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The Red Light District of Jakarta (16 pics)

Posted in Random » Weird 11 Sep 2013   / 23777 views
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Although prostitution is illegal in Indonesia and 30% of girls are underage, the local police don’t enforce the laws as it is a main tourist attraction. Ed Wray, a photographer, explored Jakarta and took these revealing photographs.

 

The Red Light District of Jakarta

Poignant Photos Highlight China’s Massive Wealth Gap (22 pics)

Posted in Random » Weird 10 Sep 2013   / 6084 views
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According to Forbes, China has the second-largest concentration of billionaires in the world (122 billionaires) but 13% of the population live in extreme poverty (lives on less than $1.25 a day). This collection of photos from Reuters photographer Kim Kyuang-Hoon, shows just how big this gap really is.

 

Poignant Photos Highlight China’s Massive Wealth Gap

Silicon Valley’s Homeless People Find Shelter in the Jungle (37 pics)

Posted in Random » Weird 10 Sep 2013   / 5880 views
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The Jungle is the largest homeless encampment in the United States and runs along the Coyote Creek in San Jose. It can house up to 175 people at a time and is home to both adults and children who have nowhere else to live.

 

Silicon Valley’s Homeless People Find Shelter in the Jungle

Pet Owner Gets More Pig Than She Bargained for (7 pics)

Posted by Raya in Random » Weird 3 Sep 2013   / 3537 views
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As a 50th birthday present to herself, Catherine Dawes spent $855 buying the perfect “micro pig” that she had dreamed of owning her whole life.
 

Pet Owner Gets More Pig Than She Bargained for

Scottish Abbey Aliens (3 pics)

Posted by Raya in Random » Weird 3 Sep 2013   / 6418 views
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This is an unconventional modern touch on a very traditional building.
 

Scottish Abbey Aliens

A Look at Tokyo Subways in the ‘60s and ‘70s vs. Subways Now (10 pics + 2 gifs)

Posted by Raya in Random » Weird 30 Aug 2013   / 5064 views
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From these pictures it seems that commuting in Tokyo has not changed that much since the ‘60s.

A Look at Tokyo Subways in the ‘60s and ‘70s vs. Subways Now

Rentokil Celebrates 85 Years in Business with a “Creepy-Crawly” Lunch (34 pics)

Posted by Raya in Random » Weird 29 Aug 2013   / 3363 views
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People were treated to the most unusual free lunch ever by corporate giant, Rentokil who are celebrating 85 years in business.
 

Rentokil Celebrates 85 Years in Business with a “Creepy-Crawly” Lunch

Music Fans Leave Behind a Mass of Mess in Reading (7 pics)

Posted by Raya in Random » Weird 28 Aug 2013   / 4983 views
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This is what it looked like in Reading, England, after 90,000 music fans had gathered together for a festival.
 

Music Fans Leave Behind a Mass of Mess in Reading

Enormous Forest Fires Devastate Yosemite National Park (20 pics)

Posted by Raya in Random » Weird 27 Aug 2013   / 4043 views
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For 10 days, California firefighters have been hard at work battling the largest ever forest fire in Yosemite National Park. Here are some of the action shots from the scene.
 

Enormous Forest Fires Devastate Yosemite National Park

A Russian Town after a Massive Local Holiday Celebration (10 pics)

Posted by Raya in Random » Weird 26 Aug 2013   / 3475 views
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On 24 August, in one Russian town people celebrated “The Day of the City.” This is how this town looked the next day.
 

A Russian Town after a Massive Local Holiday Celebration
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