Blosom, the world's tallest cow, was measured at 6-foot-2 inches tall (190 cm) from hoof to withers in early 2015.
image credit There's a lot being said about climate change these days. Most people (and most scientists) think it's happening now; some say it's a myth.
image credit Google Earth Since 1975, car makers have been heading to Apulia, near the coast of the Ionian Sea, to test their wares at Porsche's Nardò Technical Center, which celebrates its 40th birthday this month.
image credit Penal transportation is the sending of convicted criminals to a penal colony. Transportation sentences were fixed at a duration of seven years, 14 years, or life.
A baby goat trying to headbutt a horse. The little fellow won't give up. YouTube link (thanks Diann) The Presurfer
Today, Google celebrates the 114th birthday of Japanese special effects director Eiji Tsuburaya. He is responsible for many Japanese science-fiction movies, being one of the co-creators of the Godzilla series, as well as the main creator of Ultraman.
Yesterday, Microsoft unveiled a completely redesigned version of Bing Maps for the web. The new Bing Maps lets you search, view, and share multiple places at one time, see reviews and photos from Microsoft's partners, view rich visuals and information for the places you plan to visit, and plan your travel times.
Stare at the white dot on the nose in the negative. Do this for 15 seconds. Don't look anywhere else, just the white dot.
One of the best skaters in the world, 21-year-old Danny Leon from Spain, is transformed into an 80-year-old man and wanders into a skatepark to do some tricks.
Taxidermy is the art of preparing, stuffing, and mounting the skins of animals for display or for other sources of study or simply the preservation of a beloved pet.
image credit: Andreas Kay Imagine that you're a hungry predator foraging through the forest, hot on the trail of a juicy insect for your next meal.
image credit Deadvlei is an otherworldly landscape in Naminia which is a sun-blackened dead forest in a dried oasis surrounded by rust-orange giant sand dunes.
Nowhere in the world has the interaction between foreign cultures been so fruitful as in Japan. The rise of English as the global tongue has created a whole new subset of language in the Land of the Rising Sun, a sort of fusion of English and Japanese called wasei-eigo.
image credit If you want beautiful fireworks bursting in the sky, you're going to need to mine the Earth first.
Snowball the cockatoo gets down to Queen's 'Another One Bites The Dust.' YouTube link (via Laughing Squid) The Presurfer
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Press and drag to make wind. The lion will surely appreciate. (via Neatorama) The Presurfer
NASA's New Horizons - the fastest spacecraft ever created - will speed past Pluto on July 14, 2015, beaming back high resolution photos (and invaluable data) of the dwarf planet's surface for the first time in human history.
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image credit Given the vastness of space, it may only be a matter of time before we make contact with intelligent extraterrestrials.