The Stunning Cordillera Del Paine Mountains Of...
Cordillera del Paine is a small but spectacular set of mountains in the Chilean Pantagonia located in Torres del Paine National Park. Referred to as the Torres del Paine (Towers of Paine), the three massive summits photographed above are gigantic granite monoliths that are UNESCO-declared biosphere reserves.
Colombia's Stunning River Of Five Colors
Known by many as “the river that ran away from paradise” and the most beautiful river in the world, Colombia’s Caño Cristales or The River of Five Colors is a veritable biological wonder. For most of the year, the river remains nondescript: clear currents, greyish rocks, cool waters. However for a brief period of time the Macarenia clavigera, a plant that lines the river floor,...
The Streets Of New York City In 1908
Taken from the middle of the intersection Fifth Avenue and 51st street in New York City, the photograph above shows the streets of New York in 1908 with Central Park visible in the background.
The Five Weirdest Diseases Of The Human Body
Trichotillomania Trichotillomania is an unusual disease often triggered by stress, depression or a defective gene. People who suffer from this disease tend to pull out the hairs from their head, eyelashes, nose and even crotch. Latah Latah is a disease in which the sufferer falls into a trance and becomes completely unaware of their actions. People who suffer from this ailment are...
The Dangers Of Fruit Drinks
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A Cheetah Family On The Plains Of Africa
A cheetah mother and her cub overlook their home territory in this beautiful photograph.
The Six Most Fascinating Drinking Rituals Around...
The 6 o’clock Swill, Australia/New Zealand During World War I, Australian and New Zealand bars started closing their doors at 6 PM to encourage men to spend time with their families. Naturally, the slang “6 o’clock swill” began to circulate as men would rush to get a drink after work before the bars closed. Needless to say, the closing time didn’t stick. Snapsvisa, Sweden ...
The Haunting Ruins Of Detroit
As the global recession has swallowed the United States in its seemingly bottomless stomach, one of the first cities to crumble was Detroit. To document this tragic decline, French photographers Yves Marchand and Romain took to the Motor City and came back with some of the most hauntingly beautiful and compelling images of the recession to date.
The Wondrous Waterfall Of Seljalandsfoss
Standing at over 200 feet tall (60 meters), Seljalandsfoss is one of Icelands most famous waterfalls due to its natural, picturesque beauty.
The Seven Most Iconic Surrealist Paintings
Founded by Andre Breton in the early 1920s and emphatically explained in his Manifestoes of Surrealism, Surrealism is often considered both a cultural and revolutionary art movement. The form dedicated itself to depicting the subconscious and as such many critics regard Surrealism as a substantial divergence from traditional art movements. By stripping ordinary objects of their normal function,...
The Serenity Of Phuket
Phuket, the largest island in Thailand, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world in much part due to the natural beauty seen in the photograph above.
Eight Of The World's Most Incredible Rock...
12 Apostles, Australia Scattered along the scenic Great Ocean Road in Australia, the 12 Apostles formation is the result of the Southern Ocean’s harsh weather conditions eroding the existing landscape. Beginning 10 to 20 million years ago, the constant erosion of the limestone cliffs caused caves to form within them. These caves eventually became arches and ultimately collapsed into the...
The Seven Craziest Facts About The Human Body
The body can produce its own aspirin A report in the Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry found that eating fruits and vegetables might actually help the human body make its own aspirin. The report claims that benzoic acid, a natural substance in fruits and vegetables, can help make an acid found in aspirin: salicylic acid. That acid is the key component for pain relief and...
The Natural Splendor Of Grand Teton
At 13,775 feet (4,199 meters), Grand Teton is the highest point in the Teton range in Wyoming and considered one of the most formidable mountain climbs in the United States.
Croatia's Fascinating Museum Of Broken...
Conceptualized and currently housed in Zagreb, Croatia, the Museum of Broken Relationships grew from a traveling exhibition dedicated to failed relationships and all that they leave behind—physically and emotionally. Instead of watching objects from prior relationships gather dust or have them serve as haunting and vestigial relics of lost loves, people can donate these items to the...
The Skyline Of New York City At Dusk
A stunning photograph of lower Manhattan at dusk in New York City.
The World's Seven Most Absurd Theme Parks
Dickens World, England With his staggering works set on the backdrop of the squalor of 19th century English society, Charles Dickens was a literary genius. Unfortunately, someone took his words a little too literally and transformed his world into a theme park that recreates the filth, poverty, and even the unpleasant smells of Victorian London. Memory Village, Haiti Despite not...
The Beautiful City Of Perugia, Italy
Located 100 kilometers north of Rome, Perugia is the capital city of the Italian region of Umbria and is known as one of the artistic centers of the Renaissance.
The Five Craziest Dishes Of The World
Fried Brain Sandwich While not necessarily KFC, but in some parts of the world deep-fried cow brains are considered an equivalent of sorts. A bizarre specialty throughout parts of America, the brain is heavily battered, spattered with hot sauce and served on hamburger buns. Staying true to their gastronomical roots, El Salvador and Mexico’s version utilizes the brains as taco and...
The Majesty Of Mount Rainer