Diwali 2012: Festival of Lights


Hindus worldwide recently celebrated Diwali, a five-day “festival of lights” that marks the new year and honors the principle of good over evil. One Diwali ritual is honoring Lakshmi, the Hindu goddess of wealth and prosperity. The occasion is also celebrated with fireworks, the sharing of sweets and gifts, and by decorating homes with lights and candles. Diwali is an official holiday in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Mauritius, Guyana, Trinidad & Tobago, Suriname, Malaysia, Singapore, and Fiji.

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Bubble Hotel France


Pierre Stephane Dumas unveiled his line of room-sized, transparent bubbles that allow people to sleep with almost nothing blocking their view of nature
not many people are going to be able to afford the €7766 (US$10,987) price tag just to buy one for their weekend camping trip
the Attrap’Rêves hotel has recently opened in France to offer visitors a range of fully-furnished bubbles.

Highest Resolution Machu Picchu Picture Ever Taken


Have you ever made a panorama? Cool! But, have you ever made a panorama consisting of 1920 photos??? No! Check out this little behind the scenes video for such a panorama in one of the most iconic places on earth – Machu Picchu in Peru.

As you will see, you’re not going to take this one hand-held, and there is a bit of paper work to be done before you go there.

Travel through the final photo here