Photos That Will Make Your Stomach Drop Posted by admin on May 1, 2013 in Nature | 39 comments If you love to do something that is uncommon, and what people do just few times in whole year, than you must try to do something like this on photos below. Maybe you will feel strange while you looking at this photos, you will see, who knows. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. The Sneeze - Half zine. Half blog. Half not good with fractions. Join me in saying F-YOU to my tastebuds. Steve, Don't Eat It! Vol. 1 Potted Meat Food Product There aren't too many products that feel the need to reassure you that they are, in fact, "food." The list of ingredients is long and horrifying, coming right out of the gate with "MECHANICALLY SEPARATED CHICKEN." Other ingredients include BEEF TRIPE, BEEF HEARTS, AND "PARTIALLY DE-FATTED COOKED PORK FATTY TISSUE" How does one de-fat fat? Okay, I'm going to go try it now. I'm back. Okay, here we go-- Pulling back the lid (not recommended) lets loose an odor that punches you in the nose like a stinky fist. Inside is a smooth, oddly pink meat paste. The can shows a serving suggestion of the Potted Meat being served on squares of toast. All I can tell you is, I survived the first installment of "Steve, Don't Eat It." Not surprisingly, I've come up with a little slogan the peeps who handle Potted Meat Marketing can use (no charge, as always): POTTED MEAT FOOD PRODUCT: Made By, For, And With Assholes.
Rants About China - Even dirtier - Chinese toilet habits Even Dirtier - Chinese Toilet Habits Apart from the germs spread by spitting and blowing your nose everywhere, there are other things you have to contend with in China. Perhaps the vilest of these are the toilet habits of the Chinese, so vile so that they deserve a chapter to themselves. Some may argue that these are cultural differences. But I beg to differ. There are cultural differences that can and should be tolerated, and there are just plain nasty habits that hark back to an era of primitiveness when we still walked on all fours. If you are lucky, you will use the toilet in privacy. Yet, I feel the behaviour of the kids is tame compared to the animals whose are so primitive they can’t defecate into the toilet and throw toilet paper in the toilet or wastebasket provided for the purpose. City people will claim these are dirty countryside habits but this is a blatant lie. Children learn bad toilet habits from young. The boys' toilets in a Chinese school in downtown Changchun.
The Manny Librodo Technique | Tech Tips & Tricks Posted by blogmeister on May 13, 2010 This is a pretty famous technique for photographers that many are applying to their post processing needs. It is a pretty useful technique to focus on the sharpness especially on a subject’s skin. I found this set of instructions from a photographer’s forum posted by member talan. You can save it as an action set. Below is a before and after. Deadly lake turns animals into statues (Images: Nick Brandt) ACCORDING to Dante, the Styx is not just a river but a vast, deathly swamp filling the entire fifth circle of hell. Perhaps the staff of New Scientist will see it when our time comes but, until then, Lake Natron in northern Tanzania does a pretty good job of illustrating Dante's vision. Unless you are an alkaline tilapia (Alcolapia alcalica) – an extremophile fish adapted to the harsh conditions – it is not the best place to live. Temperatures in the lake can reach 60 °C, and its alkalinity is between pH 9 and pH 10.5. The lake takes its name from natron, a naturally occurring compound made mainly of sodium carbonate, with a bit of baking soda (sodium bicarbonate) thrown in. Photographer Nick Brandt, who has a long association with east Africa – he directed the video for Michael Jackson's Earth Song there in 1995 – took a detour from his usual work when he discovered perfectly preserved birds and bats on the shoreline. More From New Scientist More from the web
Graphik Addict A Web Site the Size of Belgium : Home Page Q1) What do you call an area the size of 25,000 golf courses? Q2) How big was the largest iceberg ever recorded? Q3) How much of our planet would be destroyed if we were hit by a 1-kilometre asteroid? The answer to all of these is: "A Belgium". Have you ever noticed that when there is a need to describe how large a piece of land is, Belgium is often chosen as the comparative measure? For example take this item from ABC News. "The deforestation hit record numbers in 1995, when the Amazon shrank a record 11,200 square miles, an area roughly the size of Belgium" This might be understandable if the article was aimed at a Belgian readership and written in French or Flemish, but why is the English-speaking world expected to recognize Belgium as a unit of measurement? Perhaps it is just a subliminal manifestation of the European Union's policy of standardizing units of measurement wherever possible. The phenomenon is investigated on this web site, a web site that truly is "The Size Of Belgium".
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Too beautiful to be real? 16 surreal landscapes found on Earth These bizarre locations may seem like a series of elaborate movie sets, but they are real destinations that you might want to see for yourself. Photo: Greg Mote/Flickr The Wave, Arizona, U.S. Photo: Shutterstock Travertines, Pamukkale, Turkey Photo: Shutterstock Photo: Shutterstock Red beach, Panjin, China Photo: Shutterstock Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia Photo: HopeHill/Flickr Dragon's blood trees, Socotra, Yemen Photo: Shutterstock Sossusvlei, Namibia Photo: Shutterstock Rice terraces, Bali, Indonesia Photo: Shutterstock Cappadocia, Anatolia, Turkey Photo: Tormod Sandtorv/Flickr Photo: Wenxiang Zheng/Flickr Giant's Causeway, Antrim, Northern Ireland, U.K. Photo: kobaken/Flickr Hitachi Seaside Park, Hitachinaka, Japan Photo: Shutterstock Giant Buddha, Leshan, China Photo: Shutterstock Tunnel of Love, Klevan, Ukraine Photo: Shutterstock Antelope Canyon, Arizona, U.S. Photo: Shutterstock Odle Mountains, Italy
18 Hacked Digital Road Signs Road signs are pretty boring, albeit important. They tell us where to go, what to do and what we should avoid on the road. Road signs don't usually make us laugh -- until people figured out that they could be altered in a number of ways. Pasting a sign over another sign is a simple idea, but hacking into the digital road signs that warn us about traffic delays and road hazards is a whole new level of dedication to mishievous shenanigans. Here are 19 of the funniest hacked digital road signs. "You'll Never Get to Work on Time, Haha!!" "Take Your SUV Back to Detroit" "Trapped in Sign Factory" "Sorry Mario -- The Princess Is in Another Castle" "This Sign Has Been Hacked" "Drive Drunk" "Prepare to Be Annoyed" Zombies are a favorite for these sign-hackers. "Nobody Has Ever Loved You" "Extreme Fire Hazard -- Don't Even Fart in the Forest" "OMG The British Are Coming" "Raptors Ahead, Caution" "New York Is Dying" "There May Be Trouble Ahead" "Party At Julia's 2nite" "Klaatu Barada Nikto" "UFO Crossing Ahead"
Section I: Teaching English in China Index Last Updated on 06 April 2011 Section I spans 20 broad categories comprising 39 chapters that cover everything you need to know about China's educational system, the EFL industry in China, EFL teaching jobs, remuneration, work environment, colleagues, and anticipated housing problems, as well as the various types of ongoing adjustment problems you can expect after a few months on the job. Each section (A through U) can be read independently of the others, although those new to EFL teaching are advised to read them in the sequential order presented below. After reading sections A through C, you might want to take our Prospective Foreign English Teacher Self-Assessment Test to determine how competitive you can expect to be for English teaching jobs in China as well as how smooth or difficult your adjustment to China will most likely be.
Quick Tips to Learn How to Use a Digital SLR Camera If you’re the typical digital photographer, you have to wonder if there is a faster way to learn how to use your camera. The owner’s manual is written by a technical writer often not a practicing photographer. Photo captured by gianmario (Click Image to Find Photographer) Follow these step-by-step, using your manual as a guide and you should be taking pictures in no time. Take some pictures on automatic, program, aperture or shutter priorityDownload the images onto your computerFormat the cardChange the ISOChange the Shutter speed and ApertureChange the White BalanceChange the Compression or QualityChoose which Autofocus Sensor in your viewfinder to use. Once you’ve mastered those 8, learn how to do these next: 1. 2. “into the light” captured by Gerry Morgan (Click Image to Find Photographer) 3. 4. 5. 6. “Seagulls” captured by Xzavier Blackmone (Click Image to See More From Xzavier Blackmone) 7. 8. 9. For Further Training: It can be found here: Extremely Essential Camera Skills
Cheval des Andes Polo Match in Argentina On March 6, a group of Argentina's upper crust, South American influencers from across the continent, French wine darlings, and international social elite met at Barreal's La Pampa del Leoncito, in the San Juan province for a day of polo and food. Cheval des Andes, a Bordeaux-style fusion wine of French Premier Grand Cru Cheval Blanc and Mendoza's Terrazas de los Andes, officially hosted the match. But an illustrious cast of players, an aesthetically perfect setting, and some unforgettable asado (that's barbecue) stole the show. A total of 25 4x4 vehicles transported guests four hours into the mountains via one bumpy dirt road. Turn left and you were doomed to a life lost somewhere in Chile.