Saturday, March 20, 2010

Friday, March 19, 2010

True Facts

1. Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the morning.

2. Alfred Hitchcock didn't have a belly button.

3. A pack-a-day smoker will lose approximately 2 teeth every 10 years.

4. People do not get sick from cold weather; it's from being indoors a lot more.

5. When you sneeze, all bodily functions stop, even your heart!

6. Only 7 per cent of the population are lefties.

7. Forty people are sent to the hospital for dog bites every minute.

8. Babies are born without kneecaps. They don't appear until they are 2-6 years old.

9. The average person over 50 will have spent 5 years waiting in lines.

10. The toothbrush was invented in 1498.

11. The average housefly lives for one month.

12. 40,000 Americans are injured by toilets each year.

13. A coat hanger is 44 inches long when straightened.

14. The average computer user blinks 7 times a minute.

15. Your feet are bigger in the afternoon than any other time of day.

16. Most of us have eaten a spider in our sleep.

17. The REAL reason ostriches stick their head in the sand is to search for water.

18. The only two animals that can see behind themselves without turning their heads are the rabbit and the parrot.

19. John Travolta turned down the starring roles in "An Officer and a Gentleman" and "Tootsie."

20. Michael Jackson owns the rights to the South Carolina State Anthem.

21. Most television commercials advertising milk, a mixture of white paint and a little thinner is used in place of the milk.

22. Prince Charles and Prince William NEVER travel on the same airplane, just in case there is a crash.

23. The first Harley Davidson motorcycle built in 1903 used a tomato can for a carburetor.

24. Most hospitals make money by selling the umbilical cords cut from women who give birth. They are used in vein transplant surgery.

25. Humphrey Bogart was related to Princess Diana. They were 7th cousins.

26. If coloring weren't added to Coca-Cola, it would be green. Would it then be called Greenola?

Hmm...

Thursday, March 18, 2010

What a YATCH!


A famous French shipbuilder ship company and one of Monaco joined hands together to build this yacht with enormous dimensions: the WHY 58x38. (58meter long and 38 meter wide) After the first pictures of this project.





Wally et Herm├Ęs use green energy to 20 to 30% fuel savings and 40 to 50% electricity consumption on board. Therefore there are 900 m2 equipped with solar panels, producing a daily output of 500 kW.



Three decks, a 25 meter pool, a spa helicopterpad a 100m2 with hammam, sauna, gym and massage room, a promenade of 130 meter, a music room, a dining room, a cinema, sun decks, suites, terraces, a lounge. The luxury is at the rendezvous.

The decks are connected by stairs but there is also an elevator.


The yacht, an area of 3400 m2 with seating for 12 passengers and 20 crew.

This is a "green" yacht.



With an area of 200m2 and completely covers the third deck. (This is the bedroom) The sea view is great and there is a private terrace of 25 meter long.





The yacht has the shape of a horseshoe and has a roof so everything is bathed in a sea of light.




On the lower deck are the common premises, such as lounge, piano bar and dining area



For the guests, 5 suites with sea views. There is also a reading room equipped.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Nomura's Jellyfish

Nomura’s Jellyfish (for some time in the genus Stomolophus) was named in tribute to Mr. Kan’ichi Nomura (18??-19??), Director General of the Fukui Prefectural Fisheries Experimental Station










Monday, March 15, 2010

Weird creature on the beach

Pictures captured along a Welsh beach. A 6-metre creature believed to be in the molluscs family with some saying it being a Crustacean linked with lobsters and prawns.









Sunday, March 14, 2010

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