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On the 18th of may 2007 a big Gorilla called Bokito escaped from his home in the Zoo in Rotterdam (the Netherlands). The 180kg gorilla escaped from its enclosure and ran amok in a Rotterdam zoo today, biting one woman, dragging her around, and causing scenes of panic among dozens of families before being subdued, zoo officials said. The Diergaarde Blijdorp zoo was evacuated and the 11-year old gorilla, named Bokito, was eventually barricaded inside a restaurant, The Rotterdam police said: "at least two people were injured in the incident." The Zoo spokeswoman said Bokito was shot with a sedative dart and recaptured. It was not immediately clear how the black-backed male managed to climb the high stone walls surrounding his enclosure. "He got over the moat, which in itself is remarkable because gorillas can't swim," told the Zoo director to reporters. "He got onto a path for visitors and started running and went at full speed through tables and diners at the Oranje restaurant." The director said four people were injured, including one woman with a bite wound, as the gorilla dashed through the zoo and restaurant, Dutch radio reported. In the week after the escape Bokito became famous and the woman is still in the hospital. This is a compilation of the events that happened.
26 May 2007
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1969, Lately, Floride. Ward Jansen, reporter au Miami Times, revient dans sa ville natale, accompagné de son partenaire d'écriture Yardley Acheman. Venus à la demande Charlotte, femme énigmatique qui entretient une correspondance avec des détenus dans le couloir de la mort, ils vont enquêter sur le cas Hillary Van Wetter, un chasseur d'alligators qui risque d'être exécuté sans preuves concluantes. Persuadés de tenir l'article qui relancera leur carrière, ils sillonnent la région, conduits par Jack Jansen, le jeune frère de Ward, livreur du journal local À ses heures perdues. Fasciné par la troublante Charlotte, Jack les emmène de la prison de Moat County jusqu’aux marais, où les secrets se font de plus en plus lourds. L'enquête avance au coeur de cette Floride moite et écrasante, et révèle que parfois, la poursuite de la vérité peut être source de bien des maux...
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It has been questioned why Walt Disney built the castle relatively small (it only rises 75 feet above the moat), but he actually had a very good reason. He recalled that the tyrants of Europe built huge, imposing castles in order to intimidate the peasents. Disney wanted his castle to be friendly, so it was built on a smaller scale. When you are walking through the castle away from the statue, and you pass under the Disney Family Seal and you walk a few more steps until you're almost out of the castle, look down and there's a gold spike (survey marker) in the ground. Clip and info of Disneyland's Sleeping Beauty's Castle--courtesy of www.DLDHistory.com
20 Mar 2007
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Songkran or as it is now known as the Thai New Year started in Lanna around 700 hundred years ago. Then the Lanna Kingdom comprised of North and Northeast Thailand, parts of Laos, Burma and southern Yunnan Province China. Songkran today is still celebrated in these areas except Burma where it has been banned by the military government there. Songkran was not celebrated in the rest of Thailand until around the 1950?s. In Bangkok then most of the workers, as today, came from the north or northeast part of Thailand. When Songkran came around, April 13 ? 15, most of the workers just left work and went to their villages for the New Year. For this reason the government and most businesses had to shut down for Songkran. For this reason this is now an official holiday in Thailand. The meaning of water during Songkran is very important. Pouring water on each other and Buddha statues is to wash away the past and a cleansing for the future year. This started as just pouring water on the hands or on the shoulder of others with a small cup of water. This has now grown into the largest water fight on the planet. Here is a short streaming video of the festival over a two day period. The first day, April 13, is the Songkran parade, which takes place on Muangchareon and Thapae roads at 2 PM and lasts around 3 hours. We then hit the streets to join the water fight mostly concentrated along the moat in the city center.
2 Jan 2009
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Pittsburgh Design Firm Builds New Creative Work Environment Complete With a Tree House to Foster Creativity PITTSBURGH, November 13, 2006 /PRNewswire/ -- Very few CEOs can say they work in a tree house, unless they're George M. Davison III, CEO and founder of Davison Design and Development. The product design firm recently opened InventionLand, an innovative workspace designed inside its Pittsburgh warehouse to foster creativity among its staff, known as Inventionmen. The more than 60,000 square foot facility uniquely features waterfalls, moats and offices on the deck of a "pirate ship," in a faux cave and in a castle. The one-of-a-kind facility was built almost entirely in-house. "Get creative people out of cubes," said Davison, who founded the company in a basement in 1989. "If I'm going to ask these people to put their hearts, bodies and souls into a project, I'm going to recognize that, because that's a heck of a sacrifice. So, I wanted to give them the best possible place to create in." InventionLand is composed of 15 departments divided by focus, including automotive, outdoors, juvenile, home and toys. Each department is designed to increase creativity and to offer an environment where the products being designed, created and engineered can be used, tested and photographed in-house. Davison spends most of his time in Thinktank Treehouse, a workspace suspended on a large faux tree above a stream fed from a waterfall in the rear of the environment. "InventionLand is made to inspire creative people," Davison explained. "It was built to move belief out of the intangible mental realm and into the physical world. If you're walking in it and living in it, it's easier to be creative. It's more than a place, it's a state of mind." In addition to the unique, creative environments, InventionLand is part of Davison's factory, producing about 200 new product samples every month. The factory focuses on package samples, prototyping and product construction. For additional information on InventionLand visit InventionLand.com.
5 Dec 2006
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Shutdown Corner: Ryan Moats Police Video Part 2
28 Mar 2009
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There's more to a glacier than just ice. Maddie Moate explains some of the amazing things that have been found inside, from jewels, planes and even people. But the best discoveries are within the architecture of the glacier itself. Subscribe to Earth Unplugged - http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=earthunpluggedtv How Much Water Is There? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jKOmNGEi0DY&list=SPtra-MWzIvZEjnusAOzSUBgDQ5LZwwf3K&index=1 Is Everest The Tallest Mountain http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3yqJdhWKjBU&list=SPtra-MWzIvZEjnusAOzSUBgDQ5LZwwf3K&index=31 Join the Earth Unplugged community: Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/EarthUnplugged Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/earthunplugged Google+: http://goo.gl/RKq6q http://www.youtube.com/user/EarthUnpluggedTV http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=earthunpluggedtv This is a channel from BBC Worldwide who help fund new BBC programmes.
23 Nov 2013
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COLT COUSINS Searches for something past the bottom of a bottle where electric wires fall down and barn yard fires break out. STARRING: CRAIG COUSINS - COLT COUSINS. GENEE LATREILLE - LADONNA. DARA JADE MOATS - JONI.
4 Apr 2010
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Gazza interview about Raoul Moat on Real Radio North-East **FULL LENGTH** Paul Gascoigne . http://www.TimeFreedomSecrets.com . YourNetBiz Video Blog Post "YourNetBiz" So many home based businesses out there, so many mentors to follow. Are you joining the team that will give you the tools to succeed. With over 10 years of internet marketing experience, Turnkey Marketing are prepared to take you to the next level. Nothing is cookie cutter with us, YourNetBiz is the business model and Damien Benko and Stuart Ross provide the marketing system that will blast you past the competition. Guaranteed!!! yournetbiz your net biz www.yournetbiz.com http://www.yournetbiz.com myinternetbusiness my internet business internet mentor internet marketing yournetbiz success yournetbiz secrets yournetbiz mentor your net biz report http://www.robertmurrayuk.com http://www.timefreedomsecrets.com internet business secrets make money online net marketing online marketing marketing tips marketing secrets net biz opportunity internet opportunity biz opp business opportunity YNB yournetbiz online yournetbiz trainer
16 Jul 2010
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Summer's scents and colours fill Kent's romantic moated castle at Leeds, near Maidstone, when hundreds of regional flowers societies show off hundreds of rose arrangements during a four-day flower festival.
3 Feb 2009
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http://bestflights.co.za/internationalflights/japan/tokyo - Visit for more information on Tokyo, Japan. Tokyo is not a single city, but a constellation of cities that have grown together. With a total population exceeding 13 million in the official metropolitan area alone, it is the most populated urban area in the world. Greater Tokyo has a population of 35 million people. The city, being over 400 years old, grew from a modest fishing village of Edo. What to see / do * Koishikawa Korakuen – Oldest and most beautiful Japanese landscape garden * Shibuya – a center for youth fashion and culture * The Ginza – most famous upmarket shopping, dining and entertainment district, featuring numerous department stores, boutiques, art galleries, restaurants, night clubs and cafes. * Tokyo Disneyland – A theme park based on the films produced by Walt Disney. * Tokyo Imperial Palace – A large park area surrounded by moats and massive stone walls and the residence of Japan's Imperial Family. * Yasukuni Shrine – Built in order to commemorate and worship those who have died in war for their country * Yoyogi Koen – One of the largest city parks, featuring wide lawns, ponds and forested areas. It is a great place for jogging, picnicking and other outdoor activities. Events * Tokyo International Anime Fair - The Japanese animation industry trade fair, one of the largest animation related events in the world * The Tokyo Game Show – Held since 1996, it is one of the world's biggest game shows * The Sanja Matsuri – A 3-day festival held in celebration of the three founders of Sensoji Temple, who are enshrined as Shinto gods * The Sanno Matsuri - Festival with a parade that winds through almost 20 kilometers of central Tokyo * The Tokyo Motor Show – one of the world's top motor shows, introducing new cars, motorcycles and commercial vehicles.
28 Feb 2011
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The moat and drawbridge at the south gate of the Xian city wall.
6 Nov 2008
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Watch a compilation of short videos taken over the course of the long holiday weekend. Watch, among other stuff: crazy poodles twirling, me talking about stupid stuff, a tour of our house (including the exterior moat to keep poodles from escaping), crazy poodles generally, etc. Here's the link about Jordan Enterprises' acquisition of SCOTTEVEST INC. for $150 million referenced in the video. http://www.scottevest.com/htmlemail/JGE_Release_Final.html
29 Dec 2008
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http://bestflights.co.za/internationalflights/japan/tokyo – Visit for more information on Tokyo, Japan. Tokyo is not a single city, but a constellation of cities that have grown together. With a total population exceeding 13 million in the official metropolitan area alone, it is the most populated urban area in the world. Greater Tokyo has a population of 35 million people. The city, being over 400 years old, grew from a modest fishing village of Edo. What to see / do Koishikawa Korakuen – Oldest and most beautiful Japanese landscape garden Shibuya – a center for youth fashion and culture The Ginza – most famous upmarket shopping, dining and entertainment district, featuring numerous department stores, boutiques, art galleries, restaurants, night clubs and cafes. Tokyo Disneyland – A theme park based on the films produced by Walt Disney. Tokyo Imperial Palace – A large park area surrounded by moats and massive stone walls and the residence of Japan’s Imperial Family. Yasukuni Shrine – Built in order to commemorate and worship those who have died in war for their country Yoyogi Koen – One of the largest city parks, featuring wide lawns, ponds and forested areas. It is a great place for jogging, picnicking and other outdoor activities. Events Tokyo International Anime Fair – The Japanese animation industry trade fair, one of the largest animation related events in the world The Tokyo Game Show – Held since 1996, it is one of the world’s biggest game shows The Sanja Matsuri – A 3-day festival held in celebration of the three founders of Sensoji Temple, who are enshrined as Shinto gods The Sanno Matsuri – Festival with a parade that winds through almost 20 kilometers of central Tokyo The Tokyo Motor Show – one of the world’s top motor shows, introducing new cars, motorcycles and commercial vehicles.
28 Feb 2011
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BY MOLLY HULSEY After 18 years on pay-per-view, the Ultimate Fighting Championship made its network debut Saturday night, and critics say it was a knockout - in more ways than one. First-- there’s the knockout blow Junior Dos Santos delivered to defending heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez. And second-- there are the sky high ratings-- the network debut was the most-watched live hour ever for mixed martial arts in the U.S. USA Today reports... “UFC pulled a household rating of 4.3 for [the male 18-to-34 demographic], better than any college football telecast this season except for last week's game between the University of Alabama and Louisiana State University.” The deal between UFC and Fox doesn’t actually begin until January, but UFC president Dana White chose to deliver the heavyweight title fight to the network for free. A writer for Bleacher Report says this call was all about the future. “Realistically, the UFC made a great decision tonight by putting this fight on for free. As White mentioned in an interview with MMA Fighting, tonight wasn’t making a one-night profit. It was about establishing the business to a bigger audience.” But was a fight that only lasted 64 seconds the best way to introduce the sport to a broader audience? One Sports Illustrated writer isn’t sure. “So what kind of impression did the UFC make on... folks at home?...there wasn't anything in it that a casual observer might view as anything more skilled than a barroom brawl. Of course, that's not a fair assessment... but viewers new to the sport wouldn't necessarily recognize that.” While many analysts are scrutinizing the debut, ESPN’s Josh Gross says UFC fighting just needs to do one thing - be itself. “You know what’s bad for the sport? Acting as if MMA is something it’s not. Acting like airing only one fight on network television is somehow a travesty. The hurdles and traps and moats that slowed MMA from meeting its widest possible audience, they don’t matter anymore.” The UFC - Fox deal will bring four live events to the network each year as well as additional programming on FX, Fuel TV and Fox Sports Net, for a reported $100 million per year over seven years.
15 Nov 2011
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Take a tour of Malbork Castle in Poland – part of the World’s Greatest Attractions travel video series by GeoBeats. Built for the Roman Catholic Teutonic Order, Malbork Castle has housed many German aristocrats and Polish kings. The castle is divided into three structures, the High, Middle, and Lower castles, which are set apart by towers and numerous dry moats The distinctive brick outer wall, towering turrets, and classic architecture protect the stately inner castle. Detailed restorations have preserved the war-torn structure to its massive past glory. The calm Nogat River flows gently in contrast to the tumultuous history of the edifice on its bank. This Gothic gem commands attention from any location, while its impressive façade demands respect.
10 Jan 2011
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