Wednesday , 22 April 2015



1,491 miles from the nearest continent and home to just one 300-person village at the foot of an active volcano: Experience life on Tristan da Cunha, the world’s most remote island

Accessible only by a six-day boat journey from South Africa or as part of epic month-long cruises through the South Atlantic Ocean, Tristan da Cunha is about as far from a quick holiday destination as it gets. The world’s most remote inhabited archipelago stands 1,243 miles from Saint Helena, its closest neighbour with residents, 1,491 miles from South Africa and ...

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Crude Prosthetic Limbs From The Past Were Horrifying Yet Oddly Beautiful

The technology behind prosthetic limbs is so advanced that it’s easy to assume such an invention is a recent development. Truthfully, the concept of prosthetics existed since the ancient Egyptians, if not earlier. Some older limbs look like medieval torture devices. Others look like cartoonishly goofy enhancements that would make any steampunk fan weep with adoration. Join us as we ...

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We Quit Our Jobs, Built A Tiny House On Wheels And Hit The Road

Two years ago my partner, Guillaume, and I were both burdened by high rent, a multitude of belongings, college debt and careers that allowed us to maintain that lifestyle. I was beginning to believe I’d never be able to pursue my passion for writing and Guillaume felt the same way about his photography. Then we came across tiny houses. These ...

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You Won’t Believe These Two Girls Are Twins

Lucy and Maria Aylmer are twin sisters from Gloucester, U.K. They were born to a Caucasian father, Vince and a half-Jamaican mother, Donna, which explains why they look so different. People very rarely believe it when they tell them, but Lucy and Maria are actually twins. Believe it or not, but these girls are twins! Here they are when they ...

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The Ice Hotel On Balea Lake, Romania

Romania is a country where everything is possible. In the heart of the Carpathians at a high altitude, we find the Hotel of Ice. It was the first of its kind in the Southeast Europe. Besides the comfort you hand in the hotel, you can enjoy the landscape with snowy mountains. The hotel has a bar, a restaurant, and next ...

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People Pay Ridiculous Amounts Of Money To Eat These Animal Byproducts

At this point we are all well aware of the gross things going on with fast food. We probably, similarly, know exactly where hot dogs come from. But maybe you’ll feel better about our fatty, middle class delicacies when you hear about the weird stuff the 1% is eating. Apparently some of the most expensive dishes of the world come ...

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The evolution of the space suit

Wiley Post Pressure Suit built by BF Goodrich in 1935. Wiley Post reach an altitude of 50,000 feet wearing this suit. It had an inner rubber bladder and rubberized outer layer. All modern pressure suits are based on the same principles as this design. 1935

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