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NASA Wind Tunnel, Mountain View

NASA Wind Tunnel, Mountain View

Located in the Moffet Field area, this wind tunnel is used by NASA for many research project.
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The bridge of remembrance, christchurch

The bridge of remembrance, christchurch

The bridge of remembrance, christchurch
Rating of 507/19/2006248Google Earth Logo
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Cubehouse - Toronto, Canada

Cubehouse - Toronto, Canada

In Toronto, there exists a house/office building made of suspended cubes. It was build in 1996, each cube is 24 X 24 X 24 Feet, and has 1200 square feet of floor space. They are 42 feet from point to point.

http://www.boldts.net/album/CubeHouse.shtml

http://www.bigthings.ca/
No rating yet07/19/2006305Google Earth Logo
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Drop tower - Bremen, Germany

Drop tower - Bremen, Germany

Fallturm Bremen is a drop tower at the Center of Applied Space Technology and Microgravity at the University of Bremen in Bremen. It has a 123-meter-high drop tube (actual drop distance is 110 m), in which for 4.74 seconds (with release of the drop cap) and/or for over 9 seconds (with the use of a catapult, installed 2004) weightlessness can be produced. The entire tower, which is formed out of...
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The Befreiungshalle, Kelheim

The Befreiungshalle, Kelheim

The Befreiungshalle ("Hall of Liberation") is an historical classical monument upon Mount Michelsberg above the city of Kelheim in Bavaria, Germany.

King Louis I of Bavaria ordered the Befreiungshalle to be built in order to commemorate the victories against Napoleon during the Wars of Liberation that lasted from 1813 to 1815.

The construction was starte...
Rating of 206/29/2006353Google Earth Logo
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Defenestration Building San Francisco

Defenestration Building San Francisco

Empty warehouse turned into art project.
No rating yet06/28/2006258Google Earth Logo
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Painted Ladies

Painted Ladies

Painted ladies is the collective American vernacular term to describe Victorian houses which are usually painted in a multi-colored pastel scheme, especially in the greater San Francisco area and New Orleans.

In a more specific sense, "the Painted Ladies" are a row of such houses on Steiner Street, bordering Alamo Square park, in San Francisco. This block appears very f...
No rating yet06/24/2006404Google Earth Logo
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Eleven million dollar home

Eleven million dollar home

This home belongs to John Symond of Aussie Home Loans. Pls see http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2004/04/03/1080941723972.html?from=storyrhs for a comprehensive story on this amazing home. As at June 18 2006 the home is still not finished. It's been under construction for a few years already.
Rating of 3.57142857106/21/20062,179Google Earth Logo
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Gasometro - Porto Alegre, RS - Brasil

Gasometro - Porto Alegre, RS - Brasil

Usina do Gasometro, in Porto Alegre, RS - Brazil.
No rating yet06/20/2006301Google Earth Logo
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Hofdi House in Reykjavik

Hofdi House in Reykjavik

Location of the october 1986 summit between Presidents Reagan and Gorbachov.
No rating yet05/30/2006487Google Earth Logo
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Advanced Photon Source at Argonne National Laboratory

Advanced Photon Source at Argonne National Laboratory



Advanced Photon Source
at Argonne National Laboratory)
source : http://www.anl.gov/

Researchers from around the world use Argonne's Advanced Photon Source (APS) to see their experiments through new eyes. Source of the nation's most brilliant X-ray beams for materials science research, the APS is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Ba...
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Bibilioteca Vasconcelos - Mexico City

Bibilioteca Vasconcelos - Mexico City

Mexico City's new central library (grand opening: June 1st, 2006)

www.bibliotecavasconcelos.gob.mx
No rating yet05/23/2006322Google Earth Logo
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Zen Hospice Project

Zen Hospice Project

Hospice Ward at Laguna Honda Hospital

Page Street Guest House

Opened in 1987, the 5-bed hospice residence is a beautifully restored East Lake Victorian home distinguished by hand-stenciled walls, high ceilings, fireplaces, and a patio/garden. ZHP's trained staff and volunteers provide mindful, compassionate, and comprehensive services that encourage a relatively pr...
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Villa Savoye - Poissy, France  - Le Corbusier

Villa Savoye - Poissy, France - Le Corbusier

The Villa Savoye is considered by many to be the seminal work of the Swiss modernist architect Le Corbusier. Situated at Poissy, outside of Paris, it is one of the most recognisable architectural presentations of the International Style. Construction was substantially completed ca. 1929. The Villa Savoye was designed as a weekend country house and is situated just outside of the small villag...
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Twin Towers in Albania

Twin Towers in Albania

The Twin towers are situated in the left side of the central boulevard of Tirana. They are called Twin Towers by the people.
No rating yet05/10/2006518Google Earth Logo
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Enver Hoxhas former mausoleum

Enver Hoxhas former mausoleum

Albanian dictator from 1945 to 1985. Located in Tirana, Albania.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enver_Hoxha
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bild:Mausoleum_von_Envar_Hoxha.jpg
Rating of 105/04/2006323Google Earth Logo
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National hospital of Denmark - Rigshospitalet

National hospital of Denmark - Rigshospitalet

Or just "Riget". The biggest hospital in Denmark with 1174 beds, 7000 employees, 70000 patients a year to be hospitalized using 360000 days in bed, 40000 surgeries a year.

1994-1997 the famous danish director, Lars von Trier, made a horror about the hospital with ghosts, strange people. A must seen.
Stephen King has called it one of the best horor-movie and has wanted to m...
No rating yet05/02/2006270Google Earth Logo
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Watertower Oldenburg

Watertower Oldenburg

Watertower in Oldenburg-Donnerschwee
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The Triumphal Arch - Bucharest

The Triumphal Arch - Bucharest

Raised in Bucharest to commemorate Romania's Great War heros, "Arcul de Triumf" stands about 25 meters high. The first monument, made of wood, was erected on the same spot in 1922, being replaced in 1935 by the actual arch, built in Deva granite, by Architect Petre Antonescu, who is also the father of the Bucharest City Hall. The Triumphal Arch is conceived in classical style, followi...
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Famous places in Paris

Famous places in Paris

Here you can look at all famous places of Paris.
Rating of 3.42857142805/01/2006553Google Earth Logo
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Southend Pier - Longest Pleasure Pier in the World

Southend Pier - Longest Pleasure Pier in the World

Southend Pier is the town's historical icon as well as being the longest pleasure pier in the world, with its glorious 1.33 miles literally putting Southend on the map as well as into the record books.

Since it was built in 1830, the Pier has seen both jubilant and troubled times coupled with many changes as it has evolved to meet the trends of the passing decades of the 20th cen...
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Sun Sphere from 1982 Worlds Fair Knoxville TN

Sun Sphere from 1982 Worlds Fair Knoxville TN

The sunsphere was the theme for the 1982 World's Fair. It was featured on the Simpons episode "Bart on the Road". They said it held a vast supply of wigs. Not true. It holds......air and dust.
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John Hancock Tower

John Hancock Tower

The building known by Bostonians as the John Hancock Tower, or colloquially, the "New" Hancock Tower, is officially named Hancock Place. It is a 60-story, 790-foot-tall (241 meter) skyscraper designed by I.M. Pei and Henry N. Cobb of the firm of Pei, Cobb and Freed. It was completed in 1976. In 1977 the AIA presented Cobb with a National Honor Award for the John Hancock Tower.
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Pyongyang locations

Pyongyang locations

Locations of some of Kim Il Sungs monuments, including his birthplace and mausoleum.
Also located is the Pyongyang amusement park.
Rating of 4.504/26/2006491Google Earth Logo
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Tallest building made of bricks

Tallest building made of bricks

Mole Antonelliana, in Torino. 167.5 meters

http://www.thehighrisepages.de/hhkartei/turanton.htm
No rating yet04/26/2006346Google Earth Logo
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