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Let Large in the US Two recently married Tasmanians, flying to the US, with ambitions to buy a bb gun at walmart, be stars in LA by wearing sunlasses indoors, re-marry in Vegas, pack an artery with creole cooking in New Orleans, and determine whether America needs saving

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Botswana: No. 1 Ladies Hair Stylist

BOTSWANA | Tuesday, 3 Jul 2007 | Views [2005] | Comments [2]

Creator of the Botswana renowned "pero-perm" Mma Rotswe waits excitedly once more for a customer.  Mma has taken the BBH (Botswana's Best Hair Stylist) award in consecutive years with her unbeatable: Peroxide-Perm, which involves unloading ... Read more >

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Are the Frech Really as rude as all that?

FRANCE | Monday, 18 Jun 2007 | Views [911] | Comments [2]

It has been said that the French revolution was enough to make anyone cranky, especially with the onslaught of such political and social upheaval.  So following years of violent turmoil and executions as a form of repression its understandable why the ... Read more >

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Is The Mona Lisa really Mona?

FRANCE | Monday, 11 Jun 2007 | Views [2042] | Comments [6]

It has always been a point of conjecture whether the Mona Lisa Portraite is in fact the wife of Francesco del Giocondo.  The proof of such a connection is whimsical at best, and it has been strongly debated that the portraite is of Leonardos much adored ... Read more >

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Why are Swedish women so blonde?

SWEDEN | Thursday, 7 Jun 2007 | Views [13453] | Comments [3]

Three popular theories can be argued.  The first, but least interesting is that its just genetics and its simply bound to happen when everone is blonde.  The second and more complex theory begins when two magnetic fields on the suns surface ... Read more >

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The Miracle of St Peters

ITALY | Thursday, 31 May 2007 | Views [930]

It is said that by standing in the afternoon sunlight shed from the dome aloft of St Peters Cathederal, ones sins can be forgiven.  However don't bask in it for two long as the complex concave curvature of the stainglass window intensifies the sun passing ... Read more >

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Petra - Siq's, Sun, and Souveniers

JORDAN | Thursday, 17 May 2007 | Views [1234]

Walking into Petra is like a child walking into a candy store.  And if you turn right at the entrance gate, you actually will be in a candy store. By continuing forward the local beduin will offer a a horse ride to the siq opening, and for a few extra ... Read more >

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Jordan - Chewing The Fat With The Beduin

JORDAN | Tuesday, 15 May 2007 | Views [2115]

The Beduin are self sufficient people from a proud backround and quite often eat chicken, baked potatoes, tomatoes, eggplant, onion, garlic, and numerous other delights, and for one extra Dinar they will dance to Michael Jacksons "Thriller.  However ... Read more >

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Kunming - Home of the Silver Bells Bicycle Gang

CHINA | Wednesday, 18 Apr 2007 | Views [1453] | Comments [1]

What ever you use for currency, whether it be Yuan, US Dollar, or tofu - everything is relatively cheap.  It is said the low prices have been forced upon the local govenment as a result of a feud between the Kunming Silver Bell Gypsies, and the Yunnan ... Read more >

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