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Yaeyama Islands – Japans Treasure

The Yaeyama Islands are an archipelago in the southwest of Okinawa Prefecture, Japan, and cover 591.46 square kilometres and consists of 10 inhabited islands and several islets. They are home to numerous species of subtropical plants and mangrove forests. The islands produce sugarcane and pineapples. Coral reefs around the islands are ideal habitats for dolphins, sea turtles, and larger fish such as...

Take a look at Picks of NAIAS 2017

The North American International Auto Show aka Detroit auto show took place at Cobo Hall in Detroit. Major themes were unsurprising to industry: autonomous cars, small luxury crossover SUVs, plug-in electric and hybrid technology. More than 500 vehicles represented the most innovative designs and experience in the world. credit: autobaptistgallery

Planai Classic – Oldtimers in Snow

The old cars make every year a smiles in the faces of the spectators, because they can see rare oldtimer like: Lea Francis – the year 1927 the oldest car in the field Sunbeam Super Sport (built in 1930), Riley 12/4 (year of construction 1938), various VW Beetle, Austin A40, Rover P6, MG A and MG B, Jaguar XK 140, 150 and an E-type Lancia Fulvia, Alfa Romeo 1750 GT Veloce , Ford Escort, Austin...

CES 2017 – Biggest Tech Show

The Consumer Electronics Show (aka CES) is one of the largest technology trade shows in the world. Taking place every January in Las Vegas, Nevada, CES is chock-full of interesting gadgets, toys, drones, and much more. It is the event to follow for all the latest news and announcements from the tech world. Hundreds of major and emerging brands presented on the show floor, and visitors had the opportunity...

Industrial Design Modeled and Rendered in Modo by Mike Grauer

Industrial designer develop concepts and designs for manufactured products. Mike Grauer typically specialize in one product category – furniture. He work to improve the function, value and aesthetics of products. credit: Ke7dbx

Wasa – Swedish War Ship in Stockholm

Vasa is a Swedish warship built between 1626 and 1628. Built by 400 craftsmen at the royal shipyard at Stockholm, the ship was richly decorated as a symbol of the king’s ambitions for Sweden and himself. It was 69 meters long and was fitted with 64 cannons, and upon completion, it was of the most powerfully armed vessels in the world of that time. The ship foundered after sailing about 1,300...

NYC Transit Museum and Grand Central

The New York Transit Museum operates a gallery annex in Grand Central Terminal that presents changing exhibitions. It is a special museum that is below the ground. On the platform level, there are lots of old subways to explore. The museum’s open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. and on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. until 6 p..m. credit: PLeia2

Krampus and Perchten Run in Graz, Austria

Austria is a true hotbed of anti-Santa Krampus events all over the land. Krampus is the untamed, shaggy spirit that accompanies St. Nicholas. Krampusses usually roam in larger groups. Their traditional costumes and masks are elaborately handcrafted. Perchten are wild pagan spirits widespread throughout the Austrian and Bavarian region. The appear alone or in groups, especially on three specific winter...

Climb the Bridge – Too Expensive Attraction of Sydney

One of the most exciting ways to experience the Sydney Harbour Bridge is to climb to the top of it. The Sydney BridgeClimb is open to anyone who is in good health and over the age of 10. Climbs are run at 10 minute intervals from early in the morning through to the evening, and all the equipment you need is provided. Climb facts  3 ½ hours long, max. 14 people per group  1 ,332 steps (that’s...

NEC Classic Car Show 2016 – The Best Indoor Classic Car Show in the UK

The NEC Classic Motor Show Sale took place on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th November 2016 at the NEC, Birmingham. With over 2,000 classic cars, 300 motorcycles, 600 trade stands, it is the UK’s biggest and best classic motoring show of the year! credit: Thomas’s Pics

Marvelous Yosemite in Fall

Yosemite is open year-round and it’s always a great time to visit, but the best time to visit Yosemite National Park is autumn. September offers great temperatures with far fewer visitors. Many of activities can also be done in the autumn such as hiking, zip lining, horseback riding, and rock climbing. credit: Christopher.Michel

15 of Best Gifts – What to Buy Grandparents for Christmas

Not sure what to get Grandma or Grandpa? Everyone needs best gifts for your grandparents on a budget this Christmas. Here are the top 15 gift ideas that say thanks to those joyful, loving grandparents we all know so well. Leather Gloves Foot Massager Fur Slippers Personalised Photo Calendar Magnetic Scribble Pad Personalized Bottle of Wine Book of Sudoku Leather Purse Bedclothes Bonsai Tree Wine Decanter Personalized...

Donald Trump vs Hillary Clinton – Pros and Cons and Winner is…

Donald Trump pros:   not stereotypical RNC candidate   financially independent   make America great again   traditional, religious type cons:   businessman not politician   scandals   gender discrimination   unpredictability of behavior Hillary Clinton pros:   internationally known and accepted experienced politician   detailed platform and plan   gender – first female president...

Pro Wrestling in New England 2016

Professional wrestling is an athletic form of entertainment based on a portrayal of a combat sport. Taking the form of live events held by touring promotions, it portrays a unique style of combat based on a combination of adopted styles, which include classical wrestling, catch wrestling and various forms of martial arts, as well as an innovative style based on grappling, striking, and aerialism. credit:...

Los Angeles Zoo Facts

The Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens is a 133-acre zoo founded in 1966 and located in Los Angeles, California. The city of Los Angeles owns the entire zoo. The Zoo is home to more than 1,100 mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles representing more than 250 different species of which 29 are endangered. In addition, the Zoo’s botanical collection comprises several planted gardens and over 800...