25 life lessons by an old Greek shepherd

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The road to the destination is never straight. To reach out to the winter shelter someone must take a lot of turns, travel along rough roads, suffer losses…You have to make sure that you always take food supplies with you. Read the rest of this entry »

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The 10 most stunning islands in the world that we would all love to visit

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It’s a hard task but the readers of Condé Nast Traveller have managed to pick their favourites and the results show the Balearic Islands have relinquished the top spot to make way for The Maldives. Remaining steadfastly at number two are the Greek Islands of the Aegean Sea. The ideal climate, safe waters and small distances between ports and coasts have made the Greek islands extremely popular amongst travellers.
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Seven Things Extroverts Should Know About Introverts (and Vice Versa)

Some simple guidelines for friendship across the personality gap. Read the rest of this entry »

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The lack of black faces in the crowds shows Brazil is no true rainbow nation

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The World Cup was supposed to show Brazil’s cultural diversity. All it’s really exposed is the country’s deep-rooted prejudices.

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Amazing Timelapse : Monolation

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Created over the course of 2102 and stitched together from 17,000 individual photographs, Dunlap’s time-lapse video provides a window into  some of California’s most awe-inspiring vistas in places like Yosemite,  Lake Tahoe, Mono Lake and Simi Valley. Read the rest of this entry »

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Almost half of the world’s food thrown away

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Figures from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers show as much as 2bn tonnes of food never makes it on to a plate.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Highlining across the face of the full moon

Adventure filmmaker Bryan Smith shot this remarkable clip of American free climber Dean Potter as he traverses a highline tied to Cathedral Peak in Yosemite National Park. Read the rest of this entry »

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