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    8 Luxurious and The Most Beautiful Hotels In The World (Photos Included)

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    We like to feature some amazing places around the world, from time to time, we’ll get into the riches, why? Well, because some of our readers like to indulge in luxury. Who doesn’t want to go on vacation and get pampered? Just imagine the amazing life experiences you’ll have. These are some of the most luxurious hotels in the world!

    We could all do with a bit of pampering sometimes. And what better way to be pampered than staying in a luxurious hotel? Especially if they offer nice massages too!

    Here’s an interesting tip: If you want to network with the rich and famous, luxurious hotels are the best places to do so. Without further ado, let’s have a look at some of the most luxurious hotels in the world.

    #1. Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi

    This place cost $3 billion USD to build and the results are as expected: quite overwhelming. This makes the third most expensive hotel ever built! It is only surpassed by The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas in Las Vegas ($3.9 billion USD) and the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore ($5.5 billion USD). If you always fancied riding up to the entrance of a palace (you know like they do in British period movies/shows, where the guests are announced by the door after first riding, or going by horse and carriage, up this long entryway), this could be your chance.

    And it’s not only the entrance which is impressive – you also find marble from 13 different countries, a man made beach, a spa and over 1,000 crystal chandeliers. You might just end up rather dazzled.

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    Now, tell me that this isn’t a place you’d want to visit? When you visit Emirate Palace, make sure to splurge on some fine dining.

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    Or perhaps have a cocktail over at the cabanas

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    More info about the hotel: Emirate Palace, Abu Dhabi

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    10 Exciting Things To Do On Boracay Island, Philippines

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    For the past four years, Boracay has been topping the lists of best island destinations in the world. Find out why more and more travellers are falling in love with it and keep coming back.

    Is it just the powdery white sand and warm, tranquil waters? The beachfront buffets and lively evening parties? Or the rosy golden sunsets and teeming underwater marine life? No matter what tickles their fancy, the sights, sounds and tastes of Boracay keep tourists coming back for more. Are you planning your vacation this summer? Consider Boracay and get ready to tick off each item on this list of must-dos at this incredible island getaway.

    #1. Chill, bum and get a massage

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    Getting to Boracay is a long journey, traveling cross-contential flights to the Philippines, then the short flight to Caticlan, and then the boat ride; you’ll probably want to relax by testing the waters and laying on the sand. One of the best and cheapest ways to unwind is to get a beach-side massage. Laze on powder-fine sand, listen to gently lapping waves and enjoy the balmy breeze as manangs (lady attendants here referred to as “older sisters”) give you a long and soothing rub-down. Thai, Swedish, Shiatsu, reflexology or the local hilot – say the word and they’ll know what to do. Just remember to bring your sarong or a beach towel.

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    11 Gorgeous Beach Bars This World Has To Offer

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    If you’re like us, then all you want to do is lay by the pool and sip on some nice cold Mojitos in the summer time. In this article, we will be going through some of the most amazing beach bars in the world with some breathtaking views.


    If you’re reading this article, then that means you’re ready for a new adventure. During the summer we got the heat, and there’s no other way to to beat it than going to one of these beach bars listed below. You’ll be spending most of your leisurely time sipping cocktails (or mocktails, depending on the hour of the day).

    It’s time to close the laptop, turn off the cellphone and toss your worries out the window. It’s time to chill on the beach!

    Beach Bars #1 Baba Nest, Thailand

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    The Baba Nest in Thailand is a rooftop bar on the beach, surrounded by an infinity pool and with breathtaking views of the ocean. This bar doesn’t even use chairs! You’ll be sitting on some comfy bean bags, giving you a more relaxing evening.

    This is definitely a once in a lifetime kind of experience.

    But if you live here, then you’re just living in paradise. I know most people don’t ever take advantage of things they have, so if you do live here, make sure you check this spot out!

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    #2. Da Conch Shack, Turks & Caicos Islands

    How about a beach bar literally on the beach? Da Conch Shack in Turks & Caicos Island is where you sit by colorful tables underneath the shade of palms trees. Fresh fish is also served, straight out of the ocean, pretty much.

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    12 Perfect Honeymoon Island Destinations to Consider in Asia

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    Finding the perfect honeymoon destinations can be overwhelming. Especially when all you want to do is soak in that newly-wedded bliss with your partner. If you want to make your honeymoon planning a whole lot easier, talk to your spouse about the factors that you need to consider.

    Usually, the best place to start is by setting your budget and determine your trip length and theme. Then, take into account the atmosphere, season and current situation in your prospective destination. Finally, list all the amenities that you need and want in a hotel to make the most out of the great deals that you will find.

    Once you’ve come to a conclusion and made up your mind, take your time in scanning different destinations. For a sweet escape, take your pick (or picks!) from this list of breathtaking island destinations in Asia for your honeymoon.

    Perfect Honeymoon #1. Gili Islands, Indonesia

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    This place is also known simply as the Gilis. If you’re like me and from a big city where you hate traffic, then this place is perfect. These islands don’t allow cars or motorized vehicles so you can sit back and relax in any of the numerous restaurants that range from casual to high-end dining.

    For adventure, go ahead and dive, but keep in mind that the locals are now rather protective of the reefs because of previous environmental damage.

    #2. Boracay Island, Philippines

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    Boracay Island is one of the world’s best beaches. This place never fails to amaze. The sand on the White Beach is so fine that it almost feels like baby powder on your bare feet!

    Thrill-seekers will love the land and water adventures on offer while those who prefer utmost relaxation can find numerous luxurious and affordable accommodation options. Alta Vista de Boracay is a popular choice and is known to be a perfect honeymoon destination. Again, make sure that you and your spouse agree on your plans to avoid a stressful travel experience.

    #3. Phi Phi Islands, Thailand

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    Consisting of two islands, this tranquil sanctuary was unknown until it was made famous by the 2000 film “The Beach” starring Leonardo DiCaprio.

    Ironically, the movie featured inhabitants who fiercely shunned outsiders to protect their island. But don’t worry, in real life, the island hosts tourists who may want to watch manta rays and whale sharks in Hin Daeng or harmless blacktip reef sharks in Shark Point.

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    9 Power Coolers To Have For Any Summer Outdoors Occassion

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    Finding the best ice chest cooler is as difficult as finding the perfect camping tent for personal taste. Outdoor coolers have the same adventurous spirit as those who carry them. Your cooler should be able to handle any drops or even attacks from wile animals. Whether you’re planning to take this cooler deep-sea fishing, big game hunting, or even to a tailgate game, we’ve provided you the best ice chest coolers that’s worth any adventure.

    Best Ice Chest or Not, Here’s a Good Pro Tip:

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    I’m sure you know that your food will go bad if you don’t add ice… However, the makers of these coolers suggest you pre-chilling them, meaning putting ice in them the day before or storing them in a cool, dark place — or even both. This way, when you’re actually going to start using your cooler, the new ice won’t melt as quickly, allowing the cooler to maintain its cold much longer. Another good pointer is to evenly distribute the ice, to ensure everything in cooler is the same temperature.

    Yeti Hopper Two 30 Softside Cooler

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    This is one of the first completely leakproof soft-side travel cooler you’ll ever come across. No other soft-side cooler can handle as well as this Yeti Hopper 30. It is completely waterproof, made of the exact same material as the high-performance whitewater rafts and features a Hydrolok zipper, which is the best-performing zipper in the world. This Hopper Two 30 can handle 18 canned beers and 26 pounds of ice. This is perfect for any tailgating and beer pong.

    BUY NOW: $350

    ORCA 40-Quart Cooler

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    ORCA stands for Outdoor Recreation Company of America. The two founders of this company wanted a cooler to take when they’re fishing and hunting — and that’s what they created. Built 100% in the U.S. of A, the materials used can literally withstand a bear mauling. This fine piece of equipment weighs 24 pounds, is roto-molded and boasts a lid gasket to prevent ice from melting and anything from spoiling for days. All ORCA products have a lifetime warranty (which is a plus), and a portion of each purchase gets donated to several American conservation groups and charitable organizations.

    BUY NOW: $260

    Yeti Tundra 75 Cooler

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    If you need a cooler for your fishing trip, this Yeti Tundra 75 is the best ice chest you can get. It comes with a non-slip feet, which has the same molding as popular boat coolers, so it’ll easily slot aboard your current boat. This beauty has enough space to hold two cases of beer. The Yeti Tundra 75 isn’t limited to waters – it’s also small enough for one person to carry. It is roto-molded and has several layers of pressure-injected insulation to hold ice for several days.

    BUY NOW: $450

    25-Quart Bison Cooler

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    This is a smaller cooler that this company makes, but it has the same toughness and cold retention you’ll see on the bigger ones. All of their products are designed with heavy-duty rubber latches, and tight-sealing rubber gasket, built for waterproof and leakproof, which will help preserve anything for five days. Even though this is smaller, its still quite heavy, so carry only for short distances or with another person.

    BUY NOW: $229

    Pelican Elite 70-Quart Cooler

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    A well known brand, Pelican, makes high-quality cases for everything from drones to cameras. This Elite ice cooler comes with a lifetime guarantee from any breakage or defects in workmanship. This cooler can handle a lot, and will keep your perishables fresh for a good amount of time.

    BUY NOW: $350

    Orion 85

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    A lesser known cooler, but it still retains cold very well. It is durable as the Yeti and you’ll be able to get different color coolers. Check out Matt and Agnes Hage’s Instagram account. These are outdoor professional photographers that travels around the world in remote locations, and their cooler of choice is the Orion.

    BUY NOW: $550

    OtterBox Venture 45

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    Heard of the name? They’re known for their indestructible phone cases. OtterBox is new to the cooler game, but the company’s injection-molded Venture cooler has some innovative features. In addition to being Certified Bear Resistant by the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee, the cooler has an easy-locking mechanism and a nifty built-in bottle opener.

    BUY NOW: $350

    IceMule Pro Cooler XX Large (40L)

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    On a good hike and need your goods to be cold? Take a peak at this IceMule Pro. Its a soft-side cooler built as a backpack. It has 40L of carrying capacity, large enough to hold 36 cans plus ice — which is rated to 65 pounds. So if you want your buddies to love you even more, this might be something to pick up.

    BUY NOW: $140

    Igloo Sportsman 20

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    For this size, the Igloo Sportsman 20 packs a mighty punch. The roto-molded design, easy-carrying handle and the aluminum hardware will make this cooler worthy for any overnight camping or day trips on a boat ride.

    BUY NOW: $130

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    Your 72 Hours in Auckland

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    Once your flights start going into the double digits in hours, the majority of New Zealand-bound travelers land in Auckland. It’s a quarter of its population, making it the country’s largest city. Auckland has similar cultural feats, with familiar foods to the States, and with everything in English, it makes one comfortable landing pad for foreigners. The city boasts iconic landmarks like the Sky Tower, and a cinematic view of the Rangitoto volcano, to remind visitors that they’re halfway across the world. All you need are comfy walking shoes to get around, although, there are plenty of bikes and cabs you can take. You’ll have plenty of things to do, eat, sip and experience the night life. If you like a bit of more adventure, you can even head south for an increasingly rural experience. We provided you some things to do in Auckland, New Zealand if you have 72 hours to spare.

    Things to do in Auckland, New Zealand: Where to stay

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    When in doubt, stay somewhere in downtown. And that’s exactly where the action is in Auckland. If you stay at Hotel DeBrett, you’ll in the thick of it. The hotel has 25 rooms of luxury boutique gem, that’s garnished in New Zealand artistry. The rooms are accented in vibrant yet polished colors and carpeted with hand-woven New Zealand wool. The hotel is a stone’s throw from the Viaduct’s restaurants and myriad nightlife festivities. It also rests along Queens Street, which is the city’s spine for fashion, commerce and entertainment. If you’re looking for a less boutique option, something more grand, you can check out The Langham Auckland. The rooms here features handcrafted wood furniture and a classic upscale elegance. This hotel however, is on the other end of Queens Street, but if you prefer the walk on a cool summer night, this location isn’t too shabby. One of the most romantic places to stay is the Mollies, a five-star boutique hotel, sits in a quiet suburban area, but still a short walk to downtown Auckland. The hotel has 10 spacious suites that have gorgeous views of either the sea, and urban garden or the city.

    Where to eat

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    There’s a lot of great foods in Auckland. To say that their food and wine scene is popping might actually be an understatement. Check out the Best Ugly Bagels for breakfast. Each of the bagel, Montreal-style and deliberately manhandled, is made from scratch and simmered in sweet honey water. If you need coffee, get it at Miller’s Coffee. And for dinner, check out Federal Delicatessen, helmed by chef Al Brown. His unique style of cooking blends classic Jewish meals, like milk-fed veal schnitzel or a toasted rueben, with New Zealand flair. Brown has another must-hit spot, but only depending on the season, Depot Eatery, where you’ll be served with freshly shucked oysters or squid ink linguine and “Cloudy Bay” clams. If you have time, or room for another spot, check out Orphans Kitchen on Ponsonby Road. At this self-professed “home of unadulterated food and naughty wine,” we recommend ordering the wagyu brisket, Wild Boar Boil Up and the rye gnocchi. However, if you’re craving Japanese cuisine, check out the small brick building, Cocoro, you’ll be in for a delicious treat.

    What to do

    Auckland, New Zealand is a clean and safe walking city, a far cry from New York or Los Angeles. If you’re in for some adrenaline rush, go to the top of the Sky Tower and look out over the city. It’s the tallest building in the southern hemisphere. Visitors also has the option to jump off of its controlled free fall experience (New Zealand is one of the world’s extreme sports capitals). If you want a change of scenery to jump off, check out Auckland Bridge, which is a 130-foot bungee jump that usually dunks guests into the harbor below. If you get tired of the city center and Queen Street, you can take a 15-minute walk to the Auckland Domain. It’s the oldest park in Auckland, and at over 7,500 acres, you can do just about anything, from playing pick-up cricket or rugby, to visiting the Botanical Gardens, or looking through the Auckland War Memorial Museum – definitely a leisurely way to spend a beautiful and cool afternoon. After this, walk over to the up-and-coming neighborhood anchored by Ponsonby Street. Known locally for its creative shops, alternative art and vibrant bars, it’s a nice change-up from the hum of downtown. If you’re keen on a little more action, and maybe a deeper introduction to Auckland, attend an Auckland Union rugby match.

    Venture Out

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    It’s easy to get anywhere within the city, which is part of what makes Auckland so great. There are ferry passes available to those who want to go across the bay and visit either Davenport – think Northeastern shore town – or Rangitodo Island, where you can hike up the active volcano. Those are both day trips. But if you want to go a little bit further, you can easily always rent a car. Within minutes you’ll see verdant hills and sheep pastures. In New Zealand, sheep-to-human ratio is about 4:1, making it quite an exquisite sight. If you drive south of the city for about two hours, you’ll get to see the Lord of the Rings country, Hobbiton, but the city is called Matamata. If you’re a surfer, check out Piha, Maori Bay and Muriwai, which are local hot spots that’s less than an hour’s drive away.

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    12 Essential Grilling Tools You’ll Need This Summer

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    Cooking directly over an open flame, or what we would call it today, “grilling,” is fundamentally primitive. Tools used to grilling should be uncomplicated. All you need is just simple, well-made tools to facilitate your clean turns and lessen the risk of singed arm hairs. We have provided you 12 of the best-made, most rudimentary grilling tools, all built to handle high heat and facilitate the perfect char.

    #1. Grilling Turner with Serrated Edge by OXO – $13

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    #2. 16-inch Grill Tongs by Rosle – $32

     

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    #3. Large Silicone Basting Brush by OXO – $16

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    #4. 14-inch Stainless Steel Skewers by Norpro – $6

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    #5 Grill Out Handle Light by Weber – $23

    Weber 7516 Grill Out Handle Light

    #6 18-inch Bamboo Grill Brush by Weber – $100

    Weber 6464 18-Inch Bamboo Grill Brush

    #7 Leather Grill Gloves by Outset – $20

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    #8 Stainless Steel Outdoor Roaster by All-Clad – $80

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    #9 Javelin PRO Instant Read Digital Meat Thermometer by Lavatools – $50

    Lavatools Javelin PRO Duo Ambidextrous Backlit Instant Read Digital Meat Thermometer (Chipotle)

    #10 Authentic Chef Apron by Tilit – $80

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    #11 Grill Plank Sampler Set by Wildwood Grilling – $19+

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    #12 Professional-Grade Vegetable Basket by Weber – $20

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    5 Tips On Getting Better Espresso By The 2017 Barista Championship

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    The smaller one thing is, the much less room for error. A 1-ounce espresso shot is dense, viscous, extremely concentrated. If one aspect is off — grounds too fine or water too exhausting — the cup is compromised. Subsequently, espresso, for all its challenges, rewards tinkering obsessives. Getting better espresso is nothing but creating art.

    “Coffees are in a constant state of change, and you have to be constantly changing how you interact with it to make it taste as good as possible,” says Kyle Ramage, winner of the 2017 United States Barista Championship and a technician at Mahlkonig, producer of industry-leading burr coffee grinders. “There are so many things you need to do right.”

    For all of the variables in flux, investing in high quality espresso gear ensures a powerful basis. “The entry-level espresso machine that’s worth buying is the Breville Dual Boiler ($1,088), paired with the Breville Smart Grinder ($185) or a Baratza grinder,” Ramage says. “But you’re looking at a $2,000 minimum input. It’s pretty steep. It takes a very long time to drink $2,000 worth of espresso.” Ramage has noted that all-in-one automated machines may be tempting, however their restricted controls can produce much lesser espresso.

    A hybrid idea such as the Breville Oracle ($2,000), can give you the output to meet you in the middle. “It will grind the espresso and tamp it for you, and then you put the portafilter within the machine identical to a barista would, and it extracts a normal-style espresso, with water flowing through the coffee in 20 to 30 seconds.” Unbiased of semi- or totally automated equipment, Ramage outlined 5 ideas for protecting variables with the intention to produce the perfect shot of espresso attainable:

    1. Don’t skimp on a grinder.

    “Don’t bust the bank on an amazing espresso machine and cheap out on the grinder. The grinder really matters — I promise I’m not just saying that because I sell grinders. It does matter a ton.”

    2. Bad water ruins more than just coffee.

    “Water with really high mineral content … not only damages espresso machines if not treated, but it also just makes horrible-tasting coffee. Use a carbon filter to get that chlorine out, as well as sedimentary, non-dissolved solids. Or, ask your cafe for water. Most have big, reverse osmosis or ion exchange water systems in place to purify water and protect their investment in coffee machines.”

    3. Freeze your beans for extended freshness.

    “A scientist I work with, Christopher Hendon, tested what happens when you freeze physical coffee beans, and it does prolong the life significantly. There are a couple of caveats, though. It has to be in a sealed container with a one-way valve, and the beans can’t be ground. Coffee is incredibly porous, which means that if a container is semi-opened, or can let air in in any way, you’re going to pick up everything that’s in your freezer.”

    4. Favor omni-roasts.

    “Espresso is a preparation method, not a bean roast. An espresso roast, then, is just a roaster’s interpretation of what someone wants to taste when they taste espresso. It’s typically significantly darker than a filter coffee roast.”

    “But a lot of really cutting-edge roasters are working with what they call ‘omni-roasts,’ which means it can be prepared in any method and will taste good across all those methods. Counter Culture does that with their blends, Stumptown has that with Hair Bender and Holler Mountain. But that’s where things are moving — talking less about roast level and thinking more about great coffee that’s really balanced and can be used for whatever you might want.”

    5. Don’t discount pod brewers.

    “The most simple espresso machine is the one that you stick the pod in the top and it pulls you some coffee. The problem with those is that they don’t typically taste very good; but they do control a lot of the variables for you. [Colonna Coffee in the UK] makes specialty Nespresso pods, and those are delicious. It’s great coffee in there, so great coffee comes out the other side, and all of the other variables are controlled for you.”

    h/t: gearpatrol.com

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    Dad Trolls Daughter By Recreating Her Selfies, Ends Up 2x More Follows Than Her

    The best dad goes to Chris “Burr” Martin, a podcaster and comedian, who hilariously trolls his daughter by creating the exact same pose as her Instagram selfies. These pictures have gotten him a lot of publicity, and from his brilliantly fun and light-hearted shaming of Cassie’s (daughter) selfies, he has generated double the amount of followers than her daughter. Whether he’s mocking her eyebrows, tattoos, poses, or glasses, the Washington-based father recreates Cassie’s pictures while infusing them with a hint of his own personal sense of humor. The results are amusing, fun and entertaining. The bond between the father and daughter is just so darn adorable.

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    10 Hilarious Product Instructions and Tags

    Who reads instructions or tags now a days? Most of us don’t really care to pay attention to the product instructions when we pay for something new, however, we think these images will start getting you to do so.

    Here’s a list of 10 hilarious product instructions and tags that we think you’ll be glad you bothered to read. Many of them are pretty stupid, but there are some that are unexpectedly smart and witty. Hopefully these will put a smile to your face.

    #1 Instructions for your dog shampoo

    #2 When your furniture instructions recommends food

    #3 When your shirt’s washing instructions is this simple

    #4 Or when when it has life instructions

    #5 Or another better clothing label

    #6 This clothing label for the win

    #7 The only reason why we read these things anymore

    #8 This hand towel dispenser instructions

    #9 Best lotion instructions ever?

    #10 The TopGear t-shirt label

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    NAKEFIT! The New Stick-On Soles Where You Can Go Barefoot Anywhere!

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    This new Italian startup, NakeFit, has brought a unique idea to life where you can finally go barefoot where studies have shown that its beneficial for your feet. They created these stick-on pads that look unorthodox, but actually have a set of very useful functions to help your feet relax and not worry about all the trash you’d be stepping on.

    The soles are designed to withstand rough terrain and conditions while giving your toes the freedom to wiggle around. The soles are waterproof, cut-proof, heat-resistant, and slip-proof. These pads also come in different colors – black, pink, and light blue.

    More info: nakefit.com | Kickstarter

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    Hotel In The Mountains Built With Shipping Containers Looks So Amazing

    Coming from the west coast area, we’ve been seeing some new developments with shipping containers. There are a lot of different types of businesses you can do with it: shopping, retail, offices. But to be honest, I’ve never thought you’d be able to create a hotel out of shipping containers!

    This hotel, Quadrum, is shipped in a pyramid, which was inspired by the triangular shape of the mountains. The architects Sandro Ramishvili and Irakli Eristavi are the minds behind this extraordinary creation. Quadrum was built with a minimalistic style in mind, having the hotel repeat the local terrain, cascading down the mountain side.

    The materials used to build this hotel were environmentally friendly and local produced. The philosophy behind this project was to safeguard the environment from the harmful effects of work and leisure. This hotel is the first boutique located in the Upper Gudauri, Republic of Georgia.

    More info: quadrum-gudauri.com | copter.ge

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    Serena Williams Topless As Pregnant Goddess For Vanity Fair, People Find It “Disgusting”

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    Serena Williams, the worldwide tennis champion player has celebrated her upcoming arrival of her little one, by posing for the cover of Vanity Fair – wearing nothing but panties and body chains. Serena is pregnant with Reddit inventor Alexis Ohanian, which they met back in 2015 at a hotel in Rome. They soon became close and in December 2016, they were engaged. The following month, she finds out she’s 8 weeks pregnant, and while still keeping everything under wraps, she casually goes on by winning all seven matches of the Australian Open. Serena Williams topless for the cover of Vanity Fair, photographed by Annie Leibovitz, has stirred up some controversy amongst the people of internet.

    I think Serena looks stunning, and Annie has captured her maternity wonderfully. However, of course people are still going to be shocked by the sight of a naked, pregnant female body. C’mon we’re in the new ages! But she still gets her praises from her fans.

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    Taken by famed photographer Annie Leibovitz, stirring up fresh controversy

    Serena Williams, worldwide tennis champion, discovered she was pregnant back in January

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    She found out right after she got engaged to her 2-year sweetheart, Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian

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    Not everyone on the internet is impressed with the photoshoot

    However, her fans quickly came to her defense

    What do you think about her photoshoot?

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    Award-Winning Photographer Vijce Shows Us How Photography Is Done

    Here’s some great inspiration from an award-winning photographer Vijce, who has taken a ‘boring’ and ‘ugly’ location and turned into something magnificent. Which is why Vijce is a pro photographer. Vijce wrote in an interview from PetaPixel:

    To be honest, I’ve captured my favorite street photos in the ugliest of all place… Sure, it’s a bit more challenging to find the extraordinary in the ordinary… but isn’t that what street photography is all about?

    All a photographer needs to do is spend time observing the location, then play with its perspective. No matter how depressing a location may seem at first, after spending some time with the scenery, you’ll start noticing things that others won’t see, things that people would otherwise ignore. The key to finding unique shots in any situation, as well as experimenting with perspective is by laying down, walking around, and just simply looking up.

    An average photographer would capture something like this:

    Award-winning photographer Vijce, would turn it into something more:

    You can learn more about the compelling process:

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    Cosplay Alyson Tabbitha Will Have You Speechless With These Images

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    This talented young lady, named Alyson Tabbitha, can literally turn herself into any cosplay character. If you don’t believe me, then go right ahead and start scrolling down.

    Alyson started doing cosplay professional back in 2014. Alyson has always been exposed to cosplay ever since she was a baby. Her mother used to be a professional character performer, and would always make Alyson Halloween costumes, so there’s no surprise why she eventually got into it.

    Below you’ll find incredible images of Alyson turning herself into characters such as Edward Scissorhands, Captain Jack Sparrow, and even Final Fantasy characters. Ashley has developed a huge following amongst the cosplay community and have always been the highlight of many conventions that she takes part in.

    More info: Prints | Instagram | Facebook | Youtube

    Cosplay Alyson Tabbitha #1 Female Titan From Attack On Titan

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    #2 Captain Jack Sparrow

    #3 Edward Scissorhands

    #4 Lestat From Interview With A Vampire

    #5 Leeloo From The Fifth Element

    #6 Rikku From Final Fantasy X

    #7 Talon Widowmaker From Overwatch

    #8 Lightning From Final Fantasy XIII

    #9 Vincent Valentine From Final Fantasy

    #10 Widowmaker From Overwatch

    #11 Gaara From Naruto

    #12 Queen Padmé Amidala From Star Wars

    #13 Yuan From Final Fantasy

    #14 Aranea Highland From Final Fantasy XV

    #15 Lulu From Final Fantasy X

    #16 Paine From Final Fantasy X-2

    #17 Skeleton Dragon

    #18 An Elf

    #19 Lightning From Final Fantasy

    #20 Elizabeth Swann From Pirates Of The Caribbean

    #21 Mr. Brightside (miss Atomic Bomb)

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    This 18 Year Old Creates Surreal Art, And It’s Freaking Amazing!

    This 18 year old arts student, Luisa Azevedo from Lisbon, Portugal currently studying Multimedia Arts at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon, has created some amazing work through use of Photoshop manipulation and photography. This young artist only discovered photography at the age of 15 through Instagram and started snapping images from her mobile phone. From there, Luisa was able to learn everything on her own from just YouTube. I’m really impressed of the outcome of Luisa’s work. I would consider her as a modern surrealist artist

    More info: heyluisa.com | Instagram | Facebook

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    Real Pokemon Roaming Amongst Us

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    Can you imagine if there’s real pokemon roaming around amongst us? A London artist, named Joshua Dunlop has created a project called “Pokemon Zoology,” which is a series of illustrations realistically depicting a couple of Ash’s main pokemon (including Charmander, Squirtle, Bulbasaur, and Pikachu). The results of his work is nothing short of spectacular with incredible details and textures. However, if you ask me, I wouldn’t want one of these. Kind of scary looking, in my opinion. I would like to hear what you think about these? Would you want a real life pokemon?

    More Info: Facebook | Instagram

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    Take A Look Inside The World’s First Jungle Resort

    The world’s first jungle resort is located in Dubai. Dubai never ceases to amaze me, having the world’s tallest building, massive artificial islands, and indoor ski slopes. This jungle resort is called the Rosemont Five Star Hotel & Residences – which is the first hotel with a man-made rainforest in it, which will be coming in 2018.

    This jaw dropping resort features an artificial beach, a stunning sky pool, trees that spray mist. The Rosemont Five Star Hotel & Residences will have two 47-story towers, the usual 5-star luxuries including a spa, health club, meeting rooms, fine dining restaurants, luxury cinema bowling alley, sky lobby, trampoline park, and the all the usual luxuries you’ll find at any five star rated hotels. The hotel will be managed by Hilton Worldwide, and is designed by ZAS Architecture. The reported cost of building this beauty will be around $300 million.

    Dubai to open the world’s first jungle resort in 2018

    Two 47-story towers

    Will even have trees with mists!

    Designed by ZAS Architecture and will even have a stunning infinity pool on the 26th floor

    There’s also bowling allies, trampoline park, spa, luxury cinema, artificial beach and more

    Beautiful two tower luxury resort

    There’s also a beautiful sky lobby on the 26th floor

    You can even park your luxurious cars under a huge screen, displaying marine life

    Time to start saving up??
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    Who wouldn’t want to have their honeymoon or vacation here? Can’t wait until it opens! Definitely adding this to my bucket list. If you want to check out other travel place, I’d recommend:

    10 Awesome Destinations To Check Out If You’re Traveling Alone

    13 Exciting Things To Do In Belize For An Unforgettable Vacation

    We would also love to hear your favorite places to visit, or any places you think should go our bucket list!

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    Zhangjiajie National Forest Park China Adventure Glass Bridge Opens

    The Zhangjiajie National Forest Park in China has finally opened a new adventure allowing you to hover over the side of the mountain, up 4,600 feet (1,403 meters) the ground. This adventure is definitely only for the brave, because the bridge is made of glass and is nothing short of terrifying. The walkway is 328 feet (100 meters) long and only 5.2 feet (1.6 meters) wide.

    The glass bridge is on the side of Tianmen mountain in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Hunan Province. It’s known as the Coiling Dragon Cliff skywalk, and as you can see below, you’ll definitely be rewarded with breathtaking view that only a few will ever experience. The park is actually home to three glass walkways including a 1,410 feet (430 meters) glass bridge suspended 590 feet (180 meters) above the ground, so if you’re looking for adventure, or just an extreme selfie, then you know where to go.

     

    Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, China Glass Walkway Will Give You Vertigo

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    Read more:

    10 Awesome Destinations To Check Out If You’re Alone
    10 Best Places to Travel Alone in the World

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    Bomb Shelter Costs $17.5M Withstands 20-Kiloton Nuclear Blast

    Would you spend $17.5M on a bomb shelter? This specific one, located 45 feet below the grounds in Savannah, Georgia is packed with more than the necessities you’ll need to survive a nuclear threat. Well, I guess that’s how it usually is for rich folks, right? The future of mankind is looking pretty shaky at the moment. Talk of war dominates the news on a daily basis, and nuclear fallout seems inevitable if the US and North Korea keep flexing their muscles. But don’t worry, because while most of humanity will surely perish in the ensuring fallout of nuclear war, you’ll be safe and sound in your very own luxury nuclear bomb shelter.

    This $17.5M bomb shelter was renovated in 2012 from a former US army base (built in the Cold War in 1969). It is set in 32 acres of land and covers more than 14,000 feet of living space, with 3 feet-thick walls, an air intake system, a nurse’s room, decontamination showers, and a CCTV system. Oh, and it can withstand a 20 kiloton nuclear explosion too. This ridiculously expensive bunker contains four spacious apartments, each including a kitchen, a dining area, two bedrooms, a living room, and a bathroom. You should definitely be careful who you choose to live with though, as you might be down there for a very long time…

    The Luxurious Bomb Shelter Images

    This lovely hallway doesn’t even look like a bomb shelter

    Your dinner table while the world is being destroyed

    How about just relaxing on this comfortable sofa?

    The bathroom isn’t too shabby either, simple  yet modern and chic.

    Or this gigantic kitchen with an island. Great for beer pong or flip cup.

    Images in rendering form, just so you can see the overview of how ridiculous this $17.5M bomb shelter costs.

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