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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Picnic by the side of the road, 1953
Wonderful Color Pics Document The Trailer Life Of An American Family During The 1950s

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 »

“Il Gigante”: The Statue Of The Giant Neptune In Italian Village

"Il Gigante": The Statue Of The Giant Neptune In Italian Village

Monterosso del Mare is probably the largest of the Cinque Terre villages in Italy. Since its founding in early 13th century, the village functioned as a cultural and political centre of the region and its status required proper protection. Continue reading »

87-Year-Old Collector Gathered 110 Fighter Jets In His Chateau In France

87-Year-Old Collector Gathered 110 Fighter Jets In His Chateau In France

The Château de Savigny-lès-Beaune, nestled in the rolling hills of Burgundy’s wine country, is the last place you’d expect to find a fighter plane which once had atomic bombs strapped expectantly under its wings. Continue reading »

Subterranean Amusement Park Located 400 Feet Underground In A 17th Century Salt Mine

Subterranean Amusement Park Located 400 Feet Underground In A 17th Century Salt Mine

This isn’t your average amusement park, not by a long shot. The Salina Turda Durgău is located an incredible 368 feet underground in Transylvania. Continue reading »

An 80-Foot Steel Kraken Will Create An Artificial Coral Reef Near The British Virgin Islands

An 80-Foot Steel Kraken Will Create An Artificial Coral Reef Near The British Virgin Islands

One day, a young marine mechanic and photographer named Owen Buggy noticed a ship called the “Kodiak Queen” in a shipyard in Road Town, Tortola… rusting away amongst other ships waiting being scrapped for metal. Owen envisioned sinking the ship as an artificial reef and curious about the ship’s origins, started doing some research. He quickly discovered the Kodiak Queen wasn’t just a normal fishing trawler— but a missing piece of World War II history. Continue reading »

Here Are The Most Interesting Things This Geologist Found On Google Earth

Here Are The Most Interesting Things This Geologist Found On Google Earth

Traveling can be expensive and there’s only so much places you can visit before you run out of money. However, there are still ways to explore the world without leaving the comfort of your seat – like, for example, using Google Earth. Continue reading »

Stunning Photographs From The Inside One Of The Oldest Bank Archives In Europe

Stunning Photographs From The Inside One Of The Oldest Bank Archives In Europe

The Banco di Napoli Historical Archives can be considered the largest archival collection of bank documents in the entire world. There are documents dating back to the middle of the 1500s to the present day. Continue reading »

Amazing Video Of Divers Swimming Through A Place Where One Continent Ends And Another Begins

Amazing Video Of Divers Swimming Through A Place Where One Continent Ends And Another Begins
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Fascinating pictures have emerged of divers exploring the crystal clear waters located between two continents. The pictures were taken in Silfra which enables divers to explore both North American and Eurasian tectonic plates. Continue reading »