The First Dinosaur Tail Discovered Is Preserved In Amber, 99 Million Years Old And Covered In Feathers

A dinosaur tail with beautifully preserved feathers still attached to the bone has been found preserved in amber, and it’s one of the coolest things we’ve ever seen. It’s not the first time feathers have been found trapped in amber, but it is the first time that researchers have been able to definitively link them to a dinosaur. The discovery will provide invaluable insight into how dinosaurs’ feathers looked and evolved – something we’ve never been able to learn from fossils. Continue reading »

Kurdish Dandies Start Iraq’s First Fashion Club

It’s not just about bringing fashion to Iraq. For these Kurdish peacocks it’s also about promoting a positive image of their homeland to the world. In early February 2016, a group of young men gathered in the ancient citadel at the heart of Erbil, the capital of Iraq’s autonomous Kurdistan Region. It was deep into the second winter of the Kurds’ war against the Islamic State and the region was mired in economic crisis. As a result, restoration work on the ancient UNESCO-listed site — said to be one of the oldest continuously inhabited places in the world — had ground to a halt, leaving the citadel with the air of an abandoned film set. Continue reading »

First Sahara Desert Snow Miracle In 40 Years Captured In Stunning Photographs

Incredible photos capture freak snowfall in the Sahara Desert, believed to be first time it has fallen on the unforgiving red dunes in almost 40 years. The largest hot desert on the planet, spanning 3,600,000 sq. mi. and many North Africa countries, is not the first place many would associate with a snow during the festive period, with the rare occurrence leaving the man who captured the event stunned. Continue reading »

Incredible Pictures Of A Girl Who Spent The First 10 Years Of Her Life Growing Up In The African Bush


Photo by Sylvie Robert/Barcroft Media

Tippi, aged 6 busy with two meerkats in Namibia, 1996. Incredible pictures of the real life Mowgli, a girl who spent the first ten years of her life growing up in the African bush, have been released for the first time. The magical images chronicle the life of Tippi Benjamine Okanti Degré, who was brought up with wild animals, just like Rudyard Kipling’s hero did in The Jungle Book. The images – in the relaunched book – “Tippi: My Book of Africa” – show the young girl making friends with an elephant, who she calls her brother, and a leopard, her best friend. Living with her French parents, wildlife photographers Sylvie Robert and Alain Degré, the three of them travelled extensively through Africa on a unique and incredible trip. Continue reading »

This Cat Is A First-Rate First Mate

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Paul J. Thompson is a small-craft marine architect and computer programmer in New Zealand. He spends his summers aboard La Chica, the boat he built himself, and dreams of sailing it around the world someday. Thompson is also deaf. But he’s got an assistant to alert him to maritime sounds: Strauss von Skattebol of Rebelpaws, a young polydactyl Maine coon cat who accompanies him on every journey. Skatty alerts Thompson to boats, visitors, and his ringing phone. Continue reading »

Philippe Echaroux Created The World’s First Street Art In The Amazonian Rainforest

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Philippe Echaroux created this Street Art 2.0, a way of doing street art that replaces bomb sprays by technology. He just realized the world’s first art form of this kind deep down the rainforest with the Surui Tribe. The Artist wants to illustrate that when we cut down a tree, it’s like taking down a man. Continue reading »

A Look Back At The First Tucker Torpedo Prototype From 1946

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The Tucker Torpedo is one of the great what-if stories of automotive history. Preston Tucker hoped to revolutionize the industry with a car unlike any other on the road at the time. However, due to a variety of problems, he only managed build 51 vehicles before closing shop. Over time, they have become highly sought-after; ​In 2012, one sold for $2.65 million at auction. Continue reading »

A Bear’s First Photo Shoot: Adorable Cub Ayra Strikes Comical Poses As She Balances On Two Legs

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Photo by Alex Cearns / Houndstooth Studios

With her mouth agape and bright, wondrous eyes, it’s impossible not to look at this baby bear and smile. The tiny female cub was photographed when she was just four months old, weighing little more than a newborn baby at 9.9lbs. Shots show her striking various comical poses, from confidently balancing on her back legs to seemingly smiling as she sits on a weighing scale. The striking images were captured by Australian wildlife photographer Alex Cearns during a visit to the Free The Bears rescue centre in Cambodia. Continue reading »

Jason deCaires Taylor Is Building The First Underwater Contemporary Art Museum In The Atlantic Ocean

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Situated in clear blue waters off the coast of Lanzarote, Spain. The unique, permanent installation is being constructed at around 12m deep and accessible to both snorkelers, divers and observers through glass bottom boats. Continue reading »

First Ever Jewelry Collection For Bearded Men

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Krato Milano is a stylish brand that offers one-of-a-kind exclusive items to individuals who want not only to stand out of the crowd, but also to be ahead of the crowd. Krato’s first collection is dedicated to beardsmen who express their individuality in eccentric, yet sophisticated ways. Beard is a visual display of dignity, style, and uniqueness which makes for a perfect canvas of self-expression. Krato Beard Jewelry collection consists of iconic shapes like skull, anchor, and classic crystals that could be mixed and matched to create most unique adornment look. Continue reading »

Rescued Dog Loses 35 Pounds Of Hair After Getting Its First Haircut In 6 Years

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Image courtesy of Amanda Brooke Charsha-Lindsey / Facebook

After spending six years in a barn stall, Lazarus is finally getting a second chance.

Amanda Brooke Charsha-Lindsey with the Big Fluffy Dog Rescue shared an inspiring photo (above) of a recently rescued great pyrenees named Lazarus to her Facebook page on Sunday. According to Charsha-Lindsey, Lazarus was kept in a barn stall for the past six years, and was in dire need of a haircut when groomer Candice Skelton rescued the pup. Continue reading »

Europe’s First Beer Fountain Opens In Slovenia

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Hundreds of beer lovers gathered in Slovenia recently to witness the unveiling of “Europe’s first beer fountain.” Six euros will get you a special glass that comes with a microchip that allows people to drink a limited amount of beer five times from one of the five different taps on hand. Continue reading »

When Airplane Food Was First Class – A Mouthwatering Look At What In-Flight Meals Used To Be Like In The Golden Age Of Flying

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Have you ever had any complaints about the meals served up to you during a long-haul flight? They are admittedly not the same as they were before. You can now travel back in time to the golden age of flying when airline food was actually first class. Continue reading »

APWorks Introduces Light Rider, The World’s First 3D-Printed Motorcycle

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APWorks, a subsidiary of airplane manufacturer Airbus, has conceived the world’s first 3D-printed motorcycle that weights just 35 kilograms. With a 6 kW electric engine, the Light Rider goes from zero to 50 mph in just seconds and features a frame boasting a mere 6 kg. Continue reading »

First Photo Shoots Of Angelina Jolie When She Was 15 Years Old

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Angelina Jolie’s earliest modeling photographs are going under the hammer. The Hollywood star was just 15 when this racy collection of pictures was taken by photographer Harry Langdon. Jolie appears in the black and white pictures with slicked back wet hair, on all fours in a bikini and in a leopard print dress. The photographs are being sold by auction house ‘Profiles in History’ as part of their Original Vintage Glamour Photography. Continue reading »