A Foggy Photograph Of Hong Kong
A bustling metropolis, Hong Kong offers tourists and architecture enthusiasts a myriad of skyscrapers to admire. 7,650 of them, to be precise.
A Glimpse At Racial Segregation In Detroit
Detroit has garnered a lot of media attention as of late, and not necessarily for good reasons. Here’s another look at the Motor City and its highly segregated interior. The red dots are Caucasian, the blue is African-American, and the orange is Hispanic.
More Of The World's Biggest Parties
From Germany to the plains of South Dakota, here are some more of the biggest parties the planet has to offer: Oktoberfest The biggest beer drinking festival in the world, Oktoberfest is held in Munich, Germany from late September to the first weekend in October. While currently garnering approximately five million visitors per year, Oktoberfest originated in 1810 in celebration of Crown...
A Scenic Photograph Of Paris
Taken from the highest point in France, the Sacre Coeur Basilica, this photograph offers an entrancing view of the City of Lights.
The Enchanting Forests Of Olympic National Park
Located in Washington state, Olympic National Park boasts nearly 1,000,000 acres of bewitching wilderness and the title of a World Heritage Site.
The World's Biggest Parties, Part 1
Holi, India The Hindu Festival of Colors, Holi, is one of the biggest parties in the world. The festival takes place in honor of a young boy who escaped, without injury, from the clutches of a demoness named Holika after she lit him on fire. The festival also marks the beginning of spring and is celebrated with bonfires, throwing colored powder and water on everyone and often involves...
Utah's Astonishing Green River Canyonlands
The Colorado and Green River wind through the lush area known as the Canyonlands and makes even the most urbane individual contemplate a journey west.
The World's Most Bizarre Restaurants, Part 2
Submerged in the Red Sea or in a treehouse, there are many places in the world where you can enjoy a sandwich. Here are the rest of the world’s most bizarre restaurants: Mars 2112, USA New York City’s Mars 2112 is where the aliens phone home. Themed like the Martian planet, the family-friendly restaurant boasts a Mars Today magazine, Mars TV, and a centerpiece of a three-story crystal...
Canada's World-Renowned Butchart Gardens
Garnering millions of visitors every year, the construction of British Columbia’s beautiful Butchart Gardens’ was completed in 1921.
Frank Lloyd Wright's Architectural Masterpiece:...
Known as Falling Water, American architect Frank Lloyd Wright designed the home in 1935 for the well-endowed owners of Kaufmann’s Department Stores.
Ukraine's Bewitching Blyznytsya Mountains
Truly a no man’s land, the impressive Blyznytsya mountain range in Ukraine is not a place to wander: the nearest town with more than 50,000 inhabitants is 8 hours away.
The World's Craziest Bars, Part 2
The second part of All That Is Interesting’s series on the world’s craziest bars: Sugarloaf Kiosk, Brazil Sugarloaf Kiosk’s bar isn’t as crazy as the effort you have to make to get there. Located in Rio de Janeiro, the mountain-top bar is only accessible via two ways: a 75-passenger cable car ride or a steep 1, 296 foot climb to reach the summit. Floyd’s Pelican Bar,...
The Stunning Glacier Resting Atop A Rainforest
A truly unique sight to behold, New Zealand’s Franz Josef Glacier descends from the Southern Alps and into the lush temperate rainforest found throughout the country.
Tokyo's Vanguardist Vertical Thresholds
Tokyo’s best and brightest architects have an impressive vision of the future of housing: From Domus Web: “The building is based on a thin, split-level steel frame and represents a fully realized version of a home without stairs. As a result, every horizontal plane becomes a generic surface. Without a specifically defined function, they can be used as a desk, shelf, bed, chair,...
An Enchanting Photograph Of Norwegian Woodlands
What a wonderful place to get lost.
The Milky Way Over Germany
Truly out of this world, Germany’s clear night skies provide for a wonderful night of stargazing into the Milky Way.
The Evolution Of Europe
It took a long time for Europe to become the Old Continent. Take a look at the evolution of Europe over the millenia in this fascinating GIF.
A Bird's Eye View Of Huntsville, Alabama In 1871
First settled in 1805 by a Revolutionary War veteran, Huntsville became Alabama’s first incorporated town and a great textile and cotton mill throughout the 19th century.
A Splendid Swedish Sunset
It is probably terribly cold, but that doesn’t make this photograph of a beautiful Swedish sunset any less warm.
The World's Craziest Bars, Part 1
Casa Pocho, Spain Casa Pocho is a bar in Spain where being rude is not an option but rather a necessity. Co-owned by Bernard Mariusz and Michal Lotocki, the bar offers free beer and tapas to customers who insult its bartenders. Barring severe rude words, the customers are allowed to spew milder insults including jerk and idiot. The inspiration behind it? In the midst of a recession, people...
A Spectacular Sight From Geiranger
Deemed a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2005, the small Norwegian village offers stunning scenery and is known by Lonely Planet as the best Scandinavian travel destination.
The Magnificent Matterhorn Mountain
Located in the Pennine Alps in between Switzerland and Italy, the majestic Matterhorn mountain gets its name from the German matte for “meadow” and horn for “peak.”
Five Incredible Examples Of Ancient Architecture
The Pyramids, Egypt No architectural superlative list would be complete without including the enigmatic design and construction of the Egyptian Pyramids. Considered on of the Seven Wonders of the World, some estimate that up to 100,000 laborers constructed the edifices but there is no concrete evidence on how. Some absurd theories posit alien involvement, but the general hypothesis is that...
Moscow's Futuristic Skyline
Mother Russia is no longer just Old Russia: the capital city boasts world-renowned architecture from the iconic St. Basil’s Cathedral to its modern skyscrapers.
Utah's Sweeping Dead Horse Point State Park
Overlooking the Colorado River and Canyonlands State Park, Utah’s Dead Horse Point State Park gets its name from the fact that it served as a natural corral for cowboys in the 19th century.
The World's Most Bizarre Restaurants, Part 1
Ever want to eat sushi from a body? Or maybe dine while dangling 150 feet in the air? Well, you can if you go to some of these absolutely bizarre restaurants: Nyotaimori, Japan Nyotaimori is a Japanese restaurant that serves sushi and sashimi on the naked body of a woman. The name literally means the “female body plate,” hence the bizarre practice inside this establishment. Employees serve...
A Condensed Map Of The World's Population
A fascinating look at what the world would look like if the human population were concentrated in one city.
The Seven Craziest Mental Diseases
The human being is a curious creature and its mind is even curiouser. Here are the seven craziest mental diseases that can plague the mind: Autophagia Autophagia is a mental disease in which the sufferer is compelled to inflict pain on themselves. The twisted part is that the pain comes in the form of biting and/or devouring portions of their body. The disease may be caused by severe sexual...
Hitchhiking: An Iconic American Experience
Dorothea Lange’s 1937 photograph captures a classic part of the American cultural canon: hitchhiking.
The Spellbinding Carina Nebula
Despite being four times larger and brighter than the Orion Nebula, the Milky Way’s Carina Nebula is far less popular. That is truly remarkable, given that it houses two of the most massive and luminous stars in the Milky Way.
The Six Best National Parks On The Planet
Yosemite National Park, United States A perennial favorite, California’s Yosemite National Park provides 1,200 square miles of natural marvels. Replete with granite cliffs for rock climbers, Yosemite’s stunning waterfalls, giant sequoia groves and scenery make it one of the most visited national parks in America. While there is never a bad time to visit, a trip in late May when the...
A World Of Pristine Frozen Water
Truly picturesque, here’s a glimpse into a frozen underwater paradise.
The Best Insults In History
Winston Churchill The extremely witty and much-loved British Prime Minister Winston Churchill tops the list with his verbal spat with Lady Astor. The conservative dame forever admonished Churchill for his cigars and alcohol habits, and Churchill was not one to take the insults lying down. Of their famous squabbles, the most memorable is when Astor commented, “If you were my husband, I’d...
Louis Armstrong At The Sphinx
That’s certainly an interesting place to give a concert. Taken in 1961, the iconic jazz musician Louis Armstrong performs for his wife at the Sphinx.
A Stunning Aurora Over Lake Michigan
The ethereal Aurora Borealis lights Lake Michigan’s night sky.
The World's Weirdest Artwork
Human body statues, Dr. Gunther von Hagens German anatomist Dr. Gunther von Hagens has a penchant and pride for turning real human bodies into statues with a technique called “plastination.” By using a volunteer’s dead body and injecting a liquid plastic solution into it to harden and preserve the cadavers entirely, von Hagens creates “timeless” art. However, the controversial nature of his...
The Five Best Modern Architectural Feats
Guggenheim Museum, Spain Many regard the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain as one of the world’s most amazing modern architectural feats. The contemporary art museum was designed by Canadian-American architect Frank Gehry and built by Ferrovial. Gehry left his architectural signature via the building’s circular shapes that he designed to showcase the museum’s pieces in a unique way. ...
California's Elusive Phantom Falls
Getting its spectral sobriquet as it disappears in the dry season, California’s Phantom Falls are 165 feet high and run off the edge of the Coal Canyon and into a nearby grotto.
A High Resolution Photograph Of The Sun's Surface
Not exactly the butter-colored beauty we like to imagine on Earth, the sun’s surface is scorching hot with a temperature of about 10000 degrees Fahrenheit and has a fiery orange hue to match.
The Six Most Interesting Facts About Space
From the Sun’s superhuman strength to leaving a permanent mark on the Moon, six fascinating facts about space: The Sun’s Staggering Strength Despite its serene appearance when viewed from Earth, the energy produced from the Sun is so strong that every second its core releases the equivalent of 100 billion nuclear bombs. The Skies: A Visual History Textbook The next time...
A Picturesque Panorama Of Toronto At Night
Toronto, the provincial capital of Ontario can add the word “enchanting” to its laundry list of positive attributes.
Japan's Rich Forest Of Gold
If you thought Japan’s most stunning flora is its cherry blossom trees, think again. This flaxen forest suggests otherwise.
Some Of The World's Oldest Structures
Megalithic Temples, Malta Dating back to 3500 to 2500 BC, the Megalithic Temples of Malta are some of the oldest structures in the world. As the name suggests, they are a group of stone temples older than Stonehenge and the Egyptian pyramids. Excellently preserved, they were rediscovered and restored in the 19th century by European and native Maltese archaeologists. While not much is known...