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A Surreal Trip to Rapture (6 pics + 6 gifs)

Posted in Random » Wow 12 Apr 2013   / 7608 views

The underwater city of Rapture is well-known to video gamers who have played BioShock 1 or BioShock 2. Go inside to watch Rapture come to life.

 

A Surreal Trip to Rapture

A Wallet That Costs Only 25 Cents Contains Lucky Find (4 pics)

Posted in Random » Wow 8 Apr 2013   / 11599 views

This man bought this leather wallet from a thrift store. When he got home he found that it was not empty…

 

A Wallet That Costs Only 25 Cents Contains Lucky Find

The Making of an Engineer from “Prometheus” (23 pics)

Posted in Random » Wow 4 Apr 2013   / 14978 views

These behind-the-scenes pictures show the intricacies of creating an engineer costume for the sci-fi film.

 

The Making of an Engineer from “Prometheus”

Mind-Blowing Face Swap That Can’t Be Seen (2 pics + 1 gif)

Posted in Random » Wow 3 Apr 2013   / 7030 views

These two guys look similar but we can easily tell them apart.

 

Mind-Blowing Face Swap That Can’t Be Seen

Heights are Not a Problem for This Gusty Photographer (3 pics)

Posted in Random » Wow 26 Mar 2013   / 6656 views

Joe McNally, a National Geographic photographer, took awesome pic from the top of the world’s tallest bulding, Burj Khalifa.

 

Heights are Not a Problem for This Gusty Photographer

This Dude Is Either Really Brave or Really Stupid (27 pics)

Posted in Random » Wow 20 Mar 2013   / 11069 views

Paul (Pavel in Russian), better known as Mustang, is 26 years old and gets a kick out of walking on structural beams hundreds of meters high or hanging onto the ledges of skyscrapers! For Paul, this is completely normal but I think it’s nuts.

 

This Dude Is Either Really Brave or Really Stupid

Impressive Oil Rig, Troll-A (19 pics)

Posted in Random » Wow 14 Mar 2013   / 14327 views

Fisherman Breaks Records with Dream Catch (6 pics)

Posted in Random » Wow 11 Mar 2013   / 10402 views

Kevin Gardner, a British pub landlord has achieved his 25 year long dream of catching a giant marlin. The proud Brit caught a massive 1,320lb (600kg) blue marlin using a rod and reel on a recent 10 day fishing trip in the Atlantic Ocean.

 

Fisherman Breaks Records with Dream Catch

The Growth of Big Cities Over Time (46 pics)

Posted in Random » Wow 4 Mar 2013   / 8898 views

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The Growth of Big Cities Over Time

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The Growth of Big Cities Over Time

Such a Narrow Escape (3 pics)

Posted in Random » Wow 1 Mar 2013   / 5070 views

This is what you call a lucky break.

 

Such a Narrow Escape

Why Visual Effects Artists Are the Magicians of the Film World (13 pics)

Posted in Random » Wow 28 Feb 2013   / 16356 views

Without some skilled artists behind the scenes, movies simply would not be nearly as awesome.

 

Why Visual Effects Artists Are the Magicians of the Film World

A Mountain Climbing Madman and Maverick (17 pics)

Posted in Random » Wow 15 Feb 2013   / 10391 views

Alex Honnold is arguably the most extreme mountaineer in the world as he frequently scales high rock formations with only climbing shoes and a chalk bag. With no other safety precautions in place, he could easily plunge to his death with even the slightest mistake. Here are some photos of him doing what few other people would ever dare to try.

 

A Mountain Climbing Madman and Maverick

Private Colllector Orders Gigantic Cigar (7 pics)

Posted in Random » Wow 4 Feb 2013   / 4882 views

A cigar enthusiast living outside the United States commissioned the world’s largest cigar ever made to add to his own collection. The cigar is made using a quantity of tobacco equivalent to 25,000 normal-sized cigars and cost a massive $185,000 to create.

 

Private Colllector Orders Gigantic Cigar

Post-production Visual Film Effects (14 pics)

Posted in Random » Wow 25 Jan 2013   / 11361 views

Often what we see in movies as the final product is actually an effect called Chroma keying in which images or video streams are layered together based on their colour hues.

 

Post-production Visual Film Effects

The Japanese Multiplication Method for Kids (6 pics)

Posted in Random » Wow 24 Jan 2013   / 57354 views
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This method of multiplying numbers is taught to primary school students. OMG!

 

The Japanese Multiplication Method for Kids

Things Look Strange Under a Microscope (2 pics)

Posted in Random » Wow 23 Jan 2013   / 7717 views

Can you guess what this is?

 

Things Look Strange Under a Microscope

Out-of-this-world Satellite Images (15 pics)

Posted in Random » Wow 22 Jan 2013   / 5718 views

Since 1972, Landsat satellites have collected images of the Earth’s land surface. These amazing pictures now reveal a visual story of how the land has changed over time as a result of natural and human interference. Each image spans a ground track of 115 miles (185 km’s) wide and the same area is recorded every 16 to 18 days.

 

Out-of-this-world Satellite Images

Awesome Table Illusion (1 pic + 1 gif)

Posted in Random » Wow 21 Jan 2013   / 6670 views

These tables are identical in size. See below for proof.

 

Awesome Table Illusion

Largest Revolver Ever Made (9 pics)

Posted in Random » Wow 18 Jan 2013   / 23268 views

The Remington 1859 model revolver is manufactured by Ryszard Tobys of Czempin.

 

Largest Revolver Ever Made

Welcome to the Modern Robot World (10 pics)

Posted in Random » Wow 16 Jan 2013   / 7426 views

Robot Restaurant 20 in Harbin, China is a sci-fi themed venue that is manned almost entirely by Robots. 

 

Welcome to the Modern Robot World

The Makings of a Giant Fire (3 pics)

Posted in Random » Wow 7 Jan 2013   / 8218 views

Underground Survival Bunker (44 pics)

Posted in Random » Wow 18 Dec 2012   / 35408 views

Ron Hubbard, an American living in California, has built this luxurious underground shelter that is all ready for use should there be any kind of disaster.

 

Underground Survival Bunker

A Home-built Modern Day, Noah’s Ark (16 pics)

Posted in Random » Wow 13 Dec 2012   / 8293 views

John Huibers, a Dutchman, has spent the past 20 year of his life recreating the original Noah’s ark from the Bible. He has ensured that all the dimensions were kept the same and the ark is 130 meters long, 29 meters wide and 23 meters high. The project has cost him approximately $1,310,000 (1 million euros) to date and is visited by almost 3000 tourists every day.

 

A Home-built Modern Day, Noah’s Ark

Surfing in the Arabian Desert (7 pics)

Posted in Random » Wow 12 Dec 2012   / 7119 views

The Wadi Adventure Center in the middle of the Arabian Desert is designed as a training pool for kayakers and surfers. The 100 million liter swimming pool has a wave system that can produce waves up to 3.5 meters. 21 year old Sally Fitzgibbon, is seen here testing the waves.

 

Surfing in the Arabian Desert
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