Photo Story: Italy launches massive rescue effort following Aug 24 quake

Italy launches massive rescue effort following Aug 24 quake

14 of 16 | August 26, 2016, Friday EPA/BGNES

A view of a collapsed building two days after a earthquake in Arquata del Tronto, Marche region, Italy, 26 August 2016.

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Medieval Festival in Sofia

I am just coming back from the Medieval Festival. It was cool at the Medieval Festival, there was also a separate section showing dinosaurs - if you have time to fill, you can jump, but maybe the events of the Medieval Festival are mainly for young children, the other things to see somehow pale to me or just for older children perhaps. ...

September 17, 2017, Sunday

The Surrealistic Atmosphere of the Burning Man Festival in Nevada

Over 70,000 people have gathered at the annual Burning Man festival in the Nevada desert. The annual gathering of artists and musicians is held for 31 years in a row. ...

September 1, 2017, Friday

Wild Men: the Ancient Pagan Ritual that still Thrives in Rural Bulgaria

Kukeri are men who take part in an ancient Bulgarian pagan tradition to scare away the evil spirits of winter. They gather to chant and dance, wearing home-made wooden masks, animal furs, horns and sequins, strapping on heavy belts with bells on that can weigh up to 70kg....

August 1, 2017, Tuesday

A Technicolor Basketball Court Emerges in Paris

In a unique collaboration between French fashion brand Pigalle and design agency Ill-Studio, the Paris Duperr? basketball court was recently redesigned and repainted with a vibrant new color scheme. The narrow basketball court is nestled between two apartment buildings and has become a backdrop of sorts for unconventional color schemes, the first of which appeared in 2015....

July 11, 2017, Tuesday

A New Island has Emerged off North Carolina's Cape Hatteras

It appeared out of nowhere in April just off  North Carolina's Outer Banks—a new land mass poking through the surf, a brand new Atlantic Ocean island, according to the National Georgaphic. Along this dynamic stretch of sea, where the cold, southbound Labrador Current churns and crashes into warmer Gulf Stream waters, it is not unusual for patches of ground to emerge and then quickly subside....

July 4, 2017, Tuesday
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