Tag: rare

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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Dec 24, 2013

Picture of the Day: Aurora Borealis – Christmas Edition

Picture of the Day: Aurora Borealis – Christmas Edition

AURORA BOREALIS – CHRISTMAS EDITION Photograph by Frank Olsen Seen here is a rare red aurora beautifully complementing the green band of colour below. The image was taken at Hakoya island, just outside of Tromsoe, Norway on October 25th, 2011 by photographer Frank Olsen. An aurora is a natural light display in…

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Dec 14, 2013

Snow Falls in Cairo for the First Time in 112 Years

Snow Falls in Cairo for the First Time in 112 Years

For the first time in 112 years it is snowing in Cairo, the capital city of Egypt. In a city that averages less than an inch (25.4 mm) of rain in a year, precipitation in any form is quite rare. The entire Middle East region is experiencing record snowfalls, the likes that have not…

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Dec 3, 2013

Every 10 Years a River of Fog Fills the Grand Canyon

Every 10 Years a River of Fog Fills the Grand Canyon

On the last weekend of November 2013, a rare weather phenomenon occurred at the Grand Canyon in Arizona, USA. In an event that only happens approximately every 10 years, the entire canyon was filled with fog. To heighten the scene, the skies above were clear and cloudless. The phenomenon is known as ‘temperature inversion’…

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Dec 1, 2013

Picture of the Day: Mammatus Clouds

Picture of the Day: Mammatus Clouds

MAMMATUS CLOUDS Photograph by MICHEL FILION Website | Flickr | Facebook | Twitter | Google+ In this fantastic capture by Michel Filion, we see rare mamatus clouds during a storm in Quebec, Canada. The photo was taken from the back of the photographer’s house. Mammatus, also known as mammatocumulus (meaning “mammary cloud”…

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