As the most populous city in Canada’skyline grows, so too will your love for it. Don’t believe us? Check out this video.
In 2008, ex fighter pilot Yves ‘Jetman’ Rossy became the world’s first jet-powered man when he launched his first official flight above the Alps in his native Switzerland. Since then, he’s gone…
Nearly 30 years have passed since the 1986 nuclear disaster in Chernobyl, Ukraine. The city has since been abandoned, yet it is still full of relics of a place that once was: where memories were forged, where families lived, and where life–and a model one, at that–was possible. Pripyat, the town forged next to the nuclear plant, was meant to be a model nuclear city, a testament to Soviet strength and ingenuity.
History clouds that vision, though, reminding us instead of the transience of politics and power. As photographer Danny Cooke said, “there was something serene, yet highly disturbing about this place. Time has stood still and there are memories of past happenings floating around us”.
If you enjoyed the video above, be sure to see these fantastic photographs of Chernobyl and Pripyat:
We often talk about the holidays being a time to be generous, but sometimes that self-directed generosity (re: purchasing a large, cream-covered “coffee” monstrosity sprinkled with seasonal coloring) only amounts to bloating, general discomfort and a late-night WebMD search on diabetes symptoms. The people at Buzzfeed have cut through the whipped cream to let you know just what you’re ingesting when you take the first sip of your favorite holiday drink. Viewer discretion is advised.
The year is coming to a close, which means that it’s time to review the highs, lows and in-betweens that helped shape it. Some have already done that through song, and now it’s time to do so through film. Featuring nearly 200 of 2014’s top films, this intrepid videographer has managed to distill them into one awesome seven-minute clip. Enjoy!