Jul 6, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Estonian National Opera Parking Entrance

Picture of the Day: The Estonian National Opera Parking Entrance

Photograph via Classical KDFC on Twitter Instead of plain, boring parking gates, the Estonian National Opera in Tallinn turned them into a conductor’s hand holding a baton (the proper name for the conductor’s stick). With a parking entrance like that you know you’re going to have a good time! You can even see the…

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Jul 6, 2014

This is the First Ride Down the World’s Tallest Waterslide

This is the First Ride Down the World’s Tallest Waterslide

At 168 ft and 7 inches, Verrückt (German for ‘insane’) is the world’s tallest waterslide. Set to open this month at Kansas City’s Schlitterbahn Waterpark, riders will have to climb 264 steps to reach the top of this 17-story behemoth. Four-person rafts will reach speeds in excess of 60 mph before ascending a second…

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Jul 6, 2014

This is Why You Shouldn’t Tap on Museum Displays

This is Why You Shouldn’t Tap on Museum Displays

A lady gets a startling surprise when she taps on the exhibit display at the International Spy Museum in Washington D.C. For those curious, this is the Earth Redesigned exhibit.

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Jul 5, 2014

This Guy Flew a Quadcopter Through Fireworks and It Looks Awesome

This Guy Flew a Quadcopter Through Fireworks and It Looks Awesome

This is what the inside of a fireworks show looks like! Jos Stiglingh attached a GoPro to a DJI Phantom 2 quadcopter and flew it through a fireworks show in West Palm Beach, Florida. His quadcopter emerged unscathed and he was able to capture some incredible footage. Music is Con te partirò by Andrea…

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Jul 5, 2014

Furniture with Rivers of Glass Running Through Them

Furniture with Rivers of Glass Running Through Them

Greg Klassen is a one-man furniture maker based out of Lynden, Washington. The craftsman is inspired by the Pacific Northwest and the trees that grow there. Klassen remarks, “no two trees are the same just as no two pieces are that I make from them.” All pieces are handmade, one at a time and the…

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Jul 4, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Statue of Liberty from Above

Picture of the Day: The Statue of Liberty from Above

Photograph by Apple Maps / Digital Globe In celebration of the Fourth of July (The United States’ Independence Day) we see a satellite view of the iconic Statue of Liberty, a neoclassical sculpture located on Liberty Island in the middle of New York Harbor (40°41’21″N 74°2’40″W). The statue, designed by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi and…

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Jul 4, 2014

This Is What Daytime Fireworks Look Like

This Is What Daytime Fireworks Look Like

We’ve all seen fireworks at night, but what about on a sunny afternoon? At the Arab Museum of Modern Art in Doha, Qatar, Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang put on one of his largest explosion events ever, utilizing microchip-controlled explosives to form incredible designs and patterns. Each set of explosions was calculated to paint a…

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