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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...

Abandoned Buck Hill Inn

The Buck Hill Inn was built in 1901 and once was listed as one of the top ten convention centers in the U.S. The thousand-acre retreat featured amenities such as an amphitheater, a 27-hole golf course, horseback riding, an indoor pool, swimming, and tennis. For decades the resort thrived, and would expand until eventually becoming a 400-room, 300,000 square-foot facility. The end of the Buck Hill Inn...

Bundeswehr Military History Museum

The Bundeswehr Military History Museum in Dresden is one of Europe\’s most important history museums. The redesigned Dresden Museum of Military History is now the official central museum of the German Armed Forces. It will house an exhibition area of roughly 21,000 square feet, making it Germany’s largest museum. It is located in a former military arsenal in the Albertstadt neighborhood of...

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...