Category: ARCHITECTURE

Jun 8, 2014

Picture of the Day: A Perfect Rainbow Over New York

Picture of the Day: A Perfect Rainbow Over New York

A PERFECT RAINBOW OVER NEW YORK Photograph by cbarney on reddit Seen here is a beautiful rainbow over New York as seen from Midtown West, Manhattan. The photo was taken by reddit user cbarney from her balcony with her iPhone early last month. A rainbow is an optical and meteorological phenomenon that…

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Jun 5, 2014

Picture of the Day: The World’s Tallest Lego Tower

Picture of the Day: The World’s Tallest Lego Tower

THE WORLD’S TALLEST LEGO TOWER Photograph by Honéczy Barnabás / MTI Students in partnership with LEGO Store Budapest and official Danish LEGO constructors set a new world record on 25 May 2014 by building the world’s highest LEGO tower, eclipsing the previous record set last August by students in Delaware. The tower…

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Jun 5, 2014

These Were Made with Everyday Toothpicks

These Were Made with Everyday Toothpicks

Bob Morehead is an American artist working out of Virginia Beach, Virginia. For over 30 years Bob has used toothpicks, glue and a lot of patience to create intricate sculptures and buildings. His largest undertaking, Toothpick City, is made from over 100,000 toothpicks. The city project has been ongoing for over eight years! To…

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Jun 4, 2014

This Stadium Was Home to 3 Sports Teams. Zeppelin, Elvis, Floyd and The Who Played Here

This Stadium Was Home to 3 Sports Teams.  Zeppelin, Elvis, Floyd and The Who Played Here

On 23 August 1975 the Pontiac Silverdome officially opened its doors. For 22 years it was the largest stadium in the National Football League (NFL). The stadium complex, which sat on 127 acres (51 ha) of land, had a capacity of 80,000+. The Silverdome hosted the Detroit Lions of the NFL (1975–2001), the Detroit…

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May 22, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Old Town of Lijiang

Picture of the Day: The Old Town of Lijiang

THE OLD TOWN OF LIJIANG Photograph by TREY RATCLIFF Website | Flickr | Google+ | Facebook | Prints available The Old Town of Lijiang is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Lijiang City, Yunnan, China. The town has a history going back more than 800 years and was once a confluence…

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May 21, 2014

Picture of the Day: Atop the World’s Tallest Residential Building

Picture of the Day: Atop the World’s Tallest Residential Building

Photograph by ALEXANDER REMNEV Facebook | LiveJournal | VK | 500px | Instagram On a recent trip to Dubai, rooftopper and photographer Alexander Remnev took this dizzying self-portrait from the top of the Princess Tower, the tallest residential building in the world. The Princess Tower is 101-storeys and stands 414 meters (1,358 ft) tall.…

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May 21, 2014

A Tour of Japan Through the Lens of an Urban Explorer

A Tour of Japan Through the Lens of an Urban Explorer

Canadian photographer Chris Luckhardt (featured previously) travels the world in search of adventure and exploration. He specializes in documenting abandoned places and his travels through visual storytelling. His work has been featured on ABC News, The Weather Channel, MSN, The Daily Mail, Buzzfeed and many more. Chris has travelled throughout Japan six times, including…

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