Moscow Unveils a Scheme to Build Its First New Park In 50 Years

Moscow has chosen a design for its first new public park in half a century. Zaryadye Park will sit on a 13-acre site that's been host to some colourful history: The homes of 16th century aristocrats, 18th century peasants, a Stalin-ordered redevelopment, a failed plan to build the city's tallest skyscraper, and finally, the world's largest hotel—demolished in 2006. Read More >>

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Don't Forget How Beautiful the World Is

Living in cities, driving on car-congested roads, going to work, sitting in cubicles, shopping at supermarkets, surrounding yourself in urban density and all around stepping away from nature makes it easy to forget how beautiful she can be. We should never forget. Read More >>

You Can Sit in This Pond Without Getting Wet

This picture was taken in a park in Vöcklabruck, Austria that you might want to go to right now. You can actually sit in the middle of the pond, thanks to a sunken spot where you can hang out without getting soaked. Read More >>

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What Playing in a Dog Park Looks Like from a Dog's Point of View (Hint: Awesome)

I've always wondered what the world looks like from a dog's point of view. After watching this video, now I know. Kelsey Wynn outfitted his Great Dane, Bishop, with a GoPro and took him to the dog park to play. You get to see everything Bishop's see and it looks so freaking fun. Read More >>

Google Street View Hangs Around in Parks

Google has once again added a stack of new Street View images to its amazing voyeur tool, bringing a selection of the world's most popular city parks to its database. Read More >>


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