Mavis Grind in Shetland is the only place in Britain where you can toss a stone across land from the North Sea to the Atlantic Ocean.
Ghanaian coffins represent and celebrate the life of those buried in them. This casket was built for a fisherman.
If you are seated at the back of a Boeing 747, the walk to your seat from the front of the plane is longer than the Wright Brothers’ first powered flight.
Despite some claims to the contrary, drive-in movie theaters in the United States are not making a comeback. In 2017 there exist about 330 operating drive-in theaters in the United States, down from a peak of about 4,000 in the late 1950s. In 1980, there were over 2400. Back in 1960s, there used to be […]
The world’s shortest international bridge is 3.2 meters long. It connects Spain and Portugal.
Artist Stephanie Leigh takes “anti-selfies.” This involves pretending to be dead in front of tourist attractions around the world. She posts the resulting photos on Instagram, under the username STEFDIES. She explains: “A selfie has controlled conditions, specific lighting, makeup/hair/wardrobe, an agenda, and is focused on the individual personality — it is a contrived and […]
Around 100 trees in Poland’s Krzywy Las (Crooked Forest) share a common and bizarre curvature, but no one is quite sure why.
Banyan tree roots in Hong Kong.
There is an official IKEA podcast that will read you the names of IKEA products until you fall asleep.