24. 11. 2014
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Jan Toorop - O grave, where is thy Victory

Jan Toorop: A Dutch-Indonesian Art Deco Wonder

Jean Theodoor Toorop (1858 – 1928), better known as Jan Toorop, was an Indonesian born Dutch painter, he worked in a variety of styles, including Symbolism, Art Nouveau, and Pointilism (that’s painting with dots if...

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23. 11. 2014
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FoRe - Spanish Graffiti

FoRe: Spanish Street Art Par Excellence

FoRe is a Spanish artist who spends quite a bit of his time painting on public property in and around Valencia. I found him on deviantART on one of my regular strolls through...

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23. 11. 2014
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Funny Billboards - Vommit

Here Are Some Mildly Amusing Billboards For You

Some of these billboards are funny in their own right, whether on purpose or by mistake. Others are amusing thanks to some thoughtful or thoughtless additions from the general public. All, however, will...

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23. 11. 2014
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Elephants - Mary Hung for murder

How Do You Kill An Elephant?

I suppose the answer to the question in the title is “with great difficulty” but “why would you want to kill an elephant?” is probably a better question. The Western world has been...

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22. 11. 2014
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Solifugid Solpugidae - close up of head and eyes

Solifugae: Like Spiders But Less Dangerous And More Gross

Solifugae, also known as sun spiders, camel spiders, jerrymunglum, Solifuges, red romans, beard cutters and wind scorpions are minging. The name “Solifugae” derives from the Latin for “those that flee from the sun”,...

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22. 11. 2014
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Wojtek Bear - Playing

Wojtek The Iranian-Polish War Bear

Wojtek, an orphaned Syrian brown bear, touched the hearts and minds of many military men from Syria to Edinburgh, from Poland to Egypt. He’s commemorated worldwide and all he did was carry stuff...

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22. 11. 2014
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Conet Project Short Wave Radio Recordings

The Conet Project: Creepy Short Wave Number Stations

Believed to have started airing shortly after World War II, Number Stations are a creepy and mysterious phenomenon. These short wave stations transmit recordings of human voices or robotic speech in a variety of languages, speaking...

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21. 11. 2014
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Sink Hole Russia 5

Massive Russian Sinkhole Opens Up This Week

This week a huge sinkhole has opened up in the Russian town of Solikamsk. Apparently no one was injured despite an entire house being swallowed whole. The hole opened up near Perm in the Ural...

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20. 11. 2014
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China Winter Holiday - Harbin

5 Amazing Chinese Cities to Visit in Winter

Most foreign travellers do not consider China their preferred winter destination because it does not offer specific winter activities. However, this country boasts of many getaway beaches where you can completely escape winter,...

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