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The deadliest road in England

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Broomway (England) is a desolate sea road to Foulness Island, which has claimed the lives of more than 100 people. Located on the mouth of the Roach River, on the east coast of Essex, England, Foulness Island was controlled by the military since the mid-19th century. Currently, it is

10 busiest desert cities in the world

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Amid deserts of barren, sultry, low rainfall and poor vegetation, these cities are still thriving, rapidly urbanizing with many bustling human activities. Topping the list is Las Vegas , a desert city known as the “golden jewel” of Nevada (USA). Often referred to as Vegas, it is the most densely populated place

Mountains and glaciers are made of salt

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Over millions of years, under the impact of geological changes, salt gradually accumulates, becoming giant hills and glaciers in many lands around the world. The Persian Gulf in the ancient Indian Ocean was a vast area covered in water. Much of the Arabian peninsula in southern and western Iran is

Hundred year old pigeon tower in Iran

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Pigeons, or rather their droppings, were once a precious resource in Iran. The people of this country built 18 meters high towers to feed thousands of pigeons. During the 16th and 17th centuries, especially during the reign of the Safavid dynasty, the Iranians built many pigeon towers. Pigeons are domesticated not

The tribe has men with bold makeup to attract women

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Taking place once a year, the Gerewol Festival is the only opportunity for single men to find their mates. They usually spend 6 hours doing elaborate makeup, before the festival. The Wodaabe tribe is a gathering of nomadic herders in the desert regions of Africa. The main economic activity of the