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Aug 2, 2011

The ‘Opera on the Lake’ Stages of Bregenz

The ‘Opera on the Lake’ Stages of Bregenz

André Chénier Stage 2011 | Photograph by Bregenzer Festspiele / KARL FORSTER Since 1946, the Bregenz Festival ‘Opera on the Lake’ in Austria has been home to some of the most incredible outdoor stages ever built. Set on the gorgeous Lake Constance, the 6,800 capacity ‘Seebuhne’ Stage has been the setting for some of…

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Jul 28, 2011

Coolest. Loft. Ever. [40 pics]

Coolest. Loft. Ever. [40 pics]

Photograph via Rob Levy & Steve Wu It’s a bold statement I know. What constitutes the “Coolest. Ever.”? When you’re talking loft spaces, high ceilings is a must…. 30 ft… check. It also needs something unique, something memorable, so when you tell your friends about the “coolest loft ever” one line is all it…

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Jul 19, 2011

The Stunning Beauty of Seychelles [25 pics]

The Stunning Beauty of Seychelles [25 pics]

Lemuria Praslin – Photograph via IdeePerViaggiare.it The Republic of Seychelles is an island country spanning an archipelago of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean. It is part of the Mascarene Islands along with Mauritius and Reunion. Just northeast of Madagascar, Seychelles is situated with Zanzibar to the west, Reunion to the south and Comoros…

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Jul 14, 2011

10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Stealth Bomber

10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Stealth Bomber

Photograph by Sgt. Bennie J. Davis III/USAF Northrop Grumman’s B-2 Spirit, more affectionately known as the Stealth Bomber, is one sexy, sneaky and sophisticated piece of technology. More an alien spaceship than US Aircraft, the Stealth Bomber’s iconic design is instantly recognizable… unless of course it’s on a stealth mission. Below are ten things…

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Jun 28, 2011

The Portabello Estate in Orange County [25 photos]

The Portabello Estate in Orange County [25 photos]

Photograph by The McMonigle Group Smack dab between Newport and Laguna beach lies the oceanfront lots of Cameo shores, in the ultra-exclusive Corona Del Mar in Orange County, California. Originally listed at a cool $76 million in 2006, the fantastical Portabello Estate (which means ‘beautiful door’ in Italian) was eventually sold in 2010 for…

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Jun 23, 2011

The 1939 Pontiac Plexiglass Ghost Car

The 1939 Pontiac Plexiglass Ghost Car

Photograph by AARON SUMMERFIELD for RM AUCTIONS Unveiled at the General Motors Highways and Horizons pavilion at the 1939-40 World’s Fair in New York, the Pontiac ‘Ghost Car’ was buit on the chassis of a 1939 Pontiac Deluxe Six. In collaboration with Rohm & Haas, a chemical company that had recently developed Plexiglass, the…

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Jun 21, 2011

25 Unbelievable Photographs of Rice Terraces

25 Unbelievable Photographs of Rice Terraces

Photograph via Desktopart.org Rice Terraces are used in farming to cultivate hilly or mountainous terrain. They are quite effective for growing crops that require a lot of water, such as rice. They also help to decrease erosion and surface runoff. Oh and they are quite stunning to photograph from above! Terraced fields are used…

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