In a bid to fulfill a request for a photo op, a British Royal Air Force pilot invokes his inner fearless dare devil and flies up to the back door of a C-130 in a Typhoon.
Can you imagine fitting over 2,000 letters on a rice seed or writing a message on one hair? Vladimir Aniskin is a genius of microminiatures from Russia. He can write and draw on rice, hairs, and even create amazing microsculptures on poppy seeds and grape seeds. See some of his most wonderful works (it takes up to half a year to create one microminiature) after the jump.
Three pictures are drawn on the section of a rice seed.
These artistic pieces are created by a model sitting on one end of Skype and the artist Sandro Kopp on the other. He takes in effect the changes in speed of the connection. He has had 36 different models from his friends to the famous. They are all included in an exhibition entitled Not a Still Frame (Hybrid).
For four years Li Fu unknowingly walked around with a 4-inch knife stuck in his brain. The 37-year-old man complained of continuous migraines but it wasn't until x-ray technicians performed an x-ray on him that they made the grim discovery. How he survived with that knife in his head is a mystery but he is now pain-free and in stable condition after successful surgery to remove the blade.
This tiny church is located in the former Soviet Republic of Georgia near the city of Chiatura. The church is sitting on pillar of rock that is on a jagged cliff that is 130 ft. in the air. To climb on the top you need to take an old rusty ladder. The cliff that the church is sitting on has been eroded by weather for nearly fourteen centuries.
Another great set of funny pics of what’s happening in different countries, cities and some other places. Enjoy!
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Crafting requires a certain amount of dedication and persistence and the guy in the Tatara Project had more than enough of both to pull off a very tough project. He set out to make blades out of homemade steel and the result is simply outstanding. He started off by building and running a tatara-like smelter where he consolidated five pounds of steel. He then processed the bloom and compacted it forming a bar of steel. He sorted the steel using the spark test and a flywheel press to flatten some of the chunks. He then manipulated the carbon content of the steel to create different quality bars of steel. He finished up by forge-welding and folding the different steel bars to create a billet which he forged into a sunobe and then into a blade. The final step in this tedious project was polishing the blades. The impressive final product will blow your mind.
The ground trembled, walls came crumbling down and a massive chunk of ice from one of the biggest New Zealand glaciers drifted 120 miles in the second earthquake to hit Christchurch in five months. The devastating 6.3 magnitude quake killed at least 75 people and left thousands trapped under the collapsed buildings.