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State Farm Helping Charitable Causes

State Farm Helping Charitable Causes

admin April 11, 2013 Comments Off

    All over the United States and Canada, thousands of submissions has flown in to the State Farm Neighborhood Assist program, a youth-led philanthropic program dedicated to identifying and solving community problems. The focus

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Machu Picchu: Before And After Photos

Machu Picchu: Before And After Photos

ivana July 23, 2011 Comments Off

Machu Picchu  is a pre-Columbian 15th-century Inca site located 2,430 metres above sea level. It is situated on a mountain ridge above the Urubamba Valley in Peru, which is 80 kilometres northwest of Cusco

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Soviet Large Hadron Collider

Soviet Large Hadron Collider

ivana February 21, 2011 Comments Off

Everybody has heard about the Large Hadron Collider, which recently launched at CERN. But that’s about its Soviet analogue few people know. Accelerator itself, or rather what was left of him is in Protvino,

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Siberian Winter Swimming

Siberian Winter Swimming

ivana December 21, 2010 Comments Off

Would you do this at – 36C? I would never do it, I simply couldn’t. But these people from a local club in Krasnoyarsk went swimming in the Yenisei River on December 12, while

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Brute Force Of Nature

Brute Force Of Nature

ivana December 9, 2010 Comments Off

Towering above the landscape that surrounds it, this huge boulder is a graphic display of the awesome force created by an erupting volcano. The 1,000-ton rock, which stands more than 50 feet high, tumbled

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Artists Create World’s Largest Sand Sculpture

Artists Create World’s Largest Sand Sculpture

ivana October 5, 2010 Comments Off

Measuring a total of 22.43 meters in height, this detailed sand sculpture, created at the Zhoushan Sand Sculpture Festival, in China, has been acknowledged as the world’s tallest sand sculpture. Officials from the Guinness

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Flying giants: Incredibly rare display as manta rays leap 9ft out of water into the air

Flying giants: Incredibly rare display as manta rays leap 9ft out of water into the air

ivana September 23, 2010 Comments Off

They could be mistaken for strange-looking birds but these creatures are actually manta rays, leaping a staggering nine feet in the air. The plucky animals, which measure just over three feet wide, demonstrate their

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Can You See Me? | Animal Camouflage: Leaf Mimics

Can You See Me? | Animal Camouflage: Leaf Mimics

ivana September 12, 2010 Comments Off

Nature is fascinating, and some of Nature’s best work—or evolution rather—is illustrated by a group of animals that have evolved  adapted to mimic leaves. Leaf mimics employ a heightened form of camouflage to evade

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Seven Of The World’s Weirdest Plants

Seven Of The World’s Weirdest Plants

ivana September 9, 2010 Comments Off

Everyone should be familiar with the genus Dionea or “Venus Fly Trap” above, but the vegetative world is home to plenty stranger, and while perhaps not as adrenaline-pumping as Crustaceans or as gruesome as

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Underground Sea

Underground Sea

ivana August 16, 2010 Comments Off

The Moravian Karst  is a karst landscape and protected nature reserve to the north of Brno in the eastern part of the Czech Republic, located near the town of Blansko. This region is also

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