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The River Fleet – An Amazing River In The Underground Of London

Posted on 04 April 2013 in: Featured Articles, WTF

It’s not enough that whole London has a complete underground system, it has a underground river too. It’s called the River Fleet and is London’s largest subterranean river. Long time ago Victorian engineers built a whole system of tunnels and chambers under London. The river can fill up to the roof in about 30 minutes, […]

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Floating Village On Magical Tonle Sap Lake

Posted on 22 February 2012 in: Featured Articles, Places

In Cambodia there is three villages that are attached together and called Kampong Phluk. The interesting thing about them is that they float on the Tonle Sap lake that lies about 16 km southeast of Siem Reap. The houses in these villages are built on wood poles that vary from 6-8 meters. The 3000 inhabitants […]

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Tataouine – A Desert Town Where Skywalker Was Born

Posted on 19 October 2011 in: Featured Articles, Places

Have you ever wondered if Luke Skywalker’s home planet is real? Well, the planet is still fictional, but the desert place we see in the movie is real. In the movie it’s called Tatooine, but the real desert town is named Tataouine, so I guess we all know where they got their inspiration from. In […]

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Mysterious Persian Cliff With A Lot Of History

Posted on 12 April 2011 in: Featured Articles, Places

North of the ancient city Persepolis in Iran is a weird cliff named Naqsh-i-Rustam located. The construction of the cliff is amazing, and it’s weird that people way back then actually succeeded in shaping it that way. It has massive doors that goes right into the walls of the cliff. It’s a total of 4 […]

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Floating Islands on Lake Titicaca

Posted on 14 December 2010 in: Featured Articles, Places

You can say that lake Titicaca in Peru is a really strange lake. It the highest commercially navigable lake in the world because it sits 3,811 meters above sea level, that is about 12,500 feet. But that is not all; the weirdest thing is that it consists of 42 floating islands that actually are artificial […]

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Croatia’s “Great Wall of China”

Posted on 30 November 2010 in: Featured Articles, Places

Everybody must have heard about the great wall of China, but what about the great wall of Croatia? Not lot of people know about it, but it goes by the name Walls of Ston, and it is actually hundreds of years old. An impressive thing about it is that it is the longest complete fortress […]

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Abandoned Soviet Airfield

Posted on 25 October 2010 in: Featured Articles, Places

In previous articles you have seen abandoned, rusty and old military base in Murmansk and abandoned complex of Russian Anti-missile defense system. Now there has been found something in Ukraine that seems to be an abandoned airfield. Russos, a known photo-blogger, was one night on his way to a destination in Ukraine, or Crimea, when […]

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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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Salar de Uyuni – The World’s Largest Salt Flat

Posted on 19 May 2010 in: Featured Articles, Places

Salar de Uyuni is placed in southwestern Bolivia and it is the world’s largest salt flat. It covers the surface of about 10,000 square kilometers. Its white surface and bright blue sky sometimes can make incredible scenes for viewers especially during the wet season when those salt fields are covered with water, then, this place […]

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Stalin’s Gulag Prison – The World’s Deadliest Prison of All Times

Posted on 18 May 2010 in: Featured Articles, Places

You thought that holocaust was horrible? Then, you probably should know something about the Gulag prison which was one of the worst prisons of Soviet regime. This complex of buildings can be found even today in Taga forest, in Russian Siberia. This place is known as huge death factory which was working during the Stalin […]

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