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Fastest Bed: UAE breaks Guinness World Record

Fastest Bed: UAE breaks Guinness World Record

Umm Al Quwain, UAE – January 14, 2017 – Online accommodation booking website Hotels.com partnered with British race car driver Tom Onslow-Cole to create the world’s fastest mobile bed; Tom drove the motorized mattress 83.8 miles per hour on a track at the Emirates Motor Sports Complex in Umm Al Quwain, United Arab Emirates, setting the new world record for …

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Chinese New Year Facebook Covers

Chinese New Year Facebook Covers

Chinese New Year Facebook Covers: Chinese New Year is an important Chinese festival celebrated at the turn of the traditional lunisolar Chinese calendar. It is also known as the Spring Festival, the literal translation of the modern Chinese name. Celebrations traditionally run from the evening preceding the first day, to the Lantern Festival on the 15th day of the first …

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Typhoon / Cyclone / Hurricane Images

Typhoon / Cyclone / Hurricane Images

Typhoon / Cyclone / Hurricane Images: Hurricanes, cyclones, and typhoons are all the same weather phenomenon; we just use different names for these storms in different places. In the Atlantic and Northeast Pacific, the term “hurricane” is used. The same type of disturbance in the Northwest Pacific is called a “typhoon” and “cyclones” occur in the South Pacific and Indian Ocean.

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USA breaks Guinness World Record: Most Couples Kissing Under the Mistletoe

USA breaks Guinness World Record: Most Couples Kissing Under the Mistletoe

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas, USA – December 13, 2016 – Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:SIX), the world’s largest regional theme park company, now holds the world record title for the Most couples kissing under the mistletoe; 839 couples joined hands and kissed for at least 10 seconds under romantic sprigs of live mistletoe provided by Mistletoeing.com to break the previous Guinness …

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China Weird News: China’s richest man looking for successor for his $92 billion empire after son refuses

China Weird News: China’s richest man looking for successor for his $92 billion empire after son refuses

China’s richest man, owning a $92 billion empire, is looking for a successor, most likely from a group of professional managers, to take over his business after his son declined to be his heir apparent. Wang Jianlin, 62, founder and chairman of Dalian Wanda Group Co, whose business includes shopping malls, theme parks, sports clubs and cinemas, said he is …

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Hong Kong – World Atlas: Kids Encyclopedia

Hong Kong – World Atlas: Kids Encyclopedia

System of government: British colony administered by a governor; due to revert to China in 1997 Capital: Victoria Location: Off the south coast of China, Hong Kong includes the island of Hong Kong, the Kowloon Peninsula and Stonecutters Island, together with the New Territories (comprising more than 230 islands and an area on the mainland), which were leased from China …

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Vivo V5: Chinese Smartphone Tech Review, Price, Features

Vivo V5: Chinese Smartphone Tech Review, Price, Features

The selfie craze is not going to die down any time soon and keeping this in mind, devices that pack bigger front shooters are now arriving in India every month. Chinese smartphone maker Vivo recently brought the Vivo V5 — sporting a massive 20MP front camera — to the country. Priced at Rs 17,980, Vivo V5 has raised the bar …

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China Weird News: Meet Obama lookalike but it’s Made in China

China Weird News: Meet Obama lookalike but it's Made in China

For former security guard Xiao Jiguo, a Chinese Barack Obama-lookalike who commands as much as $1,000 per performance, the future is looking uncertain as the US president prepares to leave office. Xiao now worries whether he will still get calls to shows where he copied Obama, speaking in “fake English”, after the American leader completes his term in January. The …

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Singapore – World Atlas: Kids Encyclopedia

Singapore – World Atlas: Kids Encyclopedia

System of government: Republic Capital: Singapore Location: The island of Singapore and adjacent islands lie off the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula Area: 581 sq km National composition: Chinese (78%), Malays (14%), Indians, Pakistanis and other minorities Official languages: Malay, Chinese, English, Tamil Currency: Singapore dollar = 100 cents Administrative divisions: 5 districts Climate: Wet equatorial The densely populated, …

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Philippines breaks Guinness world record: Largest natural pearl

Philippines breaks Guinness world record: Largest natural pearl

Puerto Princesa City, Philippines – November 16, 2016 – A Filipino fisherman in western Palawan island has found a giant pearl measuring 30 cm wide (1ft), 67 cm long (2.2ft) and weighing 34 kg (75lb), which sets the new world record for the Largest natural pearl. Photo: The giant pearl, seen being weighed at 34 kilogram, set a new world …

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