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40 Most Impressive Libraries Around The World

Admont Abbey Library, Austria Although this astonishingly beautiful library looks as though it would exist only in a Disney movie rather than real life, the Admont Abbey Library was built in 1776 and remains the largest monistic library in the world. 9 Surreal Places You Need To Visit Before You Die. “Unbelievable”, “bizarre”, “surreal”, “dreamlike”, “out of this world”… These are just a few words you can’t help using to describe the places featured here.

9 Surreal Places You Need To Visit Before You Die

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Underwater graveyard full of WWII planes is otherworldly

Although divers have enjoyed exploring the underwater graveyard since the 1960s, Brandi Mueller's photos allow us to admire these treasures without a wetsuit. "I find diving [to see] the airplanes really exciting," Mueller, a scuba diving instructor and boat captain, told Mashable. "It's a strange thing to see airplanes underwater. Shipwrecks you expect, but not airplanes. " The planes didn't actually crash at this particular location near the Marshall Islands, though. Report: Illinois college chiefs living in 'fantasy world of lavish perks' Illinois community college and university presidents are enjoying a "fantasy world of lavish perks" — including housing allowances, cars, club memberships and generous bonuses — as part of sometimes secret deals that show disregard for taxpayers, according to a new report from state legislators.

Report: Illinois college chiefs living in 'fantasy world of lavish perks'

The perks include a $32,000 housing allowance for the president of Harper College, a $450,000 retention bonus for a former University of Illinois at Chicago chancellor and $30,000 toward two retirement plans in addition to state pension contributions for the Elgin Community College president. Lawmakers want to rein in those benefits amid a state budget crisis and public outcry over tuition costs. A Senate panel that investigated the issue plans to recommend several reforms, including state-run audits of community colleges and restriction of severance pay to one year's salary, according to a copy of the report obtained by the Tribune. Mini Zen Glass Terrarium. 3 Ways to Open a Wine Bottle Without a Corkscrew. How to Tie a Variety of Different Tie Knots Ranging From Simple to Complex.

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Top 20 military phrases used by military families. Sgt.

Top 20 military phrases used by military families

Nathan Phelps embraces his wife, Kalan, and one-year-old daughter Peyton for the first time in nine months upon returning from a deployment to Afghanistan. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Sherba, 8th Military Police Brigade Public Affairs, 8th Theater Sustainment Command) 69 Awesome Brain Hacks That Give You Mind-Blowing Powers. We don't know much about computer hacking here at Cracked, because that stuff involves numbers, but we've come across a whole bunch of different crazy brain and body hacks over the years.

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The 38 Most Haunting Abandoned Places On Earth Just Might Give You Chills…

Work started on this 105 story hotel only a few years before a massive famine plagued the country. Abandoned for 16 years, work once again began in 2008, when it was coated in $150 million worth of glass. Foreign guests have reported that although the structure now looks complete on the outside, a lot of the interior is still abandoned and incomplete.

The Best Things You Can Do at Costco Without a Membership. The 33 Most Beautiful Abandoned Places In The World. 18 Popular Sites Like Lifehack (Updated: Jun 4th, 2014) NATO phonetic alphabet. The NATO phonetic alphabet, more accurately known as the International Radiotelephony Spelling Alphabet and also called the ICAO phonetic or ICAO spelling alphabet, as well as the ITU phonetic alphabet, is the most widely used spelling alphabet.

NATO phonetic alphabet

Although often called "phonetic alphabets", spelling alphabets are unassociated with such phonetic transcription systems as the International Phonetic Alphabet; instead, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) alphabet so assigned code words acrophonically to the letters of the English alphabet that critical combinations of letters and numbers can be pronounced and understood despite language barriers or transmission static. International adoption[edit] NATO[edit] History[edit] The ICAO developed this system in the 1950s in order to account for discrepancies that might arise in communications as a result of multiple alphabet naming systems coexisting in different places and organizations.[4] Code words[edit] Letters[edit] Digits[edit]

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