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10 of the Smallest Inhabited Islands in the World

People from time immemorial was peculiar to protect their homes from the outside world – fences, walls, moats. Some simply chose to build remote places, such as rocks, logs and islands, surrounded by a lake, river or even the ocean. Below is a list of the most tiny, but very picturesque inhabited islands of the world.

1. Island Lake Constance, Slovenia

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Eco-House With 150 Trees Protects Residents From Air And Noise Pollution

The house also has many other green features concerning thermal isolation and energy conservation, down to a rainwater collection system that is then used to water the plants. So while it’s not an arcology, it’s still a very nice and ecological place to live. I personally like the coloring and steel beams. It’s looks like an overgrown building, yet with none of the implied decay and structural instability.

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Ingenious Tiny Homes That Will Inspire You To Live Small

These small houses will really make you question whether you need all that space. The recent tiny house movement appeals to people because it is an economical, but also sustainable and minimal way to live. Many people choose to take their home into their own hands and build these tiny dwellings themselves. Gaze at these examples of homeowners’ personal tiny homes for real-life success stories of creative ways to live small in style. They might even inspire you to build your own tiny house, or at least live more simply. Thanks for visiting us today, and I hope you enjoyed the tiny homes.

 Japanese Forest House

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Photographer Uses Sugar, Cotton, Feathers and Chocolate to Construct Stunning Landscapes

Matthew Albanese is a fine art photographer from New Jersey who specializes in creating and photographing miniatures from common household objects and materials. “New Life I”    (pictured above)  was constructed using painted parchment paper, thread, hand dyed ostrich feathers, carved chocolate, wire, raffia, masking tape, coffee, synthetic potting moss and cotton.

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The 15 Castles Built for Love

Castles built by love seem like both. There are many examples of architecture built for love, but to celebrate Valentine’s Day we wanted to hone in on castles love built. While this amazing architecture seems like something out of a fairy tale, and a wonderfully romantic way to say I Will Always Love You, not all end with happily ever after. The irony is that almost all of these grand displays of love ended in tragedy.

The inside and outlying buildings are primarily built of red sandstone. The architectural styles of the Taj Mahal include Indian, Islamic and Persian, but the main reason for the entire “castle” is the tomb and repeating mantra of love lost.

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Edges of the World … Extreme Life

A small percentage of people live by the unwritten rule of extremes. All of which is an impossible for these people is normal. Locations are extreme, whether they are the thin edge of the cliff, the desert or the tallest skyscraper of the world everything is extremely attracted to adrenaline junkies.

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Hotel Banyan Tree Ungasan in Bali

Banyan Tree Ungasan hotel is located on the southern island province of Bali in Indonesia. Built on the edge of a cliff 70 meters above the Indian Ocean, the hotel is conceived as a symbiosis of old and new, ancient and modern. Outwardly, it resembles a traditional Balinese village and designed so that the maximum open an unprecedented view of the ocean.

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Ice Hotel de Glace in Quebec

Located just 10 minutes from downtown Quebec City, Canada, Hôtel de Glace is one of the mandatory winter attractions of the city. It opened in 2001 and since then it has been visited more than half a million people. Huge ice caves decorated with beautiful sculptures and offers sleep in sleeping bags. The cost of living in the Hôtel de Glace starts at $ 219 per person per night.

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Top 10 Abandoned Swimming Pools

 An abandoned swimming pool is kind of like a fish out of water in that, well, both are out of water. As far as pools go, their dry and empty aspect makes them seem exposed, naked, incomplete and bereft of purpose. Left high, dry and drained of liquid assets, these 12 abandoned swimming pools expose their bottoms for all to see. As one might expect, it’s not always a pretty sight.

Abandoned Pool – Gurzuf, Ukraine

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Journey To The Heart of The Concrete Jungle

The young German photographer Matthias Hacker  likes to take pictures of not only nature, but as the saying goes “concrete jungle.” Let’s look at his work over the last couple of years. Colorful and mysterious.

Dresden (Germany)

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