There is so much we all take for granted. Have you thought about how long we can go without the very basic of necessities such as eating, drinking, sleeping or even breathing?

The world‘s population grows with every second that passes. Global population has now reached more than 7,6 billion people, and it continues to rise. Numbers that seemed remote from existing realities for many, many centuries, have been reached over the last one hundred years. Check out our infographic about human population growth.

Unusual Rock Formations

The following pictures are not photographs of your usual rocks – these are rock formations that protrude from the surrounding formations in various shapes – including geometrical or abstract – and sometimes they look like they are even defying gravity. See our gallery of the strangest rock formations from around the world.

Standing at the edge of the bridge, ready to bungee jump...or rotate in all kinds of directions on the craziest ‚attractions‘? Is this too much of adrenaline or too little? Check out our gallery.

To incorporate all the letters of the alphabet into a sentence and ideally use each letter just once – that is a pangram. It is a challenge that works for all alphabet-based languages. Apart of the fun, the practical use of pangrams is, for example, when testing a new font to make certain it has all the letters of the alphabet.  Here are some examples.

Some of the scariest illnesses are invisible until the microscope reveals them to be fascinatingly beautiful. As if to compensate for the undesirable effects of their very existence, many of the magnified viruses and bacteria could be mistaken for pieces of art.

You always recognize it – a song comes into your head and you can't stop it from repeating its loop. Many of these have become more famous than the bands that created them. And so they go on and on in radios and supermarkets, and most people don´t even know who is singing. Let‘s have a look at some of these "One Hit Wonders".

Towns are bigger than villages, cities larger than towns and countries stands above the cities - some countries though, are so small, that they would easily fit within a largish village. Which are the smallest countries? Check it out here.

Wednesday divides the week closer to the weekend and that is a good reason to be happy. To even further improve your mood, check out our photo gallery for some jokes.

Amusing Animal's Gestures

Animals are the best, and our Photo Gallery shows some of the most unforgettable expressions and gestures from the animal kingdom. Check out the best of them.

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