Archive | January, 2012

Venice of Holland

24 Jan

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White Tigers

23 Jan

The white tiger is a recessive mutant of the Bengal tiger, which wasreported in the wild from time to time in Assam, Bengal, Bihar andespecially from the former State of Rewa.

Currently, several hundred white tigers are in captivity worldwide,with about one hundred being found in India. Nevertheless, theirpopulation is on the increase. The modern white tiger populationincludes both pure Bengals and hybrid Bengal–Siberians, however,it is unclear whether the recessive white gene came only from Bengals,or if it also originated from Siberian ancestors.


National Geographic Photography Contest Winners: 2011

20 Jan
 

 
Morethan 20,000 photographs, from over 130 countries were submitted to theNational Geographic Photography contest, with both professionalphotographers and amateur photo enthusiasts participating. The grandprize winner was chosen from the three category winners: Nature -Shikhei Goh, People – Izabelle Nordfjell, Places – George Tapan.

Grand Prize Winner and Nature Winner – SPLASHING by Shikhei Goh


People Winner – THE FJELLMAN FAMILY by Izabelle Nordfjell

Places Winner – INTO THE GREEN ZONE by George Tapan.

New Zealand cargo ship disaster

19 Jan

Onehalf of a cargo ship that ran aground on a New Zealand reef threemonths ago began sinking into the ocean Jan. 10. The stranded cargoship Rena broke in two pieces on Jan. 8 after storms with 19-foot wavespounded the vessel. The Greek-owned Rena ran aground 14 miles fromTauranga Harbor on North Island on Oct. 5, 2011, spewing heavy fuel oilinto the seas in what has been described as New Zealand’s worstmaritime environmental disaster.


Ultra-compact Folding Bike

18 Jan

Contortionistby Dom Hargreaves is ultra-compact bile that folds entirely in thespace of a 26-inches wheel circumference. The designer has presentedthe bike in James Dyson Award to win funds for this prototype bike.


Unusual Mini Clocks Collection

17 Jan
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Amazing 2 Headed Snakes

15 Jan
Amazing 2 Headed Snakes

Amazing 2 Headed Snakes

Don’t you think that each head should have a separate name?

Amazing 2 Headed Snakes

Amazing 2 Headed Snakes

Amazing 2 Headed Snakes

Amazing 2 Headed Snakes

Amazing 2 Headed Snakes

Amazing 2 Headed Snakes

Amazing 2 Headed Snakes

Amazing 2 Headed Snakes

Amazing 2 Headed Snakes

Amazing 2 Headed Snakes

Amazing 2 Headed Snakes

Amazing 2 Headed Snakes

Amazing 2 Headed Snakes

Amazing 2 Headed Snakes

Amazing 2 Headed Snakes

Amazing 2 Headed Snakes