Real-life places where real love bloomed.
It's easy to have a great romance if you've got screenwriters and directors telling you what to do, or if you're under the control of some puppet-master of a novelist. It's a lot harder when you're faced with the messy realities of, well, reality. But these couples managed to pull it off. Not that they all lived happier ever after — heaven knows a good romance can sometimes get even more romantic if there's a little tragedy involved — but they sure did manage to stoke those fires for a while!
Starting in the almost-present and working our way back, here's our travelling show of the world's top 10 real-life romances.
* Bing: World's most unromantic spots
Armed with a massive food and agriculture data set from the United Nations, passionate coders and science communicators got a chance to tackle solution... More Armed with a massive food and agriculture data set from the United Nations, passionate coders and science communicators got a chance to tackle solutions to Earth’s food challenges at National Geographic’s Future of Food Hackathon in May 2014. By 2050 we'll need to feed two billion more people. Click here for a special eight-month series exploring how we can do that—without overwhelming the planet: http://food.nationalgeographic.com.
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Date 14-07-22 1:30
Tooltip Information:Cat Fans Lap Up Feline Film FestivalVideo by:Description: A traveling film festival which focuses solely on felines is prowling dozens of cities across the United States. (July 22)Rating: 4Views: 90
Date 14-07-21 2:37
Tooltip Information:US man claims African 'kingdom' to make daughter a princessVideo by:Description: Jeremiah Heaton travelled from his home in Virginia to an 'unclaimed' piece of land between Egypt and Sudan and planted a flag in it, calling it The Kingdom of North Sudan to make his daughter a princess. Duration: 02:38Rating: 4Views: 913
Date 14-07-21 1:44
Tooltip Information:Whales Team Up in Amazing Bubble-Net HuntVideo by:Description: In the summer, southeastern Alaska's waters teem with humpback whales that have migrated north to feed on herring and other fish. One of their most fascinating behaviors is bubble-net feeding, a complex and coordinated tactic for capturing many fish at once. Andy Szabo, director of the Alaska Whale Foundation, and naturalist Steve Maclean explain the phenomenon while aboard the National Geographic fleet on a recent voyage to Alaska's Inside Passage. Learn more about the expedition to Alaska's Inside Passage: http://www.nationalgeographicexpeditions.com/expeditions/alaska-cruise/detail?utm_source=NGdotcom-Video&utm_medium=link&utm_content=20140619_LEX_Video_BubbleNet_AlaskaInsidePassage&utm_campaign=NGdotcom Click to see more video highlights from the National Geographic - Lindblad fleet of expedition ships traveling around the globe: video.nationalgeographic.com/video/ngexpeditions/Rating: 4Views: 861
Date 14-07-21 4:04
Tooltip Information:Loving father's inspiring dance with special needs daughterVideo by:Description: Mike Carney lifts his 12-year-old daughter McKenzie from her wheelchair and performs a heartwarming dance set to Miley Cyrus' 'The Climb' during a summer pageant. She has been diagnosed with a type of mitochondrial disease, which is life threatening, and the family travels more than 500 miles to Florida from Georgia for specialized treatments, which she has been responding to well. Unfortunately her insurance doesn't cover those treatments, and if you'd like to help out, check out 'mckenzieshope' on Go Fund Me.Rating: 4Views: 21