Part 6 of the latest installment of our weekly link round-up investigates all manner of history, art and the truly bizarre – from urban exploration in Mike Tyson’s abandoned mansion to the science of hoarding; enjoy!
Designed by the quirky and modernist architect Piers Gough (who designed many of the Canary Wharf buildings) in 1993, this half-toilet half-florist was commissioned by local resident John Scott
If you visit the city of Chemnitz in the German Free State of Saxony, your first impression is going to be distinctly Soviet. Journalist and urban explorer Seamus Murphy takes a closer look.
Berlin is known as the graffiti capital of Europe. In this article, Sophie Webb takes a look at three of the German city’s most prolific street artists – XOOOOX, Alias and Mein Lieber Prost.
Housing some of the city’s most influential residents, famous and infamous, Toowong Cemetery is a popular tourist destination, said to be haunted by the ghost of a murderous opportunist.
Part 3 of our weekly link round-up from our friends, partners and sites we admire takes us from the UK to Russia, the US and Mexico.
Rome is a fantastic place to visit, but if classical buildings, spectacular art and eclectic architecture do not float your boat, perhaps offbeat Rome will. The city is full of unusual things to do and places to visit.
As prime minister David Cameron reportedly considers military intervention in Syria, Britain’s dismantled Harrier GR9 force bakes beneath the sun of the Arizona desert.
Halloween is upon us again, so let’s explore a selection of pumpkin patches and see how some householders have used the colourful squash to decorate their doorsteps.
The first time I saw Compania Maritima, I was surprised to find a hollow structure with beautiful arcs and balusters that made me wonder what the building used to be during its glory days.
Leicester is one of the oldest cities in the UK, with earliest references from 2,000 year ago. A city with so much history will naturally have its share of spooky tales to tell.
Elevators have the potential for enormous chills: claustrophobic rooms suspended by cables in a large, open shaft which could open upon any situation – some say even ghosts…
Graffiti has long been considered by governments and local officials worldwide as somewhat of a nuisance. Yet the phenomenon has become an unavoidable part of everyday life.