Category Archives: CULTURE

These Lighthouses Aren’t Just Beautiful, They’re Strong, Too.

A lighthouse may look out of place when the sky is blue and the only thing crashing down on the shore are the sun’s rays. But when there’s a storm coming in, a lighthouse seems right at home, battling it out against the wind, water, and gray. Without their beams of light, many would be lost forever. Without their strong bases, lighthouses would get swept into oblivion. From bottom to the top, a lighthouse is an incredible tower that […]

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These Beauty Products From Around The World Are So Bizarre, They Seem Insane.

There are people in the world who would stop at nothing to become beautiful. As a society, we have developed a bad habit of focusing too much on external appearances. Obsessing over beauty is bad enough, but some cosmetic companies took things a little too far. In the name of helping people be beautiful, these products were created. Somewhere along the line, an inventor thought this was a good idea. Unfortunately, all of them turned out to […]

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Don’t Waste Time Painting. Let Tiny, Genius Ants Make Beautiful Art For You.

Nowadays, the world of art is changing so fast, I can barely keep up with it. There are modern paintings that look like angry splashes of paint…then others that are technical, hyper-realistic masterpieces. There are so many ways to create art, it’s no wonder that artist Brad Troemel and co. are trying to come up with new, awesome strategies. With this series, he let tiny geniuses create the artwork for him: these were all created by ants.  According to Troemel, the purpose […]

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You’ll Be Amazed When You See What’s Involved In Becoming A Sumo Wrestler.

Having a big body is not all it takes to become a sumo wrestler. A strong desire to win paired with an enormous frame isn’t enough, either. If you want to become a sumo wrestler, you must also go to school. Not just any school, but a sumo training school. Sumo apprentices (those who aim to become sumo wrestlers) attend sumo school for six months. The curriculum is broken into two parts: training and education. During the training […]

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These Crazy Food Concoctions, While Genius, Can’t Be Good For You At All.

If someone’s hungry enough, they will eat pretty much anything (90% of college students can attest to that). Even if it is out of your normal tastes, totally gross and extremely questionable… food is food. These people have created some of the most ridiculous food concoctions for your enjoyment and let me tell you, they do not disappoint.  I can’t tell if these would be disgusting… or delicious. 1.) Pizza Burger (2 Personal Pizzas For The Buns) […]

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Check Out These 10 Simple Ways You Can Make Your Home Smell Fresh.

Making your home, apartment, or office a positive place to be is sometimes as simple as making it smell good. Scents can affect a person’s mood or work performance, as crazy as that sounds. Think about walking into your home after a day of work and smelling fresh cinnamon and baking cookies… How could you not be in a good mood and love everyone you see after that? It makes sense why consumers spend thousands of dollars on […]

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This Artist Does Something With Cereal I Didn’t Think Was Possible. It’s Both Impressive And Delicious.

Your parents probably told you not to play with your food. That’s sound advice for most people (especially if you’d like to eat in public without drawing stares). Thankfully, artist and photographer Sarah Rosado didn’t listen to her parents when they told her that food wasn’t meant to be played with. Instead of leaving her breakfast alone, she decided to honor some of her favorite celebrities by creating cereal portraits of them. You might not believe just […]

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A Sea of Vibrant Color Made of…Knickknacks? This Is How You Cure Clutter.

kipple (kip’ – É™l): noun “…useless objects, like junk mail or match folders after you use the last match or gum wrappers or yesterday’s newspaper. When nobody’s around, kipple reproduces itself…the entire universe is moving towards a final state of total, absolute kippleization.” –Philip K. Dick, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? 1968 Science fiction writer Dick coined the word (which sadly never caught on in real-life vernacular) in his famous novel that would be later adapted into the film Blade Runner. It’s a […]

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