300 km/h = 186mph
These soccer fans weren't in a hurry to get back home so the police decided to give them a boost...
Lulea, Sweden is home to Facebook’s newest data center and is already handling live traffic from across the world. The center runs on locally generated hydro-electric energy along with the icy Nordic air to power and cool the masses of servers while the excess heat generated is harnessed to keep the offices warm. All equipment is also 100% renewable! Take a look inside.
Every year, artists from around the world meet in a small village in northern Sweden for a project that is known as “ICEHOTEL”. Covering 5,500 square meters of land and constructed from 2000 tonnes of ice and an additional 30 000 tonnes of “snice” (snow and ice), the hotel is the largest of its kind in the world.
Clearly the goal of the year scored by Swedish player Zlatan Ibrahimovic yesterday in the game opposing England to Sweden (4-2). By the way, he scored the 4 goals!
For nature lovers, the Treehotel in Luela, Sweden is a “must-visit” travel destination. Designed by Scandinavian architects, the concept behind the five uniquely designed ‘treerooms’ is to offer top class accommodation to visitors whilst ensuring that the hotel maintains a minimal ecological footprint. Open year round, guests can enjoy a variety of outdoor activities within a private and tranquil setting. The rooms all sleep two people and the price varies according to which room you choose to stay in, with the most expensive costing $650 per night for double occupancy.
‘Never give up’ is this guy’s way of life
The Jumbo Hostel is a hotel located inside a decommissioned Boeing 747. It is located at Arlanda Airport near Stockholm, Sweden. The jetliner was fully sanitized and its interior and decorations were conversed to comply with the standard building demands. The hotel has 27 rooms, a “cockpit suite” and a café.
The disused airfield of Byholma in Sweden became a local landmark after it was turned into the giant timber storage. Enormous piles of tree trunks 13 m (42.6 ft) high and 2 km (1.24 mi) long were built up here after the dreadful hurricane Gudrun, which brought down the big part of Sweden forests in 2005.
An operation to rescue a kitten lasted for 2 days in Gothenburg (Sweden). The frightened creature was trapped in a concrete tube (15 cm in diameter) under a store. Staff at the supermarket heard animal’s cries for help but could not reach it. Rescuers used advanced camera equipment to monitor the kitten’s life in the tube.
This is a tree hotel that is located in Sweden. The Mirrorcube is accessed by a rope bridge; accommodates two people and has a roof terrace; a living room, a bath, a small kitchenette, and a large bed; the interior has a 360 degree vies and is made from plywood; its exterior represents a camouflaged refuge; the mirror box is 4m X 4m X4m; it is built around a tree trunk, and; it’s made from light weight aluminum.
Pionen is an underground data center that belongs to the biggest Swedish internet service provider Bahnhof. It is located 30 meters under the granite rocks. It was built in a former bomb shelter, thus it can withstand a direct attack with a hydrogen bomb. Two Maybach MTU diesel engines from a submarine are responsible for backup power supply. Together they produce 1.5 megawatts of power. The entrance doors are 40 cm thick. The place is surrounded with the granite and it just mesmerizes with its beauty.
A car left behind at a disused cement factory. On the island of Gotland, Sweden.
There is an unusual little village in Sweden called Harads. The unique thing about it is its remarkable network of hotels known as Treehotels. There are currently 6 houses built on the trees. Each one has an exclusive design. In the future the owner of these hotels is planning to build 18 more treerooms to host more guests.
Europe likes King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden even though he always appears in public in such silly hats thanks to Photoshop ;)