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Top 10 movies to avoid, worst movies of all time

Thousands of readers of the magazine "Empire" participated in the survey "The worst movie of all time", and the final result was a list of these 10 movies … [Read More...]

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Ultra realistic paintings on the wall

Passing by these amazing 3D paintings will make you almost believe that there are real people standing by the wall. The paintings are made in such a way that you would probably try to touch the girl that's leaning on the wall or maybe the old lady that's resting, because they seem so realistic. The most surprising thing is that the artist is only using his bare hands and painting to make such … [Read More...]

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Man living with a Grizzly bear

This 800 pounds grizzly bear called Brutus is Casey Anderson's best friend, believe it or not. The famous naturalist and his furry friend are inseparable from the day Brutus was a 2 weeks old cub. Casey saved the bear from an overpopulated wildlife park, and raised him with lot of attention, love and respect. … [Read More...]

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15 Most Beautiful Temples In Asia

The world is a vast, beautiful place. For those out there struggling with existentialism issues (I completely get it, by the way), you don't need to go that far and say that we're tiny and insignificant in the infinity of the universe. We're just as small and puny in our own world, too! But fear not, this article is actually supposed to induce a positive tone. Since Earth is so big, this also … [Read More...]

6 Fruits and Vegetables That Looked Way Different Before We Domesticated Them - The Classic North American sweet corn.jpg

6 Fruits and Vegetables That Looked Way Different Before We Domesticated Them

The very next time you are preparing to bite into a sweet slice of watermelon or a scrumptious cob of corn, consider that these fruits and vegetables didn't always look, and taste, like they do now. GMOs, genetically modified foods,¬†isn't really a comfortable topic, as it gets a lot of strong reactions - ranging from a sturdy disapproval, to a gleeful nod of acceptance. But, regardless of your … [Read More...]

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5 Side Effects To Modern Inventions

In the past couple of decades, the world has seen a monumental explosion in the technology domain. It's not just that now we have touchscreen phones all of sudden or almost sentient little robots that are silently plotting to overcome humankind and keep us in a zoo. Many other discoveries in a variety of fields have revolutionized everything we know: in medicine, in beauty, in the food industry, … [Read More...]

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7 pioneer filmmakers lost to time - Jean Painleve

7 Pioneer Filmmakers Lost To Time

Art is a fickle mistress, as has many times been proven the case. An artist's "destiny" cannot really be predicted, or to be more coldly rational, his/her public evolution¬†and legacy are part of a causal chain with many many factors involved which most of the time are outside of his direct control and subject to wild fluctuations depending on the "spirit of the times" or a given society's culture, … [Read More...]

The extraordinary claims by L Ron Hubbard include Dianetics.

Extraordinary Claims By L Ron Hubbard

Scientology is a movement founded in 1953 by L Ron Hubbard, an American science-fiction author. Although its status is defined differently in countries across the world, from tax-exempt religion in the US, to cult in France (where L Ron Hubbard was even tried for fraud and convicted in absentia), to "anti-constitutional sect" in Germany, it is clearly a movement with a religious nature, whose … [Read More...]

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6 Rastafarian Beliefs To Consider

You probably thought that Rastafarianism is sort of a musical style defined lifestyle, best embodied by Bob Marley and other Reggae artists, right? Well, actually Rastafarianism is an interesting phenomenon originating in Jamaica. Note the choice of the word "phenomenon", instead of choosing to use "the Rastafarian religion", "sect" or "movement", despite the fact that these terms very much … [Read More...]

5 times when the Grammy went astray - Herbie Hancock vs. Amy Winehouse

5 Times When The Grammy Went Astray

If the Grammy award had a mind of its own, by now we'd surely suspect him of being a struggling¬†alcoholic. Because there were instances in the past when he behaved just as inexplicable as a mean drunk and stumbled his way to the wrong address (at least in the opinion of large numbers of fans and music listeners in general). Picture this: you're an artist. You put work, time and your … [Read More...]

A couple who opted for a non-traditional wedding in the woods.

A Non-Traditional Wedding

Thinking about tying the knot? How 'bout you make that knot as tough and impressive as the Gordian one of legend, by choosing a unique wedding¬†that will surely bring you and your better-half closer together by virtue of the awesome memories you'll have of the event. And I do mean awesome in the true sense that the word had before everybody started using it so much it now has less of an impact … [Read More...]

The suddenly no clothes on is one of the universal dream trips.

Universal Dream Trips

Hey, you too have had that dream with the afro-haired warthog trying to sell you insurance but then everything gets drained like when you pull the plug on a bath tub and you find yourself floating in the Cygnus¬†star system amid the alien mega-structures and the space dragons, right? Right? No. Hmm. Odd. Anyway, there are other dreams that are quite common if you take into consideration the many … [Read More...]

The list of a few suggestions to deal with anorexia includes getting a pet.

A Few Suggestions To Deal With Anorexia

Anorexia ("Anorexia nervosa") is a an eating disorder which should be taken seriously, because its long-term consequences are very undesirable for the individual living with it. As such, the advice presented below should by no means be taken as a medical or scientific solution to the problem and should not substitute seeking the help of a professional. This article just tries¬†to present a¬†few … [Read More...]

The Statue of Liberty is part of some New York native thoughts.

Some New York Native Thoughts

Regardless whether because of movies, comic books, games or history, many people all over the world are infatuated with New York and proclaim that they would "die to live there". Of course, these people love the city from a distance. As opposed to the actual natives or residents of New York who naturally have a more accurate (though subjective) perspective, devoid of all the warping and inevitable … [Read More...]