Friday, July 31, 2009
The fish, discovered alive in the deep water off California's central coast by the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI), is the first specimen of its kind to be found with its soft transparent dome intact.
Thursday, July 30, 2009
Wednesday, July 29, 2009
The 10ft Liger who's still growing...
He looks like something from a prehistoric age or a fantastic creation from Hollywood. But Hercules is very much living flesh and blood - as he proves every time he opens his gigantic mouth to roar. Part lion, part tiger, he is not just a big cat but a huge one, standing 10ft tall on his back legs. Called a liger, in reference to his crossbreed parentage, he is the largest of all the cat species. On a typical day he will devour 20lb of meat, usually beef or chicken, and is capable of eating 100lb at a single setting. At just three years old, Hercules already weighs half a ton.
Tuesday, July 28, 2009
Monday, July 27, 2009
Plan to steal a phone in Somalia? Prepare to lose your limbs
It is a painful fact that should make headlines in the international news but it makes it here since it does have
something, slightly technically inclined. The fact the stealing cellophones can land you up losing your limbs in the presence
of a multitude is more alarming than the fact that this news hasn’t really made the headlines it should have. The punishment
was carried out by a terrorist group known as al-Shabab that amputated the right hands and left legs of the four accused
thieves. They were tried and found guilt by al-Shabab, a radical Islamist militia group. The execution took place in
Mogadishu, Somalia, in the presence of scores of onlookers.
Sunday, July 26, 2009
Saturday, July 25, 2009
Friday, July 24, 2009
Thursday, July 23, 2009
Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Monaco's national orchestra is bigger than it's army
Tuesday, July 21, 2009
Mongolians put salt in their tea instead of sugar.
More than one million pounds of steel will go into the construction of The Grand Canyon SkyWalk.
Monday, July 20, 2009
Sunday, July 19, 2009
Saturday, July 18, 2009
Friday, July 17, 2009
Thursday, July 16, 2009
Private Bay Overlook