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Big Tree Inn

Read the bare facts about this charming place here.

I sure wish it was still around.

(Click image for more detail.)
Posted By: Paul | Date: Tue Mar 08, 2011 | Comments (2)
Category: Restaurants, 1910's, Natural Wonders


Ukrainian Parkour Dog - Watch more Funny Videos

This animal is plainly a mutant, or product of genetic engineering!
Posted By: Paul | Date: Thu Nov 11, 2010 | Comments (5)
Category: Dogs, Natural Wonders

The Dancing Plant

A plant that reacts to sound with movement.

Read about it here.

Addendum: It appears I was a mite credulous, and did not read my own link closely enough. Plant seems extremely responsive to light, rather than sound.

Thanks, KDP!

Posted By: Paul | Date: Thu Nov 04, 2010 | Comments (6)
Category: Natural Wonders

The Fine Art of Hand Dancing

Spotted by Bob Di Filippo.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Fri Oct 01, 2010 | Comments (3)
Category: Body, Music, Reader Recommendation, Dance, Natural Wonders

Girl with the Snaggletooth

A touching ode to a dental abnormality.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Wed Sep 29, 2010 | Comments (2)
Category: Body, Music, Natural Wonders

Mystery Vegetable

What is this mystery plant growing in a pot in my driveway?

Make your guess, then find out after the jump!

More >>
Posted By: Paul | Date: Fri Aug 06, 2010 | Comments (6)
Category: Agriculture, Natural Wonders

Historic Dwarfs:  Bertholde

Imagine a day when a children's magazine would run a series entitled "Historic Dwarfs." Yet such was the case a century ago, in the pages of ST. NICHOLAS MAGAZINE.


Read about this charmer here.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Wed Aug 04, 2010 | Comments (7)
Category: Freaks, Oddities, Quirks of Nature, Magazines, Children, Historical Figure, Natural Wonders

Army Ants

Just remember: when surrounded by army ants, attempt to stand still so they don't notice you.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Mon Feb 22, 2010 | Comments (3)
Category: Insects, South America, Natural Wonders

Elephant Nose Fish

nose fish from supernowoczesna on Vimeo.

I believe the weird fish in the video is an example of an Elephant Nose Fish. Although for all I know, it could have escaped from Finding Nemo!
Posted By: Paul | Date: Tue Feb 16, 2010 | Comments (3)
Category: Aliens, Fish, Australia, Natural Wonders
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