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Interesting Photos That Are Food for Thought (37 pics)

Posted in Picdumps   25 Jun 2014   / 10703 views

Broadcasting the World Cup in Brazil is dangerous

Turkish horse and knight armor, 1450-1550

Bald eagle loses her beak after being shot in the face by poachers. Engineers design a prosthetic beak for the bird

Afghan Girl Before and After, 1984 (left) and 2002 (right)

Formula 1 Car V12 from the 70s

Tutenkhamun’s gold dagger and sheath. 3300 years old

Menu booklet of final lunch on Titanic

This toilet at a Dutch Supermarket lets you test the brands of toilet paper they sell

X-ray of a 900 pound man

Armor of an Officer of the Imperial Palace Guard, China 18th century

This is a vierling - an antique German combination gun

Painting of a bison in the cave of Altamira, which was created from 35,600 to 13,500 BCE by Cro-Magnon

Group of swimming tadpoles

This is a glass “murrine” made by artist Loren Stump. Each color in the piece was carefully layered to create this “loaf” which was then sliced. Each slice sold for $5000

The Gate of Angkor Thom, Cambodia

This sparkling jumble is Messier 5 — a globular cluster consisting of hundreds of thousands of stars bound together by their collective gravity. But Messier 5 is no normal globular cluster. At 13 billion years old it dates back to close to the beginning of the Universe, which is some 13.8 billion years of age.

Martian Selfie

A Leopard I tank cut in half

Harness invented by a mother helps disabled children walk for the first time

World’s largest underground trampoline

In a giant cave in China, there live 21 families. This cave now contains a basketball court and even a school

The “Telephone Tower” in Stockholm, ca. 1890′s

Jay Leno’s private garage

Old church in Transylvania

Young Mongolian Girl with her Hunting Golden Eagle

This young man sits on the side of Empire Road in South Africa and instead of begging he provides book reviews. He collects all these books, reads each of them, and provides reviews for people passing by. If you like the review, he will try to sell you the book. This is how he makes a living.

John Cena visits fan with terminal cancer at her home

1,500 Year Old Oak Tree in South Carolina

Bottle of Mackinlay’s Rare Old Highland Malt Whisky found frozen under the floorboards of explorer Ernest Shackleton’s hut at Cape Royds on Ross Island, 1907

World War 2 Death Notice

This is why you don’t park in front of a fire hydrant

The official statement by President Nixon to be read in case the astronauts were stranded on the Moon – July 18, 1969

Japanese Visual Multiplication (count the intersections)

The difference between farm fresh and supermarket strawberries

A map of the potential targets for nuclear strikes on the US

A crocodile’s eye

Comments (3):

gigantes 4 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
#9 somehow i always thought the bones would get a bit thicker in response to all that blubber. guess not.
Johny 4 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
#34 - Captain obvious? You around?
gigantes 4 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
er... that system of math is not well-known beyond east asia, commandante obvioso.