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Police in Germany have stepped in after a stash of gold worth millions was dug up in an eastern Bavaria back garden – right after the owner of the house had died. A digger showed up at the house in Bogen, near Passau, shortly after the death of the 53-year-old businessman who owned it, broadcaster

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Architects and designers have created quirky obstacles based on features of Los Angeles for a temporary mini-golf range at the city's Materials & Applications gallery, reports Dezeen. Contributors were asked to submit "a single architectural obstacle" that would relate to a feature of the local

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An official digital freeway sign in Riverside County, California sparked outrage on Christmas evening when its message was switched from a mundane traffic warning to a campaign booster for US Presidential hopeful Donald Trump. A portable changeable message sign on the $1.4 billion freeway 91 Project

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Kazakhstan’s capital of Astana may be in line for an apartment block crowned with nothing less than a ski slope – just in case you want a little bit of winter sports when you get home after work. As reported by CNN, with its very cold and often snowy winters, Astana certainly has a ski-friendly

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Residents in Penzance are so sick of an overturned car in a hedge near their homes they set up a Facebook page appealing for it to get World Heritage status. The 'Get World Heritage status for the upside down car at Ludgvan Leaze' was created by locals after the car was left in the hedge for months.

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Lego has released a set of kits that allows architecture lovers to build skylines of cities around the world, Deezen has reported. The first three sets to be launched are Venice, Berlin and New York City, with each of the cities' well-known buildings reconstructed in miniature brick form.

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A young woman in Russia has decided to take road repairs into her own hands after getting frustrated by the number of potholes in her city. Veronika Bobrus, a 26-year-old florist, became an overnight celebrity in Omsk, southern Siberia, after a dashcam video of her filling a pothole at night was pos

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Plans have been unveiled to build the UK’s next mega tower, which will rival the Shard for the title of the tallest building in Europe, and will dwarf all other office blocks in the City of London. The 73-floor skyscraper at 1, Undershaft, will be 309.6m high when completed, making it on a par wit

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A family of 12 ducks has refused to quack under pressure of construction all around their home in New Zealand. A mother duck dutifully caring for a brood of 11 ducklings while giant construction equipment roared all around was unlike anything Alastair Bennett had seen in his 22 years as a foreman fo

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Iconic construction always has a risk to it, so YourTradeBase has created an infographic visualising some of the most dangerous construction projects in history. It features 13 of the world’s most famous construction projects, highlighting surprising death tolls and what caused these fatalities.

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China is known for its replicas of famous sights, but one new creation has gone a step further by combining two landmarks into one building, the BBC has found. Half of the structure, located in the northern city of Shijiazhuang, is a copy of Beijing's Temple of Heaven, but the other half is the whit

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