Some Important Mysterious Place In The World

Oymyakon

Oymyakon is a small village located in the north-eastern Russian Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). It is commonly considered the coldest populated place on Earth. Situated in the heart of Siberia an area nicknamed “Stalin’s Death Ring” (a former destination for political exiles), Oymyakon boasts an average winter temperature of -45C, with a one-time world record low of -71.2C. Ironically, Oymyakon means “non-freezing water”, situated as it is to a nearby hot spring. Before the 1920s and 30s, Oymyakon was a seasonal stop for reindeer herders. But the Soviet government, in its efforts to settle nomadic populations, claiming they were difficult to control and technologically and culturally backward, made the site a permanent settlement.

Today, the village is home to some 500 people, and until recently had a single hotel with no hot water and outside toilet. While a flurry of snow in Western Europe can cause schools there to close for days, Oymyakon’s solitary school shuts only when temperatures fall below –52C. Most homes in Oymyakon still burn coal and wood for heat and enjoy few modern conveniences. There is no mobile coverage in Oymyakon and even if did, it would be unusable as most electronics stop working in freezing temperatures.
Fur is considered a luxury in the West but it is the only thing that keeps you warm. Nothing grows here so all people eat is reindeer and horsemeat. There is a short summer season during which people can grow things, but for the most part people don’t eat fruit or vegetables. Medics say the reason they don’t suffer from malnutrition is that there must be lots of micronutrients in their animals’ milk. A single shop provides the town’s provisions and with jobs in short supply most locals resort to reindeer-breeding, hunting and ice-fishing for their livelihoods.
Life in Oymyakon is tough. Pen ink freezes. Batteries lose power faster. Metal sticks to skin. Cars cannot be started without lighting a bonfire beneath the fuel tank. Axle grease also freezes and is warmed with a blowtorch. The local power station burns coal to keep hot water flowing to the homes. When coal deliveries are irregular the power station starts burning wood. If the power ceases, the town shuts down in about five hours, and the pipes freeze and crack.
Another problem posed by frigid temperature is burying of dead bodies. It takes two or three days to dig a grave in frozen ground. To dig a grave, a bonfire is lit for a couple of hours, which allows the ground to thaw a little. The hot coals are then pushed to the side and a hole couple of inches deep is dug. The process is repeated for several days until the hole is deep enough to bury the coffin. There is not much to do in Oymyakon, but that doesn’t stop travel companies from offering tours to the village in the middle of winter. Tourists make the journey simply to experience what it’s like to be in a place that cold. In addition, they are often taken on tours of local farms and museums and get to experience ice fishing. And there’s always an opportunity to take a dip in Oymyakon’s hot spring when the air temperature is in the minus-fifties Celsius.

Dongyang

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Dongyang is a Chinese city in the center of Zhejiang Province, about 200 kilometers south of Hangzhou, reputed for producing some of the most elegant woodcarvings in the world. This ancient art goes back by more than 1,300 years at the time of the Tang Dynasty. In the Song Dynasty, it became highly developed as an art, and reached its peak in the period of Ming Dynasty and Qing Dynasty. Dongyang woodcarving is characterized by high relief, multi-layers, and a rich composition of pictures, presenting the third dimension. The carvings often told stories from history and Chinese literary classics and poems, others reflected local customs.
Examples of Dongyang’s magnificent woodcarvings can be found throughout the imperial palaces in Beijing, Suzhou City, Hangzhou City and Anhui Province. During the reign of Qing Dynasty Emperor Qianlong in the 1700s, hundreds of craftsmen came to the capital of Beijing to decorate the palaces and carve the lanterns. Those woodcarving articles are present to this date in the Imperial Palace in Beijing.

Modern architecture has almost uprooted this centuries old tradition. Many skillful carvers gave up the career and the craft was reduced to the making of souvenirs and decorative pieces. Dongyang woodcarving is still used, but only to decorate houses and furniture with realistic depictions of galloping horses, cranes, lotus flowers and human figures.

Stone Columns Along Crowley Lakecrowley-lake-columns-7

After California’s Crowley Lake reservoir on the upper Owens River in southern Mono County was completed in 1941, strange column-like formations were spotted along the reservoir’s eastern shore. These stone columns rose up to 20 feet tall, were ringed at intervals of one feet and were connected by high arches like an ancient Moorish temple. For millions of years these pillars were completely covered by soft rock and hidden from view, and would have remained so, if not for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. Once the reservoir was created, the incessant pummeling of the lake’s powerful waves eroded the more malleable rock at the base of the cliffs encasing these pillars, exposing them to the world. Even then, the columns were regarded as little more than curiosities until very recently in 2015, when geologists at the University of California, Berkeley, decided to conduct serious studies.

Using a slew of different methods and equipment, including X-ray analysis and electronic microscopes, geologists determined that the columns were created by frigid water from melting snow seeping down into hot volcanic ash that was spewed by a cataclysmic explosion 760,000 years ago. The details are a bit sketchy, but the researchers said that as the water boiled, it created evenly spaced convection cells similar to heat pipes. These convection pipes were literally bonded into place by minerals that were able to resist the corrosive force of the lake’s waves.

Researchers estimate that there may be nearly 5,000 of these pillars, which appear in groups and vary widely in shape, size and color over an area of 4000 acres, with some of the columns standing as erect as towering pylons and sporting ringed apertures approximately a foot apart. Others are bent or leaning at various angles, while some are still half-submerged and is said to look like fossils to an untrained eye.

The Sculpted Hedges of Schönbrunn Palaceschönbrunn-palace-trimmed-trees-8[6]

The Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna, Austria, is one of Europe’s most impressive Baroque palaces and an important architectural, cultural and historical monuments in the country. The palace was the former residence of the Hapsburg emperors from the 18th to 19th century. The grounds originally had a small hunting lodge and later a summer residence of the Habsburg family, but during the last Turkish attack in 1683, the house was totally destroyed. It was rebuilt and remodelled in the 1740s and 50s during the reign of empress Maria Theresa who received the estate as a wedding gift. During construction work the project was expanded into an Imperial summer residence of the court, and an impressive baroque garden was laid around the palace. The baroque gardens were intended to be an impressive symbol of imperial power, and were often seen as an external continuation of the magnificent interiors of the palace.
The largest area behind the façade of the palace facing the gardens was occupied by the Great Parterre consisting of symmetrical beds made of boxwood hedges on colored gravel arranged in intricate patterns taken mainly from embroidery motifs, a style known as parterre de broderie. To either side of the parterre were ornamental boskets boskets of severely clipped walls of trees and topiary hedges forming passageways, small openings and hidden enclosures.

The hedges and avenues of trees were planted around 1750 and have a total length of over 30 km. They are trimmed each year using specially constructed frames that allow gardeners to reach the top of the trees. Until a few decades ago, the frame was pulled by horses. Today, they are pulled by tractors or electric vehicles, and the gardeners work with electric hedge trimmers. The job takes 7 months to complete.

Schönbrunn Palace is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the top tourist attractions in Vienna.

The Booming Ice Chasm of The Canadian Rockiesbooming-ice-chasm-2

Booming Ice Chasm is a stunning ice cave in the Crowsnest Pass area of the Canadian Rockies in Alberta. The cave is so called for it’s incredible acoustics. It is said that as rocks tumble down and crash to the cave floor, 140 meters below, it causes booming echoes. The cave is located about 700 meters up the side of a mountain with its entrance tucked behind a rocky ledge and nearly impossible to see. No wonder it remained undiscovered until 2005 when spelunker Chas Yonge first spotted the chasm as a mysterious dark spot on Google Earth.

Booming Ice Chasm is what’s known as a “cold-trap” cave, where cold air enters the cave and sinks to the bottom displacing any warmer air which rises and exits the cave. The cold dense air is never able to escape keeping the cave frozen all year round.
The entrance to Booming Ice Chasm is a gaping hole in the side of the mountain, several meters across. It slopes downward, lined with loose stones and snow that gives way to a sheer ice slope, dropping some 200 meters. This natural icy slide is extremely treacherous as anything dropped here shoots down the steep slope to the bottom of the cave at fatal speeds.

Because of the booming echoes, conversing inside the cave is difficult as each word sets off a series of echoes that makes sentences unintelligible. So cave explorers have to speak in hushed whispers into their radios or speak in syllables, by halting several seconds between each to allow the echoes to die down.

The cave was first explored in 2008, but there are several passages that are yet to be explored and mapped.

The Painted Cliffs of Maria Islandpainted-cliffs-maria-island-76

The beautifully patterned sandstone rocks of Painted Cliffs are one of Maria island’s most popular attraction. The mountainous island located in the Tasman Sea, off the east coast of Tasmania, Australia, was once a penal colony for convicts who committed offences against the French colonists. Today, the entire island and the ocean around is a national park full of birds, animals and marine life.

The Painted Cliffs are located at the end of Hopground beach. The wonderful patterns on the exposed rocks along the shore were caused by ground water percolating down through the porous sandstone rocks and leaving traces of iron oxides, which have stained the rock formation. The regular patterns of red, orange and yellow bands and rings are due to fractures, joints and layers present within the sandstone.
The iron in the groundwater probably came from two prominent hills known as Bishop and Clerk and Mt. Maria, located at the highest point of Maria island. These peaks are composed of iron-rich dolerite rocks that weathered over millions of years ago when the climate was monsoonal, contributing to the iron-oxide staining on the Painted Cliffs.

Aside from the painted patterns, weathering of the rocks by salt crystal from sea spray have created a beautiful honeycomb pattern. Rock fragments moved around by the water have gradually worn small potholes and notches into the cliff face, eventually resulting in the undercutting of the cliff.

The Floating Forest of Homebush Bay, Sydneyss-ayrfield-homebush-bay-1[2]

The affluent suburb of Homebush Bay on the south bank of the Parramatta River, in the inner west of Sydney, was once the dumping ground for a large range of industrial wastes including a few decommissioned ships. Private companies would pay a monthly fee to the Maritime Services Board, and tow in vessels that had outlived their useful lives in order to break them up to salvage steel and parts that could be reused. Ship-breaking operations began in 1966, but ended prematurely before all the ships moored in the bay could be broken down. At least four ships’ hull and the remains of several barges and smaller vessels are still visible in Homebush Bay. These are protected under the historic Shipwrecks Act, 1976 which applies to all shipwrecks over seventy five years old. One of the most photogenic shipwreck in Homebush Bay is that of SS Ayrfield.

SS Aryfield began its life as SS Corrimal at Grangemouth Dockyard Company, United Kingdom in 1911. It was a steel-hulled, single screw, steam collier of 1,140 tons and 70 meters in length. SS Corrimal was purchased by the Commonwealth Government and used to transport supplies to American troops stationed in the Pacific region during WWII. In 1950, it was sold to Bitumen and Oil Refineries Australia Pty Ltd and in 1951 sold to the Miller Steamship Company Ltd and renamed Ayrfield. The ship was decommissioned in 1972, and sent to Homebush Bay for breaking-up.

The shipbreaking yard ceased operation before SS Aryfield could be torn apart. Now abandoned and lying in the shallow waters of Homebush Bay, the ship has become home to a lush green, miniature floating forest.

Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities

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United States citizen

Citizenship is the common thread that connects all Americans. We are a nation bound not by race or religion, but by the sh
ared values of freedom, liberty, and equality.

Rights

  • Freedom to express yourself.
  • Freedom to worship as you wish.
  • Right to a prompt, fair trial by jury.
  • Right to vote in elections for public officials.
  • Right to apply for federal employment requiring U.S. citizenship.
  • Right to run for elected office.
  • Freedom to pursue “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.”

Responsibilities

  • Support and defend the Constitution.
  • Stay informed of the issues affecting your community.
  • Participate in the democratic process.
  • Respect and obey federal, state, and local laws.
  • Respect the rights, beliefs, and opinions of others.
  • Participate in your local community.
  • Pay income and other taxes honestly, and on time, to federal, state, and local authorities.
  • Serve on a jury when called upon.
  • Defend the country if the need should arise.

Canadian citizen

Canadian citizens have rights and responsibilities. These come to us from our history, are secured by Canadian law, and reflect our shared traditions, identity, and values.

Canadian law has several sources, including laws passed by Parliament and the provincial legislatures, English common law, the civil code of France and the unwritten constitution that we have inherited from Great Britain.

Rights

  • Freedom of conscience and religion;
  • Freedom of thought, belief, opinion and expression, including freedom of speech and of the press;
  • Freedom of peaceful assembly; and
  • Freedom of association

The Constitution of Canada was amended in 1982 to entrench the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, which begins with the words, “Whereas Canada is founded upon principles that recognize the supremacy of God and the rule of law.” This phrase underlines the importance of religious traditions to Canadian society and the dignity and worth of the human person.Citizen

The Charter attempts to summarize fundamental freedoms while also setting out additional rights. The most important of these include:

  • Mobility Rights — Canadians can live and work anywhere they choose in Canada, enter and leave the country freely, and apply for a passport.
  • Aboriginal Peoples’ Rights — The rights guaranteed in the Charter will not adversely affect any treaty or other rights or freedoms of Aboriginal peoples.
  • Official Language Rights and Minority Language Educational Rights — French and English have equal status in Parliament and throughout the government.
  • Multiculturalism — A fundamental characteristic of the Canadian heritage and identity. Canadians celebrate the gift of one another’s presence and work hard to respect pluralism and live in harmony.

Responsibilities

  • Obeying the law — One of Canada’s founding principles is the rule of law. Individuals and governments are regulated by laws and not by arbitrary actions. No person or group is above the law.
  • Taking responsibility for oneself and one’s family — Getting a job, taking care of one’s family and working hard in keeping with one’s abilities are important Canadian values. Work contributes to personal dignity and self-respect, and to Canada’s prosperity.
  • Serving on a jury — When called to do so, you are legally required to serve. Serving on a jury is a privilege that makes the justice system work as it depends on impartial juries made up of citizens.
  • Voting in elections — The right to vote comes with a responsibility to vote in federal, provincial or territorial and local elections.
  • Helping others in the community — Millions of volunteers freely donate their time to help others without pay—helping people in need, assisting at your child’s school, volunteering at a food bank or other charity, or encouraging newcomers to integrate. Volunteering is an excellent way to gain useful skills and develop friends and contacts.
  • Protecting and enjoying our heritage and environment — Every citizen has a role to play in avoiding waste and pollution while protecting Canada’s natural, cultural and architectural heritage for future generations.

United Kingdom

The rights are not absolute – governments have the power to limit or control them in times of severe need or emergency. You also have the responsibility to respect the rights of other people – and not exercise yours in a way which is likely to stop them from being able to exercise theirs. Your human rights are:

  • the right to life
  • freedom from torture and degrading treatment
  • freedom from slavery and forced labour
  • the right to liberty
  • the right to a fair trial
  • the right not to be punished for something that wasn’t a crime when you did it
  • the right to respect for private and family life
  • freedom of thought, conscience and religion, and freedom to express your beliefs
  • freedom of expression
  • freedom of assembly and association
  • the right to marry and to start a family
  • the right not to be discriminated against in respect of these rights and freedoms
  • the right to peaceful enjoyment of your property
  • the right to an education
  • the right to participate in free elections
  • the right not to be subjected to the death penalty

Australian Citizenship

Australian Citizenship Responsibilities and Privileges:

  • You can get shared identity as other Australians
  • Building own nation is another significance
  • Free welcome for the migrants is allowed by the Australian government
  • Even a migrant can be a formal citizen of Australia
  • There is a great unity among the people of the nation

Responsibilities

  • Obeying Australian Laws
  • Vote during the election taking place in Australia
  • Make enrolment in the register of territory, state and federal elections
  • Defending the nation whenever the need arise
  • Serving the jury when required

privileges

  • You can easily live in Australian independently
  • You have the right to vote and select your leader
  • You don’t have to get a return Visa to leave and return to Australia
  • You can register or adopt a child who have born overseas
  • It will be an ease to apply for an Australian passport
  • It is possible to apply for a job in government as well as private sector.

Hotels in Canada

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Comfort Hotels:

Chelsea Hotel:
Gerrard St, Toronto, ON – M5G1Z4 near Gerrard St E,gerrard St W

Contact: (416) 595-1975
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 The Chelsea Hotel Toronto offers convenience and comfort. Guests can easily find themselves at the heart of the financial district, Yonge-Dundas Square, or the theater district. For those who prefer not to stray too far, the hotel offers a variety of amenities such as a business centre, two signature restaurants and easy access to Elmwood Spa, acclaimed as one of the Top 5 Spas in Toronto by Flare Magazine. The Chelsea Hotel Toronto makes travelling with the family a breeze. Little ones can escape for a few hours to the Family Fun Zone that features a Kid Centre and Club 33 teen lounge. Or, enjoy time together as a family in the Chelsea Hotel Toronto’s indoor pool, famous for the 130-foot “corkscrew” slide!….

Chelsea Hotel Toronto is approximately 6 Kilometers (4 Miles) from the Toronto City Centre (Billy Bishop) Airport.

One King West Inc:
1 King Street West Toronto, ON M5H 1A1

Contact: (416) 304-0447
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One King West offers the finest in personalized boutique hotel amenities, including full concierge services, valet parking, business centre, and modern rooftop fitness Centre.

Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel:
123 W Queen St, Toronto, ON – M5H2M9 near Bay St,richmond St W

Contact: (416) 361-1000
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Sheraton Centre Toronto puts you in the Centre of it all, directly across from City Hall and Nathan Phillips Square in the heart of Downtown Toronto.

Budget Hotels:

Bond Place Hotel:
65 E Dundas St, Toronto, ON – M5B2G8 near Gerrard St E,ryerson University

Contact: (416) 362-6061
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Good place, modern design of rooms. Comfortable bed. A couple complaints though. We booked a room through hotwire only to be faced with a $15 fee to have a queen bed instead of two single beds. Also one elevator seemed rickety and in need..

Howard Johnson:
Ave Rd, Toronto, ON – M3H6A7 near Averdon Cres,hatherton Cres

Contact: (416) 964-1220
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Howard Johnson’s, or Howard Johnson, is a chain of hotels, motels and restaurants located primarily throughout the United States and Canada. Founded by Howard Johnson, it was the largest restaurant chain in the U.S. throughout the 1960s and 1970s, with more than 1,000 combined company owned and franchised outlets.

Holiday Inn:
280 Bloor W, Toronto, ON – M5S3B9 near St George St,university Of Toronto, St. George Campus

Contact: (416) 323-0594
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Great location and easy access to restaurants, bars and subway

Isabella Hotel & Suites:
556 Sherbourne St, Toronto, ON – M4X1L3 near Isabella St,sherbourne

Contact: (416) 922-2203
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Nice hotel but small. The bed is very comfortable. No one told us we needed to get a key for parking. There was no where to park to go into the hotel to get the key for parking. The breakfast muffins were really dry.

Rex Hotel
194 Queen W, Toronto, ON – M5V1Z1 near St Patrick St,queen

Contact: (416) 598-2475
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For over 40 years, we’ve made The Rex just like home. From great live jazz every night to the on-site restaurant, our downtown Toronto hotel is attentive, convenient and down-to-earth friendly.

Madhuri Dixit

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Madhuri enjoy Festival :

Ganesh Chaturthi festivities have begun across the country and it is the favourite festival of our diva. It’s that time of the year for festivities, family and modaks.

Dance is my part of life:

dancing diva mentioned in a recent interview that “dance is a vital part of my life. There’s a different kind of happiness I get from dancing. It’s more spiritual for me and so whenever I dance it gives me a good work-out apart from feeling good about myself. I enjoy dance and that gives an instant glow on my face.” 

The 7th Royal Stag Mirchi Music Awards:

Madhuri Dixit attended the 7th Royal Stag Mirchi Music Awards held at Yash Raj Studios in Andheri this year receiving Mirchi Queen of hearts award . The dancing diva performed on stage for her excited fans. She tweeted “Thank you so much to all my fans and Radio Mirchi for the Mirchi “Queen of Hearts” award!”

Dance with Madhuri:

Acting may have been her calling card, but it is dance that has kept Madhuri Dixit going. The actress, who gave a new dimension to her passion by launching an online dance academy in 2013, says success has now encouraged her to revamp the website. “We are revamping the website and upgrading the whole system. Plus, we are adding a lot of new elements like heart rate monitor, a combination of dance and exercise to get people to stay in shape and much more. People often ask me how I stay fit and I always say it’s dance. Not everybody thinks that they are dancers and they want to learn dance, but they would love to dance to keep themselves fit.” Madhuri is extremely happy that the platform has emerged as a “community”. “We realised we could spread the joy of dancing easily via the digital medium and more than 120,000 people are enrolled. Besides, it’s easy  you can be carrying a smartphone always and learning dance at any time of the day and anywhere. It’s a community, really,” says the actress

Shiamak Davar:

Shiamak Davar is known as the Guru of Dance and has choreographed some of the best dance moments in Bollywood, both on screen and on stage.There is no one like Madhuri! Her ability to dance and perform with equal ease makes her incomparable. I was just mesmerized when I choreographed her in Dil Toh Pagal Hai. In fact, with my style being too western back then, I was unsure whether I should venture into choreographing for Bollywood films. With Shah Rukh and Yash Uncle trusting me I went ahead, but honestly when I got to know Madhuri was in the movie, I just knew I couldn’t miss this opportunity!! Even today, she can give any actress a run for her money! Her grace and finesse in classical with her versatility in western makes her an inspiration not only for the viewers but also for me as a choreographer.

Madhuri Dixit Habbites

Madhuri Dixit Beauty:

Madhuri Dixit-Nene has stolen the hearts of millions by her innocent beauty, her sensuous smile and killing looks. In a recent interview she shared a beauty tip for her billion of fans worldwide. The Bollywood diva told “I have lots of water every day, and I make sure I wash my face at regular intervals. For me dance is also a form of beauty so I dance & I recommend everyone to dance in some way as it makes you positive and happy & sparks that little desire of dance that every individual has in them.”

Madhuri Dixit Diet Plan:

I have five small meals throughout the day. My morning starts with a small breakfast that consists of oatmeal or three egg whites and toast, followed by tea. I’m a tea drinker and I need minimum two cups a day. Then I have a mid-meal comprising of nuts or curd with half a fruit. Lunch is usually a piece of chicken, some vegetables and carbs (I prefer roti to rice and bajre ki roti is my choice). A little amount of carb is necessary during the day as we’re involved in physical activity. In the evening, I have an egg-white and a cup of tea or some form of protein. I have an early dinner which is by 7.30 pm and it includes a bowl of salad, grilled fish or chicken and vegetables.

See: madhuri site.

PAUL WALKER

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Paul Walker: Was an American Actor who came to fame in movies such as Varsity Blues and Became Well-Known for his starring role in the Fast and the Furious franchise.

About: Walker born in california in 1973, paul walker made his big-screen debut in the 1986 horror spoof Monster in Your Closet. After appearing in several television shows in the 1990s, including charles in caharge, who’s the Boos? and The Young and the restless, walker gained attention with a role in the 1999 film varsity blues, and his Tv days were officially behind him. After working in teen movies such as She’s All that and The Skulls, walker got his breakthrough role in 2001 with The Fast and the Furious, which would become his star vehicle and keep him busy through four sequels and a short prequel. The Fast and the Furious franchise established walker as an action-film mainstay, and he went on to appear in several films in the genre, including Takers, Hours and Vehicle 19. walker died in a car accident on November 30, 2013, at age 40.

Paul Walker Death:

His driver Roger Rodas was driving a High performance 2005 Porsche Carrera Gt. The car was going between 80-93 mph almost 100 mph. No drugs or alcohol were found in their system and they were both wearing seat belt’s. The air bags should have deployed when the car hit the light pole. The two men did not live long after the crash. Walker’s life ended even before the car caught on fire. His wrist, left arm, jawbone, Collarbone, Pelvis, ribs and spine were fractured during the crash. Rodas rapidly died because of a sever blunt head, neck and chest trauma. Walker and Rodas died during the Thanksgiving break of the making of the movie Furious 7 which caused the making of the movie to a halt. When they first died it was rumored that the accident was a mechanical failure. He died on Hercules street in Valencia CA and cameras on a nearby building caught the accident on tape. Mrs. Rodas wanted to sue porsche for being the cause of the death of Rodas and Walker. it was also rumored that the car didn’t have a properly functioned crash cage, which could have saved their lives. Paul Walker will never be forgotten and may he rest in peace. RIP

How To Make Biryani

Vegetarian Briyani

Ingredients

4 cups Basmati Rice
3 tablespoons Ginger & garlic paste
5 green chilies (or less, depending on taste)
1 onion finely chopped
2 Tomato finely chopped
2 teaspoons ea.cinnamon, cloves, cardamom cashew nuts
4 tablespoons oil or ghee
2 cups carrot, peas & finely cut beans
2 teaspoons Garam Masala powder
3 teaspoons chili powder (or less, depending on taste) mint leaves & coriander leaves (handful)
Juice of 1/2 Lemon

Step 1: Wash the Basmati rice before being cooking, Take a Cooking bowl fill cold water and pour in the rice. Stir the rice in single direction. The water should get cloudy, so pour off the cloudy water and again fill the bowl with water. rinsing the rice until the water comes clear.

Step 2: Soak the rice and fill in a bowl of cold water and let soak for 1/2 hour to 2 hours. Soaking the rice helps the grains expand and be fluffy. the rice in the water you plan on boiling it in. if you do this, then the amount of water you need to use is 1.25 times the amount of rice. For 2 cups of rice, use 2 1/2 Cups of water.

Step 3: take a vegetables and chop the vegetables adding mixed vegetables, such as carrots, beans, tomatoes, cauliflower, or peas, cut them into smaller pieces. make sure you wash the vegetables and set them aside ready to mixed rice.

Step 4:  Heat oil in pan with medium heat add cloves, cardamom, cinnamon to eh pan saute for few seconds and onions saute until the onions turn transparent add tomatoes and cashew nuts his translucent happen. add mint leaves, coriander leaves, green chilies to the pan stir and saute for a min or so. add the ginger and garlic paste. stir into the mixture in the pan, then saute for couple of minutes. add garammasala, chili powder, carrots, peas and beans saute for a few min stirring regularly.

Step 5: pour in 8 cups of water after adding the water. add salt to taste stir everything together then bring the mixture to a boil add the rice. pour the rice into the boiling water add lemon juice cover pot with a tight lid. let the rice cook until done.

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