Articles By: bigoak

Fiction as Fact

Bizarre

Now that the 21st century has arrived it is remarkable just how prescient many science fiction writers have been. Turning their gaze past the most distant horizon, the visions of many science fiction writers have been uncannily accurate. H.G. Wells famously wrote about a time machine, and sometimes when reading the works of the following […]

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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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Literary Tattoos Part Deux

Body Art

We did another post on literary tattoos, but there were still too many good ones so here are some more fantastic, fun, or very, very literary literary tattoos. Bukowski “but I’m too tough for him, I say, stay in there, I’m not going to let anybody see you.” Bukowski. more Bukowski. “I run with the […]

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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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Bizarre Sports and Their Icons

featured, Sports

There are some truly strange sports out there whose participants and pioneers have an unflinching commitment to their chosen art. Ranging from the impressive to the downright mental, here are some bizarre sports with their brightest stars. Chili Eating There are hundreds of chili eating contests organized around the world, devised to see who has […]

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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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Top 5 Stunts in Car Movies You Shouldn’t Try at Home

featured

If you are a gearhead I am sure that you have a favorite car film. Most of us love car films and many of us wish we could do the things they do in the films however; there are a few car films that have scenes that are way to wild, crazy or dangerous, that […]

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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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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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