Alexander Iolas’ Deserted and Vandalized Palace

Alexander Iolas (1907-1987) was a Greek art gallerist and collector. Born in Alexandria, Egypt to Greek parents, he went to Berlin in 1924 as...

Dogs That Look Like Something Else

  1 Puppy And Teddy Twins 2 Dog Looks Like Richard Branson 3 Chewbacca Dog 4 Dog Looks Like Putin   6 Greyhound Looks Like Sid   7 Puppies Look Like Fried...

15 of The World’s Most Colorful Buildings

1 This Wall Plays Music When It Rains 2 Galera - Užupis Art Incubator, Vilnius, Lithuania   3 Nautilus: Giant Seashell House   4 Istanbul, Turkey 5 Kindergarten In Paris   6...

13 Amazing Photos of Animals Helping Other Animals

These true stories of inter-species kindness will help brighten your day and remind you that sometimes it’s a dog-save-kangaroo world out there.   A tiger cub...

Artists and their pets

Billie Holiday Holiday too found comfort in the company of animals. Brought up by various relatives, with an absent father and a prostitute mother, she...

Animal Cruelty Now a “Crime Against Society,” Will be Tracked by FBI

  In a big win for animals and animal lovers everywhere, the FBI will now begin tracking animal cruelty cases via the Uniform Crime Report...

The First Book Ever Printed in English Sells for Over a Million Dollars

Le Recueil des Histoires de Troye, a 1464 work by Raoul Lefèvre, tells a chivalirized version of the history of the city Troy. The...

The Bogus Bard: 5 Stories About Shakespeare We Wish Were True

Shakespeare’s life is as full of fiction as his plays are. In fact, historians have taken decades to separate the legends and bawdy stories...

4 People Who Were Buried Alive (And How They Got Out)

In the days before sophisticated medical equipment could definitely determine when someone had passed from this world to the next, many people feared being...

25 of Oscar Wilde’s Wittiest Quotes for the 160th Anniversary of His Birth

Today is the 160th anniversary of Oscar Wilde's birth. Celebrate with some of his best quips. 1. I think that God, in creating man, somewhat...

Innovative Recycling Bin Turns Bottles Into Biscuits For Thousands Of Stray Dogs

Strays dogs are a common feature in most major cities. Istanbul is no exception, its 14 million human inhabitants sharing the streets with an...

Dog Faithfully Guarding Injured Friend Reunited with Family

Not too long ago we brought you the story of Herman , the forlorn pit bull who dutifully stood over his fatally injured friend. ...

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