Category Archives: Interesting Things

Tesla solar roofing will be cheaper than normal roofing?

When Tesla, the Silicon Valley automaker and energy storage firm founded by billionaire Mars colonization enthusiast Elon Musk, unveiled its gorgeous solar roofing system back in October, it was assumed that said shingles would be significantly spendier than conventional roofing — you know, roofing that isn’t capable of transforming free and abundant sunshine into a…
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Top 5 Most Heroic Dogs in History

Dogs are unique among non-human animals in that there is a long and storied history of dogs performing heroic, self-sacrificial acts for their human comrades. Below, we've put together a list of the five most heroic dogs of all time. Owney Some dogs fetch the paper, but Owney helped fetch buckets of mail all over the…
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Man Built Custom Kayak So He Can Take His Dogs On Adventures

67 year old David Bahnson, a retired surgeon, realized that he could modify his kayak to accommodate a pooch after knowing how easily his golden dog, Susie, could fit inside the baggage compartment. He wanted to gather his love for kayaking and his dog. After Bahnson and his wife got another golden dog, Ginger, they…
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Driverless Cars Are Closer Than They Appear

If you don’t live near an eerily utopian internet company headquarters — or in Detroit — chances are you haven’t seen a self-driving car in the wild. But everyone from the CEO of Ford to Elon Musk insists autonomous vehicles will be in regular use by 2020, a mere three and a half years from now. The technology to…
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Top 10 Best Selling Books of All Time

We should start off by saying that there is no such thing as the ‘best’ book of all times, as each literary masterpiece ever written is unique in its own way. We also cannot judge a book by its cover, but we can very well judge its overall appeal based on how many people have…
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Top 20 Most Iconic Buildings of The World

A picturesque landscape is the one with lush green ground, snow clad mountains,blooming flowers and fresh water serene rivers. While all these are bestowed by nature, man’s contribution to the landscape is structures. From the Skyscrapers of New York adoring the Manhattan skyline to the Artificial Palm islands of Dubai, humans have equally contributed in…
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Barbecue Styles of America

Barbecue is personal. Ask anyone what makes for good ’cue and the answer varies, probably based on where they’re from. To understand barbecue styles is to understand what barbecue is. Barbecue is a method of cooking meat, traditionally tough, less expensive cuts, in a wood-burning pit over a low temperature for a long period of…
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40 Interesting Facts About Tattoos

Fifty years ago, tattoos were the watermark of rebels and social outcasts—bikers, sailors, carnival freaks. But today, your average sorority girl probably has a unicorn on her ankle or a butterfly fluttering above her butt crack. Tattoos have been a part of the human experience since the Stone Age and were present in nearly every…
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Iconic ‘Tree of Life’ in Kalaloch Is a Monument to Resilience

Located on an eroded, partially caved in cliff on Kalaloch beach, within Olympic National Park in Washington, the Tree of Life is stubbornly hanging on to the eroding soil with just a few of its roots. Some call it magical, others immortal, I just think it’s resilient. The roots in the middle are exposed and…
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10 Most Extraordinary Natural Phenomena

There are beautiful natural events occurring all around the world. These extraordinary natural phenomena , derived from natural phenomenon, are unusual because of their rareness. Some of the events are so spectacular that they simply mesmerize us, and truly describe the uniqueness of the nature and its entire machinery. Here is a list of 10 extraordinary…
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Interesting Facts About Sushi

Wonderfully addictive, cultural, and artistic -- sushi remains a mystery to the uninitiated. Why would anyone want to pay so much for a few tidbits of raw fish? Unlike the supermarket sushi slopped out by chains in the West, a true sushi experience is unforgettable. Masters in Japan make each bite a ride of color,…
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Hilarious Photos Of Dogs Eating Peanut Butter

Greg Murray, a full-time pet photographer based in Cleveland, is on a mission to make dogs smile ... and in the process, he'll probably coax a grin out of you, too. "Two years ago I photographed a rescue, Bailey, who just looked sad no matter how happy she was because she was a mastiff,"I wanted…
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Fairytale Book Covers By Aniko Kolesnikova

Elaborate fairytale book covers have been Aniko Kolesnikova’s passion since 2009. The Latvian designer-artist, working under the name Mandarin Duck, specializes in creating dragon-, animal-, bird-, fantasy-, and nature-inspired polymer journals. She occasionally takes custom orders, too. Bookbinding in the West is recorded from the 5th century onwards, although the earliest surviving book is the…
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Top 12 World’s Strangest Buildings

Are you growing bored of your city’s regular grey, linear buildings? Then you should definitely check out these astounding architectural creations. And, even if the place you live has some astounding architecture of its own, you can still enjoy this list of 12 world's strangest buildings. Waldspirale (Darmstadt, Germany) The name of this residential complex translates…
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Alpenglow – Natural Phenomenon

Alpenglow - Natural Phenomenon Alpenglow is the optical phenomenon in which most of the peaks of the Dolomites take on a reddish color, which gradually changes to violet, especially at dawn and dusk. This phenomenon is due to the composition of the rocky walls ( a mixture of carbonate and magnesium).  It is especially seen…
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Abandoned Church Transformed With Colorful Graffiti

Okuda San Miguel paints colorful characters on abandoned church in Morocco Following his recent intervention in Spain — where he realized a monumental mural within a converted church-turned-skate park — Okuda San Miguel has completed a new project in Youssoufia, Morocco on the facade of an abandoned church. The Spanish artist has painted ’11 mirages…
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