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Santa Claus - Awesome Stories

Pennine Waterways - Canals of the South Pennines - UK canal information, history, photographs, virtual cruise. 15 Coolest Google Earth Finds. Dubbed the "Badlands Guardian" by locals, this geological marvel (Google Earth coordinates 50.010083,-110.113006) in Alberta, Canada, bears an uncanny resemblance to a human head wearing a full Native American headdress--and earphones, to boot.

15 Coolest Google Earth Finds

Of course, The Guardian was produced naturally. A synthetic wonder that can be truly appreciated only from above, this giant man-shaped lake (-21.805149,-49.089977) is located near Bauru, Brazil. This heart-shaped island in the Adriatic became a hit on Google Earth for Valentine's Day. Internet Explorer story was bogus. A story which suggested that users of Internet Explorer have a lower IQ than people who chose other browsers appears to have been an elaborate hoax.

Internet Explorer story was bogus

A number of media organisations, including the BBC, reported on the research, put out by Canadian firm ApTiquant. It later emerged that the company's website was only recently set up and staff images were copied from a legitimate business in Paris. It is unclear who was behind the stunt. The story was reported by many high profile organisations including CNN, the Daily Mail, the Telegraph and Forbes. Questions about the authenticity of the story were raised by readers of the BBC website who established that the company which put out the research - ApTiquant - appeared to have only set up its website in the past month. Thumbnail images of the firm's staff on the website also matched those on the site of French research company Central Test, although many of the names had been changed.

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9/11 memories from the wreckage

UK television adverts 1955-1985. Sheffield City Council - 24 Hour Services. Internet Archive. The National Autistic Society - Home. 10 Recent Scientifically Solved Mysteries. Mysteries Since the beginning of modern science we have been solving the great mysteries around us.

10 Recent Scientifically Solved Mysteries

Because of recent advances in science and technology we now have the ability to unravel some unknowns like never before. This list consists of 10 such mysteries which, fortunately, do not render any of our previous “unsolved mysteries” lists defunct! Epidaurus Theater Acoustics The Ancient Theater of Epidaurus near Athens Greece was constructed in the late 4th century BC and is one of the best preserved ancient theaters. Interesting Fact: The orchestra (or dancing floor) has the shape of a perfect circle, with a diameter just above 19,50 meters. The Internet Movie Database (IMDb)

Six ways to never get lost in a city again. 6 October 2011Last updated at 02:00 Many people now rely on their smartphones, sat-navs or other GPS devices to find their way around.

Six ways to never get lost in a city again

But when these fail us, and there's no-one to ask for directions, there's a more natural way to navigate, says Tristan Gooley. It's not every week that a massive solar flare knocks out the GPS network, but all it takes is a flat battery or a mechanical fault to hobble your automated orientation aids.

TV Guide UK TV Listings - UK's No 1 TV Listing site for Freeview, Sky, Virgin Media, Freesat & Tiscali TV. Behind the scenes: NORAD's Santa tracker. Editor's note: This story originally ran in 2009.

Behind the scenes: NORAD's Santa tracker

In the spirit of the holidays, we thought we'd run this touching piece again. On a recent Christmas Eve, Jeff Martin found himself forced to explain to a Canadian general why, when Santa Claus passed through Toronto that night, Google Maps had placed the city in the United States. Martin, then a senior marketing manager in Google's Geo group, was part of a huge team of people involved in the joint U.S. -Canada North American Aerospace Defense Command's annual NORAD Santa tracker program, a long-running effort to provide children the world over a live view of Santa's progress as he and his reindeer deliver Christmas presents.

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Brian McDonald on how to make the perfect snowball

This snow makes for terrible snowballs because it won't pack – and it won't pack because of its low moisture content. Try looking for a place where you know the snow will be slightly warmer. The heat given off by a house, for example, could make snow just moist enough to make it good for snowballs. Be patient. Temperature. Worldometers - real time world statistics. Theme songs of early UK TV programmes. Adam Adamant • The Addams family • The Adventure Game • Agony • Alias Smith & Jones • All in the Family • Alvin & the Chipmunks • Andy Pandy • The Andy Williams Show • Annie Oakley • Are you being served?

Theme songs of early UK TV programmes

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