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Vocklabruck Platform In The Middle Of A Lake

There's a wonderfully picturesque spot in Vöcklabruck, Austria where visitors are able to sit in the middle of a pond without getting wet. The scenic landscape includes a path leading down to a hollowed out circular area where people can take a seat and relax amongst nature. It's a surreal journey along the gradual ramp to the observational platform as the water level gains height either side. Once in the resting area, depending on perspective, visitors seem like they're wading in the lake without a drop of water on them.
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09 Apr 2013 09:23:00
Londoners sleep on the platform and on the train tracks at Aldwych Underground station,London, during heavy all night Nazi bombing raids, October 8, 1940. (Photo by AP Photo)

Londoners sleep on the platform and on the train tracks at Aldwych Underground station,London, during heavy all night Nazi bombing raids, October 8, 1940. (Photo by AP Photo)
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10 Oct 2015 08:06:00
A woman lies to pose for her souvenir picture on the glass sightseeing platform on Shilin Gorge in Beijing, China, May 27, 2016. (Photo by Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters)

A woman lies to pose for her souvenir picture on the glass sightseeing platform on Shilin Gorge in Beijing, China, May 27, 2016. (Photo by Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters)
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29 May 2016 09:33:00
People walk on a sightseeing platform in Zhangjiajie, Hunan Province, China, August 1, 2016. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)

People walk on a sightseeing platform in Zhangjiajie, Hunan Province, China, August 1, 2016. China has opened a 100-metre-long glass skywalk stretching around a cliff on the side of the Tianmen Mountain. The skywalk provides a view of a 300-metre drop and overlooks Tongtian Avenue, a mountain road with 99 turns that snakes up the mountain. When translated in English, it means “Avenue to the Sky”. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)
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04 Aug 2016 10:39:00
Elena from Dresden has her hair ruffled by the wind as she stands on a visitors' platform on the Maintower in Frankfurt am Main, western Germany, during stormy weather on February 22, 2017. (Photo by Arne Dedert/AFP Photo/DPA)

Elena from Dresden has her hair ruffled by the wind as she stands on a visitors' platform on the Maintower in Frankfurt am Main, western Germany, during stormy weather on February 22, 2017. (Photo by Arne Dedert/AFP Photo/DPA)
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24 Feb 2017 00:01:00
BERTI the robot interacts with a Sony AIBO robot dog

“Life-size humanoid robot BERTI (Bristol EluMotion Robotic Torso number 1 or RT-1) is a self contained, fully automated Robotic Torso, designed and built by Elumotion to provide a robotic platform based on human anatomy. RT-1 is a highly articulated manipulating platform and includes novel dexterous hands that allow emulation of human gesturing”. – Elumotion.com

Photo: BERTI the robot interacts with a Sony AIBO robot dog at The Science Museum's Antenna Gallery on February 17, 2009 in London. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
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12 Sep 2011 10:53:00
A man sits waiting for a train on the London Underground in 1890, when the platform floors were still made from wooden floorboards. (Photo by Hi-Story/Alamy Stock Photo)

A man sits waiting for a train on the London Underground in 1890, when the platform floors were still made from wooden floorboards. (Photo by Hi-Story/Alamy Stock Photo)
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31 May 2017 06:53:00
A young woman takes pictures of the city with her mobile phone, from the glass-floor observation platform, in the Oriental Pearl Tower, in the financial district of Shanghai, on May 9, 2019. (Photo by Hector Retamal/AFP Photo)

A young woman takes pictures of the city with her mobile phone, from the glass-floor observation platform, in the Oriental Pearl Tower, in the financial district of Shanghai, on May 9, 2019. (Photo by Hector Retamal/AFP Photo)
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16 May 2019 00:05:00