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The 5 weirdest beaches in the world

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The 5 weirdest beaches in the world

Beaches always have a special attraction. No matter where you are in the world, as soon as you pass a beach, your mind automatically goes into relaxation mode. Maybe it’s the sea, the sound of the waves or the incredible expanse of the horizon:

whatever it is, beaches are very special places! When you imagine a beach, you probably think of the Maldives Islands or a white ribbon of fine sand stretching along a coastline lined with palm trees:

the sun is shining, the sea is a dazzling turquoise blue and just the thought makes who wants to relax on the sand, jump into the waves with a surfboard or dive to see what happens underwater.

However, there are other types of beaches that do not correspond to this idea at all. 1. Shell Beach, Australia With Whitehaven or Bondi Beach, Australia regularly appears in the lists of the most beautiful beaches in the world

. Down there, however, there are not only endless white-sand beaches and spectacular stretches of coastline, but also something truly special: Shell Beach at Shark Bay in Western Australia! At first glance, this beach is as dazzlingly white as many others. However, at a second glance you will realize that it is not white sand, but millions of shells!

The beach is made up of a layer of shells up to 10 meters thick, which arrived here several thousand years ago. Around Shell Beach there are some very attractive hiking trails to different viewpoints. Especially from Eagle Bluffs you have a great view of Shell Bay and if you are lucky you may even see sharks or dolphins in the clear water!

2. Papakolea, Hawaii At the southernmost tip of the US is Hawaii, one of the most attractive islands for adventurers . Mahana Bay beach doesn’t really look like a beach, but more like a meadow that flows directly into the sea. That’s because the sand at Papakolea Beach is not white, but olive green! The color comes from the mineral olivine, which is washed into the sea by the nearby Mauna Loa volcano. Basically,

these are small green crystals that are heavier than all normal grains of sand and therefore remain on the shore of Papakolea, offering you this unique spectacle. By the way, those green beaches are really rare! There are only four of this color in the world. To see the green beach of Mahana, as the locals call it, with your own eyes, you first have to do a really tough hike through the volcanic rock. You won’t find any hiking trails or paths between the parking lot at the end of South Point Road and Papakolea. Instead, follow the trails of other visitors. On your way up the sheer volcanic cliffs,

it can not only be hot and very humid, but sometimes very windy. In addition to your walking shoes, make sure you have enough to drink and your swimsuit so you can jump into the waves of the green beach to cool off

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Sheet Metal Brake Bending

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Sheet Metal Brake Bending

brake is a metalworking machine that allows the bending of sheet metal brake. The cornice brake allows only simple bends and folds, while the box and panorama brake also allows box and panorama shapes to be shaped. It is also known as a bender or brake bender and in the UK as a sheet metal bender or simply as a press brake.


Description


The brake consists of a flat surface on which the material is laid and a clamping bar that lowers and firmly holds the material during bending. This clamping action can be manual, automatic or pedal operated. The machine’s gate-like faceplate is hinged and can be lifted, causing the material, laid out on a straight edge, to flex to follow the slab.


Bends can be at any angle up to a practical limit of about 120 degrees, slightly more in the case of a press brake. If the fold is narrow enough, you can make a tighter fold (eg for a hem) by inserting the fold under the clamp bar and lowering it.


Box and plate brake


In a box brake (also known as a pin brake [1]), the retaining bar includes several removable blocks that can be removed and repositioned to allow bending of limited areas of a sheet metal part or parts already in use. , partially formed pieces.
Once bent, the shape of the box or tray is completed using screws, welding, rivets, or other metal fastening process.


Bar folder


This is a simplified brake, usually much smaller than eaves or box and plate brakes. As a rule, one handle clamps the workpiece and bends it in one motion, but the depth is often much less than a shoulder or a box brake can handle.


brake press


This is a more complex tool that forms predetermined curves by clamping the workpiece between the appropriate punch and die.


dimensions


Brakes come in sizes suitable for lightweight aluminum or brass for small boxes, and manual to industrial size, balanced hydraulic or manual machines suitable for large steel sheets.

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Fatehpur Sikri: the city of religious tolerance in India

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Fatehpur Sikri: the city of religious tolerance in India

Fatehpur Sikri means city of victory. Located in northwestern India, the city was built between 1571 and 1585 by the Mughal king Akbar and was intended to be a symbol of religious tolerance. Today it is a world heritage site in a perfect state of conservation.

A walk through the places where the legend of King Arthur takes place, with many of the real locations that are known today

After a time in which mobility has been very reduced due to the health situation, we are able to travel again and 2022 is presented as the golden year of cruises

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The map of restrictions on Spaniards in times of covid with the countries to which you can travel and the destinations banned

The river as defense: the middle Tagus and the fortress of Castros

The human being has known how to perfectly combine the constructive with the natural to the point of leading them to coexist in harmony. This consonance often overwhelms lovers of cultural heritage as a whole. The rivers, a fundamental part of this natural environment, have played an interesting trick when it comes to providing a 

New York: the attractions of the eternal metropolis

An overview of what to see and what to do in the eternal metropolis, New York, the vibrant city on the East Coast of the United States

The dream summer: a return to Ibiza by catamaran

If you are thinking that your next trip will be to Ibiza, you have probably already thought about finding a way to get the most out of it. And it is that this island has so much to offer, that you cannot go without having everything very planned. Ibiza offers charming beaches, crystal clear waters and that fun so characteristic of the …

The towns that you can not miss if you go to Barcelona

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The United States dominates American tourism

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The history of travel insurance in the world

A review of the history of travel insurance from historical precedents to its evolution and current coverage

James Holman, the Englishman who traveled with his senses

James Holman was a totally blind nineteenth-century traveler who undertook several trips around the world totally alone, without company.

Croatia: the country of a thousand islands

Croatia is famous for its beautiful and numerous islands. It has more than a thousand (the number can increase to 1,246, depending on what is considered an island), although only 48 of them are permanently inhabited.

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HOW TO WATCH THE HARRY POTTER MOVIES

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HOW TO WATCH THE HARRY POTTER MOVIES

Everyone came into the Wizarding World through the Harry Potter movies, which introduced us to a gifted 11-year-old, his friends Ron and Hermione, and their hallowed school of magic, Hogwarts. Watching the Harry Potter movies in order, seeing the story unfold chronologically in universe, used to be as easy as finding the one where Daniel Radcliffe looks youngest and starting from there.

But the series has expanded now with the Fantastic Beasts movies, set some 70 years before The Sorcerer’s Stone. So to watch the Harry Potter movies in order, your journey now begins with Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, set in 1926 and starring Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scarmander. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is set in 1927. The third Fantastic Beasts intends to release July 2022, with two more movies to close out the Scarmander and Grindelwald saga.

Then the story of Harry himself begins, starting with Sorcerer’s Stone and concluding in the second-part of The Deathly Hallows, for eight Certified Fresh movies in a row. There’s also a Harry Potter series early in development for HBO Max. For now, see our guide below on how to watch all Harry Potter movies in order.

FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM (2016)

Critics Consensus: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them draws on Harry Potter’s rich mythology to deliver a spinoff that dazzles with franchise-building magic all its own.

Synopsis: The year is 1926, and Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) has just completed a global excursion to find and document an… 

Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol

Directed By: David Yates

FANTASTIC BEASTS: THE CRIMES OF GRINDELWALD (2018)

Critics Consensus: Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald has glimmers of the magic familiar to Harry Potter fans, but the story’s spell isn’t as strong as earlier installments.

Synopsis: In an effort to thwart Grindelwald’s plans of raising pure-blood wizards to rule over all non-magical beings, Albus Dumbledore enlists… 

Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol

Directed By: David Yates

HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER’S STONE (2001)

Critics Consensus: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone adapts its source material faithfully while condensing the novel’s overstuffed narrative into an involving — and often downright exciting — big-screen magical caper.

Synopsis: Adaptation of the first of J.K. Rowling’s popular children’s novels about Harry Potter, a boy who learns on his eleventh… 

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, John Cleese

Directed By: Chris Columbus

HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS (2002)

Critics Consensus: Though perhaps more enchanting for younger audiences, Chamber of Secrets is nevertheless both darker and livelier than its predecessor, expanding and improving upon the first film’s universe.

Synopsis: The follow-up to “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” finds young wizard Harry Potter (Daniel Radcliffe) and his friends, Ron…

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Kenneth Branagh

Directed By: Chris Columbus

HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN (2004)

Critics Consensus: Under the assured direction of Alfonso Cuaron, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban triumphantly strikes a delicate balance between technical wizardry and complex storytelling.

Synopsis: Harry Potter’s (Daniel Radcliffe) third year at Hogwarts starts off badly when he learns deranged killer Sirius Black (Gary Oldman)… 

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Gary Oldman

Directed By: Alfonso Cuarón

HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE (2005)

Critics Consensus: The main characters are maturing, and the filmmakers are likewise improving on their craft; vibrant special effects and assured performances add up to what is the most complex yet of the Harry Potter films.

Synopsis: The fourth movie in the Harry Potter franchise sees Harry (Daniel Radcliffe) returning for his fourth year at Hogwarts School… 

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Robbie Coltrane

Directed By: Mike Newell

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