The Beauty Of Cinemagraph GIFs Developed in 2011 by Jamie Beck and Kevin Burg, cinemagraphs are GIF images that combine still photography and video to produce a stunning effect. Typically, the entire GIF is motionless except for one or two elements, providing a brilliant juxtaposition between the motion and the motionless. For your viewing pleasure, we’ve collected 43 beautiful cinemagraph GIFs: 10 of the Greatest Unsolved Mysteries The last hundred years have borne witness to humankind’s extraordinary technological advancements. Man has walked on the moon, ventured deeper into the oceans than ever before and even uncovered the building blocks of life, DNA. But even with our inexorable progress as a species there are still mysteries and enigmas the solutions to which elude us. Below is a selection of 10 of the most puzzling mysteries in history. 10) The SS Ourang Medan In June 1947, a chilling SOS message was picked up: “All officers including captain are dead lying in chartroom and bridge.
The world’s best secret islands Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new Best in Travel 2011 guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe. 1. Stumblers Who Like 50 of the World's Best Breakfasts – Written by Victoria Philpott Not quite had your fill of breakfasts just yet? Check out our beautifully visual list of the 30 best breakfasts from around the world. Beautifully Layered Paper Sculptures (8 pieces) Self-taught Korean artist Cheong-ah Hwang creates beautiful and intricate works of art that are made entirely out of paper. In order to gain exposure and fund a project to make low-cost prints of her Little Red Riding Hood layered paper sculpture, she joined Kickstarter. She ended up raising $570 which far exceeded her goal of $250!
Ten Worst and Best Foods Do you want to know the best super foods to eat, for your better health? How to eat right by knowing — with candid and reliable information — what foods to eat regularly, so you are empowered to improve your overall health? Do you ever ask yourself “What should I eat?” Or “How can I choose a healthier diet?”
Still Life: Bent Objects UPDATE: The Return of Bent Objects Wires transform these objects from inanimate to hilarious works of art. Little polish girl McDonalds as Sculpture Materials Yeah, this is where those come from Dancing Queens Take a Tour Inside the Infamous Purple Hotel - Skokie, IL Patch The Village of Lincolnwood recently hired a demolition company to tear down the historic Purple Hotel. Take a look inside before it's gone. Perhaps the most recognizable building in Lincolnwood The infamous Purple Hotel can be remembered for a variety of historical events. There's the unsolved murder of convicted mobster Allen Dorfman, who was gunned down in the hotel's parking lot in 1983. Almost two decades later, Stuart Levine testified to the drug-fueled parties in the corruption trials of Tony Rezko and William Cellini.
Total Green Goodness Smoothie The following article was written by Kristina Carrillo-Bucaram. Feeling a little tired? Maybe you need a green infusion! Drinking greens is like breathing oxygen. Greens have chlorophyll and essential minerals that can be beneficial for blood circulation and weight loss, assist in colon cleansing and liver flushing, and help improve your skin. 6 Real People With Mind-Blowing Mutant Superpowers If the insane, explosive popularity if superhero movies is any indication, we are fascinated by people who are insanely better than us at any given thing. Probably because, in real life, we're all such a bunch of incompetent boobs that we've been enslaved by blue paint, flashing lights and crying French babies. But it turns out, superpowers are real. And not just the secret ones that everyone has, or even the ones everyone thinks they have -- this Cracked Classic is about a group of people that, in a sane world, would already have multi-colored leather jumpsuits, delightfully mismatched personality traits and a skyscraper shaped like whatever they decide to call themselves. We've all dreamed of having superpowers at some point (today), but the majority of us have to accept the sobering reality that preternatural abilities simply aren't possible.
Top 100 Photos of the Year 2012 *Please note the photographs themselves were not necessarily taken in 2012, they just happened to be featured as a POTD this year. The pictures are also listed in reverse chronological order. There is no ranking amongst the photos