Tag: Europe

  • Powerful Winds Destroy Wind Turbine

    Wind turbine generators often have a safety breaker to protect the blades when winds become too strong. But this windmill in Djursland, Denmark malfunctioned, causing the powerful winds to spin the blades so fast the entire tower was destroyed.  The video was actually posted by Sneaker65 way back in 2008, but has only gone viral now with over 600,000 […]

  • A Dedicated Team In Austria Has Brought A Previously-Extinct Bird Back To Life.

    After 400 years of extinction, Northern Bald Ibises are flying high again. A dedicated group of individuals at Waldrapp Team successfully helped foster a small population of the birds back into the skies. Over the last ten years, Johannes Fritz and his team in Austria have been caring for groups of ibise hatchlings as their human “parents.” The […]

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  • First Gentleman Of Finland Caught Peeking At Princess Mary Of Denmark

    Even though nearly all European monarchies ended their rule years ago, most countries kept the ruling families as their unofficial political mascots. At a recent state dinner of political leaders, the First Gentleman of Finland was caught taking a peek at Princess Mary of Denmark. That’s just awkward for everyone. The video is featured on […]

  • Ylvis Covers Musical Classics With Air Horn

    Ylvis of TV Norge is back with a hilarious parody of those late night television infomercials touting overpriced musical classics on CD.  They cover all the famous songs and tunes, such as You Raise Me Up and the Star Wars theme music, with a perfect mix of the one and only air horn. Ahh, music to the Internet’s ears.    Read more: […]

  • Five Of The Best European Music Festivals You Should Head To This Summer

    Missed out on Glastonbury? Hate mud and seeking some sunshine? Then why not escape the warm beer and inevitable rain of the UK festival scene and try out something exciting in Europe? If you thought choosing what festival to visit at home was tough, just wait till you open up your search to the whole […]

  • The Creepiest Places You Can Visit in Europe (But Should Probably Avoid).

    If you’re looking for something spooky to do in Europe this Halloween, there are many eerie sights to see…if you dare. While there are no grand tours for the scariest sights across the continent, you can easily plan a trip for yourself. These are some of the best places to visit if you’re looking to shake in […]

  • When You Take Your Demon For A Walk, Of Course People Are Going To Be Terrified

    Derren Brown is one of the world’s greatest illusionists. Throughout his career, Brown has created and produced several successful television shows. He’s now taking on a completely new challenge by designing a ghost train ride at Thorpe Park in Surrey, England. Although Brown is still hard at work on the ride, he decided to test […]