Stuck in time – meet the man who lives like it’s 1946

35-year-old Ben Sansum isn’t very impressed with high-tech gadgets, modern appliances or the internet. Instead, he prefers the old-world charm of the 1940s. So when he purchased a small four-room Victorian cottage in Godmanchester a few years ago, he worked very hard to transform it into the perfect period house. Now, he lives surrounded by furniture More...

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By Peoples Daily On Friday, July 11th, 2014
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Quirky paper bag speed dating craze lets personality take centre stage

While most people rely heavily on looks while speed dating, this new trend in London is forcing people to do the exact opposite – choose by personality. ‘Paper Bag Speed Dating’ doesn’t allow you to see More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, July 10th, 2014
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Abandoned Bangkok shopping mall houses world’s most amazing accidental fish pond

From the outside, this four-storey, roofless, dilapidated structure located on a busy Bangkok intersection looks pretty much worthless. But the ruins of the once-vibrant New World Mall now house a different world More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, July 10th, 2014
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World’s fastest talking woman speaks 11 words per second

Motor mouth’ Fran Capo is a fast talker – the woman can churn out over 600 words a minute, or 11 words per second! At such high speeds, you might not always be able to understand what she’s saying. I just More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, July 3rd, 2014
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Chinese entrepreneur turns industrial concrete tube into popular low-cost hotel

While some people enjoy luxurious travel, others are more than happy to make do with the bare minimum. A clever Chinese hotelier has used this fact to his advantage – he constructed a highly unusual, low cost More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, July 3rd, 2014
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Croatian man can allegedly perform miracles just by gazing at people

Braco the Gazer has a special talent in the realm of alternative spirituality. He can heal people by just by gazing at them for a few minutes. Hundreds claim that their aches and ailments have all vanished after More...

By Peoples Daily On Sunday, June 8th, 2014
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Dad takes photo of 18-year-old daughter every single day of her life

Dad Munish Bansal started by taking pictures of his wife Rita’s ultrasound images when she was pregnant with their daughter Suman in January 1996. He has since captured daughter Suman growing from baby to More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, June 2nd, 2014
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Who needs a car when you have a drivable suitcase?

If you thought suitcases with wheels were handy, wait till you check out this new invention. It’s an electric suitcase that not only has wheels, but is also equipped with a small motor – so instead of carrying More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
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20-year-old Taiwanese artist creates amazing cardboard models

20-year-old Zhongkai Xiang, from Taiwan, is just like any other boy of his age – interested in animals, monsters, robots and dinosaurs. But Zhongkai is special – he has a rare artistic ability that allows him More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
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Japanese company launches pillow specifically designed for pillow fighting

Did you know that pillow fighting is actually a serious sport in Japan? And that there exists a pillow specifically designed to be used in official pillow fights? And that it is the ‘Officially Recognized Pillow More...