Archive for July, 2016
Tags: Asten, bronze bells, casting, Eijsbouts bell foundry, Holland, video
Tags: baby names, bad parents, banned names, child rearing
Here in the U.S., we give parents a lot of leeway when it comes to naming their children. New Jersey only bans names that include obscenity, numerals, or symbols, so the Campbells were totally in the clear when naming their children Adolf Hitler and JoyceLynn Aryan Nation. And no one could stop Penn Jillette from naming his daughter Moxie Crimefighter. Other parts of the world aren’t as liberal when it comes to baby naming. Here are 22 examples of baby names that, for one reason or another, were deemed unfit for a birth certificate.
Tags: astronomy, NASA, nuclear waste disposal, rocketry, science, solar system, space exploration, video
Tags: photography, pic, picture, Pluto
Tags: Africa, elephant, Liwonde National Park, Malawi, Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve, wildlife
The African elephants are being tranquilized by dart from helicopters at Liwonde National Park, which is home to 800 threatened elephants — Malawi’s largest population of the animals. The tranquilized elephants are then loaded by crane onto trucks before being hauled 185 miles away to to Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve, according to organizers of the $1.6 million project.