Thursday , 23 March 2017

Interesting

10+ Badass Women Who Changed The World We Live In Today

March 8 is International Women’s Day (US has its equivalent on the 26th of August) which celebrates the struggle for women’s rights. Throughout history, many strong women had to rise against the odds and fight for their dreams and passions, equality and solidarity among men. Their bravery contributed to shaping today’s world, and has to be remembered. Irena Sendlerowa – …

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$2.5 Trillion Asset Manager Puts Statue Of Fearless Girl In Front Of Wall Street Bull

Wall Street’s famous Charging Bull statue now has company. State Street Global Advisors, the world’s third-largest asset manager, has installed a bronze statue named The Fearless Girl directly across from the Bull, and she stands for more than just artistic value. The young girl poses confidently and defiantly in stark opposition of her bovine counterpart, and is meant to represent …

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Tiny homes community deservedly built for homeless veterans

Leave it to the wonderful city of Kansas City, Missouri to develop a tiny home community for homeless veterans.A couple years ago we threw one helluva meetup at Kaufman Stadium teaming up with the Royals to raise over $10,000 for the KC Pet Project, so it comes as no surprise to see them supporting veterans in need. The Village includes …

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Deckhand Captures Massive Waves In Sydney

A Sydney deckhand recently captured some incredible images after encountering awful weather conditions in Sydney. Ferry worker Haig Gilchrist honed his photography skills while he was deep in the storm and the photos he captured are stunning.

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Oscars’ Epic Best Picture Fail Shows Why Typography Is So Important

The Oscars of 2017 went down in history not only because of a single movie (‘La La Land’) receiving the record amount of nominations but also because the same movie was falsely awarded the Best Movie award when the actual winner was ‘Moonlight’. There was a lot of speculation about what went wrong during the announcement but now it’s clear …

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Mountain-Inspired Hotel Built From Shipping Containers 2200 Meters Above Sea Level In Georgia

The idea was inspired by the mountains that resemble a triangle, consisting of shipping containers, the hotel “Quadrum” is shaped like a pyramid. The architect Sandro Ramishvili and Irakli Eristavi are the minds behind this extraordinary creation. Built in a minimalist style, the hotel seems to repeat the local terrain, cascading down the mountainside. The philosophy behind the project was …

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Amazing Photos Collected From The Depths Of History

You’re about to see a side of history that your eyes have probably never seen before. B-17 bombardier heading toward Germany, 1940’s Troops of the Eight-Nation Alliance in 1900. Left to right: Britain, United States, Australia,India, Germany, France, Russia, Italy, Japan A Group of Samurai in front of Egypt’s Sphinx, 1864 The final moments of a Japanese Dive Bomber, 1945 …

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99-Year-Old Woman Gets Arrested And Put In Jail To Check It Off Her Bucket List

99-year-old Annie wanted to get arrested before the end of her lifetime, and her local police department was happy to help. According to an official Facebook statement from the Nijmegen-Zuid police station, Annie was “briefly allowed” to sit in a cell with fastened handcuffs after officers picked her up from her home. Citizens who haven’t committed a crime are usually …

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Spanish Architect Turns Old Cement Factory Into His Home

When Ricardo Bofill stumbled upon a dilapidated cement factory in 1973, he immediately saw a world of possibilities. La fábrica was born, and almost 45 years later, the structure has been completely transformed into a spectacular and unique home. The factory, located just outside of Barcelona, was a WWI-era pollution machine that had closed down, and came with many repairs …

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