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: Amazed, the prisoner said, “That’s my picture, but I don’t know where you got it, for I know I have never been here before.” Most Extreme Landscapes on Earth. Our globe is home to some truly breathtaking and extraordinary sights.
Be it strangely-shaped rock formations, alien-looking sulfur springs or unique chocolate hills, the world is full of such beautiful phenomena that no words can describe it. Pictures may help... Sharply eroded buttes, pinnacles, and spires are the main features of Badlands National Park, South Dakota, USA. The park is also the largest protected mixed grass prairie in the country. Beside the unique rock formations, this bizarre land of extreme temperatures (-40F to 116F), high winds and dramatic weather changes is also home to the bison, bighorn sheep, endangered black-footed ferrets, and the swift fox. Project Avalon - Klaus Dona: The Hidden History of the Human Race. Click here for the PDF version of this interview (20 pages) Click here for the video presentation March 2010 **Ed note: Some transcripts contain words or phrases that are inaudible or difficult to hear and are, therefore, designated in square brackets.
Pics. The Seven Wonders of the World. Snow.jpg (500×667) Airports-10-500x375-0210-lg.jpg (500×375) Abandoned Places: 10 Creepy, Beautiful Modern Ruins. Abandoned Places: 10 Creepy, Beautiful Modern Ruins Abandoned Places | We humans are explorers by nature.
The quest for discovery, both old and new, is part of what separates us from rest of the animal kingdom. Since the world we live in has been largely mapped and plotted, we urban adventurers turn our sights toward the relics of old and the ruins of the recent past. Would You Live In A Church? Fancy living in a Church?
This old church in Kyloe, North Cumberland, England was purchased by a couple. They invested lots of money to keep the outside and inside as it was. Wow. Now just up a few steps. (They are on the left in the picture) Gets a little steeper here - so put your toes in the holes. A few more steps to go. Finally in sight, the Teahouse! Click here to Watch the Cliff Hanger PPS! Incoming! The World’s 10 Worst Invasive Species. The introduction of non-native species of plants and animals to a new ecosystem almost always results in environmental stress, degradation and sometimes even disaster.
These 10 invasive species are infamous for the destruction they have caused, even when introduced with the best of intentions. Kudzu. Two Major Cities 64 Years After The Bomb Was Dropped, We Know Little About The Progress Made by the People of That Land During the Past 64 Years, and Ours? Amazing Difference! - yourbadneighbor.
Conspiracy of Science - Earth is in fact growing. Wave Rock, Huge 'Wave' Made From Rock in Australia. 10 Most Fascinating Holes on Earth. Great Blue Hole (Belize) Located in Belize's Barrier Reef Reserve System, the "Great Blue Hole" is about 60 miles away from Belize City and is believed to be the world's largest sea-hole.
It's 125 meters deep and 300 meters wide. It was created as a cause of sea level increase about 65,000 years ago. Its almost perfect circular shape made it very popular among tourists who often visit this place, being the most attractive for scuba divers who are exploring its depths. Divers are also attracted with plenty of rare animal species and forms of life which can be found only in this place. Diavik Mine (Canada) The Diavik Diamond Mine is about 300 kilometers (186 miles) north of Yellowknife in Canada. Truck Spills. 1272460625_411.jpg (700×941)
The Mariana Trench Shown To Unsettling Scale. The world's ten creepiest abandoned cities. 8 Abandoned Theme Parks Abroad “Open” for Exploration. Call it exoticism: theme parks outside the US seem just a smidgen creepier than those we grew up visiting.
Safety guidelines are questionable, attractions are a bit lees planned-out, and themes are chosen with a decidedly laissez-faire attitude. Although these factors might be a detriment to theme parks while they’re still in business, they certainly increase foreign parks’ appeal to urban explorers with an eye for the bizarre once they’ve been abandoned. Between South Korea’s affinity for anthropomorphic roller coasters, Japan’s misguided desire the please the Ruskies, and Berlin’s story of a carnival master turned Peruvian drug smuggler, exploring international abandoned parks is a big notch on any urban explorer’s camera strap.
But take note! Breaking into these parks is not for the faint of heart (or slow of step). Located on little Geoje Island in South Korea, Okpo City (population 200,000) enjoys some enviable modern conveniences given its small size. Image: Streetbeat85 /Flickr. Murphy's Law. College Museum of Ancient Inventions: Baghdad Battery. Battery, Baghdad, 250 BCE by Dennielle Downs,'00 and Ava Meyerhoff, '99 The Baghdad Battery is believed to be about 2000 years old (from the Parthian period, roughly 250 BCE to CE 250).
The jar was found in Khujut Rabu just outside Baghdad and is composed of a clay jar with a stopper made of asphalt. Sticking through the asphalt is an iron rod surrounded by a copper cylinder. Driftwood at La Push, Washington. TOP TEN UNSOLVED PROBLEMS IN PHYSICS. Human World. Human World The women of the Tiwi tribe in the South Pacific are married at birth.
When Albert Einstein died, his final words died with him. The nurse at his side didn't understand German. St Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, was not Irish. The lance ceased to be an official battle weapon in the British Army in 1927. St. What would happen if I drilled a tunnel through the center of th". Want to really get away from it all?
The farthest you can travel from home (and still remain on Earth) is about 7,900 miles (12,700 kilometers) straight down, but you'll have to journey the long way round to get there: 12,450 miles (20,036 kilometers) over land and sea. Why not take a shortcut, straight down? Amazing Underwater River : Cenote Angelita in Mexico. Underwater River in Mexico If you are a professional diver you should visit Cenote Angelita Mexico.
These amazing pictures were taken by Anatoly Beloshchin in the cave Cenote Angelita, Mexico. Here’s his description: “We are 30 meters deep, fresh water, then 60 meters deep – salty water and under me I see a river, island and fallen leaves… Actually, Captured: The Ruins of Detroit. Posted Feb 07, 2011 Share This Gallery inShare850 Up and down Detroit’s streets, buildings stand abandoned and in ruin.
French photographers Yves Marchand and Romain Meffre set out to document the decline of an American city. Their book “The Ruins of Detroit“, a document of decaying buildings frozen in time, was published in December 2010. Caught 1-1/2 miles offshore while Fishing!