"What are some of the most mind blowing facts about Switzerland?" appeared as a question on Quora. Below we are printing one of the top answers. 1. If it starts heavily snowing during nighttime, there will be so much snow that it will completely cover the roads and make…
Dubai is in the process of building the largest mall in the world. The new real estate venture is part of a project to build an air-conditioned city. Dubai officials hope the projects will stimulate the economy following the 2009 debt crisis. The 48 million square foot complex — an…
We all hear a lot about global warming and climate change. But most of us, if we’re honest, have a somewhat detached view of this predicament: the threat of temperatures increasing in the next century seem far beyond our lifetime. The figures and risks released by research bodies appear to…
When it comes to seeing and being seen, the following streets are some of the most magnificent boulevards and avenues on the planet!  Singular in so many delightful ways, these streets offer a myriad of attractions that continue to delight locals as well as visitors from around the world.  If…
No doubt we’ve all heard of the legend of Atlantis, the ancient, once great city that was lost when the ocean submerged it. To this day the legendary city has yet to be found (or proven to have ever existed) yet over the years many other underwater cities have been…
For travelers weary of long lines at security checkpoints and overpriced fast food, the idea that any airport could be viewed as “best” may seem laughable. However, for travelers lucky enough to have flights that originate or end at any of the airports listed below, the word “best” is totally…
Living on an island with warm weather and the sea all around can be a dream for a lot of people. Imagine, waking up with the sound of the waves, drinking your coffee on a patio in front of a turquoise sea watching birds flying around. What a dream it…
The world is filled with jaw-dropping sights, but rapid climate change is threatening some of the most spectacular natural wonders. Here are just a few of the world’s most majestic places that could disappear in as little as a few decades. •    Great Barrier Reef, Australia  The largest coral reef…
This is an attempt to list the most populous cities in the world defined according to a concept of city proper. A city proper is a locality defined according to legal or political boundaries and an administratively recognized urban status that is usually characterized by some form of local government.[1][2][3]…