Today we open a new section on our website, called Our Stunning and Crazy World. Here we’ll place some unusual and awesome facts, which take the breath away and can be told over and over again. All the facts will be discussed and supported by pictures. Suffice it to talk, let’s go straight to the fun. We are glad to share with you our first collection and, we believe, it’s worth to appreciate. If you do like it, don’t forget to subscribe on our updates, don’t be shy to like us on Facebook.
1. Reservoir Ladybower in England can be called one of the largest in the world. Every year a lot of tourists gather here to enjoy the beauty of this place. One of the most notable feature of Ladybower is a large reservoir spillway with a diameter of 2.7 yards.
2. Fukang meteorite was discovered in 2000 in the Gobi desert in northwest China.
This “Stone is made of the mineral olivine crystals, weighed over a ton. But over time, collectors have divided it into parts. In the picture you can see one of the pieces into the sunset. Picture by Arizona Meteorite Laboratory.
3. The moving rocks, also called rolling or crawling rocks – a geological phenomenon, founded in the dried-up lake Racetrack Playa in Death Valley in the USA. The stones slowly move in a clayey bottom of the lake, as evidenced by long traces that remain of them. The stones are moved on their own without the help of living things, but nobody has ever seen and recorded the movement on the camera. Such movement of the stones have been noted in several other places, but the number and length of the trace Racetrack Playa strongly stands out among the rest.
4. Once again, the Mexicans beat the record. How do you think it is?
This is a new record for the size of the plantation of marijuana plantation with total area of 121 hectares, was recently founded near Tijuana, and broke the previous record. Plantation are going to burn, so the local will have the unique opportunity to have fun for free.
5. Phil McGrew has managed to capture several lightning in a single photo during a recent storm in San Francisco. Photographer set the shutter speed for 20 seconds and sent a camera lens at the Bay Bridge.
6. Huakachina (Huacachina) is an oasis in Peru. It is located in a few kilometers west of the city Ica. There are about 200 people live there.
7. This incredible picture is the result of a moth flying or rather, its flight path. The picture was taken with a large exposure from a photographer Steve Irvine.
8. “Navy SEALs” USA (United States Navy SEAL) spend breathing exercisesin the pool. They come out of the water only when they will be able to release their hands and foots. Nowadays, according to military observers, SEAL is the best-trained and equipped unit in the world. (Lance Iversen, San Francisco Chronicle / Corbis)
9. The first in the world edible billboard didn’t live long, being eaten by 3 hours after opening. British chocolate company Tornstons introduced the 390 kg of pure chocolate billboard in London. The shield has the size 4.4 by 2.9 meters.
10. Oceanarium “Okinawa Tyuraumi” was opened in 2002 at the Kayohaku Park. It is located on the Motobu Peninsula in the northwestern part of the island of Okinawa.
The Oceanarium is located in the park just in 5 minutes walk from the entrance and is built on a hillside. Thanks to that the floors of the building are made like steps, creating the effect of a gradual descent down. While coming to the Oceanarium, you are on the third floor of the building and then begin to go down, as if sinking deeper and deeper into the sea. Passing the way of the shallow coral and tropical fish’s world, through the level, lapped by the warm Kuroshio Current, to the awe-inspiring places located deep below the ocean surface.
11. Paige Bradley has created one of the most striking sculptures of our time. This masterpiece, called “Expansion”, is a naked beautiful woman, whose body is split and emits light.
12. The eruption of the Tungurahua
Tungurahua volcano erupts very spectacular. On the picture presented her is the molten rock (it is so hot that even lights), flows down the slopes of the Tungurahua of the top, and left a dark cloud of ashes flies. Spewing lava mountain peak surrounded by thin white clouds and the stars are shining in the night sky.
13. Thermal baths Lindner Alpentherme in Alps
14. Sand sculptures
15. Bottomless lake in the crater of an extinct volcano. This crater has one of the deepest lakes in the world – up to 1500 meters deep in Uganda, the National Park Queen Elizabeth.
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