After 35 years and 100,000 toothpicks, Scott Weaver completed this amusing sculpture of San Francisco he calls “Rolling Through the Bay.” And while he doesn’t hold the record for the largest toothpick sculpture, his stands apart with numerous hidden ball-runs that snake around the sculpture. Amazingly, each run is a “tour” of a different part of the city.
Thinking that space photography is something completely out of your league, reserved only for those with expensive telescopes and orbiting cameras? Think again! Here are awesome examples of the fine imagery NASA has released from its various programs; from the Hubble Space Telescope to its land based brethren, from rovers on Mars to satellites passing by various planets in our solar system.
The most poisonous animal in the world isn't what you'd expect. Let's go down the list of the 10 most poisonous animals on earth, so we know who to avoid.
Alexandra Forte (aka Vhils) is Portuguese street artist living in London. This is his art project called "Walls – Scratching the surface". He makes impressive portraits by Scratching the surface of old walls in Moscow, Rome, London, New York and Portugal.
The World Beard & Moustache Championships. Portraits of contestants from the world's premiere competition in facial hair. Check people with most weird beards.
Here are various types of creative Airplanes which looks different than usual airplanes. Take a look at these 11 amusing planes in the world that you never seen before.
In fact a lot of people believe golden sands to be the only option when it comes to beaches. To prove otherwise, and to show off a few of the world’s most uniquely coloured stretches of sand, we present the following selection
Ivory carving is the carving of ivory, that is to say animal tooth or tusk, by using sharp cutting tools, either mechanically or manually. The ivory figure of Khufu, for the builder of the Great Pyramid, is considered a masterpiece.
The White Temple of Northern Thailand has become a national landmark and, as one of the most recognizable temples in the country, attracts an increasingly large number of visitors every year.
That Hawaii’s Mauna Kea or White Mountain is the world’s tallest peak, measuring 16,400 m (47,000 feet) from base to summit? And that underwater volcanoes account for 75% of annual magma output? Just like Mauna Kea’s height, with 10,000 m (33,500 feet) under sea level, underwater volcanoes and their eruptions often go unnoticed. And because the usual signs like rumbling and smoke are harder to detect, it is all the more spectacular when an underwater volcano visibly erupts. Follow us around the globe for some of the most stunning sights. (more…)