14 Amusing Pics of San Francisco Sculpture Made From Toothpicks

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.

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42 Amusing Pictures of Space Through NASA’s Eyes

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.

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10 Amusing Underwater Volcanoes


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…)

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