Category: LISTS

Mar 18, 2015

The 25 Cutest Miniature Crochet Animals Ever

The 25 Cutest Miniature Crochet Animals Ever

Su Ami are a family of five artists from Vietnam who crochet the cutest miniature animals ever. The artists sell their creations on Etsy where you can find hundreds of their miniature creations in various sizes. Some fit on the tip of your finger while others fit in the palm of your hand. Below…

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Mar 18, 2015

10 Composition Tips with Award-Winning Photographer Steve McCurry

10 Composition Tips with Award-Winning Photographer Steve McCurry

The COOPH (the Cooperative of Photography) explains 10 photo composition tips with the help of Steve McCurry’s incredible photographs. McCurry is an award-winning editorial photographer best known for his photograph, “Afghan Girl” (Sharbat Gula), which originally appeared on the June 1985 cover of National Geographic magazine when she was approximately 12 years old. Be…

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Mar 17, 2015

18 Stunning Green Auroras for St Paddy’s Day

18 Stunning Green Auroras for St Paddy’s Day

In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, here are 18 stunning green auroras as seen from Earth and outer space (aboard the International Space Station). For those unfamiliar, Saint Patrick’s Day is a cultural and religious celebration held on the 17th of March each year. It signifies the traditional death date of Saint Patrick (c.…

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Mar 10, 2015

This Canadian Hot Spring has a Hair Freezing Contest Every Winter

This Canadian Hot Spring has a Hair Freezing Contest Every Winter

Every February the Takhini Hot Pools in Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada host a Hair Freezing Contest. Visitors dunk their hair in the hot water (usually 40° Celsius/104° Fahrenheit) and then let it freeze in the chilly air above (temperatures in Feb. can easily dip below -30° Celsius/-22° Fahrenheit). Contestants are free to mold and style…

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Mar 5, 2015

18 Delicious Looking Meals That Are Actually Cakes

18 Delicious Looking Meals That Are Actually Cakes

For the last 10 years, Debbie Does Cakes has been creating custom sculpted cakes for customers in the San Francisco Bay area. By Debbie’s account, “a sculpted cake is a cake carved by hand to resemble anything other than cake”. Debbie does not design traditional cakes of any kind, focusing strictly on one of…

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Mar 4, 2015

The Internet is Having a Field Day with the Bird Riding Weasel

The Internet is Having a Field Day with the Bird Riding Weasel

Earlier this week, Martin Le-May’s photo of a weasel riding a woodpecker went viral. The photo has been seen millions of times around the world since. Whenever an image like this—that is so unusual and hard to believe—spreads, the reaction images and photoshops are not far behind. BuzzFeed put together a great compilation of…

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Mar 4, 2015

The 12th Annual Smithsonian Photo Contest Finalists

The 12th Annual Smithsonian Photo Contest Finalists

The finalists of the 12th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest have just been announced. Selected from over 26,500 entries, these photos were submitted by photographers from 93 different countries. Smithsonian’s photo editors selected ten finalists per category—Natural World, Travel, People, Americana, Altered Images and Mobile—and it is up to you to determine the Readers’ Choice…

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