Archive for August, 2016
Tags: Aconitum, agriculture, Alnwick Castle, Belladonna, England, gardening, Giant Hogweed, Laurel, Monkshood, Northumberland, plant science, Poison Garden, poisonous plant, video
Tags: Acrophobia, China, glass bridge, Glass Walkway, Hunan, Tianmen mountain, tourism, travel, Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
If you’re scared of heights then you might want to look away now, because this walkway in China is your worst nightmare come true. The fact that it’s attached 4,600ft (1,403 metres) up the side of a mountain is scary enough, but the fact that it’s also made of glass is nothing short of terrifying. Situated on the side of Tianmen mountain in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Hunan Province, the walkway is 328ft (100 metres) long and 5.2ft (1.6 metres) wide.
Tags: Accumoli, Amatrice, Arquata del Tronto, disaster, earthquake, Italy, Marche, natural disaster, Pescara del Tronto, photography, picture, Sergio Pirozzi
Towns in a mountainous stretch of central Italy were severely damaged by an earthquake that killed hundreds of people and trapped scores under debris.
Tags: cartoon, comic, Far Side, Farside, funny, Gary Larson, humor, lion tamer, shooting blanks
Tags: crash test, destruction, Shopping Cart, speed, video, wreck