21 Unbelievable International Borders

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Take Away Her License these kids are crazy! 30 Times Kids Fell Asleep in the Funniest Places. Children stuck in An Uncomfortable Position Subscribe to Talltanic http://goo.gl/wgfvrr #15 - An Uncomfortable Position While this looks like an incredibly uncomfortable position to try to catch some zzzs in, at least it’s better than this kid sitting on the stool the right side up and falling off of it. #14 - Try Before You Buy Sales people often tell you to try out the product if you are hesitant to buy it. While that holds true for the most part, I don’t think they meant for you to get your full blown eight hours while your mom shops for a new set of sheets. #13 - Starting Work Early While I commend this kid for trying to get out into the workforce at such a young age, it doesn’t look like they were quite cut out for the job. If this kid fell asleep during a Tuesday lunch rush, I would hate to see how he stood up to an actual challenge, like a holiday. Take a few years off and practice kid, the job will be there when you’re ready. #12 - A Day At The Beach A day at the beach is guaranteed to include a few things. Among the sun, sea and salty air, you are going to come across tons and tons of sand. This kid will be remembering the sand part all the way to his bath tonight, who knows how long it’ll take to get rid of all that sand. The poor kid looks like he has an entire mouthful. #11 - Indecisive While this kid was trying to pick out the best toy to play with this afternoon, he fell asleep and the day wasted away. #10 - Fed Up This kid was fed up that his parents kept insisting that he sit in this ridiculous contraption. However, he fell asleep before he could come up with a protest that didn’t consist completely of cries. #9 - Take Away Her License If this is any indication of how she’ll handle a car when she grows up, her parent’s need to take away her driver’s license now. Falling asleep at the wheel is never going to have good consequences; she probably ran right into the side of the couch, could you just imagine the property damage? #8 - Attempting to Pray At least this kid tried to say a nightly prayer before falling asleep. I wonder if he managed to get it all out before succumbing to the Sandman. Amen. #7 - A Tad Too Big He may have outgrown this car seat, but that doesn’t stop him from attempting to reclaim all the lovely “sleeps” he remembers having when he was small enough to actually fit. #6 - Good Morning Waking up is hard unless you are an early bird, we all know that. This girl is still learning, but when you fall asleep in your cereal, it’s probably a good indication that you need to go back to bed. #5 - Just Lounging Around Besides a bed, there probably isn’t a better place to lay back and catch some zzzs. Maybe he has a floating cooler filled with juice boxes somewhere in the background. #4 - What A Day What this little girl is doing is impressive. Not the sleeping on a lawnmower part, look at her right hand. This little girl is fast asleep and is still managing to hold onto her handful of crayons. She must have brothers that steal her things; she’s trained for this. #3 - When Nature Calls There is little else you can do when nature calls, other than to answer the call. This kid may have been tired from all the afternoon play, but at least he made it to the toilet before he made a mess. I wonder how long he’ll end up sleeping there, and whether or not his whole body will end up in the porcelain throne before he wakes. #2 - Passenger in Commute Traveling is exhausting if you look right now, there are thousands of articles out there giving you advice on how to prevent and cure jet lag and other traveling horrors. Some of us are lucky enough to hail down that indoor shuttle cab that runs people from gate to gate inside the airport. Others, like this little girl, are lucky enough to have her own personal valet, taking her directly to her flight. Hopefully, the driver is watching carefully, because she is not keeping her hands, arms, or legs inside the vehicle at all. #1 - Don’t Mind the President When this kid was first told that he would be able to attend a formal dinner with the (then) president of the United States, Barack Obama, this kid was thrilled and jumping up and down in excitement. Of course, just like the first day of school jitters, he was up all night, far too excited to sleep. The result: he slept through the whole thing. It’s ok; it was only the president.

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Who approved these blue prints? These are 57 of the world's funniest & most EXTREME building & engineering fails ever! Subscribe to Talltanic http://goo.gl/wgfvrr 50. At the corner of Auschwitz lane and holocaust road. How did no one see this in the blueprints? 49. In the event of an emergency, grab a crowbar or a torch and weld the bars off from around this hydrant. Good luck, you’re going to need it. 48. Duck! These stairs are for the vertically challenged individuals only. 47. We can stay at the second Best Western just to see what the inside of the room. Staying in the corner room non-smoking and by the hallway. 46. Your new office is right this way! 45. These condos come equipped with a workout facility, pool, and every unit comes with a balcony. 44. New improved ATM they are child proof and have the latest technology to keep your money secure. You cannot even see the numbers to punch in your own pin. 43. Child’s ATM, Is there no middle ground? It’s a small world after all. 42. Window access to the stairs. 41. The landscaping is through the roof in this home. 40. The landscaping is off the wall in this one. 39. It is a good thing they stopped there someone could have gotten hurt with no railing on the stairs. 38. Bridge by IKEA. Let’s make sure we read the instructions correctly. I’ll meet you halfway. 37. The menswear is up the stairs. 36. Is this what they mean when they say they have a half-flush toilet? 35. It’s the most fun you’ll never have again. I suppose every playground has a tunnel built on the ground by children leading to China. 34. They must feel walled inside. Think they could try and leave the window open? 33. There is plenty of room to build additional stairs. Seems up to code. 32. Looks about right parking should not be an issue living here. 31. A metaphor for life? Or Dr. Kevorkian kitchen? 30. Introducing the most exclusive club in town. Where’s the doorman? 29. Every employee must be sure to wash their hands five times before returning to work. 28. Stairs are coming soon. I may be able to reach this one. 27. Thank goodness for that handrail it’s the stairway to platform 9 ¾. 26. It is a handi-trap. 25. Don’t hit the wrong switch I suppose the projector needs to cool down. 24. Economy seats still cost $300 on StubHub. 23. Is this a team-building exercise? 22. You have arrived at your destination; please exit to the left. Is this the airport? 21. Stairs are for wussies! These stairs are even handi-capable. 20. Even the trees do not want to be here. 19. These stairs are spiraling out of control. 18. That is not how it is supposed to work. 17. Do we forget what that symbol means? Apparently you need to bring your own ramp. 16. Nice save, looks right, at least, someone is trying to keep up with the time. 15. Almost as bad as going into the stall and realizing after you go there is not toilet paper. Go ahead reach for it! 14. Narnia’s exit door. This secret room is a truly a secret. 13. Not the most comfortable seat around, but hey there is a beautiful ocean view. 12. Yes, seriously just build the stairs six feet to the left. Someone evidently followed instructions. 11. Ring your little bell now, Mr. Cyclist and see what happens. This appears to be an excellent place to put a large pole on the cement path. 10. It’s not stupid if it works, but how are you supposed to shut the door when you get in there stand on the toilet? 9. How’s that meant to work? Just open the door and jump after climbing over the railing. 8. This belongs in a skate park or a playground to be a slide, very x-treme. 7. Suck it in, guys or you will never get out this way. 6. Our bathrooms boast an intimate and friendly setting to help you relax while you use the bathroom. 5. Even more intimate and friendly. 4. The sidewalk is closed you need to make your own pathway. 3. World’s largest pay phone. Wonder what kind of money it takes? Pay phones still exist? Hang on. 2. I’m not a contractor, but I am reasonably sure that building is supposed to be in the middle of the highway. Detour! 1. All Employees must wash fingers only before returning to work. How did these ever make it past the blueprint stage? Someone needs to get fired! Which one of these building blenders made you face palm? Leave a comment below! Dont forget to subscribe for more fun videos like this. Thanks for watching!

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Unbelievable Home Locations

We’ve seen wonderful lists of the most creative, bizarre and quirky houses and they’re truly a marvel to see, but today it’s all about location, location, location! We put on our hiking boots, pack our backpacks and go traveling to some of the strangest places on earth where people have built their homes. Subscribe to Talltanic http://goo.gl/wgfvrr 13 - Home grown… Before we knew too much about turning our homes into eco-friendlier versions of their selves, Icelanders were already far ahead of the game. They use the earth’s natural dirt to insulate their homes, which means once the grass starts growing, you’re blending in with the landscape beautifully. Also bear in mind that building materials are not easy to come by in more remote areas, so this is the perfect solution. By owning one of these homes, you’ll blend right in. 12 - Ready for Take Off… This Boeing 727 Hotel in Costa Rica is located deep in the heart of the jungle. So not only are you heading into the seriously awesome location of a jungle, but you can also brag that you’ve overnighted in a disused airplane flew from South Africa to Columbia once upon a time. Many amazing conversions have taken place in old aircraft, from restaurants, to homes, hotels and even a kindergarten. 11 - Rock On… Over in Utah you’ll find homes that have been blasted into a rock wall that form part of the Rockland Ranch Community. Around 100 people live there, and the area was founded 35-years ago. 10 - Cliff Hanger… Although Xuan Kong Si is actually a Monastery, I’ve added it to our list today – because technically, it is home to the monks that reside there. This particular mountain is considered sacred, and the Monastery in Mid Air – which is what Xuan Kong Si translated means – has been hanging there since 491 AD. To this day, architects are in awe of how they managed to get these dwellings to hang like this off the side of the cliff. They do know how it was done, but it’s remarkable they were able to do so. They were built high up as either a defence mechanism against marauders, or to protect themselves from floods. 9 - Home is where the heart is… This big house is located on Elliðaey Island, Vestmannaeyjar Archipelago in Iceland. An incredible view from above, but you’ll never be allowed to visit there. It was built in the 1700’s and at that time 5 families lived on the island. The house is now owned by a hunting club and you have to be a member to get there. They don’t have electricity but fortunately they do have a sauna. 8 - Oh, the places you’ll go… Over in Northern England these treehouses served as a form of protest. The residents of the treehouses built them to prevent authorities from quarrying for gritstone in the historic Nine Ladies Sit in Stanton Lees. 7 - Time to go home… This is the Brooklyn Clock Tower Home and it’s got a hefty price tag attached to it. It costs $15 million and offers the lucky owners a view of Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens. It’s 6,813-square-foot and at one stage was bring rented out for $50,000 a month! 6 - Welcome Home… Built in the 1700’s, let’s take a walk around Yemen’s Dar al-Hajar palace. The more modern part on top of the hill was built in the 1930’s by Yahya Muhammad Hamiddin, an Islamic Spiritual leader. The rooms of the palace are built into the side of a tall rock spire and you can buy a ticket and walk through this 5-story rock palace. 5 - The house of the rising sun… Although it’s uninhabited, this is just worth a share because it’s so bizarre. It’s known as the Floating Castle near Krasnosilka in Ukraine, and is actually an abandoned granary. 4 - Home is where you lay your hat… We head to Tunisia and pop in for tea at Matmâta. Thought to date back to the Roman times, inhabitants have dug these monstrous pits into the ground and tunnelled into the sides to create their living space. Nobody really knew about this place until the mid-60’s and that was thanks to the Star Wars film, A New Hope, where Luke Skywalker made his home on the planet Tatooine. Why they are built like this is not certain, but it could possibly have been to hide from the Egyptians or some like to believe that desert monsters used to live in those underground tunnels. 3 - Head for the hills… Admittedly, it’s not a house but a hotel, but the location is most certainly surreal! The Solvay hut is located at 13,000 feet on the Matterhorn in Zermatt, Switzerland. It offers a resting place for weary hikers! 2 - House on a hill… In this case, it would be more of a case of house in a hill. This was the creation of SeARCH and Christian Muller Architects, and the entire home is built into a hill. The shape allows for lots of natural light to filter into the home, exquisite panoramic views and loads of shelter. 1...

From silly borders in Europe, to the place that separates Brazil from France; These are 21 Unbelievable International Borders !

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9. Chile and Argentina
The countries of Chile and Argentina share a long border that stretches north and south and it’s the 3rd longest in the world and longest in south america. Stretching 3200 miles, it’s naturally separated in most places due to the high elevation of the Andes Mountains. Here in this photo we see this christian statue between the two with Chile on the right and Argentina on the left. The final boundary was established in 1984 and signed at the Vatican

7. Spain and Morocco
The Spanish port city of Morocco on the continent of Africa, shares a large border with Morocco. Constructed by Spain, in order to prevent, illegal immigration and smuggling they built this border fence. An estimated 700 have made it across and 6 have died due to clashes with moroccan security forces. Spain spent 33 million euros worth of renovations in 2005 and added more razor wire. Some steps were also made to slow down intruders more peacefully but it still remains an imposing international border.

6. Paraguay Brazil and Argentina
A little more peaceful boundary, this one is located where all three of these countries meet. The Parana River flows north and south in this photo and the Iguazu river ends when it meets Paraguay. The rivers act as natural boundaries and have served as valuable resources to all three countries.

5. Belgium and the Netherlands
Don’t we wish we could all have borders like this? These two friendly EU countries don’t really have any fences, rivers or mountains, and you might not even know when you’re walking into a different country! These two countries both speak the same language, use the same currency! This border, is found in the town of Baarle Nassau with a population of 6,600 people and the border here gets a little bit complicated as you can see from this photo. There are few random pieces of belgium inside this city due to a number complex treaties, land swaps, land sales, and other complex deals especially during medieval times. Today it mainly serves as a tourist attraction it is kind of border nightmare here.

4. Spain and England
You not have even known these two countries actually share a border! If you head to the south of spain, not far from Morocco, you’ll notice something seems different about it, like possibly some monkeys. Get ready to swap out your euro’s for pounds and learn some English, because once you're in Gibraltar, you’re in the UK! This land was signed over to Spain under the Treaty of Utrecht in 1713 and was an extremely important naval base for the British ever since. This strategic port, is located on the strait of Gibraltar, which is the only way to enter from the west into the Mediterranean sea. When the Uk decided to leave the EU, more secure boundaries were built, it lead more Spaniard to want to reclaim the land. However a vote was taken, and the citizens here decided to remain British!

3. India and Bangladesh
These two countries share quite a complicated border in Southeast Asia, with India nearly surrounding the entire country. If you look closely at it, it almost appears as a young child scribbled on the map and came up with these borders. India shares is a large, fast growing country and Bangladesh is one of the poorest per capita. The way the border is drawn out, it features random pieces of land belonging to India, surrounded by Bangladesh and, makes it rather difficult to defend.in recent years, it’s become one most dangerous borders in the world. A controversial shoot on site policy was enforced and this 10 foot barbed wire fence was constructed that stretches 2116 miles.

2. North and South Korea
Also known as the Korean Demilitarized zone, the Korean peninsula is cut in half along the 38th parallel. The 2.5 mile wide border that separates the two nations is one of the more intense international borders in the world and you can feel the tension about to burst at any moment. Both sides of the demilitarized zones are heavily militarized. Despite attempts to keep the two countries from engaging in all out war, some skirmishes have broken out and tunnels have been found that were built by North Korea. This flag here, sits on the North Korean side is 524 feet tall and can be seen from the South Korean side.

US Mexico Border
Possibly the most controversial border in the world right now, the Mexican-American border can also appear quite shocking when it comes to urban development like we see in this photo. On the right side you see the city of Tijuana, that seems quite densely populated, even to the very edge of the border. The building on the left, on the US side is built to treat sewage from the Tijuana side, so it’s not exactly an area where Americans want to live.

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