Monthly Archives: March 2015

World’s grandest abandoned hotels [9/20]

Abandoned hotels

Inside a hotel in Austria. (Thomas Windisch/Caters News)  

Grand banqueting halls, opulent lobbies and vast ballrooms; you could easily be forgiven for thinking this was a collection of photographs was documenting some of Europe’s grandest hotels. However, a closer look will reveal the majestic rooms to be engulfed in swathes of dust and moss; hotels that once hosted royals and high society abandoned to the elements.

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20 safest cities in the world, 2015 [#12]

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The Economist Intelligence Unit ranked these 50 cities for overall safety in four categories.

The Economist Intelligence Unit ranked these 50 cities for overall safety in four categories.

The world is increasingly urban, a trend that’s expected to continue for decades. In the United States, at least 80 percent of the population lives in a city or suburb.

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20 safest cities in the world, 2015 [#13]

<Original Source>

The Economist Intelligence Unit ranked these 50 cities for overall safety in four categories.

The Economist Intelligence Unit ranked these 50 cities for overall safety in four categories.

The world is increasingly urban, a trend that’s expected to continue for decades. In the United States, at least 80 percent of the population lives in a city or suburb.

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World’s grandest abandoned hotels [8/20]

Abandoned hotels

Inside a hotel in Austria. (Thomas Windisch/Caters News)  

Grand banqueting halls, opulent lobbies and vast ballrooms; you could easily be forgiven for thinking this was a collection of photographs was documenting some of Europe’s grandest hotels. However, a closer look will reveal the majestic rooms to be engulfed in swathes of dust and moss; hotels that once hosted royals and high society abandoned to the elements.

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A New Type of Dyson Sphere May Be Nearly Impossible to Detect

by Maddie Stone | GIZMODO <Original Source

eehjnnp3lhathskac1stOver fifty years ago, physicist Freeman Dyson proposed an awesome, if slightly insane, idea: That an advanced alien civilization might construct a massive, energy-harvesting sphere around its star, and bunk up inside.… read the full article

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20 safest cities in the world, 2015 [#14]

<Original Source>

The Economist Intelligence Unit ranked these 50 cities for overall safety in four categories.

The Economist Intelligence Unit ranked these 50 cities for overall safety in four categories.

The world is increasingly urban, a trend that’s expected to continue for decades. In the United States, at least 80 percent of the population lives in a city or suburb.

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World’s grandest abandoned hotels [7/20]

Abandoned hotels

Inside a hotel in Austria. (Thomas Windisch/Caters News)  

Grand banqueting halls, opulent lobbies and vast ballrooms; you could easily be forgiven for thinking this was a collection of photographs was documenting some of Europe’s grandest hotels. However, a closer look will reveal the majestic rooms to be engulfed in swathes of dust and moss; hotels that once hosted royals and high society abandoned to the elements.

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California’s savior: China’s president Xi Jinping

By Joe Mathews | Opinion | SFGATE <Original Source>

920x920Photo: Industrial Light & Magic / Associated Press

A scene from “Transformers: Age of Extinction.” It sold $298.5 billion in tickets in China, the nation’s top-grossing film.

 

Dear President Xi Jinping:

This is a thank-you note from California.… read the full article

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WEIRD LOVE: You Know You Want It!!!

WEIRD LOVE, You Know You Want It!!!

WEIRD LOVE

YOU KNOW YOU WANT IT

(CRAIG YOE BOOKS)

HARDCOVER

THIS BOOK COLLECTS ISSUES:

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PUBLISHER: IDW COMICS

PAGES: 160

COLOR or B&W: COLOR

CONDITION: NEW

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(W) Joe Gill (A) Various (CA) Ogden Whitney

Your Valentine likes it hardcover…here’s the must-give book for them (or just get it for your depraved self)!  … read the full article

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20 safest cities in the world, 2015 [#15]

<Original Source>

The Economist Intelligence Unit ranked these 50 cities for overall safety in four categories.

The Economist Intelligence Unit ranked these 50 cities for overall safety in four categories.

The world is increasingly urban, a trend that’s expected to continue for decades. In the United States, at least 80 percent of the population lives in a city or suburb.

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