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The World’s Most-Viewed Photo – The Windows XP ‘Bliss’ Wallpaper – Is a Real, Unaltered Photo

By • Apr 11th, 2014 • Category: Latest Posts, Photography

Given that at least 500 million people still use the Windows XP operating system, it’s no surprise that “Bliss,” the bright and beautiful photo of an idyllic field that is the system’s default wallpaper, is considered the most-viewed image of all time. But now that Microsoft has officially pulled its support for the aging operating system, it’s high time we found out exactly what the story is behind this iconic and beautiful background.

Bane Cat: Batman Villain Returns As A Vengeful Kitty Tormenting His Owner

By • Apr 2nd, 2014 • Category: Animals, Cute, Funny, Latest Posts

In one of the most bizarre reprisals we’ve recently seen, Bloodblitz, the comedian behind the Rob’s Rants channel on Youtube, has created a short video showing what Bane, the infamous Batman villain, might have looked like if he was a cat. Sporting the iconic mask and shearling coat, Banecat seeks to eliminate his owner’s control over him by terrible acts of vengeance – of the sort that regular cats seem to engage in every day anyway.

Slow Life: Hypnotizing Macro Timelapse Of Exotic Corals Made With 150,000 Photos

By • Apr 1st, 2014 • Category: Animals, Latest Posts, Photography, Science

Daniel Stoupin, a PhD student at the University of Queensland in Australia, has created a stunning must-see video that will open your eyes to just how little most of us understand about the many different forms of life we have here on Earth. His “Slow Life” video combines thousands of close-up photographs of beautiful corals to illustrate their daily movements in a way that makes them seem not of this earth.

Two-Legged Dog’s First Visit To The Beach Proves That Nothing Is Impossible

By • Mar 31st, 2014 • Category: Animals, Cute, Latest Posts

This adorable pooch is Duncan Lou Who, a brave boxer dog who lost his two hind legs to a birth deformity. What makes him so inspiring is that fact that he doesn’t let his disability get him down. This video, uploaded by Washington-based Panda Paws Rescue, shows Duncan on his first day at the beach. He keeps up both with the other dogs and with his human friends just fine.

Model Gets Un-Photoshopped (You Won’t Believe What She Actually Looks Like)

By • Mar 11th, 2014 • Category: Art, Digital Art, Fashion, Funny, Latest Posts, Video

The fashion industry has provided women with an unhealthy and unrealistic idea of what it means to be beautiful, and videos that expose how Photoshop and other digital manipulation tools are used to achieve this have become very popular. And that’s exactly what this video is about – that is, until things start to get weird…

First Kiss: 20 Complete Strangers Asked To Kiss Each Other (VIDEO)

By • Mar 11th, 2014 • Category: Latest Posts

This saucy and heartwarming video, uploaded to Youtube by Tatia Pilieva, brings together what she says are complete strangers for nothing less than an intimate first kiss! At first things are painfully awkward and weird, but as they warm to each other with introductions, small chat and jokes, things start to heat up.

Breathtaking Picture of Chicago Reflected on Lake Michigan Captured By Guy With Iphone In Airplane

By • Mar 7th, 2014 • Category: Latest Posts, Photography

Amateur photographer Mark Hersch is the perfect example of how improving photo technology is making it easier and easier for more and more people to create beautiful images. This stunning landscape (or skyscape?) was snapped as Hersch’s flight was approaching Chicago O’ Hare International Airport last week. He had his iPhone out to take a picture when the plane took a sharp turn and revealed this incredible sight – the Chicago skyline casting its shadow on the surface of Lake Michigan.

Freezing Puppies Gather Around Stove On A Cold Winter Day And Bark Non-Stop For Chef To Light It

By • Mar 5th, 2014 • Category: Animals, Cute, Latest Posts

Some adorable pictures have surfaced of a bunch of chubby puppies in China who have been pictured huddling around a staff canteen stove to keep warm. According to the chefs that work the stove, the pups won’t stop barking until the stove is lit. They all live in Jiulongjiang Forest Park in Rucheng county in southern China.

Rescued Pelican Learns To Fly With GoPro On Beak (VIDEO)

By • Mar 3rd, 2014 • Category: Animals, Latest Posts

Staff at the Greystoke Mahale resort in Tanzania have released beautiful footage of a young male pelican learning to fly that they took by strapping a small GoPro camera to his bill. They found the pelican, who has since been named “Big Bird,” roughly 4 months ago when he might have been separated from his flock by a powerful storm. The resort staff nursed him back to health and tried to get him to fly by running along the beach and flapping their hands.

What Happens When You Put Two Pit Bulls In A Photo Booth

By • Feb 26th, 2014 • Category: Animals, Cute, Latest Posts

Photographer Lynn Terry captured this adorable photo-booth-style series of pictures featuring Bumper shooting a big sloppy kiss on the cheek to her friend Willis. Bumper was rescued from a dog fighter and Willis was born to a mother that had been involved in the largest dog-fighting ring bust in human history – 500 dogs were rescued, including Willis’ mother.

Before And After: Kiev’s Independence Square After Ukrainian Riots

By • Feb 20th, 2014 • Category: Latest Posts, Photography

This striking composite photo from the riots in Ukraine help put the extreme devastation occurring in Kiev right now into perspective. The lighter image on the left is of Independence Square in Kiev before the riots and the seemingly post-apocalyptic half of the image was taken in the same square by Olga Yakimovich for Reuters on Feb. 19th.

Social Experiment: Would You Help A Freezing Child In Need?

By • Feb 20th, 2014 • Category: Latest Posts, Video

SOS Mayday, part of the SOS Children’s Villages action network in Norway, released a heart-wrenching social experiment video to raise awareness of displaced children in Syria who lack coats to weather the winter. In the video, a young boy sits at a bus stop in Norway, shivering from the winter cold because he doesn’t have a coat. Compassionate passers-by stop to help the boy and give him their coats, gloves, hats or scarves, and all of it is captured by a hidden camera.