Get excited. It’s Friday. And with the weekend just a few measly hours away, we’re here to help put you in the right mindset of who-cares-about-work-I’ll-do-it-on-Monday. Over the course of the last seven days we’ve collected 25 of the week’s best links, articles, images, and videos from all over the web. With everything from an 80 year old skydiving granny who almost loses her parachute to a polar bear whose laziness is worthy of your imitation this is Link25 (008) – The Skydiving Granny Edition.
The Amazing Stilt Houses of Soneva Gili in the Maldives
Like many of the luxury resorts in the Maldives, Soneva Gili features stunning stilt houses for accommodation. It’s an incredible feeling to wake up from a sleep on the ocean and the warm weather and white sand beaches make the Maldives a tropical paradise. In this article you will find an incredible gallery of pictures of this beautiful resort along with additional insights into what makes Soneva Gili special [...]
The Laziest Polar Bear Ever
Colander Sculptures Cast Beautiful Faces
Sometimes even the simplest of objects can become fantastically beautiful art. Renowned street artist Isaac Cordal did that recently when he transformed ordinary kitchen colanders into shadow casting sculptures which reveal surprisingly detailed faces. To create the effect, [...]
25 Most Insane Festivals From Around The World
World’s First Live Lip Dup Marriage Proposal
Splashes of Liquid Become Amazing Flowers
It’s truly shocking when you find out the secret behind Jack Long’s sculptural looking Vessels and Blooms series. What at first looks like some form of blown glass or fluid 3D computer modeling, reveals itself as carefully planned and perfectly captured splashes of colored liquid! You read that right. These images capture a single splash event, captured as a single exposure! [...]
Kitten Fails At Hide-And-Go-Seek
The Weight of the Nation (Infographic)
It’s no surprise that the United States is facing an alarming obesity problem (no surprise because most people can name the location of every fast food joint in town, but hit a wall when asked about the times and locations of their local farmers markets). It would be too quick and easy to blame individuals for eating too much and [...]
Skydiving Goes Wrong: 80-Year-Old Granny Almost Falls Out Of Harness!
Pianists In Paris
Cliff Camping In Norway
CLIFF CAMPING IN NORWAY Photograph by Peter Przybille on Flickr In this stunning evening photograph, we see a group of hikers camping out on the famous cliff of Preikestolen in Norway. In English this place may be known as Preacher’s Pulpit or Pulpit Rock, or by the old local name, Hyvlatonna (“the [...]
List25 compiles lesser-known intriguing information on a variety of subjects. List25 was started by David Pegg (@iamdpegg) and Syed Balkhi (@syedbalkhi). These college roommates from University of Florida loved finding bizarre yet interesting information on the internet, and sharing it with their friends. The problem was that facebook just couldn't compile it in a way they wanted. It was impossible to pull what they had shared a few months ago. Out of their frustration, they decided to solve the problem with a new project called List25.