• Adelie Penguins in Antartica

    Adelie Penguins in Antartica

    Saturday, 23 July 2011

    The Adelie Penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) is the most common of all penguins in Antarctica. They nest near the shore in groups of 6 to 100s called rookeries.

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  • The Amazon Rainforest, Brazil

    The Amazon Rainforest, Brazil

    Monday, 21 May 2012

    Google has recently launched an amazing update to Street View. They have gone to the Amazon basin and collected imagery from the forests, paths, communities, and rivers of the Rio Negro Reserve.

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  • The Pentagon, Arlington County, Virginia

    The Pentagon, Arlington County, Virginia

    Friday, 27 January 2012

    The Pentagon is the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense, located in Arlington County, Virginia. As a symbol of the U.S. military, "the Pentagon" is often used metonymically to ref...

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  • Alcatraz Island, San Francisco

    Alcatraz Island, San Francisco

    Thursday, 29 March 2012

    Alcatraz Island is an island located in the San Francisco Bay, 1.5 miles (2.4 km) offshore from San Francisco, California, United States. Often referred to as "The Rock", the small island was develop...

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  • The Forth Road Bridge, Scotland

    The Forth Road Bridge, Scotland

    Tuesday, 29 May 2012

    The Forth Road Bridge is one of the world’s most significant long span suspension bridges. With a main span of 1006 metres between the two towers, it was the fourth longest in the world and the...

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  • Palm Islands, Dubai

    Palm Islands, Dubai

    Saturday, 19 May 2012

    The Palm Islands are an artificial archipelago in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on which major commercial and residential infrastructures are constructed. They were constructed by Nakheel Properties, a...

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  • Mohenjo Daro, Pakistan

    Mohenjo Daro, Pakistan

    Wednesday, 27 June 2012

    Mohenjo-daro, is an archeological site situated in the province of Sindh, Pakistan. Built around 2600 BC, it was one of the largest settlements of the ancient Indus Valley Civilization, and one of th...

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  • Lambeth Bridge, London, Harry Potter

    Lambeth Bridge, London, Harry Potter

    Friday, 25 January 2013

    In Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban it's on Lambeth Bridge that the tripple decker night bus squeezes between two oncoming double-deckers.

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