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El Yunque Rain Forest in Puerto Rico

The El Yunque National Forest is the only tropical rain forest in the national forest system. At nearly 29,000 acres, it is one of the smallest in size, yet one of the most biologically diverse of the national forests hosting hundreds of animal and plant species, some of which are found only here. More than 100 billion gallons of rainwater fall on the Forest per year. The climate is frost-free and...

Luminize at The Life I Live Festival in Den Haag 2016

Luminize is a band from Croatia. Marcela, Matilda, Irena and Tea are Luminize. These four electrifying ladies were born in Croatia, and always persisted in developing their talents into the skilled musicians they are today. Irena – drums Marcela – vocal & rhythm guitar Matilda – solo guitar Tea – bass guitar credit: didy b

Spectacular Red Bull Air Race 2016

The Red Bull Air Races began in 2003 and became the fastest and most exhilarating motorsport on the planet. Fourteen of the worlds best and most daring pilots compete in eight races which are located all around the world. The famous Red Bull Ring in Spielberg hosted a third instalment of the Red Bull Air Race in 2016. The Red Bull Ring formally the A1 Ring the venue sits within the Styrian Mountain’s...

Classic Cars at Techno Classica Essen 2016

The show offer a great variety of cars and some other automobile items. With more than 1,250 exhibitors from over 30 nations, displaying 2,500 cars across 20 exhibition halls is the largest classic car show in the world. Pininfarina X ZAZ 965 Facel Vega HK500 Zündapp Janus 250 Lancia Flavia Sport Zagato racer Panhard 24CT Panhard Dyna X VW SP2 D.K.W. F9 Prototype BMW 328 Alfa Romeo Giulietta...

Exhibition of Presidential Taft Steam Car at the National Mall

The exhibition will be presented on the National Mall between the National Gallery of Art and the National Air & Space Museum. DC will feature two iconic presidential automobiles. President Taft’s 1909 Steam car will be on display from April 14 –19 and President Reagan’s 1962 Willys ‘Jeep’ CJ-6 will be on display from April 20 – 26. The event is free and open to the general public. credit:...

SpaceX CRS-8 Mission by Elon Musk

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched a Dragon cargo ship to the International Space Station for NASA, then attempted to land on a drone ship at sea. About 80,000 people tuned in to the SpaceX live stream as Falcon 9 blasted from the launch pad at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station’s Launch Complex 40 in Florida. The entire Falcon 9 rocket is 70 meters tall — a 25-story building headed to space. The SpaceX...

Celebration of Maha Shivaratri at Belur Math

Maha Shivaratri is a Hindu festival celebrated annually in reverence of the God Shiva. The festival is celebrated on the new moon day in the month of Maagha according to the Hindu calendar. Shivaratri literally means the great night of Shiva or the night of Shiva. Followers visit Shiv temples and bath the idol of Lord Shiva and follow rituals to please the lord. Devotees begin the day by worshipping...

Las Vegas Neon Boneyard

The Neon Museum and Boneyard is located on Las Vegas Boulevard and Bonanza Road, across the street from Cashman Center and along the Las Vegas downtown museum corridor. The boneyard preserves over 150 neon signs from the Nevada area. While the core of the collection is from the old Yesco Boneyard, private donations and loans have expanded the collection to the current size. The Boneyard encompasses...

Carrizo Plain National Monument

Native American people have occupied the Carrizo Plain for at least the last 10,000 years. The Carrizo Plain National Monument lies primarily within the historical territory of the Chumash people. This 50-mile stretch of protected land includes the Temblor and Caliente Mountain Ranges and Soda Lake, the largest natural alkali lake in the state. This lake is a unique sight, whether it’s full of water...

Chimelong Ocean Kingdom – Worlds Largest Aquarium

The attraction, which took three years to build, is on Hengqin Island, near Macao, and features seven theme areas, each representing a part of the ocean, as well as rides, hotels, a 5D cinema and a circus. It cost a reported US$5 billion to build. It features the world’s biggest aquarium. It showcases what it claims is the world’s longest roller coaster. And it boasts a massive collection...

Happisburgh Norfolk Beach Wallpapers

Happisburgh is a historic village on the north-east coast of Norfolk. It is well-known for its wonderful sandy and quite secluded beach. You can walk for miles on this beach, as far as Sea Palling if you wanted to. At the end of the south beach you reach Cart Gap, which is where the lifeboat is now stationed, having previously been at Happisburgh beach before all the coastal erosion. credit:...

AutoEmotion Exhibition 2016 in Graz

The exhibition AutoEmotion is the largest new car show fair in Southern Austria. The fair present about 200 new cars. The highlights are the 3D- simulators for Formula One and rallyes credit: info-graz

Biblioteca Vasconcelos – Public Library in Mexico City

Mexico City is one of the largest, most polluted and agresive urban environments in the planet. The Library is located in a building from the late eighteenth century, in the historic center of the city, The buildings and gardens generate a new pole of urban ecological regeneration that expands over a densely populated area. The Biblioteca Vasconcelos, designed by Alberto Kalach, is a recent addition...

Picturesque Town of Segovia and Monuments

Segovia is a picturesque old city with twisting alleyways, the highest concentration of Romanesque churches in all of Europe and pedestrian-only streets. The majority of Segovia’s attractions are found in the Old Town. The ancient Roman aqueduct, fairy-tale castle, awe-inspiring cathedral and mystical monasteries reveal Segovia’s rich cultural heritage. credit: santiagolopezpastor

The 88th Academy Awards Results

Best Picture Spotlight Best Actor Leonardo DiCaprio, “The Revenant” Best Actress Brie Larson, “Room” Best Supporting Actor Mark Rylance, “Bridge of Spies” Best Supporting Actress Alicia Vikander, “The Danish Girl” Best Song “Writings on the Wall” (Spectre) Best Director Alejandro G. Inarritu, “The Revenant” Best Original Screenplay Spotlight Best...