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The titanic was the largest ship in the world when it set sail from Southampton to New York in 1912 and was designed in such a way that it was meant to be ‘unsinkable’. More than 1,500 people died when the ship, which was carrying 2,224 passengers and crew, sank in the Northern Atlantic Ocean on April 15, 1912 after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage.

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A MYSTERIOUS type of radio wave from deep space called fast radio bursts (FRBs) was discovered 10 years ago. In 2007, the Parks radio-telescope (Australia) observed a single intense radio pulse.

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Robot technologies will be applied to travel guides at International airports, tourist information centers and public transportation facilities using multilingual audio translation system. Visitors are sure to see humanoid robots in the place of human concierges at airports and hotels, where they’ll be on hand to meet and greet you.

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In the past, people have tended to stick with traditional recipes, but the latest trend in Japan has people getting creative with how hot pot, or “nabe” looks and their photogenic creations are a feast for the eyes.

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China’s voracious consumers have helped to create a new buzzword in Japan in 2015 with the term “bakugai” – which translates as “explosive buying.” During China’s Golden Week holidays in early October 2015, around 400,000 tourists from mainland China descended on Japanese destinations, spending an estimated ¥100 billion (HK$6.3 billion) in the space of seven days.

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Okra is a flowering plant in the mallow family, the same plant family as hibiscus and cotton. Okra traces its native roots to Ethiopia and a bit north to the region of the Sudan. As early as the 13th century it was said to be growing along the Nile River.

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