People are thronging an Orissa village to have a glimpse of a girl who insists on marrying a snake!
A few days back Kusum,15, of Kaliaguda tribal village about 60km from the district headquarters of Malkangiri had gone to bathe in the river Saveri nearby. While bathing she found a cobra getting wrapped around her.
Panic-stricken Kusum shook the reptile off and fell unconscious after that. When she became conscious again, she told her father Bhagaban Nayak and family that she has to marry the cobra.
The head of the Russian Buddhist region of Kalmykia said today he was willing to pay $US1 million ($1.31 million) to give a new home to the embalmed body of Bolshevik leader Vladimir Lenin.
Last month a top aide to President Vladimir Putin suggested burying Lenin, now a tourist attraction in a guarded mausoleum on Moscow's Red Square, prompting a debate about the revolutionary's place in post-Soviet Russia.
DriveTime is a video blog that I produce during my daily commute to work.
My commute to work takes me from Jamaica Plain through Coolidge Corner and on to Allston. My evening commute: Allston, brief foray into Cambridge, Fenway area, Jamaica Plain. My hope is to pick up some guests along my commute -- folks that have something going on in and around Boston.
I'm already tardy in posting the first episode! It's in the "digital can" so to speak, but I still need to get all my "vlog" ducks in a row.
For those of us with a lot of books and very little space in which to store them, the Sapien Bookcase by Bruno Rainaldi provides a unique solution. By holding texts in a horizontal fashion, the design can accommodate up to 70 small and large books in a very compact footprint.
It covers 240 acres and has 60 miles of roads and its own railway station. It even includes a pub called the Rose and Crown.
The most underpopulated town in Britain is being put on the market. But there will be no estate agent’s blurb extolling the marvellous views of the town for sale: true, it has a Wiltshire address, but it is 120ft underground.
The subterranean complex that was built in the 1950s to house the Conservative prime minister Harold Macmillan’s cabinet and 4,000 civil servants in the event of a Soviet nuclear attack is being thrown open to commercial use. Just four maintenance men are left.