• 15 Banknotes that Show Queen Elizabeth Age from a Child to an Elderly Woman

    15 Banknotes that Show Queen Elizabeth Age from a Child to an Elderly Woman

    Wednesday, July 30, 2014

    Born 21 April 1926, Queen Elizabeth II is the longest-lived and second longest-reigning British Monarch. Being the Queen of a number of commonwealth countries, republics, territories and realms comes with an interesting set of privileges, one of which includes appearing on various legal tender and currency. In the gallery below, we see Queen Elizabeth…

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  • The Winners of the 2014 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest

    The Winners of the 2014 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest

    Thursday, July 31, 2014

    Selected from more than 18,000 entries, a photograph of a dramatic storm cloud, taken by Marko Korošec of Sezana, Slovenia, has been chosen as the grand-prize winner of the 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest. Korošec has won an eight-day National Geographic Expedition to Alaska’s Inside Passage for two aboard the National Geographic Sea…

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  • Waves of Cut Glass by Ben Young

    Waves of Cut Glass by Ben Young

    Monday, July 28, 2014

    31-year-old Ben Young makes intricate wave sculptures from numerous layers of cut glass. Raised in Waihi Beach, New Zealand and now residing in Sydney, Australia, the self-taught artist has been making glass sculptures now for over a decade. Each of Young’s sculptures are hand drawn, hand cut and hand crafted, layer on layer to…

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  • Adding Superheroes and Crime Fighters to Neighborhood Watch Signs

    Adding Superheroes and Crime Fighters to Neighborhood Watch Signs

    Friday, August 1, 2014

    If you live in downtown Toronto, Canada there’s a chance you’ve come across Andrew Lamb‘s handiwork. Since 2012 the artist has been wheat-pasting images of superheroes and crime fighters onto Neighbourhood Watch signs in Toronto. The 30-year-old artist and fabricator, who makes his living creating puppets, estimates he has put up about 70 such…

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  • One of the More Interesting Sentences in the English Language

    One of the More Interesting Sentences in the English Language

    Thursday, July 31, 2014

    I do not know where family doctors acquired illegibly perplexing handwriting; nevertheless, extraordinary pharmaceutical intellectuality counterbalancing indecipherability transcendentalizes intercommunication’s incomprehensibleness. Here we see a twenty-word sentence where each successive word increases in length by a single letter until we arrive at incomprehensibleness. A literary gem! If you enjoyed this post,…

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  • This is a Cut and Polished Chinga Meteorite

    This is a Cut and Polished Chinga Meteorite

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014

    Seen here is a 773 gram polished Chinga meteorite. The quarter-cut specimen was found in Turvinskaya, Russia and has been cut and polished on two sides. The rest of the meteorite retains its natural light brown crust, creating a dramatic contrast. This particular specimen, which was offered by Arizona Skies Meteorites has been sold,…

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  • Insanely Detailed Sleeve Tattoos by Niki Norberg

    Insanely Detailed Sleeve Tattoos by Niki Norberg

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014

    Niki Norberg is an award-winning from Gothenburg, Sweden. A professional tattoo artist since 2001, Niki currently works out of Gothenburg’s Wicked Tattoo. The artist is known for his realistic and highly detailed portraits and he has amassed a huge following online. On Instagram the artist has over 256,000 followers along with another 171,000 on…

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  • This Guy is Taking Balloon Art to the Next Level

    This Guy is Taking Balloon Art to the Next Level

    Monday, August 4, 2014

    Jason Secoda (Airheads Entertainment) is an artist and entertainer that uses balloons as his medium. Based in Philadelphia, the artist has been making balloon art for over 15 years. On his Facebook page, he describes his philosophy: “My philosophy on balloon art tries to shatter the ideas that balloon art is cheesy and that…

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Aug 21, 2014

Little Kid is Crushed When Dad Takes His Ear

Little Kid is Crushed When Dad Takes His Ear

While hanging out with his son before bed time, Jesse Fulcher thought he would try the old ‘steal the nose’ trick. His son’s reaction was pretty priceless.

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Aug 21, 2014

Picture of the Day: Railroad Sheet Music

Picture of the Day: Railroad Sheet Music

Artwork by Artur Bordalo Street artist Artur Bordalo aka Bordalo II, recently completed a series of artworks that incorporated railroad tracks. You can see the complete series on his Facebook page. In this particular version, Bordalo turned the tracks into a giant version of sheet music. The pieces were done on railroad tracks in…

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Aug 21, 2014

This Guy Made a Few Cuts Into an Apple and then Left It Outside

This Guy Made a Few Cuts Into an Apple and then Left It Outside

Artwork by AirmanElmo on reddit Reddit user AirmanElmo used a razor to make a few shallow cuts into this green apple. He says he then left it outside in the ‘Last Vegas heat’ for about a week and this is what happened. The top three suggestions of what this looks like according to reddit…

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Aug 21, 2014

Rediscovering the First Color Photographs of the United States

Rediscovering the First Color Photographs of the United States

An American Odyssey is a new 612 page book published by Taschen that revisits photochrom and photostint postcard images from the private collection of Marc Walter. Originally produced by the Detroit Photographic Company between 1888 and 1924, these images were created using a photolithographic process that predated the autochrome by nearly 20 years, offering…

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Aug 21, 2014

This Dog’s Reaction to an Alarm Clock is Priceless

This Dog’s Reaction to an Alarm Clock is Priceless

If you’re not a morning person, consider this dog your spirit animal. This is Oscar, a four year-old Hungarian Vizsla that does not like to be woken from his slumber. I love how he goes back to sleep at the end!

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Aug 20, 2014

Picture of the Day: This was Just Taken from Space

Picture of the Day: This was Just Taken from Space

Photograph by Reid Wiseman (@astro_reid on Twitter) “Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine this. 10 minutes ago on the #ISS #aurora” Those were the words of astronaut Reid Wiseman who is currently aboard the International Space Station. He posted the photo above to Twitter last night at 6:04 pm ET (19…

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Aug 20, 2014

Motorcyclist Crashes at High Speed, Lands Perfect Front Flip onto Roof of Moving Car

Motorcyclist Crashes at High Speed, Lands Perfect Front Flip onto Roof of Moving Car

This is the craziest dash cam footage I’ve ever seen. A motorcyclist tries to make a dangerous pass on a highway and crashes into the trunk of another car. Miraculously, the motorcyclist somehow executes a perfect front flip onto the roof of the car, even sticking the landing. Absolute insanity.

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