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Bizarre Deaths in History
October 14, 2009 – 2:06 pm | 5 Comments
Bizarre Deaths in History

Steve Irwin (1962 – 2006)
Stephen Robert Irwin, known simply as Steve Irwin and nicknamed “The Crocodile Hunter”, was an iconic Australian television personality, wildlife expert, and conservationist. He achieved world-wide fame from the television …

Aliwan Fiesta on Philippines
October 14, 2009 – 1:55 pm | No Comment
Aliwan Fiesta on Philippines

You do not need to travel across the Philippine archipelago to experience colorful festivals. You do not need to spend so much money to the world-renowned and highly appreciated Philippine fiestas. You get to experience …

Kristin Kreuk
October 14, 2009 – 1:50 pm | 4 Comments
Kristin Kreuk
Long Exposures photos
October 14, 2009 – 1:45 pm | 4 Comments
Long Exposures photos

People often associate long exposures with night photography. What is overlooked are the amazing photos you can get with longer shutter speeds, ranging from 1/15 of a second up to many hours. What’s more, these …

Archives of the Vatican
October 14, 2009 – 1:40 pm | No Comment
Archives of the Vatican

You would think that the Vatican’s Secret Archives would be some dumb conspiracy theory. I mean, it sounds ridiculous. The Vatican’s Secret Archives. Let it roll off your tongue. Surely, we’re into serious conspiracy …

Strange and exotic endangered species
October 14, 2009 – 1:17 pm | No Comment
Strange and exotic endangered species

The bladder-chewing guppy not enough for you? Can’t stop thinking about exploding ants, boyfriend-devouring she-monsters of the sea and blood-spurting lizards? Don’t worry – terrifying oneself is a common ailment of the intertubes. Unfortunately, there …

Modern aviation
October 14, 2009 – 1:58 am | One Comment
Modern aviation

V-22 Osprey
Quest for hybrid machine which could perform both helicopter and aircraft role was long and dates back to the Cold War. V-22 pushed forward limits of human airplane design. It is a crown jewel …

The biggest bridges
October 14, 2009 – 1:50 am | No Comment
The biggest bridges

The Golden Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge spanning the Golden Gate, the opening of the San Francisco Bay onto the Pacific Ocean. As part of both U.S. Route 101 and State Route 1, it …

Stilt houses
October 14, 2009 – 1:44 am | One Comment
Stilt houses

About
Stilt houses or pile dwellings are houses raised on piles over the surface of the soil or a body of water. In the Neolithic and Bronze Age, stilt houses were common in the Alpine region. …

NASA in the space
October 14, 2009 – 1:31 am | No Comment
NASA in the space

Fifty years after the former Soviet Union launched Sputnik on Oct. 4, 1957, a spirit of cooperation has led to the International Space Station and a renewed effort to explore the moon. Shown here in …

Fishing in Texas
October 7, 2009 – 12:41 pm | No Comment
Fishing in Texas

Fishing is the activity of catching fish. Fishing techniques include netting, trapping, angling and hand gathering. The term fishing may be applied to catching other aquatic animals such as different types of shellfish, squid, octopus, …

Tattoo styles
October 7, 2009 – 12:32 pm | No Comment
Tattoo styles

A tattoo is a permanent marking made by inserting ink into the layers of skin to change the pigment for decorative or other reasons. Tattoos on humans are a type of decorative body modification, while …

Pencil drawing – sketch
October 7, 2009 – 12:29 pm | No Comment
Pencil drawing – sketch

A sketch is a rapidly executed freehand drawing that is not intended as a finished work. If in oil paint it is called an oil sketch. In general, a sketch is a quick way to …

Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Clint Eastwood
October 7, 2009 – 12:20 pm | 4 Comments
Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Clint Eastwood

10. Clint has directed more movies than Steven Spielberg and George Lucas
Can this be for real? A man who made his mark in this world for so long with his gritty performances of gunslinging toughs …

The crocodile hunter Steve Irwin
October 7, 2009 – 12:12 pm | No Comment
The crocodile hunter Steve Irwin

Stephen Robert Irwin, better known as the crocodile hunter Steve Irwin, was born to Lyn and Bob Irwin in Essendon, Victoria, on February 22, 1962. He became world-famous as a result of his popular Crocodile …

Pop legend Michael Jackson dead at 50
October 6, 2009 – 2:09 pm | No Comment
Pop legend Michael Jackson dead at 50

Music icon Michael Jackson, whose fame spanned from his childhood with the legendary Jackson 5 to a superstar solo career that earned him the nickname ‘King of Pop,’ died Thursday afternoon at a Los Angeles …

Sir Isaac Newton and Alchemy
October 6, 2009 – 1:26 pm | No Comment
Sir Isaac Newton and Alchemy

Sir Isaac Newton is well known for his ground breaking work in the fields of science and mathematics, but what is less well known is that he spent around 30 years meticulously studying the mysterious …