Deadly Hailstorm Terrorizes Beachgoers in Russia

A video shows sunbathers and swimmers in the eastern city of Novosibirsk desperately seeking shelter from large hail the size of golf balls falling from the sky. The hail storm can be seen pummeling the Ob River in western Siberia, Russia, on a day which saw temperatures rising to 37C.

Russia’s Giant Diamond Mine

The Mir mine is a former open pit diamond mine located in Mirny, Eastern Siberia, Russia. The mine is 525 meters (1,722 ft) deep and has a diameter of 1,200 m (3,900 ft), which is the second largest excavated hole in the world, after Bingham Canyon Mine. The mine was discovered in June 13, 1955 by Soviet geologists Yuri Khabardin, Ekaterina Elagina and Viktor Avdeenko during… Continue reading Russia’s Giant Diamond Mine

A 51 Meters Long Trampoline in Russia

An architectural design firm Salto has developed the “Fast track” trampoline, installed in a Russian forest. The 51 Meter long (170 foot) trampoline is a part of the Archstoyanie festival in Nikola-Lenivets, Russia. ‘Fast Track’ is designed for parks, not only to be a feature, but an integral part of the area’s foundation. The constant bouncing involved with a trampoline surface surely makes… Continue reading A 51 Meters Long Trampoline in Russia

The Cheesecake Factory Opens in Dubai Mall

The Cheesecake Factory has opened its first International location in Dubai, Dubai Mall (partnership with Alshaya Trading Co., W.L.L.) on August 16, 2012. This opening marks the first location for the brand outside of the United States. The restaurant, occupying 13,851 square feet with 300 seats, and is located the opposite of the Dubai Aquarium. Alshaya`s exclusive licensing agreement with… Continue reading The Cheesecake Factory Opens in Dubai Mall