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The Angel of the North, England

The Angel of the North is a contemporary sculpture designed by Antony Gormley. It seems destined to become a new symbol for Tyneside and one of the most recognisable landmarks in England. It is one of the most viewed pieces of art in the world. It is reported that every second the structure is seen by more than one person travelling by, that’s over 90,000 people everyday or nearing 34 million each...

Disney Dream Cruise Ship

The Disney Dream is the majestic third ship in the Disney Cruise Line fleet. This ship is 40% larger than the Disney Wonder and Disney Magic, with two additional decks and 1,250 staterooms. Each Inside stateroom has a virtual porthole showing rolling waves and Disney characters swimming by all in HD. The Disney Dream has all the themed entertainment and family-friendly amenities cruisers have come...

The Paris Opera Library-Museum

The Bibliothèque-Musée de l’Opéra National de Paris is a library and museum of the Paris Opera and is located in the 9th arrondissement at 8 rue Scribe, Paris, France. The Paris Opera Library-Museum is open daily and an admission fee is charged. Paintings, sculptures, drawings, set and costume models, noted choreographies, photographs, costumes and more, all evoking the history of the Ballet...

Metropolitan Cathedral of Sao Paulo, Brazil

The Cathedral in Sao Paulo, Brazil, is commonly known as Catedral da Sé de Sao Paulo, that is, the cathedral of the seat of the Bishop of São Paulo. The current cathedral is the third to occupy the site, with each previous church being demolished to accommodate a new and bigger cathedral. Cathedral de Se looks like a typical gothic cathedral, however the inside is impressive. The decorations are...

The International Make-Up Artist Trade Show 2014, Vancouver

IMATS Vancouver brought you top make-up artists, schools and shops working in the TV and film industries. The show is the ultimate platform where new makeup artists got an opportunity to learn new techniques from the experts present. The show has gained ample popularity from the global attendees and owing to this reason the organizers have arranged this show in different cities. credit: GoToVan

Modern Milwaukee Art Museum by Santiago Calatrava

The Milwaukee Art Museum is an architectural landmark, comprised of three buildings at 341,000-square-foot designed by three legendary architects: Eero Saarinen (War Memorial Center), David Kahler (Kahler Building), and Santiago Calatrava (Quadracci Pavilion). The museum collects and preserves art, presenting it to the community as a vital source of inspiration and education. Opening Hours: 10 a.m....

The East Side Access Project Tunnels

East Side Access is a public-works project being undertaken by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority in New York City. Deep underground, rail tunnels are extending from Sunnyside, Queens, to a new Long Island Rail Road terminal being excavated beneath Grand Central Terminal. Construction began in 2007, with an estimated cost of $6.3 billion and completion date of 2013. Since then, the cost estimate...

Jewels of National Cryptologic Museum

The National Cryptologic Museum is the National Security Agency’s principal gateway to the public. It shares the Nation’s, as well as NSA’s, cryptologic legacy and place in world history. The Museum houses a collection of thousands of artifacts that collectively serve to sustain the history of the cryptologic profession. This museum is free. This museum is recommended for people who...

Old Dinorwic Slate Quarry

Dinorwic Slate Quarry is located close to the villages of Llanberis and Dinorwig in North Wales. It was at one time the second largest slate quarry in the world. It was quarried for more than 200 years, leaving terraces to a height of over 600 metres high, and at its peak it employed over 3000 people. Before the arrival of modern transport, quarrymen traveled on foot from as far afield as Anglesey...

Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, located in New York City, is the largest art museum in the United States with among the most significant art collections. Its permanent collection contains more than two million works, divided among nineteen curatorial departments. The collection of Egyptian art at the Met is known to be one of the best in the whole world. Dating for the Paleolithic to the Roman period...

Epic 1000 Mile Trial

The Royal Automobile Club, in partnership with the Historic Endurance Rallying Organisation, re-created the 1000 Mile Trial, which was first run in 1900. Trial took drivers on an epic classic car rally across the United Kingdom that was closely follow the original route taken by daring motorists in 1900. The 1000 Mile Trial was open to cars manufactured before 1940. credit: alljengi

HDR Zu Lai Temple in Sao Paulo, Brasil by iPhone

Zu Lai is an amazing chinese budhist temple. It is located about 45 minutes from Sao Paulo. The Zu Lai temple is a Mahayana Buddhist monastery. It provides a place for visitors to enjoy nature and get in touch with their spirituality. There a perfect little Buddha sculptures if you walk down the steps from the temple showing the Buddha doing different daily activities and growing older. credit:...

University of Coimbra – One of the Oldest in the World

Coimbra is one of Portugal’s oldest cities and is home to one of the world’s first universities. It was the capital of the country from 1139 to 1256 and its university was founded in 1290. Situated on a hill overlooking the city, the University of Coimbra with its colleges grew and evolved over more than seven centuries within the old town. The city and the surrounding region offer exceptional...

Underground Soviet Submarine Base of Balaklava

Under the mountain there is an armoury, a channel, and a service, repair and equipment base for submarines. It had been built since 1957 until 1961 by military men, who were later accompanied by specialists in underground construction. It is also an anti-radiation shelter for 3000 people. The maximum width of the rocky ground is 126 meters. The channel has a length of 505 meters, a width of 6-8.5 meters...

1968 Cadillac DeVille Hardtop Sedan

The dream car for many restorers is this muscle car. Cadillac produced a Sedan de Ville in 1968. The Sedan de Ville was equipped with four doors and considered as full-size automobile. The 1968 de Ville was offered only with the 472-cubic-inch big-block V-8. The 472 featured a 4.30-inch bore and a 4.06-inch stroke. Its compression ratio was 10.5:1. The 472 produced 375 horsepower at 4,400 rpm and 525...