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World Guide – Tuned Mass Damper of the Shanghai Tower

World Guide List Item – Investigate the Magnetic Tuned Mass Damper of the Shanghai Tower From Gizmodo: https://gizmodo.com/how-a-121-storey-building-uses-a-giant-magnet-to-preven-1692540759 This is where the ‘tuned mass’ damper system of the 2,073-foot Shanghai Tower comes into play. The physics of the damper work exactly as normal — a 1,000 ton weight hangs from steel cables. But two systems …

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Hallstatt, Austria

Tucked away in the mountains of Austria you’ll find the tiny town of Hallstatt. Hallstatt and its population of less than 1000 residents rest on the southwestern shore of the Hallstätter See. In addition to the picturesque view of the town on the lake, tourists can see the world’s first salt mine, enjoy nearby skiing, …

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Kamawanu, Tokyo, Japan

Kamawanu Load up here on tenugui, traditional dyed cloths printed with images of everything from Mount Fuji to musical notes. Locals use the fabrics for wrapping wine bottles and presents (for the constant gift-giving), and they can easily double as handkerchiefs and napkins. 23-1 Sarugaku-cho, Shibuya-ku; 011-81-3-3780-0182.

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Franz Joseph Land

Franz Joseph Land Franz Josef Land, Franz Joseph Land or Francis Joseph’s Land (Russian: ????? ??????-??????, Zemlya Frantsa-Iosifa) is an uninhabited archipelago located in the Arctic Ocean, Barents Sea and Kara Sea, constituting the northernmost part of Arkhangelsk Oblast in Russia. It consists of 191 islands, which cover an area of 16,134 square kilometers (6,229 …

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Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

Marina bay sands hotel Singapore https://www.designboom.com/weblog/cat/9/view/14514/marina-bay-sands-hotel-singapore.html marina bay sands complex consists of three hotel towers connected by the magnificent sands skypark. designboom’s editors had the great opportunity to stay and test out the newly opened hotel. with over 2,500 rooms and suites, it is the biggest hotel in singapore. the sands skypark with pool is …

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Love Hotel Jzauruss, Beppu, Japan

In the city of Beppu in Japan’s ?ita Prefecture, you can visit Hotel Jzauruss, a love hotel modeled on Jurassic Park. Finally, a place that can accommodate all of your Dennis Nedry roleplaying fantasies. You didn’t say the magic safe word, ah-ah-ah! For those of you unfamiliar with the concept of a love hotel, it’s …

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Neuschwanstein Castle, Schwangau, Germany

Neuschwanstein Castle (German: Schloss Neuschwanstein, pronounced [n????va?n?ta?n], English: “New Swanstone Castle”[1]) is a nineteenth-century Romanesque Revival palace on a rugged hill above the village of Hohenschwangau near Füssen in southwest Bavaria, Germany. The palace was commissioned by Ludwig II of Bavaria as a retreat and as a homage to Richard Wagner. Ludwig paid for the …

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