Roberto Catarinicchia

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Continents & Countries

Roads to Rome<p>There is a saying that all roads lead to Rome. We set out on 3.375.746 journeys to check if that was really true.<p>Section 1<p>At least for …

This hand-drawn map of Anglo-Saxon London is utterly beautiful

<b>London’s evolution over time is a story that people are always seeking to find new ways of retelling.</b><p>This map, produced last year, recently found …

A 17-Year-Old Artist Created This Incredible Map Of Literature

Martin Vargic's intricate cartography is basically porn for book lovers.

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WATCH: This Map Shows How Indo-European Languages May Have Evolved

Here's where our modern languages came from.<p>This fascinating animated map provides one of the best demonstrations we've seen of how modern …

The results of every US presidential election http://t.co/GeCXsnxy5s

12 life lessons you have hopefully learnt by your late 20s

Your early twenties can often be a rush of missed university assignments, impromptu relationships beginning and swiftly ending and doubts about which …

How Defiant Falklanders Live With the Threat of War

With Britain and Argentina ratcheting up the military rhetoric, Falkland Islanders recall the 1982 conflict, and how the islands, and their lives, …

A new Google-powered website lets you compare every constitution in the world and write your own

In an ornate hall in the Philadelphia State House in 1787, a few dozen men drafted the US constitution. For four months, they debated and revised the document until they had something they could generally agree on. Today, they wouldn’t even have to leave their homes. A new site could let any …

James Madison

This map shows all the countries that have declared their independence from the United Kingdom

An impassioned speech from David Cameron may not prevent Scottland from adding its name to this list<p>Simran Khosla<p>September 16, 2014 11:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on GlobalPost.<p>Scots will head to the polls on Thursday to vote on a referendum that could make Scotland an independent …

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Eagle-eyed person spots what looks like a human stood on the surface of the moon

An eagle-eyed person has spotted what looks like the a human on the surface of the moon.<p>Using the Google Moon programme (like Google Earth but …

Places called "New" compared to where they are named after - http://t.co/VKX3XePfxM

Loom bands: eBay bids for dress made from rubber bands reaches £169,000

The craze for loom bands has hit an all-time high, after bids for an eBay dress made entirely of the colourful rubber accessories hit £169,300.<p>The …

You know what would make you happy every single day? This amazing pizza bed

You know what the world is missing? A duvet set printed to look like a giant slice of pizza.<p>New York-based art director Claire Manganiello has …

Destruction/Creation: When Ink and Double Exposure Photography Digitally Collide

Inspired by the beautiful ink-in-water photography of Alberto Seveso — who, by the way, we’ve featured many times on PetaPixel, so definitely check …

Socially awkward people, here’s your spirit animal

While some of us are naturally outgoing, for many of us social interaction is a source of constant fear.<p>If you’re one of the people who get …

Portugal, here I come! Zip line whizzes passengers from Spain to Portugal in seconds

Whizz down this zip line and you’ll not only enter another country but also go back in time.<p>The Limitezero takes thrill-seekers from Spain to …

Sugar Daddy University is a now a real thing – no joke

<b>Ever felt that you have money and decades of life experience but would like a younger, sexually-competent woman to satisfy your needs?</b><p>Then these …

Help Create The World’s First Universal Font — Here’s How!

Have you ever wondered what our handwriting would look like if everyone had the same penmanship? Would the “E” have 90-degree angles or would it look like a backwards “3”? Would the “J” have a hat? Would the “W” be angled or rounded? The folks over at BIC are taking on all of these questions and …

Tumblog Uses Google Street View to Show Detroit’s Decline Over the Years

Detroit. Once one of the greatest contributors to the United States GDP and home to 1.8 million people, the Motor City is down to just over 700,000 …

Cutest proposal ever? Man thinks up genius way to guarantee a ‘yes’

<b>Could this be the cutest ever proposal?</b><p>An imaginative Romeo basically guaranteed himself a ‘yes’ with this ingenious proposal idea involving an …

Heroic Cat Saves Child From Vicious Dog Attack

<i>Warning: The end of the video contains images that may be graphic.</i><p>This cat is the new superhero in town.<p>A horrifying YouTube clip from Roger …

British woman handcuffed for having sex on flight (with her parents on board)

In mortifying news of the day, a British woman has been handcuffed in front of her parents after being caught having sex on a Virgin (no comment) …

Policeman asks drunk driver for licence, drunk driver gives him a beer

A drunk driver spent the weekend in jail after handing a policeman a beer when he was pulled over.<p>Damon Tobias Exum, 37, crashed into a police car …

18 Videos of Contagious Laughter to Jumpstart Your Monday

Sometimes, you need a bit of a jumpstart, especially on a Monday morning.<p>Much like yawns and the common cold, laughter can be incredibly contagious, …

Scientists can trace your ancestors to within 30 miles using DNA

You might know where your forebears lived a few generations prior, but how about the exact village they came from -- <i>1,000 years</i> ago? Thanks to DNA sequencing, it's now possible to find that out in many cases according to researchers from the University of Sheffield in the UK. The aptly-named GPS or …

9 Ways to Celebrate Star Wars Day (Other Than Watching Star Wars)

Sure, you could spend May the fourth watching The Empire Strikes Back for the 200th time (a worthy use of your day). Or you could take a moment to appreciate the artists, movies, comic books, and legends that inspired a galaxy far, far away.<p>Sure, you could spend May the fourth watching <i>The Empire</i> …