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     1  +1 2014 sep 251960s space artSpace Shuttle Concept Art of the 1960s and 1970s ~ KuriositasThe idea of a spacecraft returning from space to a horizontal landing had been around for decades before the first operational space shuttle ...
     2  +14 2014 sep 12aerial trams worldwideAmazing Aerial Tramways of the World ~ KuriositasThe tramway itself goes from 1640 meters to 4765 meters and that makes it both the highest and longest tourist aerial tramway in the world . The views from the ...
     2  +2 2014 sep 01history of sunflowerThe Strange History of the Sunflower ~ KuriositasYou may not think that there is much to know about the sunflower . After all, the plant is virtually everywhere. Yet it has something more than a simple, ...
     2  ~ 2014 jul 19mexico jesus statueThe Tallest Statues of Jesus Christ in the World ~ KuriositasIt is one of the most significant religious memorials in the country and sits at the geographical center of Mexico . There had been a smaller statue  ...
     3  -2 2014 sep 28love valley cappadociaLove Valley – Seeing is Believing ~ KuriositasLove Valley in Cappadocia , Turkey certainly has a claim to fame – a very large one. Rather euphemistically named, the valley is home to rock ...
     3  +7 2014 jul 26john hartfield fagThe Extraordinary Anti-Nazi Photomontages of John Heartfield John Heartfield . ... The weight of the Nazi flag at the top is just too much for the house of cards to stand and it is seen just before it collapses.
     3  ~ 2014 jul 17swiss clock projection mappingPrague Astrological Clock Tower - Video Mapping 600 Years of But what is video projection mapping ? Put simply it is an exhilarating innovative projection system with the ability to turn nearly any exterior ...
     4  +1 2014 oct 04chateau de pierrefondMerlin's Camelot - Château de Pierrefonds ~ KuriositasSituated North of Paris near the Forest of Compiègne, Château de Pierrefonds makes the perfect setting for the Camelot of the Arthurian legend re-imagined for  ...
     4  +3 2014 sep 29las lajas cathedral colombiaLas Lajas Sanctuary: The South American Church that Looks Like a If you take the immediate exterior of the Las Lajas Sanctuary in Colombia it doesn't look too much like an atypical South American Catholic ...
     4  -1 2014 sep 253 colored lake indonesiaKelimutu – Indonesia's Tri- Colored Lakes ~ KuriositasThey are located on the same volcanic peak yet each of the three crater lakes atop Kelimutu in Indonesia is a markedly different color . It is the ...
     4  -1 2014 sep 18hitler heartfieldJohn Heartfield (above, doing Hitler's hair), a German citizen born Helmut Herzfeld, was one who chose to criticize the regime through art.
     4  +9 2014 sep 03art deco swimming poolThe Swimming Pool that Turned into a Museum ~ KuriositasThe old swimming pool in the small town of Roubaix had been closed in ... pool just happened to be a stunningly beautiful example of Art Deco architecture.
     5  ~ 2014 oct 02super trees singaporeThe Supertrees of Singapore ~ KuriositasThey look like a set from a forthcoming science fiction movie but these supertrees in Singapore are very much of this world. A collection of ...
     5  +3 2014 oct 02overnight bridge demolition dishforthA Bridge Too Far ~ KuriositasThere was an overnight bridge demolition between the towns of Darlington and Dishforth but the road had to be reopened in time for the ...
     5  -2 2014 sep 19where is valley of phallusLove Valley . ... In this environment these huge phallic natural structures seems like some sort of ancient homage to male fertility. However, they ...
     5  -2 2014 sep 03el camino rey trailCaminito del Rey : The Most Dangerous Pathway in the World The Guadalhorce River in Adalusia, Spain is home to El Chorro.
     5  ~ 2014 aug 22meeankshi amman temlpeMeenakshi Amman Temple – India's Dazzling Shrine Saturated with Unusually for a major Hindu temple , the Meenakshi Amman is dedicated to a female deity rather than a male. Meenakashi was an avatar of ...
     5  +1 2014 aug 19meenakshi amman temple
     5  -2 2014 aug 13college girl picture setsBennett School for Girls : College which Taught America's Privileged Generations of well-heeled girls received their junior college ... eerie pictures , one can almost hear the echoes of girls ' laughter on the stairwell.
     5  -1 2014 jul 25franz xaver messerschmidtThe Madness of Messerschmidt ~ KuriositasIt is the work of Franz Xaver Messerschmidt a German-Austrian sculptor who was born in 1736 and who is most famous for his fixation with and ...
     6  -1 2014 sep 30chateau de pierrefonds
     6  -2 2014 sep 24las lajas cathedralIf you take the immediate exterior of the Las Lajas Sanctuary in ... Just another minor basilica church in a country dotted with them, you might ...
     6  -1 2014 jul 25sea salts boliviaSalar de Uyuni - A Spectacular Sea of Salt ~ KuriositasThe world's largest salt flats, Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia , is an ... salt flats in the world at three thousand seven hundred meters above sea level.
     6  +1 2014 jul 24banksy occupy london protestBanksy Gives Occupy London Demonstrators a Giant Monopoly You might say that protesting as a full time occupation might be exciting. Yet there is a limit to how much protesting you can actually do in a day ...
     7  -1 2014 sep 17the mirrorman in los angilsHere Comes The Mirror Man ~ KuriositasThe views from the Observatory of downtown Los Angeles and the Los ... Possibly that is the reason why the Mirror Man climbed the slopes of ...
     7  +1 2014 sep 14john heartfield
     7  +2 2014 sep 06eye of africa google earthThe Richat Structure – Earth's Bull's- Eye ~ KuriositasImagine if you were an alien species intent on conquering the earth by force. Now, you might just
     7  -2 2014 sep 06el camino del reyWelcome to Spain's Caminito del Rey , quite possibly the most dangerous ... The Guadalhorce River in Adalusia, Spain is home to El Chorro.
     7  ~ 2014 aug 31big gate roadThe Avenue Toward Heaven – China's Scariest Road ~ KuriositasIf there was a list of such roads then the Avenue Towards Heaven (also known as the Big Gate Road ) in Tianmenshan, in the Hunan province ...
     7  -2 2014 aug 28lund cathedral clockAstronomical Clocks – Literally and Metaphorically ~ KuriositasA slightly later example of the astronomical clock can be found in Lund Cathedral in Sweden. It is generally thought that the clock here was ...
     7  -4 2014 aug 14bennett school for girlsBennett School for Girls : College which Taught ... - KuriositasThe founders of the Bennett School for Girls were decidedly aspirational. Founded in 1890 it was soon attracting the daughters of a number of ...
     7  +1 2014 aug 12gate tower buildingThe Highway that Goes Through a Building ~ KuriositasThe name of the highway we have already had – the name of the office block is the slightly less exhausting Gate Tower Building . Believe it or ...
     8  -5 2014 aug 26artforms in natureArt Forms of Nature – The Ernst Haeckel Collection ~ KuriositasErnst Haeckel – philosopher, professor, physician, naturalist, biologist and artist. The pinnacle of his work – Art Forms of Nature - began ...
     8  -3 2014 aug 23wieliczka salt minesWieliczka Salt Mine – An Astounding Subterranean Salt Cathedral From the outside, Wieliczka Salt Mine doesn't look extraordinary. It looks extremely well kept for a place that hasn't minded any salt for over ten ...
     8  -5 2014 aug 14camino del reyThere are always more adventurous tourists to whom Caminito del Rey is a challenge to be relished rather than their own worst nightmare.
     9  +3 2014 sep 23animated history of polandAnimated History of Poland - from Expo 2010 - IN FULL ~ KuriositasThe Polish Pavilion at Expo 2010 quickly drew crowds to see this amazing eight minute animation of the entire history of Poland as a country. For those of us ...
     9  -3 2014 aug 23salt mines polandDeep underground in Poland lies something remarkable but little known outside Eastern Europe. For centuries, miners have extracted salt  ...
     9  -5 2014 aug 14art forms in natureErnst Haeckel – philosopher, professor, physician, naturalist, biologist and artist . The pinnacle of his work – Art Forms of Nature - began ...
     9  -5 2014 aug 08wieliczka salt mine
     9  +1 2014 jul 20las pozas xilitlaLas Pozas – Surreal Eden of the Jungle ~ KuriositasIf you wander away from the town of Xilitla in Mexico and enter the tropical rain ... You have just discovered Las Pozas (The Pools in English).
     9  -6 2014 jul 20digital orca sculptureDigital Orca by Douglas Coupland ~ KuriositasDouglas Coupland, most famous for his novel Generation X has created this amazing Digital Orca sculpture , now in place in Vancouver Harbor.
     9  +9 2014 jul 18double decker bridgeBanpo – The World's Longest Double Decker Fountain Bridge The South Korean capital of Seoul is a mega city with over ten million inhabitants. As such, space for infrastructure is at a premium so when the ...
     9  +3 2014 jul 18qr code cupcakesQR Code Cupcakes That Work ~ KuriositasMontreal based clevercupcakes have come up with a blinder this time - cupcakes with a QR Code on top! OK, so far so almost cool but the ...
     10  -5 2014 sep 13castellerThe Human Towers of the Castellers ~ KuriositasOnce this is done, the enxaneta can climb down – the other castellers then follow in order until all of them have reached the safety of the ground ...
     10  -4 2014 sep 08blue cityJodhpur - India's Blue City ~ KuriositasWhy the population of the fortress city – the Blue City as it is universally known – took to painting their houses in various shades of blue is not ...
     10  -3 2014 sep 07nicholas neil gaimanNicholas Was... by Neil Gaiman - Animated Version ~ KuriositasIf you haven't been looking forward to Christmas and you think you are going to have a terrible time then spare a thought for Saint Nicholas . Father Christmas ...
     10  -4 2014 sep 02most dangerous birdsThe Most Dangerous Bird in the World ~ KuriositasThe southern cassowary is the most dangerous bird in the world – and you can learn more about it over at our sibling site, the Ark in Space.
     10  -4 2014 aug 24under electron microscopeUnder the Electron Microscope ~ KuriositasIt may be hard to believe but the first electron microscope was developed by German physicist Hans Busch in 1926 with a prototype built by ...
     10  -3 2014 aug 24history of jodhpurHistory does not tell us which brave non-Brahmin was the first to do it, yet it happened and since that day the people of Jodhpur have ...
     10  ~ 2014 aug 08credit control durlachMysterious Alien Organism Loves Synthpop! ~ KuriositasArtist David Durlach of Technofrolics was recently featured at the
     10  +1 2014 jul 17mines near kennecottThe Kennecott Mines : Abandoned Alaskan Boomtown ~ KuriositasAbandoned Copper Mine Alaska. ... Unlike many other abandoned sites, the Kennecott Mines have been designated a National Historic ...
     11  ~ 2014 sep 26lencois maranhenses sand dunes brazilLençóis Maranhenses - Brazil's Lagoons Among The Dunes When you first see it, Lençóis Maranhenses in northeastern Brazil appears much like a typical desert: sand – and lots of it. Yet closer inspection ...
     11  +5 2014 sep 24landon maier winnerThat Walter White Mask Sells on Ebay for $41,400 ~ KuriositasLittle wonder then that artist Landon Meier took advantage of the situation ... The winner of the auction (known under ebay privacy restrictions ...
     11  +4 2014 sep 19rainbow tree imagesThe Rainbow Eucalyptus ~ KuriositasHowever the Rainbow Eucalyptus (or Eucalyptus deglupta to give it its Latin name) comes in ... Image Credit Flickr User Carvalho. Even stranger, for a tree not widely seen or known, it is the only eucalyptus species that is ...
     11  -1 2014 sep 16most dangerous bird
     11  -3 2014 aug 25ernst haeckel printsA contemporary of Darwin, Haeckel would, through his lithographic prints , change the way that many considered the relationship between art ...
     11  +1 2014 aug 19meenakshi amman temple maduraiThe city of Madurai in the South Eastern Indian state of Tamil Nadu is one of ... Unusually for a major Hindu temple , the Meenakshi Amman is ...
     11  +3 2014 aug 11india amazing placesKuriositas 10 Amazing Places to Visit in India that Aren't the Taj MahalIf you are visiting India as a tourist then the likelihood is that at some point during your stay you will find yourself at the Taj Mahal. This glorious ...
     11  -8 2014 jul 18african renaissance monumentThe Monument to African Renaissance – Magnificent Symbol or At one hundred and fifty meters in height the Monument to African Renaissance dominates the skyline of the Senegalese capital of Dakar.
     12  -2 2014 sep 19moraki bouldersThe Mysterious Moeraki Boulders ~ KuriositasOr are they the egg shells of sea-born dragons? The Moeraki boulders present us with a mystery – what are they and how on earth did they get ...
     12  -6 2014 sep 06krakow salt minesTake a look at the most unusual salt mine in the world. ... Situated in the Krakow area, Wieliczka is a small town of close to twenty thousand ...
     12  +18 2014 aug 19meenakshi temple maduraiThe city of Madurai in the South Eastern Indian state of Tamil Nadu is one of the oldest continually inhabited cities in the world and has been a ...
     12  ~ 2014 aug 06pont du gard franceThe Pont du Gard Aqueduct Bridge – Masterpiece of Ancient The Pont du Gard crosses the Gard river in Southern France . Altogether the aqueduct is over fifty kilometers in length and connects the towns of ...
     12  -3 2014 jul 27vending machines japanJapan – The Land of Vending Machines ~ KuriositasYet where most countries have vending machines for a limited range of goods the Japanese have taken it to extremes. Japan truly is the ...
     13  +1 2014 sep 28las lajas colombia
     13  +2 2014 sep 18hyperflesh mask costHe ambled through the crowds in that Walter White mask , specially made for the ... Yet you can't feed the kids a hyperflesh mask , can you?
     13  -2 2014 sep 05eye of africa mauritaniaThe Richat Structure in Mauritania provides the perfect target towards which you can aim ... It is also occasionally called the Eye of Africa – and you can see why.
     13  -7 2014 sep 05boulders new zealandIf you go down to Koekohe beach in New Zealand you can be sure of a ... The Moeraki boulders present us with a mystery – what are they and ...
     13  -6 2014 aug 20japanese vending machines
     13  -4 2014 aug 08salt mines krakow
     14  ~ 2014 sep 27gandhi to hitlerMahatma Gandhi's 'Dear Friend' Letter to Adolf Hitler ~ KuriositasIt could also be a surprise to see Gandhi addressing Hitler as friend. It was common practice among Indians at the time to address people they ...
     14  +82 2014 sep 23tufaThe Tufa Towers of Mono Lake ~ KuriositasThe tufa rock formations became visible. This is a sedimentary rock that is formed by carbonate materials. Once underwater the tufa became a land bridge for ...
     14  -5 2014 sep 08krakow salt mine
     14  -5 2014 aug 19kite aerial photographyKite Aerial Photography : Seeing the World from New Heights Although it is not quite as simple as attaching your camera to a kite and hoisting it skywards, Kite Aerial Photography (we will call it KAP from ...
     14  -3 2014 aug 12tracy lee stumThe Amazing 3D Chalk Street Paintings of Tracy Lee Stum ~ KuriositasTracy Lee Stum (left) is one of the foremost 3D street artists in the world. ... Perhaps an exaggeration but Tracy started to depict, portray and ...
     14  -5 2014 aug 03pont du garsAlthough the Pont du Gard is no longer a functioning aqueduct bridge, the very fact that it isclose to two thousand years old and still standing is ...
     14  +8 2014 aug 01statue of jesusProbably the most famous statue of Jesus on the planet, known for both size and location, is the statue of Jesus Christ in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil ...
     14  -7 2014 jul 17japanese vending machine
     15  +55 2014 oct 01haw par villa singaporeHaw Par Villa – Unusual Singapore Theme Park ~ KuriositasIn 1937 two brothers from Singapore had a dream – they wanted to help people to learn, remember and pass on traditional Chinese values as ...
     15  +15 2014 sep 29landon meir maskHe ambled through the crowds in that Walter White mask , specially made for the occasion by Denver based artist Landon Meier . Now the mask  ...
     15  +64 2014 sep 28swamps beautifulAtchafalaya – the Biggest Swamp in the States ~ KuriositasWhen exactly the swamp got its name is unknown, though it means long .... I sure do miss louisiana, and thi beautiful atchafalaya swamp on ...
     15  +2 2014 sep 14platyceriumPlatycerium - A Pretty Peculiar Plant ~ KuriositasPlatycerium – even the name sounds odd. Mostly referred to as Staghorn or Elkhorn ferns, this genus of fern is, to say the very least, unusual ...
     15  -3 2014 aug 24salar de uyuni boliviaThe world's largest salt flats, Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia , is an other-worldly experience that has to be seen to be believed. Join us on a trip to one ...
     15  -5 2014 aug 16salar de uniThe world's largest salt flats, Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia, is an other-worldly experience that has to be seen to be believed. Join us on a trip to one ...
     15  -10 2014 aug 12macro photography moldSlime Mold - Alien Landscapes On Earth ~ KuriositasSlime Mold . ... there is more to it than meets the eye – particularly if you are lucky enough to see Kim Fleming's remarkable macrophotography .
     15  -6 2014 aug 12japan vending machines
     15  -6 2014 aug 06cruise ship animalsCruise Ship Towel Animals take to the High Seas ~ KuriositasIf the sights and sounds of a cruise are not enough, many ships have special classes which teach people how to make a towel animal . Take a ...
     15  -9 2014 jul 30buenos aires flowersFloris Genérica- The Big Metal Flower of Buenos Aires ~ KuriositasIf you are a citizen of Buenos Aires you have probably been asked directions to the big metal flower , which to a citizen of that city is somewhat ...
     15  ~ 2014 jul 29orange reserve creditThe California Poppy Reserve : A Sea of Orange Happiness Image Credit Flickr User Quadel. The blooming is intense to say the very least: the reserve harbors the most consistent blossoming of California ...
     15  -12 2014 jul 16the ajanta cavesThe Ajanta Caves – Ancient Temples Carved from Rock ~ KuriositasThey Ajanta caves lay undisturbed for hundreds of years. Then, in April 1819, during the time of the British Raj, an officer with the unassuming ...
     16  ~ 2014 sep 13cute famous scientistsFamous Scientists As Children ~ KuriositasHere are pictures of famous scientists when they were very young . See how many you can recognize if not from their photograph (or painting) ...
     16  -12 2014 sep 06center pivot irrigationCenter Pivot Irrigation Explained ~ KuriositasWelcome to the world of center pivot irrigation . ... As the name suggests, this is a method of irrigation, but it is one which, after the initial setup, ...
     16  -9 2014 aug 17garden of cosmic speculationThe Garden of Cosmic Speculation ~ KuriositasOpen to the public only one day a year, the Garden of Cosmic Speculation takes science and maths as its inspiration. Quite simply, there isn't ...
     16  ~ 2014 aug 17united buddy bearsUnited Buddy Bears Take Rio de Janeiro By Storm ~ KuriositasOrganized by the German Consulate in Rio, the buddy bears promote living together in peace and harmony on their global tour – their paws ...
     16  +1 2014 aug 17amazing places in india
     16  -9 2014 aug 09irrigazione a pivot centraleIf you have been in a plane over a large agricultural hub you may have casually glanced out of your window. And then you may have performed ...
     16  -12 2014 aug 07namaqualand south africaNamaqualand – South Africa's Daisy Sensation ~ KuriositasNamaqualand is dry for most of the year, an arid almost desert landscape which extends along South Africa's western coast for 600 miles.
     16  -7 2014 aug 04kumbhalgarh fort rajasthanKumbhalgarh – The Great Wall of India ~ KuriositasSome call it by the name of the fort it surrounds – Kumbhalgarh . ... Situated in the state of Rajasthan in the west of India, work was begun by the ...
     17  -6 2014 sep 18ghandi to hitler
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