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Romanian City Gives Free Bus Rides To Passengers Who Read Books Inside

Romanian City Gives Free Bus Rides To Passengers Who Read Books Inside

To encourage more people to read on public transportation, I proposed to our mayor Emil Boc that the city not charge passengers who read books. It took me more than a year to make this proposal a reality. Long story short,...

To encourage more people to read on public transportation, I proposed to our mayor Emil Boc that the city not charge passengers who read books. It took me more than a...

30 Photos Show That Eyes Are Windows To The Soul

30 Photos Show That Eyes Are Windows To The Soul

Eyes are windows of the soul: a phrase that perfectly reflects what we feel when our gaze plunges into another. The french photographer Réhahn is one of the most skilled when it comes to capture the emotion of these moments Rehahn appeals...

Eyes are windows of the soul: a phrase that perfectly reflects what we feel when our gaze plunges into another. The french photographer Réhahn is one of the most skilled when...

I Turn Broken Skateboards Into Electric Guitars

I Turn Broken Skateboards Into Electric Guitars

In 2010, I endured a skating injury that left me unable to walk for six months. I needed to find something to do while immobile. Growing up skating, each board I used had some sentimental value to me, and they sat...

In 2010, I endured a skating injury that left me unable to walk for six months. I needed to find something to do while immobile. Growing up skating, each board I...

Little Ballerina Shows Her Grace In The Streets Of Bucharest, Romania

Little Ballerina Shows Her Grace In The Streets Of Bucharest, Romania

Meet Anca, a little angel that can enlighten everything with her grace and motivation. Even though she was not feeling good at all in that particular day, she wanted to perform and show that ballet is indeed the art of educated...

Meet Anca, a little angel that can enlighten everything with her grace and motivation. Even though she was not feeling good at all in that particular day, she wanted to perform...

After I Was Laid Off At Age 45, I Became A 3D Street Artist

After I Was Laid Off At Age 45, I Became A 3D Street Artist

After struggling to sell my art for many years, I became an award winning 3D street artist. I worked many years as a graphic designer, but got laid off in 2009 when the economy tanked. I was also recently divorced and...

After struggling to sell my art for many years, I became an award winning 3D street artist. I worked many years as a graphic designer, but got laid off in 2009...

UK Is Testing Roads That Charge Electric Cars As They Drive

UK Is Testing Roads That Charge Electric Cars As They Drive

Imagine never having to pull over to fuel your car. This is exactly what Highways England is planning to implement for drivers of electric vehicles. Automobiles would be fitted with wireless technology and then driven on roads with special electromagnetic field...

Imagine never having to pull over to fuel your car. This is exactly what Highways England is planning to implement for drivers of electric vehicles. Automobiles would be fitted with wireless...

Latvian Artist Carves Wood Cabinet In Shape Of Giant Beetle

Latvian Artist Carves Wood Cabinet In Shape Of Giant Beetle

Alder wood cabinet made in a shape of beetle by a Latvian artist and designer Janis Straupe. This is a sculpture with function, in its own style that does not belong to any art decade. "The Beetle" cabinet was made in...

Alder wood cabinet made in a shape of beetle by a Latvian artist and designer Janis Straupe. This is a sculpture with function, in its own style that does not belong...

Adopted Vampire Cat ‘Loki’ Has The Most Evil Look Ever

Adopted Vampire Cat ‘Loki’ Has The Most Evil Look Ever

Forget vampire bats, let's talk about vampire cats! Meet Loki and his human companion “Kaet.” This devious looking feline has been making the rounds on social media because of his unusual teeth that make him look like a vampire.

Forget vampire bats, let's talk about vampire cats! Meet Loki and his human companion “Kaet.” This devious looking feline has been making the rounds on social media because of his unusual...

Artist Creates Perfect Faces By Combining Photos Of Different Celebrities

Artist Creates Perfect Faces By Combining Photos Of Different Celebrities

There are many theories as to what makes an attractive face. Some theories hold that it has something to do with symmetry, with faces like Tom Cruise's rating high on that scale. Others state that the “average” face, without many distinct...

There are many theories as to what makes an attractive face. Some theories hold that it has something to do with symmetry, with faces like Tom Cruise's rating high on that...

Tiniest Horse Ever That Can’t Stop Chasing His Giant Human

Tiniest Horse Ever That Can’t Stop Chasing His Giant Human

Miniature horses are always eager and friendly, but this little guy seems to love human company! The young colt, named Sammy, is just three-days-old in this video; his mother, Grace, watches over him as he chases Sterling Bartow, one of the...

Miniature horses are always eager and friendly, but this little guy seems to love human company! The young colt, named Sammy, is just three-days-old in this video; his mother, Grace, watches...

Woman Hilariously  Recreates Celebrity Instagram Photos

Woman Hilariously Recreates Celebrity Instagram Photos

Posting anything to the internet leaves it open to commentary, justified or not. Australian comedian Celeste Barber decided to focus her efforts towards making parodies of celebrity Instagram selfies, and she's encouraging others to do the same under the #celestechallengeaccepted hashtag....

Posting anything to the internet leaves it open to commentary, justified or not. Australian comedian Celeste Barber decided to focus her efforts towards making parodies of celebrity Instagram selfies, and she's...

Heartmelting Pics Of Aging Dogs Show Them Grow From Puppyhood To Old Age

Heartmelting Pics Of Aging Dogs Show Them Grow From Puppyhood To Old Age

Photographer Amanda Jones has been photographing dogs for twenty years. The Massachusetts resident was inspired to put together this collection of dog portraits, Dog Years: Faithful Friends Then & Now, by her dachshund, Lily, who passed away during the making of...

Photographer Amanda Jones has been photographing dogs for twenty years. The Massachusetts resident was inspired to put together this collection of dog portraits, Dog Years: Faithful Friends Then & Now, by...

I Photographed The Most Colorful Old Garage Doors Of Lithuania

I Photographed The Most Colorful Old Garage Doors Of Lithuania

There I stood on Prusu Street with 500 garage doors staring at me, a relic from the past inviting me to engage with a world in which there was no IKEA, no conspicuous consumption, and cars broke down. I accepted their...

There I stood on Prusu Street with 500 garage doors staring at me, a relic from the past inviting me to engage with a world in which there was no IKEA,...

Dad Builds ‘Star Wars’ Rocking Horse For His Daughter’s First Birthday

Dad Builds ‘Star Wars’ Rocking Horse For His Daughter’s First Birthday

"Tez Gelmir" from Australia has built lots of projects for his son, but with his daughter's first birthday coming up he "felt it was her turn to get some project love and what better way than with her own Speeder Bike?!"

"Tez Gelmir" from Australia has built lots of projects for his son, but with his daughter's first birthday coming up he "felt it was her turn to get some project love...

World’s Most Photogenic Shar Pei And His Cat Are The Best Friends Ever

World’s Most Photogenic Shar Pei And His Cat Are The Best Friends Ever

Paddington the dog and Butler the cat are inseparable. The droopy Shar Pei, often dressed up in costume, patiently sits beside his feline friend, putting up with his cat antics. The best friends live with their owner Annie Jacob and three...

Paddington the dog and Butler the cat are inseparable. The droopy Shar Pei, often dressed up in costume, patiently sits beside his feline friend, putting up with his cat antics. The...

Simpsons-Inspired Heavy Metal Band “Okilly Dokilly” Consists Of 5 Neds

Simpsons-Inspired Heavy Metal Band “Okilly Dokilly” Consists Of 5 Neds

What's the most unlikely inspiration for a metal band? Ned Flanders, of course, and that's why Okilly Dokilly is the only Flanders-themed band out there. Created by Head Ned and Bled Ned (probably not real names), it has three other members:...

What's the most unlikely inspiration for a metal band? Ned Flanders, of course, and that's why Okilly Dokilly is the only Flanders-themed band out there. Created by Head Ned and Bled...

Fox Spotted Napping On Second Story Window Ledge In London

Fox Spotted Napping On Second Story Window Ledge In London

This sleeping fox was spotted by London resident, author, and editor Rachel Johnson. While it's difficult to come across a sleeping fox anywhere, it's particularly unusual to find one napping on the second story window ledge in Notting Hill! The sighting...

This sleeping fox was spotted by London resident, author, and editor Rachel Johnson. While it's difficult to come across a sleeping fox anywhere, it's particularly unusual to find one napping on...

Hypnotizing Translucent Waves In 19th Century Russian Paintings Capture The Raw Power Of The Sea

Hypnotizing Translucent Waves In 19th Century Russian Paintings Capture The Raw Power Of The Sea

Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky loved painting the sea. A Crimean native, he was born in Feodosia, a port town, and thus had great waters as a constant companion. This 19th century Russian Armenian painter had real knack for depicting waves. Light and...

Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky loved painting the sea. A Crimean native, he was born in Feodosia, a port town, and thus had great waters as a constant companion. This 19th century Russian...