Author: Nick (The DroolBoy)

In 1968 Vermont Banned Billboards. Here’s Why

In 1968 the state of Vermont passed a landmark anti-billboard law and the landscape has been billboard-free ever since. The law was the result of the extraordinary efforts of one man, Ted Riehle (1924 – 2007), who was determined to preserve the natural beauty of Vermont. According to John Kessler, chair of the Travel Information Council, the law’s original goals remain the same today: “We need to provide information to the traveler, but do not want to compromise our natural scenery. Tourism is the number one industry in the state. And the lack of advertising is one of the...

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Beautiful Church Conversion with Soaring Fireplace and Climbing Wall

Linc Thelen Design and Scrafano Architects Photograph by Jim Tschetter Linc Thelen Design and Scrafano Architects recently completed this stunning church conversion in Chicago. The 5,500 sq ft space was transformed into a 7 bedroom, 6 bathroom, single family home for a family of 5. The great room features soaring 25′ ceilings and an incredible fireplace, while one of the kids rooms has an awesome climbing wall. The interior is beautifully appointed with modern touches throughout while still preserving the incredible stain-glass designs and other church elements. [via Arch Daily] Linc Thelen Design and Scrafano Architects Photograph by Jim Tschetter Linc Thelen...

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You’ll Be Blown Away When You See This Awesome Multiplication Trick

Math is hard. That’s why America has fallen so far behind in mathematics compared to other nations around the world. It’s full of complicated algorithms and greek symbols, and I want no part of it. But once you see how the Japanese approach multiplication, you’ll be blown away by how simple math suddenly seems. They really have it down. It’s a shame that we weren’t taught like this. That was incredible. It required very little math at all — just a couple of lines. That trumps the way I learned how to do it! I wish I went to...

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Man Gets 5 Day Erection After Taking 35 Viagra to Be Funny

This guy really likes to have a good time, even though this time it almost cost him his pickle stick! After taking 1 Viagra if your chubby lasts too long you are suppose to call a doctor immediately. He took 35 just to be funny and ended up with a five-day erection. Daniel Medforth downed the pills ‘for a laugh’ when he was at a friend’s house on bank holiday Monday. But the 36-year-old plasterer became sick, dizzy, and even started hallucinating. ‘Everything I saw was green, And I had a massive erection that would not go away.‘ ‘It wasn’t a permanent erection...

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16 Breathtaking Underwater Animal Photos by Jorge Hauser

Behance. Hauser is also the executive producer at Calypso Media, co-director at the non-profit Pelagic Life, a producer of the nature documentary México Pelágico, and was a Discovery Channel ambassador for the network’s campaign “Celebrando México” (Celebrating Mexico). His collection of underwater photos are arrestingly sharp and we get to truly appreciate these amazing creatures in stunning detail and clarity. Be sure to check out the entire gallery on Behance and you can find more from Hauser at the links below. [via Behance]JORGECERVERAHAUSER 1. Photographby JORGECERVERAHAUSER 2. Photographby JORGECERVERAHAUSER 3. Photographby JORGECERVERAHAUSER 4. Photographby JORGECERVERAHAUSER 5. Photographby JORGECERVERAHAUSER 6. Photographby JORGECERVERAHAUSER 7. Photographby JORGECERVERAHAUSER 8. Photographby JORGECERVERAHAUSER 9....

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