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La Colonia Tovar – A Picturesque German Alpine Village in Venezuela

Posted: 28 Jan 2016 06:22 AM PST

Venezuela is one of the last places you would expect to find a picturesque German alpine village, and yet… La Colonia Tovar, also known as 'The Germany of the Caribbean', is conspicuous for its white houses with timbers and red roofs surrounded by flower gardens, carefully tended fields and creeks with water mills, and its hearty German cuisine of sausages and sauerkraut and large slices of black forest cake followed by a cold pint of beer.

Meet India’s Moonwalking Traffic Cop

Posted: 28 Jan 2016 05:30 AM PST

Kunwar Ranjeet Singh, a self-confessed Michael Jackson fan, is also India's most fascinating traffic cop. Drawing inspiration from his idol, he 'moonwalks' his way through his daily duties in one of the busiest intersections of the city of Indore, in central India.

Family Builds Glass Greenhouse around Their Home to Warm It Naturally

Posted: 28 Jan 2016 03:50 AM PST

Even though the average temperature in Stockholm, Sweden, is at a frigid 27 degrees Fahrenheit, Marie Granmar, Charles Sacilotto and their young son enjoy a cozy atmosphre all year round. The young couple have managed to harness the power of the sun by encasing their home in a giant glass greenhouse.

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