When Lakes Explode

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On August 21st 1986, a giant gas cloud exploded from Cameroons Lake Nyos, containing 80 million cubic metres of carbon dioxide and creating a giant 25 metre wave. The gas cloud that escaped rapidly spread across the land, effectively wiping out everything within a 25 KM radius, including over 1700 people. The unfortunate locals and their […]


Top 10 Ancient Inventions You Think Are Modern

The industrial revolutions and the years following them produced some of the greatest inventions known to man – and certainly the most complex. Because this has been a part of our history for so long now we tend to presume that much of our modern conveniences have come from then. What is surprising is how […]


Yet Another Government Official Resigned With A Hidden Message Slamming Trump

President Donald Trump is continuing to experience major backlash following his speech blaming “many sides” for the violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia last week. Daniel Kammen, the science envoy for the State Department, announced his resignation on Twitter on Aug. 23, attaching a letter written directly to the president. Along with it, there […]


The Abandoned Star Wars Set in the Desert

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Back in 2010, artist and photographer Rä di Martino ventured into the Tunisian desert to find the abandoned movie sets from Star Wars. The desert location was used in 1976 to film Lars Homestead on Luke Skywalker’s home planet of Tatooine. In Martino’s series entitled NO MORE STARS, she explains: “This is a series of […]