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World’s most-visited sacred sites

Holy places, (Loca sancta) are sites that a religion considers to be of special religious significance. They are usually places visited by pilgrims.

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The best news on the week

Each week we uncover the most interesting and informative articles from around the world, here are 15 of the coolest stories in fun this week.

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History of Los Angeles

The written history of Los Angeles city and county began with a small Mexican town that changed little in the three decades after 1848, when California became part of the United States. Much greater changes came from the completion of the Santa Fe railroad line from Chicago to Los Angeles in 1885. Immigrants flooded in, especially white Protestants from the …

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countries that produce Counterfeit products

Pakistan Counterfeit consumer goods are goods, often of inferior quality, made or sold under another’s brand name without the brand owner’s authorization. Sellers of such goods may infringe on either the trade mark, patent or copyright of the brand owner by passing off its goods as made by the brand owner.The term knockoff is often used interchangeably with “counterfeit,” although …

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Russian Women Rocking Traditionally Male-Dominated Occupations

“It’s not for girls” – a phrase almost every woman has heard at least once in her life. On International Women’s Day, Sputnik shares stories of Russian women who have broken the mould and become successful in traditionally male-dominated occupations.

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Most exciting and interesting job in the world

fter the festive excesses, most of us would love to do nothing more than curl up under the duvet until the New Year. But for lucky Jo Unsworth, every day’s a duvet day as she earns a living picking out the snuggest duvets and most luxurious bedding for department store John Lewis.Ms Unsworth, 30, spends her whole working day discussing …

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The World’s First All-Female Special Forces in Norway

Norway has established the Jegertroppen, or the “Hunter Troop,” the world’s first all-female special operations unit with the goal of improving the country’s effectiveness in international operations.“In Afghanistan, one of our big challenges was that we would enter houses and not be able to speak to the women” Capt. Ole Vidar Krogsaeter, an officer with the Norwegian Special Operations Forces, …

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Easter ceremony in the Holy Gregory Church

Easter, also called Pascha or Resurrection Sunday, is a festival and holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, described in the New Testament as having occurred on the third day of his burial after his crucifixion by the Romans at Calvary c. 30 AD. It is the culmination of the Passion of Jesus, preceded by Lent (or Great …

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Songkran 2017: where to celebrate Thailand’s wildest festival

In Bangkok, Songkran is celebrated as a national holiday from April 13 to 15 this year. But as April 13 falls on a Thursday, celebrations are likely to continue until the weekend.In other parts of Thailand, especially in the northern city of Chiang Mai, Songkran is celebrated for as long as a week.

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Facts About Coca-Cola That Will Blow Your Mind

It’s easy to jump on the “down with big soda” train, seeing as more and more evidence links Coca-Cola, Pepsi, and their thousands upon thousands of products with obesity, aggression, and health problems galore. Because we obviously can’t get enough of soda, we took a trip down memory lane to discover just how America’s sugary drink of choice came to …

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