Dimitra Vassou

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The Week in Review: New Species Found

More than 200 new species were discovered in the Himalayas in recent years, according to a report published this week by the conservation group World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). The Leptobrachium bompu, a frog with greyish-blue eyes and a vertically-oriented black pupil; the Channa andrao, a blue …

News Industry

11 ways to humiliate yourself in England

1. Be overly affectionate.<p>We just don’t know how to handle your European face kissing thing. One kiss or two? What, three? It confuses us and makes …

Great Britain

Greece Attracts the Tourists While Unrest Keeps Visitors From Turkey

Greece and Turkey — neighbors, historic foes — share the same blue Aegean waters, tasty food and ancient ruins, though only one has triumphed on the …

Tourism

Amazing Video Captures Moment Delta Plane Is Struck By Lightning

Yikes!<p>Sometimes lightning strikes, and sometimes you're lucky enough to catch it on film. That's what happened to Jack Perkins, the man behind the now-viral video above of lightning striking a Delta plane before takeoff.<p>Perkins shot the video two days ago while he was at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta …

Stolen iPhone selfies go viral as thieves are hunted online

A post containing selfies taken by a group of iPhone thieves has gone viral on Facebook, being shared more than 100,000 times since being posted by the handset’s rightful owner yesterday.<p>Kelly Jones of Bentleyville, Pennsylvania, had her two iPhones, camera, wallet and other valuables stolen while …

Cedar Point

The View from Here: moving photos taken from windows around the world