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25 Posts Rate Most Interesting On Keitochan Says

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25. WATCH: Sexy & Surprising Window Cleaner at the Hairdresser

Ladies… This one is for you! This has been called the greatest commercial of all time. Even if you’ve watched this before… it’s funny every time. If it’s your first time, just wait for the end!! Please SHARE with others if you loved it and laughed!

24. Caught On Tape: Cat Saves Boy from Dog Attack

23. WATCH: Kid’s Priceless Reaction to Meeting a Gay Couple for the First Time

22. Caught On Tape: Cat Saves Boy from Dog Attack

Dramatic footage of a brave cat saving a young boy from a vicious dog attack. The video shows the boy slowly riding his bike near his home in Bakersfield, California, when a neighbor’s dog runs around a nearby car, drags the boy off the bike with his teeth and starts spinning the child around. Thankfully, the attack is cut short by a brave cat, who hurls herself into the fight, forces the dog off the bike, and chases him away. The good news here is that the kid is OK. But the video is definitely hard to watch!

21. A Real-Life Message in a Bottle Found on Waikiki Beach

20. Lei Day is May Day in Hawaii

19. Pimp Sues Nike For Not Labeling Shoes ‘Dangerous’

A pimp brutally beat’s a man with his Nike Jordan shoes and now is suing Nike. Sirgiorgiro Clardy claims Nike should have placed a label in his Jordan shoes warning that they could be used as a dangerous weapon. He repeatedly stomped the face of a…read more.>

18. An Interesting Hawaiian Legend Of Pele & The Warrior

17. How Our World Would Look If You Were A Bird

16. Glass Gem, The Multi-colored Corn Variety

It’s a multi-colored heirloom corn with its origin traced back to, a part-Cherokee man, now in his 80’s, living in Oklahoma. He was an expert at selecting and saving seed from corn cobs that exhibited vivid translucent colors – and Glass Gem was born! No GMO; just years of carefully selecting the best colored corn seeds. read more.>

15. Fountains Abbey, Yorkshire, England

Fountains Abbey is one of the largest and best preserved ruined Cistercian monasteries in England. The ruins of the great Cistercian abbey of Fountains lie in the valley of the river Skell,west of Ripon.

The foundation of Fountains was not planned. It was the outcome of an unforeseen chain of events in the early 1130s that forced a group of reform-minded monks of the Benedictine abbey of St Mary’s, York, to flee their house in search of a purer form of monastic life. read more.>

14. Little Dancing Naked Man Orchid

Orchis Italica aka Naked Man Orchid. A very odd looking flower – the petals are the shape of seemingly naked little men. Some petals even look like they have faces on them. Like, share, comment and tag here.>

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13. Ethiopian Welo Opal. New gem found, looks like the ocean in rock.

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12. The Blue Lake, Russia

The Blue Lake, Russia has no visible stream running to or away from it. The lake is fed by a series of underwater caverns and passages. High levels of hydrogen sulfide give the lake a bright, glowing blue coloring. Due to the series of underwater caves, it’s difficult even for scientists to tell what actually constitutes the floor of the lake. Photo Credit: News.nster.com Like, share, comment and tag here.>

11. The Blood Pond Hot Spring, Beppu, Japan

This hot spring is located in Beppu, Japan and is one of the nine springs that are more for your viewing pleasure than bathing. The waters of the Blood Pond Hot Spring are so rich in iron that the water has turned red. Like, share, comment and tag here.>

10. Corpse Flower, Titan Arum, Flower Bloom

The Corpse Flower is known for its odd, rotting flesh smell. It’s one of thelargest, rarest and most impressive flowers in nature. It only blooms every six to 10 years. Like, share, comment and tag here.>

9. The Ramen Burger

The latest food craze: It’s a food creation from two different cultures; a tasty example of east meets west. It’s called the ramen burger — a hamburger patty with a bun made from fried noodles. Would you eat this? Like, share, comment and tag here.>

8. Black Swan

A black swan feeds its fish friends every day to the amazement of passers by.The swan picks up the feed and takes it to the mouths of the waiting fish.They became close friends after 3 years of playing together. Any thoughts? Like, share, comment and tag here.>

7. Kīlauea

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, established in 1916, is a United States National Park located in the U.S. State of Hawaii on the island of Hawaii. It encompasses two active volcanoes: Kīlauea, one of the world’s most active volcanoes, and Mauna Loa, the world’s most massive volcano. Like, share, comment and tag here.>

6. Vincent Van Gogh Painting

A long-lost Vincent van Gogh painting that had been brushed off as a fake has been authenticated as a 1888 masterpiece. “Sunset at Montmajour” depicts a dry landscape of oak trees, bushes and sky, painted with Van Gogh’s familiar thick brush strokes. Like, share, comment and tag here.> Source: Daily News

5. The Wat Sanpran Dragon Temple

Dragon climbs wat! วัดสามพรานพุทโธ นครปฐม, Thailand

17 story building dragon extends from the ground to the roof. The dragon is hollow and can walk in it, but the top of the building is usually inaccessible. The temple grounds are quite large the have many… read more.>

4. Antelope Canyon

Antelope Canyon is the most-visited and most-photographed slot canyon in the American Southwest. It is located on Navajo land near Page, Arizona. This gorgeous canyon was formed by erosion of Navajo Sandstone, mainly due to… read more.>

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3. Thorn Bug (Umbonia Spinosa)

These thorn bugs are related to cicadas, and use their beaks to pierce plant stems to feed upon their sap. What do you think of the strange bug? Like, share, comment and tag here.>

2. Giant Gastropod Egg Capsules

Giant Gastropod egg capsules of Adelomelon brasiliana on the beach of a lagoon, Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Adelomelon brasiliana is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Volutidae. What do you think? Like, share, comment and tag here.>

1. The Shoe House – South Africa

The South African shoe house, in Mpumalanga Province was built in 1990 by entrepreneur and artist Ron Van Zyl, is one of the many shoe-shaped houses in the world. The interior and architecture is a museum of rock and wood carvings made by Van Zyl himself. The Shoe is part of a bigger project, which includes a camp site and a chalet guest house, a restaurant, a bar, a pool and a shop. Like, share, comment and tag here.>

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12 Things You Wish Were Still Around In Hawaii.

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A few more things you wish were still around in Hawaii.

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Coco’s Coffee House closed it’s doors on Aug. 31, 1986 after 26 years of business on the corner of Kapiolani and Kalakaua, it made way for a new business, The Hard Rock Cafe (moved to Beachwalk). Before Coco’s, The Kau Kau Korner was in that location. Coco’s was one of three Hawaiian-style coffee shops designed by the famous architect Pete Wimberly. The other two were Tops and Popo’s. What are some of your memories of Coco’s?

Photo Credit: Honolulu Magazine & Vic&Becky

The Kuhio Theater opened in 1946, in Waikiki, Honolulu. During the 1960’s, the Kuhio Theater featured road shows, and in October of 1966, the Hawaiian premiere of the movie “Hawaii”, based on the James Michener novel, was held at the theater. The Kuhio Theater was twinned in the 1980’s, and 70mm screening capabilities were removed. It could originally seat over 880. After it closed in the 1990’s, the twin was demolished in 1996 to make way for a new shopping center. (King Kalakaua Plaza) What are some of your memories of Kuhio Theater?


GEM, a membership retailer,changed the face of Hawaii’s retail scene. The Ward Avenue GEM opened in 1962. Honolulu Mayor Neal Blaisdell, Lt. Gov. James Kealoha and the Royal Hawaiian Band welcomed a crowd of 9,000 at its grand opening. The first store opened in 1958 on Dillingham Blvd. GEM had 6 stores in Hawaii including Kaneohe, Waipahu & stores in Hilo on the Big island and in Lihue on Kauai. All stores closed in 1993. Source: Hawaii News – Honolulu Star-Advertiser  What are some of your memories of GEM?

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Well, it’s Throwback Thursday but instead of naming a song from back in the day, a photo or even a type of fashion, why not take it even deeper and take a trip down memory lane to the “good ol’ days”.  What are some of those places or icons that you wish were still around in Hawaii today?  Here are 12 that may strike a chord with you.  Feel free to chime in and let me know what you wish were still around.  Most of my memories are from Oahu and my Neighbor Island memories are lacking so please enlighten me!

1.  Drive Inn Theaters.

At one time, Drive Inn Theaters scattered the state and became a popular regular weekend destination for island residents.  Their demise began around the 80’s with a combination of commercial real estate for the valuable land that they were situated and the multiplex movie…

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The City of Paris Department Store Christmas Tree

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The City of Paris Department Store (San Francisco) put up that huge fir tree every year starting in 1909. The store was located where the current Nieman-Marcus store is today. Take a look at the stained glass ceiling that was saved and installed in the new buildingbut based on images I’ve seen, the original was magnificent! Photo by Gordon Peters of the San Francisco Chronicle, Circa 1959.

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Circa 1955 – Source: S.F. Public Library via Lost San Francisco

Fountains Abbey, Yorkshire, England

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RATED INTERESTING: Fountains Abbey is one of the largest and best preserved ruined Cistercian monasteries in England. The ruins of the great Cistercian abbey of Fountains lie in the valley of the River Skell, west of Ripon.

The foundation of Fountains was not planned. It was the outcome of an unforeseen chain of events in the early 1130s that forced a group of reform-minded monks of the Benedictine abbey of St Mary’s, York, to flee their house in search of a purer form of monastic life.

Fountains Abbey is of continuing importance today. It is a World Heritage site, and the ruins are amongst the most significant monastic remains in Europe. These include the oldest surviving Cistercian water-mill, a splendid twelfth-century western range, and a magnificent tower erected by Abbot Marmaduke Huby in the sixteenth century. Fountains are currently the focus of an extensive archaeological and architectural research project which, when complete, will make it one of the most clearly understood and well documented medieval abbeys.

When visiting the Fountains today, you can’t help but be struck by the peace and tranquility of the site. It difficult to imagine just how desolate and unwelcoming a place this was for the twelfth-century Cistercians, who battled against bleak and unfavorable conditions. The location, however, had its advantages, notably ready supplies of water and woodland. Quarries in Skelldale, Craven and Nidderdale provided stone for building.

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The Wat Sanpran Dragon Temple

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Dragon climbs wat! วัดสามพรานพุทโธ นครปฐม, Thailand

RATED INTERESTING: 17 story building dragon extends from the ground to the roof. The dragon is hollow and can walk in it, but the top of the building is usually inaccessible. The temple grounds are quite large the have many shrines in various animal shapes, including a huge turtle shaped entrance to a cave, and large elephant that makes noise when coin are put in. Like, share, comment and tag here.>