Monthly archives: August 2013

The World's Most Shocking X-rays

An X-ray showing a spear that has pierced through the head of 16-year-old Yasser Lopez is seen in this handout photo from Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida provided to Reuters June 19, 2012. Lopez was spear fishing with a friend when he was accidentally shot in the head. The spear entered just above his right eye, and penetrated through his brain to the back of his skull. Miraculously, no […]

Exploring the Deepest Recesses of the Planet

Enter the realm of divers, spelunkers, and submersibles. The deepest cave drop in the continental United States is found underneath Pigeon Mountain in Georgia. The “Fantastic Pit” in Ellison’s Cave drops 586 vertical feet. In April 2005 Croatian freediver Kristijan Curavic plunged to 168 feet (51 meters) below the North Pole, the deepest dive ever made in the Arctic.   Please follow and like us:


Giant panda Mei Xiang gives birth to stillborn 2nd cub

A day after a jubilant first delivery, giant panda Mei Xiang gave birth to a second cub Saturday night, but it was stillborn. Washington’s celebrity panda gave birth to the first cub Friday, to the excitement of hordes of fans watching it on public panda cams. The cub, about the size of a stick of butter, appeared to be doing well. So was its mom, who was cradling it in […]

Bird’s-eye View of Africa by Photographer George Steinmetz.

Amazing African photographer George Steinmetz portfolio is a selection of photos taken with a bird’s-eye view. Few people know this Africa – a fascinating, mysterious and beautiful. i personally love these photos, they are giving awesome view… Please follow and like us:


Florida boy, 12, dies from brain-eating parasite

Zachary Reyna, a 12-year-old Florida boy stricken with a brain-eating parasite, has died, according to a post Saturday on a Facebook page that’s been providing detailed updates from the boy’s family. The post indicated that the LaBelle child died Saturday afternoon. “The battle is over for Zac but he won the war,” the post concluded. About an hour later, a new message said that a ventilator was being used so […]


Vintage Arnold Schwarzenegger | Pumping Iron On The Screen

Say what you will about Arnold– he’s always spoken his mind, whether people can handle it or not. Remember the 1977 interview with Oui magazine?  I can’t print it here, man. Crazy, crazy stuff.  The guy’s an animal. Schwarzenegger learned early on that if you’re beautiful, charismatic and powerful– you can say or do just about anything, with a big cheesy smile on your face.  All that aside, he’s an icon who put […]

Photographers: Scott Linstead

“Scott Linstead is an internationally published, freelance wildlife photographer/writer. His clients include Natural History Magazine, Hewlett Packard, Ranger Rick Magazine and a number of wildlife publications in North America and Europe. Scott’s column on the techniques of bird photography appears in every issue of Outdoor Photography Canada”. A veiled chameleon extends its tongue to catch a cricket. Canadian wildlife photographer Scott Linstead, formerly an aerospace engineer and high school teacher, […]


California wildfire reaches Yosemite park

A huge California wildfire has burned into Yosemite National Park, park officials say. The week-old Rim Fire grew to 164 sq miles (424 sq km) by Friday morning, and had burned 17 sq miles at the edge of the park by the afternoon. The blaze has forced scores of tourists to flee during peak season and is threatening thousands of homes. More than 2,000 firefighters have been tackling the flames […]


Humans have been marking their skin permanently for thousands of years. A tattoo can be a remembrance, a constant prayer, a warning, or simply an amazing work of art. The reasons behind them can be intensely personal, decorative, whimsical, or utilitarian. They can signify tribal allegiance, personal history, or nothing at all. Collected below are recent images of skin art and a few glimpses into the owners of these tattoos […]

The American West, 150 Years Ago

In the 1860s and 70s, photographer Timothy O’Sullivan created some of the best-known images in American History. After covering the U.S. Civil War, O’Sullivan joined a number of expeditions organized by the federal government to help document the new frontiers in the American West. The teams were composed of soldiers, scientists, artists, and photographers, and tasked with discovering the best ways to take advantage of the region’s untapped natural resources. O’Sullivan […]