7 Headlines You Won’t Read Anywhere Else Today: May 3

By Tara MacIsaac, Epoch Times
May 3, 2014 8:05 am Last Updated: May 3, 2014 8:10 am

Spain: Top 10: Spanish romantic nicknames for lovers

Are you a fatty, a half-orange or just somebody’s darling? When it comes to romantic nicknames for boyfriends and girlfriends, Spaniards are every bit as inventive and outrageous as you would expect. … (Read more)

The Local

 

India: Kerala to have more ‘all-women cafes’

After its success saga in several sectors, Kerala’s neighbourhood network ‘Kudumbasree’ is all set to expand its much popular all-women cafes across the state. … (Read more)

Times of India

 

United Arab Emirates: Extraordinary UAE timelapse video wins Mohammad’s approval

See the 7-minute film, which took over 2 years to make and features incredible scenes from across Dubai and Abu Dhabi
It’s the time lapse video to rule all timelapse videos, and it’s shot right here in the UAE.

Beno Saradzic’s expertly made film takes you on a tour of every wonder of the emirates and leaves you begging for more when the credits roll in. … (Read more)

Gulf News

BEYOND – Memoirs In A Time Lapse from Beno Saradzic on Vimeo.

 

Iceland: UK concerned about threat of Icelandic volcanoes

A UK government report has claimed that if one of Iceland’s “super volcanoes” erupted, it could pose just as big a threat to security as nuclear terrorism. … (Read more)

Ice News

 

Canada: 1,000 native women murdered, missing in Canada over 30 years: RCMP

The RCMP revealed Thursday a shocking number — nearly 1,200 aboriginal women have been murdered or gone missing in Canada in the past 30 years. … (Read more)

Toronto Star

 

Japan: Okinawan ‘shisa’ guardians ward off evil spirits, ensure happiness

“Shisa,” a traditional decoration modeled after the half-dog, half-lion guardians in Okinawan mythology, are found everywhere in the southernmost prefecture. They are placed on red tile roofs or flanking the front entrance to residences. … (Read more)

Asahi

 

Ireland: Harvard professor to get €50,000 for six-hour HSE class

A Harvard professor is being paid $70,000 (€50,489) to give a two-day masterclass in Dublin to the Health Service Executive on Value in Healthcare. … (Read more)

Irish Times

 

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