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Delayed or Cancelled Flight? Here’s What to Do So You Aren’t Left Hanging

May 25, 2022

Your time spent traveling can often expand thanks to unforeseen flight delays or, worse, cancellations. Here's what to do should your flight be delayed or cancelled. When your best-laid travel plans go awry Sometimes the actual travel part of traveling throws up unpleasant roadblocks to your vacation dreams. When flying, your flight(s) may get delayed or cancelled, causing you to miss a connection and leaving you wondering whether you should leave the airport during your layover to find somet ...read more

25 Intriguing Facts About the Great Wall of China

May 25, 2022

The Great Wall of China is a miraculous achievement in and of itself. For many years, dynasties and people have gone into the making of the Great Wall. It has witnessed many people die while constructing it or while invading it. However, today it is an attraction for many tourists who come from all over the world to visit the Wall. There are still many mysteries and unknown facts about the Wall that many people aren’t aware of. Let’s check 25 intriguing facts about the Great Wall of China. ...read more

Kratom, The Magical Leaf Drug Of Thailand

May 25, 2022

“Herb is the healing of the nation.” —Bob Marley In A Nutshell The people of Thailand have chewed the illegal kratom leaf for a cheap high for hundreds of years. The drug is thought to be no more dangerous than drinking coffee, but has been outlawed in Thailand for 70 years because the government worried that the chewing of kratom leaves would interfere with taxes derived from the sale of opium. The Whole Bushel Kratom is a tree in the coffee family found throughout Southeast Asia, par ...read more

50 Perfect Birthday Gifts for All the Special People in Your Life

May 25, 2022

rd.com, via merchant (3) The best birthday gift ideas Birthdays are a time for celebrating, but they also come with expectations. How do you find the perfect birthday gift to honor the person of the day? With our help—because we’ve got lots of great birthday gift ideas for you! Whether you need gifts for her or gifts for him, we’ve found presents with near-universal appeal to thrill any recipient. Personalized gifts? Check. Tech gifts? Check. Unique gifts? Check. Read on for our ca ...read more

The Mystery of the Lost Roanoke Colony

May 25, 2022

We don’t always hear of early-modern human colonies disappearing off the face of the Earth, but that is what happened in the 16th century CE, when the first English settlers in North America, the inhabitants of Roanoke Colony, seemingly to have vanished without a trace. Since then, their unexplained disappearance has remained an alluring mystery that researchers have yet to solve. However, their memory has survived through centuries and has stayed alive in the popular imaginations of people. ...read more

7 Craziest Wars in History

May 25, 2022

Here is a list of 7 Craziest Wars in History. 01. The Toyota War In the 1980s, Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi dreamed of making his country into a great power in Africa. He used oil revenues to build a powerful army, funded revolutionaries and terrorists (including the guys behind the horrific civil wars in Liberia and Sierra Leone), and sent his troops to occupy a large area of the neighboring country of Chad. Now Chad is mostly just barren Saharan desert, but they had no interest in ...read more

25 End-of-Year Teacher Gifts They’ll Actually Love and Use

May 25, 2022

rd.com, via merchant (3) Say thank you with these end-of-year teacher gifts Teachers have always been heroes among us. They shape young minds, inspire a love of learning, solve problems big and small, and comfort kids when they need it most. But in the last few years, teachers have become veritable superheroes as they’ve dealt with pandemic protocols, remote learning, and all sorts of new stress no one could have imagined. We can’t ever thank them enough, but giving them thought ...read more

Bullet point previews of Premier League matches - Reuters

May 25, 2022

Soccer Football - Premier League - Everton v Newcastle United - Goodison Park, Liverpool, Britain - March 17, 2022 General view of premier league branded footballs before the match REUTERS/Phil Noble Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com April 28 (Reuters) - Match-by-match facts and statistics ahead of the 35th round of the Premier League from April 30 to May 2 (all times in GMT): Saturday, April 30 Newcastle United v Liverpool (1130) Register now for FREE unlimited acc ...read more

8 Strange Facts About Ninjas

May 25, 2022

When you ask people what they know Japan for, one of the most common answers given would be ninjas. Most of what we know about ninjas isn’t that closely based on fact and is heavily influenced by 20th-century literature, comics, and film. Something about the mystery surrounding them gets the western world going, but do we really know them? We’ve dug up some of the strangest facts about ninjas to help enlighten us all about their shrouded past. They weren’t even called ninjas. The main ...read more

20 Top-Rated Korean Beauty Products That Will Make You Look Flawless

May 25, 2022

rd.com, via merchant (3) These K-beauty products can change everything K-beauty may be a certified trend in the West, but in South Korea, skin care routines that include moisturizers, masks, serums, and sunscreens have always been considered as basic as brushing your teeth. “In South Korea, skin care is considered a fundamental part of self-care,” says Alicia Yoon, CEO of K-beauty brand Peach Lily. “It’s not a vanity thing or an afterthought but about long-term skin health. ...read more

25 Kickass Random Facts List #744

May 25, 2022

Here are 25 kickass random facts. For part 743, click here 1-5 Kickass Random Fact 1. The new Rolls-Royce Ghost soundproofing was so overengineered that occupants in the car found the near-total silence disorienting, and some felt sick. Acoustic engineers had to go back and work on “harmonizing” various sounds in the car to add a continuous soft whisper. – Source 2. Unisexual mole salamanders are an all-female complex of salamanders that ‘steal’ sperm from up to five different ...read more

Asian community and culture in focus

May 25, 2022

C Chuck Wu VP, Engineering, Google Search The strength and resilience of the Asian community has been remarkable — especially in response to the rise of anti-Asian hate crimes over the past few years. In the U.S. alone, they rose 339% in 2021, according to a report by the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism. But through this adversity, coupled with all of life’s other stresses, the Asian community has shone brighter than ever. As an Asian American, ...read more

These Fathers Formed “Dads on Duty” to Prevent Violence at a Local High School

May 25, 2022

Photograph by Justin Clemons Rev. George McCain (from left), David Telsee, Torian Walters, Michael Morgan, and Craig Lee, along with other dads, helped bring peace to Southwood High. On Thursday, September 16, 2021, just weeks into the school year, two groups of boys brawled across the courtyard at Southwood High School in Shreveport, Louisiana. The following day, two groups of girls picked up where the boys had left off. In a mere two days, 23 students were in police custody. One s ...read more