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The Lord of the Rings – The Hobbiton movie Set in Matamata
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The Lord of the Rings – The Hobbiton movie Set in Matamata

When Peter Jackson began to look for suitable locations for The Lord of the Rings film series, he first saw the family run farm, Alexander Farm in 1998 and concluded that the area was "like a slice of ancient England". The Alexander family moved to the 1,...
Frederiksborg Castle – The palatial complex in Hillerød
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Frederiksborg Castle – The palatial complex in Hillerød

A palatial complex was built as a royal residence for King Christian IV of Denmark-Norway in the early 17th century, replacing an older castle acquired by Frederick II and becoming the largest Renaissance residence in Scandinavia. After a serious fire in...
Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay – The birthplace of Bengali novelist in Debanandapur
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Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay – The birthplace of Bengali novelist in Debanandapur

The most popular novelist in the Bengali language. His notable works include Devdas, Srikanto, Choritrohin, Parineeta, Grihadaha. Most of his works deal with the lifestyle, tragedy and struggle of the village people and the contemporary social practices t...
Cristo Velato – The Veiled Christ sculpture is being exhibited in Naples
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Cristo Velato – The Veiled Christ sculpture is being exhibited in Naples

A 1753 marble sculpture by Giuseppe Sanmartino exhibited in the Cappella Sansevero. Veiled Christ is considered one of the world's most remarkable sculptures, and legendarily thought to have been created by alchemy. Veiled Christ's production was origina...
Cream recorded the “White Room” in New York
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Cream recorded the “White Room” in New York

A song by British rock band Cream, composed by bassist Jack Bruce with lyrics by poet Pete Brown. They recorded it for the studio half of the 1968 double album Wheels of Fire. Jack Bruce sang and played bass on the song, Eric Clapton overdubbed guitar pa...
Linzi Football Museum – The history of football before the football in Zibo
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Linzi Football Museum – The history of football before the football in Zibo

Cuju an ancient Chinese football game, is the very earliest form of football. It is a competitive game that involves kicking a ball through an opening into a net. The use of hands is not allowed. Invented in the Han dynasty, it is recognized by FIFA as th...
Las Pozas – The surrealistic group of structures in Xilitla
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Las Pozas – The surrealistic group of structures in Xilitla

Created by Edward James, more than 610 above sea level, in a subtropical rainforest in the mountains of Mexico. It includes more than 80 acres of natural waterfalls and pools interlaced with towering surrealist sculptures in concrete. Las Pozas is ...
Spoonmaker’s Diamond – The Legendary Diamond is being exhibited in Istanbul
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Spoonmaker’s Diamond – The Legendary Diamond is being exhibited in Istanbul

An 86 carat pear-shaped diamond in the Imperial Treasury exhibitions at the Topkapi Palace Museum and its most valuable single exhibit. It is considered the fourth largest diamond of its kind in the world. Set in silver, surrounded by a double row of 49 ...
Sun Temple – The Hindu temple in Modhera
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Sun Temple – The Hindu temple in Modhera

Temple dedicated to the solar deity Surya, was built after 1026-27 CE during the reign of Bhima I of the Chaulukya dynasty. No worship is offered now and is protected monument maintained by Archaeological Survey of India. The temple complex has three com...
Haludovo Palace  – The abandoned resort hotel in Malinska
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Haludovo Palace – The abandoned resort hotel in Malinska

The hotel was built in 1971. The founder of Penthouse magazine, invested million US dollars in the project and officially opened the Penthouse Adriatic Club casino located in the hotel in 1972. However, the casino went bankrupt the following year and was ...
Statue of Liberty – The construction site of the famous statue in Paris
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Statue of Liberty – The construction site of the famous statue in Paris

The copper statue, a gift from the people of France to the people of the United States, was designed by French sculptor Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi and its metal framework was built by Gustave Eiffel. Bartholdi was inspired by a French law professor and p...
Chernobyl disaster – The criticality nuclear energy accident in Pripyat
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Chernobyl disaster – The criticality nuclear energy accident in Pripyat

A nuclear energy accident that occurred on Saturday 26 April 1986, at the No. 4 reactor in the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. The accident started during a safety test on an RBMK-type nuclear reactor, which was commonly used throughout the Soviet Union. ...

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