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18 Spectacular Perspective Views of Famous Landmarks That Will Make You See the World in a Different Light

These 18 perspective photographs will completely change your view of the world. Sagrada Familia Santorini Stonehenge Taj Mahal The Kaaba The White House The Acropolis Arc de Triomphe Brandenburg Gate Central Park, NYC The Forbidden City The Hollywood Sign The Mona Lisa Mont St. Michel, France Mount Rushmore Niagara Falls The Pyramids of Giza Rock… Read More »

Suitcase Contents Reveal What Insane Asylum Residents Have Left Behind

Willard Suitcases is a photograph series created by Jon Crispin that showcases the lives that insane asylum residents left behind at the Willard Psychiatric Center in Willard, NY. The asylum, established in 1869, went on to accept patients for the next 126 years. In 1995, the facility closed, and an employee was put in charge… Read More »

30 Amazing Toys Any 90s Kid Would Have Loved to Get for Christmas

And if you did get any of these toys, you were pretty damn cool! Talkboy Tamagotchi Teddy Ruxpin Tiger Handheld Games TMNT Wrestling Buddies Cabbage Patch Kids Care Bears Crossfire Dear Diary Discman Dream Phone Easy Bake Oven Furbys Gak Gameboy Color Lazer Tag Legos Mall Madness Moon Shoes My Buddy/Kid Sister My Little Pony… Read More »

History’s Greatest Leaders Re-imagined as Hipsters. A Lesson in Hipstory

Amit Shimoni, an Israeli illustrator came up with the brilliant idea of converting some of the world’s greatest leaders into hipsters and the result is hilarious. Margaret Thatcher Nelson Mandela Vladimir Lenin Winston Churchill Abraham Lincoln Che Guevara John F. Kennedy Mahatma Gandhi Mao Zedong If you enjoyed this post, don’t forget to share with… Read More »

19 of the Best Historic Moments Caught on Camera Will Mesmerise You

I don’t know what it is about historic photos that make you feel something so complex…almost as if we live on an entirely different planet now. Sailor kissing nurse in Times Square, 1945 Soldier in Vietnam, 1965 Unbroken seal on Tutankhamun’s tumb (3245 years untouched) 106-year-old Armenian woman guards her home in 1990 The morning… Read More »

Dining Tables Represent What the Wealthy and The Poor Eat On Each Side And It’s Eye Opening

Creative duo Henry Hargreaves and Caitlin Levin came up with an amazing series called “Power Hungry”. This series basically represents both sides of a country: the poor and the rich. Here, we get to see one table, where one ends represents the wealth, and the other end, the poor. Present Day North Korea – Power… Read More »

15 Reasons Why The Internet and Its People Are So Great. Ridiculous Doesn’t Even Begin to Describe It

The Internet is home to millions of questionable human beings, but then again, that’s what makes it so great! #1. I don’t see why not? What a dumb question #2. You WISH! #3. You WHAT?!? #4. And this is why you’re banned from the zoo #5. Spiderman…Spiderman…all of a sudden he’s Canadiaaan #6. Cave living… Read More »

OMG I’m So Glad I Wasn’t Alive When These MONSTER CREATURES Roamed The Earth

If you’re not comfortable with sea creatures and insects just because they gross you out, you would have had an issue living way way back in the day. All of these creatures existed on the planet at one point or another. Yes. Let that sink in. Jaekelopetrus aka the giant sea scorpion. The giants were… Read More »

You Know You Grew up In the 90s When You Or Your Friends Wore THESE Halloween Costumes

Doesn’t this just take you back to the good old days? #1.The Spice Girls #2. Strawberry Shortcake #3. The Little Mermaid…or any other Disney princess for that matter #4. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #5. Wayne and Garth #6. Wednesday Addams #7. Alf #8. That awful plastic mask from the dollar store when you couldn’t come… Read More »

Designer Creates Adorable Guide to Dog Breeds By Geographical Area

Artist Lili Chin has created an ultra cute series of illustrations called Dogs of the World in which over 200 dogs are separated by their geographical area. Middle Eastern Dogs Nordic Dogs Russian Dogs Scottish Dogs Swiss Dogs Welsh Dogs African Dogs American Dogs Asian Dogs Australian Dogs Belgian Dogs Canadian Dogs Dutch Dogs Eastern… Read More »

These Shoes Are Called “The Killer Heels” And If You Wear Them, They Just Might Kill You…No Joke!

Killer Heels, The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe is a new exhibit that features more than 160 pairs of killer heels dating all the way back to the 16th century. These are more than just shoes, but rather art pieces, because frankly, I’m not sure who would wear this insane footwear! You can see the… Read More »

1970s America: Photographs of the Decade’s Crisis. A Story Through Images

As the 1960s came to an end, the fast development of the American postwar decades began to take a heavy toll on the environment, and the public called for action. In November 1971, the newly created Environmental Protection Agency announced a massive photo documentary project, called DOCUMERICA, to record the adverse effects of modern life… Read More »

21 Downright Sickening Food Items From the 90s That Should Never Make a Comeback

We loved most of these items when we were kids, but now we’re a little more educated than that. The amount of sugar in these next items would be enough for a newborn to get instant diabetes. Please never bring these back. Ever. Again. Thank you. #1. Surge #2. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Pies #3.… Read More »

36 Images That Prove Celebrities Are Just As Silly As We Are

Who says famous people don’t get crazy? #1. Steven Spielberg #2. The Queen laughing at her husband’s uniform #3. Tony Blair #4. Tsar Nicholas II of Russia #5. Albert Einstein wearing fuzzy slippers #6. Alfred Hitchcock #7. Benedict Cumberbatch #8. Bill Gates and Shaq #9. Bobby Grich pours beer over Richard Nixon #10. Boris Johnson,… Read More »