Thousands Of People Are Living Inside A Luxurious Hole In The Australian Desert


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If living underground sounds like something you would enjoy, then Coober Pedy is the place for you. The underground town in the Australian desert has become home to 3,500 people who come from 45 different nationalities. People who live there seem to love it as the temperatures are maintained at 23-25 degrees C throughout the year. Continue »

This Japanese Train Station Built Around A 700 Year Old Tree

In the Northeast suburbs of central Osaka stands a curious train station unlike any other. Kayashima Station features a rectangular hole cut into the roof of the elevated platform and, from inside, a giant tree pokes its head out like a stalk of broccoli. Continue »

This Instagram Account Collects The Saddest-Sounding Places On Earth

There’s a place named Cape Disappointment, in Washington State Park, where fog hangs in the air for 2552 hours a year. But don’t book the flight to see it for yourself just yet—there’s still Mistake Island in Maine, or Canada’s Unfortunate Cove. Continue »

Real Ice Carousel Made On A Frozen Lake Using A Chainsaw In Finland

Janne Käpylehto took a chainsaw to a frozen lake in southern Finland and carved out his own ice carousel! He cut a near-perfect 40-foot circle, and then used a solar-powered outboard boat motor to power the spinning circle of ice. Continue »

Clever Half-And-Half Photos By A Couple On Opposite Sides Of The World

Becca and Dan are travelers, photographers and a couple. Dan is currently doing a year of traveling and visiting a new city every month across four continents. Becca previously spent 2.5 years in Hong Kong and China, and is currently based in New York City, traveling internationally on her own. Continue »

Abandoned Theme Park Where An Army Of Dismembered Dummies Lies Rotting In An Overgrown Wasteland


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Discarded in the grounds of an abandoned theme park, this mannequin graveyard is an eerie sight to behold. Spread across wasteland and surrounded by woodland, the former amusement park in Lancashire is where dozens of old mannequins – some dating back to the 1960s – have found their final resting place. Continue »

600-Year-Old Buddha Emerges From The Lake In China

A 600-year-old Buddha statue has emerged from the Hongmen Reservoir when 30 feet (10 m) of water was drained because of the nearby hydropower gate renovation. Archeologists think that this 12.5 feet (3.8 meters) tall statue could date back to the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Continue »

This Woman And Her Cat Have Been On The Most Gorgeous Sailboat Adventure Since 2006

Liz Clark, a self-proclaimed “she-pirate,” and her cat Amelia have been sailing around the world in an 11-by-40-foot boat since 2006. Together, they’ve traveled the coasts of Mexico and Central America and parts of the South Pacific. According to Clark’s website, this journey “isn’t just a surf trip — it’s a lifestyle, passion, and search for better ways for humanity to inhabit our shared planet.” Continue »

Moscow vs New York: Visual Comparison Of Two Big Cities 45 Years Ago

1969, Soviet Moscow and New York City. Two big totally different cities, two cultures, two nations. We have found some photos of the old cities and tried to compare them. Just have a look at pictures below and find out what came out of it.

Moscow on the left; New York City on the right. Continue »

Walking On Frozen Baikal, The Deepest And Oldest Lake On Earth To Capture Its Otherworldly Beauty

According to photographer Kristina Makeeva (previously): “Baikal is impressive. It’s the deepest and the cleanest lake on Earth. When we were planning a trip, we didn’t even suspect it is so wonderful, majestic and fairy. We were raptured over its beauty so much, that we almost didn’t sleep all 3 days we were here.” Continue »

There’s An Old Abandoned Theme Park Near Tokyo, And It’s Creepy As Hell

Photographer Lee Chapman from the Tokyo Times visited the site, snapping several terrific photos. The park opened in the 1970s under the name Kinugawa Family Ranch and expanded over time, rebranding itself as “Western Village.” But by 2006, it was forced to close down. Today, the park looks like a post-apocalyptic ‘Westworld’. Continue »

Stunning Colorized Photos Of The Discovery Of The Tutankhamun’s Tomb In The 1920s

Harry Burton’s photographs capture Tutankhamun’s tomb at the moment of its discovery have enthralled the world for generations, enabling the viewer to witness the ‘Wonderful Things’ the discoverers of the tomb, Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon, were fortunate to experience first-hand. Burton’s iconic black and white photographs have illustrated the imagination of millions for almost a century, and now a selection of the original negatives and photographs, housed in the archive of the Griffith Institute, University of Oxford, has been digitally colourised by Dynamichrome on behalf of SC Exhibitions and the Griffith Institute. Continue »

The Kings Of The Forest – Photographer Spent 3 Days In Nepal To Document The Isolated Tribe


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Hidden deep in the Himalayan forest is one of the world’s last enduring nomadic tribes who are resisting attempts to move them into permanent settlements. The Raute tribe has no permanent home and frequently moves between camps. Living as hunter-gatherers and eating the meat of langur and macaque monkeys – a controversial choice in the Hindu dominated country of Nepal, where monkeys are considered to be the reincarnation of the God Hanuman. With the assistance of a local journalist, Danish photographer Jan Møller Hansen spent three days in January 2016 travelling from Nepal’s capital of Kathmandu into a remote forest in Accham District, Nepal to document the isolated group – who call themselves the Kings of the Forest. Continue »

Aviation Enthusiasts Has Converted Luxury Private Jet Into A Holiday Campsite


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Aviation enthusiasts have a novel way to feed their hobby without even taking to the skies – sleeping in a decommissioned private jet in Wales. With a double bedroom at the back and long leather sofa behind the cockpit, the 1970s JetStar sleeps 4 people on a campsite in Pembrokeshire. It joins a few other old planes – like a jumbo jet in Sweden – that have been converted into accommodation. Still bearing original features, the plane, which would have carried maximum nine passengers, comes with a bar area, an Xbox with flight games in the cockpit, a toilet and a cold water basin. Continue »

Series Of Shots Show The Abandoned Bare Steel Infrastructure Of The Bushfield Army Training Camp In UK During WWII

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The series of shots show the bare steel infrastructure of the Bushfield army training camp near Winchester which was in operation during World War Two and was used to train Royal Green Jackets recruits in the sixties. Another image shows a pillbox bunker alongside a canal in Berkshire. Other pictures show a crumbling radar tower that was in operation between 1941 and 1943 to monitor shipping near a Tilbury on Thames minefield and the abandoned Women’s Auxiliary Airforce section of RAF Stormy Down, Wales which shows a picket post and empty dark air raid shelter. The spectacular images were taken by an urban explorer who wished to remain anonymous. Continue »