Started in Sydney, Australia in 2007, Earth Hour quickly grew into a global observance. More than 1,000 cities in over 80 countries observed Earth Hour 2009 on Saturday March 28th, as homes, office towers and landmarks turned off their lights for an hour starting at 8.30 pm local time to raise awareness about climate change and the threat from rising greenhouse gas emissions.
In Norway, on 26 March, the employees at the Polar Zoo in Bardu were very surprised that one of the new born brown bear cubs was albino. The “white” one is a girl; she weights about three kilograms, very active and friendly. The cubs were named simply Salt and Pepper.
George the Giant is in the Guinness World Records for lying on the bed of 40 cm nails for 20 minutes. 1380 lb concrete blocks were put on his torso and then hammered on him. This was shown on a game show, which George won and received 200 grants.
This may not be the smallest house in the world, but it is in Toronto. It has a living room, kitchen and bedroom. This entire house sits on a parcel of land 7.25 feet wide and 113.67 feet long. Its interior surface e is slightly under 30o square. Behind the house, you have even a small cute patio)
Not only celebrities struggle with their weight but now the animals also must do the same thing. If your pet is suffering from excess weight, you can bring it to a special clinic. And animals like that need such help in the first place.
Normally, all women gain weight during pregnancy. But Bisgrove Zoe, on the contrary, literally shrunk down. That’s how she looked was like that during her third pregnancy. Look how she has changed later. Such wonders can be done with a good slimming regime.
The Red River is approaching record flood levels. Flowing north toward Manitoba along the Minnesota-North Dakota border, the river is jammed up by ice and is being fed by rain, snow and melt water. Cold temperatures are hampering efforts, freezing damp sandbags and making the job much more strenuous for volunteers. 800 more National Guard troops and 150 Red Cross personnel arrived in the area this weekend.
Who nowadays doesn’t know the game, Lara Croft Tomb Raider… Of course, this character has a lot of imitators. For example, Alison Carroll turned out to be an excellent Lara Croft. But you will see other people who'd better not try to reincarnate Lara Croft ;)
The incident occurred in Russia. Residents of an apartment building were woken up by a terrible noise. As it turned out, a massive crane fell on the residential building and destroyed several apartments. Fortunately, no one got seriously hurt.
Guy Billout is a French artist and illustrator. Billout's aesthetic style is clean and spare, sometimes incorporating some ironic element. His work has been featured in Atlantic Monthly magazine and in several books, including a collection of Greek mythology.
The two baby leopards were born at the National Zoo’s Conservation and Research Center. They are rare because they are the first new-borns at the Zoo for the last 16 years. There is also the fact that when a female gives birth, she can harm her baby accidentally or intentionally. Therefore, the newborns were immediately separated from their mother and placed in an incubator. They will be raised on formula. They are in good health ))
According to the owner of the car, he didn’t use it for two weeks. One day, he felt unpleasant smells coming out of his car. Then he heard some strange sounds from under the hood, similar to the hissing. So, he decided to look there ...