Alcatraz

Alcatraz Island located in the middle of San Francisco Bay in California. It was formerly used as a military stockade and later as a maximum security prison (just like in the A-Team). Today, the island is a historic site supervised…

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Uffington White Horse

The Uffington White Horse in Juarez Mexico is over half a mile long. Hey cool, we have these in the UK aswell. Thanks jesvs.

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California Dreaming

Gorgeous views of the California coast. If only I could be on that beach right now; drinking a cold one, catching some waves… Thank Shital Shah

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Brookhaven National Laboratory

This one of several laboratories run by the United States Department of Energy. The large, circle shaped structure is a 3 mile long Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider. Thanks Chris.

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Neverland Ranch

A very topical view here, Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch. You can just make out his mini theme park rides. Thanks xylon.

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Staples Centre, LA

Following on from the ‘Dave’ post yesterday I’ve created a new category for legible text called ‘Large Type’. The first of which is the Staples Centre, LA (Props: jbum). I’d like to think they put the text there on the…

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