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An American Bookshelf in London

Totally Rad USA Map Bookshelf If I had this I would place all my books that are based on a real place onto the state the book is set in.

Frozen bubbles in the Canadian Rockies. Photo by Emmanuel Coupe

Ice Bubbles @ Abraham Lake, Alberta, Canada (Picture by Emmanuel Coupe) - Frozen methane gas bubbles released by plants on lake bed are stacked up every winter to form these beautiful pillars of ice bubbles

Things to do to your home!

Place an electrical outlet inside a kitchen drawer - good idea -- Here Are 30 Relatively Simple Things That Will Make Your Home Extremely Awesome: Amazing Oasis.

The Rainbow Eucalyptus is the only Eucalyptus species found naturally in the Northern Hemisphere, and is found in New Britain, New Guinea, Ceram, Sulawesi and Mindanao. It's unique multi-hued bark is the most distinctive feature of the tree. Patches of outer bark are shed annually at different times, showing a bright green inner bark. This then darkens and matures to give blue, purple, orange and then maroon tones.

The multi-coloured streaks on the Rainbow Eucalyptus trunk comes from patches of outer bark that are shed annually at different times, showing the bright-green inner bark, which darkens and matures to give blue, purple, orange and then maroon tones.

"Favela", Fernando Alan

favela is the term for a slum in Brazil, most often within urban areas. The first favelas appeared in the late century and were built by soldiers who had nowhere to live. Some of the first settlements were called bairros by Fernando Alan

playscapes: City Museum, St. Louis, Bob Cassilly, 1997

PLAYSCAPE: CITY MUSEUM, ST LOUIS * It’s like a giant, museum-sized, spread-out jungle gym. There is a giant slide going down through several stories. If you ever have a chance, GO THERE. It is incredibly fun. Lokks like a great place to explore.

"Blue" Pools by Sergio Del Rosso, via 500px

Fairy Pools are the splendid pools of water made by the thrashing waterfalls in Isle Of Skye Scotland. Fairy Pools entice visitors from all over the world.

A Tower of Giraffes by Greg du Toit #Giraffe #Greg_du_Toit

African Landscapes and African Wildlife Landscapes by award winning African photographer Greg du Toit.