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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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Sep 26, 2012

Google Adds First Underwater Panoramas to Maps and Street View

Google Adds First Underwater Panoramas to Maps and Street View

Google has just added the very first underwater panoramic images to Google Maps and Street View. In their ongoing quest to map the globe, it was a matter of time before they ventured under the water that covers over 70% of our globe. To pull of this feat Google has partnered with the…

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Sep 25, 2012

The Most Unusual McDonald’s Locations in the World

The Most Unusual McDonald’s Locations in the World

With over 33,000 restaurants serving nearly 68 million people in 119 countries every single day, McDonald’s is the hallmark of ubiquity [Source]. Since 1954, McDonald’s has spread across the globe to become one of the most recognized brands in the world. With over 33,000 locations there will undoubtedly be storefronts and exteriors that are…

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Sep 20, 2012

20 Breaking Bad Locations in Real Life

20 Breaking Bad Locations in Real Life

Albuquerque, New Mexico resident and Breaking Bad fan Nancy Bymers (WallDruggie on Flickr), has undertaken an incredible mission to source out the real life locations of scenes from the television series Breaking Bad. If you’re a fan of the show you will undoubtedly recognize all of the locations in the gallery below. On her…

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Sep 19, 2012

10 Animals that Lived Longer than the Oldest Known Human

10 Animals that Lived Longer than the Oldest Known Human

Photograph via Wikipedia That’s Jeanne Calment, a French citizen who has the longest confirmed human lifespan in history at 122 years and 164 days. She was born on February 21, 1875 and passed on August 4, 1997 [Source]. She’s lived through both world wars, seen humankind land on the moon and witnessed the…

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