Archive | April, 2011

Beautiful Planet

Beautiful Planet – Oh I so want to go to the ISS! [34 Pics]

1 Indian Ocean Maldives “The sunny side of life” is a catchphrase used to attract tourists to the Maldive Islands. Well it certainly looks heavenly from the ISS. Time to order a large drink, you know, one with a lot of fruit and a little umbrella, then stretch out on a hammock and just enjoy […]

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Christ the Redeemer

Christ the Redeemer the statue of Jesus Christ in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil [34 Pics]

Introduction Christ the Redeemer (Portuguese: Cristo Redentor) is a statue of Jesus Christ in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; considered the second largest Art Deco statue in the world. It is 39.6 metres (130 ft) tall, including its 9.5 metres (31 ft) pedestal, and 30 metres (98 ft) wide. It weighs 635 tonnes (625 long,700 short […]

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Trees cocooned in spiders webs, an unexpected side effect of the flooding in Sindh, Pakistan

Spiderwebs in Pakistani trees after 2010 floods [9 Pics]

1 Photo credit: Russell Watkins/Department for International Development Russell Watkins/Department for International Development 4 Photo Credit: Russell Watkins/Department for International Development 6 Photo Credit: Russell Watkins/Department for International Development 8 Photo Credit: Russell Watkins/Department for International Development

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