World’s First ATM Machine Turns To Gold On 50th Birthday

Five decades since it heralded a transformation in the way people obtained and used cash, the world's first ATM was turned into gold for celebrations of its fiftieth anniversary.The brainchild of Scottish inventor Shepherd-Barron, the first ATM (automated teller machine) was opened on June 27, 1967 at a branch...

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Longest road alpona at Lake Road in South Kolkata

Longest road alpona at Lake Road in South Kolkata. The City of Joy is gearing up for the biggest festival of the year!

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World’s Biggest Beer Festival Oktoberfest Opens In Munich

The drinking has begun as wet weather and enhanced security did not dampen the spirits of beer enthusiasts at the 184th Oktoberfest which opened in Munich on Saturday.Six million people from all over the world are expected to visit the world's largest beer festival, which runs until October 3.This year,...

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This Donald Trump-Melania Trump Moment Has Been Called Awkward By Twitter

An all new clip of US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump has become the subject of Twitter's trolling. The video shows Mr Trump shaking hands with FLOTUS after she introduced him at a recent event and Twitter has collectively termed the moment 'awkward'. Shared by journalist Caitriona...

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Cops Find Four-Foot Lizard Strolling Through Backyard

For many people, finding - or worse, losing - a tiny lizard in their room can be the scariest experience. So imagine what it would be like to spot a giant, four-foot one in your house. No, this isn't just a hypothetical situation. Someone in Virginia, US, actually found the Godzilla-sized lizard in their...

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The Fanged, Faceless Sea Creature That Washed Ashore During Harvey Has Been Identified

After high winds and heavy rains brought by Hurricane Harvey, a mysterious sea creature with fangs and no face washed up on the shoreline in southwest Texas - giving the Internet a challenging task: to identify it.Preeti Desai, social media manager at the National Audubon Society, posted pictures of the critter...

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SpaceX’s Greatest Explosions, Courtesy Of Elon Musk

SpaceX founder Elon Musk once said that he would measure the success of his company's efforts to land and reuse rocket boosters when it became so routine that it was no longer newsworthy.Now, since December 2015, the company has landed a total of 16 rockets, on either a landing platform at sea or its helicopter-like...

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Confused By Cameras, News Anchor Runs Across Studio In Hilarious Goof-Up

Today in problems that come with live news, a TV presenter was seen dashing across the studio just seconds after the opening credits of the bulletin.Thomas Donkin, a journalist with BBC for nine years, was ready to read out a report on Hurricane Irma during an early morning broadcast on Saturday when...

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The crabs close most roads on the island and are protected by law

Bright red is the common colour but there are the occasional orange specimens and more rarely some purple animals. They are a big crab. An adult body shell (or carapace) may measure up to 116mm across. The Christmas Island red crabs' carapace is round shouldered and encloses their lungs and gills. Their...

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Largest Solar Flare In 12 Years Observed

The Sun's largest solar flare in more than 12 years - and the eighth largest since modern records began in 1996 - has been captured in high detail by scientists.The huge burst of radiation, which was not harmful to humans due to the Earth's protective atmosphere and distance from the Sun, occurred unexpectedly...

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