Tag: rare

Mar 30, 2014

This is the Most Interesting Car Vent in the World

This is the Most Interesting Car Vent in the World

Well that’s a statement I never thought I would make. But here we are. If you have seen a more interesting car vent please advise in the comments below.

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Mar 28, 2014

Deaf Since Birth. This Woman Hears for the First Time in 40 Years

Deaf Since Birth. This Woman Hears for the First Time in 40 Years

Joanne Milne from Gateshead, England has been deaf since birth. Joanne suffers from Ushers syndrome, a rare medical condition that has also impacted her vision. The 40-year-old was fitted with bilateral cochlear implants in February but had to wait four weeks to determine if the operation was a success. Joanne’s friend Tremayne Crossley was…

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Mar 26, 2014

Rare Portraits of Roald Amundsen. The First Person to Reach the South Pole

Rare Portraits of Roald Amundsen. The First Person to Reach the South Pole

Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen (16 July 1872 – c. 18 June 1928) was a Norwegian explorer of polar regions. He led the Antarctic expedition (1910-12) to become the first men to reach the South Pole in December 1911. In 1926, he was the first expedition leader to be recognized without dispute as having reached…

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Mar 20, 2014

Guy Solves Impossible Wheel of Fortune Puzzle in One Guess. Wins $45K

Guy Solves Impossible Wheel of Fortune Puzzle in One Guess. Wins $45K

With his grandfather, parents and brother in the crowd, Wheel of Fortune contestant Emil solved the seemingly impossible Bonus Round puzzle on his first guess with only two of the twelve letters revealed! The bonus puzzle netted Emil $45,000 USD to give him a grand total of $63,099 on the day. If you skip…

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Mar 13, 2014

This is the World’s First ‘All White’ Blue Marlin Ever Caught on Film

This is the World’s First ‘All White’ Blue Marlin Ever Caught on Film

Photograph via Maverick Yachts and Sportfishing Charters Bob and Karen Weaver got the fish charter of a lifetime when they caught (and released!), what the IGFA and TBF are saying is the first ever ‘all white’ blue marlin ever caught on film. The rare fish was caught off the coast of Los Sueños, Costa…

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Jan 20, 2014

10 Rare Salvador Dali Illustrations of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet

10 Rare Salvador Dali Illustrations of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet

In 1975, world-renowned Spanish surrealist Salvador Dali created a rare set of illustrations for Shakespeare’s famous play, Romeo and Juliet. The series consisted of 10 off-set lithographs on heavy paper with 99 pages of bound text contained in a red/burgundy silk slipcase with the lithographs signed in the plate. Also included was an additional…

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Jan 13, 2014

Chewbacca Tweets an Epic Series of Behind-the-Scenes Photos from Star Wars

Chewbacca Tweets an Epic Series of Behind-the-Scenes Photos from Star Wars

It all started with a simple tweet… #nostalgic so Im going to post some pics tonight. Like this 1 of Harrison, Anthony, Carrie & I sharing a laugh… http://t.co/FblggUaU5e— Peter Mayhew (@TheWookieeRoars) January 08, 2014 Peter Mayhew (@TheWookieRoars), the 7′ 3″ (2.21 m) actor who played Chewbacca in the Star Wars films…

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