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The 15 Coolest Cases of Biomimicry

The 15 Coolest Cases of Biomimicry

Those who are inspired by a model other than Nature, a mistress above all masters, are laboring in vain. - Leonardo Da Vinci Biomimicry - The practice of developing sustainable human technologies inspired by nature. Sometimes called Biomimetics or Bionics, it's basically biologically inspired...

10 War Photographs That Changed the World Forever

10 War Photographs That Changed the World Forever

Image: Eddie Adams Popular photography as we know it was presented to the public in the 1840s. It was proposed as the ultimate portrayal of reality and the eternal confinement of history - unlike art or prose, photographs are not easily altered. They have been used to depict the terrors and truths...

10 Greatest Escape Artists in History

10 Greatest Escape Artists in History

Escapology is the art of escaping from restraints of some kind - such as handcuffs, straightjackets, cages or coffins. The skill has been used as a form of magical entertainment since at least the 1860s, although it didn’t become recognized as an act in itself until later in the century. As the...

The 50 Most Influential Christians of All Time

The 50 Most Influential Christians of All Time

Paul of TarsusSaul of Tarsus, a.k.a. Paul the Apostle, Paul of Tarsus [?-65 c.e.] was a Hellenistic Jew and student of Gamaliel the Elder who served as enforcer for the Pharisaic Sanhedrin against the apostate Christian sect following the crucifixion of Jesus. Around 33 c.e. he experienced a dramatic...

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10 Best Ray LaMontagne Songs

Ray LaMontagne is an American singer and songwriter who resigned from his job within a shoe factory after hearing a Stephen Stills song to become a musician. LaMontagne has since released four albums, performed for multiple charities, won many awards for his talent, and has become an international...

10 Best Dollhouses for Girls

10 Best Dollhouses for Girls

Most parents dream of buying a dollhouse for their daughters. It can provide years of entertainment for girls and their parents. A dollhouse can enhance creativity, improve communication skills, and offer a safe place to practice problem-solving skills. It is really the top must-have gift for...

The 13 Most Brutal and Inhumane Judicial Punishments Still Used Today

The 13 Most Brutal and Inhumane Judicial Punishments Still Used Today

Public StoningIranian courts still order public stonings, and those sentenced are often severely whipped before they are stoned. Women are buried up to their necks before a stoning. If convicted of adultery, Iranian law requires the stones not be too big or too small so that the probable death is...

50 Best Places to Have Great Sex

50 Best Places to Have Great Sex

50. On a picnic table under the stars49. In the back of a pickup truck48. On top of a mountain overlooking a lake at 2am in the pitch dark47. On the kitchen counter46. In the shower standing up (works great as a smooth sneak attack)45. In the shower laying down44. On an airplane (less than .0001%...

Top 100 Blogs of 2010

Top 100 Blogs of 2010

Top 100 Blogs Here we have collected what we consider to be the top five blogs in ten different blog categories. This list should give you a good inside track into the vast world of ideas out there on the Internet.

10 Deadliest Tsunamis in Living Memory

10 Deadliest Tsunamis in Living Memory

The idea of the earth tearing itself apart is terrifying enough, but the devastation that earthquakes cause is only intensified by the huge waves that can follow a massive seismic disturbance in the ocean bed. Often, coastal inhabitants have just minutes to flee to higher ground, and any delay can...