Lifestyle

Istanbul Will Demolish New Skyscrapers That Ruin Its Historic Skyline

The Turkish government has officially ordered the demolition of new skyscrapers in Istanbul because they marred the city’s historic skyline, according to Turkish newspaperToday’s Zaman (viaDezeen). Istanbul’s Council of State recently rejected a pair of appeals and approved the cancellation of permits and the demolition of new skyscrapers in the […]
Istanbul Will Demolish New Skyscrapers That Ruin Its Historic Skyline
US

7 Crazy Facts That Sound Fake But Are Actually True

A recent Quora post prompted the question, “What are some of the most mind-blowing facts that sound like “BS”, but are actually true?” They might be hard to believe, but these facts about geography, people and events are in fact true. Produced by Justin Gmoser. Follow BI Video: On YouTube
7 Crazy Facts That Sound Fake But Are Actually True
News

These Maps Show How Important People Moved Around The World

When researchers attempt to chronicle the movement of ideas about the Earth’s surface, there are a few ways to go about it. One is to look at the the mass movements of large groups of people. Another is to examine the lives of influential individuals. A new study, published July […]
These Maps Show How Important People Moved Around The World
Markets

Side-By-Side Photos Show The Evolution Of New York City

If a picture is worth a thousands words, then amateur photographer Cora Drimus’ latest project speaks volumes about the history of New York City. Drimus created the video “Once Upon a Time in New York” after her visit to the city this past April. The video includes photographs taken by […]
Side-By-Side Photos Show The Evolution Of New York City
News

11 Shockingly Accurate Predictions From Nostradamus

French apothecary and purported prophet Nostradamus may have his sceptics, but you can’t deny his ideas have staying power. He wrote his first book, “Les Propheties,” in 1555, and publishing companies still roll out copies today. There’s even a “Nostradamus For Dummies.” In the text of his book, each four-line […]
11 Shockingly Accurate Predictions From Nostradamus
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