Hermitage San Colombano: a church carved into a rock

Hameed Adigun Reader Find

By Hameed Adigun in Architecture on Tuesday 29 October 2013

It’s a church carved in a rock. It’s a church carved into a rock! I mean come on… It’s a church carved into a flippin’ rock! How cool is that? I almost didn’t notice it for a minute and when I did, my first thought was ‘what the …’ Fill in those blanks. This wonderful […]

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Come home to a Buddhist cave, a supermarket and more

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Design on Tuesday 29 October 2013

We swear Redstone has some of the most amazing themed box sets. Its Household Box purports to offer ‘new ways to enjoy your home, relationships, family and life!’, and contains entertaining ideas for a home makeover. We just dig these silly floorplans that break down the different sections of decidedly unhomely environments, such as a Buddhist cave, a crown court, a hotel room, and even a supermarket — presumably so you can reposition the furniture around for a new look.

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World’s largest cave located in Vietnam

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in Cool Travel on Monday 14 January 2013

The Son Doong Cave in Vietnam might just be the world’s largest cave. Nicknamed The Infinite Cave, the biggest chamber of Son Doong is more than five kilometers long, 200 meters high, and 150 meters wide. These photographs only capture just a small part of this enormous cave, which features a fast-flowing river and even its own forest. So next time you’re in the mood for some spelunking, check this place out.

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Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Music on Friday 6 March 2009

These heady times call for heady music, something spaced-out, trance-y, weird, and devilishly ecstatic to distract us from reality. Chicago’s Cave heeds this call for musical escapism, channeling Hawkwind, Kraftwerk, funk, and tribal frenzy into their mothership-beaconing groove.

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