19 Amazing Vintage Photos That Show How People Worked Before AutoCAD
Oct28

19 Amazing Vintage Photos That Show How People Worked Before AutoCAD

Technological advances cause some professions to cease to exist, but in the case of drafting technicians, it just made their desks smaller and tidier. AutoCAD was released in 1982 and by 1994 as many as 750 training centers had been using it worldwide. Before, drafting required pencils, erasers, t-squares, and much more time. And the photos below really show it. Looking at them, you can almost hear the rustling paper. Now,...

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25+ Things That Are Surprisingly Bigger Than You Probably Thought
Aug16

25+ Things That Are Surprisingly Bigger Than You Probably Thought

My favorite section of the ‘Guinness World Records’ book was always the biggest things. I marveled at the Blue Whale, the skyscrapers vying for the world’s tallest and trucks with wheels the size of a house. The most important part, the thing that really makes you say ‘wow’ is the scale. You can’t really appreciate the sheer size of something unless something familiar is placed alongside it for...

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What Prison Cells Look Like Around The World
Jul16

What Prison Cells Look Like Around The World

More and more people are behind bars. According to the Institute for Criminal Policy Research, over 10.35 million individuals are being held in penal institutions throughout the world, either as pre-trial detainees/remand prisoners or having been convicted and sentenced. In comparison to the year 2000, the total number of women serving time has increased about 50% while the male prison population has grown by about 18%. But prison...

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35 Times Stubborn Homeowners Refused To Move, And Faced Unexpected Consequences
Jun25

35 Times Stubborn Homeowners Refused To Move, And Faced Unexpected Consequences

We all love an underdog don’t we? Someone who won’t be bullied, who will stand up for themselves and their rights in the face of all powerful corporations and governments, they give us all hope that we little guys do have the power after all. Often referred to as ‘nail houses’ or ‘holdouts’, cases such as these have become high profile media sensations, particularly in China where the brave...

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Teens Destroy 320,000,000 Years Of History In A Few Seconds, And The Way It Looks Now Infuriates Everyone
Jun15

Teens Destroy 320,000,000 Years Of History In A Few Seconds, And The Way It Looks Now Infuriates Everyone

Wind, rain, and ice have been sculpting the Brimham Rocks for the last 320 million years. It has even become a National Trust landmark and an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, drawing visitors to admire the outdoors of North Yorkshire, England. Earlier this month, however, some vandals have damaged it in a few mindless seconds. “At around 8.45pm on Friday, 1 June a group of five young people were seen pushing a rock at the top of...

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20+ Photos That Prove Japan Is Not Like Any Other Country
May31

20+ Photos That Prove Japan Is Not Like Any Other Country

You might know Japan as home to anime, sumo wrestlers and Cherry blossoms but What about all of their extremely innovative toilets? Have you ever Dreamed about Your train always arriving on time? Drainage canals that look like Koi ponds? Or Vending machines filled with fresh eggs? A&D has complied some Of the Weirdest inventions (seriously, you won’t believe how many toilets), cultural practices And random facts about...

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25+ Reasons Why You Should Always Wear A Helmet
Sep25

25+ Reasons Why You Should Always Wear A Helmet

It probably goes without saying that helmets are a good idea, but screw it, we’re going to say it anyway: HELMETS ARE A GOOD IDEA! Don’t take our word for it though. Check out these pictures, compiled by A&D, for a sobering list of reasons why you should always wear helmet. It doesn’t matter how awesome a rider you think you are. It doesn’t matter if helmets make your head sweat. It doesn’t matter if...

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50+ One In A Million Coincidences That Are Hard To Believe Have Actually Happened
Sep20

50+ One In A Million Coincidences That Are Hard To Believe Have Actually Happened

Some people believe in fate, that everything in life happens for a reason, is predetermined and therefore out of your power. Others believe in an existence that is more of a series of random events and occurrences that, no matter how bizarre they may seem, are purely chance coincidences. Wherever your beliefs lie on the fate-coincidence scale, these odds-defying scenarios will blow your mind. A&D has compiled a list of a few...

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30+ Hilarious Reasons Why The English Language Is The Worst
Sep17

30+ Hilarious Reasons Why The English Language Is The Worst

English is a mystery to all of us, whether you’ve been speaking it since day one, or you’ve just started to learn it. From its bizarre spelling rules to its free-for-all grammar, it’s a daily struggle just trying to form sentences that make sense. No wonder people are turning to emoji to express their thoughts. Unless you live in the Tibetan mountains or belong to an Amazonian tribe, you’ve definitely come...

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50+ People Who Absolutely Don’t Give A Damn
Sep05

50+ People Who Absolutely Don’t Give A Damn

There comes a time in life when you simply can’t be bothered to care about anything anymore. For many people, this comes with old age. For others, we stopped caring the moment we entered this world. You might think we’re inciting anarchy here, but the point we’re trying to make is actually a lot simpler. Every day, we face countless expectations and social codes that are meant to dictate our behavior and inhibit our...

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