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Haiku Stairs There is an actual stairway to heaven in Hawaii. The 3 922 corrugated metal steps, built by the military in 1942, now draw thrill...

John Adams Having qualms about staring your day with coffee? How about hard cider, which one of our founding fathers drank to get going? True,...

Elcar We cannot even bring ourselves to call this mockery a car. But a car it is: was. No one wanted to drive it despite...

Volkswagen EOS The name sounds suspiciously feminine…  Indeed! That’s how they called the goddess of dawn in Ancient Greece: Eos. Maybe, that’s why the car...

Stadion Kantrida, Croatia HNK Rijeka FC are a lucky team in possession of a home ground overlooking the Adriatic Sea. The old stone quarry where...

Spices More often than not, we have been discouraged from eating strongly flavoured dishes for the sake of our health. However, spices do have numerous...

Tom Brady, New England Patriots, quarterback The Patriots’ quarterback has many haters with badly concealed jealousy, but he surely knows how to channel negative emotions....

The Drake Passage, South America In sailors’ lore, below 40 degrees south there is no law, below 50 degrees south there is no God. The...

Portuguese Man o’ War This creature’s singular diaphanous colouration can make you want to study it close up… Stop! Under no circumstances should you touch...

Bird’s Nest Restaurant, Soneva Kiri Eco Resort, Thailand Ever imagine dining in a… tree? This restaurant nestles in the branches above the ground. Each ‘nest’...