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Ski Bathroom

September 12th 2011 02:24
Once you get past the initial push, it's all downhill from there!

ski snow themed bathroom

Now leeaannn forward, and bend those knees!


Speed of Urban Development

April 20th 2011 01:39
As reported on the WebUrbanist, in cities such as Dubai, Las Vegas or Shanghai the rate of change over recent decades has been jaw-dropping.
Below are some incredible contrasts which demonstrate the varying landscapes. Read the original article here.

change in Shanghai
Shanghai, China – 1990 and 2010

rate of change in Dubai
Dubai - 1990 and 2003

Las Vegas, desert to mega city
Las Vegas, Nevada – 1954 and 2009

how Tokyo has changed
Tokyo, Japan – 1960s and 2010

fastest growing city in the world. Shenzhen, China
Shenzhen, China. The fastest growing city in the world.

America’s Most Haunted Hotels

December 1st 2010 01:42
As reported on Like/Me Daily, there are various hotels across the USA whose main drawcard are former guests that have decided to spend their time in the afterlife walking the halls. Below are some such hotels with their stories. Read the full article here.

worlds most haunted hotels
Hotel del Coronado. San Diego, CA
A beautiful hotel with a classic and enduring ghost story: a woman named Kate Morgan checked into the hotel under an assumed name, and planned to meet her husband, a doctor, who intended to give her medicine for her stomach cancer. She was found dead on the steps leading to the ocean, shot to death. It was ruled a suicide, but was it? Whoever shot her, it’s Kate Morgan who’s decided never to leave the Hotel. She’s become almost as much a draw as the hotel itself.

haunted hotels of the world
The Stanley. Estes Park, CO
There’s a reason that Stephen King based his book The Shining on this hotel—because it’s seriously frikkin’ haunted. No, there’s no “red-rum” room, but there are ghostly children playing on the 4th floor, someone playing the piano in the ballroom when no one is there, and a spirit-thief who appears at the bedsides of guests, and sometimes steals their jewellery and other valuables. Of course, that last one might just be housekeeping.

hotels with ghosts
Hay-Adams Hotel. Washington D.C
With all apologies to Casper, ghosts aren’t generally thought of as friendly. But the Hay-Adams Hotel ghost really sort of is, since one of the things that the spirit has been known to do is hug people. The ghost is thought to be that of Clover Adams, a woman who lived in one of the mansions that once made up the hotel, and committed suicide…or was murdered. Either way, she’s still around. And possibly looking for a hug.

Hotel Congress and its ghosts
Hotel Congress. Tucson, AZ
The Hotel Congress is a legendary hotel in Tucson, most notable for being the place where John Dillinger stayed for a time, and he and his gang were apprehended. But it’s also where a man in a pinstriped suit stares out of a second-story window, and where a woman in room 242 shot herself and still lingers.

Al Capone, congress hotel
Congress Plaza Hotel. Chicago
None other than Al Capone used to use this famous Chicago hotel as headquarters—and he just might be one of the folks who refuse to leave. Maybe he’s one of the partiers in the ballroom downstairs who are heard to be celebrating yet again. Or maybe he’s that shadow looming in the secret passageways Capone had dug under the hotel, for quick getaways. Makes you wonder just who’s still wearing concrete shoes out there in Lake Michigan.


Best Haunted Houses In America

November 22nd 2010 01:21
As reported on the Reader's Digest Steve Kopelman, a 27-year haunted house veteran and owner of, shared his top list of spooky residences across the USA.

haunted houses
Terror Behind the Walls at Eastern State Penitentiary (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Built as a haunted house inside a state prison, this lost world of crumbling cellblocks and empty guard towers stands behind the Eastern State Penitentiary’s massive 30-foot high walls. This is home to Terror Behind the Walls, ranked the “Number 1 Haunted House in the U.S.” by AOL City Guide, and labelled “perfect for Halloween” by the New York Times.

haunted houses of America
Haunting On the Hill (Patterson, New York)
A local favourite, this emotional rollercoaster takes you through a hayride and haunted village of unique and never-seen-before scares. In its seventh year, the Haunting on the Hill offers a hayride, a general store, a schoolhouse and even a creepy hotel. Well known for its Bones of Jones attraction, actors strive to terrorize every visitor.

scary attractions
Thrillvania (Terrell, Texas)
Located 20 miles east of Dallas, Thrillvania is one of the most decorated haunted attractions in the world. Spread out over 50 acres featuring eight attractions, Thrillvania frightens more than 20,000 visitors a year. The cornerstone of this fear farm is Verdun Manor, a two-story haunted house originally designed by Disney Imagineers and said to boast more props per square foot than any other haunted house in the country.

thrill and fear tourist attractions
Woods of Terror (Greensboro, North Carolina)
What began as a mere haunted trail 19 years ago is now one of the top-ranked haunted attractions in the country. Some 20,000 visitors a year pay to roam 20 acres of pure terror while seeking the ultimate adrenaline rush: fear.

haunted house attractions
The Terrorfest (Columbus, Ohio)
Formerly the critically-acclaimed “House of Nightmares” haunted house, the Terrorfest has undergone a fear facelift. With a new terror-filled theme, diabolically-detailed sets, state of the art effects and a core of more than 60 dedicated actors, this attraction brings haunting to a new level.

Construction Fails

September 6th 2010 01:24
Architects, construction workers and other tradesman have produced many amazing and wonderful structures overtime. But as points out, they too are only human. Below are some impressive construction failures. View the full set here.

Construction Fails - upside down house
The Upside Down House

Epic construction failures
How To Deal WIth Naughty Children

building fails. Pole in driveway.
This is why you should never annoy the electric company.

tradesman fail - security camera
I wonder if that monitor is displaying the security camera footage?

epic fail. duct tape wing
There are only two tools a tradesman ever really needs. If it should move but doesn't, use WD40. If it shouldn't move but does, use duct tape!

Largest Swimming Pool in the World

March 25th 2009 06:56
world's largest swimming pool. Chile
San Alfonso del Mar resort in Chile.
The world's biggest pool is located at the San Alfonso del Mar resort in the central coast of Chile. This man made lagoon is 1,000 metres long and 19 acres in size.
Sailing on the world's largest man made pool
Sailing and other water sports are available.

It holds the Guinness world record as the largest in the world

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Gold Bullion

November 5th 2008 01:25
Have you ever wondered what $US 5 billion in pure gold looks like?
Wonder no more!
What sort of security would they have in a place like this?

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The Rolling Bridge in London

October 10th 2008 11:22
The Rolling Bridge is a curling bridge built in 2004 as part of the Grand Union Canal office & retail development project at Paddington Basin, London.
When extended, the bridge looks like an ordinary footbridge, however to allow a boat to pass it can curl up into a ball where all its sides touch.
Thanks to for these images of the London Rolling Bridge

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Unsafe Bridge

October 8th 2008 02:39
This is not the safest looking bridge, and not the most stable looking support.
If you had to drive over it, would you move very slowly or very fast?

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Amusement Park With a Difference

August 8th 2008 02:48
Insanity the ride. Stratosphere hotel Las Vegas

On top of the Stratosphere Hotel in Las Vegas you will find the highest thrill rides in the world. Including Insanity which dangles you over the edge (900 ft, 274m above the ground) and then spins you around at high speed.
Highest amusement park in the world - Stratosphere Hotel Las Vegas

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Amazing Houses

February 11th 2008 11:20
Could you go to sleep at night and not wonder if these houses would be there the next morning ?

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RMF FM was one of the first commercial radio stations in Poland. RMF FM started broadcasting on 15 January 1990 in Cracow. (Krakow). It is currently the most popular Polish radio station.

RMF FM have just built new futuristic looking headquarters which inside and out look like something out of science fiction. Check it out below

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Tenants From Hell

January 16th 2007 05:42
Every landlord has nightmares about tenants like this. Most of us couldn't imagine living this way, but it does happen.

Bad tenants - Disgusting kitchen

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World's Deepest Swimming Pool

December 14th 2006 03:47
Nemo 33 is a recreational diving center in Brussels, Belgium that is home to the world's deepest swimming pool. The pool itself consists of a submerged structure with flat platforms at various depth levels. The pool has two large flat-bottomed areas at depth levels of 5m (16 ft) and 10m (32 ft), and a large circular pit descending to a depth of 33m (108 ft). It is filled with 2,500,000 litres of non-chlorinated, highly filtered spring water maintained at 30°C (86°F) and contains several simulated underwater caves at the 10m depth level. There are numerous underwater windows that allow outside visitors to look into the pools at various depths. The complex was designed by Belgian diving expert John Beernaerts as a multi-purpose diving instruction, recreational, and film production facility, and opened in 2004.

Below are some pictures of Nemo 33, more can be seen here
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