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Sometimes it is simply good to get away and go someplace new, but traveling there directly is not always possible. WebUrbanist brings some of the most exotic travel destinations and incredible private islands, luxury resorts but also the most remote, uninhabited and abandoned islands and locations on the planet - some of these you may explore in person some day but some you may never seen or hear from again.
Water Worlds: 15 Real Floating Towns & Ocean Cities
Houses on stilts, man-made islands, floating vegetable gardens and canals instead of streets: these communities eschew land for the world of water.
21 Terrifying Deep Ocean Creatures
Any expedition to the deep ocean depths is incredibly expensive, and returns with a host of strange and terrifying new species.
Comic Con And Beyond: 18 Mesmerizing Costumes
The elevation of Comic Con from a niche event for super dorks has had an unintended consequence: cosplaying has become extremely competitive.
What the Phonics? Device Pronounces Street Names
An interactive project called 'What the Phonics' installs speakers at Copenhagen intersections, demonstrating how to pronounce difficult street names.
Incredible: 10 New Images of Dubai Underwater Hotel Design
A stunning new underwater hotel is planned for Dubai, complete with glass-walled guest rooms that give guests unparalleled views of marine life from their beds.
Mexican Venice: The Man-Made Island City of Mexcaltitán
Made centuries ago by human hands, the culturally rich island of Mexcaltitán floods during the summer, turning its streets into canals navigable only by boat.
Inception Park: Impossible Roller Coaster in Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires becomes a fantasy urban playground in this fun video by Black Sheep Films, featuring roller coasters with no tracks that zoom through the city.
Marvelous Mystery of Britain's Money Trees
Money doesn't grow on trees anywhere in the world, but some trees in Britain are laden with the coins of people who have passed by through the years.
Slippery When Wet: The UK's Top 10 Navigable Aqueducts
Sail on, inland sailor! Navigable aqueducts helped jump-start the industrial revolution at a time when railroads and commercial highways had yet to be invented.
Beauty & The Beach: SI's Top 10 Scenic Locations
This look at Sports Illustrated magazine's top 10 scenic shoot sites shows that behind every lovely lady there's a beautiful backdrop well worth a visit.