Weaving the Bridge at Q’eswachaka

Weaving the Bridge at Q’eswachaka

Every year, local communities on either side of the Apurimac River Canyon use traditional Inka engineering techniques to rebuild the Q'eswachaka Bridge. The old bridge is taken down and the new bridge is built in only three days. The bridge has been rebuilt in this same location continually since the time of the Inka.

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5 Horrifying Laws It Took WAY Too Long To Fix

5 Horrifying Laws It Took WAY Too Long To Fix

Every country has a dark past; we know and accept that. History was just an awful place to be. But you can define "past" in a lot of ways — one hopes that when nations refer to their bleak history, they mean centuries ago, and not "earlier this morning." One hopes … New Zealand is Australia's Canada: They're like a quieter, more polite version of their occasionally insane neighbor. NZ ranks 10th on the world's Social Progress Index…

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1MDB: The inside story of the world’s biggest financial scandal

1MDB: The inside story of the world’s biggest financial scandal

On 22 June 2015, Xavier Justo, a 48-year-old retired Swiss banker, walked towards the front door of his brand new boutique hotel on Koh Samui, a tropical Thai island. He had spent the past three years building the luxurious white-stone complex of chalets and apartments overlooking the shimmering sea and was almost ready to open for business. All he needed was a licence. Justo had arrived in Thailand four years earlier, having fled the drab world of finance in London. In 2011, he and his girlfriend Laura toured the…

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Disney Wants to Track Park Visitors By Secretly Photographing Their Shoes Like a Creep

Disney Wants to Track Park Visitors By Secretly Photographing Their Shoes Like a Creep

With millions of tourists visiting its theme parks around the world each year, it makes sense that Disney would want to track how visitors move about its attractions to help minimize lines and crowds and also to provide a unique experience for each guest. But does it have to sound so incredibly creepy?

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