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What to do on a rainy day - MétéoCity

What to do on a rainy day - MétéoCity | Quirky Travel and Weather | Scoop.it
It doesn't always rain in the UK! But when it does here are some ways to spend your day.
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Algae Invasion

Algae Invasion | Quirky Travel and Weather | Scoop.it
Some of China’s beaches have a green visitor. More than 20,000 tons of green algae have washed ashore along the Shandong province’s beaches.
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Australia’s beer can regatta

Australia’s beer can regatta | Quirky Travel and Weather | Scoop.it
Now in its 40th year, Darwin’s annual festival features more than 65 beercan boats, some of which are made of more than 1,500 empty cans.
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Unusual Races Around the World

Unusual Races Around the World | Quirky Travel and Weather | Scoop.it
Lace up your trainers! It’s time to check out some of the most unusual races that take place around the world. Ready. Set. Go!
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What the Night Sky Would Look Like If the Other Planets Were as Close as the Moon

What the Night Sky Would Look Like If the Other Planets Were as Close as the Moon | Quirky Travel and Weather | Scoop.it
It's not always easy to imagine just how big the other planets are. Here, a space artist's thought experiment turns into a lesson in Earth's relative size.
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Olympic torch to be sent to space

Olympic torch to be sent to space | Quirky Travel and Weather | Scoop.it
An unlit Olympic torch will be sent into space ahead of the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.
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Beneath the waves, lost to the desert sands, or simply reclaimed by nature, these are some of the world’s most beautiful locations that civilisation abandoned

Beneath the waves, lost to the desert sands, or simply reclaimed by nature, these are some of the world’s most beautiful locations that civilisation abandoned | Quirky Travel and Weather | Scoop.it
These stunning pictures show everything from the remnants of a Communist party headquarters in Bulgaria to a cliff-edge hotel on in Columbia, neglected by scared tourists after the river below became contaminated.
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In Ohio, duct tape designs take centre stage

In Ohio, duct tape designs take centre stage | Quirky Travel and Weather | Scoop.it
Known as the “duct tape capital of the world” due to its Duck-brand duct tape factory, the town of Avon celebrates the fix-anything adhesive in an annual festival.
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These Photos Of Britain's Tidal Changes Are Stunning

And frankly a little terrifying. Photos by Michael Marten , gifs by awkwardsituationist .
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The week in wildlife – in pictures

The week in wildlife – in pictures | Quirky Travel and Weather | Scoop.it
Fighting horses, ghost caterpillar trees and the world's clearest lake are among the pick of this week's images from the natural world
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Dark history: A visit to Japan's creepiest island

Dark history: A visit to Japan's creepiest island | Quirky Travel and Weather | Scoop.it
Japan's abandoned Hashima Island was the inspiration for the villain's lair in "Skyfall"
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10 Must-See British Castles- MétéoCity

10 Must-See British Castles- MétéoCity | Quirky Travel and Weather | Scoop.it
France may be famous for its castles in the Loire Valley, but there are many gems right here at home. Let’s take a look at some of Britain’s prized castles.
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Glamping - A New Style of Camping

Glamping - A New Style of Camping | Quirky Travel and Weather | Scoop.it
Glamping is a recent craze that has gone global. But what is this latest phenomenon?
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5 Unique Accommodations Around the World |

5 Unique Accommodations Around the World | | Quirky Travel and Weather | Scoop.it
For a truly original hotel experience, try spending the night in one of these unique retreats. From ice hotels to camping under the stars, here are the ultimate places to rest your head.

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The Strangest Holiday Destinations

The Strangest Holiday Destinations | Quirky Travel and Weather | Scoop.it
We’ve all planned holidays on the coast, in a city, or another popular destination at one time or another, but what about something a little more unique? Have you thought about chasing a violent storm?
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18 Photos Of London's Past, Blended With Its Present

18 Photos Of London's Past, Blended With Its Present | Quirky Travel and Weather | Scoop.it
Evocative juxtapositions, courtesy of the London Museum collection . Inspired by the StreetMuseum app.
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What A Map Of All The World's Airports Reveals

What A Map Of All The World's Airports Reveals | Quirky Travel and Weather | Scoop.it
James Davenport, a Ph.D. candidate in astronomy at the University of Washington, recently made a map of the world that is outlined using only the locations of the world's runways, helicopter pads and airports.
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As People Head Into Space, PayPal Says It Will Follow Them : NPR

As People Head Into Space, PayPal Says It Will Follow Them : NPR | Quirky Travel and Weather | Scoop.it
Many people know how to buy things in cyberspace. But what about doing business in outer space? That's the question PayPal wants to answer.
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Higher Perspective: 15 Things You Won't Believe Actually Exist In Nature

Higher Perspective: 15 Things You Won't Believe Actually Exist In Nature | Quirky Travel and Weather | Scoop.it
Mother Nature is beautiful and amazing because we can see many amazing stuff like these 15 things that you won’t believe they actually exist. All these places are real. It is hard to believe in that, but that is true.
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18 wacky hotels in the United States

18 wacky hotels in the United States | Quirky Travel and Weather | Scoop.it
Where to sleep under the sea, inside a giant beagle or in a tree house six stories above the ground
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Wildwood bans baggy pants on Boardwalk

Wildwood bans baggy pants on Boardwalk | Quirky Travel and Weather | Scoop.it
WILDWOOD - City Commission on Wednesday adopted new "decency standards" for the Boardwalk to outlaw sagging pants and to require shirts during the evening hours.
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Breathtaking photos of Hong Kong airport glory days

Breathtaking photos of Hong Kong airport glory days | Quirky Travel and Weather | Scoop.it
Pilot and photographer remember Kai Tak airport -- from the fondest to the scariest moments
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