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THINGS TO CONSIDER BEFORE TAKING LOANS

SOURCE Either you are starting a business or buying a new home, it is not possible to pay all the payments at once as it does not cost a low amount to buy a new house, restaurant or a shop for your business. Planning to start a business, you must...

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Kukeri: Dancing away the Devil 

Every winter, for thousands of years, the Kukeri dancers of Bulgaria perform a vibrant spectacle to battle against the darkness. The tradition has been ingrained into the country’s culture for generations – so far back that no one knows where...

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Mystery of the Nazca Lines

In the mid-1500s, Spanish conquistador Pedro Cieza de Leon was chronicling his exploration of southern Peru and referred to strange trail markers he found in the soil of the Nazca Desert. In 1586, a separate report instead mentioned ancient ‘roads’...

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The catacombs of Paris

People have always died, and for as long as people have died, the disposal of bodies has been required. Various methods have stood the test of time, whether they be burial, cremation, or even being sent off to sea like a Viking warrior. As with...

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Under the Sea: The Wickedest City on Earth 

It’s tempting to think that the busiest, most vital cities and trades will be around forever. Places like New York, London and Shanghai hold a secure place in the 21st Century collective consciousness as ‘the centre of the action’ – ‘the places’ for...

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Hashima: Ghost Island

15 miles off the South Coast of Japan, just a short boat ride from the city of Nagasaki, Battleship Island floats eerily and alone, surrounded by the ocean. Now left in ruins, this island holds the remains of Hashima, a man-made structure of just 16...

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Cliff Dwellings of the Anasazi 

There are certain images that come to the minds of many when thinking about pre-colonisation Native Americans: one may think of tepees, feathered headdresses and, thanks to stereotyped and often negative imagery peddled by the old Spaghetti...

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