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Your eyes aren’t playing tricks, the Dujiangyan Zhongshuge bookstore, nicknamed “Magic Castle”, located in southwest China’s Sichuan province, appears to be filled to brim with never ending publications. To be more specific, it’s home to over 80,000 volumes in more than 20,000 genres, and looks the way it does using black-tiled floors, paired with mirrored ceilings, resulting in an infinity mirror-like effect.
Spanning 7,000-square-feet and located in Houston, Texas, this unofficial “Darth Vader House” is most certainly fit for the Dark Lord of the Sith, or at least his helmet. It was constructed in 1992 and will set you back a cool $4.3-million from Wade Knight with Martha Turner Sotheby’s International Realty should this be of interest.
The LEGO Art World Map (31203) is now the company’s largest set ever with 11,695-pieces, which lets you create a pixel-like recreation of the Earth from 2D tiles. How does it work? You use customizable brick-built pins that can be put in certain spots to mark out destinations already visited or highlight those still on your bucket list.
Top Aces debuted the first privately owned F-16 fighter jet successfully completed its maiden flight at the company’s new F-16 Center of Excellence at Mesa Gateway Airport. Under the U.S. Air Force IDIQ contract, the firm will begin to provide its highly touted adversary training for the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy and DoD later this year.
The LEGO Group has revealed their all-new Spider-Man Daily Bugle (76178) set, which is essentially a miniature replica of the iconic newspaper building, complete with editor J. Jonah Jameson’s, and Peter Parker’s offices. Standing 2.7ft (82cm) tall and consisting of 3,772-pieces, it’s exquisitely detailed both inside and out, with the set comprised of three floors, the front street as well as the back alley.