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Although designed and built for the prominent purpose of defense, today the castles seem like somewhat unrealistic constructions straight from the fairytale world. From solid strongholds to oriental fortresses and highly decorative palaces, the castles are our connection to the past, where legends mix with history and reality blends with a fairyland. This fairytale castle is the historical seat of the Prussian Kings and German Emperors.
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When it comes to building green, nothing may be closer to the embodiment of the term than using materials that are actually still alive. In northeastern India, in one of the wettest places on Earth, such a practice has been going on for hundreds of years. For proof, look no further than the "living bridges of Cherrapunji".
Mt. Timpanogos in Utah's Uinta National Forest is perhaps the most popular hiking destination in the state. It's the second tallest peak in the Wasatch Mountain Range. This waterfall, near the base of the mountain, is supplied by snowfields beneath the 11,749 ft. (3582 m) peak. The exposed rock of the summit is limestone and dolomite, about 300 million years old.