On this day 40 years ago Terry Fox, a 21 year old Canadian who lost a leg to cancer, began an east to west cross-Canada run to raise money and awareness for cancer research. He ran the equivalent of a full marathon every day and made it 143 days and 5,373 km before he lost his battle with cancer.
“This Red-eyed crocodile skink look like mini dragon!”
This albino owl.
“Make little motorcycles from discarded lighters.”
This beautiful building in Madrid, Spain.
This perspective graphite drawing.
The wind blows so consistently strong around Greenough, Western Australia, that unprotected trees grow horizontally.
Rio’s Christ The Redeemer statue was lit up to look like a doctor on Easter Sunday.
“ROC (Taiwan) Special Forces with bullet proof face masks. Looks like they came straight out of a movie.”
Disney rejection letter from 1938.
“This branch that grew over a piece of old glass to form Mother Nature’s Tomahawk.”
The Church of St. George in Lalibela, Ethiopia was carved out of solid rock around 900 years ago.
The tiny island of Lítla Dímun is often crowned with its own individual cloud.
Octopus Floor Mural.
Allotment gardens in Denmark.
Mount Rushmore before carving.
Bright green meteor in India.
The bullet that killed Abraham Lincoln.
This is how enemy aircrafts were detected before the invention of RADAR.
X-ray of a pregnant dog.
“This flat Colorado farmland that appears to be 3D after a snowfall.”
“In the town of Zermatt Switzerland they have been displaying national flags on the Matterhorn to show support during these trying times. Today they did one for the United Kingdom.”
Neuschwanstein castle in the 4 seasons of the year.
Contraluz Opal worth up to $20 000.
This 3D-printed "digital" sundial accurately projects the time onto the ground in a recognisable digital clock style!
Beautiful Wooden Bird.
Giant Angora Rabbit, a type of long haired rabbit.
King Tutankhamun’s sandals (gold and leather). Egyptian Museum, Cairo.
Female Grandalas are brown and the Male ones are blue.
“Built a 100% functional wooden manual transmission car model for a high school physics project. It took 6 months.”
Bankrupt investor Walter Thornton attempts to sell his luxury Chrysler Imperial 75 Roadster for $100 on the streets of NYC , October 29 , 1929.
Melanistic Red Fox (Silver Fox) spotted in downtown Salt Lake City today 4/11/2020.
“Michael Jackson once went grocery shopping in a closed supermarket with all the other shoppers being actors just to experience what it’s like to be normal.”
Zebra mates naturally with Donkey, giving birth to a baby Zonkey.
These large ears of the black-tailed jackrabbit, aka the American desert hare, are used in cooling, radiating heat via an extensive network of blood vessels.
“Lobster's chance of being multi colored is 1 in 50 million. Here's one of those.”
Sample Teachers Contract from the 1920’s before collective bargaining.
16th century plague doctor masks, worn during a Black Death outbreak.
The Antonov An-225 Mriya - one of the largest plane in the world, alongside regular sized planes.
This golden wavy mouse.
Stunning Coyamito Agate Pseudomorph. The Agate filled in around a formed crystal cluster which eventually dissolved leaving a cast that was subsequently filled in by more Agate.
This is Sasha, the oldest cat alive at 33 years.
A Hawk Moth Caterpillar that evolved to mimic a snake.
Los Angeles Without Smog.
A 225 million year old petrified agate tree trunk located in Arizona.
7-metre long balancing boulder in Finland that has a very small footprint but lies so firmly that it cannot be rocked with human force.
World's highest uninterrupted waterfall - Angel Falls in Venezuela, with a height of 979 meters (3212 feet) and a plunge of 807 meters (2647 feet). The falls are the tributary of Carrao river, part of Venezuela's Orinoco river system.
Bullets before and after firing.
All crypts in Military Cemeteries have to be numbered for easy location. But one number is never used.
Workers standing next to Titanic’s propellers.