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So, for your viewing pleasure we present Ginormica, a 200-pound, 20-foot long python. That’s more than double the average length of reticulated pythons, according to the University of Michigan’s Museum of Zoology. Don’t believe us? Here’s Rick the Reptile Guy from Florida’s Emerald Coast Zoo measuring the snake: Could it be record-setting? Not quite yet,
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(CNN) — Yosemite National Park’s great Ahwahnee Hotel has its name back. The Ahwahnee was renamed the Majestic Yosemite Hotel after the park’s former concessionaire filed a lawsuit against the National Park Service in September 2015, claiming ownership of some of the park’s trade names and trademarks. The Ahwahnee Hotel was named The Majestic Yosemite
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The incredible creature — a barrel jellyfish — was spotted near Falmouth by broadcaster and biologist Lizzie Daly, who described the encounter as “breathtaking.” “What an unforgettable experience,” she added. “I know barrel jellyfish get really big in size but I have never seen anything like it before!” “It was the best thing I’ve ever
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(CNN) — As a supermodel with a career spanning across three decades, Naomi Campbell has spent a lot of time on airplanes over the years. So it’s no surprise that she’s developed quite a regimented pre-flight routine. Campbell provides an insight into her regular flying ritual on her YouTube channel, “Being Naomi”, and the details
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(CNN) — The pyramids of Egypt have long attracted visitors intrigued by their ancient history, and now travelers have the opportunity to visit a distinctive structure just south of Cairo. Minister of Antiquities Khaled al Anani led a party of foreign ambassadors to the Dahshur Necropolis to inaugurate the so-called Bent Pyramid on Saturday, according
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(CNN) — Lebanon isn’t a destination most people associate with summer vacations. This is partly due to understandable ignorance — most people don’t realize that Lebanon is home to 240 kilometers of azure Mediterranean coastlines and forested mountain ranges culminating in the tallest peak in the Levant. The Middle Eastern country’s food culture, founded on
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(CNN) — A massive manta ray has been filmed repeatedly seeking help from divers, in a remarkable encounter off the coast of Australia. Footage shows Freckles the ray approaching the divers, off the Ningaloo Coast in Western Australia, and showing them that it had fish hooks caught under its eye. One of the divers removed
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Editor’s Note — This essay is part of a column called The Wisdom Project by David Allan, editorial director of Features for CNN. The series is on applying to one’s life the wisdom and philosophy found everywhere, from ancient texts to pop culture. You can follow David at @davidgallan. Don’t miss another Wisdom Project column;
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