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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British ‘Disneyland’ Is Set To Open In 2021
Apr26

British ‘Disneyland’ Is Set To Open In 2021

Hollywood-on-Thames: Britain set to get a £2billion Disneyland-style theme park in 2021 with BBC, Paramount and Aardman Animations attractions The London Paramount resort in Kent, financed by Kuwait’s Al-Humaidi family, is set to attract 50,000 tourists daily It will be located near Ebbsfleet International station, on the Eurostar route between London and Paris Attractions will include a water park, theatres, live music venues,...

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20+ Scariest Roller Coasters In The World… NO WAY I’d Ride #11
Apr23

20+ Scariest Roller Coasters In The World… NO WAY I’d Ride #11

Some people would rather do literally anything else than go to an amusement park, preferring to plant their feet firmly on the ground. Others seek out the fastest and most fear-inducing coasters out there, traveling far and wide for a chance to catch some speed. But no matter where you fall on the spectrum, there’s no denying that these roller coasters are just plain terrifying. Their steep drops, winding turns, and tendency to...

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Mercedes-Benz Designed A Yacht, But Only 10 Will Be Built
Apr19

Mercedes-Benz Designed A Yacht, But Only 10 Will Be Built

Is it a car or is it a boat? No! It’s the first ever motor yacht from Mercedes-Benz and it can be yours for a cool £1.2 million Mercedes-Benz’s Arrow 460 Granturismo Edition 1 has been spotted off the coast of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat First images of the vessel appears to show a boat that’s a cross between a sleek saloon car and a yacht The unusual design is the first foray into the world of motor yacht for the company...

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This 300-Year-Old Library Chamber In Dublin Has 200,000+ Books
Mar29

This 300-Year-Old Library Chamber In Dublin Has 200,000+ Books

Forget the Guinness Storehouse, Phoenix Park and Saint Patrick’s Cathedral. The real attraction in Dublin is the majestic Long Room in the library of Trinity College. Take a look at the pictures below to see just what we mean. Built between 1712 and 1732, The chamber is almost 65 meters (213ft) long and contains over 200,000 books. Why so many? Because back in 1801 the library was granted the right to claim a free copy of every book...

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The World’s First Underwater Tennis Court Is Set To Be Built In Dubai
Mar13

The World’s First Underwater Tennis Court Is Set To Be Built In Dubai

Polish architect Krzysztof Kotala, from the ’8 + 8 Concept Studio’, has come up with a seriously ambitious project — an underwater tennis court. The tennis complex will be located offshore in the Persian Gulf, between the Burj al Arab and the Palm Jumeirah islands. The audience will have a choice of entertainments to experience there: watch a tennis match on one of the seven courts, or spy on the incredible marine life through...

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Step Inside Rupert Murdoch’s Luxurious $84 Million Private Jet
Jan09

Step Inside Rupert Murdoch’s Luxurious $84 Million Private Jet

At $84 million it’s the epitome of luxury air travel, and according to The AFR media mogul Rupert Murdoch is the latest name on the exclusive list of G650 owners, along with Carlyle Group founder David Rubenstein, Multiplex heir Tim Roberts and The Dow Chemical Company CEO Andrew Liveris. The G650 can climb to 41,000 feet in just 22 minutes, and reach a cruise speed of 956km/h. In 2013, the G650 set a world record for the fastest...

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What It’s Like To Live In A $95-Million Penthouse 1,396 Feet Above New York City
Jan06

What It’s Like To Live In A $95-Million Penthouse 1,396 Feet Above New York City

432 Park Avenue – this is the address of the New York skyline’s newest ornament and of the tallest residential tower in the Western Hemisphere. Towering up to 1,396 ft, the skyscraper offers 104 apartments at 30,000 sq ft each with 12.5 ft ceilings, 10 x 10 ft windows, and prices ranging from $16,95 million to $82,5 million. The breathtaking condo tower was designed by Rafael Viñoly and took three years to construct. It is situated in...

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A World Heritage Site Railway Route Through The Swiss Alps
Dec27

A World Heritage Site Railway Route Through The Swiss Alps

Added to the list of World Heritage Sites in 2008, the Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes, brings together two historic railway lines that cross the Swiss Alps through two passes. Opened in 1904, the Albula line in the north-western part of the property is 67 km long. It features an impressive set of structures including 42 tunnels and covered galleries and 144 viaducts and bridges. The 61 km Bernina pass line...

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The World’s Largest Cruise Ship: Allure Of The Seas
Dec27

The World’s Largest Cruise Ship: Allure Of The Seas

She’s the newest addition to the Royal Caribbean fleet and the world’s largest cruise ship. With 2,700 rooms spanning 16 decks, the Allure of the Seas is like a miniature city, travelling from Fort Lauderdale to the Carribbean at a comfortable 22 knots. Oh and there’s a Starbucks on board… Below you will find a collection of images and jaw-dropping statistics in an attempt to put this behemoth into perspective. Enjoy! The Allure Of...

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