The Mimi Foundation's 'If Only For A Second' The Belgian charity the Mimi Foundation told 20 cancer patients they would give them makeovers. All that was required of them was to keep their eyes closed to make the reveal more exciting. The patients expected that when they opened their eyes, they would look beautiful — but they got something else completely. The first 1:30 of this video may seem straight out of a clichéd charitable makeover video. Then it takes quite the unexpected turn: This physics grad student made a mind-blowing Bohemian Rhapsody cover I agree. It should be yarn, obviously. Also, the Big Bang sounds like the current equivalent of the turtle swimming in an eternal sea. On his back there are four pillars. Atop the pillars is an elephant, and carried on the elephant's back is the half-globe that is our world.
What Nobel Prize winners do with crayons - Holy Kaw! When was the last time you picked up a pack of crayons and went to town? Funny how long it’s been for most of us, and many adults would find it a strange request, but that didn’t stop photographer Volker Steger from posing the question to some of the world’s greatest minds. The end result was the collection “Sketches of Science: Photo Sessions With Nobel Laureates,” wherein each winner was asked to go back to the very, very basics to describe their discovery. When you see the shots, you realize that, despite their accomplishments, they’re still just kids at heart. See the full collection here. Bruce A.
Salvador Dalí’s 100 Illustrations of Dante’s The Divine Comedy In 1957, the Italian government commissioned Salvador Dalí to paint a series of 100 watercolor illustrations of Dante’s Divine Comedy, the greatest literary work written in the Italian language. The illustrations were to be finished by 1965, the 700th anniversary of the poet’s birth, and then reproduced and released in limited print editions. The deal fell apart, however, when the Italian public learned that their literary patrimony had been put in the hands of a Spaniard. Most Popular of All Time See also: the most popular from the last 30 days. David Vanderbyl Only a few blocks from home my 3-year-old brother opened the rear door of our family's Dodge Polara, and quick as a wink he was gone. tags: childhood drama [add] 2006-09-02 19:10:06 / Rating: 7330.25 /