Few facts about gold: a total of 161,000 tonnes of gold have been mined in human history, as of 2009 (with half of that extracted in just the past 50 year). India is the world’s largest consumer and importer of gold as Indians buy about 25% of the world’s gold, purchasing approximately 800 tonnes of gold every year and importing around 400 tonnes of gold. The most famous precious metal has never been so expensive than today but it won’t prevent people to buy it.. Now let’s see diverse pictures about gold, from mining to buying, enjoying, discovering and selling gold…
Crashed Ice is a winter extreme sporting event sponsored by Red Bull, which involves downhill skating in an urban environment, on a track which includes steep turns and high vertical drops. Now let’s see some pics of the event that took place this year in Munich.
In the west of Sydney on a parking lot, a woman confused the car gears and crashed through a brick wall. Unfortunately for her, she was hospitalized, the car was towed to a pound and someone will have to repair the wall.
We already made a similar post not long ago but this time, the quality of the pictures is way better.. So, will you be able to spot the woman in this picture? C’mon, it’s easy.. Anyway, in this post you will see the final result as well as the process of creation.. Very interesting!
A modest car mechanician from Kazakhstan got one of the most expensive and prestigious cars in the world - the Rolls-Royce Phantom. The guy told that this idea came to him a few years ago, when sitting in the library, he saw photos of this supercar in a car magazine. Spending a total of 3 thousand dollars, the master turned an old Mercedes in the legendary vehicle.
Waters of the east coast of Japan are occupied by swarms of giant jellyfish. The local residents say that they have never seen jellyfish of such enormous size. The jellyfish reach about two meters in diameter and weigh around 200 kilograms.
An interesting photo essay from Russia's mining town of Prokopyevsk awaits you after the jump. Looking at the pictures, it seems that the city became extinct, but when it's -42 ° C it's not so easy to have a walk. If you breathe deeply, you will really feel the pain in the lungs, which will freeze as well as your nose. Imagine, if you open the window for 5 minutes, you won’t be able to close it because it will be covered with ice. You will be able start a car only if it is parked in a heated garage and even this doesn’t help every time... In many complex building they use coal. How do you like such living conditions? A huge respect to a photographer who suffered a lot from the cold while doing this report, because after 15 minutes on the street, the camera freezes from inside and it stops working. Now look at photos of the city and its industrial facilities.