Leopard comes into contact and clashes with people in India. from pictures-of cats.org written by Michael Broad in London. PoC, as we fondly call it, is my favorite international website on big and domestic cats, as Mr. Broad and many others devote their energies to educating the public on all aspects of cat behavior and welfare. <3
Otzi, the Ice Man of the Alps who was discovered in 1991. His mummy, created by having been covered with glacial ice shortly after his death, is the oldest known human skin ever discovered – 5,300 years old – and it is tattooed. Otzi has 59 separate tattoos
The Blue People of Kentucky. "Methemoglobinemia is a blood disorder in which an abnormal amount of methemoglobin -- a form of hemoglobin -- is produced, according to the National Institutes for Health. Hemoglobin is responsible for distributing oxygen to the body and without oxygen, the heart, brain and muscles can die."
Meet James Lewis James Springer, identical twins who were separated at 3 weeks of age; adopted by different families in Ohio. They met when they were 39, and lived within 45 miles of each other. Both had been named James by their adopted family. Both had similar occupations, both married a woman named Linda, both divorced, both remarried a woman named Betty. One named a son James Alan, the other named his son James Allan. And they both had a dog named Toy.
Get a candid peek into the civilized social lives of Norwegian birds and other woodland creatures with this live streaming coffee shop bird feeder project by photographer Magne Klann called "Piip-Show.
Fukushima town revealed in Google Street View two years after tsunami
"We want this Street View imagery to become a permanent record of what happened to Namie in the earthquake, tsunami & nuclear disaster." Panoramic imagery of the town will be available on Google Maps, Google Earth & the Memories for the Future site, which has already carried before-and-after images of coastal communities swept away by the tsunami. "By capturing & publishing this imagery, we hope to allow people in Namie, in Japan & all around the world to see what the town currently looks…
Fishermen secure their boats in anticipation of the arrival of Typhoon Haiyan near Manila Bay in Bacoor, Cavite November 8, 2013. Typhoon Haiyan, the strongest storm on earth this year, slammed into the Philippines' central islands on Friday forcing millions of people to move to safer ground and storm shelters, cutting power and phone lines, and grounding air and sea transport.
Known as the Detmold child, this 8-to-10-month-old baby died in Peru around 4480 BC – more than 3000 years before the birth of Tutankhamun. According to a recent scan (PDF) using X-ray computed tomography, the child was born with a malformed heart.