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13 Nostalgic Photos of Vintage Amusement Parks

What a thrill.


The truth behind the legendary 'lost' continent of Mu – the 'real' Atlantis

Despite advances in science and radiocarbon dating, there’s only so far back into the past we can look. That means that great chapters of ancient history will likely always remain a mystery, leaving gaping holes for myth and legend to fill. Enter the long-lost continent of Lemuria, also known as Mu – a vast landmass that, according to believers, ex...


'I visited the new Love Island villa and these are the things that blew my mind'

Host Maya Jama is bringing Love Island back to ITV2 show in a matter of days for a summer of love


WATCH: Burj Khalifa Lights up in Purple to Congratulate Kolkata Knight Riders and SRK For Being Crowned Champions of IPL 2024

The world-famous Burj Khalifa in Dubai turned purple on Tuesday, May 28, drawing attention to the success of Kolkata Knight Riders in the recently concluded Indian Premier League (IPL). The Shah Rukh Khan-co-owned team added its third IPL title to the cabinet with a dominant triumph over Sunrisers Hyderabad at Chennai’s MA Chidambaram Stadium on Sunday. In recognition of the monumental achievement, the Burj Khalifa lit up in the KKR colours as...


How posing for photos changed through the years

Photography has been around for quite some time. Yet while in the 19th century it was a difficult and expensive endeavor, it's now accessible to just about everyone. Speaking of, have you ever looked at old photos of yourself and cringed at your pose? Well, as with other sociocultural aspects, the way we pose for photos has changed throughout history. What was hot in 1960 probably looks a bit silly to us in 2020. But really, how much did our poses actually change since we started taking pictures? In this gallery, you'll find a selection of photos taken throughout the years that illustrate exactly how we used to pose. Browse through and see how many you can remember!


Leeds and Reading Festival fans forced to fork out almost £700 on hotels as prices soar

Reading and Leeds Festival fans often choose the chance to camp onsite but some music lovers choose nearby hotels but in recent weeks, costs have soared to almost £700


People are only just realising the true reason behind a Dalmatians spots

The classic spotty dog has long been a source of intrigue - but experts believe they're finally one step closer to solving the 'mystery' of their spots.


Australian embassy opens Indigenous Art Exhibition in Amman

AMMAN — Under the Patronage of HRH Princess Wijdan Hashemi, the Australian embassy in Amman, in collaboration with Jordan’s National Gallery of Fine Arts in Jabal Luweibdeh, has launched the “Jarracharra: Dry Season Wind” exhibition, a remarkable collection of textiles by Australian indigenous artists from the Bábbarra Women’s Centre, in northern Australia, according to a statement for The Jordan Times.The embassy is proud to showcase Australian...


'More new arrivals required for big European push'

The Nat 5’s and Highers are over (or just about) but there’s still plenty of swotting going on in Paisley. Geography of course and a bit of economics. Along the lines of where is Kutaisi? Or Dudelange? And how can I afford to get there? All because the Buddies are returning to the European stage for the first time since the 1980s. Their reward for ...


Bulandshahr: 10-Feet-Long Crocodile Tries To Cross Railing To Enter River Ganga, Fails Miserably | Watch

A ten-foot crocodile crawled out of a canal and into a surrounding area, causing panic in a Uttar Pradesh village on Wednesday. In videos captured by terrified locals, the giant reptile is seen attempting to climb over a railing near the canal. The crocodile came out of the Ganga canal at Narora Ghat in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr. The people notified the police and forest department, who arrived on the scene to catch the crocodile. As officials...


Monsoon to arrive in Kerala within 24 hours, to reach northeast India in 3-4 days

According to the IMD, above-normal rainfall is expected this monsoon season, lasting from June to September


GBU-39: The US-Made Bomb Being Used in Two Wars

Munition debris from an Israeli attack in Rafah on Sunday indicated the use of American bombs, which have also been used during the war in Ukraine.


8 spook-tastic haunted attractions in Dubai for all the thrills and chills

This summer: ‘try not to scream’ challenge… We’re most definitely failing that. There are some brave hearts out there who remain unfazed by scares and dares, and to them, we’d like to say – how do you do it? If you’re one of them, there’s a bunch of haunted attractions in Dubai that will give […]


Egypt unveils renovation of 14th-century Maridani mosque

Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities marked the completion of multi-year renovations to the 14th-century Altunbugha al-Maridani mosque, funded by the EU and the Aga Khan Foundation.


Boursa Kuwait and Instinctif Partners enrich Kuwaiti capital market participants' awareness and knowledge of the best practices in Investor Relations and crafting impactful Annual Reports

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait, May 29, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Boursa Kuwait hosted investor relations workshops in collaboration with Instinctif Partners, a strategic reputation advisory firm based in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, at the bourse's premises on Monday, May 27, 2024, targeting companies listed in the Kuwaiti capital market. The workshops aimed at enriching the awareness and understanding of the latest, best-in-class standards and...


American's Weak Outlook Hurts Other Airlines

American Airlines Group Inc. slashed profit and revenue expectations as its top executive acknowledged that the carrier misjudged domestic demand heading into the crucial summer travel season. The airline is struggling to attract lower income consumers looking for a bargain. The stock sunk the most since 2020, dragging down shares of rival carriers. Bloomberg's Brooke Sutherland reports.


Tom Bombadil, cut from Lord of the Rings movies, to step out in Rings of Power

Rory Kinnear will play one Middle-earth’s greatest enigmas in season 2


American Airlines Cuts Profit Outlook, CCO Raja Departs

American Airlines revised its second-quarter profit outlook for adjusted earnings and announced the departure of its Chief Commercial Officer, Vasu Raja. Sid Philip reports on Bloomberg Television.


US Embassy honors distinguished active Kuwaiti alumni

KUWAIT: US Embassy hosted a vibrant reception and networking event at the Radisson Blu Hotel to honor distinguished and active Kuwaiti alumni who have studied in the United States. More than one hundred Kuwaiti alumni attended the reception to celebrate the enduring educational exchange between Kuwait and the United States.US Ambassador to Kuwait, Karen Sasahara, underscored the profound historical ties between Kuwait and the United States,...


What's the craic? Ireland's culture and traditions

Ireland may be small but it is certainly mighty. It is a striking country with breathtaking landscapes, friendly people, and a rich culture and heritage. From trad music to a 400-year-old festival in the town of Killorglin, many customs are waiting to be discovered on the Emerald Isle. If you'd like to know more about Ireland's intriguing traditions, this gallery will satisfy your curiosities. Simply click on.


25 Best Steakhouses in America, According to Chefs

Handpicked by chefs, this list includes luxurious big-name steak restaurants as well as dependable nationwide chains.


The best jazz clubs around the world

Jazz music has an incredible history. It was a genre born and reborn in various small venues across great distances, changing a little bit here and there over many years as it passed through the hands of so many genius musicians, as well as through the various energies packed into the small spaces where the pioneers of the genre went against the grain and made music their own way. The best way to experience jazz is certainly to have it right in front of you, as its founders intended. Sitting in a cozy jazz club and enjoying the atmosphere can be an incredible reset to your own energy. Plus, choosing a jazz club with history can make your experience even more meaningful. Intrigued? Click through to see some of the top jazz clubs around the world.


Robbie Williams recalls ‘rude’ airport encounter with Cher

Robbie Williams recalls ‘rude’ airport encounter with Cher - ‘My social awkwardness kicked in,’ the singer said


American Airlines Boeing 737 plane blown across the tarmac in Dallas

An American Airlines Boeing 737-800 was blown across the tarmac at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport by 80mph winds amid severe storms. The plane was moved several feet.


The 'heat dome' that has killed dozens of people is heading to the US

A heat dome is extending up to the US from Mexico this week, bringing extreme temperatures and possible droughts. The heatwave has already caused dozens of deaths in Mexico.


Watch 'Ghost Adventures' Star Zak Bagans Encounter Paranormal Activity at Historic Film Studio (Exclusive)

ET's Kevin Frazier joined 'Ghost Adventures' star Zak Bagans for an investigation of Radford Studio Center in Studio City, California.


How to Get a Workout in While Traveling

Travel does not have to put a damper on your workout routine.


This architectural feature can have a huge effect on the role the wind plays in your game

LANCASTER, Pa. — If you’ve ever been on the golf course and felt like the wind was always switching, it might have been because of the architecture. The layout of a golf course can make the wind feel complicatedly like it’s coming from everywhere. Lancaster Country Club, host of the 2024 U.S. Women’s Open, is one such course. “[William] Flynn, what...


American Airlines Plunges After CEO Admits Misjudging Demand

American Airlines Group Inc. slashed profit and revenue expectations as its top executive acknowledged that the carrier misjudged domestic demand heading into the crucial summer travel season.


The worst festival disasters in history

For every Coachella, Tomorrowland and Lollapalooza, there’s also an Astroworld, Fyre Festival and Altamont. Music festivals rarely go off without some type of issue, but these events were complete disasters for a wide range of reasons, from violence to poor planning to unfortunate weather.


Dozens of wineries and vineyards launch $100M legal battle

Dozens of wineries and vineyards in Oregon have launched a legal battle against an electric company after wildfires wrecked the harvests.


Czech President leaves Jordan after three-day visit

Amman, May 29 (Petra) -- President of the Czech Republic Petr Pavel left Jordan on Wednesday after a three-day visit for talks with His Majesty King Abdullah II. The Czech President was seen off at Queen Alia International Airport (QAA) by the Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Makram Qaisi, Amman Mayor Youssef Shawarbeh, Amman Governor Yasser Adwan, the Czech Ambassador Aleksandar Sporic and embassy staff. //Petra// AK29/05/2024


14 best business travel backpacks for every budget

Here are the best business travel backpacks that maximize form and function for all budgets.


These Insanely Helpful Garden Plants Keep the Mosquitoes Away

Say goodbye to the outdoor pests. Bugs come with the territory when you’re outdoors, but some are more tolerable than others. If it feels like mosquitoes are invading your yard, it’s understandable to want to do what you can to get rid of them. Enter mosquito repellent plants. Here’s the thing: Experts say that the best way to keep mosquitoes at bay is to use personal repellents recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). But if you want to go a more natural route, you may be interested in selecting certain plants—they’re just not necessarily guaranteed to work as well as a spray. “The idea that planting certain plants around your home will successfully repel mosquitoes is only supported by anecdotal evidence and not empirical evidence,” says Eva Buckner, Ph.D., assistant professor and state extension specialist at the University of Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory. It’s important to note, though, that there is some evidence that certain plants may help discourage certain mosquitoes from setting up camp in your yard—they just don’t work as well as a chemical or spray. If it feels like your outdoor space is a haven to mosquitoes, it’s a good idea to “eliminate mosquito breeding grounds on and around your property by draining standing water from flowerpots, birdbaths, grill covers, baby pools, and other sources,” says Jim Fredericks, Ph.D., board-certified entomologist and senior vice president of public affairs at the National Pest Management Association (NPMA). Using a small fan outside may also help keep mosquitoes away since “they are not strong flyers,” Fredericks says. But if you like the look and smell of certain plants and want to see if they keep the mosquitoes away, too, there’s no reason not to try them. These are the plants fans swear are most likely to help get rid of mosquitoes. Snap up one or a few to enhance your outdoor space.


I've Eaten At Nearly Every Single Chain Restaurant—These Are The Best Menu Items

Two years later and 20 restaurants down, this is our official list. People always ask: What are the *best* chain restaurant menu items? Honestly, I've tried too many to count; they've all become a massive blur in my memory. So, to make your lives easier (and, selfishly, mine), I've made the official ranking of the best menu items at each restaurant I've visited. Buckle up y'all.


Fascinating photos of America in the Roaring Twenties

Flappers, gangsters, speakeasies and Art Deco mansions: these fascinating black-and-white photos show what life in the Roaring Twenties was really like.


The Misadventures of Romesh Ranganathan, series 4, review: the fish out of water bares his teeth

Celebrity travelogues are almost always more fun for the celebrity than the viewer, but get past that and The Misadventures of Romesh Ranganathan (BBC Two) is the best one out there. This first episode of a new, fourth (and apparently final) series was ostensibly more of the same: ie deadpan comedian visits a series of places with duff reputations ...


Partly cloudy weather in most areas Wednesday night

29/05/2024 19:15, TUNIS/Tunisia Tunis, May 29 (TAP) - The sky will be partly cloudy in most areas on Wednesday night, with temperatures ranging from 16 to 20 degrees Celsius in the north and highlands, and 21 to 26 degrees Celsius in the rest of the country, according to the National Institute of Meteorology (INM).Winds will be from the north in the north and centre and from the east in the south, relatively strong and locally gusty in the south...


Aussie rock legends Cold Chisel offer $10,000 reward for lost footage after announcing national tour

Legendary rock band Cold Chisel have offered a staggering reward to anyone who can produce lost footage from their wild Australian tour in the early '80s.


10 of the Most Unique Museums In the United States

Add these one-of-a-kind destinations to your travel bucket list.


Wednesday’s rapid fire: ConocoPhillips, American Airlines, Abercrombie & Fitch, Chewy and Cava

CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Wednesday offered his thoughts on the stocks of ConocoPhillips, American Airlines and more.


The Line: Saudi Arabia is building a megacity from scratch

The Line is a linear megacity under construction in Saudi Arabia, located in Neom, Tabuk Province, to be more precise. It is designed to have no cars, streets, or carbon emissions. Too ambitious? Perhaps, as, furthermore, The Line is intended to fit nine million citizens! The Line aims to transform the region into a global hub for innovation and economic diversification. But has Saudi Arabia's crown prince really surrounded himself with some of the best scientists, architects, and engineers around to create a simple straight line? Well, simplicity can be extremely complex, and this is definitely the case here. Intrigued? Then click on as we show you around the megacity called The Line.


Antigua and Barbuda: Ambassador Hilale Presents Royal Vision of South-South Cooperation in favor of Island States

St. John's - Morocco’s Ambassador to the UN, Omar Hilale, highlighted, in Saint John's in Antigua and Barbuda, the Royal vision of South-South cooperation in favor of island states, a vision that is based on solidarity.Speaking on Tuesday at the 4th international conference on Small island developing states (May 25-28), Hilale stressed that in execution of the avant-garde Vision of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, Morocco has made South-South...


Hilarious names of real places in the US

Who is in charge of naming towns, cities, and streets? Whoever they are, sometimes their sense of humor gets the best of them. Check out this list of hilarious names of real places in the US!


What you need to know about direct versus third-party travel bookings

Is booking travel directly with a company better than using a third-party service, such as an online travel agency? Here's everything you should know before you make a reservation.


Today's best photos: From beetle-counting to an ex-Wren in a Spitfire

The National picks the most striking images from around the world


Surfing-Local Fierro wins Tahiti Pro to boost French Olympic medal hopes

(Reuters) - Local wildcard Vahine Fierro won the Shisheido Tahiti Pro in pumping surf at her home break of Teahupo'o on Wednesday, establishing herself as favourite for Olympic gold when the Paris 2024 Games kicks off at the same venue in two months. Fierro, who is not on the top-tier world championship tour but has qualified to represent France at the Olympics, was unstoppable in the heaving


American Airlines CEO admits the airline messed up its plan to disrupt how tickets are sold

American Airlines lowered its earnings outlook for the second quarter of 2024 and announced the departure of Chief Commercial Officer Vasu Raja.


Volcano Near Icelandic Fishing Town Has Its Biggest Eruption

A volcanic eruption resumed in Iceland with more force than before after roughly a three-week pause near a fishing town already severely damaged from a spate of earlier seismic events.


SRSA Grants First Maritime License to Cruise Saudi

The Saudi Red Sea Authority (SRSA) has issued its first-ever maritime tourism agent license to Cruise Saudi, a business owned by the Public Investment Fund (PIF) and headquartered in Jeddah.[1] Read More: Pure Harvest Purchases Red Sea’s Production Facility in KSA Established by cabinet