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Photos That Will Totally Fascinate You (29 pics)

Posted in Picdumps   1 Apr 2014   / 12733 views

Otto Frank, Anne Frank’s father and the only surviving member of the Frank family, revisiting the attic they spent the war in

Gulabi Gang” is a gang of women in India who track down and beat abusive husbands with brooms (link)

Tiger Shark

The Jahre Viking, the largest human-made moving object ever made (video)

Jaba Kankava saves his unconscious opponent’s life during a match today by pulling his tongue from blocking his airways. (video)

Leatherback Sea Turtle (documentary)

Aerial view of a scrap tire dumpyard

In Heyope Wales, 1989, there was a tire fire where 10 million tires burnt for at least 15 years! Once a tire fire has started it is very very difficult to put it out.

On April 2012 a five million tire fire erupted in Jahra, Kuwait

40 PSI, twin turbo, twin blower Big Block Chevy. Flex Fuel engine. 87-Octane 985hp, 91-Octane 1,225hp, 100-Octane 1,625hp, 114-Octane & Methanol 2400hp

Rolls Royce Phantom “Sky Roof” (Rolls Royce Phantom documentary)

Found in a customer’s car

Man builds a guillotine and chops off his own hand in bid to end 16 years of agony after doctors refused to amputate (story)

The Elephant Foot. Radioactive material from the Chernobyl meltdown

The elephant’s foot is molten sludge. It’s ‘corium’. As the reactor system breaks down, the rods of nuclear fuel are no longer cooled, and their decay heat is such that they will get really, really, really hot. So hot, that they’ll melt into a lava-like substance and will also melt (and mix with) the various bits of material that forms the lining of the fuel rod when the reaction is running properly.

This lava-like sludge remains naturally hot without any energy input and will just start melting through everything.

That’s what you are looking at now.

This is what MLB’s new instant replay room looks like (article)

An automatic transmission (how they work)

The Soviet Moon Lander built to beat the Americans to the moon. Found abandoned in a Lab in Moscow (moar pictures!)

Octopus eggs

Uruguayan President Jose Mujica “the poorest president in the world” has no presidential plane so he asked the president of Mexico for a ride back to Uruguay (related post)

The Golden Eagle’s talons can exert 440 pounds per square inch of pressure (source)

Sauna Raft (more pics)

Some anti-food stamps groups are posting these at Wawa’s in Philadelphia

Possibly the World’s oldest revolver, from 1597 (video)

Obama’s limo is a freaking tank! (video)

More about this tank on wheels (Click the green cross in the top right corner of the picture to see it full size)

Hugh Jackman got jacked! Picture on the left is him X-Men in 2000. Picture on the right is him in Wolverine in 2013.

And let’s not forget that the Rock is 6’5, 265 pounds

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