Special Highway for Russia’s wealthy and privileged to bypass traffic

Special Highway for Russia’s wealthy and privileged to bypass traffic
It’s known as the “special highway” — a wide, flat road, with a lane down the middle, that links the Kremlin with President Vladimir V. Putin’s residence in the pine woods, 14 miles outside of Moscow. Reserved by law for emergencies, the median lane is used mostly by Russia’s wealthy and privileged to bypass traffic. ...

Optical illusion – picture will fade away if you stare at it

Optical illusion - picture will fade away if you stare at it
Take a look at the image below. (It might help to open it in a new tab and zoom in). Pick a spot in the center of the picture, and stare only at that spot for about 20 seconds. Try to let your eyes relax there, without letting them stray to any other corner of ...

Police Lose 1200 pounds of Cannabis, Blame Addicted Rats

Police Lose 1200 pounds of Cannabis, Blame Addicted Rats
Police inspectors in Pilar, Argentina’s Buenos Aires province, were recently questioned about the disappearance of 1200 pounds of marijuana from the evidence room, and the best explanation they could come up with was that addicted rats ate it all. It all started when Commissioner Emilio Portero relieved his partner Javier Specia, as head of the ...