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May 30, 2010

Julia Gnuse "The Illustrated Lady" - The World's Most Tattooed Woman

julia_gnuse_05Julia Gnuse, commonly known by the nickname The Illustrated Lady born 1959, has 95% of her body (including her face) covered in tattoos and holds the Guinness Record for being the most tattooed woman in the world. Gnuse was born with porphyria, a condition in which sunlight results in blistering of the skin. As the blisters often result in scarring, she began getting tattoos as a way to cover up the scars. However, the tattoos do not prevent the skin from blistering as they are purely aesthetic.

World's Fastest Plants

Bunchberry - World's fastest plant explodes with pollen

0505_canadian_dogwood_02 Cornus canadensis (bunchberry or Canadian dogwood) grow in dense carpets in the tiaga or boreal forests of the northern hemisphere. Flowers bloom in late spring and produce small, edible, red berries during the summer. Credit: J. Edwards.

Like a medieval catapult, the bunchberry dogwood shoots pollen grains into the air faster than the Venus flytrap can snap its jaws shut, giving this launcher the speed record for plants.

"Most people think of plants as stationary and sedentary," said Joan Edwards of Williams College. "We were even surprised how fast this flower opens."

May 28, 2010

LeTourneau L-2350: World's Largest Wheel Loader

LeTourneau L-2350 02 The L-2350 loader from LeTourneau Inc. holds the Guinness World Record for Biggest Earth Mover. Designed to center-load haul trucks with capacities of up to 400 tons, the L-2350 provides an operating payload of 160,000 pounds, a 24-foot lift height, and an 11.5-foot reach.

May 26, 2010

Hotelicopter - World's Largest and First Flying Hotel

hotelicopter_00 Announcing the world’s first and largest flying hotel! Welcome to The Hotelicopter. Experience the adrenaline rush of taking off and flying high in the largest helicopter ever produced.

The Hotelicopter features 18 luxuriously-appointed rooms for adrenaline junkies seeking a truly unique and memorable travel experience.

May 23, 2010

The Largest Auto Recalls in History

You shouldn't be afraid of recalls - they're an action of goodwill on the part of the manufacturer to keep the customer safe. On the other hand, some are pretty spectacular!

Top 20 Richest World Leaders

Top 20 Richest World Leaders Althought last year was marked with the global economic crisis, the world's leading political leaders enjoyed in its wealth, and some of theme have increased their wealth.

In front of you is a list of 20 world's richest political leaders, you evaluate whether should everyone to deal with policy in the 21st century?

May 21, 2010

20 Of The Best Defaults Windows 7 Wallpapers

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These wallpapers are really amazing,and every of these wallpapers are free for download and use. All These wallpapers were collected on DeviantART. There are wallpapers in few different sizes, so everyone can find what he need.

May 19, 2010

Top 7 Most Expensive Guitars in the World

guitar Here’s the most expensive guitars in the world. As We know guitar is one of the most popular music instrument. People around the world love to play guitar and listen the rhythm of the famous guitar player. Let’s take a look at the list of most expensive guitars in the world:

May 17, 2010

World's Largest Natural Breasts (Norma Stitz)

World's Largest Natural Breasts (Norma Stitz) 01 BIGGEST boobs record holder Norma Stitz has told how her 67in bust gets in the way of meeting men.

Her boobs — which tip the scales at nearly 40lbs — have been officially recognised as the biggest ever natural breasts by Guinness World Records.

Norma, from Atlanta, Georgia, said: when people ask me why I don’t just get a reduction I say 'Are you crazy?' I love my boobs and they are winning me a wonderful life.

May 16, 2010

World's Biggest Digging Machine by Krupp

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This is the largest digging machine (or trencher or rotating shovel) in the world. It was built by Krupp and is shown here crossing a road in Germany on the way to its destination, an open air coal mine. Although at the mine the treads are unnecessary, it was cheaper to make the machine self-propelled than to try and move it with conventional hauling equipment. Some factoids:

May 14, 2010

5 Strongest Alcoholic Drinks in the World

alcohol-drinks Have you ever walked into your local liquor store and wondered, without reading the labels of each and every bottle there, which is the strongest alcohol they sell? Which would let you get the most bang for your buck? Which to slip into your dates drink to ‘loosen her up?’ (By the way, don’t do that.)

May 11, 2010

Top 10 Most Expensive Animals in the World

animals Some people have cats, other have dogs some other birds or aquarium full of small fishes, but some people have animals for which a lot of people could sad, that they are walking bank accounts.

Why? Because these animals cost thousands of $ US.  Lets find out!

Just before we investigate how much some spices cost and check quick description, lets think also about this:

Although it is illegal to have them at home (if you have too much money by chance in your pocket) it’s good to think also about expenses. These exotic animals cost a lot, but their ‘maintenance’ evens more because they need special food and environment.

World’s Largest Beer Stein (on sale)

biggest-bear-stein_resize If you love drinking, then this 35 pounds and over 4 feet tall beer stein (empty), is going to fascinate you for sure. Yes, that’s right. It’s real and worlds’ biggest in its category. On 1001BeerSteins.com you can buy this piece to add a distinction to your bar. The original priced of this piece is $8,037.99, which has been reduced to $6,027.99 including free ground shipping. The reduced prize is your 25% discount. It’s a ethically cared stoneware that contains fine painting by Brueghel depicting a scene of wedding, of course a fine occasion for drinking. You’ll find it completely traditional German in style.

May 9, 2010

World's Largest Hamburger Contender from Canada Weighed In at 590 Pounds

World's Largest Hamburger Contender from Canada Weighed In at 590 Pounds 000 On May 7, 2010, Barbecue Chef Ted Reader completed the giant hamburger in Toronto. Canadian Barbecue chef made world’s largest burger and has broken the earlier Guinness World Record of 84 kilograms. Reader said, “They still have to wait for Guinness to give them the official nod that they’ve claimed the biggest burger crown."

Top 5 Quarterback Signees For 2010

football-quarterback Quarterbacks can make or break a signing class.

Florida’s 2006 class had plenty of talent, including wide receiver Percy Harvin and linebacker Brandon Spikes, but the class became special because of the success of quarterback Tim Tebow.

At the same time, Tennessee struggled to succeed in the SEC because highly-touted quarterback Jonathan Crompton fell short of the high expectations the accompanied him in 2005.

Here is a look at the top five quarterback signees in the SEC for 2010.

May 5, 2010

World's Most Dangerous Extreme Sports

Most-Dangerous-Extreme-Sports Are you into extreme sports? Whether you’ve actually partaken or just have a macabre fascination, extreme sports (also known as “X Games”) are the most entertaining of all sports - and at times the craziest (or dumbest depending on your opinion). Even if you think some of these people are crazy or downright stupid, you have to watch. There are roughly a hundred extreme sports that I’m aware of, but I’ve come up with a great list of the most brutal of them all.

May 4, 2010

The Largest Chocolate Sculpture in the World

The Milan dome chocolate sculpture was listed for the world largest chocolate sculpture in the world by the Guinness Book of Records. this dome of milan was made by Mirco Della Vecchia, one of Italy’s most famous chocolatiers, he has set a new world record for the largest chocolate sculpture.