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Thrihnukagigur Volcano in Reykjavik, Iceland

Volcanos are usually things to be admired from a safe distance, but inside of most everyone is an excitable inner voice that really just wants to climb into that caldera and see what its like inside. Iceland's Thrihnukagigur Volcano actually lets adventurous spelunkers live out that adolescent dream. Show More Summary

The Most Random Game Of Fallout

If nothing else, I have to admire this Fallout: New Vegas player for his persistence. He's making every choice by rolling D20 dice. New Vegas is a huge game with countless dialogue options. That's, um—let me see, carry the several thousand—a megafuckton of real-life dice rolls. Read more...

British Man Spends $150,000 on Plastic Surgery to Look Like Kim Kardashian, Probably Regrets It

There's a lot to envy and admire about Kim Kardashian. She's one of the the most famous women in the world; she's married to one of the biggest rappers alive; she can break the Internet with a photo of her naked butt, etc. But one 23-year-old British man may have gone a step too far in his love for the Kween of Reality TV: That's Jordan James Parke. Show More Summary

Male Kim Kardashian ‘Look-Alike’ Spends $150K To Resemble Star: See The Shocking Results

Kim Kardashian’s famous look is often imitated, but one male Kim K fan has gone to extremes to transform himself into a cartoonish version of the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star. Most Kim admirers try to copy the Kardashian by contouring...Show More Summary

This Man Paid $150,000 to Look Like Kim Kardashian

Jordan James Parke admires Kim Kardashian so much that he paid $150,000 to look like her! “I love everything about Kim,” the 23-year-old make-up artist shared to The Sun. “She’s the most gorgeous woman ever. Her skin is perfect, her hair, everything about her.” He added, “I laugh when people try to insult me by [...]

Kate Middleton Commits Hugely Embarrassing Fashion Faux Pas

Post by Jill Baughman. As you're well aware by now, people around the world have long admired Kate Middleton's sense of style. Though she's had a couple misses, most of her fashion choices are home-runs. From her gorgeous wedding gown...Show More Summary

This Rare Rainbow Appeared Over the Desert At 9,500 Feet Above Sea Level

5 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

This scattered rainbow is one of the most amazing natural phenomena I have ever seen on my computer screen. Since Atacama desert is one of the driest places on Earth, it is almost a miracle that we can admire this beauty. Read more....

When It Comes to Torture, Dick Cheney Speaks for Almost Half of All Americans

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

American Spirit / I have seen the boogeyman and he is us. Even most reasonable Republicans recognize that Dick Cheney is not an admirable figure. Some of them admit to a begrudging respect for the man, but there was very little agitation to run him for president in 2008, for example. Show More Summary

Admiral Ackbar's Mousetraps

last weekOdd : Neatorama

Admiral Ackbar of the Rebel Alliance is most famous for his iconic "It's a trap!" line in Return of the Jedi. It is inevitable that he would one day decided to cash in and put his fame to profitable use. Cullen Sweet made these mousetraps as an art project. Show More Summary

Admire The World's Most Gorgeous Buildings Dedicated To Science

last weekGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The stunning ceiling above the Austrian Academy of Sciences' main auditorium helped the 167-year-old institution make Curbed's list of architecturally memorable buildings dedicated to science. Read more...

Marco Reus Is A Wanted Man: Here’s Why All The Big Clubs Are Chasing Him

Marco Reus is not short of admirers. Blessed with searing pace, fantastic dribbling ability and incisive decision making, the Germany international is one of the most talented players in the game. And with a £20 million release clause...Show More Summary

Two sailors strike a pose on the French Armored Cruiser Admiral Aube, ca. 1910s

Two sailors strike a pose on the French Armored Cruiser Admiral Aube undated circa 1903-1922 (most likely 1918)

Ten Linux freeware apps to feed your penguin

Out with the old and in with the GNU Product round-up  Much to the dismay of many a sysadmin, Linux is no longer purely the domain of Captain Command-Line and his trusty side-kick Admiral APT. For those looking to make the most of their new-fangled graphics-capable hardware, here’s a selection of freeware to start with, in our case as installed on Ubuntu 14.04:…

Jets Exclude Geno Smith From Pregame Intros Because They Fear Fans Will Boo Him

The pregame introductions are a great time for fans to show some love for the players on their hometown team that they respect and admire most.  But it is also the perfect opportunity for fans to vent their frustrations towards the players on their team that they feel are worthless are overpaid.  The Jets know the […]

Tom Brady on Rob Gronkowski: 'a positive enthusiasm'

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is like most everyone else when it comes to admiring the work of tight end Rob Gronkowski. He just shakes his head and laughs. Gronkowski has made two remarkable plays over...Show More Summary

The Road Less Traveled...

"Life is difficult. It is a great truth because once we truly see this truth, we can transcend it." Those are the first words in one of my most admired books, The Road Less Traveled, by Dr. M. Scott Peck. Such an arduous yet intriguing start to the premise, that while life is a series of problems, we can either moan about them, or solve them. Show More Summary

This Andreessen Horowitz-Backed Entrepreneur's Wife Never Wanted Him To Work In Tech

Today, Tristan Walker is one of the most admired people in the technology industry. He made a name for himself growing Foursquare's business as one of its first employees, and is now the founder and CEO of Walker & Company, an Andreessen Horowitz-backed startup that makes beauty products for people of color. Show More Summary

What I learned at the Hello Kitty Convention

What has a red bow, no mouth, and the most hardcore fans around? It's Hello Kitty, of course. And for four days this fall, Los Angeles' Little Tokyo section was overrun with 25,000 of the icon's most adoring admirers. When I first heard that the convention would practically be in my backyard from Oct. Show More Summary

One Amazingly Critical Thing Parents Need to Do

Our children want to be like us. Even if we don’t have it all together, they look at our lives, see how we live them, and often decide that they want the same. We are the people they admire most in the world. We serve as their model for what life after childhood can be Keep Reading ?

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