Category: World

Top 10 Irish Beers

Beamish Stout Often compared to Guinness, Beamish is dark and chocolaty like its more famous cousin, but features a slightly lighter body and spicier bite. Before it hits your lips, this stout goes through a two-week brewing...

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Top 10 World’s Strangest Liquors

 1. Pizza Beer Illinois, U.S.A. Description: In 2006, Tom and Athena Seefurth wanted to create a beer that would “pair with our favorite food.” Pizza beer was born. The couple has since gone commercial, hand-chopping the...

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Deadliest Hurricanes in the World

1. November 13, 1970 East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) The deadliest hurricane on record struck East Pakistan, flooding the low lying areas. At least 500,000 deaths are blamed on the storm, with some estimates rising as high as 1...

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Top 10 Largest Stadiums In The World

1. Rungrado May Day Stadium (150,000 capacity) The monumental Rungrado May Day Stadium in Pyongyang, North Korea was built in 1989 and seats a staggering 150,000 people. Resembling a blossom flower, it has 16 arches arranged in...

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Top 10 animal celebrities

Paul the Octopus: Outside of action on football field, three things kept the world tuned in during theFootball World Cup 2010: the vuvuzelas, Paraguay lingerie model Larissa Riquelme and Paul the Octopus.   Paul, also referred...

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Four fun facts about Portugal

1. Portugal was rated the 10th laziest country in the world according to the Daily Beast. 2. In the 15th and 16th centuries, Portugal was the leading exploring nation of the world. Then they pretty much stopped doing stuff. (See...

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Top 10 Worst Living Dictators

1. Kim Jong Il, North Korea (in power since 1994) The amount of debate over the recent nuclear weapons development in North Korea has managed to deflect people from the fact that Kim’s government represses its people more...

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Top 10 places to sky watch

1. McDonald Observatory, United States For a night-time even like no other, head 2,040 meters (6,700 ft) above sea level to the top of Mount Locke. The McDonald Observatory, at the Davis Mountains in Texas, enjoys some of the...

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Top Architectural Wonders

Guangzhou TV Tower Guangzhou, China Dubbed both the supermodel and the twisted lady, Guangzhou’s 2,000-foot-tall TV tower is a woman above all: “Most skyscrapers bear male features—they’re introverted,...

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