QUIZ: How good is your general knowledge?

Can you get 20/20? For Trivial Pursuit enthusiasts this should be a breeze. For the rest of us, anything over 15 is a very respectable Saturday night Zoom quiz score. The quiz format should be straightforward. We’ve gathered a bunch of medium level (we promise) general knowledge multiple choice questions. You must select an answer …

40 Uncanny sets of celebrity dopplegangers

Ok, so the movie buffs out there will know they were both in the Star Wars: Episdoe 1 – Phantom Menace, but has anyone ever actually seen Natalie Portman and Keira Knightley in the same room at the same time? We also know Will Ferrell and Chad Smith are basically the same person after their …

30 Images of “The Great Empty”: Ghost towns and deserted cities

These images are haunted and haunting, like stills from movies about plagues and the apocalypse, but in some ways they are hopeful. They also remind us that beauty requires human interaction. Their present emptiness, a public health necessity, can conjure up dystopia, not progress, but, promisingly, it also suggests that, by heeding the experts and …

25 stunning photos of parenting in the wild (yes, with fun facts)

Enjoy an absolutely adorable collection of equal parts cute and caring images of animals rearing and nurturing their young in the wild, complete with animal trivia, too. It’s a win win. We love how every shot captures the spirit of that unbreakable bond between parent and child. Love0

QUIZ: How well do you know your European capitals?

Can you get 20/20 in this European capital cities quiz? This quiz format should be straightforward. We have listed 20 European countries and you have to name the capital for each of them. There are no trick questions and all cities belong in their listed country. You must select an answer for each question before …

40 Powerful portraits of the human race

This collection of 40 beautiful and touching photographs capture the ups, downs and sheer diversity of modern day mankind. The emotions they convey are spread across a spectrum of hope, loss and grit, but – most of all – inspiration. These powerful moments convey what most words can not. 1.) 2-year-old offering food to his …

30 Rare and iconic historical photos

This collection of rare and iconic photographs capture some of the significant moments from our recent history. Spanning almost 200 years, they depict seemingly very normal moments whether it’s the meeting of great minds and luminaries, or indeed the start of something that would later go on to reach iconic status. 1.) Queen Elizabeth II …

30 Stars we said goodbye to in 2019

1.) Peter Mayhew Star Wars actor Peter Mayhew has been remembered as a “big man with an even bigger heart” following his death at the age of 74. 2.) Peter Lindbergh Renowned photographer Peter Lindbergh died on September 3, aged 74. 3.) Marie Fredriksson The Swedish pop singer, songwriter, pianist and painter, who was best …

18 Extreme celebrity weight changes

In traditional method acting an actor will stay in character while on set. Some even train in the profession or act out the lifestyle of their character in the weeks and months leading up to production. Through strict dieting, calorie counting going out the window or taking one’s gym goals to new levels, credit’s where …

40 Celebs when they were young

While most of these Hollywood elite are now all grown-up and gracing red carpets and silverscreens well-dressed and dazzling onlookers and audiences in full hair and make-up, have you ever wondered what they may have looked like before they were household names? Some were clearly blessed with perfect genes, but some evidently worked very hard …

27 Celebrities and their historical lookalikes

Whether we’re actually all clones or merely descended from former politicians, philosophers or even criminals, some conspiracy theorists will have us believe that we all have a historical doppelganger. While ordinary folk have literally a needle in a haystack chance of tracking down theirs, eagle-eyed historians and researchers have found some shocking resemblances from another …

33 Stars we said goodbye to in 2018

Our long-running annual RIP memoriams provide a timeout and allow us reflect and pay tribute to the celebrities, sports stars and larger than life personalities sadly no longer with us. This is a collection of the household names and familiar faces we sadly bade a fond farewell to in 2018. 1.) Dolores O’Riordan Cranberries singer …

Making 10 wonders of the world — in ghostly color

From the 1840s right up until the 1940s, we look at 100 years of some of the earth’s finest examples of design, architecture and construction – taken at the every dawn of photographic technology. Using modern digital technology, as the layers of colour build up, the effect is disorientatingly real and the decades and centuries …

22 Otherworldly places that actually exist on earth

Spanning continents across all four corners, forget astronaut school and instead explore these strange new worlds that actually exist here on earth. It’s hard to believe that these alien environments exist right here on our doorstep. 1.) Abraham Lake, Canada 2.) Bromo Volcano – East Java, Indonesia 3.) Dallol, Ethiopia 4.) Dos Ojos – Tulum, …

30 Stars we said goodbye to in 2017

While 2016 was a year that saw the world’s entertainment community lose some of its brightest stars – including some legendary icons like Prince, David Bowie and George Michael – it seems 2017 was a year where we the unfortunate trend sadly continued. Here we take a look at some of the big names and …

10 Disney princesses get digital makeovers beside IRL doubles

It’s the dream of every young girl to wake up one morning as fully fledged Disney princess – be she Jasmine, Ariel, Belle or Tiana. You get the idea. Now we can fuel our imagination with thanks to Finish graphic designer and illustrator, Jirka Vinse Jonatan Vaatainen, who has magically and painstakingly transformed 10 Disney …

20 Fantastic places straight from a fairy tale

Are you the nostalgic type or a lover of fairy tales? If so, we’ve compiled the perfect list of real-world locations for you to satisfy your wanderlust and tick off the proverbial bucket list. From castles in clouds to mystical forests carpeted with flowers, jump straight into the pages of a storybook with our list …

20 Most beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Sites

1.) Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area Noted for its more than 3,000 quartzite sandstone pillars and peaks across most of the site, many over 200 metres (660 ft) in height, along with many ravines and gorges with attractive streams, pools and waterfalls. 2.) Yosemite National Park, California The US National Park spans eastern portions …

25 Breathtaking abandoned places

From former empires in South East Asia to failed gargantuan hotel projects in North Korea and cities now submerged by the tides, we remove the red tape and invite you to take a peak at this collection of 25 of the most mysterious, beautiful and equally eerie derelict and abandoned places from around the world. …

21 Stars we said goodbye to in 2016

Is 2016 one of the worst ever years for celebrity deaths? It may just be coincidence, bad luck, or both, but 2016 is likely to go down as the year that signaled the start of an unfortunate trend. The world’s population exploded in the “baby boom” era between 1946 and 1964, TV sets hit mass …

18 Most terrifying places on earth

From islands almost exclusively populated by snakes, to dramatic maritime sink holes, Nazi war-time hospitals and the very doors to hell themselves, these are a collection of the word’s most eerie places. They’re all but guaranteed to raise hairs on the back of the necks of any intrepid adventurers who dare visit. 1.) The Doorway …

10 Stars we said goodbye to in 2015

1.) Anita Ekberg Kerstin Anita Marianne Ekberg was a Swedish-Italian actress, model, and sex symbol. She is best known for her role as Sylvia in the Federico Fellini film La Dolce Vita. The scene of her cavorting in Rome’s Trevi Fountain has been called “one of cinema’s most iconic moments. 2.) Ben E King Stand …

50 Awesome, inspirational travel quotes

If you have a bout of wanderlust or itchy feet already, we apologise immediately; for everyone else, we apologise in advance. Either way, we should all never stop exploring our beautiful world. 1: Adventure is worthwhile. – Aesop 2: For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The …

20 Hotels you need to spend a night in

Have you ever dreamt of spending a luxurious night in a cave, by a lagoon, or even under the northern lights? If you’re seeking a unique experience – not without some comforts – then check-out these one-off hotels that offer so much more than just a roof over your head. In no particular order, these …

20 Face swaps so horrifying they’ll haunt your dreams

With countless face swapping apps available today across the app stores, you no longer need to be a deft hand at Photoshop to perform a masterful face swap. Who would have thought transplanting your face on to a friend, cat, or doll – and vice versa – could be so much fun? And often absolutely …

14 Reality bending images

Berlin-based artist Erik Johansson is a self-taught photographer and retouching guru who likes to capture moments, not ideas. After photographing his various subjects, he layers them into creative, and almost eerily surreal pictures, which he insists they are not animations or indeed complex drawings. Any photo may consist of up to a hundred different images …

18 Celebrities go without make-up

When we take away the make-up and the latest Instagram filters, it seems that underneath we’re all pimply mere mortals. Yes, even Hollywood’s elite suffer bad days like the rest of us. But not afraid to go shopping or to walk the dog au naturel, we salute these 18 celebrities who prove that their natural …

30 Brands you’ve probably been mispronouncing all of your life

The pronunciation of Nike is an age-old argument, one that divides communities and ends friendships. But Nike isn’t the only brand name worthy of such a debate. This info-graphic provides us with 30 established brands that we’re probably saying completely wrong. How embarrassing. Love0