What does zero gravity feel like ?

This video was created by long time base jumper Ossie Khan, over a two-year period. It shows some of the most stunning base jumping locations in Europe. What makes the film special, is that some parts are played in slow motion, revealing the splendour of each place while feeling as if you were experiencing the…

Why and how was Dracula impaling the Turks ?

First, let’s recall who was Dracula… Vlad III, Prince of Wallachia (1431–1477), was a member of the House of Drăculești, also known, as (Vlad) Drăculea or (Vlad) Dracula. His Romanian patronym Drăculea, is a diminutive of the epithet Dracul carried by his father Vlad II, who in 1431 was inducted as a member of the…

OMG ! Is this the end of the Hipster ?

Here are some proofs …. Chapter 1 – The looks First off all, before understanding the Hispter, you must apply the Hipster Instagram Filter ! Now, what is exactly a hipster level over 9000 ? Well you get it… What is the definition of a fashion accessory for a hispter ?… You are cool or…

How old things can be in a 2000 years old City ?

Much older. Actually, Constantinople was founded in 323 A.D. and at that time, the founders used, for the construction of the new City, two columns which were actually much much older… The Medusa Heads Not far from ancient Constantinople’s heart, Justian built the main undeground water supply called in our days the Basilica Cistern. It…

Foods which are not to be refrigerated

Do you put all your food in the fridge ? Well, because some foods are tastier when stored at normal temperatures. Here’s a list of foods you should never refrigerate : tomatoes, bananas, potatoes, onions, garlic, avocado, honey, hot sauces, melons, spices, and generally fruits. French people would add : butter, some cheese, some meat,…but…

MicroCosmos : Devouring insects

Since 1994 the photographer Catherine Chalmers photographs nature’s food chain and especially insects, making they way up through the food chain. For this insect project, Chalmers imagined three differents stages. First, herbivore insects which were fed a tomato. The second stage pictured a Praying Mantis feeding on caterpillars. For the third stage, Chalmers decided to…

Most exotic pools in the world

1. The pool at Hanging Gardens Ubud Hotel in Bali, Indonesia   2. Gold energy pool at St. Regis in Lhasa, Tibet   3. Pool at the Velassaru Resort in the Maldives 4. Infinity pool in Singapore at Marina Bay Sands resort   5. Chongwe River House pool in Zambia, Africa   6. The San…