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Wells in India Made Out of Endless Steps

Posted on 09 August 2010 in: Featured Articles, Places

The endless steps on the walls seen in these pictures are big water reservoirs that go by many names like Baoli, Baori, Baudi, and so on, but are most known as India’s stepwells. It looks like the steps are made for other purposes than practical reasons, but that is not the case. The steps give […]

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Photos Giving a Look Into The Past

Posted on 08 August 2010 in: Featured Articles, Lifestyle

This interesting work of art is actually old photos superimposed on present day scenes. It shows how it was back in the days and how it is now. The brains behind the project are several photographers from a flickr group who have managed to cooperate and create an amusing art piece by only using photography […]

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The Replica of Las Vegas Made From 24 Million of LEGO Bricks

Posted on 14 June 2010 in: Featured Articles, People Oddity

Las Vegas is one of the world’s most famous and in same most controversial cities. It is known by the gathering points for gamblers and rich people who do not know what to do with their money. There are a few architectural features which are unique for this place and different from other buildings in […]

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Inside Universal Studio’s Theme Parks

Posted on 10 June 2010 in: Featured Articles, Places

Sometimes creating a movie requires a very special environment which can’t be found anywhere in the world or filming on the real location is just too expensive. In that manner, filming companies are creating their own small towns or theme parks for most expensive movies. Universal Studio is well known filming company which is part […]

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Abandoned Soviet Nuclear Rocket Launch Silos

Posted on 31 May 2010 in: Featured Articles, Places

We are all aware of the fact that Cold War Soviet Union doesn’t exist anymore. But, once, it was real military machine which was eating the most of the tax income of all Soviet Union states. Military was on the very first place and everything other came after that. We can see that North Korea […]

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The Moeraki Boulders – Almost Perfectly Shaped Natural Stone Spheres

Posted on 30 May 2010 in: Featured Articles, Places

The Moeraki Boulders are amazing stone spheres and they remind me a lot on those mysterious spheres which can be found in South America or some European countries. Unlike the mysterious spheres from South America for which archaeologists do not have reasonable explanation, those are something different. Those spherical boulders are formed in sea floor […]

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Beautiful Bavarian Town of Nordlingen Built in a Meteorite Crater

Posted on 24 May 2010 in: Featured Articles, Places

If you come by near the town of Nordlingen which is located in Bavaria, Germany, you will probably be surprised with the placement of it’s streets and buildings. As you can see from photos, the main part of this interesting Bavarian town is ‘designed’ to look like a circle. But, that is not without the […]

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Eaglehawk Neck – A Beautiful Place With Horrible History

Posted on 14 May 2010 in: Featured Articles, Places

Eaglehawk Neck was once a horrible place where prisoners were tortured and terrorized. Today, it is beautiful calm place where nature has almost erased the trails of its bad history. Eaglehawk Neck links island Tasman Peninsula to mainland Tasmania in Australia. This island is known by tessellated pavement, rare nature phenomenon caused by erosion. The […]

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The Big Hole in South Africa – World’s Largest Hole Which Humans Dug

Posted on 11 May 2010 in: Featured Articles, Places

The Big Hole which is also known by its other name, Kimberley Mine, in South Africa is the world’s largest hole which humans excavated. It was dug by 50.000 miners who were working in diamond mine after first diamonds were found there in 19th century. They found there amazing amount of diamonds, precisely, they have […]

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Champagne Pool – An Exciting Geothermal Spring in New Zealand

Posted on 10 May 2010 in: Featured Articles, Places

Champagne Pool is unusual geothermal spring which makes this place look like it is huge champagne pool indeed, because of a lot of CO2 bubbles which are coming from water. This natural feature is about thousand years old and it was formed by hydrothermal eruption. The Champagne Pool is about 60 meters deep and its […]

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