Tuesday , 21 February 2017

Interesting

China is building giant vertical forests to help with pollution

China has a serious pollution problem. In many cities, the atmosphere is so clogged with burning fuel, a thick smog hovers in the air. But revolutionary “vertical forests” will help freshen things up. They also look rad as hell. The Nanjing Towers, designed by Italian architect Stefano Boe, will be completed in 2018. The surfaces of the overgrown towers are …

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Some of the oldest still-used structures in the world

There’s a satisfying thrill that comes along with stepping foot in a place that you know people have been using for hundreds, even thousands of years. There’s nothing quite like being able to see, touch, smell, and feel history. You just can’t get those experiences from a book or some photos. Here are some of the oldest still-used man-made structures …

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Custom Ring Made Out Of Metal Plate From Surgery

During the ski season of 2015 this person had a bad accident on the slopes that ended with a a broken collarbone and four fractured ribs. It was a tough thing to go though at the time and they’ll never forget it because they turned the metal plate that was once inside their body into something that can be worn …

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16 moments when Uber interactions got weird

Uber (and other ridesharing services) is always the safest way to go for a night of drinking, but that doesn’t mean it won’t be eventful. Whether you’re being driven home by an ex-fling, riding in the car with a creeper or carting around a wasted sorority girl, there is plenty of opportunity for crazy stories on both sides of the …

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Aphrodisiacs To Make Your Valentine’s Day Dinner Really Sizzle

On a more awesome note, you can EAT your way to having a sexy time. Natural aphrodisiacs can help you both reach a higher level of eroticism quickly, and as luck would have it, a few of these items are probably already in your pantry or fridge. How convenient! Enhance your sexual desire with these foods proven to spark some …

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NASA took some of the most detailed images of Saturn’s rings we’ve seen yet

NASA’s Cassini Spacecraft got up close and personal with Saturn’s rings, giving us never-before-seen levels of detail in the giant discs of icy particles orbiting the planet. This is thanks to Cassini’s “ring-grazing” mission that involves the probe making orbital dives past the outer edge of Saturn’s main ring system. This is one of Cassini’s final missions as the 20-year-old …

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Realistic rental costs from homes of our favorite Netflix series

I love my Netflix as much as anyone else, but sometimes I find myself wondering what’s it like to live like some of my favorite characters. Like how much would their rent really cost if they were renting in today’s market? The rentals of our favorite TV shows may either fill us with envy for the designer style or make …

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90-year-old man writes tips to combat loneliness

Being alone can be torture. As an introvert, I’ve found myself walking that tightrope of wanting to be alone to actually being lonely, which is something that I have since overcome to live a better life. Same goes for 90-year-old Derek Taylor who recently lost his partner and sister. As you can probably imagine, Derek was feeling extremely lonely after …

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