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Berlin After the World War II (18 pics)

Posted in Pictures 7 Mar 2011   / 24407 views

Black and white photos of post-war Berlin.

 

Berlin After the World War II

Autistic Artist Draws Complex Images from Memory (19 pics)

Posted in Pictures 7 Mar 2011   / 15309 views

Sometimes it is not easy to draw from looking at an object or a landscape, let alone to reproduce images from memory. Stephen Wiltshire, 36, also called “the human camera” draws city skylines from memory. What impresses the most is their complexity and precision.

 

"Globe of London"

Autistic Artist Draws Complex Images from Memory

When Classic Art and Cartoons Are Mixed (13 pics)

Posted in Pictures 5 Mar 2011   / 16393 views

Imagine well-known classic paintings by famous artists mixed with cartoon characters. This combination is fun and impressive. Sadly we don’t know whose Photoshop work this is.

 

When Classic Art and Cartoons Are Mixed

Papua New Guinea: Disorderly Democracy (25 pics)

Posted in Pictures 5 Mar 2011   / 9254 views

Papua New Guinea is officially a democratic country that remains a realm of Queen Elizabeth II. But many academics call it a “disorderly democracy”, because too many people here live in extreme poverty and belong to various raskol groups (criminals).

 

Papua New Guinea: Disorderly Democracy

Vintage Pictures of the USA (86 pics)

Posted in Pictures 5 Mar 2011   / 11715 views

Groovy Cartoon Characters (52 pics)

Posted in Pictures 5 Mar 2011   / 9304 views

With serious dance moves like these, we’d love to know what is on these cartoons’ play list.

 

Groovy Cartoon Characters

The Girth Vs Length Argument

Posted in Pictures 5 Mar 2011   / 13618 views

How sensitive are guys when it comes to their dongs and pleasing girls? Read on to find out.

 

The Girth Vs Length Argument

Fun Facts about the Movie Hook (14 pics)

Posted in Pictures 5 Mar 2011   / 11689 views

It’s been 20 years since “Hook” was released, and what better way to impress your friends than by unleashing these fun movie nuggets on them.

 

Fun Facts about the Movie Hook

The Demise of Confiscated Red Caviar (27 pics)

Posted in Pictures 5 Mar 2011   / 11195 views

You will never believe what the Russians do with the red caviar confiscated from poachers.

 

The Demise of Confiscated Red Caviar

Top 20 Posts of the Week

Posted in Pictures 5 Mar 2011   / 11261 views

Happy Dancing Friday to All! (20 gifs + music)

Posted in Pictures 4 Mar 2011   / 13207 views

Here are some funny dancing gifs to relax.

Happy Friday everyone and have a good weekend!

 

Warning: the sound is activated automatically, so for those who are at work, put your headphones on.

 

Happy Dancing Friday to All!

Earth from Space (20 pics)

Posted in Pictures 4 Mar 2011   / 7484 views

You’ll never truly appreciate how beautiful earth is until you check out these pictures of images of earth as it is viewed from space.

 

Parana River Delta

Earth from Space

Stimulating the Moon Walk (8 pics)

Posted in Pictures 4 Mar 2011   / 5093 views

These vintages pictures from the NASA archives show engineers testing out the effects of weightlessness on the human body during a moon walk.

 

Stimulating the Moon Walk

How to Carry your Child (4 pics)

Posted in Pictures 4 Mar 2011   / 10534 views

One Chinese father has an answer to that.

 

How to Carry your Child

Picture of the Day

Posted in Pictures 4 Mar 2011   / 5863 views

Mexico city from bird's-eye view.

 

Picture of the Day

House Crasher (4 pics)

Posted in Pictures 4 Mar 2011   / 10189 views

What would your reaction be if you came home to this?

 

House Crasher

Cavity Inducing Chocolate Kitchen (6 pics)

Posted in Pictures 4 Mar 2011   / 6006 views

Using 2,000 pounds of chocolate and sugar, Alain Roby built a replica of his home kitchen. The chocolate kitchen comes complete with cabinets, a stove, a sink, a tiled backsplash, teapots and dishes. 

 

Cavity Inducing Chocolate Kitchen

Google Street View Car? (9 pics)

Posted in Pictures 4 Mar 2011   / 13478 views

If you needed proof that big brother is watching every single move you make, this camera covered car should remove any doubt.

 

Google Street View Car?

The First School of Wizardry (9 pics)

Posted in Pictures 4 Mar 2011   / 6312 views

Meet Oberon Zel Ravenheart. The 68 year old has dedicated his life to studying the Dark Arts. He has opened the first recognized wizard academy just north of San Francisco, California, called the Grey School of Wizardry and is giving the world of Harry Potter a run for its money. The school teaches sixteen departments, such as spell casting, wand making, horse whispering, breast mastery, and alchemy.

 

The First School of Wizardry

A Nautical Bedroom Theme (13 pics)

Posted in Pictures 4 Mar 2011   / 14117 views

This is the ultimate pirate ship bedroom. It was built by designer Steve Kuhl who had his choice from a pirate ship, castle, race car, and space ship. The bedroom features a pirate ship floating that is complete with a rope bridge.

 

A Nautical Bedroom Theme

Surgery on Letters (25 pics)

Posted in Pictures 4 Mar 2011   / 5354 views

In 1918 Frederic W. Goudy wrote The Alphabet and Elements of Lettering. In the work he suggested that words, which were made up of letters, made sounds and therefore had to be organic. Andreas Scheiger decided to prove his point by opening the letters to see what was inside. He had to have a great creativity to accomplish this project and the details are simply incredible.

 

Surgery on Letters

The Future of Cardboard (10 pics)

Posted in Pictures 4 Mar 2011   / 11919 views

One day this idea will come to life.

 

The Future of Cardboard

What Do They Have in Common? (16 pics)

Posted in Pictures 3 Mar 2011   / 20416 views

I think you’ve already guessed, but take a look, the result is simply stunning.

 

What Do They Have in Common?

Impressive Microhouses (11 pics)

Posted in Pictures 3 Mar 2011   / 10196 views

Derek Diedricksen isn’t just a man with too much time on his hands, he is a man who has found a way to turn other people’s junk into something beautiful and meaningful. The Stoughton Massachusetts resident makes micro-shelters in his backyard. The tiny houses are made out of shipping pallets, castoff storm windows and discarded kitchen cabinets. The largest is about 24 square feet and the smallest is 4 feet tall at its highest point. Each microhouse costs less than $200 to make and comes equipped with transparent roofing.

 

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Japanese Skinny Houses (22 pics)

 

Impressive Microhouses

Picture of the Day

Posted in Pictures 3 Mar 2011   / 3996 views

The difference in the appearance of the sky at night in the city and in the countryside.

 

Picture of the Day

Look At Me Now (81 pics)

Posted in Pictures 3 Mar 2011   / 231575 views

It is unclear what the girls in these pictures from Russian social networking sites are trying to prove. They seem like they are going for the glamorous and sexy look but it’s a total fail all around.

 

Look At Me Now

Why Revolutions Burst Out (46 pics)

Posted in Pictures 3 Mar 2011   / 8529 views

Google earth is a very effective tool if used right but this is one feature the Bahrain government would gladly do without. The government blocked Google Earth when it discovered that the oppressed Shiite majority where using the tool to view palaces and other estates that make up 95% of the country. The controversial images captured in an anonymously distributed PDF file caused uproar and fed the current mass revolt happening in the country.

 

Why Revolutions Burst Out

Car Parking Fail (5 pics)

Posted in Pictures 3 Mar 2011   / 11927 views

We all want the parking space closest to the door but this driver took it to the extreme.

 

Car Parking Fail

Duckface Overtakes the Philippines (25 pics)

Posted in Pictures 3 Mar 2011   / 8632 views

Our visitor Running Is Fun sent us these funny pictures with guys and girls from the Philippines who, according to the author, “don’t know how to smile”. Yeah, what they are doing is called – duckface! Apparently, they are following this “popular trend” too.

 

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Duckface Overtakes the Philippines

Upscale Home Was Once a Cement Factory (15 pics)

Posted in Pictures 3 Mar 2011   / 38725 views

This trendy home was once a cement factory. The abandoned cement factory was discovered in 1973 and converted to this upscale home by architect Ricardo Bofill. The renovation took two years. The home contains various plants including cypresses, olive trees, palms, and eucalyptus. It serves as Bofillo’s apartment, exhibition space, model laboratory, archives, and architectural office. His renovation included exposing previously concealed structures, cleaning cement and demolishing some structures.

 

Upscale Home Was Once a Cement Factory
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