1. Hohenzollern Castle, Germany. Built in the 11th century, then completely destroyed in 1423 and reconstructed in 1461. This 855 m castle stands on top of Mount Hohenzollern and located about 50 kilometers (30 mil) south of Stuttgart, the capital of the Baden-Württemberg state. 3. Castle Howard, England. It’s a private residence of the Howard […]
Born in 1860, Fanny Mills was the daughter of English immigrants who settled near Sandusky, Ohio. She had a condition called Milroy disease, which restricts development of the lymph vessels in the legs and causes fluid build-up. Fanny was a petite woman who weighed but 115 pounds, yet she wore size 30 shoes, each pair […]
Tiger’s Nest Monastery Perched precariously on the edge of a 3,000 feet high cliff in Paro Valley, is one of the holiest places in Bhutan. Wat Rong Khun In Chiang Mai, Thailand, is unlike any Buddhist temples in the world. Prambanan It’s a Hindu temple in Central Java, Indonesia. The temple was built in 850 […]
During World War II the Army Corps of Engineers needed to hide the Lockheed Burbank Aircraft Plant to protect it from a Japanese air attack. They covered it with camouflage netting and trompe l’oeil to make it look like a rural subdivision from the air. Before : After : via
During the World War I years, Arthur S. Mole and John D. Thomas made some incredible human pictures by using thousands of sailors or soldiers in uniform to create images. source
A massive army of ancient Terracotta soldiers that was buried with a Chinese emperor thousands of years ago so that he would have an army in the afterlife.