National Geographic Photo Contest 2011
National Geographic is currently holding its annual
National Geographic is currently holding its annual
Full text and audio database of Top 100 American Speeches by Rank Order
"Oh dear, just a moment!"
A Top 10 cult_fiction list, Top 10 Radical American Thinkers, presented by Alternative Reel
Whether you're a tourist or a native, we promise you'll never be bored in San Francisco with this list. We tackle 10 neighborhoods below. 1. Listen to your friends' first gig at Hotel Utah. (SoMa) 2. Walk under the waterfall at Yerba Buena Ga...
The Bechdel Test, if you're not familiar with it, is a benchmark for movies developed by Alison Bechdel in 1985. For a movie to pass The Bechdel Test, it
Relocating to one of these regions could help you live a longer, healthier life.
If you can pronounce correctly every word in this poem, you will be speaking English better than 90% of the native English speakers in the world.
My top 25 favorite, relatively unknown movies of all time. Some highlights include Midnight in Paris, Sin Nombre, The Fountain, Waking Life, Garden State, Boogie Nights and Rubber. Posts some of your favorites in the comments; I will add the top 5 su...
Live a good life. If there are gods and they are just, then they will not care how devout you have been, but will welcome you based on the virtues you have lived by. If there are gods, but unjust, then you should not want to worship them. If there ar...
a picture is worth a thousand words
The magic button — Make Everything OK
#1: Please divert your course 15 degrees to the North to avoid a collision.
Husband banned from Target After I retired, my wife insisted that I accompany her on her trips to Target. Unfortunately, like most men, I found shopping boring and preferre..
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Today, I got lost in Manhattan. As I stood on the sidewalk trying to get someone's attention for a little assistance, 25+ well dressed business folks blazed by me, purposely avoiding eye contact. Finally a teenager with spiked green hair and a pierc...
and make your own "Steve Jobs vs. Bill Gates" comic!
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Pouring a mug with some drink is often quite difficult for blind peoples. Generally, blind people gets an idea of how much they have poured by the sound of
Ancient History section of the BBC History website
Calling all English speakers! These words are so cool they deserve to be reinstated to everyday use.
Where has democracy dominated as the world's most popular form of government?
Ninety-five maps, from ancient times into the twentieth century.
Click the mouth, nose, head, and each eye to create a different monoface in this Happy New Year interactive greeting from mono.
If you ever needed proof that we are lost in a sea of pointless rules designed to make traveling (and indeed life in general) more difficult than it ever needed to be, this is it. The eminent minds at TSA saw fit to confiscate an armed soldier's nail...
The kind of coincidences you'd dismiss as bad writing if seen in a movie happen all of the time in real life.
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$8,710.72 To find the answer, we must first quantify the value of Brad. So how much is a human life worth? According to research by Stanford.
The Oatmeal hates invisible spider condos.
Always up to the challege of providing thorough, accurate information, YouTube delivers channels from leading names in historical studies, from The Smithsonian to the Discovery Channel.
Many, if not most, of the books you were handed in high school as required reading were hated by critics and readers alike when they first hit shelves.
For example, a dessert served and eaten at near 0 degrees C (32.2 deg. F) will in a short time be raised to the normal body temperature of 37 degrees C (98.6 deg. F). For each gram of dessert eaten, that process takes approximately 37 calories as st...
Car-lovers have plenty of places to visit on holiday. Andy Hayes gives us a tour of some of the finest small towns that are easily visited on foot instead.
Dueling book covers…may the best design win!
Your evil plan is nearly complete. Simply fill in your answers in the appropriate blanks below and then get ready to call your press conference. You may want to photocopy this page first, in case you change your mind later and want to create a differ...
This is a list of current, widely held, false ideas and beliefs about notable topics which have been reported by reliable sources from around the world. Each has been discussed in published literature, as has its topic area (such as glass, and the mi...
List of and historical in which go under the name of , , Palais, Palast or in .
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There's no doubt YouTube can be tons of fun, but when you get bored of watching clips the traditional way, there are a ton of sites that can help enhance the experience.
Germany, Austria and Italy are standing together in the middle of a pub when Serbia bumps into Austria and spills Austria's pint. Austria demands Serbia bu
Letters from people that have been wronged.
A collection of fill-in-the-blank forms for everyday correspondence.
the last picture under Germany section is really Hong Kong's skyline
There's that links to a number of other newspaper and magazine articles if you want to know more about the Mritak Sangh. The story has got what you expect, though, when it comes to zombies - no one really wins.
Is it a dream or is it for real? These places will make you wonder whether you step into the land of magic and fantasy or still firmly stand on the ground. With unearthly nature, unreal landscapes or fairy tale architecture, these destinations will t...
While the major cities overflow with glorious architecture, whisky tasting shows and frenetic art festivals, the Highlands invoke the legend of King Arthur, pierce with the sound of bagpipes, enchant with the romanticism woven into the tartan pattern...