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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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10 Impressive Presidential Residences from Around the World

1. Presidential Office Building, Taiwan The Renaissance-baroque styled majestic building was completed in 1919 when Japan ruled the area. Technically this is the Presidential Office of Republic of China. No, not People's Republic of China, the huge country we all know. The president of this republic, also known as Taiwan, moved into the building in 1950, after ROC lost control of the mainland … [Read More...]

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8 Fascinating Megalithic Structures

Join us in the quest for some of the most fascinating megalithic structures! But first let's clear out some stuff. The term megalith has two meanings. One refers to a large stone or group of stones representing a structure. No cement or mortar is used as an interlocking system. The second meaning refers to the prehistoric period when these constructions were erected. Let's focus on 'large stone'. … [Read More...]

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11 Beautiful European Train Stations

We depart in our journey to the most beautiful European train stations from Strasbourg! 1. Gare de Strasbourg Doesn't Gare de Strasbourg look like a picture from the future where we have to protect ourselves from the poisonous atmosphere? Gare de Strasbourg was build in 1883, that is the stone building over there under the glass ceiling. The historicist style building was completely covered with … [Read More...]

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Top 5 Depictions of Dracula

Since we’re recently shared with you the funniest depictions of Hitler in popular culture, it was about time we’ve also put together a list of the best depictions of another historical villain, Dracula. Well, to clarify things a bit, the historical figure of Vlad ?epe? upon which the fantastic character of Dracula is based wasn’t actually a villain, at least for the standards of his time. But the … [Read More...]

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5 Ideas for Crazy Pajamas

Pajamas are most of the time associated with bland comfortable clothing, as opposed to the more interesting day wear or the seductive but not quite so cozy category of night wear. Well, not anymore. We’ve comprised a small collection of stuff that some creative pajama designers thought of and all of them are really the opposite of bland. If you want to turn all the heads at some PJ party you might … [Read More...]

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Cinco de Mayo: A Look into a Mixed Holiday’s Background

Since it’s almost the beginning of May and in the U.S. that means Cinco de Mayo will soon be here, perhaps now is a good time to delve a bit into the background of this odd holiday. The label of odd comes here because of the ambiguous status of this relatively recent and quite fabricated holiday. Don’t misunderstand us: there’s nothing wrong with yet another reason for a pretty public celebration, … [Read More...]

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5 Cover Songs Better than the Original

We’ve previously shared with you a similar list of great cover bands that you should check out if you didn’t know them already. Today, it’s the turn to recognize cover songs  that are so great they manage to surpass the original they emulate. At least according to our tastes. Even if you’re a hardcore fan of the original artist or version and you won’t agree that the cover is better, you will at … [Read More...]

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5 Great Cover Bands You Should Check Out

Cover songs are great for many reasons. Some are related to the original song or band that’s being covered, and others are connected with the new band that’s doing the covering. Sometimes we like covers because we love the original so much and hearing a slightly different take on it really sings to our hearts. Other times we didn’t like the original much in the first place, but we love the cover. … [Read More...]

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Farewell, Gabriel Garcia Marquez

The much-loved writer and journalist Gabriel Garcia Marquez passed away a bit over a week ago, on the 17th of April, after struggling for a long time with the ravages of a degenerative disease. I must confess that I was rather disappointed with the media coverage of this story: a few minutes after his passing, and major news hubs such as Times and BBC were already publishing very lengthy articles … [Read More...]

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Funniest Depictions of Hitler in Popular Culture

Since a few days ago was Hitler’s birthday (on April the 20th, to be more precise), the internet exploded again with funny Hitler memes and jokes. It may seem like a disrespectful way of treating a deceased person (in spite of the very harmful system he created and the billions he made to suffer), but it’s not necessarily so, if you see the matter from a different angle. Most of the memes and … [Read More...]

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Best 10 Beers in the World

Beer needs no introduction.  It’s the world’s favorite alcoholic drink, surpassing other favorites such as wine and cocktails. But while some brands of beer are widely known and easy to find, others are somehow reserved for initiates and beer geeks. And, according to a study carried out by two Stanford University Computer experts, the beer geeks seem to have the best tastes. As we consume more and … [Read More...]