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Ukrainian Riots: Kiev’s Independence Square – Before and After Photo

Here is a photo showing Kiev’s Independence Square before and after the recent Ukrainian riots. The capital, Kiev, is in this state following clashes between anti-government protesters and police. This feud has so far left dozens of people dead. The reason for the outburst has been due to the Ukrainian government’s recent decision to potentially ditch the idea of integration with Europe and instead increase ties with Russia. Protesters are

10 Unusual looking Horses

Here are ten unique and beautiful horses White face horse Loving the mask! Source Akhal-teke Horse The Akhal-teke Horse is one of the most unusual looking horses in the world. It is bred in the Turkmenistan Desert, near Iran. These horses used to be bred for racing and this practice has existed for over 3000 years. They can endure very long distances and are great with hot climates. Source White

Amazing Bridges You Should Visit

Here are ten brilliant engineering feats that will boggle your mind! Langkawi sky bridge The Langkawi sky bridge is suspended 700 meters above sea level and is a pedestrian crossing 125 meters long. Source Bridge connecting Denmark and Sweden This bridge connects Denmark and Sweden and goes underwater at the end in order to let the ships go through. A true engineering marvel. Source Colorado river bridge at the Hoover

Strange global customs you have probably not heard about!

Traditions and customs from around the world are very much of interest here at Swick and we thought we would share some of the strangest customs that you probably have not heard about! Make sure you Like, Share, Pin or Tweet! Russia and giving flowers Giving flowers in Russia can be tricky business. The act of giving yellow flowers can signify distrust or deceit, while red carnations are given only

What to do if caught in an Avalanche

Ever wondered what you should do if you were caught in an Avalanche? In light of recent weather conditions and heavy snowfall across the globe, Swick thought they would investigate whether there is anything that you can do to either prepare yourself for this unexpected situation or help yourself if you are caught in the middle of an Avalanche.

Holiday Travel – Travelling at Christmas

Thinking of Travelling this Christmas? Most people are worried about finances or simply can’t be bothered to travel to meet loved ones. ¬†However, the statistics state that even though we moan and moan, we will still jump into our cars and travel to see the family! If you are going to be as grumpy as the average joe, then perhaps look into making that journey easier, especially if you have

10 Biggest Financial Scandals in History

Financial scams happen every day. However, there have been several notable cases in history that deserve particular attention. This is an article focusing on the 10 worst financial frauds. Enron Financial Scandal Enron went bankrupt in 2001. It was once the 7th biggest company in the US and was estimated to have been worth as much as $90 Billion! Traditionally Enron operated in the energy sector, but it tried to

10 Highest Grossing Video Games Ever

We predict Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 and Grand Theft Auto V to be two of the highest grossing games in history when they are released and figures are totalled up this year. However, in the mean time here are the 10 highest grossing video pokies games ever, with dates and sales figures. Call of duty: Modern Warefare (2007) This game grossed $700 million Source

10 Iconic Sports Photos

Michael Jordan Winning Shot According to Sports Illustrated, this is the greatest sports photo of all time. It shows Michael Jordan taking the winning shot for Chicago Bulls in 1998 when they beat Utah Jazz to take the NBA finals. Source