburg's most iconic building. The lavish former residence of the Tsars is now home to the Hermitage Museum, filled with incredible treasures and an impressive art collection. Sitting on the banks of the Neva River, several different palaces were built in the 18th century, but the gleaming building that sits here today was built by Baroque architect Bartolomeo Francesco Rastrelli from 1754–62. With over 1,000 intricately decorated rooms and halls, the palace is a magnificent sight.

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WHICH COLOR CAN OPEN YOUR VEHICLE?

Khaki.



Friday, November 26, 2021

Wonders of the World

 

Lake Titicaca, Bolivia and Peru

Ethereal Lake Titicaca is South America's largest lake and the highest navigable one in the world at 12,506 feet (3,812m) above sea level. Sat on the border between Peru and Bolivia, its startlingly blue waters are a truly spectacular sight against the bright sky and snow-capped Andes. The lake is incredibly sacred too: the ancient Incas believed it was the birthplace of the sun. Protected as part of the Titicaca Nature Reserve, the lake’s resident wildlife includes wild guinea pigs, Chilean pink flamingos and the Titicaca water frog. 


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I’M SORRY TO HEAR that HiS UNCLE WAS RUN OVER BY A BOAT IN VENICE.

My gondolences.to him



Thursday, November 25, 2021

Wonders of the World

 

 

The Golden Temple, Amritsar, India

The Golden Temple is one of India's most holy and humbling sites, and among the world's most beautiful places of worship. The 16th-century gilded temple appears to float above the Amrit Sarovar (reflective pool), shimmering majestically in the holy water. Known as one of the most revered sacred sites for Sikhs, the temple’s inner sanctum houses the original copy of the holy book Sri Guru Granth Sahib. Typically, thousands of people make the pilgrimage to this extraordinary and surprisingly serene place of worship in Punjab each year. 


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WHAT DO YOU CALL A HOTEL BREAKFAST THAT GIVES YOU DIARRHEA?

Incontinental.



Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Wonders of The World

 


Geirangerfjord, Norway

When it comes to natural beauty, Norway has been blessed with more than its fair share of spectacular landscapes including its myriad beguiling fjords. With its deep blue waters, tumbling waterfalls and vertiginous green slopes, the UNESCO-listed Geirangerfjord in western Norway is the most famously photogenic of them all. Framed by soaring mountains and dotted with craggy cliffs, Geirangerfjord measures up to 853 feet (260m) deep and is considered one of the most beautiful fjords in the world.


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WHAT’S A LAWYER’S FAVORITE DRINK?

Subpoena colada.



Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Wonders of the World

 


Niagara Falls, Canada and USA

This geological wonder that marks the border between New York in the US and Ontario in Canada is the world's most famous waterfall. While it's not the tallest or widest, Niagara Falls is a mightily impressive sight. It stands 167-foot-high (51m) with a water flow of 2,832 tons of water per second (during high season). In fact, it consists of three waterfalls on the Niagara River: Horseshoe Falls (or Canadian Falls), American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls. Its brilliant blue-green color is caused by salt and rock flour dissolving in the water.  

 


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DOES ANYONE KNOW ANY GOOD SWORD FIGHTING PUNS?

I’m trying to think of any words that have a duel meaning.


Monday, November 22, 2021

10 min morning power yoga

 

This video belongs to Yoga with Kassandra's YT channel. CB doesn't endorse the video. 

Friday, November 19, 2021

Wonders of The World

 


Cliffs of Moher, County Clare, Ireland

Reaching heights of up to 702 feet (214m), these towering cliffs on the west coast of Ireland are some of the tallest in Europe and definitely the most majestic. Stretching along nearly five miles (8km) of County Clare’s coastline against dramatic Irish skies and the crashing waves of the Atlantic Ocean, the surreal sea stacks showcase some of the country’s most awe-inspiring scenery. 


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 Soulful Diwali

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I USED TO LIVE ON A HOUSEBOAT, AND STARTED SEEING THE GIRL NEXT DOOR.

Eventually we drifted apart.



Thursday, November 18, 2021

Wonders of the World

 


Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, USA

One of America's most iconic structures, the Golden Gate Bridge is the world's most photogenic bridge. Construction on the ambitious project began in 1933 and took four years to complete, with significant loss of life among the workforce. Its 4,200-foot long (1,280m) suspension span made it the longest bridge in the world until 1964. Its characteristic International Orange color was chosen to ensure visibility in the notoriously foggy Bay Area. Various vista points across the bay provide magnificent views of the bridge. Explore the most impressive bridge in every state and DC here.


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Fort Panhala



TO THE PERSON WHO STOLE MY PLACE IN THE QUEUE…

I’m after you now.


Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Wonders of the World

 


Milford Sound, South Island, New Zealand

With soaring snow-capped mountains, dazzling waters and lush rainforest, the majesty of New Zealand's Fiordland National Park gives Norway some stiff competition. The jewel in this magical region in the island's southwest corner is Milford Sound, one of the 14 fiords that fringe the park, measuring up to 1,321 feet (400m) deep. Home to craggy peaks, tumbling cascades and forest-clad cliffs, Rudyard Kipling was onto something when he called Milford the "eighth wonder of the world”. Explore more of the last unspoiled places on Earth here.

 


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WHAT DID ONE CUPCAKE SAY TO THE OTHER?

You ain’t seen muffin yet.                    




Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Wonders of the World

 

Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna, Austria

Austria is awash with lavish gilded palaces that hint at a bygone era and none more so than the magnificent Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna. Designed by architect Fischer von Erlach, the Baroque masterpiece was the summer residence of the Habsburg emperors from the 18th century to 1918. With its intricately painted ceilings, priceless royal treasures and glittering crystal chandeliers, UNESCO added the palace and its grand gardens to its World Heritage List in 1996 and it's now Austria's most-visited attraction.

 


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 World's Largest Tsunami

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I’M PROUD OF MY JOB AS A PODIUM SALESMAN.

It’s a product I can stand behind.



Sunday, November 14, 2021

Weekly Affirmations (Gratitude theme)

 1. I am grateful for the people around me.

2. I thank challenges as they help me grow.

3. Gratitude teaches me to be positive even in tough circumstances.

4. I am strong and I am grateful for my strength.

5. Tough situations make me stronger and more capable.

6. Today is a perfect day to thank the people around me and my beautiful life. 

7. Gratitude is a teacher that shows me light in dark surroundings. 


Weekly Affirmations (Gratitude and self-love theme)

 1. Today is a great day to be happy.

2. I balance between work and play.

3. I reinvent myself constantly to learn new things about me.

4. I am extremely happy with myself. 

5. I am so grateful for today.

6. I am in love with my life. 

7. I look forward for today. 

Did you Know

 


Saturday, November 13, 2021

Wonders of the World

 


Burj Khalifa, Dubai

A true wonder of the modern age, the world's tallest building towers above the desert metropolis of Dubai. At a groundbreaking 2,717-feet high (828m), it has dwarfed the surrounding skyscrapers since it opened in 2010. The Burj lays claim to many other records too: being the tallest free-standing structure and having the most number of stories (160) in the world, among them. Its striking design was inspired by minarets and a desert flower while the inside is adorned with over 1,000 art pieces from both Middle Eastern and international artists.

 

 


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 International Airports Delays

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WHAT SOUND DOES A WITCH’S CAR MAKE?

Broom broom.


Friday, November 12, 2021

Wonders of the World

 


Eiffel Tower, Paris, France

The world's most famous wrought iron structure and symbol of Paris soars confidently above the elegant city. It's hard to believe that what's now one of the most photographed landmarks in the world was only meant to be a temporary structure when it opened for the World Exhibition in 1889. Many locals loathed the Eiffel Tower to begin with, but it's now one the most-visited monuments in the world, typically welcoming around seven million visitors each year. 


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The Unknown Secrets of Diwali | Sadhguru'

A BOY IS GOING TO HIS FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL.

He looks worried so his dad asks him, “What’s wrong?”

Nervous, the kid asks, “How long do I have to go to school for?”

“Until you’re 18,” says the father.

The kid nods, and thinks about this quietly.

When they get to the front gates of the school, the kid says, “Dad, you will remember to come and get me when I’m 18, won’t you?”




Thursday, November 11, 2021

Wonders of the World

 


Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

Jutting out of the plains and forests of northeast Sri Lanka, Sigiriya is one of the country’s most spellbinding sights. It’s hard to imagine the imposing 656-foot (200m) rock fortress lay forgotten by the outside world until British historians rediscovered it in the 19th century. Built by the king Kashyapa I in the 5th century AD, its name means lion’s rock and the entrance is guarded by a pair of giant lion paws. With a mighty 1,200 steps to the top, the views across the pleasure gardens, jungle and beyond are entrancing.


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Diwali in US


A PSYCHIC IS BUYING CLOTHES: EMPLOYEE: HOW ABOUT THIS ONE?

Psychic: That shirt is too small.

Employee: You didn’t even try it on.

Psychic: I’m a medium.


Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Wonders of the World

 


Ilulissat Icefjord, Greenland

Known as Greenland’s iceberg capital, the town of Ilulissat lies on the edge of the remarkable Ilulissat Icefjord and is fed by Sermeq Kujalleq (also known as the Jakobshavn Glacier or Ilulissat Glacier). Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2004, the fjord is known for its astonishing icebergs, extraordinary ice sculptures, peaceful waters and being home to one of the world's most active glaciers. Its spectacular natural scenery typically draws adventurers from across the globe. 


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FOUR ENGINEERS GET INTO A CAR BUT THE CAR WON’T START.

The mechanical engineer says, “It’s a broken starter.”

The electrical engineer says, “Dead battery.”

The chemical engineer says, “Impurities in the gasoline.”

The IT engineer says, “Hey guys, I have an idea, how about we all get out of the car and get back in.”



Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Wonders of the World

 


Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Startlingly beautiful, this patchwork of lakes shimmers in varying shades of green, blue and turquoise. Connected by waterfalls and cascades, and surrounded by thick woodland and scenic trails, the 16 dazzling terraced lakes are a sight to behold. Halfway between Zagreb and Zadar, the national park has become one of Croatia’s top tourist destinations. See more stunning pictures of Europe's best national parks here.


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IF YOU DRIVE A SUBARU IN REVERSE, WHAT ARE YOU?

U r a bus.