This week, some people in Britain and Canada were shocked to learn that their money contains trace amounts of animal fat. The new banknotes use animal byproducts that are found in everything from credit cards and crayons to glue and soap. But Gizmodo has confirmed that Britain and Canada aren't the only ones.
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Video: Vietnam is a wonderful place to travel to because the food is fantastic, and the country is gorgeous. This drone view from Thắng Sói reveals the beauty of the countryside from above and shows off the rice paddies, the old capital city, the mountains, the fishing towns, the natural wonders and all the other awesome places that make up Vietnam.
Shot using a DJI Osmo stabilised camera to ensure buttery smooth footage, Rufus Blackwell's hyperlapse video of Saigon, Vietnam, somehow makes the city more beautiful even though you feel as if you're racing through it at the speed of sound. If all vacation videos looked this captivating, you'd be happy to visit your friends after a trip.
If you ever find yourself with an itch to leave your desk job and like, never come back, I highly recommend disappearing away into Southeast Asia. It's such a stunning place with so many different cultures and landscapes and wonderful food and to properly do it right, you need to be leaving something behind with out a real sense of direction of where you're going next.
Vietnam is one of my favourite places in the world, because the country is just beautiful, the food is absolutely fantastic and the people are so kind. I'm also completely biased, because that's where my family is from. But still! Watch this video that tours the wonders of Vietnam and try and say you don't want to go. It's impossible.
Wow. Ryan Deboodt took a drone inside Hang Son Doong in Vietnam, also known as the world's largest cave, and captured stunning footage that shows off a world that looks like no other. You get a sense of the size of the place — the biggest chamber is 5km long, 200m high and 150m wide — and you feel its beauty.
Vietnam is where my family is from, and I only just visited the country for the first time a few weeks ago. The food is delicious, the people were kind and it seems like a wonderful place to get lost in and explore and get lost again. Georgy Tarasov and his brother spent 45 days in Vietnam and did just that.
When James Speed Hensinger was 22, he'd already spent nine months fighting in Vietnam, spending his nights in perpetual fear of snipers hiding in the mountains above. So come April of 1970, after fielding multiple night-time hits from a single sniper and his AK47, the 173rd Airborne Brigade — of which Hensinger was a part — decided to hit back with an arsenal of insane proportions.
To celebrate the 38th anniversary of the liberation of Da Nang, the Vietnam government built this awesome dragon-shaped bridge over the Han River. And to ensure that it totally one-upped the light show on San Francisco's Bay Bridge, this one is covered in over 2500 LED lights — oh, and it also breathes fire.
Luxury watchmakers seem to be caught up in an arms race to include the most exotic materials in their timepieces. From genuine volcanic ash, to metal from the Titanic to a face stamped from the bodywork of one of the mostrecognizable symbols of the Vietnam War.