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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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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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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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Natural Wonders Culture

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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10 Incredibly Dangerous Commutes To School & Work

There’s probably a good chance you’ve hit a traffic jam on your commute to work or school and complained at what a ‘nightmare’ journey you’ve had to endure. We’ve all done it! but you’ll think yourself very lucky once you see what some people have to go through every day just to arrive at work/school […]

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Rock Balancing: A Gravity-Defying form of Art

I have been randomly browsing different forms of art and stumbled upon Rock Balancing. It is simply an art of balancing stones on top of each in various positions. You shouldn’t use any glue, wires or other materials to support the balance.  What I find amazing is that there is a mathematical as well as physical […]

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10 Romantic Cities Without Crowds

When it comes to romantic city breaks, the first destinations that spring to mind are probably Paris, Rome or Venice. While these beautiful cities are undoubtedly some of the most romantic places on earth, there’s one major drawback: They’re usually crammed full of tourists! If you’re looking for a romantic city break with a bit […]

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The 10 Most Stunning Places In Australasia

The region of Australasia is made up of Australia, New Zealand, New Guinea and a number of small islands in the Pacific Ocean. It may not be able to match the size of North America or the population of Asia but Australasia certainly holds its own when it comes to sheer beauty. The region is […]

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Most Incredible Mobile Homes

There are people who live, and then there are those who “live”. With the advent of mobile homes, mankind has once more tapped into his primal urge to move from place to place. Rather than building massive manor homes or castles, some people have once again began to favor smaller, portable homes that allow them […]