Eiffel Tower in Paris, Charles Bridge of Prague or Big Ben of London. To name the major landmarks of these cities is not difficult. But to guess the name of the city by the skyline, specially when taken early in the morning or at around sunset, might be bit more of a challenge. How many correct answers would you get?

Amusing Signs

Signs, that we see on a day to day basis are something we are accustomed to and even find some of them boring.  And then there are signs which come with an amusing or a hidden meaning, entirely unintended.  Add to that, human creativity and advertisements and we see some fun begin. Check out these funny signs.

Less details, less distractions – this could be the description of the following photo gallery. Photos, which do not divert attention with too many details. The minimal use of objects as supporting pillars tell the story.

There are words that have been adopted by the dictionary while their origins are closely linked to movies, some of which were based on books. Today‘s quiz will be dedicated to words describing movies which you shall find  at the same place on Friday as our usual weekend movie picks.

In today's photogallery we will take a somewhat eerie tour and visit ghost towns around the world. The reasons why people abandon their homes are different in every case, but the places always carry messages from their last inhabitants.

To describe the shape of a tree really is a task for a child in the kindergarten. What happens when the usual description does not fit? That is the situation with the most unusual looking trees around the world. Check them out.

90s of last century was replete with new dances. Video clips were shot in abundance and almost everyone would copy the movements successfully and dance at the discos. However, there were a few dances that became iconic. Here they are:

The chance to own a house of one’s own is an unreachable dream for many people, especially in cities, but not just in large urban areas. To say good-bye to standardised accommodation may be a necessary first step along with a willingness to reduce living space quite dramatically. From camper vans and mobile homes through small log cabins, cottages and garden houses, even exploring the traditional accommodation of nomads – these and more are inspirational options for owning a home.

It all started in a very ordinary way – lightning struck siliceous sand, and the result was a fulgurite – a predecessor of today´s glass. That extremely simplified version of glass manufacturing does, however, include the essentials. The process of melting and the subsequent cooling of the enamel does correspond with the original substance. The production of glass is an appealing craft with a process that is worth seeing – check out our photoproject.

Are you one of those people who cannot pass by a candy shop without stopping? And what´s more, in the end you go home with a vast variety of colourful sweets? Then you are in the right place. While the exhibition of sweets is simply irresistible, the manufacturing of sweets is a fascinating and satisfying process. Watch these videos to see how different sweets are / or were made.

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