Russian Wildfire

Last month, Russia endured the hottest July ever recorded since records began 130 years ago. The intense heat and drought affecting central Russia has been drying out trees and peat marshes, which have been catching fire recently, burning forests, fields and houses across a massive region. Some 500 new fires have been reported in the last 24 hours alone, and a mobilization of hundreds of thousands of emergency workers is underway to combat them. President Dmitry Medvedev has now declared a state of emergency in seven regions. To date, over 1,500 homes have been destroyed and 40 lives have been lost. as wildfires continue across over 300,000 acres.


MaGnetic hill in ladakh (India) defies gravity ```

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Have you ever heard of a place on earth that defies gravity? unbelievable, is it? Nestled in the lap of snow caped Himalayan ranges and silver valleys, Ladakh in India has a Magnetic hill where a vehicle moves up a steep hill even with their ignition off. The Magnetic hill or Gravity Hill is situated at a distance of 30 km from the capital city Leh and is located on the Leh-Kargil-Baltik national highway, at a height of
The magnetic power here can be experienced by switching off the vehicle at a certain spot here. You will notice the vehicle moving up the hill in no time at a speed of about 20 km/hr. The experience is also termed as Himalayan wonder and is a must if you happen to venture into the Himalayan territory of this part of the world.

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Even while flying around this region, one can feel the pull of magnetic field. As reported by the local people and Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), when the helicopters and aircrafts come with in the radius of this hill, they start to jerk. To avoid accidents, the fliers are advised to fly at specific speed and height.
The area has become a popular sight seeing place also because of the sikh Gurudwara near the hill which is maintained by the Indian Army. Guru Nanak Dev, the first of the ten Gurus of Sikhism had meditated near this hill in the 17th century. The Magnetic wonder combined with religious sentiments makes this place a must visit while travelling to Ladakh.

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People come to this Himalayan terrain for the sheer adventure and rush of adrenalin for this mountain beauty is more rugged than you would have thought.

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Khardung La, a region in Ladakh is the highest motorable road in the world. Once you reach here, you fell on top of the world. Literally!

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Missing Letter Makes for Funny Neon Signs

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