NEWS

Portugal in flames

News | 12 hours ago | Zukic

There's raging inferno in Portugal. At least 62 casualties and more than 50 injured in a fire that broke out on Saturday afternoon in Leiria district in central part of Portugal. The authorities report that this death toll may increase. Here's a photo gallery showing this element.

Portugal in flames

Fancy coffins from Ghana

News | 12 hours ago | Zukic

Every industry has its niche and the example of that can be a controversial Ghanaian carpentry company. What does it do? They're known in Europe as "The Fantasy" or "The Fantast coffins from Ghana"  and locals called them abebuu adekai. They produce unusually shaped coffins. See their products!

Fancy coffins from Ghana

Supertrain from 1979

News | 12 hours ago | Zukic

The following model of a train was used in the "Supertrain" American NBC series. At the same time it was the most expensive single movie prop that had been ever built. It cost $5 million. Such expense raised the cost of the series significantly, what made this series the most expensive one in the United States at that time. In addition, the following train model crashed while filming one of the episodes. As if this wasn’t bad enough, the series received very bad reviews. The whole losing streak ended with canceling the show after 3 months.

Supertrain from 1979

A house in Texas shaped like a cowboy boot

News | 3 days ago and 10 hours | Zukic

This uniquely shaped house is located in Huntsville, Texas. Nowadays it can be rented so if you are a fan of the wild west, then it's waiting for you! It was designed by an artist Dan Phillips from Phoenix. See the conventional interior in the unconventional shape of this building.

A house in Texas shaped like a cowboy boot

Spreewald - the German Venice

News | 3 days ago and 10 hours | Zukic

Spreewald is a geographical region of Lower Lusatia that's currently situated in the districts of Oberspreewald-Lausitz and Dahme-Spreewald in Germany (in Brandenburg territory). In 1991 Spreewald was declared a UNESCO biosphere reserve. Do you wonder what was that for?

Spreewald - the German Venice

Homeless kids from the USSR in 1920

News | 3 days ago and 10 hours | Zukic

Since 1920, millions of orphaned and abandoned children tramped over the crowded cities, towns and villages of the whole new Soviet country. World War I, the Russian Revolution and civil war caused the death of at least 16 million lives in the USSR. This situation made millions of children lose their parents. In these times the Bolshevik authorities informed about seven million homeless kids. See photos from this horrible time.

Homeless kids from the USSR in 1920

Round water bubbles

News | 3 days ago and 11 hours | Ripper

Ooho company launches some edible bubbles with water made from algae and calcium chloride. In the past, such inventions were visible only in cartoons, and today they've become reality.

Round water bubbles

A knife in the wall

News | 3 days ago and 11 hours | Ripper

Some items have their own interesting stories that we'll never get to know. Just like this chopper stuck into the elevation on the 45th floor in a Chinese skyscraper... Interesting how it got there?

A knife in the wall

A farmer's dream comes true

News | 3 days ago and 11 hours | Freak

A Chinese farmer Hu Dafa from Guizhou Province accomplished something that seemed impossible to others. The man wanted to provide water to the inhabitants of his native village of Caowangba, that's why in 1959 he began digging with his own hands his 9400-meter channel. After 36 years the dream of Hu was fulfilled, the channel was finished, and finally the water reached the village area.

A farmer's dream comes true

Pomerode - a German town in Brazil

News | 3 days ago and 11 hours | Zukic

Pomerode is a town located in south-eastern Brazil, in the Santa Catarina state, near the town of Blumenau. In 2010 Pomerode had 27.8 thousands of residents. This town is a kind of a German open-air museum, let's see why.

Pomerode - a German town in Brazil

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