Even though everybody and their grandmother seem to have a Kindle these days, good old print books refuse to die.
There’s something about the feel and smell of real paper that’s simply irreplaceable. It’s comforting, homely, nostalgic. What better way to escape the frenzy of modern life than by curling up by the fire with a nice hardback?
The Ice and Snow World, a frozen theme park in Harbin, Heilongjiang, reopened for trial operation on Sunday.
Covering an expanse of 600,000 square meters (60 hectares), the theme park took 15 days to build using 110,000 cubic meters (3.8 million cubic feet) of ice and 120,000 cubic meters (4.2 million cubic feet) of snow, Xinhua reported.
Professional photographer Mehmet Genç photographed women from various indigenous communities to see how they would react when told they are beautiful.
Genç, a Turkish travel photographer, goes by the name of Rotasiz Seyyah which roughly translates to nomad without a route. He worked for six years is IT in Istanbul before quitting his job to pursue his passion of photography.
Every summer in Japan, fireflies congregate in the forests searching for a mate. A number of Japanese photographers have captured the beautiful scenery these bugs create. Check out some of the photos below compiled by Bored Panda.
Hidenobu Suzuki is a Japanese photographer who likes taking photos of different places in Japan during the rainy season.
“I wanted my pictures to evoke emotion like Japanese paintings do,” Suzuki wrote on Bored Panda. Check out some of his shots below.
Sixteen-year-old Dillan Barmache spent most of his life silenced by autism. Now, thanks to modern technology, his thoughts and feelings are finally being heard.
Some Craigslist missed connections are funny, while some are just pure creepy. However, the following post on Craigslist Boston a month ago might just take the cake for one of the best missed connections of all time. Read the post below:
“I met you in the rain on the last day of 1972, the same day I resolved to kill myself.
You’re never really surprised when you hear that a good-looking person isn’t really a good person on the inside, but why is that?
A new study has shed light on why good looking people tend to be douchebags, but it’s not for the reasons you think — and it’s not entirely their fault. Just like how rich people and celebrities get the same rap, they are the way they are because of how we treat them.