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63 Differences Between British And American English That Still Confuse Everyone
17 Feb

63 Differences Between British And American English That Still Confuse Everyone

Homepage featured Other american accent American English american slang 17th of February 2017

The UK and the USA were once referred to by George Bernard Shaw as "two countries divided by a common language". To this day, Brits and Americans continue to misunderstand and confuse each other. Thankfully, Grammar Check has put together a handy infographic comparing 63 British words to their American counterparts, and it needs to go viral for the sake of communication.

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7-Year-Old Girl Applies For A Job At Google, Gets A Priceless Response Letter
16 Feb

7-Year-Old Girl Applies For A Job At Google, Gets A Priceless Response Letter

Homepage featured Other Andy Bridgewater child applies for good job child sends google letter 16th of February 2017

Ask most 7-year-olds what they want to be when they grow up and you can guarantee that the responses will be typically fantastical, from spacemen and cowgirls to firefighters and rockstars. But all Chloe Bridgewater wants to do is work for Google (well ok, and also work in a chocolate factory and be an olympic swimmer). She even sent them a hand-written job application, which was the only letter she's even sent except for one to Santa. And guess what? Not only did she get a reponse; the response came courtesy of none other than the CEO of Google himself, Mr. Sundar Pichai.

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Rainbow Crystal Geode
15 Feb

Rainbow Crystal Geode

Homepage featured Other Video beautiful crystal colorful geode 15th of February 2017

If a unicorn and a rock had a baby, it would be this geode. Geodes start their lives as bubbles in volcanic rock or as animal burrows, tree roots or mud balls in sedimentary rock. Over millions of years, the outer shell hardens, and water forms on the inner walls. If the liquid contains dissolved minerals, it forms crystals within the cavity.

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Rio 2016 Olympic Venues Just 6 Months After The Olympics
14 Feb

Rio 2016 Olympic Venues Just 6 Months After The Olympics

Homepage featured Other Social Issues 2016 summer olympics Brazil 14th of February 2017

Summer is over for Brazil's 'marvelous city'. In a series of eerie and depressing new photos released last week, the 2016 Summer Olympic venues in Rio de Janeiro are seen filthy and deserted just 6 months after the end of the games, including the legendary Maracana Stadium. In a city that hoped desperately to be lifted out of poverty and debt by making back the money they spent, these are the ruins of a shattered dream.

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This Dentist Has A Ceiling ‘Where’s Waldo?’ For Patients To Look At During Appointments
13 Feb

This Dentist Has A Ceiling ‘Where’s Waldo?’ For Patients To Look At During Appointments

Homepage featured Other Pics ceiling waldo creative dentist 13th of February 2017

One dentist from Rugeley, England found a way to entertain his patients while they’re laying in his chair with their mouths open, just staring above their heads. He installed a huge ceiling ‘Where’s Waldo?’ to make time go faster. The image is called ‘Fairground’, and even if the patients locate Waldo, it has loads of details they can inspect later.

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The Amazing Do Nothing Machine
10 Feb

The Amazing Do Nothing Machine

Homepage featured Other Video bs maker do nothing machine 10th of February 2017

This machine was invented to draw ellipses, but other than that it’s kind of useless. Unless you find its movement satisfying-to-watch, then it’s the best thing in the world. It is called the trammel of Archimedes, however there is no evidence that the mechanism is actually somehow related to the legendary Greek scholar. It also has quite a few nicknames, and the most popular ones are ‘nothing grinder’, ‘do nothing machine’, and ‘bs maker’.

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23-Year-Old Student Who Killed 100 ISIS Militants Now Has A $1 Million Bounty On Her Head
09 Feb

23-Year-Old Student Who Killed 100 ISIS Militants Now Has A $1 Million Bounty On Her Head

Homepage featured Other $1 million bounty danish girl fights ISIS danish woman fights ISIS 9th of February 2017

Joanna Palani is a 23-year-old politics student from Denmark. She also happens to have a $1 million bounty on her head. Why? Because believe it or not, Joanna is thought to have killed over 100 ISIS militants while fighting alongside the Kurdish Peshmerga in Iraq and Syria.

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