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Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination in MET

This thematic exhibition featured a dialogue between fashion and masterworks of medieval art in The Met collection to examine fashion’s ongoing engagement with the devotional practices and traditions of Catholicism. The museum’s largest show ever, “Heavenly Bodies” showcased more than 40 liturgical garments on loan from the Vatican. Catholic iconography has long inspired designers, from Coco...

Grampian Transport Museum – History of Travel and Transport

Located in the vibrant village of Alford, just 45 minutes from Aberdeen, the Grampian Transport Museum boasts an impressive range of transport exhibits, from travelling chariots of the 1800′s, to some of the fastest cars ever made. The Grampian Transport Museum is a living museum of land travel and transport. A visit includes climb aboard vehicle exhibits, extensive use of video and some great...

Castle Rheinfels in Sankt Goar, Germany

Sankt Goar is a town on the west bank of the Middle Rhine in the Rhein-Hunsrück-Kreis in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is well known for its central location in the Rhine Gorge, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since July 2002. Above the town stand the ruins of Burg Rheinfels, one of the castles for which the Middle Rhine is famous, and across the river lies the sister town of Sankt Goarshausen with...

Most Famous Steam Train – Flying Scotsman

The Flying Scotsman was built in 1923 for the London and North Eastern Railway, and earned its name from the London to Edinburgh rail service of the day. It was designed by Sir Nigel Gresley, with the British Empire Exhibition of 1924 making it world famous. It is 70 feet long, and weighs 96 tonnes. It was the first train to officially hit 100mph in service, in 1934. HOWEVER, the City of Truro steam...

Ren RS Turbine Supercar

Chinese company Techrules has revealed the Ren RS turbine range-extender EV supercar. The Techrules Ren RS uses patented TREV technology (turbine-recharging electric vehicle) that effectively creates a very efficient and powerful range-extending system. It describes the TREV system as such: “Air drawn into the micro turbine is passed through a heat exchanger where heat from the exhaust air is transferred...

The Largest Animated Miniature Park in France

Discover the heart of Lyon like you have never seen it. From Bellecour’s square to the Terreaux’s, passing by the Célestins theatre and the Fresque des Lyonnais, every emblematic place in Lyon’s Presqu’île will be unveiled in this first part of our mini world dedicated to Lyon. Animated scenes are full of details and humour. A special lights cycle recreates the day and night on worlds from...

Picturesque Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi

The mosque is named for Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the first president of the United Arab Emirates and the founder of the mosque. He is buried in the mausoleum on the grounds here. The grand mosque, one of the few in the world open to non-Muslims is about an hour drive from Dubai. In 2004, the construction work began on one of the biggest and most spectacular mosques in the world: 80 domes...

Top Tourist Attractions in Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon is the capital of Portugal, one of the biggest container ports on continental Europe’s Atlantic coast and among the world’s oldest cities. It is the only European capital on the river and on the sea, with some great beaches. Lisbon is a colorful and vibrant destination. Renowned for its warm and sunny disposition, the city is blessed with a wealth of historic monuments, world-class museums,...

The Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery

The Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery, near the center of the Cemetery is the home of the Tomb of the Unknowns where Unknown American Servicemembers from World War I, World War II, Korea and Vietnam are interred. This site has also hosted the state funerals of many famous Americans, such as General of the Armies John J. “Black Jack” Pershing, as well as annual Memorial...

CES 2018 in Las Vegas

Consumer Electronics Show revealed full range of technological gadgets for everyday lives. The LG’s rollable TV prototype was one of the most exciting announcements of CES 2018. LG arguably surpassed its biggest rival Samsung in terms of TV picture quality. The bad news is LG has no plans to actually release a rollable TV in 2018. The new LG InstaView ThinQ fridge might just be the coolest refrigerator...

Tequila Orendain Tour – Mexicos Best Tequila

This one of the most beautiful and traditional distilleries of Tequila in Mexico. Since 1926 the name that stands out above all of the other Tequilas for high quality is Tequila Orendain. It has its roots in the state of Tequila, Jalisco, Mexico, which is where world famous Tequila is manufactured. This family-owned Tequila manufacturing company began in 1926 under the leadership of the legendary Don...

Photos Taken at Los Angeles Auto Show 2017

New conceps, crossovers, sports car were everywhere at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show – many of them revealed for the first time in North America and some for the first time in the world. Although the concepts at the show represented a glimpse into the future of the automotive industry, more-production-ready vehicles gave the public a chance to see what\’s soon headed to their dealers’...

Truly Unique Salvation Mountain in California

Salvation Mountain is a literal man-made mountain 28 years in the making, covered in half a million gallons of latex paint. What started as a small monument made of dirt and painted cement became, over time, a sprawling adobe and hay-bale mountain complex, with peripheral structures made of telephone poles, tires, and car windows, as well as art cars and sculptures. The mountain was created by Leonard...

Speed Racing at El Mirage Dry Lake

El Mirage Lake is a dry lake bed in the northwestern Victor Valley of the central Mojave Desert, within San Bernardino County, California. The dry lake, at an elevation of 2,840 ft (870 m), is approximately 6 mi (9.7 km) long. For 50 years the lakebed has been used by the Southern California Timing Association for timed speed runs. The club also operates the Bonneville Salt Flats speed runs. Land speed...

Air Force Museum of New Zealand – Must-See Attraction

Located in Christchurch at the former RNZAF Base at Wigram, the Air Force Museum of New Zealand provides a fascinating insight into the history of the RNZAF from its formation to the present day. With over 28 beautifully restored aircraft on display, interactive exhibitions and even a flight simulator. The Museum also has a Mosquito Flight Simulator, which features a mission based on the Allied bombing...