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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...

Utah Beach Museum in Normandy

Utah Beach was the code name for one of the five sectors of the Allied invasion of German-occupied France in the Normandy landings during World War II. The museum boasts more than 3000m2 of exhibition space. The museum traces the German occupation, the forces on the eve of D-Day, the Allied strategy and conduct of June 6, 1944 in Utah Beach. Opening Hours: October 1 to May 31: 10:00 AM TO 6:00 PM June...

The F&F Tower aka Tornillo in Panama

The Revolution Tower is a controversial “corkscrew” tower complex of modern offices in one of the most prestigious real estate areas in Panama City. Facts: Official Name F&F Tower City Panama City Building Function office Structural Material concrete Height 243 m, (797 ft) Construction Start 2008 Completion 2011 Owner/Developer F&F Properties Architect Pinzon Lozano & Asociados Arquitectos Structural...

Portuguese El Jadida Cistern, Morocco

This vast underground vaulted hall was part of the fortified castle built in 1514. It was probably a weapons room before being used as a water reservoir. The underground chamber, measuring 34 meters by 34 meters, was constructed with five rows of five stone pillars. The cistern is famous especially for the thin layer of water that covers the floor, and which creates fine and exciting reflections from...

Fabulous Guildhall Building in Derry

The Guildhall is one of Derry’s most recognisable landmarks and has been at the heart of city life since 1890. It was built in 1887 by ‘The Honourable The Irish Society’ on land reclaimed from the River Foyle at a cost of L19,000 (equivalent to L1.5 million today). It is free to the public and it is not only gorgeous but educational. There is an historic, interactive exhibit that is well worth...

Teatro Amazonas – Opera House in the Heart of Amazonia

The Opera House is an attraction not to be missed upon visiting the city of Manaus. This gorgeous theater was built at the height of the rubber boom, using European designers, decorators, even raw materials. Construction began in 1884, under the supervision of Italian architect Celestial Sacardim. No expense was spared: roofing came from Alsace, furniture from Paris, marble from Italy, and steel from...

Tigers Nest in Bhutan

Taktshang Goemba or Tiger’s Nest Monastery was blessed and sanctified as one of Bhutan’s most sacred religious sites. It hangs on a cliff and stands above a beautiful forest of blue pine and rhododendrons. Taktsang Monastery was built in 1692 by Gyalse Tenzin Rabgye. Gyalse Tenzin Rabgye is believed to be the reincarnation of Padmasambhava. Legend believes that Padmasambhava (Guru Rimpoche) flew...

Cockington Green Gardens – Park of Miniatures

Cockington Green Gardens is a park of miniatures, situated in Nicholls, Australian Capital Territory. Gardens were opened in 1979. It is a family owned and operated attraction, with four generations involved in it’s operation over the past 30 years. The park is constantly growing with the popular addition of the International display area. You can visit the Rose Room indoor exhibition, featuring...

UNISEX Collection 2015 by mad ACADEMY

New styles be inspired by marc Menden and urban life. Idea & Concept: Marc Menden www.mad-academy.com Haircuts: Marc Menden / Martina Wismer Hair-Color & Make-up : Mänz Moser (mit Farben von JOICO) Photos: Eduardo Rohner Models: Scout Modells www.scout-model.com credit: madfashionart

Bathroom Inspirations

The bathroom might be the smallest room in the house, but well designed bathroom should feel relaxing as well as functional and with the right touches feel closer to a Spa. Here are some trends to make a impact in the next seasons. credit: skivory

University of Toronto Mississauga

The University of Toronto Mississauga is a vibrant and active undergraduate and graduate campus that offers the benefits of a University of Toronto education in a beautiful park-like campus. The campus consists of a number of buildings arranged across a large, treed lot. The surrounding suburban neighbourhood is a fairly affluent section of the city of Mississauga. Established in 1967, UTM is the second...