Fountains Of Saint Petersburg The Way They Look Now

This is how fountains of Saint-Petersburg, Russia, look like these days. This spring is not about joyful walk. Continue reading »

Paris Movie Theatre Skirts Lockdown With Alfresco Screening


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The coronavirus lockdown forced the team running Paris’s La Clef cinema to close their auditorium to moviegoers. So they hit on an alternative: projecting movies onto the wall of an adjacent apartment building. Continue reading »

Swiss Village Has Been Projecting World Flags Onto One Of Their Tallest Mountains In Solidarity Of Pandemic

Rather than raising a flag up on a flag pole, the nation of Switzerland is paying homage to their international neighbors struggling against COVID-19 by projecting different world flags onto the front of Matterhorn, the most iconic Alpine mountain. Continue reading »

Ghosts Deployed To Scare Indonesians Into Staying Home To Slow Spread Of The Coronavirus

In an attempt to make people respect the quarantine lockdown, a village in Indonesia is using volunteers dressed as ghosts.

The place is located in Kepuh village, on Java Island and as of last month, it started deploying the patrols at night. The reason why the locals took this decision is because ghostly figures known as “pocong” are said to represent the trapped souls of the dead in Indonesia, BBC reports. Continue reading »

Sculptures All Over The World Are Currently Being Discovered With Medical Masks Affixed To Their Mouths – Please, Stop Doing This!!

The Fearless Girl statue stands across from the New York Stock Exchange.

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Listen: there’s almost always a time and place for slapdash conceptual art, especially if it’s the product of mass collaboration. During a time in which coronavirus is ravaging the planet, causing just as much emotional despair as physical devastation, people are certainly entitled to look for creative outlets so that they can stave off stasis and boredom. Continue reading »

Russian Blogger Went On A Trip Around The Apartment During The quarantine – Repeating Photos From Real Travels

Photographer, blogger and entrepreneur Elnar Mansurov from Perm, who became famous at Instagram as a “bear-headed traveler”, suggested how his photos could look if he hadn’t left his apartment. For a small project, he reproduced some footage of his travels. Continue reading »

Virtual Traveller Used Google Street View To Explore Poland During Quarantine, Here’s What She Found

According to Monika Stpiczyńska: “What should we all do during quarantine? Travel online! For example, to Poland. Discover these amazing images found on Google Street View!” Continue reading »

Photographer Documented An Empty Mall In NY During Peak Of Coronavirus Outbrake

According to Bored Panda user anniesun1316: “I went to the Palisades Center Mall in West Nyack, NY during what would have been lunchtime. I knew it wouldn’t be filled with people, but there were certain points where the silence was deafening. Continue reading »

This Graffiti-Covered Abandoned Highway In Pennsylvania Looks Like A Scene From A Horror Movie


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There’s something eerily beautiful about abandoned places – they look surprisingly calm yet still manage to make you feel as if someone’s watching you. Perhaps this feeling is what attracts urban explorers to the abandoned stretch of Route 61 in Pennsylvania. That, and the fact that the road is almost completely covered in graffiti, making it look like a colorful river flowing through the Pennsylvanian forests. Continue reading »

Brazil’s Christ The Redeemer Statue Lit With Flags Of Countries Affected By Coronavirus


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Brazil’s Christ the Redeemer statue was lit up with flags and messages of hope on Wednesday in solidarity with countries affected by the novel coronavirus pandemic. The statue, which overlooks the city of Rio de Janeiro, was lit up with the flags of countries that have reported cases of the virus. Continue reading »

Water In Venice Canals Goes Crystal Clear After Coronavirus Lockdown


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Where pessimists see a half-empty glass, optimists come along to show that it’s actually half-full. Same goes for the ongoing chaos of the coronavirus—while some are hoarding away toilet paper like there’s no tomorrow, there are people who see positive outcomes even in a situation as dire as this. One of these positive outcomes is that pollution has dropped down dramatically following the lockdown of Italy. Continue reading »

New York Homes Become ‘IGLOOS’ After Ice Blast Sends Temperatures Plummeting


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It was snow joke for New York residents who awoke to homes swathed in Narnia-like icicles. The igloos were created after “48 hours of battering wind off Lake Erie formed an otherworldly scene south of Buffalo”, said veteran TV anchor John Kucko. Continue reading »

Estonian Architect Made This Tiny Hotel, That Can Be A Personal Emergency Shelter

According to Tõnis Orgg: “It’s for single adventurers or couples. It’s my own design and I built it with my own hands! Thanks to the friends who helped out. Continue reading »

Experience The Fjords And Mountain Ranges Across Norway In A Birdbox

Among the fjords and mountain ranges of Norway’s great wilderness, design studio Livit introduces Birdbox — creating a unique atmosphere of calmness and freedom for travelers. Continue reading »

Nearby Train Crossing Gives Aichi’s Daibutsu The Title Of Most Stylish Great Buddha In Japan

Built in 1954, the 18m tall Great Buddha statue in Konan, Aichi prefecture is already a well sought out attraction for those visiting the area. As an added bonus, the impressive statue is even more of a sight to behold in the spring, when it is surrounded by a sea of cherry blossom trees. Continue reading »

Twelve Parsecs: The Ultimate Star Wars House Is On Airbnb

If you were to plan the ultimate vacation to Disney World’s new Star Wars theme park Galaxy’s Edge, you may as well stay in the ultimate accommodations. The house called Twelve Parsecs by Loma Homes in Orlando is available to rent through Airbnb. It has nine bedrooms with 17 beds, each with a different Star Wars theme. You can sleep in Cloud City, Alderaan, Hoth, Tatooine, Mustafar, Dagobah, Endor, or in one of the spaceships. Continue reading »

Second Life Of The Canadian Truck In Russia

An unusual winter slide appeared in Vargashi village, Russia. The Canadian vehicle that had been idling for some years finally was repurposed for winter fun. Continue reading »

32 UK Towns With Hilarious Names That Actually Exist

There are two types of people: those who enjoy traveling and those who don’t. And there’s also the clash between them, with travelers obsessively trying to convert the non-travelers and non-travelers begging to be left alone on the issue. Continue reading »

Wonderful Color Pics Document The Trailer Life Of An American Family During The 1950s

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These wonderful pics from Leon Reed were taken by his father Walter Reed that documented the trailer life of his family around the United States during the 1950s. Continue reading »

Bizarre ‘Ice Eggs’ Stranded On Finnish Shore Go Viral


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Grotesque oval ice formations created by a rare coincidence of factors on Hailuoto island in northern Finland have wowed netizens. Continue reading »

Inside Japan’s New Luxury Suite Train That Departs From Ueno’s Platform 13½

Harry Potter fans got a little giddy when JR East announced that Ueno Station in Tokyo would open up a “Platform 13½” in order to accommodate the new Train Suite Shiki-Shima, a luxury train that features observation platforms, private suites, high class restaurants, and foot baths. Continue reading »

This Unicorn Cafe In Bangkok May Be The Happiest Place On Earth

Once you’re in Bangkok, Thailand, you must visit this fun and colorful cafe that looks like every 8-year-old girl’s dream. But that doesn’t mean that it’s for little girls only; anyone can come and enjoy going back to childhood for a day. Continue reading »

Area 51 Raid In Pictures: The Best Photos From The Failed Storm Area 51 Raid


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Up to 100 would-be Area 51 raiders descended on the Nevada desert on Friday, September 20, in a bid to “see them aliens”. However the turnout was a far cry from the 2.1 million who pledged to attend the cancelled “Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us” event organised by online pranksters. Continue reading »

Welcome To The Retro Racing At Goodwood 2019, A Classic Car Racing Festival Celebrating The Mid-Twentieth Century Heyday Of The Sport


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The Goodwood Festival of Speed is an annual hill climb featuring historic motor racing vehicles held in the grounds of Goodwood House, West Sussex, England. Continue reading »

Japan Turns Competitive Pillow Fighting Into An Art Form

Welcome to the sport of competitive pillow fighting, known in Japanese as 枕投げ makura-nage

Since 2013, the All-Japan Pillow Fighting Championships have been held here. Competitive makura-nage was inspired by the kind of pillow fights Japanese children on extended school trips often have when teachers aren’t looking in the large tatami-matted communal rooms of the Japanese inn where they spend the night. Continue reading »