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World's Most Extraordinary Swimming Pools

Be it for location, design or size, these pools are more than just enclosed bodies of water intended for swimming - as put in a definition. These extraordinary pools give a whole new meaning to swimming. In some cases you would have to be super rich to dip yourself in the luxurious waters, but a few of them are set in amazing sceneries, open to the public, and quite inexpensive. 1. The Icebergs. Sydney. The ocean's waves often break over the side of the Icebergs swimming pool located in the corner of the famed Bondi Beach. 2. Unlike with Icebergs, you would have to be a millionaire to immerse yourself in the waters of the Neptune Pool. The Neptune pool. 3. This twisting swimming pool projects eight feet over the sidewalk, at the edge of the 10th floor of the Joule Hotel in Dallas. The Joule Hotel in Dallas. 4. The calm, emerald-green swimming pool is floating above the Ayung River valley in Bali's lush foothills. 5. 6. This is the world's largest swimming pool. San Alfonso del Mar. 7. Related:  Incredible

“The Art of Clean Up”: El arte de ordenar por Ursus Werhli, vía bumbumbum “The Art of Clean Up” es un libro del artista alemán Ursus Werhli, aquí recopila distintos objetos y situaciones completamente organizadas. Funny airplane announcements - Now and then, airline attendants make an effort to make the in-flight safety presentation and their other announcements a bit more entertaining. Here are some of the better ones that are flying around the web: Pilot: "Folks, we have reached our cruising altitude now, so I am going to switch the seat belt sign off. Feel free to move about as you wish, but please stay inside the plane till we land. "Weather at our destination is 50 degrees with some broken clouds, but they'll try to have them fixed before we arrive. As the plane landed and was coming to a stop at Washington National, a lone voice came over the loudspeaker: "Whoa, big fella. After a particularly rough landing during thunderstorms in Chicago, a flight attendant on a Northwest flight announced: "Please take care when opening the overhead compartments because, after a landing like that, sure as hell everything has shifted." From a Southwest Airlines employee: "Welcome aboard Southwest Flight XXX to Chicago.

Accueil 20 Impressive Moats Around the World May 16, 2011 Bodiam Castle – East Sussex England | Photographer Unknown A moat is a deep, broad ditch, typically filled with water, that surrounds a castle, building or town. Regardless, moats are an impressive sight to behold, and any building that calls for such design is likely quite important and/or expensive. 2. Photograph by MIRAI 3. Photograph by CHARLES J SHARP 4. Photograph by RHEINPFEIL 5. Photographer Unknown 6. Photograph by SHARON BEALS 7. Photograph by HENRI @ Webshots 8. Photograph by Flemming Christiansen 9. Photograph by RIGGWELTER 10. Photograph by PHIL LAYCOCK 11. Photograph by Church of Emacs 12. Photograph by RA SMIT 13. Photograph by P BRUNDEL 14. Photograph by MR BULLITT 15. Photograph via 16. 17. 18. Photographer Unknown 19. Photograph via Skyscraper City 20. Photograph by FLORIDAPHOTO If you enjoyed this article, the Sifter highly recommends: 25 Haunting Shipwrecks Around the World

Most Beautiful Villages Around The World photo Popeye Village, is a group of rustic and ramshackle wooden buildings located at Anchor Bay in the north-west corner of the Mediterranean island of Malta. Photo by: Mosin Village on the bank of the Niger river, Mali. Photo by: Yann Arthus-Bertrand Hidden mountain village in Southern China. Mist over countryside in Southwest England. Hobbiton village – “Lord of the Rings” movie location in New Zealand. Riomaggiore is a village and comune in the province of La Spezia, situated in a small valley in the Liguria region of Italy. Mountain Village, Iran. Beautiful African sea side village. Hallstatt, Upper Austria, is a village in the Salzkammergut, a region in Austria with 946 inhabitants. Gásadalur village, Faroe Islands. Village located in Himalayas, Tibet. Fort Bourtange is a star fort located in the village of Bourtange, Groningen, Netherlands.

Top 10 Destinations for Independent Travelers in 2009 Editor’s Note: In gearing up for the announcement of the Top Destinations for Indie Travelers in 2014 on Janary 2, we thought it would be fun to republish all the top destination articles from the past 6 years. The article below is our list for 2009 and was originally published on January 6, 2009. Wanna be the first to see which cities made the 2014 list? In early 2008, the writers and editors here at BootsnAll put our heads together to come up with our top 10 list of destinations for independent travelers. In case you are new to our site, we have the world’s best group of regulars and visitors using our travel forums, and there are always discussions between people wanting recommendations and informed travelers helping them out. Be sure to check out our Top 10 Destinations from 2008. So in 2009 we wanted to include our stellar community in this process, and we asked everyone for nominations for this list. 10 – Tasmania, Australia 9 – Siem Reap, Cambodia 8 – Bariloche, Argentina 7 – Panama

Cours XSS - Tutoriaux Hack - Apprendre le hacking Ces tutoriaux ont pour but d'expliquer les méthodes des hackers pour pirater un site Web. Nous nous en tiendrons aux sites Web (le hacking comprenant bien d'autres domaines). - Pourquoi vous l'expliquer, cela ne risque-t-il pas de former des hackers plutôt qu'autre chose ? C'est possible ! Mais partant du fait que les meilleurs hackers bossent chez Symantec (Norton), on comprend que pour déjouer les piéges d'un hacker, il faut déjà le connaitre et connaitre ses méthodes. - Que verrons-nous dans ces tutoriaux (cours) dédiés au hacking Web ? - Y a-t'il besoin de connaissances spécifiques ? Un hacker est d'abord un bon programmateur qui sait réfléchir. Bien entendu, ces tutoriaux seront surement lus et relus par de jeunes gens bouillants d'envies de se faire un nom sur le Web en piratant le site de la maison Blanche ;) ! Juste pour mettre les choses au clair : Enfin, le 6 juillet 2003, un hacker britannique de 23 ans qui s'amusait à planter des sites a été condamné à 15 mois de prison.

12 bizarre real-life places that are stranger than science fiction Science fiction is home to some fantastic societies, from Cloud City to Bartertown. But you doesn't have to leave reality for this—our own world has places so abnormal, they make alien societies seem ordinary. Here are 12 remarkable locations in which people once lived (and some still do). 1. Izu Islands Off the coast of Japan lies a series of volcanic islands. 2. Neft Daslari is a functional city built 34 miles from the nearest shore. 3. One of the creepiest places on Earth, Sedlec Ossuary is a Roman Catholic chapel in the Czech Republic. 4. Temperatures in this Australian mining town reach well into broiling, so the opal miners who live there have built most of their town underground. 5. In 1962, a huge underground coal deposit ignited beneath the town of Centralia, Pa. 6. It's funny how something as boring as zoning regulations could lead to one of the most exciting office buildings on the planet. 7. Inside a spectacular Spanish church sits an enormous glass box. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12.

The best places to see the Northern Lights Northern Lights holiday ideas and practical tips A short break holiday to northern Scandinavia, Iceland or western Greenland to view nature's celestial spectacle the Northern Lights (aurora borealis) is an increasingly popular choice for travellers. Sightings can never be guaranteed, but you can bolster your chances by knowing when and where to go, and winter 2013-14 promises some of the best Northern Lights viewing for many years as the sun moves into a Solar Maximum phase in which sunspot activity is at its height. With so many great destinations and amazing excursions on offer, Northern Lights holidays are fast becoming an essential part of the travel calendar. What are the Northern Lights? The displays are caused by solar winds - streams of particles charged by the sun - hitting the earth's atmosphere. Where are the Northern Lights? Northern Lights in Norway Snowmobile ride to view the Northern Lights, Camp Tamok, Lyngen 24 Hours in Tromso Northern Lights in Sweden Practical tips:

8 Abandoned American Theme Parks “Open” for Exploration Amusement parks walk the fine line between fun-ish and semi-creepy. Maybe it’s the combination of sketchy rides, circus folk, questionable attractions, and way too many screaming kids, but there’s something a little unsettling about them. Add an ill-advised theme into the mix, and you’ve got a real summer-time winner. Although for most of the 20th century amusement parks were a staple of American culture, the shine is definitely off the bumper car. But be warned urban explorer! The Prehistoric Forest, Irish Hills, Michigan Imagine Jurassic Park, but instead of real, blood-thirsty-Jeep-munching dinos you get dilapidated, stationary dinosaur statues situated around a mediocre community pool. Opened in 1963, the park had a smoking volcano, waterfall, water slide, and 100 fiber glass dinosaurs sprinkled across the eight acre property. [All Dinosaur Images: RoadsideArchitecture via Debra Jane Seltzer] [youtube] Six Flags, New Orleans Image: Liquorhead /Flickr