30 Worst Things Seen During Structural Inspections (New Pics)

Bored Panda interviewed Derek Marier from California-based Alpha Structural, Inc. about the strange things that he and his co-workers find during their inspections. In fact, there are so many peculiar finds that Marier makes a weekly thread on Imgur about them and always gets the internet’s attention. In fact, the company already has nearly 11,000 followers on Instagram because of the interesting things that its employees see while on the job. We’ve collected some of the best examples to help showcase that the supernatural might be among us. “Coming across things such as the dolls or a skull shake you up at first. You’re expecting to locate a structural defect but come end up finding something you can almost label …

Mom Illustrates What Raising Kids Is Like In 30 Honest Comics

The Australian artist’s drawings demonstrate that what society sees in public is just the tip of the iceberg. For example, we might spot a mom scrolling her phone while pushing a pram and we’re quick to judge her. But we don’t see all the hundreds of small things she did for her children that day. Much like with professional athletes and skilled musicians, we see the end results, not the hundreds of hours of effort, pain, sweat, and tears that happened offstage. In an in-depth interview with Bored Panda, Paula revealed how she became an artist, what the challenges of motherhood are, and what her future plans are. Scroll down for the full interview. Especially if you’re artistically inclined because …

Man Uses 11 Shipping Containers To Build His 2,500 Square Foot Dream House, And The Inside Looks Amazing

When it comes to building their dream home, people have a lot of different ideas. Some choose comfortable and small bungalows, others opt for luxurious mansions. However, there a handful of those to decide to ditch the traditional architecture and build something completely different, for instance, a container house. That’s exactly what designer Will Breaux did and now he’s a proud owner of a house built solely out of shipping containers. Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Will Breaux Will Breaux “I began looking at projects that were being built that I liked. Ultimately, a designer with a home builder family was hired to design a 3 story townhouse to be built on the …

Belgian Guy Documents Ugly Houses He Sees And Theyre So Bad, Its Hilarious (45 New Pics)

So you can bet your bottom dollar that I turned my full attention to Hannes Coudenys when I heard that he posts pictures of ‘ugly’ Belgian houses on the internet. Now, Coudenys and I disagree about Belgian architecture: what he calls ‘ugly,’ I find to be ‘quaint.’ However, nobody can deny that he finds very intriguing examples of Belgian architecture. #4 My House When You Came In The Backdoor #5 If Snake And Tetris Made A Baby #6 When Your House Tried To Be Beautiful Coudenys’ hobby has grown into a phenomenon: he has more than 104,000 followers on Facebook and 76,800 fans on Instagram. In a previous interview, Coudenys told Bored Panda that some Belgians have a peculiar understanding …

Couple Spends A Year And $65k To Build Their Dream Yurt And It Looks Amazing

Home is where love resides, where memories are created, and family feels welcome, or however the saying goes. Be it all those cheesy things or not, every person needs a home. Some inherit it, others buy it, and then there are those who build it with their own hands. Zach Both and Nicole Lopez are the kind of people who shaped their own den with the help of friends and family. They didn’t just build any house, as one would assume. The couple decided to go for a yurt. And while the word might bring images of simplicity and minimalism to mind, this yurt’s interior design tells a completely different story. Both created a site titled “Do It Yurtself” where …

15 Most Inhumane Ways That Cities Try To Fight Homeless People From Sleeping In Public Places

Not only are homeless folks discriminated against directly and culturally, but also structurally too. These exclusionary designs, denying people even the right to find a place to rest, are a stark illustration of our society’s collective disregard for basic humanity. Surely we can do better than this? #13 When You Wanna Look Inclusive But Hate Homeless People #14 More Anti Homeless Spikes….so Much For Community Spirit #15 There Are A Few Different Varieties But They All Serve The Same Purpose

Here Are 21 Pics Of Beyond Perfect Concrete Work To Satisfy Any Perfectionist

It could be a bit odd to admit sometimes but most of us find various things really satisfying. And luckily, the Internet is this happy place where you can find anything and everything, regardless of what your idea of perfection is. Whether it’s neatly planted trees casting shadows in a picturesque manner, 10 same-looking cute little doggos, a row of cups placed on the kitchen counter with amazing precision – you name it and the Internet will provide. But this time, it was a man working for a concrete company who decided to please the eyes of all the perfectionists of the online world. Scroll down to check out their work! #1 Concrete is the material to thank for most …

People Are Sharing The Worst Hotels Theyve Been At (45 Pics)

Hotels can be fantastic places that inspire you and help you forget about all your problems. That’s what happens when hoteliers and the staff all work in sync to provide the best possible service to their guests. However, this isn’t a guarantee. There are plenty of horrid hotels out there that make Stephen King’s hotel in ‘The Shining’ seem like a picnic near the Seine in comparison. Some hotels are so bad that they’ll have you screaming, running away and thanking the heavens that you’re safe in your own bed. Bored Panda brings you this list of the creepiest, most horrible, most disgusting hotels ever that are a shining example of what not to do. Upvote the worst hotel pictures, …

40 Times People Had No Idea What They Were Looking At, But The Internet Knew What It Was Right Away (New Pics)

The internet is a veritable treasure trove of knowledge. And there are hundreds, and thousands of detectives online, all willing to give you a helping hand. Reddit #1 I Found This Ring In My Backyard While Doing Gardening. After Cleaning It, It Doesn’t Look Like A Normal Ring. Any Ideas ? Answer: It’s a Georgian/early Victorian mourning ring. The initials belong to the lost loved one. They were typically made from gold (18k+) and enameled in black. Yours looks like it was made around 1820s-40s. #3 What Is This Big Hole That Is Usually Found On Milk Cartons? Answer: It’s a pressure relief hole. If you dropped it, instead of exploding, the hole would pop out. #4 This Weird Wrapped Car. …

50 Times Hotels Surprised Everyone With Their Creativity (New Pics)

Customers should be treated like kings and queens. They should be pampered, treated to large doses of good humor, and given creative quality of life upgrades that make all the difference. This is the philosophy some hotels have. And it’s obvious how much they love their guests. Some hotels go the extra mile to make their customers’ stay that much more pleasant. From bed forts and ‘spouse disposal units’ to hilarious menus and tiny takeaway bags for tiny soap, these are the things that make you want to visit again and again. Bored Panda created this awesome list of clever ideas and unique touches that hotels have introduced. These will bring a smile to your face, give you a hearty …

People Are Sharing The Worst Kitchen Designs Theyve Encountered, And Theyre Hilarious (30 Pics)

Food. Family. Fun. These three words perfectly describe the kitchen, which is where everybody loves to congregate. And though we might say that all people are created equal, the same can’t really be said about all kitchens. There are some truly atrocious kitchen designs out there. Designs that will have you giggling with glee at how stupid they are. Designs that will have you cringing at how somebody could have overlooked such obvious, in-your-face flaws. Designs that would have Gordon Ramsay screaming “Shut it down!” and Dr. Frankenstein yelling “It’s alive!” We know you’ve had a long week at work and at school, so we here at Bored Panda have created the following list of the very best and ‘tastiest’ …

Children From The US And Mexico Play Together On These Seesaws Built On The Border Wall In Defiance Of Trump

Like something out of a fairytale, a set of shocking pink seesaws sprang up right in the middle of the United States border wall with Mexico. Quite unsurprisingly, the seesaws became an instant hit. Children (and adults!) flocked to have fun on them, not minding the metal border wall that separated them. Image credits: The seesaws were installed right across the US-Mexico border between El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juárez in Mexico. The geniuses behind this brilliant and playful idea were two professors. They are Ronald Rael, a professor of architecture at the University of California, Berkeley, and Virginia San Fratello — an associate professor of design at San José State University posted videos and photos of the seesaws in …

45 Funny And Strange Things Spotted On the Subway (New Pics)

Ah, the subway! The magical place where the laws of normality stop working. The moment you go underground to catch a train, you’d best be prepared to see hilarious, weird and, frankly, mind-blowing things. To keep you laughing all day long and to remind you that life is full of little surprises, Bored Panda compiled this list of funny, bizarre and peculiar things spotted on the subway. Vote for your favorite strange(r) things (pun most definitely intended), and let us know in the comments below what you think the stories behind the pictures are. Also, be sure to check out Bored Panda’s other lists about the subway, including weird people, the most beautiful metro stations, vintage photos of New York’s …

30 Hilariously Unsuccessful Travel Photos

We celebrate amazing travel photography and rightly so, but what about the times when it all goes wrong? Those hilarious occasions when people have traveled across the world and completely failed to share its beauty in a photograph, times when they would’ve found more culture in their local supermarket than that blurry pic of the pyramids. This list of disappointing travel photos is funny for its self-awareness; these people understand the irony of traveling thousands of miles to see something that just happens to be cloaked in fog or undergoing repairs. #2 Traveled Thousands Of Miles To See The Big Ben #3 Not Mount Rushmore, But I Woke Up At 3am And Hiked Up Machu Picchu To Be There At …

Artist Creates Mind-Bending Photographs By Blending Drawings With Reality (30 New Pics)

#2 Cataudella has trained his eyes this way totally on his own. “I have never studied illustration or any other art discipline. I learned everything I know by myself with a lot of practice, patience, and passion driving my endeavors.” “My current pieces begin with an object, typically a building. After I find something that intrigues me, I try to think about a link between the object’s shapes and something that I’m already familiar with. This step might take up to a few hours. After that, I start creating the image, combining all of the pieces.” #25 #26 #27 #28 #29 #30

30 Times People Traveled To Japan And Realized Theyre Too Tall For It

On the other side is Japan; 126 million people squeezed on to four main islands, with a total area 26 times smaller than the USA. The Japanese have learned to be economical with space – whether it be technology, houses or dioramas – which can be an issue when tall people visit the country. Heads are bumped on low doors, showers are too short, and train seats… well, it’s cozy put it that way. #2 Tall In Japan #3 6’3” Lived In A Traditional Japanese House In Japan For Two Months. There Were Lots Of Exposed Wooden Beams Things don’t fit: Many things won’t fit you. At my size, it is not that hard to find fitting clothes or shoes. …