10 Civilizations That Disappeared Under Mysterious Circumstances

For almost as long as we’ve had civilization, we’ve lost it. There are records going back hundreds of years of explorers discovering huge temples encrusted with jungle, or giant pits full of treasure that were once grand palaces. Why did people abandon these once-thriving cities, agricultural centers, and trade routes? Often, the answer is unknown. […]

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This Is Peru’s Rainbow Mountain – Which No One Had Ever Seen Until 2013

Though the mountain and the sediments that form its rainbow face are eons old, Rainbow Mountain was only discovered about five years ago. Deep in the heart of the Peruvian Andes, there lies a ridge of mountains unlike any other. Along this ridge is one particularly magnificent mountain. Lined with layers of red, orange, yellow, […]

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Why You Should Spend Time Doing Nothing, According to Science

In the 1950s, scholars worried that, thanks to technological innovations, Americans wouldn’t know what to do with all of their leisure time. Yet today, as sociologist Juliet Schor notes, Americans are overworked, putting in more hours than at any time since the Depression and more than in any other in Western society. It’s probably not unrelated to […]

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Why Cosmonauts Pee on the Bus That Picks Them Up for Launches

IMAGINE IT: You´re an astronaut and launch day for your first spaceflight has arrived. Years of intense study and training have culminated in this moment. You’re suited up and ready to go. In mere minutes, you’ll be getting strapped into your spacecraft and blasting into the cosmos. So, how do you spend these final precious […]

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LEGOLAND Japan creates cherry blossom tree using over 800,000 LEGO bricks

Japan is an amazing place!!!! We love it!!! It’s springtime in Japan, and what better way is there to commemorate the season than by setting a Guinness World Records title for the Largest LEGO® brick cherry blossom tree (supported)? This successful attempt was achieved at LEGOLAND® Japan – the Nagoya-based theme park wanted to celebrate its […]

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Japan has awesome trains that transform into trucks for best-of-both-worlds mobility

Japan is an incredible place. When you least expect it always has something amazing to show you that you are in this country! Video shot in Tokyo’s Shibuya Station shows the elusive kirikusha acting. Aside from being clean and punctual, Japanese trains can boast some amazing features. Between stylish interiors, traditional foot baths, art galleries, […]

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