Company produces cards from elephant dung

dungA company in India is enjoying success with its own unique take on the traditional greetings card.

Ijender Shekhawat’s “Elephant Stamp” business produces greetings cards created from undigested grass and leaf fibers found in elephant droppings. Plans are going forward to process up to 30 tons of elephant dung every month in order to extract the necessary materials needed to produce the paper for the cards.
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Lake in France turns blood red

The river delta of Camargue in France is home to the peculiar spectacle of water that turns blood red.

Scientists believe that the reason this happens is because of the high salt concentration in the water, the salt can be found encrusting everything along the lake’s shoreline including plants, branches and rocks.

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Face of Jesus appears on tree stump

A cemetary in Belfast has become the latest scene of an alleged case of divine intervention.

When an otherwise ordinary looking tree was felled at Belfast City Cemetery in west Belfast, visitors were stunned to discover that an image resembling that of the face of Jesus had appeared in the exposed tree stump.

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Top 10 of global threats to the July 2012

global threatsSwaps on U.S. default grown for 3 months at 430 percent and the S & P has downgraded the first time in the history of the United States of sovereign debt rating. While the European debt crisis seemed contained, and China’s economic growth seemed to be generally not affected, and fueled the world’s GDP.

So it is hardly surprising that the collapse of the dollar analyst firm Oxford Analytica last year was the most urgent global risk (see table below), which could carry along the rest of the world into a tailspin.
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Mystery ‘fairy circles’ stump scientists

Nobody is able to explain the strange, bare circular patches that appear in the Nimibian grasslands. Known as ‘fairy circles’, the mysterious circles of bare land seem to appear and then disappear again, often years later, for reasons that nobody is yet able to determine. The circles range in size from 2m across to as much as 12m across with some lasting as long as 75 years. The remote region in which the phenomenon occurs has made it difficult for researchers to investigate.
Biologist Walter Tschinkel has been trying to get to the bottom of the mystery since first encountering the circles while on Safari in 2005. Continue reading “Mystery ‘fairy circles’ stump scientists”

Eight Icy landscapes that hard to believe

I select these places and photos, I can not think another thought to think “if it were not a photographer I guarantee they are real, believe they are a montage done in Photoshop. A glacier in Chile with colors and tones that seem painted, a lake that look like iceberg or glacier sculpture that looks like a frozen sea, Iceland, Norway icy plains, a giant island in the Arctic ice, or glacier building a natural dam collapses while in Argentina. Are some frozen landscapes scattered throughout the world, mostly to remote and elusive to access, but any of them I think, justify the title of the post.
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Secret Bible is discovered in Turkey

Secret BiblePope Benedict XVI says he wants to see the book 1,500 years old, which many say is the Gospel of Barnabas, which has been obscured by the Turkish state during the past 12 years.
14 million pound handmade tome with gold letters, written in Aramaic, Jesus’ mother tongue, is said to contain his early teachings and a prediction of the coming of the Prophet.

The leather-bound text, written on animal skin, was discovered by Turkish police during a smuggling operation in 2000.

He was watched closely until 2010, when it was finally delivered to the Ethnographic Museum in Ankara, and will soon be back on public display after a minor restoration.
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Alien found in Egyptian tomb

AlienA mysterious creature of between 150 and 160 centimeters was found by an archaeologist when near Lahun pyramid exploring a little closer to that of the twelfth dynasty of Senusret II. However, this fact was not revealed immediately.

The mummy of what looks like an alien, dating back over 2000 years and it seems it would be a humanoid” said a source at the Egyptian Department of Antiquities, who provided details and photographs of the finding but did so on condition of anonymity.
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Mermaids-Believe it or not

Dreams of meeting them, and some of their fears. From mythology we know the wonderful creatures that are similar to women with a woman’s body and fish tail. The body of mermaids pop covers are shiny scales. They have an incredibly beautiful voice, and eternal youth. His voluptuous singing lures sailors they are, and ordinary travelers. Lovely nymphs live in the seas, rivers and lakes. They comb their long hair, and sing the melody.

Every nation was represented by its mermaid. In the mythology of the ancient Slavs believed that mermaids – a girl – drowned, innocent children are blameless. It was rumored that undies out of the water at night, and death overtook the travelers passing by. Superstitious people carried with them to protect the sagebrush.
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The Dead Sea surprises

Dead, SeaThe Dead Sea is so called because of the salinity of its waters, which is incompatible with the life of fish, plants and marine animals. This salt lake is located at the junction of tectonic plates, where there are Asia and Africa. The sea is 400 meters below sea level, and a hot dry day due to evaporation of water levels can fall for another two or three centimeters. Once people have received the first satellite images of the Dead Sea, they noticed that from the height it looks very unusual. If one image combined image of the infrared, red and green spectral region, we get an unusually beautiful sight.
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