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Apollo 1 – The Site Of A Mission That Never Flew To Cape Canaveral
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Apollo 1 – The Site Of A Mission That Never Flew To Cape Canaveral

AS-204, was the first crewed mission of the United States Apollo program, the undertaking to land the first men on the Moon. Planned as the first low Earth orbital test of the Apollo command and service module, to launch on February 21, 1967, the mission...
Close Encounters of the Third Kind – The alien Mother Ship is being exhibited in Chantilly
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Close Encounters of the Third Kind – The alien Mother Ship is being exhibited in Chantilly

This is the model of the Mother Ship used in the filming of the movie "Close Encounters of the Third Kind", Columbia Pictures, 1977. The spaceship was conceived by Steven Spielberg. It was made by a team headed by Gregory Jein, using model train parts an...
Fantasy World – The “abandoned” theme park in Lemery
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Fantasy World – The “abandoned” theme park in Lemery

The theme park, built in 2001, it was once owned by a businessman who was forced to leave it unfinished due to financial problems. Everything now lays half finished atop a little hill. Fantasy World was designed to be the grandest theme park in the countr...
Chocolate chip cookie – The birthplace of the sweet delicacy in Whitman
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Chocolate chip cookie – The birthplace of the sweet delicacy in Whitman

In 1930, Ruth Wakefield and her husband bought a tourist lodge. When the couple opened their business, they named the establishment the Toll House Inn. Located between Boston and New Bedford and was a place where passengers ate home-cooked meals. Ruth co...
Statue de la Liberté – A faithful copy of the Statue of Liberty in Colmar
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Statue de la Liberté – A faithful copy of the Statue of Liberty in Colmar

This statue made of resin is a 12-meter high replica of the Statue of Liberty. It was sculpted to commemorate the 100th death anniversary of the sculptor Auguste Batholdi, who was born in Colmar and created the "Liberty lightening the world". The Municip...
European Union – Treaty establishing the European Community in Rome
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European Union – Treaty establishing the European Community in Rome

Under the name "Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union", it remains one of the two most important treaties in what is now the European Union. Officially the Treaty establishing the European Economic Community, brought about the creation of the Eu...
National Congress building of Brazil – The big landscape architecture in Brasília
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National Congress building of Brazil – The big landscape architecture in Brasília

The project, as with most of the city's government buildings is signed by architect Oscar Niemeyer, who gave the building a monumental character, despite the simplicity of its geometric forms. The two towers of the building count 28 floors. They ar...

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