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International Day Against Nuclear Tests 2015

The International Day against Nuclear Tests is observed on August 29. It was established on December 2, 2009 at the 64th session of the United Nations General Assembly by the resolution 64/35. Since nuclear weapons testing began in the mid-twentieth century, with the first test on 16 July 1945, nearly 2,000 have taken place. The International Day Against Nuclear Tests aims to raise public awareness...

Colonial Life – Upper Canada Village

Upper Canada Village is a heritage park in the village of Riverside near Morrisburg, Ontario, which depicts a 19th-century village in Upper Canada. Construction of Upper Canada Village began in 1958. The village is made up of 40 authentic buildings plucked from 10 communities that were flooded as a result of the St. Lawrence Seaway project. You can wander through Cook’s Tavern, the Blacksmith’s...

The 2015 Big Hoot Owls in Birmingham

The 89 owl sculptures have appeared in Birmingham. Each owl sculpture is 5ft 5ins tall. The Big Hoot has brought businesses, artists, schools and the local community together to create a public art trail of stunning owl sculptures on display across Birmingham from 20 July until 27 September. The best way to see amazing owls is to follow the trail around the city and see how many you can spot. In October...

High Roller – The worlds Tallest Ferris Wheel

The view of Las Vegas has changed with the world’s largest, tallest observation wheel, the High Roller at the LINQ. It is a 550-foot tall and 520-foot diameter giant Ferris wheel on the Las Vegas Strip.It was opened to the public on March 31, 2014, and is the world’s tallest Ferris wheel. It holds 40 passengers in each of 28 pods. The price of a High Roller ride is just too expensive. A basic...

Streets of Brussels

Brussels is quickly gaining a reputation as city with its small town charm, trendy bars and restaurants, fabulous food, great nightlife, fantastic shopping, numerous museums, and other attractions. No trip to Brussels is complete without sampling the world-class chocolate for which Belgium is known. In a country with more than 2,000 chocolate shops, this is an easy mission to accomplish. This city...

2016 Mercedes-AMG GT S Photos

The all-new 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT S is an achievement of intense passion and beauty for the senses. Based on the previous SLS, it has lost weight and gains a real trunk with room for two golf bags. The two-seater is characterized by hallmark rear-wheel-drive proportions. The V8 biturbo front mid-engine ensures optimum weight distribution, which forms the basis for superb driving dynamics (0-to-60 time...

Classic Cars – Cadillac Eldorado 1967

The Cadillac Eldorado is a personal luxury car that was manufactured and marketed by Cadillac from 1953 to 2002 over ten generations. The 1967 Cadillac Eldorado is a milestone Cadillac by any standard. The knife-edged, ultra-contemporary shape was an attention-getter in 1967 – and it influences Cadillac design to this day. Although the chassis and underbody structure borrowed heavily from Oldsmobile’s...

South American Santiago Railway Museum in Chile

Railway museum with numerous steam locomotives from the Colonial period. credit: Dwilliams851

Buzludzha – Forgotten Communist Monument

Formally known as the House-Monument of the Bulgarian Communist Party, the monument at Buzludzha is like something out of a 1950s sci-fi movie. The saucer-shaped monument rises to a height of 107m, and was designed by the architect Georgi Stoilov. More than 60 Bulgarian artists collaborated on the design of murals for the site, and thousands of ‘volunteers’ were involved in the construction process,...

London College of Fashion Exhibition 2015

London College of Fashion is a constituent college of the University of the Arts London based in London, UK. It offers undergraduate, postgraduate, short courses, study abroad courses and business-training in fashion, make-up, beauty-therapy and lifestyle industries. It is the only college in Britain to specialise in fashion education. As one of the largest specialist fashion education communities...

Turku International Airshow 2015

Turku Airshow 2015 was the main airshow event in Finland 2015. Airshow was organized by Turku Flying Club with support from Finnish Air Force and Finnish Aeronautical Association. The skies above Turku showcased equipment from Sweden, Norway, the United States, the Czech Republic, Latvia, Germany and Turkey, among other countries. There were six display teams all together; Turkish Stars, Midnight Hawks,...

Kennedy Space Center – Popular Destination

One of Florida’s most popular destinations, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex tells the epic story of the U.S. space program – from the first day through the present. The 70-acre arena, a gateway to a working space center, takes visitors on a journey that’s both entertaining and educational, interactive and inspirational. Located just one hour from Orlando, Kennedy Space Center is a fascinating...

KdK – Karneval der Kulturen in Berlin (Carnival of Cultures)

KdK is open to all and all forms of cultural expression. It is a platform for empowerment and play with identity with space for both traditional and contemporary elements. It includes and attracts all age groups, professional artists and amateurs, people from all walks of life. Four days carnival culminates in a colourful street parade with music and dance on Pentecost. Thousands of dancers, musicians...

Disney Hollywood Studios Admission

Walt Disney first had the idea for a park based on the movies more than 40 years ago, but it wasn’t until May 1989 that the Walt Disney Company unveiled the Disney-MGM Studios, where guests of Walt Disney World could witness the inner workings of living, breathing movie and television production facilities. Hollywood Studios is often described as a half-day park because of its size and show-based...

Colorful Interior Design Trends

See the latest design looks and get tips. New trends can be a fabulous source of inspiration. Just have fun and be mesmerized with your own genius. credit: C_osett