The International Cow Parade

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The International Cow Parade

Who knew the words “cow” and “fine art” would ever be used in the same sentence? But apparently, this combination has become the world’s largest public art event. It all began in 1998, when a Zurich sculptor made 812 fiberglass, life-size cows for local artists to decorate. The cows were placed all around the city, [...]

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Italian Jackpot

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Italian Jackpot

In the beginning of July there was a car accident in Italy. A truck that carried about 2 million euros in coins overturned. The van burst, and all the coins worth 1 and 2 euro ran across the highway. No wonder that when the sum of money was finally collected it missed about 50 thousand [...]

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Itabashi City, Tokyo Japan

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Itabashi City, Tokyo Japan

Itabashi is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo, Japan. In English, it calls itself Itabashi City. Itabashi has sister-city relations with Burlington, Ontario in Canada; Shijingshan District in Beijing, People’s Republic of China; and Bologna in Italy. As of 2007, the ward has an estimated population of 531,793 and density of 16,270 persons [...]

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World’s Largets Model Railway

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World’s Largets Model Railway

The World’s Largest Model train takes about 1,150 square meters (12,380 square feet). This model shows six regions America, Switzerland, Scandinavia, Germany and the Australian Alps, the U.S. section depicts the giant model Rocky Mountains, marshy plains, the Grand Canyon, and Mount Rushmore. This project will be completed in 2014, when the composition will cover [...]

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