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The Pink Lake

January 5th, 2013

The Pink Lake

Yes that’s the true color, not any photoshop work. It is called the Lake Retba aka “The Pink Lake”, Senegal. It is located at the north of the Cap Vert peninsula of Senegal, north east of Dakar. The lake is pinker than milkshake and it is pink because of cyanobacteria (Dunaliella salina) – a type of harmless halophilic bacteria found in the water. 100% harmless? :P The lake also has a high content of sugarsalt which making it works like the Dead Sea which floats people up. Read more…

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Ferrari World at Abu Dhabi

July 23rd, 2010

Ferrari World at Abu Dhabi

Yes, many of you might have been to Disneyland few times, even countless times if you loved Mickey Mouse so much (or maybe Goofy). But I bet many dads (or boys, and some petrol head ladies) would really love to go to this new theme park. It’s called the Ferrari World, and is located at Abu Dhabi.

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Fancy living in an island made of your waste?

July 17th, 2010

Fancy living in an island made of your waste?

Welcome to the Recycled Island. At Recycled Island, we love Mother Nature, and we love to recycle. Therefore we made some cute and colorful houses from your used plastic and your dump. The chimney is made of your dump, and the chair is reassembled from your old cabinet. The sofa might be abit hard as we run out of used cottons, so please bear with it at the moment.

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The Dubai Fountain – Baba Yetu

April 28th, 2010

The Dubai Fountain - Baba Yetu

I wish to travel there someday, this Dubai Fountain looks very cool, a large fountain that dance with the music (Baba yetu) and glowing lights. Take a look after the break. Read more…

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Gigantic Origami Crane

April 27th, 2010

Gigantic Origami Crane

For the 2010 Coachella Music and Arts Festival in California, you will see a gigantic origami crane served as a shelter from the sun. It is 45 feet tall and packs a 150-foot wingspan. Awesome work by Crimson Collective. More pictures after the break. Read more…

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No Man’s Land Fort

April 15th, 2010

Fort

No Man’s Land Fort was built in between 1861 and 1880 off the coast of Portsmouth, England. It was built built to house nearly 80 soldiers to fend off an attack from the French navy but today it is now being used as a hotel, a luxury hotel that comes with 21 lavish themed rooms, two helipads and heated indoor swimming pool. The fort located a mile from the mainland. It is nearly 200 feet across and rises 60 feet from the sea.

Now after the previous owner has been jailed and his company collapsed, the fort is once again on the market, for £4 million ($8.1 million).

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Inntel Hotel Zaandam

April 6th, 2010

Inntel Hotel Zaandam

This is the Inntel Hotel Zaandam at Netherlands. It is designed by WAM Architects. The hotel looks like a pileup of traditional Dutch houses, like the nature of hotels in town centers. The core of the hotel is made of concrete while the houses are timber and clapboard making many of the room like authentic and individual houses. More pictures after the break. Read more…

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World's Largest Disco Ball in Paris

January 15th, 2010

Worlds Largest Disco Ball in Paris

Wow that’s awesome. Artist Michel de Broin’s hang a 7.5-meter disco ball suspended 50-meters above the Jardin du Luxembourg. It took Michel 1,000 mirrors to make that disco ball for his Nuit Blanche project and spotlights are positioned throughout the city to make it sparkles. More pictures after the break. Read more…

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Ferrari World Theme Park

November 2nd, 2009

Ferrari World Theme Park

It is called the Ferrari World Abu Dhabi. This theme park features a red roof with Ferrari logo which said to be inspired by the classic double curve side profile of the Ferrari GT body. Spanning 2,152,782 square feet and that’s the largest Ferrari logo ever. Set to open next year.
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A day in Walt Disney World in 3-Minutes

October 16th, 2009

A day in Walt Disney World in 3-Minutes

It is a day at Walt Disney World recorded and fast forward to 3-minutes and 13-seconds. The video was recorded with a Tilt-shift to get the miniature effects. Video after the break. Read more…

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