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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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Rare Color Photos Of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Tired of the endless series of black and white photos that were popular in the day, French banker Albert Kahn decided to do something about it. In 1909, he commissioned four photographers to take their cameras all around the world, and using Autochrome Lumière, to document in color what they saw.One of the cities on the list was Paris, and …

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The Oldest Objects Ever Discovered

Oldest Brassiere This bra was used between 1390 and 1485 in Austria. Earlier historical descriptions for “breast bags” do exist, but they had never been seen.

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The strangest jobs you can get working for the Royal Family

The Royal Shoe-Wearer — 2000 One of the Queen’s wardrobe staffers is responsible for breaking in her shoes. Her stylist Stewart Parvin explained it’s necessary so she doesn’t get uncomfortable or painful feet while wearing them at events, according to The Telegraph.

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images showing the brutal training for China’s paramilitary police

The Chinese Paramilitary Forces are made up of three main parts — the People’s Armed Police (PAP), the People’s Liberation Army (PLA), and the reserve force. They act as auxiliaries to the PLA, which is the world’s largest military force, with with 2.3 million troops.

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Nowruz travelers

The Nowruz’s holidays that has ended, is the season of travel. Most of Nowruz’s travels are domestic travels, to where that persians call it “Shomal“, i.e. the North. Shomal is the north part of homeland (the green part in the below map), i.e. the south beach of Caspian Sea.

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Top persian researchers in 1395

Behnaz Farahi She is an architect and interaction designer, exploring the potential of interactive systems and their relationship to the human body. Her primary interest is the implementation of emerging technologies in contemporary art/architecture practice.

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