Dec 23, 2014

Picture of the Day: Chubby Cheeks

Picture of the Day: Chubby Cheeks

Photograph by Cephas on Wikimedia Commons Seen here is an Eastern chipmunk with cheeks filled with food. The cute critter was spotted in the Cap Tourmente National Wildlife Area in Quebec, Canada. The eastern chipmunk (Tamias striatus) is a chipmunk species found in eastern North America. A small species, it reaches about 30 cm…

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Dec 23, 2014

This is How Snails Eat Carrots and Celery

This is How Snails Eat Carrots and Celery

Apparently snails will eat every part of a carrot except for the skin and all of the flesh of a celery aside from the stringy bits. What remains is pretty interesting to see, especially the carrot! Reddit user jasamaha8 took some fascinating close-ups so we could see the remains after the snails in his…

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Dec 23, 2014

This Guy Wore a Heart Rate Monitor During His Marriage Proposal and Graphed the Results

This Guy Wore a Heart Rate Monitor During His Marriage Proposal and Graphed the Results

Reddit user sesipikai proposed to his girlfriend earlier this year (she said yes!) while the couple were visiting Rome, Italy. After visiting the Colosseum the couple went to the Roman Forum where he popped the big question (after enjoying some delicious ice cream). Interested to chart his heart rate (bpm) during the marriage proposal…

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Dec 23, 2014

This Beach Has a Natural Rock Barrier. When Ocean Waves Crash Things Get Awesome

This Beach Has a Natural Rock Barrier. When Ocean Waves Crash Things Get Awesome

Seen here is the amazing beach at Playa Puerto Nuevo in Vega Baja, Puerto Rico. A large natural rock formation colloquially known as “La Peña” shelters the beach from the open seas. During rough marine conditions, huge waves from the North Atlantic Ocean smash against the rocky barrier, cascading down the rock face and…

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Dec 22, 2014

Picture of the Day: Wind Blown

Picture of the Day: Wind Blown

Photograph by NICK MATTLOCK Seen here is wind-blown rime ice found on a stretch of square wire fence running up the side of the Cheviot Hills in Northumberland, UK. According to the BBC, a spokesman said: “There has to be a strong wind, temperatures have to be between plus one Celsius and minus one…

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Dec 22, 2014

A Grotto Sauna on the Lake

A Grotto Sauna on the Lake

Perched at the north-west edge of San Souci Island on Lake Huron, the 800 sq. ft. Grotto Sauna is a free-standing structure situated on a large-scale rock formation designed by Partisans. The selected concept for the Grotto prescribed a solid, simple presence on the exterior, while the interior followed dynamic air movements in curvature…

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Dec 22, 2014

Festive Baubles Turn Beards Into Christmas Trees

Festive Baubles Turn Beards Into Christmas Trees

Beard Baubles are festive ornaments for your beard. The idea is the brainchild of Mike Kennedy and Pauline Ashford from London ad agency Grey London. All proceeds from the sales of the baubles go towards Beard Season, an Australian charity dedicated to fighting melanoma. The original idea was for all of the…

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