When you think of a vacation in Germany you don’t imagine palm tree’s and sunny beaches, but now you may just have to. The Tropical Islands resort pictured below is housed within the largest free-standing hall in the world near Berlin in Germany. The space inside measures around 66,000 square metres and is so tall […]
The Illustrated London News published intricate artwork on its front covers for more than 160 years, this included historic moments in British history such as royal ceremonies and the Great War – boasting as many as 300,000 readers. The works were by famous artists such as Terence Cuneo, Fortunino Matania and Bryan de Grineau.
Its something we see in sci-fi movies like Judge Dredd and Star Wars, megacities with towering, multi-purpose skyscrapers. This could however soon become a reality. Entitled the ‘Endless City’ project it would see a giant 300m skyscraper built in London with its own complete ecosystem. The building would consist of intertwining ramps leading through business, […]
Images have surfaced online oh what is reportedly new Stormtrooper Helmets for the upcoming geek fest Star Wars EPisode 7. Given that Episode VII is set 30 years after Return of the Jedi, the spacecraft, uniforms and gadgets it features will all surely get an update as technology advances in the fictional universe, and while the Stormtroopers […]
As you will have all heard by now, the comedic genius Robin Williams committed suicide on August 11th following a long struggle with depression. Here was a childhood hero of mine and millions of others, being brought up with films like Mrs Doubtfire, Jumanji, Flubber, Aladdin and Hook. The world already seems a lot darker […]
To commemorate the World War One Centenary across the United kingdom (and Commonwealth) there have been various poignant events to remember the fallen. One hundred years ago on the 4th August 1914 Germany declared war on Russia, thereby putting into motion events that would ultimately devastate Europe – the United Kingdom commemorated this day with […]
Royals and world leaders have gathered for ceremonies marking 100 years since Britain joined World War One. The Prince of Wales and David Cameron attended a service in Glasgow, while the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are in Belgium with many heads of state. At a ceremony in Liege, Prince William paid tribute to the […]