Tolkien’s Art Is As Rich And Beautiful As His Stories. Why Don’t We Ever See It?

October 6, 2017

J.R.R. Tolkien needs no introduction, of course. The author of the seminal Lord of the Rings trilogy, along with many other works on Middle Earth, is a household name and a favorite of kids and adults alike. His incredible imagination, spurred by years of studying the ancient cultures of Europe, created an entire unique universe. …but he wasn’t just a writer. He created a visual record of his work as…

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Cities choked, but 90% of Indians don’t own vehicle – Times of India

Even as cities reel under the growing burden of private vehicles, government data shows that nearly 90% of Indians don’t own a vehicle. This points to the need to scale up public transport, both to provide affordable travel options to such citizens and to prevent them from buying private vehicles and adding to the traffic chaos Read more: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Cities-choked-but-90-of-Indians-dont-own-vehicle/articleshow/53703212.cms

October 5, 2017
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There’s Something About These Photos That’ll Take You Back in Time.

October 5, 2017

By looking at photographs, we can experience what it was like to live in the past. It may not be time travel, but sometimes it can be pretty darn close. Even if they are only depictions or representations of the past, pictures can still provide some sense of what it was like to be there during many moments in history. Check out the ten pictures below that are sure to…

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I Had No Idea That These Fruit And Vegetables Grew This Way. How Bizarre.

October 4, 2017

Considering how easy it is for one to go out to the store and buy ripe fruit from parts of the world they themselves may never see, it’s no wonder most of us don’t know what certain fruits and vegetables look like when they’re growing. It’s surprisingly jarring to discover how some of these come to be–it’s like finding out what a celebrity looked like as a kid, then learning…

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Chennai Heritage Auto Rally 2016: Vintage and yet going strong

October 4, 2017

For visitors at the 14th edition of Chennai Heritage Auto Rally 2016, it was a travel back to a bygone era. Over 100 Cars including Jaguar, MG, Dodge Brothers, Chevrolet, Austin, Mercedes and 25 bike Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/chennai-heritage-auto-rally-2016-vintage-and-yet-going-strong/article8927256.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

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The Future Of Space Isn’t NASA… And That’s Not A Bad Thing.

October 3, 2017

Space: it’s the final frontier. Space has long been exclusively navigated by the world’s most well-off nations (U.S and the Soviet Union) but the future of space exploration seems to be in the hands of private companies. Since it will be privately funded, CEOs will be able to determine the flight paths (and the style.) These guys are seriously ambitious. Here are some of the craziest projects in the works from…

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Seeing These Popular Places From Above Is Almost Surreal. #6 Seriously Shocked Me.

October 2, 2017

Even if you travel by airplane frequently, it’s doubtful that you’ve even gotten a real birds eye view of a city. With all of the pollution, weather, looping flight paths and aisle seats, your views may have been obstructed. This Reddit user gathered together some of the most impressive aerial views of cities around the world, giving people a brand new way to look at these amazing places. They’re probably…

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You Probably Didn’t Know These Epic, But Random, Facts Before Today.

October 1, 2017

No matter what amount of trivia you think you know, I bet you don’t know these things. Yes, even if you are a huge Jeopardy fan.  Most of these random facts are so mind blowing because they are so random. These things have existed in the world around you, but you probably never gave them a second thought… until now. (If you did, you are probably a scientist or a…

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