Friday, July 12, 2013

Blood Types

Although all blood is made of the same basic elements, not all blood is alike. In fact, there are eight different common blood types, which are determined by the presence or absence of certain antigens – substances that can trigger an immune response if they are foreign to the body. Since some antigens can trigger a patient's immune system to attack the transfused blood, safe blood transfusions depend on careful blood typing and cross-matching.

Future Lifeguards: This Iranian Drone Someday May Save Your Life

by Kelsey D. Atherton

RTS Labs, an Iranian research firm, has started work on a drone lifeguard. Tired of hearing stories about people drowning in the Caspian Sea, the researchers sought out a way to improve water rescue. Drones can help in several ways humans can't - they can move faster over choppy seas, they always remain calm, and a drone will never fall asleep on the job. Iran has an unusually high rate of unintentional drownings compared with European countries. A robot that helps lifeguards save lives faster could presumably lower that rate.

Mini Office Made Of Paper

When I was a kid I always used to make paper toys with my brothers and sisters. We had all this other fancy toys, but with paper you could make your own, and that made it so much fun. Here is something that reminds me of my childhood, only that these are not toys, they are kinda pro mini “sculptures” of paper literally showing an office.

Thursday, July 11, 2013

8 Very Effective But Bizarre Beauty Treatments

All of the 8 beauty treatments named below are very effective and have very variable purposes but can be described in a sentences which will say that a people would do anything to stay young and beautiful.

01. Snake Massages
If you are not scared of snakes, a spa in Israel will put three different kinds of non-venomous snakes on your face and back.
Slithering, muscular movements of the snakes are said to smooth out cramped muscles and stiff joints.

10 Actors That Are Too Unbelievably Good To Play In Just One Genre

Check out these amazing genre-crossing artists who have unbelievable amounts of talent. And because one unbelievable thing deserves another.

Rhys Ifans
Born Rhys Owain Evans, 22 July 1967 is a Welsh actor and musician. He is known for his portrayal of characters such as Spike in Notting Hill and Jed Parry in Enduring Love and as a member of the Welsh rock groups Super Furry Animals and The Peth. Ifans also appeared as Xenophilius Lovegood in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1, and as Dr. Curt Connors/The Lizard in The Amazing Spider-Man. He played Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, in Anonymous. Ifans gained fame in the United States as the gambling footballer turned American football player Nigel Gruff in the 2000 film The Replacements.

Gruesome Live Food (Eating Animals Alive!)

Gruesome Live Food (Eating Animals Alive!) and plates With Animals Alive. Would You Eat A Live Animal?
Let’s have a look at some really shocking and gruesome live food, as in animals which are served alive on your plate! Humans can be cruel, there’s no question about that! Out of amusement or curiosity, some people are willing to try live dishes, on which the cooks bring them moving animals before they take their final breath. Would you be willing to order and eat such a dish? Let’s have a look at how these animals are prepared so that they can be served as food while they’re still alive.

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

The Worlds Most Famous Unsolved Mysteries

The Assassination of John F. Kennedy
John F. Kennedy was shot once in the back and once in head while riding with his wife Jacqueline in a Presidential motorcade through the streets of Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963. Lee Harvey Oswald was arrested 45 minutes after the shots were fired. After hours of interrogation, in which none of the proper procedures were followed, he was accused of murder. He was killed by Jack Ruby in the garage of the police building on November 24 in front of hundreds of journalists. On November 29, President Lyndon B. Johnson created the Warren Commission to investigate the assassination. It was headed by Earl Warren, the Chief Justice of the United States, and found that Oswald was the lone shooter and that he did it from the sixth floor of the Schoolbook Depository Building with an Italian Mannlicher-Carcano rifle.

Ripley’s 10 Strangest Stories of 2010

Earlier in the year, the winners of the DAFTAS awards were announced. The DAFTAS give recognition to some of the strangest, stupidest, and most bizarre stories of 2010. But the DAFTAS aren’t the only authority on the weird. Here are the top 10 strangest stories from Ripley’s Believe It Or Not.

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Interior Designers Nightmare: Magnetic Curtains

Florian Krautli's magnetic curtains design is something that makes interior designers queasy. The idea behind these curtains is to allow the owner to shape the curtains however desired, thus providing the perfect amount of light, separation and such. Then again, the magnetic curtains would eliminate any kind of smooth, swooping lines that curtains are accustomed to and interior designers thrive off of.

10 Rarest Birthmarks

By Grace Murano

At first glance, this man looks like he is part-man, part-wolf, but look closely and you will see that it is actually a giant birthmark and body hair. Zhang Hongming from Chongqing, south-eastern China, is nicknamed "Chimpanzee." He appealed to doctors for help in getting rid of the thick black hair that covers part of his body. The man has a rare birthmark that also covers a large part of his body. Such birthmarks are seen on no more than 3 percent of the world's population.

Monday, July 8, 2013

F-22 Raptor - Everything Can Happen

According to an Air Force power point briefing provided to POGO, earlier this month at 0815 on April 10th, the controls on an F-22A at Langley Air Force Base showed that the aircraft’s canopy wasn’t locking. After several attempts at opening and closing the canopy, on the final try it locked and jammed – trapping the pilot inside. According to the briefing, the 27th Aircraft Maintenance Unit then “consulted Lockheed Martin and the F-22A System Program Office to determine alternative methods to open the canopy and extract the pilot.”

Top 10 Bizarre Festivals

By JFrater

Every year thousands of people gather to take part in, or witness bizarre festivals. Many of these festivals are ancient but some are much more modern. While they are all extremely different, they have one thing in common: they are totally weird. If you wish to mention other festivals that you know of, be sure to do so in the comments. NOTE: Some images may be Not Safe For Work.

World’s Top 10 Heaviest Cars

#10. Bentley Continental Flying Spur – 5456lbs
Which has a foundation value involving 202k USD, this particular model is usually effortlessly some sort of neighbor’s jealousy. Power involving 552@6100, along with Torque array of 479@1600-6100 make this auto an exclusive make. Bentley likewise chose to bring up to date the actual Hurtling Spur’s electronic stability software and gives recommended carbon ceramic brakes really should entrepreneurs attempt to examination of which 195 mph major rate.

Sunday, July 7, 2013

Cute Babies Time: Radiating Purity And Joy

Babies are the epitome of cuteness. It is quite impossible for someone to not be affected by the beauty of a child. They are the loveliest beings on earth, with a purity and innocence that just wins that heart over with a single glance. They bring joy and warmth to our lives, brightening up every day as we watch them grow. A baby completely changes the lives of everyone around him or her, particularly for the parents and siblings. They are a truly wonderful gift, one that adds so much meaning and purpose to the lives of each and every member of the.

Penalties To Underage Criminals 150 Years Ago

Today minors are dealt with very delicately if they are found to be guilty of a serious crime. But 150 years ago, things couldn't be more different.

14-year-old Henry Miller was accused of stealing clothes and sentenced to 14 days hard labor.

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