Ellora Caves

1 . Ellora Caves The Ellora caves, locally known as Verul Leni is located on the Aurangabad Chalisgaon road at a distance of 30 km north northwest of Aurangabad, the district headquarters. The name Ellora itself inspires everyone as it represents one of the largest rock hewn monastic temple complexes in the entire world. Ellora is also world famous for the largest single monolithic excavation in the world, the great Kailasa (Cave 16). The visit to these caves is enjoyed maximum during monsoon, when every stream is filled with rainwater, and the entire environ is lush green. The monsoon is not only a season of rains in this part, the local

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1 . Ellora Caves The Ellora caves, locally known as Verul Leni is located on the Aurangabad Chalisgaon road at a distance of 30 km north northwest of Aurangabad, the district headquarters. The name Ellora itself inspires everyone as it represents one of the largest rock hewn monastic temple complexes in the entire world. Ellora is also world famous for the largest single monolithic excavation in the world, the great Kailasa (Cave 16). The visit to these caves is enjoyed maximum during monsoon, when every stream is filled with rainwater, and the entire environ is lush green. The monsoon is not only a season of rains in this part, the local

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Weird Country Names

1 . Saint Louis du Ha Ha QC The municipality of SaintLouisduHa! Ha! in Quebec has a name that makes perfect sense in French. Sort of. The Ha! Ha! is officially traced back to an archaic French term, The haha, which means an unexpected obstacle or dead end. This would refer to Lake T 2 . Nottawa ON Super punny and geographically accurate, this towns claim to fame is that its, well, not Ottawa. 3 . SANTA CLAUS INDIANA In 1854, a group of pioneers settled in southwest Indiana and established a small town called Santa Fe. But when they applied to get a post office two years later, they were

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1 . Saint Louis du Ha Ha QC The municipality of SaintLouisduHa! Ha! in Quebec has a name that makes perfect sense in French. Sort of. The Ha! Ha! is officially traced back to an archaic French term, The haha, which means an unexpected obstacle or dead end. This would refer to Lake T 2 . Nottawa ON Super punny and geographically accurate, this towns claim to fame is that its, well, not Ottawa. 3 . SANTA CLAUS INDIANA In 1854, a group of pioneers settled in southwest Indiana and established a small town called Santa Fe. But when they applied to get a post office two years later, they were

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Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar

1 . Biography Born April 14, 1891 Died December 6, 1956Achievements Dr. B.R. Ambedkar was elected as the chairman of the drafting committee that was constituted by the Constituent Assembly to draft a constitution for the independent India; he was the first Law Minister of India; conferred Bharat Ratna in 1990.Dr. B.R. Ambedkar is viewed as messiah of dalits and downtrodden in India. He was the chairman of the drafting committee that was constituted by the Constituent Assembly in 1947 to draft a constitution for the independent India. He played a seminal role in the framing of the constitution. Bhimrao Ambedkar was also the first Law Minister of India. For his

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1 . Biography Born April 14, 1891 Died December 6, 1956Achievements Dr. B.R. Ambedkar was elected as the chairman of the drafting committee that was constituted by the Constituent Assembly to draft a constitution for the independent India; he was the first Law Minister of India; conferred Bharat Ratna in 1990.Dr. B.R. Ambedkar is viewed as messiah of dalits and downtrodden in India. He was the chairman of the drafting committee that was constituted by the Constituent Assembly in 1947 to draft a constitution for the independent India. He played a seminal role in the framing of the constitution. Bhimrao Ambedkar was also the first Law Minister of India. For his

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Unbelievable Facts About Alcohol

1 . Diet mixers get you more drunk According to study conducted in early 2013, spirits mixed with diet pop get you 18 percent drunker than spirits mixed with the full fat varieties. The theory is that your body recognises full sugar drinks as food, which slows down alcohol absorption, whereas diet drinks do not. So before you tease anyone for ordering a vodka and Diet Coke, remember They are drinking the hard stuff. 2 . Wanting to get drunk is natural Possibly The drunken monkey hypothesis put forward by Dr. Robert Dudley of the University of California suggests that human attraction to ethanol (pure alcohol) may have a genetic basis.He

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1 . Diet mixers get you more drunk According to study conducted in early 2013, spirits mixed with diet pop get you 18 percent drunker than spirits mixed with the full fat varieties. The theory is that your body recognises full sugar drinks as food, which slows down alcohol absorption, whereas diet drinks do not. So before you tease anyone for ordering a vodka and Diet Coke, remember They are drinking the hard stuff. 2 . Wanting to get drunk is natural Possibly The drunken monkey hypothesis put forward by Dr. Robert Dudley of the University of California suggests that human attraction to ethanol (pure alcohol) may have a genetic basis.He

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Home Design Ideas

1 . Turn off the switch De electrify your dining room. Put candles on the sideboard and in the sconces and even in your chandelier Marjorie Skouras makes one thats dripping with coral. So romantic. Who cares what you serve. 2 . Use something natural Buy a tree in a basket or planter and put it in your loneliest corner. I love a fiddle leaf fig for its sweet platypus bill like leaves. If you want to go the extra mile, stick some uplights behind it. 3 . Divide and conquer I once had a friend stay with me for a week and she cleaned out all my drawers. It was

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1 . Turn off the switch De electrify your dining room. Put candles on the sideboard and in the sconces and even in your chandelier Marjorie Skouras makes one thats dripping with coral. So romantic. Who cares what you serve. 2 . Use something natural Buy a tree in a basket or planter and put it in your loneliest corner. I love a fiddle leaf fig for its sweet platypus bill like leaves. If you want to go the extra mile, stick some uplights behind it. 3 . Divide and conquer I once had a friend stay with me for a week and she cleaned out all my drawers. It was

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Most Useless Inventions Ever

1 . Portable Chin Rest A chinrest is a shaped piece of wood (or plastic) attached to the body of a violin or a viola to aid in the positioning of the player jaw or chin on the instrument.The chinrest may be made of ebony, rosewood, boxwood, or plastic.It was invented by Louis Spohr in the early 19th century historically, this has been explained as a response to increasingly difficult repertoire which demanded freer left hand techniques than had previously been used however, Spohr intended his small block attached to the bout to protect the tailpiece, which he reportedly broke with his vigorous playing.However, after being promoted by prominent violinists of

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1 . Portable Chin Rest A chinrest is a shaped piece of wood (or plastic) attached to the body of a violin or a viola to aid in the positioning of the player jaw or chin on the instrument.The chinrest may be made of ebony, rosewood, boxwood, or plastic.It was invented by Louis Spohr in the early 19th century historically, this has been explained as a response to increasingly difficult repertoire which demanded freer left hand techniques than had previously been used however, Spohr intended his small block attached to the bout to protect the tailpiece, which he reportedly broke with his vigorous playing.However, after being promoted by prominent violinists of

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Azim Premji

1 . Biography Born July 24, 1945 Achievements Chairman of Wipro Technologies, Richest Indian for the past several years, Honored with Padma Bhushan in 2005.Azim Premji is Chairman of Wipro Technologies, one of the largest software companies in India. He is an icon among Indian businessmen and his success story is a source of inspiration to a number of budding entrepreneurs.Born on July 24, 1945, Azim Hashim Premji was studying Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, USA when due to the sudden demise of his father, he was called upon to handle the family business. Azim Premji took over the reins of family business in 1966 at the age of 21.At the

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1 . Biography Born July 24, 1945 Achievements Chairman of Wipro Technologies, Richest Indian for the past several years, Honored with Padma Bhushan in 2005.Azim Premji is Chairman of Wipro Technologies, one of the largest software companies in India. He is an icon among Indian businessmen and his success story is a source of inspiration to a number of budding entrepreneurs.Born on July 24, 1945, Azim Hashim Premji was studying Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, USA when due to the sudden demise of his father, he was called upon to handle the family business. Azim Premji took over the reins of family business in 1966 at the age of 21.At the

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Flowers

1 . Iris Persica Persian Iris A native of Persia. Flowers in February and March. Its beauty, early appearance, and fragrant blossoms, make it highly esteemed by all lovers of flowers, like the Hyacinth or Narcissus it will blow within doors in a water glass, but stronger in a small pot of sand, or sandy loam, a few flowers will scent a whole apartment it will also blossom in the open air, but requires warmth and shelter, it is propagated by offsets and seeds, the best flowering roots are imported from Holland, they bear forcing well, and hence this plant may be had to flower a full month or six weeks

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1 . Iris Persica Persian Iris A native of Persia. Flowers in February and March. Its beauty, early appearance, and fragrant blossoms, make it highly esteemed by all lovers of flowers, like the Hyacinth or Narcissus it will blow within doors in a water glass, but stronger in a small pot of sand, or sandy loam, a few flowers will scent a whole apartment it will also blossom in the open air, but requires warmth and shelter, it is propagated by offsets and seeds, the best flowering roots are imported from Holland, they bear forcing well, and hence this plant may be had to flower a full month or six weeks

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Most Extensive Metro Systems In The World

1 . Tianjin Metro The second city in China to open a metro system after Beijing, Tianjin has 80 miles of track that service 76 stations. 2 . Busan Subway The subway system of Busan in South Korea, this underground network has 128 stations along 81 miles of track. 3 . Osaka Municipal Subway An integral part of the extensive mass transit system of Greater Osaka, the Osaka Municipal Subway runs for 86 miles and stops at 101 stations. 4 . Hamburg S Bahn This rail network in the German city of Hamburg makes stops at 68 stations along 86 miles of track. 5 . Mass Rapid Transit Singapore Spanning the

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1 . Tianjin Metro The second city in China to open a metro system after Beijing, Tianjin has 80 miles of track that service 76 stations. 2 . Busan Subway The subway system of Busan in South Korea, this underground network has 128 stations along 81 miles of track. 3 . Osaka Municipal Subway An integral part of the extensive mass transit system of Greater Osaka, the Osaka Municipal Subway runs for 86 miles and stops at 101 stations. 4 . Hamburg S Bahn This rail network in the German city of Hamburg makes stops at 68 stations along 86 miles of track. 5 . Mass Rapid Transit Singapore Spanning the

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Incredible People With Real Superpowers

1 . Wim Hof is the Iceman Able to withstand extreme cold temperatures, Wim Hof is the real life Iceman. Hof holds twenty one Guinness World Records including a world record for the longest ice bath. He describes his ability to withstand extreme cold temperatures as being able to turn his own thermostat up by using his mind. 2 . Kevin Richardson has the ability to understand animals Also known as the lion whisperer, Kevin Richardson has become a legend worldwide for being befriending wild animals such as such as lions, cheetahs, and hyenas. The friendship is so complete that Richardson has even been filmed walking, playing and sleeping among these

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1 . Wim Hof is the Iceman Able to withstand extreme cold temperatures, Wim Hof is the real life Iceman. Hof holds twenty one Guinness World Records including a world record for the longest ice bath. He describes his ability to withstand extreme cold temperatures as being able to turn his own thermostat up by using his mind. 2 . Kevin Richardson has the ability to understand animals Also known as the lion whisperer, Kevin Richardson has become a legend worldwide for being befriending wild animals such as such as lions, cheetahs, and hyenas. The friendship is so complete that Richardson has even been filmed walking, playing and sleeping among these

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Most Influential People in the World

1 . Fathi Terbil Human Rights Lawyer In 1996, after a Libyan prison uprising, Gaddafis regime refused to release the names of the thousands of inmates they had killed. Many family members who questioned Gaddafi ended up in prison themselves. Fathi, aware of the risk, took up their case and was of course arrested not long after. His arrest, however, led to rioting and demonstrations that ended the regime of a brutal dictator. 2 . Julian Assange Muckraker The subject of much controversy, this Australian born hacker was chosen to be the face of wikileaks from among his peers due to the fact that he had no wife, kids, or even

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1 . Fathi Terbil Human Rights Lawyer In 1996, after a Libyan prison uprising, Gaddafis regime refused to release the names of the thousands of inmates they had killed. Many family members who questioned Gaddafi ended up in prison themselves. Fathi, aware of the risk, took up their case and was of course arrested not long after. His arrest, however, led to rioting and demonstrations that ended the regime of a brutal dictator. 2 . Julian Assange Muckraker The subject of much controversy, this Australian born hacker was chosen to be the face of wikileaks from among his peers due to the fact that he had no wife, kids, or even

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Benefits of Iceberg lettuce

1 . What is Iceberg Lettuce Iceberg lettuce is the most commonly purchased type of lettuce in America. It comes in large balls of wrapped leaves, and is well suited for cold environments. It contains more water than other types of lettuce, giving it a refreshingly crisp yet moisturized texture. It is a popular choice for homemade salads and toppings for mexican dishes. Iceberg lettuce can be found in almost every supermarket across the country. It is also known as crisphead lettuce. 2 . Current Facts Iceberg lettuce is one of six types of lettuce in the Lactuca sativa family. It is the only lettuce type that does not occur in

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1 . What is Iceberg Lettuce Iceberg lettuce is the most commonly purchased type of lettuce in America. It comes in large balls of wrapped leaves, and is well suited for cold environments. It contains more water than other types of lettuce, giving it a refreshingly crisp yet moisturized texture. It is a popular choice for homemade salads and toppings for mexican dishes. Iceberg lettuce can be found in almost every supermarket across the country. It is also known as crisphead lettuce. 2 . Current Facts Iceberg lettuce is one of six types of lettuce in the Lactuca sativa family. It is the only lettuce type that does not occur in

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Swach Bharat Abhiyan

1 . PM launches Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today (2.10.2014) exhorted people to fulfil Mahatma Gandhi vision of Clean India.Launching the Swachh Bharat Abhan at Rajpath in New Delhi, the Prime Minister paid homage to two great sons of Mother India, Mahatma Gandhi and former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri, on their birth anniversary. 2 . PM Shri Narendra Modi message on Swachh Bharat I am sure you have heard time and again that cleanliness is next to Godliness.Alas, things are often different when it comes to putting this into practice.On 2nd October we are launching Swachh Bharat Mission, a massive mass movement, that seeks to

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1 . PM launches Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today (2.10.2014) exhorted people to fulfil Mahatma Gandhi vision of Clean India.Launching the Swachh Bharat Abhan at Rajpath in New Delhi, the Prime Minister paid homage to two great sons of Mother India, Mahatma Gandhi and former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri, on their birth anniversary. 2 . PM Shri Narendra Modi message on Swachh Bharat I am sure you have heard time and again that cleanliness is next to Godliness.Alas, things are often different when it comes to putting this into practice.On 2nd October we are launching Swachh Bharat Mission, a massive mass movement, that seeks to

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Global Dial Code

1. Western Samoa : Exit Country Code + 685 + The Number The Western Samoa country code is 685. The nationality of Western Samoa is Samoans.The capital of Western Samoa is ApiaLargest Cities in Western Samoa by population: Apia, Vaitele, Faleula, Siusega, Malie, Fasito outa, Vaiusu, Afenga, Nofoali, Solosolo. Local Telephone Prefix: No trunk codes in Western Samoa, just dial direct when calling domestic. 2. China : Exit Country Code + 86 + Area Code + The Number The China country code is 86. The nationality of China is Chinese.The capital of China is BeijingLargest Cities in China by population: Chongqing, Shanghai, Beijing, Tianjin, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Harbin, Shenzhen, Wuhan, Qingdao. Local

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1. Western Samoa : Exit Country Code + 685 + The Number The Western Samoa country code is 685. The nationality of Western Samoa is Samoans.The capital of Western Samoa is ApiaLargest Cities in Western Samoa by population: Apia, Vaitele, Faleula, Siusega, Malie, Fasito outa, Vaiusu, Afenga, Nofoali, Solosolo. Local Telephone Prefix: No trunk codes in Western Samoa, just dial direct when calling domestic. 2. China : Exit Country Code + 86 + Area Code + The Number The China country code is 86. The nationality of China is Chinese.The capital of China is BeijingLargest Cities in China by population: Chongqing, Shanghai, Beijing, Tianjin, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Harbin, Shenzhen, Wuhan, Qingdao. Local

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Most Dangerous Animal in the World

1 . Deathstalker This highly venomous scorpion residing primarily in North Africa and the Middle East is responsible for over 75% of scorpion related deaths every year. Although healthy adults usually only feel unbearable pain, children that are envenomated suffer fever, coma, convulsions, and paralysis before their lungs fill up and they drown in their own fluids. 2 . Africanized Honey Bee An experiment gone wrong, in 1957 a Brazilian bee keeper who was trying to interbreed European and African honey bees accidently let some of his petsget away. Much more aggressive than their European counterparts, these genetically mixed killer beeshave since then spread through out the Americas. They have come

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1 . Deathstalker This highly venomous scorpion residing primarily in North Africa and the Middle East is responsible for over 75% of scorpion related deaths every year. Although healthy adults usually only feel unbearable pain, children that are envenomated suffer fever, coma, convulsions, and paralysis before their lungs fill up and they drown in their own fluids. 2 . Africanized Honey Bee An experiment gone wrong, in 1957 a Brazilian bee keeper who was trying to interbreed European and African honey bees accidently let some of his petsget away. Much more aggressive than their European counterparts, these genetically mixed killer beeshave since then spread through out the Americas. They have come

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Top Cricket Stadiums in the world

1 . The Lords The Lords, Cricket Ground situated in London. The Lords is also called the Home of Cricket. It has remained the centre of ICC committee for a long period of time. The founder of this stadium was Thomas Lord who formed it in 1814, due to which the name of this stadium has become The Lords, Cricket Ground. The first match was played here in 1884. The importance of this ground can easily be judged in the list of Top 10 Best Cricket Stadiums in the World that many final matches of the World Cup have been played here in this ground, like 1975, 1979, 1983 and 1999.

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1 . The Lords The Lords, Cricket Ground situated in London. The Lords is also called the Home of Cricket. It has remained the centre of ICC committee for a long period of time. The founder of this stadium was Thomas Lord who formed it in 1814, due to which the name of this stadium has become The Lords, Cricket Ground. The first match was played here in 1884. The importance of this ground can easily be judged in the list of Top 10 Best Cricket Stadiums in the World that many final matches of the World Cup have been played here in this ground, like 1975, 1979, 1983 and 1999.

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Grandparents Day Celebration

1 . National Grandparents Day National Grandparents Day is a secular holiday celebrated in the United States since 1978 and officially recognized in a number of countries on various days of the year, either as one holiday or sometimes as a separate Grandmothers Day and Grandfathers Day (for the first time Grandma Day was celebrated in Poland in 1965,[1]see below for dates by country). One celebrates both paternal and maternal grandparents. 2 . What do people do Many people honor their grandparents through a range of activities such as gift giving, card giving, and for children to invite their grandparents to school for a day where they participate in special lessons

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1 . National Grandparents Day National Grandparents Day is a secular holiday celebrated in the United States since 1978 and officially recognized in a number of countries on various days of the year, either as one holiday or sometimes as a separate Grandmothers Day and Grandfathers Day (for the first time Grandma Day was celebrated in Poland in 1965,[1]see below for dates by country). One celebrates both paternal and maternal grandparents. 2 . What do people do Many people honor their grandparents through a range of activities such as gift giving, card giving, and for children to invite their grandparents to school for a day where they participate in special lessons

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Sunil Gavaskar

1 . Biography (born 10 July 1949) is a former cricketer who played during the 1970s and 1980s for Bombay and India. Widely regarded as one of the greatest opening batsmen in cricket history, Gavaskar set world records during his career for the most Test runs and most Test centuries scored by any batsman. He held the record of 34 Test centuries for almost two decades before it was broken by Sachin Tendulkar in December 2005. Gavaskar was widely admired for his technique against fast bowling, with a particularly high average of 65.45 against the West Indies, who possessed a four pronged fast bowling attack regarded as the most vicious in

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1 . Biography (born 10 July 1949) is a former cricketer who played during the 1970s and 1980s for Bombay and India. Widely regarded as one of the greatest opening batsmen in cricket history, Gavaskar set world records during his career for the most Test runs and most Test centuries scored by any batsman. He held the record of 34 Test centuries for almost two decades before it was broken by Sachin Tendulkar in December 2005. Gavaskar was widely admired for his technique against fast bowling, with a particularly high average of 65.45 against the West Indies, who possessed a four pronged fast bowling attack regarded as the most vicious in

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Top Cricket Commentators

1 . Bill Lawry Before Bill Lawry pledged his commitments to commentating on radio, he was engaged to cricket as a player. Bill Lawry played for Australia during the 1960s. His test match record speaks of 5234 runs from 67 matches. During his cricketing days Bill Lawry was criticized for lifeless batting, but when he took up commentating after his retirement, he made sure not a shadow of the past criticism verged on his new vocation. Bill Lawry was funny as a commentator and had a unique style of his own.Bill Lawry moved from radio commentary to commentating for Channel 9. Bill Lawrys rather distinctive style has been regularly mimicked in

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1 . Bill Lawry Before Bill Lawry pledged his commitments to commentating on radio, he was engaged to cricket as a player. Bill Lawry played for Australia during the 1960s. His test match record speaks of 5234 runs from 67 matches. During his cricketing days Bill Lawry was criticized for lifeless batting, but when he took up commentating after his retirement, he made sure not a shadow of the past criticism verged on his new vocation. Bill Lawry was funny as a commentator and had a unique style of his own.Bill Lawry moved from radio commentary to commentating for Channel 9. Bill Lawrys rather distinctive style has been regularly mimicked in

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Superheroes That Actually Exist

1 . Zetaman This one takes his role a little too seriously we must admit and that s why he patrols the streets of Portland armed with a steel baton and a 30,000 volt Taser. Zetaman roams the streets looking to help any citizen in need. Although he has never needed to use his weapons, he s always prepared to fight off any criminals who try to stir things up. 2 . Wheel Clamp Man Wheel Clamp Man is an Australian real life superhero who operates in the city of Perth. He travels the city removing clamps from drivers wheels and wears a disguise consisting of a fake mustache (which makes

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1 . Zetaman This one takes his role a little too seriously we must admit and that s why he patrols the streets of Portland armed with a steel baton and a 30,000 volt Taser. Zetaman roams the streets looking to help any citizen in need. Although he has never needed to use his weapons, he s always prepared to fight off any criminals who try to stir things up. 2 . Wheel Clamp Man Wheel Clamp Man is an Australian real life superhero who operates in the city of Perth. He travels the city removing clamps from drivers wheels and wears a disguise consisting of a fake mustache (which makes

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