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Why Is It Dark at Night?

Link Scroll down for today’s pictures & links. Why is it Dark at Night? Or rather, to rephrase the question, Why is Space Dark?. Very cool, often mind-boggling short video. I’m sure you know all the facts, but this is a good show nevertheless. Link Today’s pictures & links: Old Abandoned “Dome” Theater in Beirut, Lebanon Quite impressive blob-like apparition: called Saboune [...]

Most Expensive Flat in History

The World’s most expensive Luxury flat on sale three bedroom flat in history has been sold for almost £200m – despite a dark history involving a murder in its main reception room.Reclusive British property developers Christian and Nick Candy are thought to have made a profit of at least £190m from La Belle Epoque penthouse [...]

Bubble Trouble: The Not-So-Sweet History of Champagne

By Eric Furman Just hearing the word “champagne” conjures up images of sparkling wine, popping corks, and wild celebrations. But mentioning that other Champagne—as in the northeastern region of France—evokes a much more complex bouquet. Filled with wars, political clashes, and controversy, the bubbly region and its eponymous drink have produced a rich history worth toasting [...]