This abandoned Russian fortress would probably be one of the creepiest places you want to visit (provided you have the chance to).
Its strange and creepy looks were caused by tests conducted by the Russian army to study the effects of the napalm exploded within the brick installation. The explosion of the napalm produce extremely high temperature causing the bricks to actually melt like ice, forming icicles. Now that's creepy!......
Monday, April 9, 2012
by STEPHEN WILSON
For American readers, that translates as: "The truck driver delivering uniforms to the soccer field was so tired he pulled into the rest area near the gas station for a nap."
As George Bernard Shaw once observed, England and America are two countries divided by a common language. That trans-Atlantic linguistic divide will be magnified by Olympic proportions this summer when an estimated 250,000 Americans come to town for the London Games.
Sunday, April 8, 2012
Great White? Hammerhead? Whale shark? What’s my favorite shark? Why don’t you ask me what is my favorite kind of chocolate cake? All of them.
5. “Other” Cheese
This article has been around for quite some time. However its still fun to read/see and as reminder to us too. Let's take a look at these 12 pictures...
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Many predators prefer to kill their own prey and most will soon lose interest on an apparently dead animal, leaving the opossum alone. The most amazing thing about the opossum’s defensive method, is that it is not a conscious act; it is rather a physiological response to a highly stressful situation, and the animal does fall into a comatose state that can last for hours; usually, the opossum regains consciousness only after the enemy has left. Exactly how it’s body knows this, is still a mystery.
Georgetown, Penang is a photographers haven. There’s just so much to see in this UNESCO World Heritage city. Here are just some of them:
5. Puffer Fish
Fun Fact: Puffer fish have the smallest genomes in the vertebrate world.
By Joy Jernigan, senior travel editor
|A Texas woman claims a rough airline flight has left her emotionally traumatized, on medication and in therapy. KCBD's Alex Butler reports.|
Colleen O'Neal of Lubbock, Texas, was flying from College Station to Houston on Oct. 29, 2009, when the flight hit extreme turbulence just minutes after takeoff, according to the lawsuit filed Tuesday in Harris County district court. Weather reports at the time of departure showed a threat of "tornados, wind shear, and dangerously strong winds with rotating and intense thunderstorms."
The so-called Roman salute, used in the 20th century as a symbol of Fascism, has no Roman record in discourse or art. In Germany, that salute is now prohibited, punishable by up to three years in prison.
By Wendy Carpenter
For example, "The lorry driver taking kit to the football pitch was so knackered he pulled into the lay-by near the petrol station for a quick kip," means this in the United States, according to the Associated Press:
The truck driver delivering uniforms to the soccer field was so tired he pulled into the rest area near the gas station for a nap.