Tuesday 30 July 2013

Russian Truck Gas Explosion

A Russian truck carrying gas canisters crashed on a highway. The crash ignited 36 tanks, which exploded (in some cases propelled "like missiles") for 10 minutes. No one was killed, including the driver who quickly ran into the woods.

Tuesday 4 June 2013

Twenty-Seven Year Old Man Hasn't Reached Puberty -- The Doctors

Brandon, 27, says he's never gone through puberty and despite being 6 foot 3 inches tall, feels he has the appearance of a 12-year-old boy. Brandon's lack of body hair and insignificant genital growth, as well as frequent fatigue lead him to believe he suffers from Kallmann's Syndrome, a condition characterized by delayed or absent puberty and an impaired sense of smell.

Thursday 16 May 2013

Monday 18 March 2013

Tire ski jump

Exactly what it sounds like, and strangely enjoyable to watch!

Friday 1 March 2013

Turkish Paper Marbling

This is an extremely old art form called paper marbling. Different chemical solutions can be used to make the paint float or sink, but the end result is a floating painting that's manipulated by pulling the pigment with thin rods to weave patterns. When it's all done, a special paper is laid on top of it to soak up the paint.