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I enjoy everyone I follow, of course, but for overall reblogs, forwarding to my facebook, and JOY, I love yours best, hands down.

I never post these types of messages but I would like to say, just this once, thank you to all of my followers, old and new, for all of your support and kind messages. looking for content to please this amount of people is not an easy task. thank you, thank you. curious history out.

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The Real Abandoned Overlook Hotel Unlike the fictional Overlook Hotel in Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining, this hotel is really named the Overlook. The abandoned hotel is located in the small, wine growing town of Bernkastel-Kues in Germany. Aside from the fact that it has been unoccupied for about 13 years, there is no information as to why the hotel was closed. All of the furniture remains an...

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The Terra Cotta Soldiers In March 1974, a group of peasants digging a well in drought-parched Shaanxi province in northwest China unearthed fragments of a clay figure—the first evidence of what would turn out to be one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of modern times. Near the unexcavated tomb of Qin Shi Huangdi—who had proclaimed himself first emperor of China in 221 BC—lay an...

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Houses in Scary Places Although similar to my “houses in strange places” post, these houses are scary for one main reason, they look like they are about to topple over. Although the view from the side of a mountain would be nice, a foundation of wooden sticks is not.

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Houses in Strange Places Whether they are carved out of a mountain, or in an iceberg in the ocean, these houses are some of the more unusual on our planet. Some may call the owners eccentric, but they just consider their house a home. You might doubt the validity of these pictures but, believe it or not, they are not photo-shopped.

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