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Colossal statues are statues at least three times as big as the original object which served as its inspiration. At their best, these statues are absolute masterpieces of craftsmanship and construction. Our most spectacular modern colossal statues are usually carved into mountains and rock cliffs, making it one of the most durable art forms around. Also…

There have been many changes over the last 12 years regarding what is allowed on airplanes. The horrendous events of 9/11 have essentially changed the way that airports and all public means of transportation operate. This doesn’t mean, however that some people don’t try exceedingly hard to bring certain things on a plane that they…

Gothic architecture is more than a little bit amazing. It is timeless and oftentimes breathtaking. It goes without being said that Gothic architecture was one of mankind’s most extreme expressions. The thing is you never know when or where you will run into this unique style of architecture. From American churches to grand cathedrals and even…

Not every statue is of a heroic warrior, or is a symbol of freedom, love, and hope. Sometimes, statues are just, well, bizarre. They’re the kinds of things that, if you ever learned what the sculptor was thinking about as he chiseled away, you might never sleep again.

Berlin is one of Europe’s oldest and most historic cities. It has seen more history in the past century alone than many others worldwide have in their lifetime. And while its history has been challenging, the city has persevered and become a major capital for not only 3.5 million people, but also art. There are…

With so much history in Europe, and such famous cities as Paris, Venice and so on, many great cities often get overlooked. Copenhagen is just one such city, and it deserves a lot more attention than it gets. Below are just ten of many reasons why. 10. Tivoli Gardens Located right in the centre of…

From stunning city views to magnificent natural wonders, this list will be quite a delight for your eyes.  To make it more interesting, I’ve decided to mention both man-made and natural swimming pools and ponds. 10.  Golden Energy Pool – Iridium Spa St. Regis Lhasa Resort, Tibet The number ten spot goes to the world’s…

Ireland has over 80 million diaspora worldwide.  We can’t go anywhere without hearing “Oh my God!  I’M Irish too,” followed closely by, “I’ve always wanted to go to Ireland but I never have”.  Recently, I’ve managed to convince some people I’ve met abroad to come to the famed Emerald Isle, and now I want to…

Over the past few years, people have begun to see Detroit as some sort of wasteland.  But while it is certainly in a downturn economically, it is still one of the major cultural centers in America.  Here are ten reasons why: 10.  The Fox Theater The Fox Theatre is a performing arts center in downtown Detroit,…

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