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The Neon Giant Robot in Buenos Aires

TweetThis giant robot in Argentina makes people happy by changing emotions… and it’s neon. The robot is aptly named Coloso, [...]

This giant robot in Argentina makes people happy by changing emotions… and it’s neon. The robot is aptly named Coloso, and his job is to make the people of Buenos Aires happy. Built in 2012 by an art collective called DOMA, Coloso was originally meant to be used for entry into a design event. The giant robot was made of a wire frame standing 150 feet tall, and basically just looks like... More...


By • Apr 11th, 2015 • Category: FOOD AND TRAVEL, Vacations


Turtle Shaped Island That Only Appears in Spring

TweetThis turtle shaped island in China only appears in Spring. In case you didn’t know, Chinese people consider the turtle [...]

This turtle shaped island in China only appears in Spring. In case you didn’t know, Chinese people consider the turtle to be a sign of longevity, which is why every year they celebrate a turtle shaped island rising from the sea. Every spring in the Gorges Reservoir an island shaped like a turtle rises out of the Muodaoxi River. The island is hidden under the water most of the year because the wate... More...


By • Apr 6th, 2015 • Category: FOOD AND TRAVEL, Vacations



Improve Your Bedroom Skills with Siberian Air From a Yeti

TweetA group of Siberian Entrepreneurs believe that ‘canned air’ is the ultimate aphrodisiac. I have heard of a lot of [...]

A group of Siberian Entrepreneurs believe that ‘canned air’ is the ultimate aphrodisiac. I have heard of a lot of different ways to get a boner, from oysters to Viagra, but canned ‘yeti air’ from Siberia is completely new to me. Frankly, I hate the Siberian air that nearly destroyed the happiness of all New Yorkers this past winter. Vladimir Mukata, the head of the Tashtagol district in S... More...


By • Mar 31st, 2015 • Category: FOOD AND TRAVEL, Vacations


Finally, An All Gay Island Kingdom

TweetThe Gay and Lesbian Kingdom of The Coral Sea Islands is a real place actually exists, off the coast of [...]

The Gay and Lesbian Kingdom of The Coral Sea Islands is a real place actually exists, off the coast of Australia. Its official: All my dreams have come true. Every time someone says that gay people should all just be put on an island, left to their own advices, I always ask myself why such a place doesn’t exist. In my mind, an all gay island would be awesome! All drama aside, we would probably just... More...


By • Mar 28th, 2015 • Category: FOOD AND TRAVEL, Vacations


River Surfing: It’s a thing in Germany

TweetSurfing is typically a sport reserved for ocean access, but in Germany, river surfing is totally a thing. The German [...]

Surfing is typically a sport reserved for ocean access, but in Germany, river surfing is totally a thing. The German city of Munich is easily a few hundred miles from the closest bit of sea, but that’s not stopping locals from getting their surf on. The Eisbach is a relatively narrow channel of the Isar River, and has been used for river surfing since the 70s. It was illegal until recently, so r... More...


By • Mar 26th, 2015 • Category: Cities, FOOD AND TRAVEL, Vacations


First Tortoise Babies Found on Galapagos in 100 Years

TweetBaby tortoise babies have been discovered in The Galapagos Islands for the first time in 100 years. Remember that huge [...]

Baby tortoise babies have been discovered in The Galapagos Islands for the first time in 100 years. Remember that huge turtle from The Neverending Story that you would have sacrificed your childhood to ride? That was basically a Galapagos tortoise, a species of turtle that has been on the verge of extinction for a century. New hatchlings were discovered recently on the island of Pinzon, which show... More...


By • Mar 13th, 2015 • Category: FOOD AND TRAVEL, Vacations


There’s a Cheap Chinese Disney Knockoff: Shenzhen Amusement Park

TweetDon’t like your faux Louis Vuitton be the only Chinese knockoff experience you experience this year: take a trip to [...]

Don’t like your faux Louis Vuitton be the only Chinese knockoff experience you experience this year: take a trip to Shenzhen Amusement Park in China, where you can sport CHANNEL earrings and a Fauxlex watch as you wait in line for Splish Mountain. No, but for real. Just when you thought the Chinese knockoff game had reached its pinnacle (the fake MAC eyeshadows I spotted on Canal Street last... More...


By • Mar 12th, 2015 • Category: FOOD AND TRAVEL, Vacations


Worried About Your Paris Trip? Don’t Be, Check Out This Quirky Stuff

TweetIf you are looking for an unparalleled vacation experience, look to the City of Light. Holidays in Paris are simply indulgent [...]

If you are looking for an unparalleled vacation experience, look to the City of Light. Holidays in Paris are simply indulgent and are fantastic choices for those who want to achieve a worthwhile holiday break. Paris is more than the Eiffel Tower, if you know where to look. Here’s a list of quirky experiences that will make for a memorable trip. 1. Drink wine in the streets of Montmartre. The ... More...


By • Feb 25th, 2015 • Category: Cities, FOOD AND TRAVEL, Vacations


Worthwhile Reasons To Visit Montego Bay

TweetMontego Bay is Jamaica’s second largest city and a popular tourist destination partly because of its duty free shopping cachet. [...]

Montego Bay is Jamaica’s second largest city and a popular tourist destination partly because of its duty free shopping cachet. In general, Caribbean holidays are everything you ask for in a holiday break because of its ideally laidback environment, wonderfully scenic attractions, and fantastic people. For those looking to visit Jamaica, Montego Bay has lots of attractions and fun activities to i... More...


By • Feb 2nd, 2015 • Category: Cities, FOOD AND TRAVEL, Vacations


Five Scenic Roads From Around the World

TweetFive scenic routes and beautiful roads to see from around the world. Trollstigen, Norway One of the things I miss [...]

Five scenic routes and beautiful roads to see from around the world. Trollstigen, Norway One of the things I miss most about living in the South is driving. I remember how nice it was to be cruising along on a gorgeous bridge and look up to see the sunset in front of me, and open road behind me. Now, when I look up in a cab I see a smelly foreign man in front of me, and the friends I ditched at t... More...


By • Jan 5th, 2015 • Category: FOOD AND TRAVEL, Vacations