New year’s resolutions… With a full 12 months of possibilities on the horizon, most people the world over take at least a few minutes to pledge the new year into one that is infinitely better than the last. Get rich. Eat less. Sleep more. Be faster. Go to the gym. Stop smoking. Be nicer. […]
Advertising... bad to lying... While most people know that banner ads from companies you’ve never heard of that promise to melt away “20 pounds in a week, no exercise required!” should be taken with a grain of salt, some huge and highly respected brands are also guilty of telling their consumers major lies to make sales. You’d have to be pretty dumb to believe some of them.
Glass Beach, very interesting beach! Usually, people throwing trash affects on the environment negatively. Mountains of garbage are useless, besides they spoil not only the air, soil and water, but also cause damage to the aesthetic natural beauty. However, rarely, but still there are exceptions when garbage creates beauty. There is an interesting […]
Luxury… Furniture from Michel Haillard featured in this page causes mixed feelings. On the one hand, it is striking in its concept, quality of performance, its luxury eventually. On the other hand there is an idea that this furniture is from hell. To produce all this infernal furniture were used the most drastic materials […]
This is not science fiction, immortal forever! Research is already under way to defeat death, involving medical scientists and artificial intelligence experts, focusing on creating the technology necessary to upload the brain’s contents to a silicon support and then download it again into a new body. In his article “How to become immortal – […]
Nostalgia, Nostalgia… I was looking at a photo of the first ever iPod the other day, as seen above, and thought back to the days when that particular design and technology was cutting edge. It was released in 2001, boasted an impressive 5GB storage and had a mechanical scroll wheel with a design […]
The Bermuda Triangle. The square of the Bermuda Triangle makes up approximately a million of square kilometers. The triangle spreads from Florida to the Bermuda islands, then to Puerto Rico and back to Florida via the Bahamas. The news about mysterious disappearances of ships and planes in the area appeared at the end of […]
To drink than not to drink… or to be or not to be. Excessive drinking is not beneficial to health, but abstaining from alcohol consumption may also have negative health effects, researchers said. A study of about 38,000 Norwegians showed that abstainers were more likely than moderate drinkers to report symptoms of depression. […]
St. Patrick's Day is here, you see. We'll pick some shamrocks, one, two, three. We'll count the leaves and look them over, And maybe find a four-leafed clover. I'll sew green buttons on my vest, Green for St. Patrick is the best. I'll wear a green hat, very high, And dance a jig--at least I'll try!
People who have a compulsive urge to collect and clutter their homes with junk can partly attribute their problem to genes, according to a British study. Researchers from King’s College London used a twin study to find that genetic predisposition explained a large amount of the risk for compulsive hoarding. A mental health […]
Alive sculptures are all in Spain. I thinks I will not be wrong if I say that the most interesting and unique alive sculptures are all in Spain. Perhaps there are more interesting ones somewhere, but not in such big quantities for one aquare meter/kilometer. Of course there are motionless statues in Rome […]
A traditional Jack-o'-lantern ( Pumpkin lantern), associated chiefly with the holiday Halloween, is typically a carved pumpkin. It is named after phenomenon of strange light flickering over peat dogs. To make a jack-o'-lantern, the top of a pumpkin is cut off and the inside flesh is scooped out, and then an image, usually a monstrous face, is carved on the outside surface. At night, a light is placed inside to illuminate the effect. If encounters with ghosts, ghouls or vampires are your idea of fun, then Halloween is probably a favorite time. Places across the globe are getting ready to scare people out of their wits -- and their money.