The world has a lot of cool sights to offer, so let’s do our best to see as many of them as we can before we die!
And what better place to start than with this list of 15 photos.
1. “One letter license plate I found in my neighborhood”
2. “Created a sculpture of clamps held to the table with a single clamp.”
3. “There were five different portraits of the Queen in my change.”
4. This huge hermit crab using a glass jar as a shell.
5. A lizard with two tails.
6. A grassy number 1 growing through the bricks.
7. This ice pattern on top of a car.
8. Speaking of ice, here’s a frozen “leaf.”
9. “Our local mall has priority parking for cancer survivors and people fighting cancer!”
10. The difference between this ladder and its shadow.
11. An old church being used as a library.
12. These two trees have grown together.
13. Double strawberry.
14. The handy ink indicator on this whiteboard marker.
15. Broken TV or work of modern art?
Pretty cool, huh?
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The overall success of a country can be determined by many factors, such as citizen health, happiness, equality, military force, and government functions. However, the most used factor in these calculations is measuring GDP (gross domestic product) per capita. The measurement of GDP per capita allows an extremely useful performance measurement of each country. This is accomplished by dividing the total value of goods produced, and services provided, by the total country population. While there are nearly two-hundred countries existing today in the world, it would be a monotonous task to list each one (and read) in this article. Therefore,
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The Seven Wonders of the World, also known as the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, is a collection of extraordinary constructions referred to numerous times in ancient Hellenic media. The first such lists occurred in the first and second centuries BC, with many thanks to the 4th century BC conquests by the Greeks. These conquests allowed access to the civilizations of the Egyptians, Persians, and Babylonians, of which Hellenic tourists frequently mentioned in their own writings, be it poems, or even guidebooks. The current list, however, originated, and finalized, during the Renaissance. Imagine yourself relaxing in a sun-lit garden
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Do you have a favourite Italian restaurant that you like to visit with family or friends? Maybe you like to order some stuffed mushrooms and calamari to start with, followed by a bowl of zuppa toscana soup. The main course arrives, and you’re dining on chicken parmigiana, because no one quite makes it like your local Olive Garden. Perhaps you round the meal off with a warm chocolate baci cake, and a mug of cappuccino. Sound delicious, right? Here are ten facts to check out while you wait until your next Italian delight? 1. Food is Serious Business When it
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Most people have heard of London but many haven’t been to the city to explore the sights such as the Houses of Parliament, parks, markets, Baker Street and Madame Tussauds, but what are the most famous landmarks and why do they attract so many visitors? The Palace of Westminster lies on the north bank of the River Thames. It is more commonly known as the House of Commons, but it is more than that as it also includes the House of Lords – the two houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The chairs in the House of Commons
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Northern Ireland has six counties: Antrim, Armagh, Down, Fermanagh, Londonderry and Tyrone. These counties were the principal local government divisions of Northern Ireland from its creation in 1921 going on to 1972 when the governmental features were abolished and replaced with the twenty-six unitary authorities which exist today. These councils have boundaries which may cross existing county borders. The six counties of Northern Ireland form two-thirds of the historical province of Ulster with the other three counties being Donegal, Cavan and Monaghan. The six counties still have limited political status with car license plates being assigned identifiers according to the
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Let’s begin by elucidating as to what the Pacific Ocean is, and what it is not. The Pacific Ocean is known to be the largest ocean in the world, with the Atlantic Ocean being the second largest ocean, followed by the Indian Ocean, the Antarctic and the Arctic Ocean. Although it is common knowledge that the Pacific Ocean is the largest ocean in the world, I suppose it is not so common as to who it owes its mysterious name to. It was Ferdinand Magellan, a Portugal native, who after successfully rounding the tip of South America in a voyage
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The country of Italy is well-known for its gorgeous rolling plains and long Mediterranean coastline. Having left an unprecedented mark on Western culture and cuisine, there aren’t many who are unfamiliar with the region. Italy’s capital, Rome, houses the Vatican City, in addition to well-known landmarks and other ancient ruins. Other major cities include Florence, containing such Renaissance masterpieces as Brunelleschi’s Duomo, and Michelangelo’s “David”; Milan, the country’s fashion capital; and Venice, the city of canals. But, how much do you truly know about the country? Brush up on your knowledge with ten factual facts below! 1. The Name that
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The United States of America has one of the busiest and most extensive air transportation networks in the world. The US alone accounts for about a third of the world’s total air traffic. Due to its geography and the long distances between major cities, travel by air proves to be the most reliable mode of transportation. Below are the top five busiest airports in the country. 1. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Named after two significant Georgia politicians, Maynard Jackson and William B. Hartsfield, the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is an airport of many firsts. It is the busiest passenger airport
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The state of California is known for a variety of reasons: scenic views, Hollywood, celebrities, the beaches, and Silicon Valley among others. California is on North America’s west coast and is the largest state by population and third largest by land area. However, with such a massive population and attractive qualities, ‘the Golden State’ also struggles with social problems such as crime. An analysis of FBI crime data revealed the following cities as the most dangerous crime hotspots in the California. 10. Nevada City Considered an epicenter of the California Gold Rush in the 1800s, this small town with a
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