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Jason deCaires Taylor is behind the calciferous creations found at Museo Atlantico, the only underwater museum in Europe in the Canary Islands. The Playa Blanca portfolio opened in 2016 approximately 40 feet below the surface in the Bahía de Las Coloradas off the south coast Continue Reading

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Built by members of The Phoenix Astronomy Society, is a modern adaptation of the Stonehenge ruins on the Salisbury Plain of England. The henge, opened on 12 February 2005 by Nobel Laureate Professor Alan MacDiarmid, contains 24 pillars and is 30 meters in diameter and Continue Reading

Monolithic human figures carved by the Rapa Nui people on Easter Island in eastern Polynesia between the years 1250 and 1500. Nearly half are still at Rano Raraku, the main moai quarry. Moai have overly large heads three-eighths the size of the whole statue. The Continue Reading

American aviation pioneer and author. In 1932, piloting a Lockheed Vega 5B, Earhart made a nonstop solo transatlantic flight, becoming the first woman to achieve such a feat. She received the United States Distinguished Flying Cross for this accomplishment. In 1935, Earhart became a visiting Continue Reading

The cruise ship based in Naples, Italy. Built between 1939 and 1947 as MS Willem Ruys, a passenger liner for the Rotterdamsche Lloyd, she was hijacked by members of the Palestine Liberation Front in 1985. In other incidents, she also suffered two serious collisions and Continue Reading

A British explorer, navigator, cartographer, and captain in the British Royal Navy. He achieved the first recorded European contact with the eastern coastline of Australia and the Hawaiian Islands, and the first recorded circumnavigation of New Zealand. Cook joined the British merchant navy as a Continue Reading

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