Quite Fascinating and (sometimes) Disturbing...

User avatar
shireling
Frodo's Stewed Coney
Posts: 6589
Joined: Sun Mar 21, 2010 5:37 pm
Location: Mordor? Make it so!

Re: Quite Fascinating and (sometimes) Disturbing...

Postby shireling » Sun Sep 20, 2015 11:19 am

Image
Image

'By Elbereth and Luthien the Fair, you shall have neither the Ring nor me! Engage!'
Avatar courtesy of Candy Kane, Webmistress Extraordinaire and Slayer of Trolls

User avatar
shireling
Frodo's Stewed Coney
Posts: 6589
Joined: Sun Mar 21, 2010 5:37 pm
Location: Mordor? Make it so!

Re: Quite Fascinating and (sometimes) Disturbing...

Postby shireling » Sun Sep 20, 2015 11:23 am

Image
Image

'By Elbereth and Luthien the Fair, you shall have neither the Ring nor me! Engage!'
Avatar courtesy of Candy Kane, Webmistress Extraordinaire and Slayer of Trolls

User avatar
shireling
Frodo's Stewed Coney
Posts: 6589
Joined: Sun Mar 21, 2010 5:37 pm
Location: Mordor? Make it so!

Re: Quite Fascinating and (sometimes) Disturbing...

Postby shireling » Mon Sep 28, 2015 12:42 am

These animals are male on one side and female on the other...

http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20150916 ... -the-other
Image

'By Elbereth and Luthien the Fair, you shall have neither the Ring nor me! Engage!'
Avatar courtesy of Candy Kane, Webmistress Extraordinaire and Slayer of Trolls

User avatar
shireling
Frodo's Stewed Coney
Posts: 6589
Joined: Sun Mar 21, 2010 5:37 pm
Location: Mordor? Make it so!

Re: Quite Fascinating and (sometimes) Disturbing...

Postby shireling » Thu Oct 08, 2015 11:26 am

Image

This iceberg's parents melted.. now he fights global warming
Image

'By Elbereth and Luthien the Fair, you shall have neither the Ring nor me! Engage!'
Avatar courtesy of Candy Kane, Webmistress Extraordinaire and Slayer of Trolls

User avatar
shireling
Frodo's Stewed Coney
Posts: 6589
Joined: Sun Mar 21, 2010 5:37 pm
Location: Mordor? Make it so!

Re: Quite Fascinating and (sometimes) Disturbing...

Postby shireling » Wed Oct 21, 2015 8:21 pm

Image
Image

'By Elbereth and Luthien the Fair, you shall have neither the Ring nor me! Engage!'
Avatar courtesy of Candy Kane, Webmistress Extraordinaire and Slayer of Trolls

User avatar
shireling
Frodo's Stewed Coney
Posts: 6589
Joined: Sun Mar 21, 2010 5:37 pm
Location: Mordor? Make it so!

Re: Quite Fascinating and (sometimes) Disturbing...

Postby shireling » Mon Oct 26, 2015 3:48 am

Image
Image

'By Elbereth and Luthien the Fair, you shall have neither the Ring nor me! Engage!'
Avatar courtesy of Candy Kane, Webmistress Extraordinaire and Slayer of Trolls

User avatar
shireling
Frodo's Stewed Coney
Posts: 6589
Joined: Sun Mar 21, 2010 5:37 pm
Location: Mordor? Make it so!

Re: Quite Fascinating and (sometimes) Disturbing...

Postby shireling » Wed Dec 02, 2015 8:05 pm

Image

...Extremely Rare Quadruple Rainbow, Long Island, New York...
Image

'By Elbereth and Luthien the Fair, you shall have neither the Ring nor me! Engage!'
Avatar courtesy of Candy Kane, Webmistress Extraordinaire and Slayer of Trolls

User avatar
shireling
Frodo's Stewed Coney
Posts: 6589
Joined: Sun Mar 21, 2010 5:37 pm
Location: Mordor? Make it so!

Re: Quite Fascinating and (sometimes) Disturbing...

Postby shireling » Sat Dec 05, 2015 2:41 am

Image

...on the off chance that you might be wondering how many rubber bands it would take to crush a watermelon - your wait is over...
Image

'By Elbereth and Luthien the Fair, you shall have neither the Ring nor me! Engage!'
Avatar courtesy of Candy Kane, Webmistress Extraordinaire and Slayer of Trolls

User avatar
shireling
Frodo's Stewed Coney
Posts: 6589
Joined: Sun Mar 21, 2010 5:37 pm
Location: Mordor? Make it so!

Re: Quite Fascinating and (sometimes) Disturbing...

Postby shireling » Sat Dec 05, 2015 3:11 am

Image

This is because the gene that regulates anti-freeze production was taken from the Arctic Flounder fish and introduced to the plant. (and) The Arctic flounder is a right-eyed flatfish. Its upper side is dark olive green to dark brown in colour, sometimes with black spots or dark patches; its underside is white. Its fins are pale brown, sometimes with a yellow tinge or faint dark spots. - wiki


This is a really pretty shade of blue...and I was so disappointed that the fish isn't that color :( .
Image

'By Elbereth and Luthien the Fair, you shall have neither the Ring nor me! Engage!'
Avatar courtesy of Candy Kane, Webmistress Extraordinaire and Slayer of Trolls

User avatar
TomCotton
Vampire Slayer
Posts: 721
Joined: Sun Mar 21, 2010 8:52 pm
Location: USA

Re: Quite Fascinating and (sometimes) Disturbing...

Postby TomCotton » Sat Dec 05, 2015 12:28 pm

Allright, a fishy tasting strawberry. :yes: ;)
Mmmmmmmmmmm gooooooddddd! :)
§Doug§ AC000000 Eamus Catuli!!!!
Audere est Facere
"Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away." Philip K. Dick

User avatar
shireling
Frodo's Stewed Coney
Posts: 6589
Joined: Sun Mar 21, 2010 5:37 pm
Location: Mordor? Make it so!

Re: Quite Fascinating and (sometimes) Disturbing...

Postby shireling » Sat Dec 05, 2015 6:09 pm

Apparently they still taste like strawberries :) - some even better.

http://theverybesttop10.com/unusual-strawberries/
Image

'By Elbereth and Luthien the Fair, you shall have neither the Ring nor me! Engage!'
Avatar courtesy of Candy Kane, Webmistress Extraordinaire and Slayer of Trolls

User avatar
shireling
Frodo's Stewed Coney
Posts: 6589
Joined: Sun Mar 21, 2010 5:37 pm
Location: Mordor? Make it so!

Re: Quite Fascinating and (sometimes) Disturbing...

Postby shireling » Sat Jan 02, 2016 2:27 pm

Image
Image

'By Elbereth and Luthien the Fair, you shall have neither the Ring nor me! Engage!'
Avatar courtesy of Candy Kane, Webmistress Extraordinaire and Slayer of Trolls

User avatar
TomCotton
Vampire Slayer
Posts: 721
Joined: Sun Mar 21, 2010 8:52 pm
Location: USA

Re: Quite Fascinating and (sometimes) Disturbing...

Postby TomCotton » Mon Jan 04, 2016 12:29 pm

You gotta be sh****ng me! :bang: :lol:

But you gotta luv a good trompe l'oeil. :cheers: :D
§Doug§ AC000000 Eamus Catuli!!!!
Audere est Facere
"Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away." Philip K. Dick

User avatar
shireling
Frodo's Stewed Coney
Posts: 6589
Joined: Sun Mar 21, 2010 5:37 pm
Location: Mordor? Make it so!

Re: Quite Fascinating and (sometimes) Disturbing...

Postby shireling » Mon Jan 04, 2016 2:23 pm

The Roadrunner should have tipped them off! It's a shame to lose that :) .
Image

'By Elbereth and Luthien the Fair, you shall have neither the Ring nor me! Engage!'
Avatar courtesy of Candy Kane, Webmistress Extraordinaire and Slayer of Trolls

User avatar
TomCotton
Vampire Slayer
Posts: 721
Joined: Sun Mar 21, 2010 8:52 pm
Location: USA

Re: Quite Fascinating and (sometimes) Disturbing...

Postby TomCotton » Tue Jan 05, 2016 6:41 pm

Apparently it happened or did not happen in Brazil.
Road Runner Tunnel

No actual proof that the car in the photo did indeed run into the wall. Still a funny juxtaposition. :D
§Doug§ AC000000 Eamus Catuli!!!!
Audere est Facere
"Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away." Philip K. Dick


Return to “Non-Fiction”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest