Royal Clipper is a five-masted fully rigged tall ship used as a cruise ship that was designed by Polish naval architect Zygmunt Choren. Her design was based on the famous German ship Preussen built in 1902. Royal Clipper is listed in Guinness World Records as the largest square-rigged ship in service, with 5202 square meters of sail. The ship cruises the Mediterranean during the summer and the Caribbean during the winter.
This NYC house looks like nothing special from outside. It’s the kind of house that you can come across anywhere while walking in the city. But it is definitely one of a kind inside. For starters, the house is located in the heart of Upper East Side, New York City. 107 East 61st Street and it has a garage that can house two cars. Let’s take a closer look.
For sixteen days, from June 18 to July 3, 2016, Italy’s Lake Iseo will be reimagined. A three-kilometer walkway made of a modular floating dock system of 220,000 high-density polyethylene cubes and wrapped into shimmering yellow fabric will be stretched on the waters of this beautiful lake. The authors of the project were artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude who first conceived it together in 1970.
Big lucrative companies as Google, Dropbox, Apple and Pixar found the best way to keep their employees engaged and motivated. They serve them delicious meals and snacks. In some of these companies’ canteens and cafeterias the meals are free in some they are partially or mostly paid for by the company. But anyway, all of them look great and supra yummy. Take a look for yourself.
Roy James, 72, from the Isle of Sheppey, Kent, started to build his railway in 1990. It started off small but that “one thing lead to another” and now his collection features more than 100 trains and 400 coaches and wagons. Overall, Mr. James has spent £250,000 ($357,000) building his model railway and had to put in his garden shed because his girlfriend refuses to have it in the house.
Imgur user captaintarctica found plans of his 1960's house. The plans indicated that there should be a "Blast Shelter" somewhere there. So, after some digging he found it.
Airbus and Boeing now sell "VIP" versions of their airliners to meet the demands of the filthy rich for luxury air travel. And these VIP modifications of airliners take luxury to a new level. Here is a great example of it - a personalized Boeing 747-8. It has 444 square meters (4,786 square feet) of space lounges, a huge dining room, an office and a state room.
Donald Trump’s personal Boeing airliner, dubbed "Trump Force One" by some, will be one of the most visible symbols of his run for the Presidential chair as he’ll be jetting across America during his campaign. Trump’s Boeing 757 cost $100 million and is fully customized to his liking.
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Do you remember this little guy Richard Sandrak who had bigger abs than most of men when he was only 10? He is now a grown man and this is how he looks like today.
These photos were taken by a Russian pioneer in color photography Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky who traveled the Russian Empire between 1909 and 1912 documenting its daily life, population and architecture. A bunch of photographers wanted to recreate these historical pictures and visited the same places to make it happen.
Preparing for the Olympics is not an easy task and demands a lot of sacrifice, commitment and effort. And it makes it even harder as Team USA athletes are not financially supported by the U.S. government. Only few of them are able to get endorsement deals or pro leagues, most of them make nearly nothing. So, to put some of these financial worries away, Dick's Sporting Goods stepped up and gave hundreds of Olympic hopefuls a program to sponsor those who need it the most.
Harmony of the Seas, an Oasis-class cruise ship, was delivered last Sunday and is ready to set sail. With a gross tonnage of 227,700 GT, she is the largest cruise ship ever built, surpassing her older sisters Oasis of the Seas and Allure of the Seas by some 2,000 gross tons, as well as 2.15 metres (7.1 ft) in length. It was constructed at the Chantiers de l'Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France where thousands of people gathered to see her off and now she's on her way to Southampton, England.