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Weddings Complete with Kidnappings

Photo: Vadim Ghirda Weddings are precious moments everywhere, but in Romania it comes with a little side of kidnapping for ransom. So forget veils, there brides wear blindfolds … Here’s the country’s strange tradition [...]

1.85 Mile Wedding Dress Train Is the World’s Longest

Whoever wears this dress is going to have an agonizingly long wedding. A bridal gown train nearly two miles long stretched across the center of Bucharest, Romania on Tuesday. According to Guinness World Records, it’s the longest train in the world: The train, which took 100 days to stitch, was crafted by a team of 10 [...]

Swaying Skyscrapers

LinkScroll down for today’s pictures & links. Swaying Skyscrapers “Skyscrapers were swaying like the masts of yachts”, said witnesses in Tokyo during the powerful 9.0 earthquake that struck Japan this morning. Due to the tough building standards, and build-in mass dampers these skyscrapers were all standing at the end of the day – a fact that saved [...]

Fantastically Intense Wiring, Part 7

“QUANTUM SHOT” #48Link – Also read previous parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 The Mothers of All Messes (and maybe a few fathers, too) The goal of this series (other than to simply entertain) is to raise awareness about the abundance of various tangled messes in the world and to establish the humanitarian fund dedicated to [...]

Rat Car

It’s a little unclear, but Rat Car appears to be a modified car sculpture created by the art collective Agency of Urban Subconscious. This photo may have been taken in Bucharest. At the link, you can view three more pictures of similarly altered cars. Link via Super Punch | Photo: Camil Dumitrescu