Articles By: bigoak

Cute But Deadly Animals

Animals, featured

Cats, dogs, rabbits and hamsters are your typical cute animal, perfect as pets and great to cuddle and handle. There are some more unusual but equally cute animals around however, all is not as it seems as some are as deadly as they are sweet. Here is the lowdown on the fluffy but fierce brigade […]

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The Energy of Natural Disasters

Weather

Energy is a hot topic these days, usually in the context of human energy consumption and its effects on nature. But nature has some spectacular energy displays of its own. Recent disasters such as the tsunami in Japan, earthquakes in Haiti and Chile, major storms in North America, and the devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina […]

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The Popemobile Goes Green: A List Of The Pope’s Wheels From Past to Present

cars, History

These days, more people are choosing to go green by finding and using more environmentally friendly products. Pope Benedict XVI is no exception. He was recently presented with his first electric car, a customized white Renault Kangoo for use at his summer residence at Castel Gandolfo. Renault also presented a blue version for the Vatican […]

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5 Real Bank Heists That Inspired Movies

Film, News

There are a number of real life heists that inspired movies, from bank robberies to airplane hijackings and train robberies.  Some got away with the money, while others didn’t get away with anything. Boys in the Bank (1975) source: Wikipedia This 1975 movie was based on a heist at Chase Manhattan Bank on the 22nd […]

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Lime Lemon Mint Bars Recipe in Pictures

Food

Thanks to Noreen for this creative dessert that looks great and tastes even better. Find more at PictureTheRecipe.com. Lime Lemon Mint Bars could be the perfect summer treat that cools you from the inside out.

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5 Futuristic Luxury Hotel Concepts That Make You Wish for Tomorrow

Architecture, featured

We already live in a world where more luxurious hotels are being designed and built by the second. Cities like Dubai and Singapore are leading the way in modern luxurious design and are before the forefront of media coverage and public attention. Dubai recently erected the tallest hotel (and building, for that matter) in the […]

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Strange Things Are Afoot in Singapore – Haw Par Villa

featured, Travel

Welcome to Hell.  Haw Par Villa, also known as Tiger Balm Gardens, has an attraction called The 10 Courts of Hell.  Built in 1937 by the guys who started the Tiger Balm company, this tourist attraction does anything but soothe and comfort (like Tiger Balm does.  In case you didn’t know that Tiger Balm did […]

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Worst Christmas Number One Songs

featured, Humor, Music

Artists within the music fraternity are always looking to win credits for having the number one Christmas song every year. The quest for this achievement is sometimes marked by controversy as weird and tasteless compositions end up taking the day. Novices and amateurs alike are locked in a frenzied rush to have their numbers nominated […]

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Pointless Products vs. Awesome Products

Bizarre, featured

We all consume, we consume from our teens to our retirement years, we can’t help it, were all part of a consumer society. We also consume for a variety of different reasons, from feelings of loss, or low self esteem to reviving a relationships and even finding out who we really are. Pointless Would you even rent […]

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Brooklyn Decker Swimsuit Model Photos

Babes

Is a knitted swimsuit top really the best material for a swimsuit? I know, who cares as long as swimsuit model Brooklyn Decker is wearing it. Who is Brooklyn Decker? Well, here is a short bio on Brooklyn provided by SI.com. Brooklyn Decker, 23, was born in Middletown, Ohio, and raised in Charlotte, N.C. She […]

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