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Oct 16, 2012

The Maunsell Sea Forts of WWII

The Maunsell Sea Forts of WWII

Photograph by Neil Brown on Flickr At the outbreak of World War II, the Port of London was the busiest port in the world. The German Navy recognized the Thames as an important shipping route and sought to disrupt its usage through the use of a new secret weapon — the magnetic influence…

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Oct 15, 2012

25 Billboards with Fascinating Science Facts

25 Billboards with Fascinating Science Facts

Located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Science World is a not-for-profit organization/facility dedicated spreading the awe and wonder of science for kids and adults alike. In collaboration with their long-term advertising agency partners Rethink, Science World are well known in Canada for their award-winning outdoor and ambient media campaigns. From billboards and bus shelters…

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Oct 10, 2012

10 Extravagant Buildings That Serve No Purpose

10 Extravagant Buildings That Serve No Purpose

In architecture, a folly is a building constructed primarily for decoration, but either suggesting by its appearance some other purpose, or merely so extravagant that it transcends the normal range of garden ornaments or other class of building to which it belongs. In the original use of the word, these buildings served no other…

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Oct 9, 2012

Aerial Photos of Iceland That Look Like Abstract Paintings

Aerial Photos of Iceland That Look Like Abstract Paintings

Andre Ermolaev is a Russian photographer who takes incredible aerial and landscape photographs. In his series entitled Iceland. River., Andre shows us the beautiful environment of Iceland from above. The rivers and streams shown, which are carrying sediment from volcanoes and glaciers give the photos the incredible colours and textures. The photographs could easily…

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Oct 3, 2012

The Treehotel in Sweden for Nature Lovers

The Treehotel in Sweden for Nature Lovers

Located in the unspoilt nature of northern Sweden, the idea behind Treehotel is to offer a high-standard accommodation in a harmonious setting. Together with some of Scandinavia’s leading architects, five uniquely designed treerooms were created in Harads, approximately fifty kilometres outside the city of Lulea, Sweden. The treerooms are located 4-6 meter above ground,…

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Oct 1, 2012

15 Street Art Portraits Chiseled Into Walls

15 Street Art Portraits Chiseled Into Walls

Alexandre Farto aka Vhils is an artist from Lisbon, Portugal. The son of a dissident in Portugal’s Carnation Revolution, Vhils first rose to prominence when one of his portraits appeared next to a work by Banksy at the 2008 Cans Festival in London. Now, at 25, he’s the youngest artist represented by Banksy’s agent,…

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Sep 27, 2012

The ‘Open Wall’ Resort in St. Lucia [20 pics]

The ‘Open Wall’ Resort in St. Lucia [20 pics]

Located just outside of Soufrière, St. Lucia, the Ladera Resort features 9 villas and 23 suites with an ‘open wall’ where the west side of every unit is left open and exposed to the breathtaking views of the Piton Mountains and Caribbean sea. Every room also comes with a private plunge pool, with the…

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