Couples who love playing Final Fantasy 14 Online together can now get married with an officially licensed wedding themed after the in-game Eternal Bonding Ceremony in Japan.
The ceremony is set up through a wedding planning company called Bridal Hearts, and cost about $31,500 for a standard plan with 70 guests. Final Fantasy 14 director and producer Naoki Yoshida confirmed that the reservations for the service should open in a few weeks. Square Enix and Bridal Hearts held the first mock Final Fantasy 14 wedding on Feb. 14, in Kobe, Japan. Continue reading »
Wu Fangzhou, a man of the post-1980 generation, trains a dog to swim in a 2,000 square meters pool he built exclusively for dogs, in Chengdu, Southwest China’s Sichuan province. He built the pool to commemorate his beloved dog Qiuqiu, which died of heat stroke in the summer of 2015. During weekends, the swimming pool usually accommodates more than 20 dogs. Continue reading »
A group of artists have created a new 49,000-square-foot exhibit of 300 miniature scenes of landmarks and towns from 50 countries around the world. Called Gulliver’s Gate, the exhibit features everything from a tiny replica of the Leaning Tower of Pisa to one of the Beatles strutting across Abbey Road. The $40 million exhibit, which opened in a 49,000-square-foot exhibit space in Times Square on April 6, will be on display until December 30. Continue reading »
Roy James, 72, from the Isle of Sheppey, Kent, started to build his railway in 1990. It started off small but that “one thing lead to another” and now his collection features more than 100 trains and 400 coaches and wagons. Overall, Mr. James has spent £250,000 ($357,000) building his model railway and had to put in his garden shed because his girlfriend refuses to have it in the house. Continue reading »
That isn’t easy to live in a 30 square meter apartment. Although Akis has managed to design her apartment in Tokyo so thoughtful that there is everything that she needs. Continue reading »
Workers install decorations at Tian’anmen Square to celebrate the National Day, which is on Oct 1, in Beijing, Sept 22, 2013. The basket-shaped decoration is 18.2 meters tall and 15 meters in diameter. Photo by Xinhua. Continue reading »
Candidates taking part in a World Record TV watching contest in the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision in Hilversum, The Netherlands, on September 29. The winner will get a trip to Los Angeles. (Freek Van Asperen / EPA) Continue reading »
Awesome analogue clock, created by Vladislav Novikov-Barkovsky. Btw, don’t miss his “Lunar Money” project:
In 2004, South Korean photogropher Hosang Park began taking aerial photographs of the parks that are often developed alongside luxury apartment buildings in Seoul. Park’s resulting images in A Square flatten the spaces into geometric surfaces reminiscent of modernist abstraction. Increasingly common in high-density areas of the city, the parks reference the traditions of town squares.