Articles By: bigoak

London Underground: Pictures of its Past

History

The London Underground, Britain’s most famous rapid transit system (affectionately known as “The Tube”), is home to the world’s oldest underground railway, first opened in 1863. The Underground services 270 stations and features over 250 miles of track, 45 percent of which is below ground level. Over the decades, the tube has changed significantly as […]

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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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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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Strange Products Developed By Famous Brands

Bizarre, featured

People have the strangest ideas sometimes.  They make lip balm that tastes like food, clothes with unlikely things on them, and all sorts of things that you’d think nobody would buy, and yet they do.  Here are some of our favorites. Cheetos Lip Balm I love Cheetos as much as the next person, but come […]

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Celebrity Dog Look-A-Likes

Celebrities, Dogs, featured, Humor, Pictures

Have you ever seen a dog that reminded you of someone and could not figure out who it was? Well maybe it was your favorite celebrity that they looked like. Here are a collection of dogs who look like a certain celebrity. It is amazing how closely they resemble each other and makes you wonder […]

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Literary Tattoos

Body Art, featured

Some people get tattoos of their love interest, their mom, their kids, or their pets.  Others get cool things like skulls and crossbones.  Then there are those out there who get tattoos based on movies, books, or comic books.  Below you’ll find a collection of some of the best literary tattoos on the web.  They […]

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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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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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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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Spot the Kelsey Grammer Voiceovers

featured, Film, Television

Nominated for 14 Emmys, Allen Kelsey Grammer, is no stranger to being in the limelight at the forefront of popular television. But Grammer’s work behind the camera is not as well known to the average viewer. His voiceover work has appeared on many programs and films where with his warm, deep baritone has added a […]

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