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Impressive Demolition of Two Chinese Buildings (8 pics)

Posted in Random » Awesome 17 May 2011   / 8677 views

Two high buildings were demolished in Ningbo to clear the way for new subway lines. The tallest 21-story building was 80 meters high.

 

Impressive Demolition of Two Chinese Buildings

Unique ''Alive'' Case Mod WALL-E (82 pics + 1 video)

Posted in Random » Awesome 17 May 2011   / 7965 views

I don’t know if you need a case mod that looks like WALL-E and moves around as if it were alive, but it surely looks awesome and unique. It was constructed by Thechoozen from Germany. Don’t forget to watch the video inside this post to see what this case mod can do.

 

Unique

What the Iranian People Carry in Their Bags (117 pics)

Posted in Random » Awesome 16 May 2011   / 21056 views

Previosly we had a post that demonstrated What Different People Carry in Their Pockets, and now we have a collection of photos that show what the Iranian people hide in their bags and guitar cases.

 

What the Iranian People Carry in Their Bags

Welcome to a Bear's Den (3 pics)

Posted in Random » Awesome 16 May 2011   / 9811 views

Would you like to visit a real bear’s den? Surely, the bear is not at home now, so you are completely safe inside.

 

Welcome to a Bear

The Gauchos (32 pics)

Posted in Random » Awesome 14 May 2011   / 6025 views

The Gauchos of South America are a bunch of cowboys that straddle horses and bulls for entertainment. They compete for the top prize of the year in Uruguay. Below is just one of the many funny and inspiring pictures taken from the festival.

 

The Gauchos

Funny Measurements (11 pics)

Posted in Random » Awesome 14 May 2011   / 8002 views

Here we have a gallery of hilarious measurements people actually used! From a windmill beard to a herd of sheep, these crazy images show the various ways in which you can measure something and still be accurate. And you thought the metric system was hard!

 

1 Wheaton = 500,000 Twitter followers

Funny Measurements

Capturing Age (35 pics)

Posted in Random » Awesome 14 May 2011   / 16120 views

Have you ever seen an elderly person and wondered what they looked like a few years back? Well, a smart thinking photographer – Nicholas Nixon – wondered just that. Nixon took a picture of 4 sisters – the Browns – for 30 odd years. The images show just how someone ages over time.

 

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Capturing Age

The History of Tools Used for Tattooing (9 pics)

Posted in Random » Awesome 13 May 2011   / 18367 views

Tattoos have been around for as long as anyone can remember. Take a look at the evolution of tattooing tools from very primitive ones to the tattoo gun.

 

Ancient Egyptian Needles

The History of Tools Used for Tattooing

A Very Unique Bridge (4 pics)

Posted in Random » Awesome 13 May 2011   / 22412 views

This is known as the Immortal Bridge. It is located on Mt. Tai in the Shandon Province of China. The bridge is very unique and is made up from about five boulders from one mountain ridge to another. This bridge looks extremely risky. Take a look and see if you would cross it.

 

A Very Unique Bridge

Amazing Bullet Chess Set (15 pics)

Posted in Random » Awesome 12 May 2011   / 7143 views

This chess set is made out of .223 bullet shell casings that have been spent. It is truly unique. One side uses brass casings and the other side uses steel casings. Obviously, none of the shells are live. The steel side has red oak wooded bases and the brass side has black walnut wooden bases.

 

Amazing Bullet Chess Set

Species Similarity (7 pics)

Posted in Random » Awesome 11 May 2011   / 6150 views

We all know that animals are quite similar to humans in the way they act, listen and learn, but the several pictures in this post will have you amazed (and quite frankly, creeped out most of the time).

 

Species Similarity

Extreme Rock Climbing and Mountaineering (16 pics)

Posted in Random » Awesome 11 May 2011   / 18995 views

These beautiful photos were taken by photographer Robert Bosch. Robert, who is 57 years old, has climbed the frozen wastes on Antarctica, the icy Alps of Europe, and Mt. Everest in order to get the perfect shot.  These photos are absolutely breathtaking.

 

Extreme Rock Climbing and Mountaineering

Avatars vs. Real Life Photos (17 pics)

Posted in Random » Awesome 10 May 2011   / 23795 views

People who play video games like to choose a particular virtual character to express themselves in game worlds. The Alter Ego project by photographer Robbie Cooper is created to reveal the “real-life” photos of virtual people. He travelled to France, Germany, and China to meet gamers and take a picture of them so that you could compare their real photos and avatars.

 

Avatars vs. Real Life Photos

How to Make a Hookah (12 pics)

Posted in Random » Awesome 10 May 2011   / 18934 views

These are instructions on how to make the world’s best hookah. It all seems so simple. All you need is some hardware that can be found in a local hardware store, and a large tank. Smoke until your heart’s content.

 

How to Make a Hookah

Lego Style Movie Posters (7 pics)

Posted in Random » Awesome 9 May 2011   / 10445 views

It’s officially blockbuster summer movie season with the open of Thor in the US. Here is what the summer’s movie posters would look like if they were done Lego style. They are rather interesting.

 

Thor

Lego Style Movie Posters

Huge Ten Ton Mechanical Elephant (17 pics)

Posted in Random » Awesome 9 May 2011   / 6662 views

This 40’ mechanical machine is called the Sultan’s elephant and is made quite a stir as it made it way through the streets of London. It was designed by Francois Delarozière, and commissioned to celebrate the death of Jules Verne. The elephant is operated by a crew of 22 and is powered by a mixture of lever, motors and hydraulics. Its trunk even sprays water.

 

Huge Ten Ton Mechanical Elephant

The biggest Model Airport in the World (15 pics)

Posted in Random » Awesome 6 May 2011   / 7465 views

This is the world’s largest model airport. It is located in Miniatur Wunderland in Hamburg, Germany. It seems to be about 1/50 scale and the attention to detail is amazing. Without something in the photos to determine its size, you would swear it is a real airport.

 

The biggest Model Airport in the World

Tokyo's Netherworld (26 pics)

Posted in Random » Awesome 6 May 2011   / 19575 views

These are some beautiful images of Tokyo underground. Most cities have another world underground but none as so breathtaking as this. It looks like another dimension.

 

Tokyo

Behind the Scenes: Star Wars (25 pics)

Posted in Random » Awesome 5 May 2011   / 15699 views

There is a lot that goes on behind the scenes in a movie. That is especially true if that movie is Star Wars. There is a lot of characters having fun along with the serious business on making the movie.

 

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Behind the Scenes. Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (12 pics)

 

Behind the Scenes: Star Wars

Incredible StarCraft Aircraft Made from Paper (9 pics)

Posted in Random » Awesome 5 May 2011   / 6078 views

This papercraft model of a Banshee from StarCraft II looks simply amazing.

 

Incredible StarCraft Aircraft Made from Paper

Famous Movie Houses (13 pics)

Posted in Random » Awesome 4 May 2011   / 34751 views

These are some absolutely beautiful houses that were used in some famous movies. Apparently Hollywood spares no expense when it comes to renting houses for their movies. They are gorgeous houses.

 

Home Alone

Famous Movie Houses

Playing Cards That Are Somewhat Risque (10 pics)

Posted in Random » Awesome 4 May 2011   / 24132 views

These are some playing cards that have some girlish cartoons in them. They are very cool. Although they may be a little risqué, they are only PG rated.

 

Playing Cards That Are Somewhat Risque

Massive Bee Hive Dealt Deadly Blow (13 pics)

Posted in Random » Awesome 3 May 2011   / 11344 views

There are still some suburban warriors who are willing to go to battle against pesky bees by using any means necessary. In this instance a hungry man wanted to use his BBQ, and ended up unleashing a controlled bomb to clear the area.

 

Massive Bee Hive Dealt Deadly Blow

What You Can Stumble upon in Russia's Forest (35 pics)

Posted in Random » Awesome 3 May 2011   / 40388 views

There is some rather strange but very interesting military equipment hiding in the forests of Russia. Apparently, they are left over from some military action. It made a great day of discoveries for people who found all of this during their walk in the forest.

 

What You Can Stumble upon in Russia

The Biggest Holes on the Earth's Surface (13 pics)

Posted in Random » Awesome 29 Apr 2011   / 22356 views

Mir Mine

The Biggest Holes on the Earth

How Many People Went to a Motor Show in Shanghai? (13 pics)

Posted in Random » Awesome 26 Apr 2011   / 9085 views

Recently a big motor show was held in Shanghai. It seems that the whole city came to visit it. Just take a look.

 

How Many People Went to a Motor Show in Shanghai?

Fascinating Pilots' Ejections from Aircrafts (29 pics)

Posted in Random » Awesome 26 Apr 2011   / 11529 views

Sometimes the only way out is to eject. These photos are of some brave pilots ejecting from their aircraft. It is amazing that any of them survive. Surprisingly, most of them do.

 

Fascinating Pilots

Charted Sex (27 pics)

Posted in Random » Awesome 26 Apr 2011   / 9614 views

These are some charts that explain some of the aspects about dating and sex. They reveal some very interesting and I am sure some very little known facts. The charts compare and contrast every possible aspect about dating and sex.

 

Charted Sex

Wanna Tweet? No Problem (4 pics)

Posted in Random » Awesome 25 Apr 2011   / 6107 views

The Tweeting social network website has become so popular that there is now a place to sit while you are Tweeting. It is known as a Tweetingseat.  It may sound crazy, but have a look and you will see that it’s real.

 

Wanna Tweet? No Problem

US Bomb Squad In the Heat of Battle (57 pics)

Posted in Random » Awesome 23 Apr 2011   / 6239 views

These men and women made the conscious decision to learn how to detonate and disarm bombs and these pictures show them in action. It’s an awful job but I suppose someone has to do it.

 

US Bomb Squad In the Heat of Battle
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