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Karosta Prison Hotel Where Guests are Treated as Inmates

Karosta Prison in Latvia was a brutal military prison turned death camp throughout parts of the 20th Century. This is a story about Karosta Prison...

Kyshtym – The Nuclear Disaster Both the Soviets & the U.S...

On September 29, 1957, an explosion in a steel storage tank containing liquid nuclear waste led to the release of a massive 2 MCi...

Enterprising Chinese Farmers Ditch the Fields to Build Giant Transformer Robots

How’s this for entrepreneurship? In 2007, a father-and-son team from Hunan, China ditched a life-time of farm work to begin creating giant Transformer robot...

Heroic Skydiver Saves Woman’s Life After Parachute Failure

Skydiving instructor, Dave Hartsock is a hero. However he has paid dearly for his act of courage that saved another’s life. In 2009, 54-year-old Shirley...

Abandoned – The ‘Desertron’ Super Collider, Texas

In the 1980s the Department of Energy began designing what would have been the largest and most energetic particle accelerator in the world. America's Superconducting...

Book a ‘Room’ at the Homeless Experience Hotel in Gothenburg, Sweden

What better way to heighten awareness of homelessness, while at the same time raising money for a local charity? Faktum Hotels in Gothenburg, Sweden has...

The Forgotten WW1 Structures of Great Britain

Dotted all over the landscape of the U.K are memorials to Britain's wartime dead. From stone plaques in the centre of villages naming those...

Modest Hero – A blind man saves his blind neighbour from...

Jim Sherman from Grangerland, Houston is a hero. When his neighbour became trapped in a blazing house fire back in March 2006, he did...

Abandoned – The 1984 Winter Olympic Village

Unfortunately there are no shortage of Olympic villages around the world, where after the glory of the event they are left to quietly rot...
Architecture and Interior Design By Baumraum- Modern Treehouse-Around-Oak-Tree

A Modern Treehouse Built Around An Oak Tree by Baumraum

Architect Andreas Wenning of German firm baumraum is behind this particular treat, a small tree house wrapped around a large old oak tree. Built 11 meters off...