Tag: town

Here’s a fantastic short film from Danny Yourd about a man named Michael Paul Smith who makes miniature scenes of a fictional town called Elgin Park. For Michael, the models are a therapeutic escape from a past filled with sadness and bullying and he seems to have come into quite a groove with these miniatures. […]

This video is a “then-and-now” comparison showing the Dutch city of Alkmaar in 1914 and in 2014. It was created by Dutch photographer Frits de Beer, Tara Rikkers and Michael de Vreugd, Alkmaar natives who wanted to see how his city had changed over the past 100 years.

gingerbread-lane

I had no idea the New York Hall of Science had this giant gingerbread town on display. It’s called Gingerbread Lane  and it runs until January 12, 2014. The 300-square-foot village is made up of an estimated 1,900 lbs. of icing, 400 lbs. of candy, and 500 lbs. of gingerbread dough. It is comprised of 152 […]

Hey! I didn’t know they actually built train tracks in the middle of a vehicular street (or built streets around existing tracks). This is just like Inception.

town-lit-by-mirrors

The town of Rjukan, Norway in located at the bottom of a steep valley which means it is cut off from natural sunlight up to 6 months a year. The town recently erected giant mirrors at the top of the surrounding mountains to reflect light down into the valley.