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Indonesian’s bizarre ritual of digging up its dead to give them a wash, groom and dress them in new clothes (video)


This zombie-like ritual is called Ma’nene and takes place in Toraja in South Sulawesi. The Torajan people say the dead live in their hearts and minds. They dig up the mummified bodies of their dead relatives every few years and change their clothes and clean their bodies and crypts. Families even exhume children and babies.

Woman Robbed During Life Interview (Video)

Brazilian Woman Robbed During Life Interview

The woman was complaining about the lack of police last week when a thief attempted to snatch her gold necklace in broad daylight. The woman, who was not named, was speaking to RJTV about a lack of police when the mugger attacked. The man failed in his shot at snatching the necklace, breaking the chain

Cafe where everything is free… except the time spent there

Ziferblat cafe London

First cafe where everything is free, except the time spent there, has been opened in London. All drinks are free, but you pay 3p-per-minute to be there. It’s about the Russian cafe chain “Ziferblat”. Its owner Ivan Mitin has already opened ten such cafes in Russia and now he decided to promote the idea around

Plans afoot for Dubai’s first underwater hotel

Plans afoot for Dubai's first underwater hotel

Dubai is no stranger to breaking records. First, they built the world’s largest mall, then they built the world’s tallest building… And now, if plans come to fruition, the emirate could become home to the world’s largest underwater hotel. The Water Discus hotel has been designed by Polish company Deep Ocean Technology (DOT) with the

Winter wonderland: Stunning snow sculptures China’s annual ice festival (video)

Winter wonderland: Stunning snow sculptures China's annual ice festival

These beautiful ice sculptures create a real winter wonderland as they are painstakingly created from huge mounds of compressed snow for China’s annual ice festival. After thousands of man hours in the making, the stunning sculptures are finally ready for the throngs of tourists at the annual Jingyue Snow World festival in Jingyuetan National Forest