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Eiffel Tower dims, 3.7mil people march across France as world leaders join arm in arm in Paris for moving tribute to 17 slain

as thousands gathered to mourn the 12 people killed in the Charlie Hebdo attack, lights on the Eiffel Tower went dark in an emotional tribute

world leaders are joined in Paris for moving tribute to 17 victims

~3.7million people marched across France, the majority gathering in Paris to pay tribute to those killed in a swathe of attacks

demonstrators wave pencils and flags at Place de la Nation and sign spelling out the word Solidarity

record crowds seen in Paris as an estimated two million people took to the streets in protest against the massacres

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DailyMail: 3.7 million people march across France as world leaders are joined in Paris for moving tribute to 17 victims
* An estimated 3.7million gathered in shows of solidarity across France today in tribute to those killed
* Unprecedented crowds were seen in Paris where millions walked the capital's streets chanting 'Je suis Charlie'
* World leaders linked arms to lead the proceedings
* President Francois Hollande began the march, poignantly telling crowds: 'Today, Paris is the capital of the world'
* Elsewhere crowds gathered in major world cities, with famous monuments illuminated in the Tricolor  read more »

What would you do with $100 offered? A homeless man made his choice instantly - an amazing story goes viral online


"Help Thomas To Get A Fresh Start!"

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What will a homeless man do with $100? Filmmaker follows beggar into a liquor store after giving him cash but is left shocked to find the man does the very opposite of what you'd expect
A California man who set out to see what a homeless person would so with a cash donation of $100 says that no one is more surprised than he at what eventually transpired.

YouTube personality Josh Paler Lin uploaded a video on Monday that starts out with him handing a street beggar in Los Angeles the cash, then secretly following the man with a camera to see what he does. When the man, known only as Thomas walks straight into a nearby Liquor Mart, Paler Lin believes he got the result he had though.

However Thomas actually went in to buy food, and then goes straight to a park where many other homeless people gather in order to hand out the offerings.

Thomas told Paler Lin he quit his job to look after his parents, but after both of them died, he couldn't afford to pay for their condo and found himself on the street.

Paler Lin also set a fundraising page on Indiegogo for Thomas, hoping to raise $10,000 for him. It has already received over $140,000 in donations.

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Image courtesy Josh Paler Lin / Youtube

World largest solar bridge: 4400 panels end-to-end 1886-Victorian bridge on Thames w/ rail station 900000kwh of electricity/yr


The Blackfriars Railway Bridge, which houses the London Underground's Blackfriars station, opened recently and is covered end-to-end with solar panels, making it the largest solar bridge in the world. The bridge is covered with 4,400 solar panels which will produce about 900,000 kWh of electricity annually, or about 50 percent of the station's annual electricity output.

world's largest solar-powered bridge at Blackfriars Bridge across the River Thames


Solar-powered lights illuminate the 1,542-foot-long Kurilpa Bridge

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"When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour..."

"When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That's relativity."
- Albert Einstein

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