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Archive for August, 2010

woman breastfeeds calf

Woman Breastfeeding Video has become a thorny issue in the West, with some women declaring the act ‘creepy’ while others fervently believe ‘breast is best’. But for Couthi Bai, a villager from Kilchu, India, the decision to breastfeed an orphaned calf after its mother died was a natural one. She tells her story.Since the death [...]

Minas Tirith Made from Matchsticks

If you are a fan of the Lord of the Rings then the name Minas Tirith will be well known to you. If not, we won’t ask where you have been for the last ten years but we would scratch our heads and look at you oddly. These shots taken recently at the Iowa State [...]

Qatayef

Qatayef (قطايف) is an Arab dessert commonly reserved for the Muslim holiday of Ramadan, a sort of sweet crepe filled with cheese or nuts. Palestinians make biggest “Qatayef” dessert to set world recordPalestinian sweets-makers prepare the biggest piece of eastern dessert “Qatayef” during an event organized by the tourism ministry to make a new world [...]

Kori no Suizokukan – The Frozen Aquarium

The “Kori no Suizokukan” (Ice Aquarium) in Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, displays around 450 specimens of fish from over 80 different species, flash frozen in a life-like state after being unloaded from fishing vessels at a nearby port.The Aquarium (more like a museum or a supermarket’s frozen seafoodsection, actually) contains about 50 clear ice columns from [...]

Red River phenomenon in the Rockies

A lucky photographer captured the image of a lifetime – shooting the incredibly rare moment a waterfall turned tomato soup red.Rochelle Coffey was stunned when she saw the normally crystal-clear water turn deep red over the course of two hours.The mother-of-two had been visiting the impressive Cameron Falls, in Alberta, Canada, with her husband and [...]

22-meter long Riverside Scene At Qingming

Farmers display their brede creation of ancient Chinese great artwork “Riverside Scene At Qingming Festival” in Luxi County, east China’s Jiangxi. Seven farmers spent a year to complete this brede work which is 22 meters in length and 0.8 meter in breadth.Source :- cam111

Anglerfish – Four Legged Fish

Anglerfish – ‘Four-legged’ fish goes for a walk along ocean floor in stunning photos taken on deep sea dive Perhaps he had just got tired of swimming.For this odd-looking fish looks like he’s just decided to head out for an evening stroll along the ocean floor.But while it looks like he has sprouted legs, this [...]

Elisany Silva – Tallest Teen Girl in the World

Elisany Silva (Elizane Cruz Silva, Silva da Cruz Elizane) is a Brazilian girl who was born September 27, 1995 and has a height of 206 cm (6′9”) tall. She now ranks among the world’s highest youth.May be the Tallest teenage girl in the world. A 14 year old Brazilian teen is looked up to by [...]

Esref Armagan Paintings of a Blind Artist Painter

Eşref Armağan (born 1953) is a blind painter of Turkish origin. He was born both unsighted and to an impoverished family. As a child and young adult he never received any formal schooling or training; however, he has taught himself to write and print. He draws and paints by using his hands and primarily oil [...]

Azurite

Azurite is a soft, deep blue copper mineral produced by weathering of copper ore deposits. It is also known as Chessylite after the type locality at Northern Territory, Australia.. The mineral has been known since ancient times, and was mentioned in Pliny the Elder’s Natural History under the Greek name kuanos and the Latin name [...]