Category: LISTS

Nov 22, 2011

Top 25 Cities in the World with the Most High-Rise Buildings

Top 25 Cities in the World with the Most High-Rise Buildings

Hong Kong – Photograph by CHENSIYUAN A high-rise is defined as a structure at least 35 meters (115 feet) or 12 stories tall. Below is a list of the 25 cities with the most high-rise buildings in the world. The complete list of cities around the world with at least one hundred high-rise…

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Nov 21, 2011

The Incredible Praying Mantis [25 pics]

The Incredible Praying Mantis [25 pics]

Photograph by IGOR SIWANOWICZ Mantodea (or mantises) is an order of insects that contains approximately 2,200 species in 15 families worldwide in temperate and tropical habitats. A colloquial name for the order is “praying mantises”, because of the typical “prayer-like” stance, although the term is often misspelled as “preying mantis” since mantises are…

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Nov 15, 2011

Historic Color Photos of U.S. Life in the 1940s

Historic Color Photos of U.S. Life in the 1940s

Photograph courtesy of The Library of Congress These vivid color photos from the Great Depression and World War II capture an era generally seen only in black-and-white. Photographers working for the United States Farm Security Administration (FSA) and later the Office of War Information (OWI) created the images between 1940 and 1944. The…

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Nov 14, 2011

15 Mind-Blowing Featured Images by NASA

15 Mind-Blowing Featured Images by NASA

Photograph by NOAA/NASA GOES Project The NASA Goddard Space Flight Center is home to the United States’ largest organization of combined scientists, engineers and technologists that build spacecraft, instruments and new technology to study the Earth, the sun, our solar system, and the universe. They are also home to some of the most…

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Nov 12, 2011

10 Funny Movie Poster Cliches

10 Funny Movie Poster Cliches

Image compiled by Christophe Courtois Siberian blogger Christophe Courtois has compiled an amazing list of funny move poster cliches. These classic design techniques have been employed for years, it’s just fun to see them all together in one post. On Christophe’s blogs you can find many more examples but below is a list…

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Oct 31, 2011

25 Hilarious Halloween Costumes from the Weekend

25 Hilarious Halloween Costumes from the Weekend

Trollface Every Halloween, hundreds of Reddit users upload photos of their awesome Halloween costumes. This year saw no shortage of funny and creative executions that surely enhanced the evenings of those around them. Enjoy this small collection of hilarious costumes spotted this past weekend. Until next year, have a Happy Halloween ya’ll! 2.…

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Oct 30, 2011

The World’s Fastest Animals on Land, Sea and Air

The World’s Fastest Animals on Land, Sea and Air

Photograph by DECKSTER1965 CHEETAHS: THE WORLD’S FASTEST LAND ANIMALS The cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) is a large-sized feline inhabiting most of Africa and parts of the Middle East. They are the only felid with non-retractable claws and pads that, by their scope, disallow gripping (therefore cheetahs cannot climb vertical trees, although they are…

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