The 100 Best and Stupidest Moments and Places in Life

The most beautiful things in the world.

The best is a category where beauty and value cannot be measured mechanically, as in the Records category. The most famous and beautiful cities and buildings in the world, the most ancient buildings, the most unusual places and the strangest traditions and laws – all the most interesting things on our planet that make you wonder and admire.

Diving – is a drug, trying this exciting sport, you can not give it up for the rest of his life. Therefore, we offer 10 of the most picturesque and intriguing places to dive.

All the best – Bahamas

India can rightly be considered the land of a thousand beaches, it is here that the best beaches in the world are located.

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Many people prefer to travel long distances, and the best way is to travel along the national highways, of which there are a huge number in every country.

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  • China

Recently Vietnam has begun to catch up with Thailand on the number of beach resorts, for such a vacation there are all conditions: cheap services, pleasant climate and the availability of the sea.

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So again on our way to a new interesting place, today we are going to visit an extraordinary rope park at VDNKh Sky town.

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  • Russia

Iceland has many statuses – the most western country in Europe, the largest volcanic island, Reykjavik – the northernmost capital in the world.

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The most beautiful castles of France located in the Loire Valley, a fascinating selection of the most interesting places.

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The oldest and oldest buildings in the world – from Malta to the Caucasus there are inexplicable structures stumping all explorers.

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  • Egypt
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Nature creates the most interesting and unique picturesque images, but sometimes humans interfering with nature can create no less interesting and wonderful places.

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In northern Italy there is a picturesque and very “Italian” city of Bologna, exactly “Italian”, everything in this place is permeated with the spirit of Italy that takes your breath away.

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To be in Spain and not visit the famous amusement park “PortAventura”, of course, a great omission.

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The most beautiful waterfalls on the planet are the heritage of all mankind, as well as the pinnacle of natural beauty on this planet.

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All the most famous cable cars – there are many of them, but the first cable car in the world – Grenoble cable car in France.

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  • Malaysia

The most beautiful places, created by nature itself masterpieces of beauty are inspiring, your attention to the top7 most beautiful places on earth.

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Today the cemetery – Pere Lachaise in France, in the eastern part of Paris, is probably the most famous cemetery in the world.

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The largest and most famous underground cities are complex engineering structures consisting of hundreds of rooms and communications.

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Among the great structures known since ancient times, cities have been preserved in almost pristine condition, thanks to their flooding.

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  • Greece

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8 silliest moments in history

8 silliest moments in history

History is filled with all kinds of events – both tragic and funny. You don’t always learn about the latter in school. Some of them their participants would prefer to forget altogether. However, we will not let this happen.

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Pills for immortality

Qin Shi Huang was the first emperor of China to rule the conquered lands alone. But he had his own “little point”. The Emperor was spoiled by his desire for immortality. This desire was so strong that the last decade of his life Qin literally pestered every healer with a request to invent the elixir of immortality.

The sculpture in Qin Shi Huangdi's mausoleum.

The sculpture in Qin Shi Huangdi’s mausoleum

One intimidated alchemist was so fed up with the emperor that he finally reported that he had invented the magic pills. Qin gladly swallowed the pill. What the alchemist gave him was mercury. Soon the emperor passed away.

A cannonball into a king.

James II of Scotland decided that a fiery cannonball would have an effect on the ladies.

“King James II, Duke of York,” c. 1661. Peter Lely.

Perhaps he felt immortal and so he got too close to the cannonball. When the shot was fired, the cannonball hit James right in the thigh.

Death by overeating

King Henry I liked to eat too much and one day paid for the pleasure with his life.

King Henry I.

King Henry I.

During one banquet he ate large quantities of blood-sucking lamprey eels. Food poisoning occurred and Henry died.

Always in the saddle.

William the Conqueror was brilliant at fighting, but he did not know how to negotiate with his horse. During the battle, William’s horse stopped so abruptly that it died on impact.

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A merry feast turned into a brawl

In 1788 Austrian horsemen made the foolish decision to mix schnapps and muskets. Austria was fighting Turkey over the Danube River, and many Austrian military men went on night patrols in search of the Turks. They never found any enemies that night, but they stumbled upon a gypsy feast and, consequently, free booze.

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Fist fights broke out between Austrian horsemen and infantrymen. Shots were fired and cries of “Turks, Turks!” erupted. Confusion ensued, and the Austrians, sure they were fighting the enemy, shot at each other all night. The next morning it was discovered that 10,000 men had been killed.

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Moby Dick – Property of the Queen of England

There is still a law in Britain declaring that whales inhabiting the waters of the United Kingdom are the property of the British monarchy.

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U.S. President Grant gave the canary a canary obituary

U.S. President Ulysses S. Grant loved his wife-to-be so much that it bordered slightly on the insane.

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When her beloved canary died, he painstakingly made a small casket and painted it yellow. Then he had eight of his subordinates report to the house and perform the rite of burial for the bird.

The Spaniards were defeated by the skates.

The Netherlands was under Spanish control in the 1500s, but Dutch rebels demanded religious reforms.

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The Spanish thought all they had to do was deal with the Dutch by military force and the problem would be settled. But they did not take into account that the Dutch could skate. The Spanish tried to invade Amsterdam in warships, but the water froze.

The Spanish soldiers landed on the ice and slid clumsily across it. Suddenly the Dutch appeared on the ice. The soldiers saw their opponents wearing skates and humbly retreated.

Did you ever find yourself in an uncomfortable position? How have you come out of it?

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