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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...

Megastructure – Troll A Gas Platform, Norway

The Troll A platform is a condeep offshore natural gas platform in the Troll gas field off the west coast of Norway. It is the tallest and heaviest structure that has ever been moved to another position. The Troll platform was towed over 200 kilometers from Vats, in the northern part of Rogaland, to the Troll field, 80 kilometers north-west of Bergen. The Troll A platform has an overall height of 472...

Tobacco Ready for Harvest in Central Java

Central Java is a province of Indonesia. This province is located in the middle of Java. Its administrative capital is Semarang. Terraced hillslopes are familiar features of the landscape. Thousands of people in Indonesia are working in hazardous conditions on tobacco farms. The work leaves lasting consequences on their health and development is associated with mood disorders and problems with memory,...

Wildfire – Fastest Wooden Coaster in Europe

Wildfire is a wooden roller coaster at Kolmarden Wildlife Park located in Braviken, Sweden. Manufactured by Rocky Mountain Construction, the roller coaster is the fastest wooden coaster in Europe, and second tallest wooden coaster in the world. Wildfire offers a world-beating combination of three inversions, a near-vertical free fall angle of 83 degrees and a top speed of 113 km/h. Facts: Height: 57...

Visiting California State Capitol

Capitol building looks like a mini replica of U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.. Located in Sacramento, the Neoclassical structure was completed between 1861 and 1874 at the west end of Capitol Park. The building serves as both a museum and the state’s working seat of government. Visitors to the Capitol can at once experience California’s rich history and witness the making of history through the...

Technical Museum of Speyer, Germany

The TECHNIK MUSEUM SPEYER is situated at the Autobahn A61 near Heidelberg, one hour south of Frankfurt airport! The museum was opened in 1991 as a sister museum of the Sinsheim Auto & Technik Museum and is run by a registered alliance called Auto & Technik Museum Sinsheim e.V..Vehicles and other technology are the focus of Technik Museum Speyer. This museum’s large collection includes...

Innov-agri 2016 Agriculture show in Outarville, France

This agriculture fair offers exhibitors the opportunity to present their products and services and all the latest innovations and technologies related to agriculture and livestock breeding present. The Innov-Agri took place on 3 days from Tuesday, 06. September to Thursday, 08. September 2016 in Outarville. 100,000 visitors walked down the aisles of the show to discover the newest products of the agricultural...