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Jeff and his magic spandex pants. Places to see at least once in life. They say there are places in this world that anyone should see them at least once in life. Although we want each of you to go see them live, and we offer in the form of photos below. If I had to redo the path for real, the steps you would wear in Norway in Greece, Iceland, Netherlands, Croatia, China and Bora Bora. Whether it will attract the ocean or dream of green forests and endless, fascinating places of the world is waiting to delight. And who knows how many are still undiscovered? Preachers Rock, Preikestolen, Norway Zakynthos Island, Greece. Teacher creates works of art during lunch break. Gregory Euclide is an artist and teacher living in the Minnesota River Valley.

Teacher creates works of art during lunch break

During his twenty-five minute lunch periods at school, Euclide began creating temporary paintings on whiteboard as a demonstration to his students of the impermanence of nature. He relates this concept to societyʼs impact on the natural world by stating, “When people get to know nature and spend time in it, they start to realize how their actions affect it.” Images from his project "Laid Down & Wiped Away" are created using mainly Japanese Sumi ink, erasers and paper towels. His work has been prominently featured in galleries and on the 2012 Grammy Award winning album covers of the musical group Bon Iver. Juliane Koepcke. Juliane Koepcke On Christmas Eve 1971, in the skies above the desolate, remote jungles of Peru, LANSA Flight 508 got its ass rocked like a hurricane by a ginormous bolt of lightning that blew the entire fuselage apart like a humongoid human-filled flying pipe bomb with wings.

Juliane Koepcke

Juliane Koepcke, a quiet seventeen year-old high school senior on her way to visit her father, fell two miles out of the sky, without a parachute, crunching into the dirt floor of the Amazon Rain Forest with enough velocity to fracture the skull of Bahamut the World Fish. Kansas Memory. Ribbit! Frog All Lit Up by Swallowed Christmas Light. Photo: James Snyder The Daily Dozen feature on National Geographic, edited by photo editor Susan Welchman, is a treasure trove of neat "Your Shots" photos submitted by the magazine's readers (a selection of which will actually appear on the magazine itself - talk about awesome!).

Ribbit! Frog All Lit Up by Swallowed Christmas Light

I particularly like this one, submitted by James Snyder who wrote: This is a Cuban tree frog on a tree in my backyard in southern Florida. How and why he ate this light is a mystery. It should be noted that at the time I was taking this photo, I thought this frog was dead having cooked himself from the inside. Link to the Daily Dozen (this particular shot by James appeared on the April - Week 1 section)

Living With the Worlds Largest Rodent. Meet Caplin Rous, a large, domesticated rodent known as a capybara.

Living With the Worlds Largest Rodent

"He's very needy but I love him to death," says owner Melanie Typaldos, who adopted the pet from a breeder two and a half years ago when he was just 11 days old. Truck Spills - Whale. Futility Closet - StumbleUpon. In 1903, a prisoner named Will West arrived at Leavenworth.

Futility Closet - StumbleUpon

The record clerk took the photographs above and, thinking he remembered West, asked whether he had been there before. West said no. The clerk took some measurements, went to the file, and produced this record, bearing the name William West: Kaleidoscope. Electromagnetic fields cause fluorescent bulbs to glow. Here’s an interesting photo from Matthew Wahl’s Flickr showing the glow from fluorescent tubes as a direct result of the electromagnetic field surrounding overhead power lines.

Electromagnetic fields cause fluorescent bulbs to glow

The fluorescent tubes are not plugged in to any power source. Photo: Peter Dibdin Richard Box, an artist-in-residence at Bristol University’s physics department, was one of the first people to discover the phenomenon. He describes it below: Tela Communications. Catfish story. FML: Your everyday life stories. Smoke Ring Collision. Nature Attacks! Sometimes Mother Nature is a bitch….. These photos are taken from ones we’ve seen floating around the web.

It’s not all Bambi out there folks… These guys obviously escaped from an Alfred Hitchcock movie… I hope the door’s unlocked! I love your coat! Shields Up, Mr Spock! This is why your mother told you not to point…. Got Prey? Hungry Hungry Hippos…. Discount Travel. When 5-year-old May Pierstorff asked to visit her grandmother, her parents had no money to buy a rail ticket.

Discount Travel

So they mailed her. On Feb. 19, 1914, May’s parents presented her at the post office in Grangeville, Idaho, and proposed mailing her parcel post to Lewiston, some 75 miles away. The postmaster found that the “package” was just under the 50-pound weight limit, so he winked at their plan, classed May as a baby chick, and attached 53 cents in stamps to her coat. The Bitterroot Footage. My name is Chad.

The Bitterroot Footage

I'm a student at a university in New York. I just moved to a studio apartment and needed some furniture. 防衛大 棒倒し 激闘!(でも、お尻がぁ出てるぅ、、) 3D Spider in browser. Giant Stinson Beach Bubbles (Canon 550D) - StumbleUpon.