Curiosities: Powerful Pictures
Three sisters pose for photographs taken years apart.
Three sisters pose for photographs taken years apart.
People have different ways of finding focus and inner tranquility â�� prayer, meditation, exercise... I think I'm going to take up loris-
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Carrie Manolakos, a former Broadway actress who made her mark as Sophie Sheridan in Mamma Mia!, is promoting her upcoming debut album Echo with the release of a climactic "Creep" cover she performed earlier this month at Le Poisson Rouge in Greenwich...
Sometimes you spend an hour writing a script to display cat pictures. This is one of those times. Although, interestingly perl sorts the files by size.
Upcycled window shutters adds instant charm anywhere. This post features 10 awesome DIY examples with links to further inspiration and DIY Tutorials.
Ever wonder what an animal whose whole life has been dedicated to pharmaceutical research looks like when and if it is ever let out of a cage? Reports
(also known as or ) is a humorous observation made by in 1990 that has become an . It states: "As an online discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Nazis or Hitler 1." In other words, Godwin observed that, given enough t...
The six-day-old pygmy hippo calf is filling the time of his doting carer Toni Inggs (pictured) at a wildlife sanctuary in South Africa after being rejected by his mother.
Take a look at how a sticker can change everything.
From gang rapes to shark attacks, the world is a dangerous place.
Lori Nix is a New York based photographer who specializes in constructing dioramas and photographing the results.
Flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world. Show off your favorite photos and videos to the world, securely and privately show content to your friends and family, or blog the photos and videos you...
Perhaps as long as 5,000 years ago, a group of sailors found skulls belonging to a race of hideous giants whom the ancient Greeks named cyclops. Dwelling in their mythical land, entrusting the fate of their crops to their evil gods and devouring any...
An idler's miscellany of compendious amusements
I thought there was a fair chance that he would someday say, "I'm gay." But my kid is only 7 years old. I figured I had a few years before we crossed that threshold (if we ever did), probably when he was 14 or 15. I never thought it would happen this...
In Meteora, Greece, six magnificent monasteries still exist, precariously perched atop 1,300 feet high sandstone pinnacles. Hermit monks constructed the first monastery before nuns came to build too. Access to each monastery was crazy, a leap of fait...
I am so enthralled by these that I just might build some bookstairs that lead to nothing in my pad. This beauty belongs to London-based Veronika and Sebastian. My only addition would be a space to keep a pillow or two so I can sit and read on the sta...
Read "Cinderella," by the Brothers Grimm.
Who said that ice cubes should be cube-shaped? Silicone ice cube trays can create any shape we want - from snowflakes to brains and guns. So, why not spice up your next party with one of these creative custom shaped ice cubes? 1. Lego Ice Cubes ...
According to a statement released by the Brazilian government, the latest figures on the rate of deforestation in the world largest rainforest show a drop to the lowest levels since satellite monitoring began in 1988.
Here's a collection of the best animal photojournalism of the year. It was a sad, funny, but overall cute year for animal photos.
Seaquence is an experiment in musical composition. Adopting a biological metaphor, you can create and combine musical lifeforms resulting in an organic, dynamic composition.
This cartoon is dedicated to Steven from Ada, for their anniversary today!
The only hint of their presence in Midtown's Hotel Pennsylvania—the lobby still garlanded for the holiday season and crowded with milling tourists&mdash
This baby is definitely a future genius.
Before she was put to sleep, Kora, a recently retired police dog, was able to take one last ride in a police cruiser. The 11-year-old German shepherd, who retired from the West...
verahs: " Cool bookshelves from Stella Blue Designs. Designed by Katie Katzenmeyer. "
With Valentine's Day creeping up, couples may find themselves searching for unique romantic gifts. Everyone else may find themselves searching for the nearest
Earthbag Construction, Sandbag Buildings
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The cutest collection you'll ever see!
From space, the aurora is a crown of light that circles each of Earth's poles. The IMAGE satellite captured this view of the aurora australis four days after a record-setting solar flare sent plasma flying towards the Earth.
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10844 quotes have been tagged as love: Marilyn Monroe: 'I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard...
Bioastronautics researchers study the orientation of cats in zero gravity.
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Poem 152 of the Library of Congress Poetry 180 Project: It Took All My Energy
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800+ texts of classic literature, drama, and poetry together with detailed literature study guides. Large reference book and non-fiction section
The surf is breaking blue in Southern California. If a glowing blue break isn't strange enough, the water is red when seen lit.