Just south of the Arctic circle lies a magical island - the land of fire and ice, the ever mesmerizing Icelend. Iceland in winter is a very different place to Iceland in summer. Sub-zero temperatures, bone-chilling winds and harsh conditions are prevalent, but the photographic rewards are accordingly immense. From ice fields as far as the eye can see, through glaciers and blue ice caves to the mind boggling northern lights, winter is THE season for photography in Iceland, for those who dare. ErezMarom.com
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15 Animals You Won’t Believe Aren't Photoshopped At Cracked, we're no strangers to the weird and terrifying creations Mother Nature's animal development team comes up with. We consider it our scientific duty to keep the world informed about the continuing freak show that is the animal (and sometimes plant and fungus) kingdom. Sometimes the results of evolution look like Mother Nature sat down with Salvador Dali and sketched out whatever Hunter S. Thompson was screaming about, things like ... #15. The Snub-Nosed Monkey
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Aproximación al Estudio de los Restos Momificados * Estudiante de la Universidad de Buenos Aires, Facultad de Filosofía y Letras. Ciencias Antropológicas - Orientación Arqueológica. ** Estudiante de la Universidad de Buenos Aires, Facultad de Filosofía y Letras. Ciencias Antropológicas - Orientación Sociocultural. ÁREA TEMÁTICA: BIOARQUEOLOGIA Palabras Clave: Momificación - Estudio - Conservación - Metodología Introducción: Se entiende por MOMIA a todo cadáver bien conservado, en el cual se observan presentes tejidos blandos, músculos, cabellos, piel, etc. La palabra Momia es originaria de Persia y deriva de la palabra MUMMEIA o MUM, que significa asfalto o piche, sustancia empleada para tratar los cuerpos. Con el transcurso del tiempo la palabra Momia paso a designar a los cuerpos tratados con dichas sustancias, perdiendo su significado original.
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The 8 Most Wildly Irresponsible Vintage Toys These days, if a stuffed animal's plastic eye so much as wiggles, that toy is recalled faster than you can say "class action lawsuit." Back in the day, though, child safety consisted of just getting out of the way and letting natural selection do its thing. If a kid was too dumb to play with a toy the right way, well, he'd just have to learn to get along with one less eye. That meant molten glass, molten metal, hazardous chemicals -- all were included in toys back then ... on purpose. #8.
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