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The discoveries of the amazing human mind has no ending. Many years of human evolution has so many little pieces which we will try to put them in order.

Dunnottar Castle: Medieval Fortress, Scotland

Scotland has some magnificently located castles. Think no further than Stirling Castle or Edinburgh Castle, both built on top of rocks that allow them to dominate the landscape for miles around. But if we had to pick just one to trust with our lives in a time of great danger then it would without any doubt be Dunnottar Castle. No other Scottish castle comes close in terms of a [...]

By | 2017-09-18T18:06:49+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Constructions, Medieval|0 Comments

Popeye Village: Anchor Bay, Malta

Popeye Village at Malta was originally the set of the film Popeye. Construction of the film set commenced in 1979 and took 7 months to complete. After filming was completed the set remained and was later transformed into the amusement park Popeye Village. It was designed by Danish architect Hans Munk Hansen. It is made of modernist and post-war buildings and pathways. Popeye Village is the perfect place for [...]

By | 2017-09-18T09:12:41+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Constructions|0 Comments

Hashima Island: Japan Ghost Island

The small island of Hashima was once bustling with a community of 5000 people, who lived alongside the mines they worked. Abandoned in the 1970s, the island and its buildings had been left to the elements. But calls for its preservation, a cameo role in a Bond movie, and Unesco recognition have all helped make this once-forgotten isle a now popular, ghostly attraction. From abandoned mines to Unesco heritage [...]

By | 2017-09-16T14:57:36+00:00 September 16th, 2017|Constructions, Historical Mysteries|0 Comments

The Cave Of Three Bridges in Tannourine, Lebanon

The Baatara Gorge Waterfall is easily one of the most beautiful sights on earth. This incredible waterfall flows through the Three Bridge Chasm, an amazing vision on its own. Located in Tannourine, Lebanon, this natural feat has been a masterpiece in the making for millions of years. After winter, when Mount Lebanon begins to melt, the ice turns to water and floods down into these cliffs, creating a waterfall [...]

By | 2017-09-13T10:46:34+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Discoveries|0 Comments

Uninhabited Island in Southwest Florida

For many years, these bizarre buildings on the isolated southern tip of Marco Island in Cape Romano, Florida, were a bit of a mystery. Some locals and abandoned explorers thought it might have been the community home belonging to a secret cult while other rumors went as far as claiming they had been left behind by extra-terrestrials. Today the domes are being claimed by the sea, marching inches further [...]

By | 2017-08-31T09:17:54+00:00 August 21st, 2017|Constructions|1 Comment

Ilha de Queimada Grande: Snake Island of Brazil

Off the shore of Brazil, almost 93 miles away from São Paulo downtown, is Ilha de Queimada Grande, also known as “Snake Island.” The Ilha de Queimada Grande island is untouched by human developers, and for very good reason. Researchers estimate that on the island live between one and five snakes per square meter. The snakes live on the many migratory birds (enough to keep the snake density remarkably [...]

By | 2017-09-04T07:53:33+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Discoveries|0 Comments

The Panama Canal: Mega Constructions

Following the failure of a French construction team in the 1880s, the United States commenced building a canal across a 50-mile stretch of the Panama isthmus in 1904. The project was helped by the elimination of disease-carrying mosquitoes, while chief engineer John Stevens devised innovative techniques and spurred the crucial redesign from a sea-level to a lock canal. His successor, Lt. Col. George Washington Goethals, stepped up excavation efforts [...]

By | 2017-09-04T11:47:10+00:00 June 10th, 2017|Constructions|0 Comments

Invention of the Wheels: Famous Inventions

We cannot imagine our lives without any kind of movement. Similarly, as we move from one place to another, either the inanimate objects are forced to move or they have some inbuilt machine. Wheels are the most ancient discovery for humankind. The wheel on a kid's car, the different sizes, and shapes that we can see around us are always a matter of joy for many. However, none of [...]

By | 2017-09-05T09:21:01+00:00 June 1st, 2017|Discoveries|0 Comments

Berlin Flak Towers Mega Constructions of World War II

The Berlin flak towers were the first of several anti-aircraft gun towers ordered to be built by Adolf Hitler. When the British Royal Air Force bombers raided Berlin, Germany on 25 Aug 1940, which caused much embarrassment to the German leadership. One of them was the Berlin Zoo Flak Tower Professor Friedrich Tamms, the chief architect, submitted the final design for Hitler's approval in Mar 1941, and the Berlin Zoo [...]

By | 2017-09-10T17:33:41+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Constructions, World War II|0 Comments

Seven Wonders of the World: The Temple of Artemis

1100 A.D.: A troop of Crusaders stops at a muddy little village in Asia Minor. Their leader looks around. Confused he dismounts. This place is not what he expected. He read the ancient texts that this was a large seaport with many ships docked in its bay. It isn't. The sea is almost three miles away. The village is located in a swamp. There are no ships to be seen. [...]

By | 2017-02-26T18:52:57+00:00 February 26th, 2017|Ancient Times, Constructions|0 Comments

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