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Falcon 9 lifted off from SpaceX Launch Complex

The 22-story Falcon 9 lifted off from SpaceX’s Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. carrying the Deep Space Climate Observatory satellite on SpaceX’s first deep space mission. Falcon 9 is a family of launch vehicles designed and manufactured by SpaceX, headquartered in Hawthorne, California. The family consists of the Falcon 9 v1.0, Falcon 9 v1.1, and the Falcon 9-R....

Exhibition Charlie Hebdo at Quimperle

Opening : Begin 28 Feb 2015 End 28 Mar 2015 Charlie Hebdo is a French satirical weekly magazine that was the target of terrorist attacks in response to its controversial cartoons. The most recent attack in January of 2015 left 12 Charlie Hebdo staff members dead. credit: bibquimperle3

Chihuly Collection in St. Petersburg

The internationally famous glass artist has sent a small trove of vessels for a temporary exhibition at the Chihuly Collection. The seven works are from the Sealife Stoppers series, which combine blown-glass bases with sculpted tops. Dale Chihuly is an American glass sculptor and entrepreneur. He is credited with transforming the methods of creating glass art and thereby leading the development of...

Collapsing Bannerman Castle on the Hudson River

About 50 miles north of New York City, there is a small, rocky island named Pollepel. On it stands what appears to be a crumbling Scottish castle. This is the remnant of a Scotsman’s fortress called Bannerman Castle, built not as a home, but as an arsenal for his immense collection of weapons. Bannerman Castle and Pollepel Island are closed to the public and accessible only through tours arranged...

Most Expesive Cars – Porsche 918

The ultra-quick and ultra-expensive Porsche 918 Spyder is a range-topping gasoline-electric hybrid super car. The 918\’s main source of power is a race-inspired 4.6-liter V8 engine that churns out 608 horsepower at 8,600 rpms and 390 lb-ft. of torque at 6,600 rpms. A 154-horsepower hybrid module installed on the rear axle and a 127-horsepower electric motor located on the front axle are both...

High Class Lang Club in Guangzhou China

Night club is situated beneath the zhengjia shopping center in the tianhe district of guangzhou. It combines various styles and themes to cohesively conceive the eclectic night club design. The design by the Métis Agency perfectly captures counterpoint of East and West, traditional and cutting edge. Whisky Bar Lang Club Whisky Bar Lang Club Four Seasons Lang Club Dj Stage Bar Lang Club Main Bar...

Sacsayhuaman – The Inca Ruins

The former capital of the Inca Empire, Sacsayhuaman, is one of the most stunning Inca ruins, located on the northern outskirts of the old city of Cusco, Peru. It is a walled complex at an altitude of 3,701 m, built like a fortress. The site is part of the City of Cuzco, which was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1983. It consists of three outer lines of gargantuan walls, 1,500 ft long and...

Street Photos by Sjoerd Lammers

For the ordinary photographers, going from shooting static flowers into shooting people in the streets is like stepping into a lamborghini after driving a Honda Civic. Street photography often tends to be ironic and can be distanced from its subject matter, and often concentrates on a single human moment, caught at a decisive or poignant moment. credit: Sjoerd Lammers street photography

Fantastic Event – Caffeine & Octane

Atlanta has plenty of auto lovers. Most of them can be found on the first Sunday of every month gathered together about 30 minutes north of the city in the suburb of Alpharetta for an aptly titled event, Caffeine and Octane. Hundreds of cars of all flavors were on display. Caffeine & Octane seems to attract the new and the old, with probably a higher proportion of new cars, over 500-1000 muscle,...

Most Impressive Hagia Sophia, Istanbul

The Church of the Holy Wisdom, known as Hagia Sophia is a former Byzantine church and former Ottoman mosque in Istanbul. Now a museum, Hagia Sophia is universally acknowledged as one of the great buildings of the world. It contains two floors centered on a giant nave that has a great dome ceiling, along with smaller domes, towering above. Its wide, flat dome was a daring engineering feat in the 6th...

Amazing Buildings – Air Force Academy Chapel

The Cadet Chapel is the most popular man-made attraction in Colorado, with more than a half million visitors every year. Groundbreaking began on the iconic landmark Aug. 28, 1959, and was completed in 1963 at a cost of $3.5 million. Soaring 150 feet toward the Colorado sky, the Air Force Academy Chapel is an all-faiths house of worship designed to meet the spiritual needs of cadets. It contains a separate...

Abu Dhabi Solar Challenge – Victory for Michigan University Team

The three-day Abu Dhabi Solar Challenge started in the capital of the United Arab Emirates and wound through city streets and desert landscapes. Fifteen international university teams were competing in the Abu Dhabi Solar Challenge that started Thursday at Yas Marina Circuit. The ADSC was sponsored by Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and hosted by Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, The Michigan...

No Pants Skytrain Ride 2015 in Vancouver

Annual event at Commercial-Broadway Skytrain station began as a prank in New York City in 2002. Vancouver Improv Anywhere hosted this flash mob where participants boarded the SkyTrain with their pants off. This year the event attracted hundreds of participants packed on the Expo Line at the starting line on Commercial-Broadway Station and ending at Stadium SKYTRAIN for photo opportunities. credit:...

Visit the Reichstag in Berlin

The Reichstag building was completed in 1894 following German national unity and the establishment of the German Reich in 1871. After a complete restoration, Since April 1999, the Reichstag is once again the seat of the Bundestag. A part of the Reichstag is open to the public. An elevator brings you to the building’s roof and you can even walk all the way to the top of the dome via a spiral walkway....

AGV Italo – The Most Modern Train in Europe

AGV Italo is the first train in the AGV Series which entered into service in April 2012. It has a maximum operational speed of 360kmph. The train broke a record speed of 574.8kmph in April 2007. AGV Italo was built by Alstom. The AGV is offered in trainset configurations of 7, 8, 10, 11 and 14 cars. AGV 575 is currently the fastest operating train in Europe and third fastest train in the world. It...