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Chinese Workers Build 15-Story Hotel in Just Six Days
Offbeat  (tags: Building, hotel, build, China, 15-story, six days )

Tarequl
- 1441 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A construction crew in the south-central Chinese city of Changsha has completed a 15-story hotel in just six days. If nothing else, this remarkable achievement will stoke further complaints from American economic pundits that China's economy is far...
Take Action! Tell Hilton to Prevent Child Prostitution in Their Hotels
Offbeat  (tags: women, prostitution, hotel, hilton, humans, crime, cruelty, children )

Agnes
- 1501 days ago - humantrafficking.change.org
Consumerist named the Hilton in Washington DC the third most prostitution-friendly hotel in the city, based on the phone records of the DC Madme.
Undulating Green-Roofed Hotel Opens in Norway
Offbeat  (tags: green roof, hotel, norway, architects, project )

Merissa
- 1512 days ago - inhabitat.com
JDS Architects recently announced the grand opening of their latest project - the Two Seasons Hotel situated in the center of Stavanger, Norway.
Will 'Hotel of Doom' Ever Be Finished?
Offbeat  (tags: Hotel, unfinished, Korea's capital )

Sophie
- 1835 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Infamously ugly and unfinished, the shell of the Ryugyong Hotel dominates North Korea's capital, Pyongyang. But work on the skyscraper began again last summer after a 16-year hiatus and, as the company behind it tells the BBC's Matthew Davis,
Hotel Made Out of 200,000 Plastic Key Cards
Offbeat  (tags: Key Cards, Hotel, creativity, design )

Sophie
- 1862 days ago - odditycentral.com
The Holiday Inn Key Card Hotel was built by card-stacking master Bryan Berg, from 200,000 discarded hotel key cards. To mark the relaunch of their hotel chain, numbering 1,200 establishments,
Ice Hotel in Japan
Offbeat  (tags: ice, hotel, japan, bored )

Veljko
- 2047 days ago - bored-space.com
Japan opens ice hotel, tourists rush to book rooms. Following the model of norththern-European countries like Sweden, Japan opened an ice hotel in Alpha Resort Tomamu's ice village, on Hokkaido Island.
Police: Man Beheads Tame Hotel Duck
Offbeat  (tags: man, beheads, tame duck, hotel )

Sharon
- 2588 days ago - news.yahoo.com
ST. PAUL, Minn. - A man was in custody Sunday after police said he ripped the head off a tame duck that lived in a hotel lobby's ornamental pond.
   

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