If you are in Buenos Aires, you might want to drop by in Barrio Norte. This is where one of the most stunning bookstores in the world, the El Ateneo Grand Splendid, can be found. The bookstore is built within the almost century-old Grand Splendid Theatre, which opened in 1919. Since then the place has undergone a few transformations. At some point, it was converted into a movie theater, and in 2000, it was converted into the El Ateneo Grand Splendid bookstore. In 2008, El Ateneo Grand Splendid was named the second most beautiful bookstores in the world by The Guardian.
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.
Let’s take a look at it.