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As the World Plunges Into the Flames of The Pandemic, Thousands of People at The Halloween Parade in Wuhan


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Halloween revelers flocked to an amusement park in Wuhan, China, to celebrate the spooky holiday less than a year after the deadly coronavirus began infecting people in the city before spreading across the globe. The crowds, dressed in costumes including pirates, superheroes and zombie nurses, celebrated by watching a parade at Happy Valley Wuhan amusement park, photos of the scene show.

Domestic tourists have returned to Wuhan in recent months as China says they’ve turned a corner in their fight against the virus. Continue reading »

Graphic Artist Turns One-Star Reviews Of National Parks Into Great Posters

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Graphic artist Amber Share has heard your cries of boredom and used them as inspiration to create brand new tourism ads for America’s National Parks. Here are a few of her posters that are sure to make anyone comfortable settling on a staycation instead of camping this year. Continue reading »

A McDonald’s in New Zealand Lets Diners Eat Inside a Decommissioned Airplane


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Airplane food takes on a slightly different meaning in Taupo, New Zealand.

That’s because the small resort town on the North Island is home to one of the world’s most unique McDonald’s restaurants, which happens to be attached to a decommissioned airplane. Continue reading »

Olympus Mons – The Largest Volcano in The Solar System

Olympus Mons (latin for Mount Olympus) is a very large shield volcano on the planet Mars. The volcano has a height of over 21 km (13.6 mi or 72,000 ft) as measured by the Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter (MOLA). Olympus Mons is about two and a half times Mount Everest’s height above sea level. It is one of the largest volcanoes, the tallest planetary mountain, and the second tallest mountain currently discovered in the Solar System. Continue reading »

Ma’nene Ritual to Honor the Spirits of their Mummified Ancestors


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Family members put back in the traditional grave the preserved body of their relative during a traditional ritual called “Manene” in Panggala, Nort Toraja, South Sulawesi, Indonesia. The ritual is held every three years when family members gather to clean the graves and change the clothes of their deceased relatives to honor their spirits. The ritual is held before the planting season arrives. Continue reading »

Otagi Nenbutsu-ji Temple: A Secret Garden In Kyoto Features 1200 Stone Sculptures


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Otagi Nenbutsu-ji is a Buddhist temple in the Arashiyama neighborhood of Kyoto, Japan.

Otagi Nenbutsu-ji was founded by Empress Shōtoku in the middle of the eighth century. Though was destroyed by the flooding of the Kamo River, it was rebuilt as an offshoot of Enryaku-ji, a nearby temple. In the 13th century, it was again destroyed during a civil war. The temple was moved to its current location in 1922, later suffering typhoon damage in 1950. Continue reading »

Chinese People Taking Their Pet Cabbages For A Walk

China celebrates labor day every year on May 1. The holiday is commonly known as the May Day holiday and it spans a total of roughly 3 days (4 if you’re lucky). During the holiday, millions travel across the country and various activities are held. It’s generally an all around good time. Continue reading »

Beyound The Postmodern Kitch: World’s First Gold-Plated Hotel Opened In Vietnam


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The newly-inaugurated Dolce Hanoi Golden Lake hotel, the world’s first gold-plated hotel, opened in Hanoi on July 2, 2020. It even has a gold-plated infinity pool on the roof. The 400-room, 25-storey property will operate under the American Wyndham Hotels brand. Prices start at $300 a night for rooms, or there are apartments to rent costing from $6400 per square metre. Continue reading »

A Giant Abandoned Stawberry Is Becoming More And More Popular Among Urban Explorers In Poland

Have you ever seen “James and the Giant Peach”? Ok, so now it’s the time for a Polish version – Alex and the Giant Strawberry. Traveling from Modlin to Warsaw you can find this amazing object. The strawberry lies next road and it’s easy to find. Actually, it’s hard not to see the strawberry, because it’s giant. Probably you have a lot of questions now. Continue reading »

This Restaurant In Bangkok Uses Cartoon Dragon Dolls As Space Keepers For Social Distancing


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These guests look special! They are green, they have wings and they don’t say a word. The dragons are of course not living beings, but figures. The owner of a restaurant in the country of Thailand in Asia has placed them at the tables in his restaurant. Continue reading »

This Cafe In Germany Gives Customers Hats With Pool Noodles To Keep Social Distancing

European countries are starting to slowly come alive again. One of them is Germany, where previous restrictions enforced by the state-wide lockdown measures are being relaxed. This is unsurprising as Germany’s been regarded as one of the countries that has dealt with the pandemic extremely well. Continue reading »

Vietnamese Restaurant Finds A Genius Way To Help Their Customers Feel Less Lonely While Social Distancing Using Pandas

A lot of places are starting to open already, but there are still some worries and concerns about keeping social distance between people. Well, a Vietnamese restaurant in Thailand found the perfect solution for how to keep their customers apart—pandas! Continue reading »

A Restaurant In Australia Is Placing Cardboard Cutouts At Its Tables In An Attempt To Make Diners Feel More Comfortable


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Restaurants and cafes in New South Wales are preparing to reopen with social distancing measures in place as the state government relaxes COVID-19 restrictions. Continue reading »

The Tiny Island Housing London’s Last ‘Coronavirus-Free’ Community


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Home to 100 people, Tagg’s Island has remained covid-free during lockdown – and wants to keep things that way, as the coronavirus pandemic has taken its toll on London. Continue reading »

Florida Man Arrested Trying To Quarantine On Abandoned Disney Treasure Island, And That’s What This Island Looks Like From The Inside

The 42-year-old said he didn’t hear numerous deputies searching the private island for him on foot, by boat and by air because he was asleep in a building. He told the deputy he didn’t know it was a restricted area, despite there being numerous “no trespassing” signs. Continue reading »

Futuristic Spiderweb Cocooned Trees Spotted In Pakistan

An unexpected side-effect of the flooding in parts of Pakistan has been that millions of spiders climbed up into the trees to escape the rising flood waters Continue reading »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »