Posted on 12 October 2012
A hotel for the dead is now open in Japan. The Japanese whose relatives passed away can now send the corpses for an overnight stay in Lastel Hotel in Yokohama. Since they have to wait for a crematorium oven for at least 4 days, they prefer to use half-way morgues such as Lastel rather than [...]
Posted on 01 October 2012
Mt. Huashan is known for its dangerous cliffs. One cliff seems to be more dangerous than the last one. Mt. Huashan is located on the South Peak, which is one of the most dangerous cliffs to climb.
Posted on 12 September 2012
Severe floods in Australia forced armies of spiders to move to higher grounds covering everything with their webs. Take a look.
Posted on 23 August 2012
The term “jam-packed” only approximately describes what some railroad stations and trains in India look like on weekends. Take a look.
Posted on 16 August 2012
The Chinese city of Zhuzhou, the second largest in the province of Hunan, is being pressed under the tremendous pressure of growth. Home to many a manufactory and textile mill, residents are seeking new ways to live close to work while preserving the spaciousness of the countryside. Thus, these wonderful photos of McMansion-style housing atop [...]
Posted on 19 July 2012
Teetering a thousand feet above jagged rock faces in the Alps, this is the world’s scariest hostel. The white and red metal tube is designed to hold up to 12 weary climbers crossing the deadly Mont Blanc mountain range in Italy. It includes wooden bunk beds, a kitchen, dining room, storage racks and a living [...]
Posted on 24 May 2012
Located at 120 West 29th Street in the Chelsea neighbourhood of New York City, this 1,800-square foot steampunk themed apartment is the type of place you definitely check out if they have an open house. For those not in NYC we can only ogle at the gallery below.
Posted on 13 May 2012
The western Austrian village of Terfens has unveiled a house that is literally upside down, both on the inside and out. The house was designed by two Polish architects, Irek Glowacki and Marek Rozhanski, and is meant to be a tourist attraction.