The world's first indoor, climate-controlled neighborhood is set to be built in Dubai - where else? The Mall of the World project envisions a fully air conditioned city, comprising more than 4,500,000 square metres (48 million square feet). The original plan includes eight million square feet of shopping areas, the largest indoor game park in the world with a...
This map by Udzu on Reddit shows the US versions of European capitals. No New York or New Amsterdam this time, these are cities that have exactly the same names as their European counterparts. Interestingly, there Budapest is a ghost town, but on this side of the pond... Here, even ruin pubs are bustling with life.
New Yorkers go about unaware of what's beneath their feet: cables, power pulses, information flies, and steam flows. The city’s infrastructure starts just below street level, but it doesn’t stop there. This infographic by National Geographic goes to the bottom of that infrastructure.The image above is not to scale. Click here for the scale version.
Street art does wonders.
This incredible mural by French artist collective CitéCréation is situated in Lyon, France. It was first completed in 1987, and has been updated several times since. When you see what the wall looked like before the artists started working on it, you'll truly appreciate the difference the mural has made.You can also check out the intersection on Google Street View.
In Glasgow, Scotland, there is an equestrian statue of the Duke of Wellington. Capping the statue with a traffic cone has become a traditional practice in the city, which clearly demonstrates that the local population has a sense of humor. Read the full story of Rebels vs the Empire below, it's pretty funny.Starting in the 1980's drunken revelers would...
That's a pretty funny story about the Rebels vs the Empire.