This is Khan Shatyr Entertainment Center located in Astana. It is the biggest tent on our planet that became a sensation in the architecture world since the capital of Kazakhstan has a difficult environment to build such a brave project. The new center is 150 meters tall with 100,000 square meters of striking beauty.
Alexander is only 14 years old, but he is a real fighter. He continues to enjoy his favorite sports even though many people don’t understand or support his desires.
Beautiful caves with giant crystals were found by cavers in Mexico. Two amazing chambers of crystals known as The Cave of Crystals and The Cave of Swords are about 1000 feet down in the limestone host rock of the Naica Mine. This is a real world wonder that reminds of a dreamlike crystal palace.
It’s difficult to tell what this is at first glance. But if you take a closer look you will understand everything pretty soon.
All these photographs are real even though many of them look like photo manipulations.
Police always creates composite sketches to catch criminals. But do these drawings really look like the people they depict? Compare police sketches and real mugshots after the jump.
Enrique Iglesias decided to draw attention to himself by borrowing one of his fans’ camera and taking a photo down his pants. Yes, you got it right. He simply pointed the camera down his trousers during a performance and made a photograph of his… underwear. This is kind of weird, as the artist actually gave the camera back to the fan.
Submarines are often used by drug traffickers to smuggle cocaine to Central and North America. They are mostly reported to be used by Colombian drug cartel members who export drugs from Colombia to Mexico. Such narco subs are usually small, capable to hold 5-6 people and about 10 tons of cargo. The first time U.S. Coast Guard uncovered such a submarine was in 2006.
CF-18 crashed during airshow training in Lethbridge, Canada. The jet pilot was lucky to eject moments before the plane exploded. Reportedly he was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. Even though such accident happened and investigators still don’t know what caused this plane to crash, fleet of CF-18 jets will continue to fly.
It is surprising that many well-known impressionist painters used still raw photos to create their artworks. They added colors and their vision to the original raw photograph, changed proportions and saved money because they didn’t have to pay art models any more. The results were amazing. For example, Edgar Degas used 3 raw photos to create his famous Ballet Dancers. Other artists followed Degas’ idea and also started to use photographs while painting their masterpieces.
I have no idea if this is fake or not, but one woman from Georgia reported that her cat delivered a kitten that looks like a puppy. Of course, this is naturally impossible. Maybe this little kitten has mutated? Judge for yourself.
Star Wars characters are now popular among bank robbers. Darth Vader recently walked into the Chase Bank in New York with a hand gun for crowd control. Of course, people at first thought it was a joke. They didn’t think that a 6 foot 2 inches tall man in a helmet and cloak was a real robber. Good, the teller handed over all the cash in her drawer to Vader. The robber took away on his “Star Destroyer” bicycle. Some people now joke that the famous fiction character was just looking for money to fix his Death Star.
Everybody knows the City of New York, the most popular and populous city in the USA. It is one of the most important global cities in the world with many great museums, art galleries, stock exchanges and huge corporations. This collection contains amazing historic photos of NYC that date back to the first half of the 20th century.
This comic story reminds me of a trailer to the new cartoon called Tangled. Imagine that you are going on a date, but your girlfriend isn’t exactly happy to see you. Go inside the post to see what happens after the long-haired princess meets her prince. It’s hilarious.
These are awesome ideas for office workers who dream about playing hilarious jokes on their colleagues who went on vacation.
This unusual collection of photos was created by Texas photographer Tom Hussey for “Reflections” campaign ran by one pharmaceutical company. Tom based his photo series around the idea of growing old and reflecting back on our previous selves in the mirror. By the way, his unusual pictures have been featured in Communication Arts 2010 Photography Annual.
These are the most frightening and weird looking dolls I have ever seen. I would not like to have one of these toys at home, because every time I look at these pictures I have chills running down my spine.
The horrible flood in China brought tons of garbage to the country. It takes several cleaning boats to get rid of all the mess.
In case you missed it, see also Oil Spill in China: Man Nearly Drowned.
Can you tell how accurate are the Sketchy drawings ?¿
Here's a gallery of police sketches, set alongside actual mugshots and photos of the people they depict.