Image showing interesting facts and figures about human life.
Due to the heat resistant quality of camel blood researchers have been testing creating snake bite antibodies in it. Normal snake bite antidote is severely affected by heat and this is unfortunate considering that most venomous snakes live in the hotter countries of the world.
This year is the 20th anniversary of this famous photo depicting Earth taken from the very edge of our solar system 3,762,136,324 miles away.
Read the quote by Carl Sagan on said photo which tries to put our troubles into perspective.
“Celebrities don’t always look perfect in photos. Sometimes they turn out funny, hilarious, bad looking, sad, confused, etc.”
Bad photos of celebs
New random fact every day with the option to order T-shirts with the fact printed on them.
this is today’s..
Step-by-step illustrated instructions on how to make one yourself.
A group of Turkish and Chinese explorers believe they have found the remains of the Ark. Permission has been sought to conduct a proper archaeological survey. More details at link above.
Mount Ararat, Turkey
High class models without their makeup on.
Page lists the top 1000 of the best things in life. At present they are only about half way through listing them – number 503 to be precise – with one new one added every day.
#995 – finding money you didn’t know you had lost…
Random recipes for people with a sweet tooth. Make your own Nutella or banana bread!
Page displays all the results…
I’ll definitely bookmark this one so that I can start stockpiling – after all, you never know and it wouldn’t do to run out of lighter fluid or thermal underwear – I’m not joking!
generators are #1 top item to disappear first
Interesting to see the diversification of the Google brand name. This article has examples of both official and unofficial products branded with the Google name.
It’s the famous photo of the guy who appears to be wearing contemporary garb in a photo taken in the 1940’s.
This article examines the photo and goes quite far in explaining it.
“Some people are the center of attention wherever they go. They’re not glamorous movie stars, just ordinary people with excellent command over their body language. Here are some pointers to help you emulate these confident people and command respect from those around you.”
Caption goofs on TV news programmes.
When I first started to get into music the tape cassette was the ‘new’ popular media for albums – after all you can’t put a vinyl disc into a Sony Walkman!
Nowadays of course the MP3 player is king – this page compares the iPod and the humble cassette.
I can’t help thinking that at least some of these were absolutely intentional although I wish that the actual newspapers had been listed against the photos of the articles.
Who’s following who? Get all the Twitter stats on this page.
Yeah – look a little more closely cos it actually isn’t…
Translated as “The Festival of the Steel Phallus” – it’s an annual Shinto festival held in Kawasaki, Japan.
Read all about it on the Wiki page above.
As per title.
this one is of a meteorite that landed in Russia circa 1918