Daily Inspiration on WhereCoolThingsHappen http://www.wherecoolthingshappen.com Your Daily Feed Of Where Cool Things Happen Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:00:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.3 The Magical Miniature World Of Snails http://www.wherecoolthingshappen.com/the-magical-miniature-world-of-snails/ http://www.wherecoolthingshappen.com/the-magical-miniature-world-of-snails/#comments Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:00:13 +0000 http://www.wherecoolthingshappen.com/?p=15361 Two snails lean in for a kiss while perched precariously on top of cherry stems, it was the picture that made us like snails. So we researched who took that wonderful shot  It is the Talented Ukrainian nature photographer Vyacheslav Mishchenko and we found out he has an magnificent photography series about the magical world of snails.. enjoy

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Image Credits: Vyacheslav Mishchenko

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Fire truck turned into Adventurous Hotel Room http://www.wherecoolthingshappen.com/fire-truck-turned-into-adventurous-hotel-room/ http://www.wherecoolthingshappen.com/fire-truck-turned-into-adventurous-hotel-room/#comments Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:00:10 +0000 http://www.wherecoolthingshappen.com/?p=15337 Planning on exploring the Scottish countryside? Well why not sleep in an Unique stay like this renovated Fire Truck! Located on the Inshriach House Estate in Aviemore, Scotland, the Beer Moth hotel is a unique accommodation meant for two people. This two-person hotel was originally a vintage 1956 Commer Q4 fire truck and now with modified features that include a Victorian double bed, a door from a cottage on the farm, and a parquet floor exhumed from an old Tudor mansion.  A night’s stay in this room costs £60. More info via Canopy&Stars

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Mother Takes Adorable Portraits of Her Baby and Their Rescue Dog http://www.wherecoolthingshappen.com/mother-takes-adorable-portraits-of-her-baby-and-their-rescue-dog/ http://www.wherecoolthingshappen.com/mother-takes-adorable-portraits-of-her-baby-and-their-rescue-dog/#comments Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:00:55 +0000 http://www.wherecoolthingshappen.com/?p=15348 Parent Photographers taking adorable portraits of their kids, we’ve seen this before, but it makes you smile every time. Now we feature Lifestyle photographer Grace Chon with her 10-month-old Chinese-Korean baby Jasper and their 7-year-old rescue dog Zoey, putting them side by side in the most adorable portraits you’ll see today..

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More info Website | Instagram | via MyModernMet

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20 Amazing Places from miniature point of view http://www.wherecoolthingshappen.com/20-amazing-places-from-miniature-point-of-view/ http://www.wherecoolthingshappen.com/20-amazing-places-from-miniature-point-of-view/#comments Sun, 13 Apr 2014 10:41:38 +0000 http://www.wherecoolthingshappen.com/?p=15315 Sometimes you see photos of the world that are just absolutely magical. And sometimes you see photos that show you the world in a new and fun way, like in the photos below where everything has been made to look like a miniature world.

Note: these are real photographs taken with a Tilt-Shift lens.

Ålesund, Norway

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Lost Valley, Vietnam

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New York City

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Downtown Dubai

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Seattle, Washington

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Croatia

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Sabratha, Libya

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Rommedalen, Norway

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New York City

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A ghost town in China

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Palouse, Washington

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Durdle Door, Dorset, England

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Saar loop, Germany

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San Francisco

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Iceland

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Rio de Janeiro

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Slovakia

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Bern, Switzerland

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Covadonga, Asturias, Spain

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14 Terrifying Things Every Thrill Seeker Needs To Do http://www.wherecoolthingshappen.com/15-terrifying-things-every-thrill-seeker-needs-to-do/ http://www.wherecoolthingshappen.com/15-terrifying-things-every-thrill-seeker-needs-to-do/#comments Sat, 12 Apr 2014 15:00:15 +0000 http://www.wherecoolthingshappen.com/?p=15283 Some prefer a lazy vacation on the beach, but others rather seek the thrill in life. If you are a thrill seeker, than you have to try these 15 things at least once, there terrifying but you probably think they are awesome..

 

1. Swim with deadly Crocodiles in Australia

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Thousands of people have been thrilled & terrified by sharing the very environment of 5m + crocodile, in the so called “Cage of Death”. Protected but terrifying nonetheless. More info via crocosauruscove.com

 

2. Skydive over the Mount Everest

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Everest Skydive not only take you to the dizzying heights of 29,500ft over Mount Everest – the highest in the world, it also takes you to the heart of the Sherpa country into the Everest region. Extreme adventure with an spectacular view. More info Everest Skydive

 

3. Go Ice Swimming in Finland

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While this seems extreme, in Finland it’s not extreme at all. If you go there and try it, they say, you’ll experience an “incomparable energy boost” from dipping into the icy waters. More info visitfinland.com

 

4. Run a marathon in the Moroccan desert

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Not sure why you would want this.. extreme heat and running a marathon just doesn’t seem like a great combination. The Marathon des Sables is a test of endurance, survival… challenging

 

5. Go “Wing Walking” in (above) the UK

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Say what?? Wing-Walking.. This might just spice up a day when you’re real bored. Ever wanted to sit on top of a plane instead of in the plane? This is your chance. via RodmanUK

 

6. Take a “Tundra Buggy” to see some polar bears

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A Tundra Buggy adventure is about more than just a buggy – it’s a truly unique adventure that takes you places where few others can travel. More info frontiersnorth.com

 

7. Soar with Zero Gravity Like you’re in Space

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The ZERO-G Experience is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience true weightlessness.  In the specially modified Boeing 727, parabolic arcs are performed to create a weightless environment allowing you to float, flip and soar as if you were in space. More info ZeroG

 

8. Take a ride on the fastest roller coaster in the world

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Formula Rossa is a rollercoaster at Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi. It’s the fastest rollercoaster in the world, with riders reaching speeds up to 150 mph (in less than five seconds of acceleration!). Thrill Seekers start your engines.. more info FerrariWorld

 

9. Fly a real Jet Fighter yourself

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This must be a dream come true for many thrill seekers, fly a real jet fighter. During the jet flight, you will even get the chance to fly the jet by yourself and perform stunning manoeuvres in the jet fighter aircraft, if you desire to do so. The flight consists of manoeuvres like loops, rolls, immelman turns.. more info MigFlug

 

10. Hike the most dangerous path in the world

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Camina del rey is known as the most dangerous hiking trail in the world. More info wherecoolthingshappen

 

11. Take a Dive in the most dangerous pool in the world

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The Victoria Falls in the Zambia is home to the most Dangerous pool in the world: the naturally formed Devil’s Pool. When the river flow is at a certain level a rock barrier forms an eddy with minimal current, allowing adventurous swimmers to splash around. More info WhereCoolThingsHappen

 

12. Walk on the Edge on the Toronto Tower in Canada

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The Edge Walk in Toronto, Canada. Toronto’s newest and tallest attraction had adventure lovers taking a walk OUTSIDE – around the circumference of the roof of the CN Tower. More info WhereCoolThingsHappen

 

13. Drive a Zapcat Powerboat

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Zapcats are essentially the inflatable hulls of a catamaran boat. They’re light, nimble, and can reach incredible speeds. Oh, and if you hit a wave just right, you might see your life flash before your eyes! via Distractify

 

14. Dine in the Sky in Belgium

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Why not take someone to dinner.. 50 meter above the ground. You can try it in Brussels, Belgium. Via wcth

 

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15 perfectly camouflaged Animal Photos – Part 2 http://www.wherecoolthingshappen.com/15-perfectly-camouflaged-animal-photos-part-2/ http://www.wherecoolthingshappen.com/15-perfectly-camouflaged-animal-photos-part-2/#comments Fri, 11 Apr 2014 17:00:24 +0000 http://www.wherecoolthingshappen.com/?p=15246 Have you found all of the 19 perfectly camouflaged Animals we have listed earlier?
Good! Now you can proceed to the next round…We challenge you again to find the animals in the following perfectly camouflaged animal photos, and again.. within 5 seconds.. Good Luck!

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Bat Faced Toad

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Common Baron Caterpillar

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Gecko

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Great Potoo Bird

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Leaf Frog

Lichen SPider
Lichen Spider

Mossy Leaf-Tailed Gecko
MOssy Leaf tailed Gecko

orchid mantis
Orchid Mantis

parrot
Parrot

seahorse
Seahorse

snowleopard
Snowleopard

spotted deer
Spotted Deer

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Stick insect

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Tropidoderus Childrenii

Via Pulptastic

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Magnificent Close-ups of Animal eyes http://www.wherecoolthingshappen.com/magnificent-close-ups-of-animal-eyes/ http://www.wherecoolthingshappen.com/magnificent-close-ups-of-animal-eyes/#comments Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:00:13 +0000 http://www.wherecoolthingshappen.com/?p=15223 We recently did a post about the beauty of the human eye when zoomed in a thousand times. As a follow up we created a list of 23 zoomed-in animal eyes, how many can you recognize?

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Stingray
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Snail
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Siamese Cat
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Rabbit
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Parrot
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Lemur
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Lark
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Discus Fish
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Cray Fish
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Coral Zebra Fish
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Caiman
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Crocodile
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Albino Python
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Python
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Iguana
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Hyena
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Husky
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Horse
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Chimp

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Wild Animals get stuck in subway http://www.wherecoolthingshappen.com/wild-animals-get-stuck-in-subway/ http://www.wherecoolthingshappen.com/wild-animals-get-stuck-in-subway/#comments Wed, 09 Apr 2014 22:39:20 +0000 http://www.wherecoolthingshappen.com/?p=15266 This is how photographers Clarisse Rebotier and Thomas Subtil would see the world if wild-life animals were taking over the Parisian subway.
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Heartwarming Thai Commercial – Thai Good Stories http://www.wherecoolthingshappen.com/heartwarming-thai-commercial-thai-good-stories/ http://www.wherecoolthingshappen.com/heartwarming-thai-commercial-thai-good-stories/#comments Wed, 09 Apr 2014 17:20:49 +0000 http://www.wherecoolthingshappen.com/?p=15216 Heartwarming Thai Commercial – Thai Good Stories By Linaloved for an insurance company in Thailand. It’s really moving and inspiring.. It will brighten your day.. we promise..

 

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