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May 11, 2015

Picture of the Day: The Most Expensive Artwork Ever Sold at Auction

Picture of the Day: The Most Expensive Artwork Ever Sold at Auction

Photograph by Christie’s $179.36 million. That’s how much an anonymous buyer paid for Pablo Picasso’s 1955 painting, Les femmes d’Alger (Version “O”), earlier today, becoming the most expensive artwork ever sold at auction. It eclipses Francis Bacon’s Three Studies of Lucian Freud, which Christie’s sold for $142.4 million in 2013. Les femmes d’Alger (Version…

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Apr 20, 2015

Revolutionary Beehive Invention Delivers Honey on Tap

Revolutionary Beehive Invention Delivers Honey on Tap

Flow Hive is a revolutionary beehive invention, allowing you to harvest honey without opening the hive and with minimal disturbance to the bees. The ground-breaking project launched on Indiegogo earlier this year with a modest goal of $70,000 USD. The project became a worldwide sensation and Indiegogo’s most successful crowdfunding campaign in history, raising…

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Nov 28, 2014

All 253 Lionel Messi Goals in La Liga

All 253 Lionel Messi Goals in La Liga

On 22 November 2014 Lionel Messi netted a hat-trick against Sevilla for his 251st, 252nd and 253rd goals, surpassing Telmo Zarra as the all-time leading scorer in La Liga. Zarra had held the previous record (251 goals) for nearly 60 years. It took Messi just 289 games to reach the record, his first goal…

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Aug 10, 2014

Why London is the World’s Most Expensive City to Build In

Why London is the World’s Most Expensive City to Build In

What makes London the most expensive city in the world to build in? The reasons may surprise you (like unexploded bombs for instance). The Economist explores why in this short but informative video.

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Mar 3, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Most Retweeted Photo of All Time

Picture of the Day: The Most Retweeted Photo of All Time

THE MOST RETWEETED PHOTO OF ALL TIME Photograph via Ellen DeGeneres (taken by Bradley Cooper) Step aside Barack Obama. Before last night’s Academy Awards group shot above, this tweet by Barack Obama (6 Nov 2012) was the most retweeted photo of all time with 781,514 retweets. That record was completely obliterated last…

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Mar 7, 2013

Picture of the Day: Dunmore Head, Ireland

Picture of the Day: Dunmore Head, Ireland

DUNMORE HEAD, IRELAND Photograph by Bjørn Christian Tørrissen on Wikimedia Commons At the end of the Dingle Peninsula lies the picturesque area you see above, Dunmore Head, the westernmost point of Ireland (excluding the islands). The photograph was taken by Bjørn Christian Tørrissen from Slea Head. The peninsula is named after the…

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Nov 10, 2012

The Most Liked and Retweeted Photo in History

The Most Liked and Retweeted Photo in History

On November 6, 2012 at precisely 11:15pm ET on Facebook and 11:16pm ET on Twitter, Barack Obama, the President of the United States of America, posted the photo above with the caption, “Four more years.” As of November 10, 2012 @ 1:30pm ET, the Facebook photo has 4,306,739 ‘Likes’, 577,941 shares and 207,747 comments;…

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