Rio 2016 Olympic Venues Just 6 Months After The Olympics
Feb16

Rio 2016 Olympic Venues Just 6 Months After The Olympics

Advertisement Summer is over for Brazil’s ‘marvelous city’. In a series of eerie and depressing new photos released last week, the 2016 Summer Olympic venues in Rio de Janeiro are seen filthy and deserted just 6 months after the end of the games, including the legendary Maracana Stadium. In a city that hoped desperately to be lifted out of poverty and debt by making back the money they spent, these are the ruins of a shattered dream....

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Cherry Blossoms Have Just Bloomed In This Japanese Town, And The Photos Are Magical
Feb16

Cherry Blossoms Have Just Bloomed In This Japanese Town, And The Photos Are Magical

Spring has arrived early in the Eastern Japanese town of Kawazu. The small town, located just outside of Tokyo, is famous for their 8000 cherry blossom trees that bloom early every year. The lush landscapes that greet millions of visitors each February are supremely romantic. The blossoms, known as sakura in Japanese, typically bloom in late March or early April, but Kawazu’s trees belong to a unique variety that flowers before...

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20+ Cities Like You’ve Probably Never Seen Before
Feb16

20+ Cities Like You’ve Probably Never Seen Before

Walking around towns and taking photos of their places of interest you may not see the whole picture: the view from the ground doesn’t permit you to fully appreciate the scale and geometry if architectural memorials. The Russian AirPano team of photographers rises to the sky to show you different places of our planet from above. More info: airpano.com | Instagram (H/T: Bored Panda) 01. New Delhi, India 02. Sagrada Familia,...

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50+ Of The Most Creative Benches And Seats Ever
Sep28

50+ Of The Most Creative Benches And Seats Ever

Many things shape the face of a city: buildings, bridges, parks, sculptures… even benches! That’s right, this simple form of public furniture can also add more emotion to a particular site. A&D created this list of unusual bench designs to illustrate that creativity can transform busy streets into cozy communal living rooms. Whether you’re grabbing a quick lunch, or waiting for your date, these benches will...

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30+ Before-And-After Pics Showing How Famous Cities Changed Over Time
Aug05

30+ Before-And-After Pics Showing How Famous Cities Changed Over Time

The world has evolved so rapidly over the last 100 years that it’s difficult to imagine just how much things have changed during that time. Many of the world’s most famous cities – like Kuala Lumpur for example, or Hong Kong – bare little resemblance to their earlier selves, and cities such as Dubai didn’t even exist at all until fairly recently. Take a look at these then and now pictures to see what we...

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10 Absolutely Wonderful Tree Stump Landscaping and Decor Ideas
Jun24

10 Absolutely Wonderful Tree Stump Landscaping and Decor Ideas

If you are thinking to do some landscaping or decorate your garden with something unusual and unique then how about making use of tree stumps? In this way you can bring a fallen tree or a dead stump to good use. So, take a look at the cool ideas below and see which one do you like the best: 01. Build a Tree House If The Stump is Strong Enough to Hold The Structure Source 02. Place a Glass Top Tree Stump Table with Your Outdoor Seating...

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10 Outdoor Chair Designs You Would Love To Have
Jun23

10 Outdoor Chair Designs You Would Love To Have

What a great experience it is to sit in your garden or patio and enjoy views of plants, birds and the wide sky! But to enjoy all these views you need to take a seat and relax. For that you can place one or more outdoor chairs in your patio or garden. We too have collected some designs for you. From elegant white adirondack chairs to vibrant colored woven chairs, there is a design to suit every taste. So, take a look and see which one...

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Surrealist Topiary Cats by Richard Saunders
May30

Surrealist Topiary Cats by Richard Saunders

Richard Saunders once saw an ornamental shrub and was struck by how its shape resembled his beloved pet cat while asleep. Now the images he creates replacing real-life bushes with his pet’s feline form have reached millions of people around the globe. (H/T: BBC) The first image Richard Saunders created was inspired by topiary at Hall Barn in Beaconsfield Image copyright RICHARD SAUNDERS Imagine walking through a beautiful...

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This Tent Will Totally Change Your Thinking About Camping, Just Enter Inside Once…
May12

This Tent Will Totally Change Your Thinking About Camping, Just Enter Inside Once…

The summer is here and along with being the bikini season, it’s the camping season as well. But just in case you’re a bit uncomfortable with the thought of intense sunlight and hotness that wouldn’t let your stay in the tent be cozy, relax. We’ve got something amazing for you. Kaleidoscope and Orange Communication have invented a revolutionary solar tent under the name of Orange Solar Tent which not only...

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5 Of The Most Innovative Bridges Being Built Right Now
May11

5 Of The Most Innovative Bridges Being Built Right Now

These bridges all have something in common: bold and forward-thinking design! In a century that is seeing skyscrapers pushing vertical limits and 3-D printing transforming both design and engineering, it’s easy to look past the innovative bridges being built across the globe. Although their function—getting passengers from one point to another—may be mundane, the structures that are designed for that purpose are oftentimes anything...

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