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One Of The Scariest Thrill Rides in the World Trades Safety for Sheer Terror

If you get queasy even on a docile Ferris Wheel, you’ll want to avoid a ride called the Tagada at all costs next time you’re at a carnival in Myanmar looking for a cheap thrill. Safety concerns aside, it looks like it would make even Air Force test pilots lose their lunches as it spins and lurches, throwing riders in all directions.

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Miners Find Massive Jade Boulder Worth $170M

Miners recently unearthed a giant jade bolder in the Southeast Asian country of Myanmar, also known as Burma. The jade stone weighs 192 U.S. tons, one of the largest piece of jade found in the world. It measures 18 feet long by 18 feet wide by 14 feet high and was found in a remote mine located in Kachin State in the northern territory of the country.

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