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Hastings Pirate Day 2016

Hastings turned into the pirate capital of the world. Tens of thousands of seadogs, buccaneers and pirates descended on Hastings for this year’s Pirate Day festivities. The whole town was festooned with the skull and crossbones as residents and visitors got into the swashbuckling spirit. Spectacular event offers live pirate music, processions, swashbuckling action in a day of non-stop entertainment. credit:...

British Ringwood Pedal Car Grand Prix 2016

A day of pedal powered racing around the closed streets of Ringwood town centre The 15,000 spectators and more than 60 teams of drivers flocked into the town to be a part two-hour endurance races. The cars are mainly sports prototypes built by or for the teams that race them. credit: Ann Aveyard Photography

Formula 1 – British GP 2016 in Silverstone

The British Grand Prix is a race in the calendar of the FIA Formula One World Championship. It is currently held at the Silverstone Circuit in Northamptonshire in England. Silverstone offers some of the most difficult racing conditions so far this year. Victory of Lewis Hamilton made him the first driver to win three consecutive Grands Prix at the circuit. Results: 1 L. Hamilton Mercedes 1:34:55.831 2....

Comparing Top 5 Sports and Fitness Tracker for Android

Comparing Top 5 Sports and Fitness Tracker for Android   July 6, 2016 by Meshi   I have decided to compare five best sports and fitness trackers for android platform with its cons and pros. My selection included : Sports Tracker Running Cycling, XXL FITNESS Tracker, Endomondo – Running & Walking, Strava Running and Cycling GPS, Runtastic PRO Running, Fitness. Every sports...

Anime Expo 2016 in Los Angeles Convention Center

Anime Expo takes place in Los Angeles, California USA every year usually on the first week of July. It is organized by the non-profit Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation. Anime Expo features many events and activities during the convention for attendees to take part in such as guest panels, table top gaming, competitions, an arcade, and concerts. Popular large events include the Masquerade,...

USSR Concord in the Auto and Technik Museum Sinsheim

The Auto & Technik Museum Sinsheim is a technology museum opened in 1981 in Sinsheim, Germany. It is situated directly along the Autobahn A6 (exit 33 Sinsheim or exit 34 Sinsheim-Steinsfurt) between the cities of Mannheim and Heilbronn. Museum is packed with a giant collection of cars, aircraft and military hardware. The USSR is well represented with the Tupolev Tu-144 also known as the Soviet...

2016 Coney Island Mermaid Parade in NYC

Each year, thousands of spectators flock to Surf Avenue, Coney Island’s main drag, to watch King Neptune and Queen Mermaid lead a procession of beglittered seminude marchers in costumes through the neighborhood. Three thousand marchers and half a million spectators attended to see the celebration of culture and art, which featured floats, marching band and mermaids. The Mermaid Parade specifically...

Swimming with Dolphins in Jamaica

Dolphin Cove Jamaica was founded in 2001 and has become a very popular attraction in Jamaica. This magnificent property has a natural cove which is surrounded by 5 acres of lush tropical rain forest. Visitors have the opportunity to interact and Swim With dolphins, enjoying the thrill and love of these amazing lovable animals. If you aren’t interested in swimming with the dolphins, there is still...

The spectacular landscape of Las Medulas

The town of Las Médulas is located in the region of El Bierzo, Leon. This small mountain town marks the natural beginning of the ascent towards Las Médulas, a unique cultural landscape that was declared a World Heritage by UNESCO. It is a historic mining site near the town of Ponferrada in the region of El Bierzo, which used to be the most important gold mine in the Roman Empire. To extract gold,...

Majestic Fort Popham, Maine

Fort Popham is a semicircular granite fort built in 1862 on the banks of the Kennebec River to protect Augusta from Confederate invasion. The fort was named after George Popham – the leader of the Popham Colony that was established nearby. It was never completed. It is composed almost entirely of granite blocks and utilizes a unique crescent shape that spans almost 500 feet in circumference....

Edmonton Pride Parade 2016

This year, Edmonton Gay Pride taking place from Friday, June 3, through Sunday, June 12, 2016. The parade ran down Whyte Avenue, kicking off the 10-day festival celebrating the diversity and unity of Edmonton`s LGBTQ community. Edmonton Pride consists of numerous additional events throughout the week, including parties, church services, sports competitions, a PFLAG gathering, Queer History bus tours,...

150 Years Volunteer Fire Department in Munich

The Fire Department celebrated the big anniversary with great fire parade of historic vehicles. A volunteer fire department is a fire department composed of volunteers who perform fire suppression and other related emergency services for a local jurisdiction. credit: darthvader42de

UNESCO Wassu Stone Circles

The Stone Circles of Senegambia are found in a zone about 100 km wide and 350 km long to the north of the Gambia River and include 1053 stone circles with a total 28,931 monoliths. Four representative groups of these circles have been selected for world heritage listing – at two locations in The Gambia (Wassu and Kerbatch), with two in Senegal (Sine Ngayene and Wanar). Wassu is located in the...

The U.S. Military Academy at West Point

WEST POINT, in southeast New York State, is the site of the U.S. Military Academy, founded 1802. The academy, located in Orange County, sits on scenic high ground overlooking the Hudson River, 50 miles (80 km) north of New York City. Academy\’s mission is to educate, train and inspire the Corps of Cadets so that each graduate is a commissioned leader of character committed to the values of Duty,...

Walk around Genbaku Dome in Hiroshima

The Genbaku Dome is the ruin of the former Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall that was destroyed when the first nuclear weapon in human history was dropped by an American air force bomber on August 6, 1945. Because the atomic blast was almost directly above this spot, the walls of the building were partially spared from destruction, and the characteristic form of the building remained...