Category: Travel
August 14, 2012
Solar-Powered Floating Hotel By Michele Puzzolante

Italian industrial designer Michele Puzzolante designed this conceptual floating luxury hotel. So far this is just a concept looking for an investor. The cost so far is at $1,800,000 to build one of these. The resort can hold up to 6 people comfortably. I wouldn't mind living in this for a summer! The only problem would be […]

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August 12, 2012
China's Underground Quarry Hotel

China has planned to build a hotel protruding 19 stories into an abandoned quarry. The hotel will be located in Tianmashan. The quarry spans 100 meters deep, 240 meters long, and 160 wide. The quarry has note seen good days since 2000. The hotel is planned to contain 380 rooms and even an underwater restaurant. Don't get to […]

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August 10, 2012
New SimCity 5 Coming out 2013

If you like playing Sims, then you are more than likely to like playing Sim City. Sim City 5 is supposed to be released for the PC in February 2013. I am already an addict to The Sims 3 and Sim City 4 so I am worried about my soon to be addiction to Sim City 5! […]

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August 8, 2012
Scary Pool in the Sky Marina Bay Sands Hotel

The world's scariest pool so far has to be the Marina Bay Sands Hotel located in Singapore. The building was designed by the renown architect Moshe Safdie. The pool is located on the 57th floor on a cantilever platform. Currently it is the world's largest outdoor pool at height. The building opened in April 2010. With over 2,600 hotel rooms […]

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August 4, 2012
5 Unique and Cool McDonald's Restaurants

Some McDonald's You Wish You Went To When McDonalds wanted to build a restaurant in Sedona, Arizona they had a problem. The city thought that golden arches would be an eye-sore. So they decided to settle on Turquoise arches! The Netherlands is home to a very different McDonalds restaurant. Parking is below the building and the drive-through is on the […]

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August 3, 2012
Colorful Building in Nagoya Japan

This building had a make-over making it more colorful and socially attractive. The reason was to make it feel more urban, and personal Each color represents a different apartment. It is also environmentally friendly as it features a grass patio at the top. This is a great way to add interest in such a busy city. I […]

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August 1, 2012
Stunning New York Duplex Defies your Dreams

This remarkable penthouse duplex is located on the 10th and 11t floors of the building on West 19th Street, New York. The duplex can be considered over the top with 2350 square feet of living space. A whopping 6 rooms and 3 bathrooms for everyone. The entire duplex has a modern sleek style. Through the wall to […]

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July 29, 2012
Poseidon Undersea Resort: The Ultimate Guide

I think my dream came true when I found this online! Constructed in 2008 this resort is located underwater in a lagoon in Fiji. I wonder what the address is? If you want to rent a room for a week its only $15,000 or $30,000 for a couple, so cheap right? While in the hotel […]

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July 27, 2012
Best Frank Lloyd Wright Quotes

Frank Lloyd Wright was a revolutionary architect that implemented contemporary designs incorporating environment into his designs. He was also a great writer. Here are some of my favorite quotes from him. I believe in God, only I spell it Nature. Less is only more where more is no good. Maybe we can show government how to operate better […]

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July 20, 2012
Autostadt Parking Lot Towers

AutoStadt (Car City) is a massive car museum adjacent to the Volkswagen Factory in Wolfsburg Germany. These two car silos are located in the Volkswagen factory. They are used to temporarily store new Volkswagen cars that have just been manufactured in the factory next door. Once the car is sold it is brought to the […]

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July 18, 2012
Ghost Town Angola Africa

China planned to invest into Africa by building a huge city all at once. How would that work? Africa is poor enough what makes you think that building thousands of houses costing at the cheapest $80,000 when an average citizen there makes £1.30 a day. China International Trust and Investment Corporation decided to build this without ever asking […]

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July 18, 2012
Stone Building Revealed Only on Youtube

This building was started in the early 80's with intentions of keeping sheep. From then on the creator (an artist) kept on adding to it. As you can see in the video tour this building is pretty big for someone to built themselves from stones! It is so artistic in the way that nothing was […]

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July 15, 2012
Faux Painted LEGO Bridge in Germany

People passing by this colorful train overpass bridge might think the bridge is actually made of legos. Well sorry to burst your bubbly but its only painted to look that way. It took longer than expected, 4 weeks. Megx was the creator of this, his real name is Martin Heuwold. The bridge is located in Wuppertal, Germany. The train […]

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July 14, 2012
Park or Railroad? The High Line in New York

When you first saw the images of The High Line you might have thought that it was an abandoned railroad, which is what I first thought. That is actually correct, because before The High Line or also called New York City linear park was created in 2009 it was an abandoned railroad. It stretches 1 […]

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July 13, 2012
Aquarium That Defies Physics? Oita Marine Center Feeding Tank

When first looking at this fishtank I was shocked to see that the water did not come rushing out of the feeding holes that were on the side of the fishtank. This is possible because the fishtank is completely sealed making it a vacuum. It is not really rocket science but rather just simple physics. […]

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July 11, 2012
The World’s Largest Aquarium in Berlin

Have you ever asked yourself, what is the world’s largest aquarium? If so, then you are in the right place! The Aquadom was constructed in 2004 at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Berlin-Mitte. This complex also includes offices and a restaurant. The aquarium actually contains a glass elevator in the center of it. With over 1,000,000 […]

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July 11, 2012
Contemporaine Building Downtown Chicago

Introduction Let me introduce you to the Contemporaine Building located in River North Downtown Chicago. Construction for this building started in 2002 and was finalized in 2004. In 2005 the building won an Honor Award for Outstanding Architecture from the American Institute of Architects National Body. In my opinion, this was well-deserved. As you can […]

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