The Oprah’s Favorite Things TV episode is the most watched episode each year of The Oprah Winfrey Show. This year the costs per person reached over $10,000. No wonder, people jumped up and down when heard that they won expensive gifts. Their reaction is predictable, but these photographs and video are still rather impressive.
Meet Frederika, a 91-year-old grandma from Hungary. She is photographed by Sacha Goldberger. This grandma has quite a back story. She was born in Budapest, 20 years before World War II. During the war she saved the lives of ten people. This all started by the photographer in order to cheer up Frederika as she was sad and depressed and wanted to just have some fun. After this photoshoot started, Frederika aka “Mamika” couldn’t stop smiling. The series has lots of success through out the internet and now Mamika has a lot of friends on her MySpace page.
Here’s a bunch of pictures made by Edward S. Curtis in 1906. The whole set of 1,500 photographs released in 20 volumes can be found in the book entitled "The North American Indian.” Curtis' goal was not just to photograph, but to document, as much American Indian traditional life as possible before that way of life disappeared. Curtis got $75,000 for his work from J.P.Morgan.
Meet Viktor Bout, otherwise known as the "Merchant of Death." He was arrested in Thailand on conspiracy to kill US officers or employees and conspiring to acquire and use an anti aircraft missile charges in 2008. While awaiting extradition to the US to stand trial, he lost 60 lbs, in a Bangkok jail.
Are you ready for Friday? Great here is a list of the sexiest men alive throughout the decade. We did the unsexiest men yesterday, so now you can start the weekend with the sexiest. I bet you can’t guess who the youngest is. Can you guess who the sexiest oldest man was?
The first sexiest man alive was 29-year-old Mel Gibson in 1985