Tuesday, 25 October 2011

Some of the rarest creatures in the world found living in a… pond

An amateur fisherman from Louisiana made the discovery of his life when he noticed a pair of white alligators living in a plain swamp.
Weighing only 7 kilograms, the two alligators are not albino, but suffer from a genetic mutation called “leucism” in scientific language. In common language, means that the reptiles in question are affected by a reduction in the amount of all pigments in the skin.

Lena rocks forest – one of the most inaccessible wonders on Earth

One of the most beautiful natural wonders of the world, the Russian rocks Forest of Lena, is also one of the most inaccessible tourist attractions on the planet.
Known as the stone columns of Lena, the incredible rock formations are not only charming in appearance, but keep important information within relating the beginning of the world.

Hotel in Newyork made of cards

Holiday Inn Key Card Hotel in New York was built by the eccentric artist Bryan Berg, from 200,000 access cards, which were collected from different hotels who were going to throw them away.
To mark the relaunch of the Holiday Inn hotel chain, the company that owns 1,200 buildings opened the first hotel made entirely from plastic cards, in Manhattan, New York. It consists of a guest room, a bathroom and a corridor, with all the furniture made from cards.

Brandy bottle from 1788 sold for 25,000 Euros

A bottle of “Clos du griffier” brandy, dating from 1788, which comes from the wine cellar of Parisian restaurant Tour d’Argent, was sold for 25,000 euros at an auction.
The amount will reach the Association “Petits Princes”, which helps seriously ill children to fulfill dreams, announced Pias, who organized the auction for two days at the Salons Hoche, in Paris.

Sunday, 23 October 2011

Get ready for Space Tour in 2010

Despite criticism about investment financing and completion deadline, the company Galactic Suite is determined to host the first guests of their space hotel in just three years.
A three nights stay at the Galactic hotel will cost 3 million euros, the price including an 8 weeks training on a tropical island.
During their stay in the orbital hotel, visitors can see the sunrise for 15 times and will make a full circle of the Earth every 80 minutes.

Ever heard of The living bridges!

Although it sounds like a metaphor, it’s not. The bridges with roots in Cherrapunji, India, are indeed alive. Unlike most bridges from around the world, the ones here are grown and not built.
Known as the most humid place on Earth, Cherrapunhi is the home of some of the most amazing plants. One of them is the elastic Ficus, a variety of rubber tree, which is developing a set of secondary roots at the soil surface. War-Khasis, a local tribe, has seen this plant potential.

A giant snake caught in forest in China

The picture of the largest snake ever captured, quickly made it around the world after a group of Chinese workers have posted the picture with the huge creatures on the internet. The same photo appeared initially on the first page of the People’s Daily newspaper, the official newspaper of the Communist Party of China.
Witnesses say the gigantic boa is only one of the two found in a forest during works on a new road that had to cross the Guping town surroundings, in Jiangxi Province.

House on a rock - Rhode Island

Clingstone, a 103 years old mansion in Rhode Island, arranged in retro style, is one of the most unusual homes around the world. It sits above the water, over a cliff that serves as foundation.
Henry Wood, the owner, manages the home with dedication and skill, enjoying family and friends help. The Rhode Island port is hosting the family’s boats and floating dock, sheltering them during winter, in exchange of using the house for one week during the summer.

Sunday, 31 July 2011

Special paint blocks Wi-fi signal

If you don’t like the fact that your neighbors are abusing your wireless connection now you have the solution : a special paint that will not let your wireless signal to pass thru it. So all you need to do now is to paint the walls of your house with this paint for total protection. The secret lays in the paint composition (a mixture of aluminum-iron oxide particles). The metal particles resonate at the same frequency as Wi-Fi signal, so signals can’t pass through the thin layer of pigment. The ones outside your house would simply be unable to access your network, just as you, in the inside won’t be able to interlope on anything beamed on the outside.

Japan slaughter thousand of Dolphins each year

Approximately 2,000 dolphins are killed each year by Japanese fishermen in the small town of Taiji, according to a documentary made by the famous Flipper trainer.
The dolphins massacre in the fishing town of just 3,500 inhabitants located on the southeast coast of Japan was for decades a well kept secret by the Japanese authorities.

The most polluted city in the world

Blacksmith Institute, an organization based in New York that supports environmental projects against pollution, recently conducted a study of the most polluted cities in the world.
Research reveals that Linfen, located in the Chinese province of Shanxi, is the most polluted city in the world.
According to the authors, the conclusion is due to accumulation of large amounts of coal dust in the atmosphere and the presence of other harmful particles from industrial emissions and from the use of motor vehicles.

Saturday, 30 July 2011

Naked lunch

A bar in Melbourne hosted recently an unusual event. Specifically, all those who passed thru the coffee-shop’s door had to give up clothes. All the clothes.
The event called “naked lunch” was held for a full day in Bebida Cafe from Fitzroy, Australia as part of the Melbourne Fringe Festival 2009.
Designed as a tribute to life as an art, “naked lunch” does not alter the activity of coffee-shop itself, only the appearance of the participants, which had to be naked while in the local.

Friday, 29 July 2011

Nude PETA protest

More women, members of PETA (the organization that fights for animal rights), protested today in London, against killing snakes.
The protesters, almost naked, painted their skin as snake skin to attract attention about exotic animals killings. They were banners that said “Do not kill us for our skin”.

Barkley pit: most toxic lake in the world

It’s not a natural, but rather a residual lake, appeared in an old copper mine in Butte, Montana, USA. Formed at a depth of 270 meters, the water has an acidity that has not yet been matched on Earth. Heavy metals, extremely hazardous chemicals (arsenic, zinc, cadmium, zinc), not to mention the sulfuric acid, all forming a lethal “soup” for any life form. What is even more serious is that the level of acidity is increasing steadily since 1982.

Woman in coma gave birth to a healthy child

This incredible event happened in a hospital in Bavaria, Germany. A 40 year old woman went into a coma when she was in the 13th week of pregnancy, due to a heart attack.
The patient was able to deliver a perfectly healthy child. Currently the child is almost a year and a half, and the secret has been kept deliberately for such a long time. The University Clinic of Erlangen said that this was the first time a woman in persistent vegetative state gave birth to a healthy child, according to Reuters.

Oz – a second Las Vegas will be built in Kazakhstan

To attract tourists worldwide, the U.S. real estate promoter Mark Advent would like that in a ten-year project to build a replica of Las Vegas in southeast Kazakhstan.
The total cost of this second Las Vegas is estimated between 25 and 30 billion dollars.
“We want to attract tourists from around the world, from China, Russia, India, UAE, Turkey and Europe,” explained Advent, President Director General of Oz Group Companies.

Anti-Rape lip gloss

To end the many cases of rape in the world, researchers came to the women’s aid inventing the anti-rape lip gloss.
Most women become victims of rapists after drinking in bars and clubs after drugs have been squeezed into their drinks. The purpose of this lip gloss is that once applied to identify drugs like GHB and ketamine.
In the event that the drink contains narcotics, the gloss will stain blue. This “miracle” detector was called “2 Love My Lips”, and the price is 10 pounds.

"See through" Scanners

The scanner who sees through clothes is tested at Manchester airport. The controversial device intended to improve security controls at airports came into testing in Manchester, United Kingdom – after it was tested on Heathrow airport – and brought further controversial discussions. Authorities say the use of the scanner will increase the inspection speed, and efficiency.
The scan can reveal instantly the presence of hidden weapons or explosives, and it eliminates the need for body searches

The biggest pig in the world

A pig greater even than the famous Hogzilla was recently discovered by specialists, not in the wild but in a museum. The fact itself was authenticated by the Guinness Book of Records.
The biggest pig ever lived has reached the incredible weight of 900 kg, before dieing by inability to breathe. The giant pig has resulted from an experiment at a popular farm in the Chinese province of Liaoning.

Tuesday, 26 July 2011

Rabbits are producing thermal energy in Sweden

A technology that uses “bio fuel” arouses conflicting reactions among the inhabitants of Swedish town, Stockholm because it uses as fuel, rabbits !
A heating system in central Sweden is fueled with the bodies of thousands of rabbits, and the heat resulted from their incineration is used for heating a nearby town.
The rabbits come from Stockholm, the capital of Sweden, where there’s an annual practice of “thinning” the rabbits through an organized hunt.

Miracle: Quran verses appears on child legs

Born in Krasno-Okyabrskoye city, Republic of Dagestan, located in the Russian Federation, on the child’s body appeared suddenly at the age of nine months verses of the Koran, the holy book of Islam.
Madina Yakubova, the mother, said the boy was born with a bruise on the chin, but when the bruise heal, in her place appeared the word “Allah” written in Arabic characters. The parents were scared and did not tell anyone what happened until on the child’s body appeared another inscription which said: “show these signs to humanity”.

Suffering from a terrible disease, a girl transforms herself into Cat-Girl

A 6 year old girl from China is going through terrible times, and doctors can’t do anything to help her. On the child’s body started growing thick gray hair, in an uncontrollable way.
Until a few months ago, the little Li Xiaoyuan had only a tiny birthmark on her back. But the mole began to grow hair, which has spread rapidly across the back, arms and face.
“Doctors told us that this is a simple birthmark, even when the hair started to expand, and now it covers half of the body. No child wants to play with her – they called her “cat-girl” and are very mean with her”, says the girl’s devastated father.

Solarium tanning causes blindness

British authorities and health professionals have started a press campaign in attracting attention to the danger that lurks on artificial tanning salons. The campaign appeared following the case of a young woman who lost her sight as a result of prolonged tanning sessions at the solarium.
Sam Laining, a 23 year old woman from Sunderland, developed benign tumors in both eyes following prolonged sun sessions, doctors saying that even surgery can not save her eyes.

The biggest spider in the world

It was identified in Africa and thanks to his size, immediately recognized as “king of spiders.
It has a ten centimeters diameter, feeds on birds and lizards, and it’s not harmful to humans. The giant spider was discovered in South Africa by biologist Matjaz Kuntner, from the Academy of Sciences and Arts in Slovenia, along with Jonathan Coddington, from the National Museum of Natural History in Washington DC.
The new species was named Nephila Komaci and belongs to the family of spiders Nephilidae, “famous” for the elaborate yellowish webs they weave, but also for the impressive size of the females.

Lenin died from syphilis, not from a heart attack!

The death of the known Russian revolutionary, Vladimir Ilici Lenin, was apparently caused by syphilis, a sexually transmitted disease.
Vladimir Lenin died in 1924, after a prolonged suffering. Historians believed that the Russian leader suffered a series of three strokes which eventually, would have caused him death.
Recently, British author Helen Rappaport discovered a series of documents from Columbia University in New York that she thinks to be the evidence indicating that Lenin’s death occurred as a result of neurosifilis, a form of syphilis affecting the brain.

A condom with teeth … weapon against rapists!

A medieval device built on hatred of men? Or a cheap, easy-to-use invention that could free millions of South African women from fear of rape, in a country with the world's worst sexual assault record?
Dubbed the "rape trap", trademarked "Rapex", the condom-like device bristling with internal hooks designed to snare rapists has re-ignited controversy over South Africa's alarming rape rate, even before plans for its production were announced in Western Cape this week.

Saturday, 23 July 2011

Eccentric Sheikh’s Name Can Be Seen from Space

We’ve all scribbled our name in the sand, at the beach, when we were little, but whereas our writing were washed way by the first wave, sheikh Hamad Bin Hamdan Al Nahyan’s name will last a while longer.
The 63-year-old Saudi Sheikh decided he wanted his name carved into the dessert of Al Futaysi Island, so he had a team of experts working for weeks to fulfill his wish. The name “HAMAD” is 1,000 meters high, 3,000 meters long and can actually be seen from outer space. I guess this way the aliens will know what to call us…

Matchmaking Event Held Only for China’s Rich Bachelors

Chinese bachelors (with enough cash in their bank accounts) who wanted to find a nice hot girlfriend, had a chance to pick from 60 beautiful women parading in swimsuits, during a rich-only matchmaking event, in Wuhan.
Beautiful girls dressed in sexy swimsuits parading on a small stage set up on a beach – that sounds a lot like a beauty pageant or a fashion show, except for the audience made-up almost exclusively of men who couldn’t take their eyes off the beautiful contestants.

The man with the most piercings in the world

We would have expected that the owner of such a record to be a rebel punker, barely out of puberty. Nothing more false. The man who was appointed in 2010 edition of the Guinness Book of Records is a 78 years old man who was general manager of Barclays bank for 30 years.
The eccentric pensioner was approved by the Guinness World Book of Records, after a committee of experts has counted all 241 piercings, of which no less than 150 are on his face and neck. In order to match all the metals which puncture his skin, John Lynch filled his body with tattoos, his favorite being a Marilyn Monroe tattoo, who covers most of his bust.

Friday, 22 July 2011

55 pounds breasts

Chelsea Charms is proud to have the biggest breasts in the world. “Itsy” and “Bitsy”, as she named them weigh now, after long efforts, 12 kilograms each, and their circumference is 170 cm.
However, is not nature that has endowed her with the two giants.
She turned to a breast enlargement operation. Nine years ago, Chelsea, currently an American porn actress, has had a surgery which irritated her breast and, using polypropylene, the body automatically began to pump fluid in her breasts.

Chelsea believes that porn movies, specifically the hundreds of hours of sex, maintained her “boobs”.

Zulu virgins dance naked for king

Every year in mid September, Zulu virgins from across South Africa take part in the traditional “cane dance”.
Hundreds of African virgins are traveling to the royal residence, palace KwaNyokeni of Nongoma, to meet King Goodwill Zwelithini. Here, Zulu girls are taking part in a very colorful and ancient ritual – The Royal Cane Dance or Umkhosi woMhlanga, as it is known in Zulu language.

Tons of Bear and Girls, it is Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest is a 16–18 day festival held annually in Germany, running from late September to the first weekend in October. It is one of the most famous events in Germany and is the world's largest fair, with more than 5 million people attending every year. The Oktoberfest is an important part of Bavarian culture, having been held since 1810. Other cities across the world also hold , modeled after the Munich event.
Oktoberfest is not famous only due to huge german beer pints and the sausages. 

Wednesday, 20 July 2011

She lived 5 days with rain water squeezed from her hair and Rescued

The story of a 52 years old woman from the United States made a stir around the world. With 11 broken ribs after her car fell through the mountains, Cynthia Blair-Hoover has survived in a miraculous way, until he was found by some miners.
Cynthia Blair-Hoover fell with her car into a steep about 110 meters deep in the Rocky Mountains trying to avoid a deer. She had 11 broken ribs, a perforated lung and a few cracked vertebra. She didn’t give up however, at any moment to fight for her life.
In the middle of the wilderness, without any food, beaten by rain and snow, the woman survived.

350 million euros to get rid of the paparazzi's

One of the world’s richest men, Roman Abramovich (42 years) has spent over 350 million euros for the benefit of a cutting-edge technological invention that will save him from the paparazzi.
Since the late Princess Diana was caught in an embrace with Dodi Fayed on a yacht while they were in a holiday on the French Riviera, celebrities have always tried, in vain, ways to escape the paparazzi.

Spain: La Tomatina Festival

La Tomatina or “the tomato fight” is a festival held on the last Wednesday of August each year, in the town of Buñol in the Valencia region of Spain. Tens of thousands of participants come from all over the world to take part in a battle where tons of tomatoes are thrown on the streets.
The festival, which lasts a whole week, includes music, parades, dances and fireworks. The night before the tomatoes fight competitors are racing to prepare the most delicious paella, also a specialty of Valencia region.

Jocelyn Wildenstein –the worlds scariest celebrity

Plastic surgery is a common procedure these days. but some times an easy procedure fails and you repent over the time for your whole life. same happened with our Hollywood actress Jocelyn Wildenstein
The venerable lady is now 65 years and has won the surname “Bride of Wildenstein”, because of her passion for plastic surgery.
When he was wife of the late billionaire Alec Wildenstein, Jocelyn thought that he will lose interest in her and, inspired by cats, her passion, began to have plastic surgery interventions.
Her husband left her, scared. Now, after years, Jocelyn and her new boyfriend, designer Lloyd Klein, have tried a moment of tenderness in front of the paparazzi flashes.

Haast Eagle(Harpagostris moorei) – the man eating eagle

 A mix team of researchers from Australia and New Zealand started scanning and investigate the fossils of Haast’s eagle (Harpagostris Moore), the largest bird of prey that ever lived, which he used frequently to hunt even adult people.
Haast’s eagle disappeared more than 500 years, but the strength and reputation of this mysterious bird’s still fascinated ornithologists and paleontology. Researchers say that the eagle, who lived in the mountains of New Zealand and weigh up to 18 kilograms, was a ferocious predator, not a scavenger, as was claimed in the past.

Friday, 8 July 2011

Hollywood moved to Turkey for Sand festival

The 5th International Antalya Sand Festival, which is one of the largest Sand Festivals in the world, will be held in Lara Beach Park Complex in Antalya between 4 June-14 November 2011. The festival is supported by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Antalya Metropolitan Municipality, Muratpaşa Municipality and Antalya Association of Journalists and 25 professional sand sculptors will be attending the festival from Turkey and various countries. The theme for this year's festival is Hollywood.

Wednesday, 6 July 2011

Do Aliens really exist??

The existence of beings coming from other planets becomes more tangible!
The photo’s were immortalized over time in different places, which reinforces even more the idea that our planet is visited by neighbors from other galaxies. Whatever the reservations, we have to at least recognize that this images stir our imagination and give us new perspectives about our place in the universe.
We remind you that the press in Mexico revealed a similar story, which has given rise to controversial debates . In May 2007, a so-called “alien baby” had been found by some farmers in a mice trap. He was still breathing when they found him, tell the men.

Man shines like a firefly

The skin of a 58 years old man is blue sky. “Pope Strumf” says that the change of the pigment began ten years ago, after some attempts to cure dermatitis with a treatment based on silver. “I shine like a firefly,” said Paul Karason, victim of an advertising. The man used for 14 years liquid silver in order to ease the pain. Instead, it got sick with the symptom Argyros.
This leads to the blue or navy blue pigmentation of the skin. Paul lives in the city of Madera in California. He chose this treatment after seeing, many years ago, an ad in the pages of a magazine.

One year old is Pregnent

Incredible event in China! Doctors have found that the belly of a girl only a year old grows every day. The ultrasound test proved that the little girl named Mengru Kang, bears in her womb her twin brother.
Kang Mengru will be operated soon to lead a normal life.
Her mother had a parasitic twin pregnancy.
The phenomenon is called “fetus in fetus. May occur once every 500,000 pregnancies in the early stages of intrauterine life. Usually, both fetuses die before birth.

Shocking Ritual: Sky Burial

A normal practice in Tibet, revolting to the world, called “sky burial”. In Tibet, the question “what about the bodies?” is actually a real problem because of the unsuitable geographical conditions.
It is almost impossible for anyone to bury their relatives. For Buddhists, it is not imperative that the bodies of the deceased are preserved. The bodies need to “re-enter” nature, especially because they believe in reincarnation.
After a solemn procession, the relatives of the deceased head for a remote location.