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The junction of Steep Street and Trenchard Street, Bristol, England 1866 [[MORE]] Some detail: John Hill Morgan (b 1833), platinum print. “R Holloway Dealer in Marine Stores” Locals would have called this a “rag and bone shop”. Now that means a...

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Abandoned island of Hashima, Nagasaki prefecture. A major coal mining centre throughout the 20thC, when Japan switched to petroleum in the 1970's its inhabitants relocated.

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Dunluce Castel, meaning Strong Fort is situated in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK. Built in 12th century by Richard og de Burgh 2nd Earl of Ulster

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Spomenik - Monument. Commissioned by former Yugoslavian president Josip Broz Tito in the 1960s & 70s, designed by sculptors (Dušan Džamonja, Vojin Bakić, Miodrag Živković, Jordan and Iskra Grabul…) and architects (Bogdan Bogdanović, Gradimir Medaković...), conveying powerful visual impact to show the confidence and strength of the Socialist Republic. After the Republic dissolved in early '90s, they were completely abandoned, their symbolic meanings were forever lost. Photo by Kempenaers

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22 Animals Having The Best Moments Of Their Entire Lives. Your Cheeks Will Hurt From Smiling So Much

These photos give new meaning to the phrase "hauntingly beautiful." It's amazing how each location holds its own breathtaking charm.

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from Ashley Brooke

11 Brilliant Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Quotes

I just love Amy Poehler. If you'd like to read more inspiration quotes, click through this pin to read 11 of the best quotes from Tina Fey and Amy Poehler put together by blogger Ashley Brooke Nicholas.

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Gorbals

The Gorbals - Glasgow ... So they demolished all the filthy tenement slums and look ! ... They built these beautiful award winning prisons, oops, I mean flats in their place ! Shame on you Glasgow planners, you ripped the heart out of my city !!!

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from Mail Online

The most desolate city on Earth: Take a tour of the ghostly Battleship Island crumbling into the sea off the coast of Japan

軍艦島 - Gunkanjima - is one among 505 uninhabited islands in the Nagasaki Prefecture about 15 kilometers from Nagasaki itself. The island was populated from 1887 to 1974 as a coal mining facility. The island's most notable features are the abandoned concrete buildings and the sea wall surrounding it. The island has been administered as part of Nagasaki city since 2005; it had previously been administered by the former town of Takashima.

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The most desolate city on Earth: Take a tour of the ghostly Battleship Island crumbling into the sea off the coast of Japan

Meaning 'Battleship Island' in English, Gunkanjima's real name is Hashima and it is one of 505 uninhabited islands in the Nagasaki Prefecture, about 15 kilometres from Nagasaki itself. It earned its nickname due to its resemblance to a military warship. Despite being off-limits to travellers, the island has become an irresistible magnet for urban explorers who go to extraordinary lengths to investigate and photograph the island's abandoned buildings.

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Experts are wrong about the moon causing ocean tides, Ukip MP Douglas Carswell insists

Ukip MP Douglas Carswell has become embroiled in a bizarre argument with scientists over whether the moon or sun causes ocean tides. Scientific knowledge generally holds that tides are caused by the gravitational pull of the moon orbiting the earth. The Sun’s much further distance means it has a much more limted effect because of the effect of the inverse square law on gravitational pull.