Thousands Of Fireflies Light Up The Night In Mexico


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Fireflies seeking mates light up in synchronized bursts inside a forest at Santa Clara sanctuary near the town of Nanacamilpa, Tlaxcala state, Mexico. Continue »

Scenic Aerial View Of Terraced Fields In Guizhou, A Mountainous Province In Southwest China

A series of aerial images of Guizhou in southwest China has recently been released. The beautiful landscape of terraced fields resembles fingerprints. The stunning photos were clicked over Yueliang Mountain rice terraces, located in Qian Autonomous Prefecture of Miao and Dong, southeastern Guizhou. Continue »

Dive In And Join The Chaos – If You Can Find Any Water Left In These Crowded Swimming Pools


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Extraordinary pictures show thousands of holidaymakers with rubber rings packed into water parks to cool off in China’s deadly 50C heatwave. Hundreds of swimmers bobbing in colourful rubber rings compete for space in chaotic scenes at a pool in Nanchang City in east China’s Jiangxi province. Continue »

This Royal Navy Sea King Helicopter Transformed Into Glamping Pod

A retired helicopter, which was bought at an Ministry of Defence auction, has been transformed into a glamping pod. The 17m (56ft) Royal Navy Sea King was bought by Stirling farmer Martyn Steedman for £7,000 ($9,000). Continue »

Abandoned Sharing-Bikes Create ‘Graveyards’ In China

Approximately 23,000 ride-share bicycles have been rounded up and hauled to 16 temporary parking lots by urban management authorities in East China’s Hangzhou city. Bicycles are taken away due to disorderly parking reported by locals. Bicycle-sharing companies are reluctant to claim them, fearing a fine. Continue »

“Life Is Too Short To Be Unhappy”: Dublin Student Beat Depression By Befriending Sharks, Stingrays And Pigs In The Bahamas

Awesome underwater pictures show the 23-year-old diver cosying up to a range of animals including turtles, stingray and sharks. The sunny selfies were taken in the Bahamas by Stuart’s Cove dive instructor and native of the island, Amelia Klonaris – who beat depression by embracing her incredible beach paradise lifestyle. Continue »

Highways On The Runway? New Dress Designs Show Infrastructure’s Chic Side

Imagine walking the runway wearing a highway. That’s the idea behind new dress designs by the Sichuan Department of Communications, which recently posted these photos on WeChat. These photos show paper cut-outs of dresses with prints of highways in southwest China’s Sichuan Province. Continue »

World Naked Bike Ride London 2017: Bikers In The Buff Stick One Up To “Car Culture” In London


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Over 200 riders dared to bare all and many painted their bodies with glitter and slogans. Full nudity was optional on the World Naked Bike ride so some cyclists chose to paint their privates and protect some of their modesty. Continue »

Wave-Gotik-Treffen Festival In Leipzig, Germany


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Approximately 20,000 goths and other dark subculture fans such as cybergoths, metalheads, steampunks, neo-Victorians, dark romantics, dark electro, industrial, medieval and fetish fans are expected to attend to the Wave-Gotik-Treffen, the world’ s largest gothic and “dark” culture festival until June 5, 2017. The four-day festival includes performances by 200 bands as well as cultural outings including cemetery strolls and cathedral sermons. Continue »

Brazilian Expats Launch Project That Is Going To Change The Face Of Tourism In Berlin

In addition to observing the German city from a totally different and unique point of view, people soon will be able to show the world their hometowns through this new look.

Nicole Plauto and Ligia Fascioni have joined their talents and expertise to found wesen.berlin, a company that will offer a very different way of bringing home a souvenir from the German capital. The project brings together storytelling, illustration, photography, culture, social media, tourism and history, as well as appreciation and respect for diversity. Continue »

The Queen Of The Night, A Very Special Kind Of Orchid Cactus, Blooms Again At The St. Petersburg Botanical Garden

You have to stay up late to enjoy the opening of this extraordinary cactus, which is shaped like a majestic waterlily. If you are an early riser and usually early to bed – this plant is not for you! The queen of the night cactus flowers between dusk and dawn – for us she is the highlight of the party season.

A “Queen of the Night” cactus is in bloom at the St. Petersburg Botanical Garden, Russia. It is a night-flowering cactus that blooms with a great sense of drama. It blooms once a year for several hours only. The plant puts all of its reproductive energy into a single brief fling. It’s quite an extraordinary performance. Continue »

A Walk In Nanjing’s ‘Love Tunnel’

A stretch of railway track in the eastern Chinese city of Nanjing has become an unlikely venue for wedding photos and young couples’ strolls thanks to its romantic location in a natural tunnel formed by trees. Continue »

This Residential Complex Is Fully Submerged In Natural Sea Of Green

Eager for greener surroundings? This might be the place for you. Continue »

The Oddest Subway Station In China

Chinese netizens have dubbed Caojiawan subway station on Line 6 of the Chongqing Metro as the “oddest station.”
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This Small Village In Indonesia Is Literally Made Out Of Rainbows


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Kampung Pelangi, which literally translates to Rainbow Village, has to be one of the most colourful villages in the world, let alone in Indonesia. The village, which is home to 232 houses, is splashed in a series of bright colours and decorated with murals. Kampung Pelangi was recently given a government-funded makeover in a bid to make it more tourist-friendly — and it looks like it’s working. Continue »