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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

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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

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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.




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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

Giant Aussie Earthworms

Posted By: Paul | Date: Fri Nov 20, 2009 | Comments (1)
Category: Animals, Australia, Natural Wonders

White Sands National Monument





Do they still let you sand-ski in the park? Or are you only allowed to look at weapons of mass destruction?

Posted By: Paul | Date: Sat Oct 03, 2009 | Comments (3)
Category: Landmarks, Monuments, Sightseeing, North America, Natural Wonders, Weapons

Millions of Locusts

<a href="http://www.joost.com/3519f7j/t/Marathon-Flying-Locusts">Marathon Flying Locusts</a>

Millions of birds in flight are pretty, albeit just a little scary.

Millions of hungry bugs in flight are just plain scary!
Posted By: Paul | Date: Sun Sep 13, 2009 | Comments (3)
Category: Insects, Australia, Natural Wonders
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