Creepy Lake Turns Birds Into Statues

Lake Natron Turns Birds Into Statues
 
Lake Natron in northern Tanzania is a death trap for birds and other winged-mammals foolish enough to plunge into its sinister waters. Like something out of a Tim Burton movie, except that this is real, the creepy lake turns unsuspecting winged creatures to stone when they touch the water.
 

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The Haunting of the Winchester Mystery House

The Haunting of the Winchester Mystery House
 
Do you believe in the supernatural? The notorious, sprawling Winchester House in Northern California has long been rumoured to be haunted with stairs leading to nowhere and doors leading to walls. The former occupant, Sarah Winchester slept in a different bedroom every night, supposedly in order to confuse evil spirits. Some say that she also held special dinner parties for her spirit friends. Legend has it that she would serve her phantom guests in gold plates, offering them dishes like caviar, truffles, and pheasant stuffed with pate. Those ghosts were living it up!
 

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Mother Nature’s Special Effects

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Nature is capable of achieving many wondrous and beautiful feats that will take your breath away. While our special effects consists of CGI and 3D technology, Mother Nature still triumphs over man as she demonstrates from time to time the ability to completely blow your mind. If you are lucky enough to be at the right place at the right time, you will be astounded by how amazing Mother Nature’s bag of tricks is.
 

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A Literary Treasure Trove in Paris: Shakespeare and Company

A Literary Treasure Trove in Paris: Shakespeare and Company
 
The view from the front window of the ramshackle bookstore looks out past a few trees to the river Seine and beyond to Notre Dame, towering high on the Ile de la Cité. No. 37 rue de la Bûcherie is home to Shakespeare and Company, a Parisian writers’ and readers’ institution, specializing in English-language literature.
 

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Life Among Death: Manila’s Cemetery Living Town

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In Manila, the capital city of Philippines, thousands of poverty-stricken Filipinos have set up homes in its largest cemetery which sees an average of 70 to 80 funerals per day. They live among a sea of tombs, bones and rotting bodies.

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