Tag: rare

Aug 12, 2014

40 Rare Audition Tapes of Famous Celebrities

40 Rare Audition Tapes of Famous Celebrities

Some great audition clips of well-known actors, many before they were famous or had landed their ‘breakout’ role. Ignore the video’s title as a handful of the actors were quite well-known before the particular audition shown. Some of the clips included are also of actors that many might not consider ‘famous’. As for rarity…

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Jul 14, 2014

Once a Year These Cacti Will Flower for 24 Hours

Once a Year These Cacti Will Flower for 24 Hours

Photograph by Broken Inaglory Did you know there are cacti that only flower once a year and that the rare occurrence can last a mere 24 hours? In fact, certain species like Selenicereus grandiflorus only flower once a year at night and wither shortly thereafter. Two recent posts on reddit by Disguise_ready and SnugNinja…

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Jul 10, 2014

Touched By a Wild Mountain Gorilla

Touched By a Wild Mountain Gorilla

While on safari near Bwindi National Park in Uganda, John King had the experience of a lifetime; an up close and intimate encounter with a group of wild mountain gorillas. I can’t think of anything more exhilarating (and frightening!) then being surrounded by wild mountain gorillas with a massive Silverback (adult male) in tow.…

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Jun 29, 2014

This Cat Has the World’s Most Interesting Face

This Cat Has the World’s Most Interesting Face

Meet Venus the fascinating feline with the world’s most interesting face. The five-year old tortoiseshell not only has two different colored eyes (known as heterochromia), but she also has two starkly different fur colors split exactly down the middle of her face. Venus’ rare appearance has earned her the nickname Chimera cat (a single…

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Jun 25, 2014

World’s Only Documented All-White Humpback Spotted Off Sydney Coast

World’s Only Documented All-White Humpback Spotted Off Sydney Coast

Migaloo, the world’s only documented all-white humpback whale, was recently spotted off the coast of Sydney, Australia. It’s only the fourth time in 18 years the ultra rare, all-white whale has been seen in the waters surrounding New South Wales. Migaloo was first sighted in 1991 and its age is unknown. Whale watchers fortunate…

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Jun 23, 2014

Picture of the Day: The First Image of Earth from Another Planet

Picture of the Day: The First Image of Earth from Another Planet

THE FIRST IMAGE OF EARTH FROM ANOTHER PLANET Photograph by NASA/JPL/Cornell/Texas A&M This is the first image ever taken of Earth from the surface of a planet beyond the Moon. It was taken by the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit one hour before sunrise on the 63rd Martian day, or sol, of its…

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Jun 14, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Birth of a Star

Picture of the Day: The Birth of a Star

Photograph by ESA/Hubble & NASA In this incredible image captured by the Hubble Space Telescope, we are witness to the birth of a star. This new Hubble image shows IRAS 14568-6304, a young star that is cloaked in a haze of golden gas and dust. It appears to be embedded within an intriguing swoosh…

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