The Great Khali is never late, nor is he early. He arrives precisely when he means to. [one of India’s Giant gods of war]

The Great Khali is never late, nor is he early. He arrives precisely when he means to.

The Great Khali’s love of pro-wrestling and his 8-year run with the WWF never lulled anyone into forgetting what a fierce god he is in battle … This Giant described by Goons as a “total monster in combat”, the self-proclaimed “Punjab Terror”, loves to fight, and for four-thousand years he has always performed faultlessly in conflict–in other words, this big muther-fracker has kicked a lot of ass, in his time.… Continues

Where to Get the Best Views of the Eiffel Tower – Condé Nast Traveler [Tour Montparnasse]

Tour Montparnasse

Where to Get the Best Views of the Eiffel Tower - Condé Nast Traveler [Tour Montparnasse]

Tour Montparnasse isn’t the prettiest building in Paris, but the 689-foot skyscraper does offer some impressive views of the city (and it’s one of the few places with elevator access to the top). Take in a 360-degree view from the 56th floor; and if you dare, continue up to the terrace, which is the highest viewing platform in Paris.… Continues

China shows off new stealth fighter

China shows off new stealth fighter

AFP

Zhuhai (China) (AFP) – China’s new stealth jet fighter rocketed skywards Wednesday as Beijing puts on an unprecedented display of openness — and military force — at the country’s premier airshow.

The black J-31 rose in a nearly vertical climb on take-off in Zhuhai before circling back and doing two rolls, in the aircraft’s first announced public appearance.

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Spacecraft Philae first in history to land on a comet | Rosetta Spacecraft Lands on comet | Philae touches down on the surface of a comet | Raw Video

Scene inside Mission Control as the team regained contact with Rosetta as expected after separation, and with Philae that is descending onto the surface of Comet 67P/C-G.

More about Rosetta:
http://www.esa.int/rosetta

After a daring 7-hour descent, a miniature spacecraft settled safely onto the rugged surface of a comet 300 million miles from Earth, provoking cheers of triumph and relief from scientists and engineers assembled at the mission control room.… Continues

Eerily Beautiful Abandoned Places – Condé Nast Traveler [Nicosia International Airport]

Nicosia International Airport

Eerily Beautiful Abandoned Places - Condé Nast Traveler [Nicosia International Airport]

The customer waiting areas, restaurant, and check-in counters at this abandoned airport remain exactly as they were in 1974, when the Turkish invasion of Cyprus began.

John van Rosendaal/Alamy

Original Source: http://www.cntraveler.com/galleries/2013-05-22/photos-beautiful-abandoned-places/14Continues