Jitu Raiyan

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New York’s Touristy New Public Space is a Giant Endless Staircase

Where the High Line ends and Midtown begins you will find Hudson Yards, the largest private real estate development in US history. The extraordinary centerpiece of Hudson Yards is its spiral staircase, a soaring new landmark meant to be climbed. This interactive design piece was imagined by Thomas Heatherwick and Heatherwick Studio as a focal point where people …

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A Thermometer Just Broke At -62°C (-80°F) In The World’s Coldest Village, And The Photos Are Breathtaking

Welcome to Oymyakon, a village where students are expected to attend class till temperatures reach minus -52°C (-62°F). The remote Siberian village is considered to be the coldest permanently inhabited settlement in the world, and it has just plummeted into a -62°C (-80°F) winter, making our daily complaints about the weather sound rather silly. We …

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I Went On A Trip to El Alto, Bolivia, And Discovered A New Style Of Architecture

I went to El Alto, a satellite city of La Paz in the Andean Plateau, which is over 4000 meters high, and I found something you couldn’t expect! In this new born city, where the architecture is characterized by a strong use of exposed brick, Aymara natives, coming from the countryside, are now part of …

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The Life of a Finnish Island as Told Through the Seasons

Jani Ylinampa is a Finnish photographer that has built a steadily growing following on Instagram and Facebook for his breathtaking landscape photography. The artist’s work is focused primarily around his home region of Finnish Lapland where he captures the region’s natural beauty as well as the incredible Northern Lights. In this seasonal series, Jani uses a drone to document the …

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Setting Sun Turns Ice Cave in Iceland Into Amber

Travel photographer Sarah Bethea captured this breathtaking photo last winter in Iceland of a setting sun’s golden rays entering an ice cave and turning a section of the cave’s ice amber. The picture was taken at the Treasure Island Caves which is located on the Vatnajökull glacier. To see more of Sarah’s amazing travel photography, check her …

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Here’s How This Couple Makes Money While Traveling the World Full Time

Dianne Minardi has always had the urge to travel. She credits her parents for inspiring her wanderlust — when she was really young, her parents uprooted her and their five other children on a whim to an American Air Force base on a Pacific island called Kwajelein for three years. The spirit for travel stayed with …

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Dubai mandates that all new buildings be 25% 3D printed by 2025

Follow my blog with Bloglovin The city, which has been criticized for human rights abuses of migrant construction workers, believes the technology could reduce the workforce by 70%. According to the World Economic Forum, Dubai wants 25% of every new building to be 3D printed within the next seven years. The Dubai Future Foundation, an organization …

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World Map of Oceans and Shorelines

According to the USGS, about 71% of the Earth’s surface is water-covered with oceans holding about 96.5% of all Earth’s water. This inspired a series of maps in 1942 by oceanographer and geophysicist Athelstan Frederick Spilhaus which can be found in his book: Atlas of the World with Geophysical Boundaries Showing Oceans, Continents and Tectonic Plates in …

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When You Look Over and See 3 Fellow Instagram Boyfriends

A self-professed ‘Instagram boyfriend’ took this candid shot when he noticed 3 fellow Instagram boyfriends taking a similar shot at Thailand’s famous Maya Bay; made popular from the film The Beach starring Leonardo Dicaprio. Located near the Thai island of Koh Phi Phi Leh, the beach was actually closed for four months starting in June in a bid to …

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