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Glass Walkway 4,600 Feet Above Ground in Tianmen Mountain

A visit to a mountainside walkway is always going to provide a picturesque experience but hikers travelling to Tianmen Mountain in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, China may get a bit more than they anticipated.  Up in the Tianmen Mountain there is a glass walkway called Coiling Dragon Cliff skywalk. It is attached to the side of a cliff and […]

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Fancy Living In A Bio-climatic Sundial House?

If unusual buildings are your thing, then this sundial house in Strasbourg, France may well be your ideal home. The unique Heliodome was designed as a bio-climatic living space that keeps the building cool in the summer and warm in the winter. The giant three-dimensional sundial is positioned at a fixed angle so that it […]

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Natural Wonders

20 Natural Phenomena to See Before You Die

We live on a dying planet: Massive pollution in all its forms; melting polar ice-caps; desertification of the land; dwindling water resources; disappearing flora and fauna; toxic waste filling the oceans and rivers and all around this Dantean landscape, the ceaseless and viral multiplication of the culprit behind it all, Man. Yet for all the […]

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Dangerous Culture

12 Places You Will Never Set Eyes On

No, these forbidden places are strictly off limits to your, or anyone else’s, physical presence or prying eyes. There is no Lonely Planet or Frommer’s Guide to these places. These are simply places you will never set eyes on. Coca Cola Recipe Vault The Real Thing is locked away, heavily guarded and out of sight […]

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Fun

10 things to know before going to Zip World Slate Caverns

No matter what your age is (unless you are 70) trampolines are a huge amount of fun! While trampolines have always come in different shapes and sizes, there are few that can match the dimensions or location of the cave trampoline at ‘Bounce Below’ in Wales. The unique adventure park is located in a slate cave […]

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10 Funny Google Street View Photos from Poland

Unfortunately during the quarantine you can’t go out. However, this person is using Google Street Views to walk down the streets of Poland and share with us the most funny and quirky pictures. Instagram: @poland.street.view #1 #2  #3 #4  #5 #6  #7 #8 #9  #10 BONUS

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Natural Wonders

What Caused This 1.2km Wide Giant Hole?

You’d be forgiven for thinking that this giant chasm was caused by a meteor or a natural sink hole but this incredible cavity is actually an abandoned diamond mine in Mirny, Eastern Siberia, Russia. Diamonds were first discovered at the site in 1955 and the mine was started just two years later. The incredibly harsh […]

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Real ‘Door to Hell’ – Crater that has been Burning Half a Century

In the middle of the Karakum desert in Turkmenistan there is a popular tourist attraction called The Darvaza gas crater, also known as “The door to hell”. At first sight this crater might come across as an active volcano, however, it is a burning pit of natural gas (methane). How did Darvaza gas crater appear? […]

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20 Underwater Wonders of the World

Over 70% of the earth’s surface is covered by water and this huge area contains some of the most amazing wonders on the planet. Shockingly, huge portions of the world’s oceans have yet to be discovered but the areas that have been explored have already provided some incredible sights; from huge shipwrecks thousands of metres […]

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Natural Wonders

Frozen Methane Bubbles that Transform Abraham Lake

The photos below may look like a sea of bizarrely shaped jellyfish but these strange shapes below the frozen waters of Abraham lake are in fact methane bubbles. The methane gas bubbles are emitted from bacteria after it has consumed dead organic matter (animals and leaves) found at the bottom of the lake. Most of the time these bubbles […]