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Portable Zombie-Resistant Shelter. It’s Not Just Another Day. Home / Pink Floyd's the Wall is one of the most intriguing and imaginative albums in the history of rock music.

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Since the studio album's release in 1979, the tour of 1980-81, and the subsequent movie of 1982, the Wall has become synonymous with, if not the very definition of, the term "concept album. " Fantasy Vacation Plans Of The Day. 640x455 pixels) Private Islands. Ever wondered how to own your own private island?

Private Islands

With many of major cruise lines now owning their own white sandy beaches in the Caribbean here is a look into how we can own our own paradise too. Iglucruise is a award winning UK based cruise travel agency providing cruises from Southampton and great cruise deals to the Caribbean and Mediterranean Cruises. © Copyright Iglucruise 2010+ Small (600px width) <p><a href=" src=" border="0" alt="Private Islands /></a></p><p>Infographic by <a href=" Large (900px width) <p><a href=" src=" border="0" alt="Private Islands Infographic by /></a><a href="

All That Is Interesting - The First Zombie-Proof House. Somehow, ritual drunk-conversation concerning team captains for the apocalypse has become a major part of the lives of 20-somethings.

All That Is Interesting - The First Zombie-Proof House

Having been matured in the Grandaddy-crowned masterpiece film (put “A.M. 180” on and forget that you have a job) 28 Days Later and the best-selling Zombie Survival Guide, we’re all a little too ready to deal with the 2012 zombie apocalypse of our dreams. “The Safe House,” designed by KWK Promes, starts to get eerily close to something I could work with, if say 200 bludgeoned members of the undead army came over to eat their way into borrowing some sugar. Self-defense nightstand. ZombieWarning.com - Free Zombie Attack Warning Service. The Quest For Every Beard Type. I’ve been growing a beard every winter for some years now, and every spring, I try to see how many facial hair variations as I can check off from the chart of facial hair types.

So far, over 2.4 million people have been following along. Listed below are descriptions of 44 facial hair types including examples of the 39 42 variations that I’ve been able to attain so far. Enjoy! Water-powered jet pack could inspire new water sport. From the mythological tale of Daedelus, who fashioned wings for himself and his son, Icarus, to the rocket science-inspired jet packs of the 20th century, people have been dreaming of personal flight since the beginning of time.

Water-powered jet pack could inspire new water sport

Now it seems that dream has actually come to fruition. A Passion For Beards (Inforgraphic) Beards-full.jpg (JPEG Image, 3000x709 pixels) 7 Weird Micronations of the World. A micronation is a tiny, self-proclaimed sovereign state.

7 Weird Micronations of the World

Though they claim sovereignty and are often not interfered with by larger government entities, they are not recognized as official independent states (which sets them apart from microstates like The Vatican or Singapore.) There are any number of reasons someone may start a micronation: as a joke, as a form of art, for protest purposes, as a political or legal experiment, or even to conduct criminal activity.

Often times a strange legal quirk (or outright loophole) gives these micronations a unique legal status. Some of them are hilarious. Some of them are interesting. 1. Size: 0.00055 km2 Population: 27 (2002 estimate) Ruler: Michael Bates Sealand is probably the world’s most well known micronation, and this is probably because the stories behind it are bizarre and truly intriguing. They held Bates’s son, Michael, hostage for several days, later releasing him in the Netherlands.

The Mysterious Dancing Forest of Kaliningrad. Located on the thin Curonian Spit that splits the Curonian Lagoon from the Baltic Sea, lies one of the strangest natural phenomena on Earth.

The Mysterious Dancing Forest of Kaliningrad

Known as the Dancing Forest by caretakers of Curonian Spit National Park and as the Drunken Forest, by locals, this unusual pine forest is made of trees of various shapes, most of them twisted in circles and spirals, along the ground. According to tourists, the Dancing Forest looks more like a site near Chernobyl, with 20-year-old pines tied into natural knots and loops, like lumpy contortionists. A few years ago, the park manager invited students from local universities to conduct studies, and get to the bottom of the mystery. Since then, several theories emerged, including one suggested by a psychic who said the forest is located on a spot where massive amounts of positive and negative energies collide.

Others say the causes are geological, that it must have something to do with the unstable sandy soil. [Photo Credits] [Photo Credits] [Photo Credits] Welcome to Strangeusa.com! Rock, Paper, Cynic: a webcomic for the unimpressed. Wind turbine from The Power Collective Ltd. The New NIMBY-Defeating Wind Turbine – CleanTechnica: Cleantech innovation news and views. Clean Power Published on October 23rd, 2009 | by Chris Milton October 23rd, 2009 by Chris Milton Wind turbines?

The New NIMBY-Defeating Wind Turbine – CleanTechnica: Cleantech innovation news and views

Building a Robotic Dalek Pumpkin. We Evil Mad Scientists like Halloween.

Building a Robotic Dalek Pumpkin

A lot. You might have already seen our old-school Cylon Jack-o-lantern. Here is another halloween electronics project, hopefully in time for you to make your own: It’s a radio-controlled robotic Dalek that can move around and turn its head. Oh, and did I mention that it’s a pumpkin? Here’s the victim, a standard size grocery-store pumpkin with a nice thick mottled skin. I went to a local junk shop and picked up two heavy rubber wheels, which will be the drive wheels.

Count Me In.JPG (JPEG Image, 720x540 pixels) 21 Accents in 2 and a Half Minutes. Amazing Word Clock. Alien Species On MAAR. Use menu below to read about various alien species. If you have had an experience with another species besides what's listed, please email us here and let us know. Fish fan Jack Heathcote turns cellar into Britain's biggest home aquarium.

When Jack Heathcote says his house is a bit of a dive, he couldn’t be prouder.

Fish fan Jack Heathcote turns cellar into Britain's biggest home aquarium

That's because he has converted the cellar of his five-bedroom house into Britain’s biggest domestic aquarium. The 37-year-old, who lives in the Carlton district of Nottingham, has created a private underwater world in the basement of his five-bedroom home, filled with exotic species usually only seen in such far-flung corners of the world as the Amazon and Congo. The tropical haven, complete with viewing window, lies directly underneath the living room of Jack's red-brick Edwardian property.

And at 12ft 6in x 12ft 8in x 7ft, it is the same size as the room above. Wet room: Jack Heathcote shows off the largest domestic aquarium in the UK at his home in Nottingham. I'm a real lovebird: Meet the penguin with a heart-shaped breast. By Daily Mail Reporter Updated: 14:31 GMT, 8 March 2011 While most of us might wear our hearts on our sleeve, this little chap shows it off in just the right place.

I'm a real lovebird: Meet the penguin with a heart-shaped breast

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