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Thailand’s National Day marked in Tehran

Thailand’s National Day (December 5) was marked in a ceremony in Tehran on Tuesday. The function was attended by a number Iranian officials as well as foreign ambassadors to Tehran. Addressing the ceremony, the Thai Ambassador to Tehran Kallayana Vipattipumiprates said, “Today I am honored to host a Thai National Day Reception once again after […]

The Asian City obsessed with cats

The Asian City obsessed with cats

No-one knows why Kuching was named after a cat, but residents of this Malaysian city can’t seem to get enough of fluffy felines   The Asian City obsessed with cats: Sitting in the taxi on my way into town from the Kuching airport, I could already see that I was going to get along fine […]

why people think Germans are not funny?

why people think Germans are not funny?

If the Germans have always had a funny bone in them, just how did this unfortunate stereotype come about?  Tears of laughter trickled down my face and I clapped so hard my hands turned red. But I was surprised at my reaction, for I was being hilariously entertained by a German comedian at Quatsch Comedy […]

Pakistan village

The Pakistan village with a unique system of philanthropy

The Pakistan village with a unique system of philanthropy Pakistan village : At 3,100m, Shimshal is the highest settlement in Pakistan’s northern Hunza region and the last village before the Chinese border. It is reachable via only one rocky, hairpin turn-laden road cut into the Distegill Sar and Karun Kuh mountains. The road, known as […]

iPhone X

IPhone X problems and how to fix them

IPhone X problems and how to fix them   The iPhone X is completely different from any of its predecessors. It’s the first iPhone to boast a stunning OLED screen, as well as the first to do away the iconic home button.   But like any smartphone, there are always a few issues that crop up. […]

the new England fish dish that saved a nation

the new England fish dish that saved a nation

Shad bakes are a dance of heat and timing that have been going on for generations up and down the East Coast of the United States for more than 100 years. Joseph Shea presides over a culinary jigsaw puzzle. He and his apprentices squat around a hexagonal fire, shifting slabs of wood with fish nailed […]

Why Norway is teaching travellers to travel

Why Norway is teaching travellers to travel

  Trolltunga is one of Norway’s most famous geological sites – and one of its most controversial. We reached Trolltunga after seven hours, 13.5km and 1,000m of elevation gain. The fog rolled in as a line of 35 people waited to take their picture on the iconic cliff. Translating to ‘Troll’s Tongue’, Trolltunga juts out […]

the incredible science of surfing and waves

the incredible science of surfing and waves

The tricks and twists of surfers amaze us, but below the surface lies a raft of surfing science as impressive as the feats performed on the waves   “I’m not sure if I have surfed the perfect wave yet. I’m still searching,” says Jamie Mitchell, World Surf League Big Wave Tour surfer. From highly skilled […]

The ocean is a strange place after dark

The ocean is a strange place after dark   Moonlight triggers the world’s biggest orgy, strange creatures emerge from the depths, and waves glow blue. Some phenomena in the ocean can only be witnessed after dark. 1. Bioluminescence makes the sea shimmer You may have seen the pictures. It’s night-time in an impossibly exotic location. […]

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