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Are Hong Kong and Macau Countries? (VIDEO)

Posted in Videos » Informative 10 Apr 2014   / 2525 views
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It's time to learn one thing or two about the confusing relationship between China and 'its' islands Hong Kong and Macau.

Also:

Bizarre borders in the world - Canada & USA

Bizarre borders in the world - countries inside countries

So, how many countries are there?

 

Are Hong Kong and Macau Countries?

How Much Does Your Family Own? (38 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle 26 Jul 2013   / 6868 views
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This photo project by Peter Menzel captures families set against the material possessions that they own. The families are all from different countries worldwide such as South Africa, Japan and Iceland.

 

How Much Does Your Family Own?

Typical School Classrooms from Around the World (18 pics)

Posted in Arts » Photography 27 Oct 2012   / 15642 views
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This on-going series of photos entitled “Classroom Portraits”, is by photographer, Julian Germain and was started in 2004. The unique photo tour documents schools from many different countries and gives a fascinating insight into different cultures.

 

Typical School Classrooms from Around the World

Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 24 Oct 2012   / 7612 views
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What if the largest countries had the biggest populations.

 

Picture of the Day

Really Strange Superstitions from Different Countries (10 pics)

Posted in Random » Weird 2 Aug 2012   / 10686 views
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These popular myths from around the world would seem truly weird for every reasonable person.

 

Really Strange Superstitions from Different Countries

World’s Most Drinking Countries (27 pics)

Posted in Random » Weird 9 Jul 2012   / 13107 views
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A report from World Health Organization names the countries which consume the most alcohol per capita annually.

 

25. Latvia

3.30 gal./person

World’s Most Drinking Countries

Captain America Weird Rip-Offs (25 pics)

Posted in Funny » Humor 1 Jun 2012   / 8959 views
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This set of strange and ridiculous pictures show us that Captain America is by no means the only superhero who proudly bears the name of his country.

 

Captain America Weird Rip-Offs

Ordinary Things That Are Banned in Certain Countries (8 pics)

Posted in Random » Weird 24 Apr 2012   / 10853 views
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What is normal to you in your own country may be absolutely illegal abroad, and here are the most curious examples.

Ordinary Things That Are Banned in Certain Countries

Politicians Fighting for Laws in Different Countries

Posted in Funny » LOL 8 Feb 2012   / 5075 views
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In some countries politicians play for keeps and take the political process very seriously...

 

Politicians Fighting for Laws in Different Countries

10 Fascinating Factoids About People & Their Countries (10 pics)

Posted in Random » Awesome 27 Sep 2011   / 10985 views
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Check out these interesting tidbits that you probably never knew about some countries and people from around the globe.

 

10 Fascinating Factoids About People & Their Countries

Bizarrely Named Products (18 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Food 23 Sep 2011   / 6746 views
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Whether they’re wrongly translated or normally named in other countries, these awkwardly named products will make you laugh.

 

Related posts:

Totally Weird Food Names (29 pics)

Funny Odd Names for Candy (29 pics)

Sexy Snacks (23 pics)

Funny Product Names (65 pics)

Most Unfortunate and Hilarious Product Names (11 pics)

 

Bizarrely Named Products

Picture of the Day

Posted in Random » POTD 1 Sep 2011   / 2759 views
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Three countries, one border.

 

Picture of the Day

Heart Clogging Fast Food Options From Different Countries (21 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Food 31 Aug 2011   / 11336 views
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If you have ever wondered if fast food companies serve the same food outside of the United States, now is your chance to find out. See the weird menu options only available in other countries.

 

The Burger King "Meat Monster" (Japan)

Heart Clogging Fast Food Options From Different Countries

Interesting Pictures From Different Countries (30 pics)

Posted in Picdumps 29 Jun 2011   / 13167 views
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We thank our visitor Karina for sending us these pictures. Apparently, Karina like to travel a lot and gathered a nice collection of pictures from her trip around Europe. Here what she wrote:

"Dear Izismile, I've been checking on your website every day and I really love it. I particularly like dailypicdumps which are a source of a positive inspiration that I love to share with my friends and family. Few days ago I thought I could send you some of my pictures so you could have a look."

 

Interesting Pictures From Different Countries

It's Illegal to be Gay but Not a Lesbian in Some Countries (25 pics)

Posted in Random » Weird 22 Apr 2011   / 8261 views
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These are the countries where it is perfectly legal to be a lesbian, but illegal to be a gay man. The punishment for this offense is up to life imprisonment. In one country the punishment is death by stoning. This is 2011, right?

 

Saint Kitts And Nevis

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Penalty: 10 years imprisonment

Arab Censorship (86 pics)

Posted in Pictures 18 Apr 2011   / 22936 views
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There are some unusual prohibitions in advertising in the Muslim world. We had a post about some of them: Oldie of the Day: Censorship in Saudi Arabia (10 pics). They are based on the national and religious peculiarities of Islamic countries.

Any advertising including logos that appear in Arabic-speaking countries should be forcibly adapted to the local cultural values and the Arabic language.

 

Arab Censorship

Meanwhile in Different Countries. Part 2 (25 pics)

Posted in Pictures 24 Feb 2011   / 15844 views
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Another great set of funny pics of what’s happening in different countries, cities and some other places. Enjoy!

 

Check out the previous parts:

Izi Facebook Gallery: Meanwhile… in Different Countries

 

Meanwhile in Different Countries. Part 2

Failed Countries (60 pics)

Posted in Pictures 16 Dec 2010   / 7818 views
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These photos are of the most impoverished and poorest countries in the world. They were taken by the Fund for Peace. In the past 50 years they have been creating a failed states index based on how stable or unstable a county is. These are some of the results.

 

Failed Countries
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