(Photos+Video) Wow Japan’s MagLev Train Sets World Speed Record!

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Japan has been known for its bullet trains which hurdle passengers at 200mph and above. Japan’s MagLev or magnetic levitation trains have been the forerunner in the worlds high speed ground travel industry. The trains work by actually levitating 10cm (4inches) off the ground and using electrically charged magnets to propel itself forward. This makes for completely frictionless movement where no part of the train actually touches the track during travel Yesterday a Japan railway maglev train hit 607 kilometers per hour (374mph) on an experimental track in Yamanashi setting a new world record. The train spent 10 seconds traveling at 600 kph and traveled 1.8 kilometers (1.1 miles). So the train traveled 20 football fields in the time it took you to read the last 2 sentences. Check out the video after the jump!

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(Video) Tornadoes Strike In 3 States and Warnings Issued For Others

Tornado Warnings Across Midwest

SEVERE WEATHER ALERT as Tornadoes Strike In 3 States and Warnings Issued For Others. Eastern Iowa, Northern Illinois and Ohio have already been hit and the violent storms are so far not stopping. At least 1 person is reported dead in Fairdale, Illinois from the large 130-150mph winds that are ripping through farmland as well as cities.

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(Video) Investigators Determine Cause of TransAsia Plane Crash

Cause of TransAsia Crash Determined

News coming down as Investigators Determine Cause of TransAsia Plane Crash which happened on Wednesday. The death toll is so far confirmed at 35 with 15 survivors.

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Kentucky Teens Wanted in “Bonnie & Clyde” Crime Spree

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Kentucky Teens Wanted in “Bonnie & Clyde” Crime Spree. The two runaways, an 18yr old male and a 13 yr old female are wanted by police for destroying thousands of dollars in property, stealing vehicles and cashing false checks.

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The Kardashian Sisters Set To Take Their First Trip To Their Paternal Ancestral Homeland Of Armenia!

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The Kardashian sisters are constantly traveling and exploring the world but for the first time ever, they are taking a trip to their paternal ancestral homeland of Armenia to get in touch with their roots! Their father, well-known late lawyer Robert Kardashian, was born to Armenian-American parents but the girls never got to experience what life is like in their ancestor’s homeland. Khloe, Kim and Kourtney are gathering up the gang and plan to make this a “family” trip. Kim will be bringing baby North with her while Kourt takes Mason, Penelope and Reign. Kanye West is also set to join the Kardashian clan on their trip if his upcoming tour schedule allows for it. There are also supposed to be a bunch of cousins from the Kardashian side that are also taking the trip with the Keeping Up With The Kardashians stars.

A close family friend reveals, “Visiting Armenia has been on Kim’s bucket list forever. They are all so excited! They want to learn about their heritage.” They plan to go on an extensive tour of the country to really get a feel for where they come from. Although the details are still being panned out, we are so excited to see pictures from their new adventure! Keep your eye out for pics of the KUWTK stars in Armenia coming to a Timeline near you soon!

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(Photos) Seriously, Iran Bans Rap Music

Iran Bans Rap Music

Say what? Iran Bans Rap Music as the Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance announces an indefinite ban on Hip Hop concerts with some harsh political criticism.

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(Video) Arrests and Controversy from Buddha Wearing Headphones Image Posted on Facebook

Uproar from Buddha In Headphones on Facebook

Arrests and Controversy from Buddha Wearing Headphones Image Posted on Facebook has left the country of Myanmar feeling *highly* disrespected, after a Western bar manager from New Zealand tried to promote his new bar with a psychedelic image.

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IFWT Announces “Dip Set x Funk Flex” Tour #DipSet2015

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If you haven’t heard yet Funk Flex has announced that he will be working with Cam, Juelz, Jim & Zeek in the new year. First Flex and the Dips will be going on tour in local areas of New York followed by a full tour. The dates and cities have not been announced, but Flex did say there are 20 dates. If you want to know more (promoters looking to book the artist for the tour) hit the email [email protected]

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(Photos) Beyonce & Jay Z Share Photos From Hov’s B-Day Trip In Iceland

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The paparazzi are usually always following The Carters every single move, regardless of their whereabouts. However, Beyonce and Jay Z were able to sneak away to Iceland to celebrate Hov’s 45th birthday in complete peace without a herd of crazy camera people following them around! The family spent their time doing winter activities such as snow boarding, and they also hit up the Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa to get some swimming in. The pictures were released, weeks after their trip, via the special all-things Bey x Hov Instagram page. Head over to the gallery to check out some photos from Beyonce, Jay and Blue Ivy’s special family trip overseas! Must be nice to be so rich and be able to hop on a private jet to go to anywhere in the world. Life goals!

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(Video) 5 Things We’ll See Now That The US And Cuba Beef Is Over

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“What’s Beef???” Beef is no friendship, no business, no politics, no travel, no negotiations, no love, and no recognition–since 1960!!! Beef is guerrilla war, nuclear threats, overnight sneak attacks, and boatloads of the innocent literally caught in the middle. Beef is Al Pacino’s Scarface and beef outlasts 10 presidents, until now. “We can not keep doing the same thing and expect a different result” said current President Obama in yesterday’s groundbreaking announcement to overhaul the old and bitter US-Cuba relationship. Since the announcement, a lot of things have been re-examined historically and politically. But what about culture, business, and this new world that’s ‘so far gone’ from 1960? Here’s our list of the 5 Things We’ll See Now That The US And Cuba Beef Is Over…

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