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A fascinating look at interesting people and places from around the world.

Stephen King standing at the gate of his house in Bangor, Maine

 

Top 5 highest-earning dead musicians

Hamar woman in her wedding dress

The Hamars are a people of East Africa living in southwestern Ethiopia in a fertile area of the Omo Valley. The gracious Hamar women, freeing pride and dignity even in the midst of the bustling weekly market, are easily spotted with their characteristic outfits. They take pride in their dress and accessories and win the prize as the most decorated of the Omo people. The traditional dress code for unmarried Hamar girls includes elegant cowrie-shell collars, seeded or glass-beaded necklaces, and decorated goatskin clothing.

 

Al Capone’s cell in the Philadelphia prison

 

Beijing traffic control room

 

Fishing village in Norway

 

Apollo 10 had a little known incident in flight as evidenced by this transcript

 

Mike Tyson’s abandoned house

 

The daughter of WWE wrestler Mick Foley

 

Actual Russian Congressman (Member of Russian State Duma) Nikolai Valuev

 

He is also a former heavy weight boxing champion.

In 2008, at age 46, Evander Holyfield traveled to Europe to fight this guy for the title. Their size difference was huge but Evander put forth a heroic effort and really did enough to win a decision but was robbed by the European judges. Holyfield retired without accomplishing his dream of winning a heavyweight title in his 40s. (video)

 

Las Vegas Suburb

 

Don’t go overboard with plastic surgery people. Mary Kate vs Ashely Olson

 

Pulpit Rock in Norway

 

Superhighway proposed by Russia would make it possible for drivers to go from London to New York

 

Surfing in Java, Indonesia

 

Skull of a 14 year-old girl believed to be a victim of cannibalism at the Jamestown colony in the winter of 1609. Butchery marks can be seen on forehead

 

Full Irish Breakfast

 

Estonian soldiers checking out an American M1A2 Abrams MBT

 

A nice post-WrestleMania photo

 

 Google Fiber stripped all the way down

 

Anthony McDonald’s incredible set design for “un ballo in maschera”

 

This is the first lli pika seen in 20 years, it was spotted in China’s Tianshan Mountains last summer

 

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