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Spain's Messy La Tomatina Festival Celebrates 70 Years!

By Meera Dolasia on August 30, 2015
Spain's Messy La Tomatina Festival Celebrates 70 Years!

Tossing food at total strangers is not something that is acceptable in most settings. However, at Bunol's La Tomatina festival, it is not just accepted but encouraged. That's because the whole purpose of the event that is held annually on the last Wednesday of August, is to pelt friends and total strangers with as many tomatoes as possible.

World's First Robot-Staffed Hotel Is Open For Business in Japan

By Kim Bussing on August 27, 2015
World's First Robot-Staffed Hotel Is Open For Business in Japan

The Japanese have always been at the forefront at deploying robots to perform jobs that are traditionally done by humans. Over the past year, humanoid robots have been seen helping customers at Mitsubishi Bank, selling Nestle's espresso machines and even filling in for human science communicators at museums. Hence, it is not surprising to hear that the country is now home to a hotel that is staffed almost entirely by the Androids!

World's Oldest Known Message In A Bottle Washes Ashore After 108 Years

By Meera Dolasia on August 22, 2015
World's Oldest Known Message In A Bottle Washes Ashore After 108 Years

Earlier this year, Marianne Winkler, a retired postal worker and her husband were vacationing on the North Sea island of Amrum, Germany, when they stumbled upon a bottle with a message inside! And it was no ordinary letter either, but one written by an Edwardian British scientist studying undersea currents.

Hunger Games Exhibition Allows Fans To Experience Panem's Dystopian Society

By Kendall Costello on August 12, 2015
Hunger Games Exhibition Allows Fans To Experience Panem's Dystopian Society

Ever since the first book in The Hunger Games trilogy was published in 2008, fans have been fascinated by Panem's dystopian society. Now thanks to the recently opened The Hunger Games: The Exhibition, they will be able to experience it firsthand.

Video Of The Week - Social Experiment Tests The Kindness Of Londoners

By Meera Dolasia on August 3, 2015
Video Of The Week - Social Experiment Tests The Kindness Of Londoners

How do Londoners react when they see a stranger in distress? Do they ignore the person's plight or rush to help? That is what the folks at Action Productions, a newly established ethically driven creative agency recently tested on the streets of the bustling city.

Microscopic Images Reveal The Beauty Of Human Tears

By Kimberly Solis on August 1, 2015
Microscopic Images Reveal The Beauty Of Human Tears

Our eyes tear up for various reasons. The most common, known as basal, are involuntary tears that are continuously being released to keep the cornea moist. Then there are reflex tears that are shed when eyes are exposed to irritants like dust or onion vapor. And finally, emotional or psychic tears that pour out when one is experiencing extreme happiness or grief.

The Incredible (Tree)House That Foster Huntington Calls Home

By Kimberly Solis on July 22, 2015
The Incredible (Tree)House That Foster Huntington Calls Home

After bidding farewell to his job as a designer for Ralph Lauren in 2011, Foster Huntington embarked on a nomadic lifestyle, traveling around the country in a Volkswagen Syncro Camper Van. To make ends meet, he worked as a photographer and blogger and even published a book called Home is Where You Park it, about his unusual lifestyle. But all good things have to come to an end. By 2014, the young man was ready to settle down in a more permanent home.

10-Year-Old Quasi Modo Crowned "World's Ugliest Dog"

By Meera Dolasia on July 7, 2015
10-Year-Old Quasi Modo Crowned "World's Ugliest Dog"

There are numerous dog contests held across the world. However, very few compare to the one that takes place annually in Santa Rosa, California. That's because the judges at this competition are not looking for well-groomed pooches with perfect lineage. Instead, they are seeking out ones that possess inner beauty and personality, and stand out due to their unusual looks. Welcome to the "World's Ugliest Dog" contest.

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