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thecollectibles:Art by Eugene Korolev

Anette Marnat - Ilustraciones

Recojo una muestra de los trabajos de esta artista francesa " Anette Marnat ", si te gustan y quieres ver más pásate por su blog.

One Way to Build a Bridge

The tallest and fastest roller coaster in the world. Frequently heard phrases from the millions of people who have been on these terrible rides include: "Ohhhh noooo", "S&%t!" and the classic "We're gonna die!". Watching the videos is a must. Kingda Ka: the world's tallest and fastest roller coaster Arms down, head back and hold on. With only 28 seconds, the Kingda Ka may not be very long, but it's bound to leave you wide eyed and twitching. Located at Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey, USA, it's the tallest and fastest roller coaster in the world. The train is launched by a hydraulic launch mechanism to 128 miles per hour (206 km/h) in 3.5 seconds. At the end of the launch track, the train climbs the main top hat tower, reaching a height of 456 feet (139 meters)! At a cost of US$25 million, the Kingda Ka opened to the public on May 21, 2005, was closed several times for different technical problems and was also struck by lightni

Things You Need To Stop Tweeting About


Holy Taco

Squeezed to meet you! Inside the narrowest home in Britain

Anyone who claims you can't cram a quart into a pint pot should visit the house owned by Iain and Rachel Boyle. It is only 6ft wide and 21ft from front to back. Yet in that tiny space is an entrance hall, kitchen and shower room on the ground floor, a first-floor living room and a bedroom in the eaves. Mr and Mrs Boyle believe that the former donkey-cart shed could be Britain's narrowest inhabited terrace home and have written to Guinness World Records to ask if they are right. The slender house, which is sandwiched between two unremarkable houses in the middle of a terrace, is 21ft deep and 6ft wide The couple, who run a publishing business, bought the building in the Hollingdean area of Brighton for £8,000 12 years ago. They spent another £15,000 turning it into a stylish pièd-a-terre and now rent it out. Owners Iain and Rachel Boyle, pictured with sons Joe and Charlie, believe it must be Britain's narrowest inhabited terraced home Mrs Boyle, 45, said: 'There was stil