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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...

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....

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

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...

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...

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...

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

Walking Around Dublin Docklands by Marphy

Dublin is a vibrant and ever-evolving city with plenty to discover. The Dublin Docklands is just minutes from Dublin city centre and it is fast becoming a hub of entertainment and family based attractions. credit: infomatique