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You read that right, visiting medieval-style castles doesn't mean an expensive European vacation, as they can be found scattered across the US. Starting off, we have Belvedere Castle above. This castle is located in Central Park in Manhattan. Featuring exhibit rooms and an observation deck, and since 1919, the castle has also been the location of the official Central Park weather station. It was originally designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux in the late 1800s. Continue reading for more.

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Unlike other roller coasters, Gravity Max inside Taiwan's Discovery World theme park features a specially designed track that splits apart from horizontal to vertical before clicking into place and releasing the safety lock to drop the train down. This attraction takes home the titles of being the world's first coaster to feature a true 90-degree drop and the world's only tilt coaster. Continue reading for a video and more information.

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San Alfonso del Mar is a private resort in Algarrobo, Chile, and it boasts the world's largest swimming pool, at 0.629-miles long, covering 20 acres, and containing some 66,000,000 US gal of seawater. It has a maximum depth of 35 m (115 ft) and the water is pumped, filtered, and treated from the Pacific Ocean. The pool was developed by Fernando Fischmann and his Chilean company Crystal Lagoons. It's estimated to have cost $1.5-billion to $2-billion total to build, with almost $4-million in annual maintenance. Continue reading for a video and more pictures.

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If Harry Potter owned a tree house, it'd probably look something like this. Fortunately, this structure isn't just some fantasy, a British family actually owns this. It's called "Living the Highlife Tree House" and was designed by Blue Forest and is actually comprised of two sections: one is for the kids, the other for adults. Continue reading for more pictures.

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At first glance, this may appear to be a computer-generated scene from The Walking Dead, but it's actually the Chatillion Car Graveyard, Belgium. These vehicles were purportedly left behind by US soldiers from World War II that could not ship them back to the country, so they decided to hide them in a forest until they could come back and retrieve them. There were up to four car graveyards in Chatillon with as many as 500 retro vehicles, but many of the cars were stolen or removed by the locals. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Built at a cost of $375000USD, this "Tree in the House" was designed by architect Almasov Aibek and the team at A. Mascow studio. Thistransparent cylindrical structure features a facade constructed entirely from glass for sweeping 360-degree views. To stay one with nature, a 40-foot fir tree has been planted right in the center of the home. If you happen to be in the Almaty, Kazakhstan region later this year, you might want to keep an eye out for this beauty. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of the season 4 Game of Thrones VFX reel.

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The breathtaking destination you're looking at above is Navagio Beach, or Shipwreck Beach, an exposed cove on the coast of Zakynthos, in the Ionian Islands of Greece. It got its name in 1983, when the alleged smuggler ship Panagiotis was wrecked on the beach while transporting cigarettes. Regular tours to the beach depart from Porto Vromi to the south, and from Agios Nikolaos and Cape Skinari to the north-east. Boats also arrive from the harbour of Zakynthos city. Continue reading for more amazing places from around the world that every travel geek (or anyone with the financial means and time for that matter) should visit.

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Schlitterbahn water parks out of Kansas City have just released footage of Verruckt's - the world's tallest waterslide - first launch with human riders. Measuring a towering 168 feet and 7 inches high, it's taller than the Statue of Liberty and Niagara Falls. Approximately 264 steps will take riders 17 stories in the air before they make their journey down the slide. Continue reading for the video and more information.

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The Social Pool installation is a public pool unlike any other. Austrian artist Alfredo Barsuglia is the mastermind behind this project and decided to construct it on an isolated stretch of the Mojave Desert. It's basically an 11ft x 5ft pool that features a solar-powered filtration system, and a lockable cover. Continue reading for a video news report and what it takes to access this pool.

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You're looking at Green Lake in Tragoess, Styria, which sits at the foot of snow-capped Hochschwab mountains in Austria. During the frozen winter months, the area is completely dry and used as a county park, but as soon as the temperatures begin to rise in spring, snow on the mountaintops begins to melt and runs down into the basin of land below. The water levels rise from about 1-2 meters (3.2 - 6.5 feet) deep in the winter to as much as 10 meters (32-feet) in the late spring and early summer. When the waters are at their highest in June, it becomes a hot spot for divers keen to explore the rare phenomenon. Continue reading for a video, more pictures and additional information.

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