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Built by SunEdison for Southern Power (Southern Company and Turner Renewable Energy), Adobe Solar Facility has a capacity of 20 MW. Over 80K SunEdison/MEMC photovoltaic modules were used in the project.

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Watts Towers
December 192013

Built by an Italian immigrant, Sabato Rodia, between 1921 & 1954, Watts Towers are composed of 17 structures in Los Angeles California. Almost demolished by the city in 1959, the Watts Towers were saved by Nicholas King and William Cartwright. They are now part of the prestigious U.S. National Historic Landmark list.

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Mont Saint-Michel
January 112014

Once surrounded by dry land, the Mont Saint-Michel became an island with the increase in sea level. This phenomenal site might look familiar to Lord of the Rings fans as it was the inspiration for Minas Tirith. In 1979, Mont Saint-Michel was added to UNESCO World Heritage Site list.

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Giant Shipwreck
December 22013

This Bolivian Ferry is not going anywhere. Perhaps the captain should have been a bit more careful!

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Palace of Fontainebleau
January 102014

In order to build the new Rome, in the Forest of Fontainebleau, the French King Francis I invited world renowned Italian artists in 16th century. With the Palace, the Park of Fontainebleau also flourished. In 1981, both were added to UNESCO World Heritage Site list.

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Montmorency Falls
December 92013

This amazing waterfall, Montmorency Falls, is the highest in the Quebec province. It is even higher then Niagara Falls.

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Campo Verde Solar
January 252014

Built & operated by First Solar, the Campo Verde Solar facility has a capacity of 139 MW. Southern Power and Turner Renewable Energy owns the solar park and the produced power is sold to San Diego Gas & Electric Company under a 20-year agreement. Campo Verde Solar facility is expected to power 48,000 homes.

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Luxor Temple
January 92014

Dedicated to Amun (later called Amun-Ra after integration with the God of Sun, Ra), Mut, and Khonsu; the Luxor Temple is one of the most significant archaeological sites in Egypt. Located in what was known as the ancient city of Thebes, Luxor Temple was added to UNESCO World Heritage Site list in 1979.

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Louvre Museum
December 172013

Also called The Louvre, Louvre Museum is the most visited museum in the world. It hosts about 35K pieces from all over the world, including Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece, Mona Lisa.

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Cloud Gate
December 102013

Inspired by liquid mercury, British artist Anish Kapoor designed Cloud Gate (also called The Bean) for AT&T Plaza in Chicago.

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Diomede Islands
December 102013

These islands are fascinating. Right in the middle of the Bering Strait, one belongs to US and the other to Russia. They are also separated by the international date line, meaning there is a 23 hour difference between the two islands.

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Holbrook Submarine
December 82013

A Royal Australian Navy submarine, HMAS Otway, was decommissioned in 1994 and it is currently displayed at a park in Holbrook, New South Wales.

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Water Cube
December 42013

Beijing National Aquatics Center, also called Water Cube, was built for the Beijing Olympics 2008. The texture of the structure looks amazing, especially at night.

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Washington Monument
December 92013

World’s tallest stone structure and obelisk, Washington Monument was built to honor the first American president, George Washington.

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Itaipu Dam
December 152013

A joint project between Paraguay & Brazil, the Itaipu Dam produces the largest amount of energy among hydroelectric facilities in the world. The dam supplies 19% and 90% of the electricity Paraguay and Brazil use respectively.

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Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe
January 142014

Combination of the famous Hercules statue and the water displays down the hill makes the Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe a very unique park. Located in Kassel, Germany, the Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe was added to the UNESCO World Heritage Site list in 2013.

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Warship in Lake
December 42013

Dianshan Lake in Shanghai China hosts a pretty big guest. This aircraft carrier is used for educational purposes but it just looks so funny sitting in a lake.

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Maiden Tower
January 22014

Not to be confused with the Maiden Tower in Istanbul, Turkey, the Maiden Tower in Baku, Azerbaijan, was built in 12th century. It was added to the UNESCO World Heritage Site list in 2000. Later in 2003, it was also added to the endangered sites list and removed in 2009 after the necessary steps to preserve the site were taken.

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Camp Nou
December 132013

Camp Nou, mostly called Nou Camp in English, is the largest stadium in Europe. As famous as the stadium is its owner, F.C Barcelona, one of the strongest soccer clubs in the world.

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Dungur
January 82014

The city of Aksum was the capital of one of the strongest empires in the first millennium, Aksumite Empire. The ruins, including the Queen of Sheba’s Palace, called Dungur, in the city of Aksum were added to UNESCO World Heritage Site list in 1980.

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