Many people call Rio de Janeiro one of the world’s most violent cities. Why? You can see everything yourself, because the gangsters’ paradise has been documented by photographer Joao de Carvalho from Portugal. He took many pictures of local drug traffickers and gangs who are often the bosses of communities where Brazilian state does not exist. At the age of 18 these guys provide neighbors with many basic needs, including food and medicines.
Everybody is probably afraid of getting a bad haircut. But when you are an adult, you can talk to your hairdresser and discuss your future hair style. But if you are a child and if this is your first haircut ever, you react differently. How? Go inside this post to see.
If you compare Japanese and American box art of different Kirby games, you will notice one interesting fact. When a pink ball jumps across the pond, his “face” expression will change from smiling to a look of anger and hatred. What if Kirby gets mad about crossing oceans and arriving in the USA? Who knows? But in America many people know this character only as the cheapest Super Smash Bros one. See more examples of curious attitude inside this post.
This ship served in the U.S. Navy between 1968 and 1997. But in the beginning of July, it was used for high end multi-national target practice during Exercise RIMPAC 2010. Ex-USS New Orleans was fired upon by Harpoon missiles, bombs and at last a barrage of naval gun fire from 8 ships.
All these photographs show the construction of the Empire State Building. It is a 102-story skyscraper in New York City that is located at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and West 34th Street. Being 1472 feet (448 metres) tall, this was the tallest building in the world for over 40 years since its completion in 1931. Only in 1972 when the North Tower of the World Trade Center was built, the Empire State Building was deposed as the world’s highest skyscraper.
One girl is trying to commit a suicide. Suddenly her friend appears and… Go inside the post to learn the rest of this story.
Lego has attracted many kids and adults for decades. As years pass by, some Lego fans get more and more creative. They prove that they can create anything using Lego, even epic and awesome weapons. Take a look at this collection of the most creative, unusual and even dangerous Lego Weapons. Some of them look way too real.
Fully Automatic Lego gun
Los Angeles is a legendary American city. This is the capital of celebrities, the city which leaves almost nobody indifferent. For some people this place is a symbol of peaceful life. For others it is a huge metropolis that is not really suitable for a normal life. Anyways, let’s just look at spectacular photos of Los Angeles from a bird’s eye view. These pictures are amazing!
iDish is probably the most weird application released for the iPad and iPhone. Even though it looks dumb, it is creative and very original.
Do you have any ideas on who is watching you while you are online? Find out more after the jump.
The Children’s Hospital in Aurora, Colorado came up with an interesting project that is designed to help overweight children and their families to fight obesity. The hospital hosts a 2.5-month Shapedown Program. Its approach to weight management is no diet, only healthy food choices. Kids and their parents are taught how to make right food choices and drive against rising obesity numbers in America. Annual run/walk is also a part of this program.
If you ever come to Haiti, avoid the street known as Route des Rails in Port-au-Prince. This place is horrific, as at least 1500 poor people live at this street with about 200 improvised tents. These scenes are very sad and shocking.
Porcelain desert or the glistening white sands is like no other place on earth. This awesome natural wonder is located in New Mexico. Amazing wave-like dunes of gypsum sand are engulfing 275 square miles of desert creating beautiful dune field. Porcelain desert officially known as White Sands National Monument is the biggest gypsum dune field in the world.
It will be sad if your expensive car gets noticed by your furious housewife. In case you are planning to cheat, just rent a Kia till you are finally divorced.
These are photos of 20 women crowned “Miss USA” since 1991. See how judges’ tastes in ladies change over time.
Miss USA 1991 – Kelli McCarty from Liberal, Kansas
These are some pictures of driving masterclass with a blonde. She definitely knows what she is doing.
This collection shows the weirdest people you can meet on beaches in the USA. These are not hot girls in bikinis, as you might have hoped.
Do you remember Color Cycling back from the 1990s? People used this technology to create 8-bit video games. They achieved beautiful visual effects by cycling the color palette. Today the similar technology is used to create an 8-bit HTML5 Canvas in real-time. It is breathtaking and really awesome. Watching these beautiful pictures you can relax. So sit back in your chair, put on your headphones to hear sounds of nature, and have a good time. Remember to press “next” to enjoy more and more incredible illustrations.
Some advertisement companies still have good sense of humor and vivid imagination to create such clever airport ads. Many of them made me smile.
Other great ads:
This instruction will teach you how you can speed up your elevator and go to the particular floor without stopping.
These are the most weird illustrations created by Japanese artist Gojin Ishihara for children books. Most of these images were published in the “Illustrated Book of Japanese Monsters” (1972). Others appeared in different educational and entertaining publications for kids. Most Ishihara’s illustrations look creepy and scary.
San Diego Comic-Con International gathered over 300,000 fans of comic books from all over the world. Many of them dressed up in costumes of their favorite characters and wandered among toys, film and comics collectibles shocking and entertaining other visitors.
This convention started in the mid 60’s. At those times it attracted mostly teenagers. But in the past decade this event has become significantly more mainstream. You can meet TV-show devotees, fans of Star Wars and Avatar, anime obsessives and many other pop-culture lovers among the attendees this year.