Monthly archives: August 2013

Remarkable pictures of the abandoned house in the woods adopted by wild animals as their own

Amateur photographer captured the woodland creatures in their not-so-natural habitat Kai Fagerström stumbled upon the house in the woods in Suomusjärvi, Finland Mr Fagerström is pleased ‘nature is reclaiming the places it has lent to people’ When an amateur photographer ventured into the woods the last thing he expected to discover was a houseful of neighbours he had never met. But that’s exactly what happened when Kai Fagerström from Salo, […]

Student, 19, mauled by 400lb tiger in Thailand at popular tourist attraction

Isabelle Brennan was knocked to the ground and attacked at the Tiger Temple sanctuary Sister and friend dragged her to safety Left with four inch wound and is scarred for life She still struggles to walk unaided eight weeks on Enjoying the trip of a lifetime to Thailand, university student Isabelle Brennan strokes a young tiger at a popular tourist attraction – one of the few places in the world […]

OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP, EXCELLENT FUTURE - KOREAN PM

 Deeply impressed by outstanding political leadership: Country unbelievably peaceful, dynamic and beautiful: Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea Jung Hong-won said that he was deeply impressed by the outstanding leadership and vision of political leaders such as President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Prime Minister D.M.Jayaratne. “I have full confidence that Sri Lanka will have a bright future with such prominent leadership and diligent people,” he told the Daily News in […]

 
 
 

'We now know Brits cannot be counted on': White House snub as US and France prepare to strike Syria as early as TOMORROW over chemical attack that killed 1,429

Team of chemical weapons experts left war-torn countryfor Lebanon U.S has ‘high confidence’ that Assad launched chemical weapons attack Britain left sidelined after David Cameron’s humiliating Commons defeat Sources say White House ‘now know the Brits cannot be counted on’ France could now join U.S in missile strikes against Syria U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry lavished praise on ‘oldest ally’ France America says 1,429 people were killed in chemical […]

Sleeping beauties: Photographer captures heartwarming pictures of newborn babies who have just entered the world

Alicia Gould takes portraits of babies as young as three days old The 32-year-old says she enjoys the ‘simplicity’ of newborn photography For many new parents, the sight of their newborn peacefully asleep is one to behold – a moment to savour and a short respite from constant rounds of feeds and nappy changing. Dispelling the myth that sleep is an alien concept to newborns, New Jersey photographer Alicia Gould […]

Landslide! Huge cliff collapse caught on camera just half a mile from seaside town

Chunk of cliff falls 200ft and crashes into sea near Sidmouth, Devon Local residents say cloud of red dust covered town afterwards Area is prone to rockfalls but they are usually less dramatic A huge section of cliff crashed into the sea at a popular resort, covering holidaymakers and residents in a cloud of red dust. The rose-coloured rocks fell 200ft after the massive landslide, half-a-mile from the town of […]

 
 
 

Will YOU brave the world's biggest drop ride? New Jersey to get terrifying ride that will plunge thrill-seekers 415ft - higher than the Statue of Liberty

    Zumanjaro: Drop of Doom will be attached to world’s largest roller coaster     Will beat 400ft Lex Luthor: Drop of Doom at Six Flags Magic Mountain near Los Angeles With a sheer drop of 415ft – higher than the Statue of Liberty – and travelling at speeds of 90mph, a new record-breaking ride will not be for the faint-hearted. A New Jersey company is planning to build the 41-story […]

 
 
 

As China's villages vanish, one pins hopes on tourism for survival

Wandering through this remote village nestled among ancient forests and bamboo groves in China’s poorest province, it’s easy to imagine that life here has changed little over the centuries. Along narrow pathways shaded by the tiled eaves of wooden houses, men deftly balance bamboo carrying poles laden with chillies grown in fields nearby, while women wearing traditional indigo shirts pound dirty laundry in the river. But change is coming to […]

 
 
 

No need to zoom in! Extraordinary moment gigantic 40ft humpback whale surfaced within arm's reach of a stunned holidaymaker

This is the heart-stopping moment a gigantic whale sprung to the surface just feet away from two stunned kayakers. Casually minding their own business, the pair were paddling along trying to spot whales in the distance at Monterey Bay in California, USA. But suddenly the 40ft, 80,000lb beast rose out of the water almost within touching distance of the shocked pair who couldn’t believe their eyes. Laws state that nobody […]