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World's Highest Escalator

World’s Highest Escalator

The Umeda Sky Building is the seventh-tallest building in Osaka City, Japan, and one of the city’s most recognizable landmarks. The 173 m (568 ft) building was designed by Hiroshi Hara. It was constructed by Takenaka Corporation and was completed in 1993. Located in the Umeda district of Kita-ku, the building was originally conceived in […]

Flying Fishing

Japan Underground Bicycle Parking

Japan Underground Bicycle Parking

Have you heard about Japan’s Underground Bicycle Parking? Take a look at this ‘gate’ where bicycles are parked and retrieved. At each gate there is a simple card reader. It needs a monthly contract to use this service. Swipe the card and a few seconds later the door opens. Then dock the front wheel of […]

Bush Shoes Attack in Iraq

Unfortunate Bodies

Unfortunate Bodies

Frog-like Baby Born in 2006 in Charikot, the headquarters of Dolakha district. The neck-less baby with its head almost totally sunk into the upper part of the body and with extraordinarily large eyeballs literally popping out of the eye-sockets, however, died after half an hour of its birth. The baby weighed 2kg at birth and […]

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Heart Shaped Cucumbers

Heart Shaped Cucumbers

Heart shaped and star shaped cucumbers. How do they do it? When the cucumber is still small It is put into a heart shaped container and allowed it to grow In Japan, they called it Heart Stick. You can find it at a supermarket in Tokyo Midtown, Roppongi. Heart and Star shaped when you cut […]

Don’t Underestimate Lion

3D Tattoos

3D Tattoos

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Don’t Underestimate Crocodile

Grand Canyon Skywalk

Grand Canyon Skywalk

The Grand Canyon Skywalk is a tourist attraction along the Colorado River on the edge of the Grand Canyon (Grand Canyon West) in the U.S. state of Arizona, commissioned by the Hualapai Indian tribe, opened to the public on March 28, 2007. The Skywalk will be charging $25 per person in addition to other entry […]

Don’t Underestimate Anaconda

The Blue Man

The Blue Man

It’s not makeup or paint that makes Paul Karason’s skin a bluish color. The 57-year-old started making the transition from fair skin and freckles to what he looks like today 14 years ago. “The change was so gradual that I didn’t perceive it and for people around me, likewise,” Karason said. “It was just so […]