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Forbidden Destinations You Can Never Visit in your whole life

Considering the staggering rates of global expansion and technology development, it’s impossible to imagine that there is even a sliver of this planet that remains undiscovered or unexplored. So there’s a certain comfort in knowing that, even today, there are mysteries that remain unexplored.

From man-made, guarded structures to natural enigmas protected by environmental science, a slew of spots across the globe are entirely forbidden to outside travellers. Picture islands teeming with vipers, extraterrestrial secrets, locked mysteries of religion, virgin wildlife and entire societies that have never made contact with the outside world.

Many of these locations are still shrouded in intrigue, with their goings-on staying behind closed doors. Other locations are better understood, though still off-limits due to a variety of safety, scientific or governmental regulations.

While the allure of the taboo and forbidden is undeniable, you’d be hard-pressed to swindle your way into these  forbidden places — and in many cases, you probably wouldn’t want to. Still, in a world full of places you can discover, it’s intriguing to consider the places you can’t.

Snake island , Brazil Poisonous snakes keep this aptly named island forbidden. Not that anyone is complaining.

About 93 miles off the coast of Sao Paulo, Brazil is Ilha da Queimada Granda, also known as Snake Island. To what does it owe this title? Researchers estimate there are between one and five snakes here per 10 square feet. The snakes, specifically golden lanceheads, are known for their poison, which literally disintegrates flesh around their bites. Continue reading

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Parmish Verma, Punjabi singer, was shot at by unidentified assailants in Mohali

Parmish Verma, a popular Punjabi singer, was shot at by unidentified assailants in Mohali on Saturday.

Known for his hit song ‘Gaal Nahin Kadhnai’, Verma was admitted to a private hospital where he was given medical treatment. Police say he is out of danger, but has injured his knee.

“Some unidentified persons fired shots at Verma last night at Sector Continue reading

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To visit America’s richest zip code, you’ll first need a boat

Ferry boats from Fisher Island are seen navigating Government Cut near Downtown Miami, which can be seen in the background.pc:ht

The richest zip code in America is just as exclusive and elite as the people who live there. Fisher Island, located just off the coast of Miami, is accessible only by ferry or water taxi and is a haven for the world’s richest.

The 216-acre island has diverse residents, representing over 50 nationalities and professions ranging from professional athletes and supermodels to executives and lawyers.

The average income in Fisher Island, zip code 33109, was $2.5 million in Continue reading

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Hackers delete most watched YouTube video Despacito, restore it

Despacito is the most watched video on YouTube.pc:ht

YouTube’s Vevo account which shows official music videos, live interviews and more has reportedly been hacked. Vevo accounts of popular singers have been hacked and the most watched music video on YouTube, ‘Despacito’ was deleted. The video was unavailable on YouTube for over an hour but is back again.

This was first shared on The Hacker News which now has a thread with the latest updates on the YouTube hack. The original link of the music video on YouTube read, “This video has been removed by the user”. Also if you searched for “Despacito” on YouTube, the official music video doesn’t appear.

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These 10 movies are so scary that viewers are forced to switch them off midway, says Netflix

After the success of Veronica, the new horror film released on Netflix, whose claim to fame was that several audience members were too scared to finish it, the streaming service has released a list of other horror movies that it says were too terrifying for viewers to watch in full.

Soon after the movie premiered on Netflix, tweets such as these were being posted online:

According to Bloody Disgusting, these 10 movies were turned off after 70% of their runtime, indicating more than just disinterest. “Technically speaking, these are the top horror films that committed viewers just couldn’t finish – they made it halfway through, they made it past the climax, but they just couldn’t survive until the end,” the report quotes PR firm Edelman as saying.

Here is the list, in no particular order: Continue reading

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‘This profession is truly a killer’- Hansal Mehta Tweeted, Raees actor Narendra Jha dead

Actor Narendra Jha, 55, died Wednesday morning after a cardiac arrest.

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Bollywood actor Narendra Jha, who was recently seen in the role of Musa Bhai in Shah Rukh Khan’s Raees (2017), died after suffering a cardiac arrest on Wednesday morning at his farmhouse in Wada. According to reports, it was his third heart attack; he was 55.

Narendra was at his farmhouse in Nanegaon, Maharashtra, when he complained of chest pain, the actor’s driver told IANS. “He had no health issues and last night (Tuesday) he was fine. He ate properly and spoke to us… Things were fine. Around 4am today, he felt a chest pain so we took him to a nearby hospital, but everything was over by then,” Lakshman Singh, the Continue reading

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Now, playing national anthem in Maharashtra cinema halls not mandatory

Playing the national anthem in cinema halls before screening films is not mandatory in Maharashtra now.

Following the Supreme Court’s order last month, the state home department has directed all district administrations and police commissioners to implement the order and submit a report in stipulated time. Maharashtra was among the first few states to make the national anthem mandatory in cinema halls in 2003.

The state home department issued the order, dated February 1 Continue reading

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Karni Sena accepts Padmaavat glorifies Rajput valour, withdraws protest

After more than a year of launching massive protests against Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavati, later christened Padmaavat, for allegedly distorting history, Karni Sena announced on Friday that it decided to take back its protest and accepted that the movie glorifies the valour of the Rajputs.

The protests started in January 2016 when Bhansali was assaulted on the sets of the film in Jaipur as the members of the fringe group claimed that the film has a romantic sequence between Deepika Padukone’s Padmini and Ranveer Singh’s Alauddin Khilji. Despite the filmmaker’s denial that no such scene exists, the protests continued in many states across India and came to a head around film’s release. Padukone and Bhansali also faced death threats .

Now, Shri Rashtriya Rajput Karni Sena’s Mumbai leader Yogendra Singh Katar said that Continue reading

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Padmaavat release: Ahmedabad malls vandalised, vehicles set on fire; Section 144 in Gurgaon

Violence and arson hit Ahmedabad on Tuesday night shortly after a candle march by Karni Sena activists against the January 25 release of controversial Bollywood film Padmaavat.

More than 150 four-wheelers and two-wheelers were damaged as mobs went on the rampage after 8pm, targeting three malls with multiplexes and a standalone theatre complex in the western part of the city.

Karni Sena’s Gujarat unit chief Raj Shekhwat said their activists had nothing to do with the vandalism. “The violence is condemnable. Karni Sena is not involved in the incidents,” he added.

Three city malls — Acropolis, Ahmedabad One, Himalaya Mall — and Continue reading

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WRITE INDIA SEASON 2 – Give a chance to your writing skills

Launched last year with 11 leading Indian authors, Write India is a unique platform where we inspire, encourage and evaluate good writing with the help of established authors. An unprecedented crowd-sourced short story contest, Write India attracts people of all ages and professions and has already turned many dreams into reality. Of the 111 winners declared for Season 1, 33 have already been printed, while many others are in the process of being published. Embarking on our second season, we are all set to uncover more of India’s story-telling potential with a panel of 10 star authors! Come, write with us, India!

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