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Just Where Was This ‘Cave of Crystals’ Discovered?

The pictures below might look like The Fortress Of Solitude from the Superman movies but these incredible diamonds were actually discovered in the Naica Mine in Mexico. Mining was first started on the site to extract lead, silver and zinc but during the mining operations, caverns were discovered that contained huge selenite crystals. The ‘Cave […]

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5 Of The Most Stunning Caves On The Planet

Humans have always had a fascination with exploring the unknown and few places are more remote and intriguing than underground caves. While caves can be found in just about every corner of the globe, there are certain caverns that are so unique and breathtaking that they have to be seen to be believed. Whether its […]

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Biggest Food and Drink Records

If you’ve ever watched the TV programme ‘Man vs Food’ you will already be familiar with some people’s obsession with creating bigger and bigger food and drink. Restaurants and bakeries all over the world have attempted to make giant sized replicas of popular dishes. While many have failed in their quest for greatness, some have […]

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Biggest Casino Wins in Las Vegas

In at number 10 is postal worker John Tippin, who in 1996, whilst on vacation in Las Vegas and staying at the Hilton Hotel and Casino, won a cool $11.9million. He went on to write the 2001 biography, I Did It: My Life After Megabucks, which tells the story of the downsides to becoming a […]

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Are These The Smallest Hotel Rooms On The Planet?

If you’ve ever complained about the size of your hotel room, you might reconsider what you term ‘small’ when you see these tiny rooms. Capsule hotels have actually been popular in Japan for decades and are a convenient place for busy businessmen or late-night revellers to rest their heads and avoid a long trek home. […]

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Aogashima – A Trip to an Active Volcano Island

Aogashima island may look like a criminal mastermind’s lair from a Bond film but this volcano island is very much real and can be found around 200 miles off the south coast of Japan. The island itself is a volcanic crater and from the birds-eye-view you can see inside it a smaller crater which was created by a […]

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An Abandoned Crane Turns Into A Unique Hotel

If you’re bored of staying in the same old run-of-the-mill city-centre hotels, then a trip to Harlingen in northern Holland should help spice up your next trip. The aptly named ‘Crane Hotel’ is located in the town’s harbour and the lodgings are exactly as the name suggests: a hotel suite in a decommissioned crane! The […]

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Abandoned Beauty: 10 Breathtakingly Deserted Places

Whether you are an urban explorer or just have a curiosity for abandoned and deserted places, we can possibly agree that the neglect witnessed by their desolation can provoke a sense of mystery, wonder and in some cases eerieness. Yet one day these constructions were once nice new places that were brimming with life. At […]

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$80,000 per Night – The Most Expensive Hotel Suite In The World

The general rule with hotels is simple: the better location, the higher price you pay, but even some of the richest people in the world might gasp at the price-tag for the Royal Penthouse Suite at the President Wilson Hotel (even if the view almost makes up for the cost). As the name suggests, the […]

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5 Of The Coolest Houses On The Planet

We spend a huge amount of our lives in our homes so it is always important that we love the places that we live. While most people concentrate on making the inside of their houses unique and perfect, there are the odd few who decide to focus their creative powers on the outside of their […]