Category: LISTS

Apr 24, 2015

10 Highlights from the 2015 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest

10 Highlights from the 2015 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest

The 27th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest opened on April 7 and there have already been a slew of amazing entries. Official categories include: Travel Portraits; Outdoor Scenes; Sense of Place; and Spontaneous Moments. Our friends at National Geographic were kind enough to let us share a gallery of notable submissions already received…

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Apr 23, 2015

This Book from 1908 is Dedicated to Blackboard Art and it’s Amazing

This Book from 1908 is Dedicated to Blackboard Art and it’s Amazing

In 1908, Frederick Whitney, an artist and teacher in Salem, Massachusetts published Blackboard Sketching, a book dedicated to the art of blackboard chalk drawings. As the book’s forward states: Ability to draw easily and well on the blackboard is a power which every teacher of children covets. Such drawing is a language which never…

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Apr 23, 2015

10 Flying Versions of Modern Cars

10 Flying Versions of Modern Cars

In an ongoing series entitled Flying Cars, artist and designer Sylvain Viau takes photographs of cars and then manipulates them in Photoshop so they appear to hover or fly. The idea of flying cars has long been a concept teased in science fiction and just the thought conjures up feelings of freedom and being…

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Apr 22, 2015

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with 26 Jaw-Dropping Images of Our Planet

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with 26 Jaw-Dropping Images of Our Planet

In celebration of Earth Day, NASA released a breathtaking gallery of some of the most incredible images of our planet ever taken. The images were captured from a variety of sources including satellites, research modules and astronauts onboard the International Space Station. Below you will find highlights from the jaw-dropping 76-image gallery. To see…

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Apr 16, 2015

The 55 Most Useful Life Hacks Ever

The 55 Most Useful Life Hacks Ever

A definitive list of life hacks that will actually simplify and improve your everyday life. This selection of 55 life hacks were hand-picked from our two previous posts: 50 Life Hacks to Simplify your World and 40 Clever Life Hacks to Simplify your World. It also includes updated tips from the popular subreddit r/lifehacks.…

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Apr 8, 2015

If Modern Favorites Were on VHS

If Modern Favorites Were on VHS

Artist Julien Knez created a series of nine retro VHS covers for modern television shows and movies including Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones and Guardians of the Galaxy. The covers, which were actually printed and placed into VHS sleeves, were made as part of an April Fools day prank for his blog, where Knez…

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Apr 7, 2015

Facebook Post Goes Viral After Woman Named Beyonce Inspires Others to Come Forward

Facebook Post Goes Viral After Woman Named Beyonce Inspires Others to Come Forward

This past weekend the ultra popular Facebook page Humans of New York posted a portrait and story about a young lady named Beyoncé. The post went viral, amassing nearly 300,000 likes, 45,000 comments and over 20,00 shares. It also inspired a number of other people to come forward who had the same name as…

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