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In Dublin, Ireland, stands an estate reminiscent of old folklore, complete with its own dragon! Of course, dragons are mythical creatures, so this home only has a dragon made of steel which acts as its gatekeeper. The property, known at Harlech House, was originally built in 1798 by a Welsh immigrant. […]

Mythical Dragon Gate Protects Home


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British researchers have proposed a new theory for the origins of Stonehenge: It may have started as a giant burial ground for elite families around 3,000 B.C. New studies of cremated human remains excavated from the site suggest that about 500 years before the Stonehenge we know today was built, […]

Stonehenge Was Ancient Graveyard, Researchers Say


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Looking at the amazing Catalonian city from above reveals it’s structure and order, it looks like a chess board. The city is made of perfect square blocks of buildings. The square blocks and the triangle shape roads that lead to center, create an exclusive look and a way to know where you are, walking among the beautiful buildings. You […]

Discover Barcelona From The Sky To The Ground



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Located in Gansu Province, China, Maijishan Grottoes is an amazing example of ancient rock cave architecture consisting of more than 7,000 Buddhist sculptures and about 1000 square meters of murals. Maijishan Grottoes means wheat stack mountain, it is 142 meters high. Maijishan is a few miles south of the Silk […]

The Maijishan Grottoes — masterpiece of cave architecture


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Predjama Castle is a Renaissance castle woven within a cave mouth in southwestern Slovenia. It was built in the Gothic style and first mentioned in 1274. It is truly an architectural masterpiece. The structure was constructed under a natural rocky arch high in the stone wall to prevent easy access. […]

Predjama Castle (built within a cave) – Slovenia




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This giant tornado of piggybacked men is an installation by Korean artist Do Ho Suh that is currently on display at Western Washington University (photographs above depict it in alternate configurations). Via Western: “‘Cause & Effect’ evokes a vicious tornado. This vast ceiling installation is a composition of densely hung strands that anchor […]

A Vortex of Little Orange Men – Do Ho Suh’s ...


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Located in the state of Veracruz, El Tajin was at its height from the early 9th to the early 13th century. It became the most important centre in north-east Mesoamerica after the fall of the Teotihuacan Empire. Its cultural influence extended all along the Gulf and penetrated into the Maya […]

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This 157 meter high building named “Ring of Life” cost around a hundred million RMB ($16 million USD) and used 3,000 tons of steel, but is it really a piece of architecture or are China expecting some visitors? As always you decide. CRIENGLISH.com reports an internet user recently posted a photo […]

Has China Built A Stargate? The Ring Of Life



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There are three caves situated on and around Nagarjuna Hill: the Vadathi-ka-Kubha, the Vapiya-ka-Kubha, and the Gopi-ka-Kubha. I was very pleased to have the chance to visit all three of them on this visit, and I hoped that they would provide new clues to the story of ‘A Passage To […]

The Barabar Caves : The caves at Nagarjuna Hill


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More than a mile underground in an Ontario mine is the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory. The detector is located in the largest man made underground cavity in the world: a barrel 108 feet deep and 72 feet across forming a chamber roughly the size of a 10 story building. The entire […]

Sudbury Neutrino Observatory – A neutrino detector built into the ...


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“Men fear time,” the old saying used to go, “but time fears the Sphinx.” That famous statue and Egypt’s Great Pyramid before which it has reclined for thousands of years have been long regarded as the most ancient monumental structures on Earth. Indeed, their late 20th century reappraisals indicated that they […]

Mankind’s Cradle of Civilisation Found in Java?




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David Latimer first planted his bottle garden in 1960 and last watered it in 1972 before tightly sealing it shut ‘as an experiment’ The hardy spiderworts plant inside has grown to fill the 10-gallon container by surviving entirely on recycled air, nutrients and water Gardeners’ Question Time expert says it […]

Thriving since 1960, my garden in a bottle: Seedling sealed ...


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A sprawling Native American metropolis which lay hidden beneath a modern city for a millennium has been uncovered.                                                               Click on […]

The lost city of Cahokia: Archaeologists uncover Native Americans’ sprawling ...





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Trakiyskoto sanctuary Eagle Rocks is located in the Eastern Rhodopes , about 3 km. south of Ardino and 30 km. west of Kardzhali. This monument of the ancient Thracian culture is unique for Bulgaria and is one of the emblematic places, revealing part of the life of the rock people. […]

Eagle Rocks Sanctuary – a monument of ancient culture



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The Voice of Russia and other Russian sources are reporting that a 300 million year old piece of aluminum machinery has been found in Vladivostok. Experts say a gear rail appears to be manufactured and not the result of natural forces. According to Yulia Zamanskaya, when a resident of Vladivostok […]

300 Million Year Old Machinery Found In Russia, Experts Say ...


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Devil’s Bridge is a name given to dozens of ancient bridges, found primarily in Europe.  Each of the Devil’s Bridges has a corresponding devil-related myth or folktale. Devil’s Bridge in Bulgaria legend says that the devil is ordered to make a bridge with its image. Here are some of the legends […]

Devil’s Bridge legends –


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Monte Accoddi, is an important archaeological site attributed to culture-Abealzu Filigosa prenuragic Sardinia – the prehistoric period. For the concentration of different construction types, the memorial is still considered unique not only in Europe but throughout the Mediterranean, so singular as to be called a ziggurat. as a runway for […]

Interesting sites to visit in Sardinia