Saturday, September 17, 2011

Top 10 Pictures That Shocked The World

It has often been said throughout time that a picture is worth a thousand words. Any picture may be worth a thousand words, but only a few rare photos tell more than a thousand words. They tell a powerful story, a story poignant enough to change the world and galvanize each of us. Over and over again…
From the iconic images of Omayra Sanchez’s tragic death to the horrifying images of the Bhopal Gas disaster in 1984, the power of photography is still alive and invincible. Here is a top-10 list of photos that shocked the world:
Warning: Be prepared for images of violence and death (in one case, the photograph of a dead child) if you scroll down.

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Rare Red Dragon Costs As Much As A BMW

Decisions, decisions… A brand new BMW or an oversized useless (?) looking goldfish, what would make better use of my hard earned $55,000 (360,000 Yuan)?

Nations First Full Face Transplant Successfully Performed – New Pictures

21 March 2011

Horribly scarred by an electrical burn accident, 25 year old Dallas Wiens underwent a miraculous full face transplant at a Boston Hospital. After 15 hours of surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, the Texas man received the nation’s full face transplant. The surgery happened last week, but the team of 30 doctors led by plastic surgeon Dr. Bohdan Pomahac are only beginning to talk about it today.

A Lucky Girl

This 11-year-old girl is a real lucky lass. What had she done? Read about it below....

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Deep-Fried What Now? The Wackiest Fried Foods

Corn dogs, curly fries, onion rings, and funnel cake are standard carnival fare, but lately the deep-fryers have been seeing some not-so-standard ingredients. The result is some of the craziest fried innovations we’ve ever seen. Check out these seven over-the-top fair foods that you’ll be shocked to see at the concession stand!

Deep-Fried Candy Bar
Chocolaty caramely goodness not quite enough for you? And really, why should it be when you can batter and fry that Baby Ruth and add “golden and crispy” to the long list of standard candy-bar attributes?

New Species Of Ancient Predatory Fish Discovered

PHILADELPHIA (September 12, 2011)
The Academy of Natural Sciences today announced the discovery of a new species of large predatory fish that prowled ancient North American waterways during the Devonian Period, before backboned animals existed on land.

Drs. Edward "Ted" Daeschler and Jason Downs of the Academy and colleagues from the University of Chicago and Harvard University describe the new denizen of the Devonian they named Laccognathus embryi in the current issue of the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology.

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