Takanakuy- The Fighting Festival of Peru

Takanakuy- The Fighting Festival of Peru
For most of us, Christmas day is a time of celebration and togetherness, but for the people of the Chumbivilcas community, near Cuzco, it’s the perfect opportunity to get into a fight.

Takanakuy, which means “when the blood is boiling” in Quechua, one of the oldest spoken dialects of Peru, is an annual celebration that gives people the chance to solve personal differences with members of their community the old fashioned way, through violence. The yearly festival, which takes place every December 25th, is an indigenous tradition that has a lot to do with family honor, reputation and distrust in the judiciary system. Takanakuy is viewed by many as the only way to put problems behind them, before New Year’s.

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Ben Heine Digital Circlist Art- 5 Images

Ben Heine Digital Circlist Art

Amazing artwork by Ben Heine with his “digital circlist technique” (placeing each circle one by one) to create pictures of various celebrities.

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A real-life version of Pixar’s animated film up- 14 Images

A real-life version of Pixar's animated film up
National Geographic Channel and a team of scientists, engineers, and two world-class balloon pilots successfully launched a 16′ X 16′ house 18′ tall with 300 8′ colored weather balloons from a private airfield east of Los Angeles, and set a new world record for the largest balloon cluster flight ever attempted. The entire experimental aircraft was more than 10 stories high, reached an altitude of over 10,000 feet, and flew for approximately one hour.

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Blackie Chen and Christine Fan wedding photos

Blackie Chen and Christine Fan wedding photos

Taiwanese star couple Blackie Chen and Christine Fan have released their wedding photos to the media.

Blackie Chen proposed to girlfriend of 10 years Christine Fan last year in a basketball game. The two held a simple engagement ceremony in November the same year. Their anticipating wedding day is also confirmed to be on May 7th in Taipei.

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Getting Rid of Constipation- 6 Simple Strategies

Getting Rid of Constipation Everybody experiences constipation at some point in their lives. Now that is no consolation for you if you’re currently experiencing this because you are probably in so much discomfort all you are focused on is getting rid of constipation as quickly as possible. As you read through to the end of this article you will learn simple yet highly effective strategies you can implement starting the minute you finish reading that will help you on your quest of getting rid of constipation.

Constipation can become serious if left unchecked as it signals a problem with your digestive system. If you have chronic constipation then you need to pay close attention as it can lead to bigger issues such as hemorrhoids, colitis, diverticulosis and possibly even colon cancer.

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