TripAdvisor has compiled their annual list of must-see museums from around the world, and starting off we have the Gold Museum (El Museo del Oro) in Bogota, Colombia. The museum displays a selection of pre-Hispanic gold work collection - the biggest in the world - in its exhibition rooms on the second and third floors. Together with other pottery, stone, shell, wood and textile archaeological objects, these items, made of what to indigenous cultures was a sacred metal, testify to the life and thought of different societies which inhabited what is now known as Colombia before contact was made with Europe. Continue reading for more.
Most pumpkin carvings don't stand out, the ones by NYC-based artist Ray Villafane most certainly do, almost to the point where people would think these images are computer-generated. He's been commissioned to create these pumpkin carvings by art houses and private individuals worldwide. His other work includes making his very own toys, action figures included. Click here to view the first image in this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a homeless man who has an unexpected talent.
Disney geeks rejoice! This wedding looks to be from an upcoming live-action Disney movie, but it's actually a real wedding. Your Cloud Parade online wedding marketplace partnered with designer Traci Hines (Ariel) and model Leo Camacho (Prince Eric) to create the fantasy become reality scenario you see above. You'll find everything from the "red hair and the dip-dyed dress to the ceremony on the beach and the too-perfect-to-be-true dessert table, the designers of this styled wedding seem to have thought of everything," says Bored Panda.
Halloween is right around the corner, next Friday to be exact, and if you plan on holding any parties, here are some awesome themed cupcakes to get your creativity flowing. Did you know that the annual New York Halloween Parade, initiated in 1974 by puppeteer and mask maker Ralph Lee of the Lower Manhattan neighborhood of Greenwich Village in New York City, is the world's largest Halloween parade and America's only major nighttime parade, attracting more than 60,000 costumed participants, 2 million in-person spectators, and a worldwide television audience of over 100 million? Continue reading for more.
Pizza was a sweet dish (not savory) until the early twentieth century. There is a record showing that the current bread-tomato-cheese combination was introduced as early as 1927. Along with the popularity of the tomato in Europe, pizza was led to a form using flat bread with tomato that serves as toppings. Famous examples of the savory pizzas with tomato toppings include the Marinara and the Margherita. Here are some cool pizza hacks that just might come in handy. Click here to view the first picture in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of Paris from an eagle's point of view.
Most wedding / engagement rings are designed to be extravagant and luxurious, but these 7 creations just take geekiness to the next level. Whether it be placed inside a Pokeball with custom Pokemon Card or one shaped like R2-D2, we hope that the answers to these proposals were all "yes". Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of an unbelievable Mustang save.
While these may look computer-generated, all of the paper masks above are real, and made entirely from paper. Designer Steve Wintercroft has created a series of clever and inexpensive geometric mask templates that anyone with a computer can print, download, color - find out more here on this page. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of the most adorable LED costume ever.
Most dog beds are designed purely for function rather than form, but this one aims to combine it with some luxury. This particular creation was modeled after a bed you'd find in IKEA, complete with miniature pillow, blanket, night stands, and cups. However, when dogs aren't sleeping, they tend to keep their owner(s) very busy, and that's why we've rounded up some creative gadgets, along with accessories, that every geek should have for their pets. Continue reading for more.
Not just any old piece of paper, this one by Oregon programmer Kevin Bates is basically a Game Boy-styled business card, called the Arduboy. It not only displays your resume, but also doubles as a playable "Tetris" game, complete with a replaceable battery that lasts up to 9-hours. This card became so popular online that Bates even ran a Kickstarter campaign for anyone who wanted their own Arduboy card - new version can even run Pokemon - for the price of $30. Continue reading for more cool and creative business card.
Lucia Pittalis, a geek and makeup artist from Italy, is truly a master of disguise. All she needs are a few cosmetic products, tools, and wigs to go from Lucia to Rambo. Here's what she has to say: "The process is studying the character - watching photos, movies, videos, and saving frames where necessary. I think how can it be adapted on my face. It is a kind of acting process before. I must be that character. Then I put on background music related to that character to be in the mood and I start to watch myself in the mirror." Continue reading for more pictures.