Category Archives: Interesting Things

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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Rescue Pit Bull Gets His Own Kitty

Bubba, the 6-year-old rescue pit bull, has always been obsessed with cats. It started when his human mom Rebecca Pizzello got him from a shelter in Phoenix, Arizona when he was just 3 months old. Her roommate was caring for a litter of kittens and Bubba just clicked with them. Finally, after 6 years of…
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History of Makeup – 12 Interesting Facts

The use of makeup and beauty products can possibly be traced all the way back to the Stone Age, some 100,000 years ago, where evidence of red pigments that have been found that are believed to have been used in a primitive makeup. Though no one can be sure that those Stone Age pigments were…
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Cheetah cubs get ‘nanny’ dog at Cincinnati Zoo

A nursery dog is stepping in to help nurse five cheetah cubs Five cheetah cubs were born by C-section on March 8th in Ohio, a difficult birth that caused the mother, Willow, to pass away in labor. Blakely the dog is an unlikely nanny for a litter of jungle cats, but the Cincinnati Zoo had to think…
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