Margaret Gowanloch

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The Mysterious Part of Kalaupapa National Historical Park You're Not Allowed To See

Most of us have seen wacky images of how trees seemingly eat objects over time -- everything from street signs and park benches to long-abandoned bicycles.<p>However, when we came across this unusual image on Unexplained Pictures' Twitter feed, we wondered if, perhaps, it was a Photoshop job. Did a …

Japan Airlines to Track Gate Agents With Smart Watches and iBeacons

Japan Airlines Co, Ltd. (JAL) has announced that it will collaborate with Nomura Research Institute, Ltd (NRI) on a trials of iBeacon and smartwatch …

Philadelphia, Birthplace of the American Weird

It’s fun to watch Austin, Texas, and Portland, Oregon, debate who’s weirder. Both cities—bastions of progressive ideas in (mostly) conservative states—have “Keep Austin Weird” and “Keep Portland Weird” stickers to drive the point home. But no matter how much they try, they can’t out-weird a city …

South Korea Funnels Its Chinese Tourists to a Single Island

Chinese tourists are heading to South Korea more than any other destination this year, according to travel agency Ctrip. That’s because political …

Free Things to Do in Venice

TravelFree Things to Do<p>It’s easy to get swept up in the romance of Venice: being serenaded as you ply the canals on a gondola; sipping spritzes at an open-air café in Piazza San Marco; succumbing to a Murano glass sales pitch—all of which can break the bank in an afternoon. With a little …

Italy

Tisha Cherry's Pop Culture Food Art

Give <b>Tisha Cherry</b> a food item--<i>any</i> food item--and I'll bet that she can turn it into a work of art. But you'd better be well-informed about pop …

Super-Easy Father's Day Brunch Recipes

Here, fast and simple dishes to make to celebrate Dad this weekend.<p>1 of 6<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 6<p>3 of 6<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 6<p>Advertisement<p>5 of …

#theLIST: Pony Up

The classic low-maintenance style has recently received a major upgrade.<p>The classic low-maintenance style has recently received a major upgrade on the fall runways and red carpet.

Hairstyling

Is There a Link Between Metal Bands and a Country’s Wealth?

If we’re going to play the word association game with “heavy metal,” immediate responses would probably veer towards “dark,” “sad” and “working …

Bands

Foodgasm! on Twitter: "Oreo Cheesecake Bars: http://t.co/cNdz6KcgQc"

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10 Interesting Things You Didn't Know About American History

Source: Pat Dollard<p>George Washington was the first President of the liberty-loving nation, and The Declaration of Independence was signed in 1776. …

4 Crazy Conspiracies That Were Completely True

Usually conspiracy theories are fodder for mocking, but these four true conspiracies will make you question your own world!<p>Source: Wikipedia<p>True …

Edinburgh’s Timeless Brilliance

The Scottish capital city is celebrated as much for its rich cultural offerings as it is its wealth of natural sights. Many of the islands …

Interesting Words From Other Languages We Wish Existed In English

Despite of English language's incredible variety of words and tenses, certain ideas just don't translate, like these interesting words that don't …

Six OF The World's Most Amazing Natural Events

Monarch butterfly migrations, maelstroms, and Honduran fish rain are only a sample of six of the most amazing natural events our world has to …

Nature

7 Strange Shrines Around The World

Source: Blogspot<p>Strange Shrines: Boll Weevil Monument<p>Source: Too Much News<p>At the very heart of Enterprise, Ala., a tiny town whose fringes are lined …

15 Harajuku Fashion Ideas That Are Truly Eye-Popping

See the most awe-inspiring Harajuku fashion looks and discover the surprising history of this one-of-a-kind subculture.<p>Source: Style By Deni<p>The …

The Whimsical Worlds Of Lara Zankoul

A photographical study on the disparities between appearance and reality, Lara Zankoul's work tests the limits of photography.<p>Source: Lara …

15 Shocking Photos Of The Mile-Wide Washington Mudslide

Source: National Post<p>On Saturday, March 23, the hillside across from the small Washington town of Oso gave way to nature’s unstoppable demands. A …

10 Strange Phobias That Really Exist

Biologically speaking, developing a phobia is as easy as experiencing a traumatic event and consistently relating that event to something (often …

21 Facts That Prove John Lennon Was Not The Saint You Think He Was

1 of 22<p>Lennon was raised by his Aunt Mimi, who did not encourage his guitar playing, often telling him, "The guitar's all very well, John, but you'll …

Think Sea Sponges And Coral Are Boring? Think Again.

Often thought of as merely colorful backdrops to complement more “exciting” marine life like sharks and stingrays, this high-magnification video …

Videography

Iceland’s Breathtaking Volcanic Rivers

What happens when glaciers and volcanoes convene? These stunning volcanic rivers.<p>Source: Andre Ermolaev<p>When it comes to size, Iceland is roughly the …

The Secrets Behind Mona Lisa's Smile

Source: Creativity Post<p>It would be easy to blame author Dan Brown and his blockbuster book and subsequent movie, The Da Vinci Code, for renewed …

7 Of The Most Bizarre Hobbies That People Actually Do

Ironing while jumping out of planes. Jumping out of planes in general. Bizarre hobbies like these prove that nothing is too arcane for human interest.<p>…

Hobbies

Che Guevara And Fidel Castro, Fellow Marxists And Fishermen

The Marxists that fish together stay together. Taking a moment to relax soon after coming to power in Cuba, Latin American leaders Fidel Castro and …

Women Of Hell’s Angels, 1965

Source: Time<p>The United States has had a rebellious streak from its inception, and its mid 20th century incarnation–Hell’s Angels—proves no exception. …

Now and Then

<b>Now and Then</b><p>Same ski cabin in <b>Savoie, France</b> in 2014 and 1936.<p>Contributed by Eric Burguieu.