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Richard Browning sets new speed record in Iron Man-style jet suit (VIDEO-PHOTOS)

Remember Richard Browning, the UK-based fitness freak who built himself an Iron Man-style flight suit, complete with jet thrusters on his arms and back? A suit that required absolutely incredible upper body strength to manage, since you’re constantly pushing down against the thrust with your arms?

The 10 most beautiful public spaces in the world (photos)

Cars clogged the streets of Borehamwood, England, an outlying suburb of London, for decades. But in the mid-1990s, the town added new pedestrian-only areas to its center.
The change transformed the town, according to Esther Kurland, the director of Urban Design London, a nonprofit that connects urban designers and planners in the city.

11-year-old boy has higher IQ than Stephen Hawking and Einstein!

Though it is hard to believe but it’s true. Arnav Shrma, an 11-year-old Indian-origin boy living in the United Kingdom, has higher IQ than geniuses like Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking. According to AIR News, Sharma has secured 162 points on a Mensa IQ test, two points higher than Einstein and Hawking.
This child prodigy hails from Reading town in southern England.

Women and men know different words, research suggests

The stereotypes that women only talk about fashion among themselves or men are only interested in exchanging views on the newest car model is clearly and outdated way of thinking. But it seems there could actually be some truth in that, because according to data analysis from the Centre for Reading Research, men and women knew different words.

Istanbul Book Fair opens at weekend

The 35th International Istanbul Book Fair will open on Nov. 12 at the TÜYAP Fair Convention and Congress Center in the city's Büyükçekmece district.

This year's guest of honor, Germany, will be represented by 30 publishers, while 13 authors from the country will take part in events and discussions.

İzmirians hold reading festival despite low reader numbers

About 50 people, mostly young and mostly women, are lying on the grass on the Kordon, the coastal front at the center of İzmir, reading their books. It is Oct. 30, İzmir's Book Reading Festival, a spontaneous festival that surfaced on social media. It is strikingly simple - with no activities or sponsors: "Just bring your book, a cushion and a cup of coffee."

What qualities men want their wives and daughters to have!

According to a recent online survey of 818 men conducted by Hart Research Associates, men want startlingly different things in potential wives and daughters. On the one hand, wives should be attractive, daughters should not, while on the on the other hand, daughters should be independent, but wives should not.

Good television

As I was watching Netflix's new series, "Stranger Things," I felt like I was watching a show that sent me directly to my childhood through a worm hole, sending me back to the times when I was first discovering thrillers, R-rated movies and Stephen King novels… 

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