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Cat vs. Trashcan

I think this one’s a draw.

What it would look like if we had Saturn-like rings around Earth.

saturn rings on earth

And someone else flew a quadrotor with a Dji Phantom camera into ice caves in Alaska:

<p><a href=”http://vimeo.com/89059231″>Bigger Than Life – Ice Caves</a> from <a href=”http://vimeo.com/firefightfilms”>Firefight Films</a> on <a href=”https://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p>

A white ermine in the wild.

ermine in the wild

Someone flew a quadrotor with a Dji Phantom camera into Yasur volcano on Tanna island, Vanuatu, and got some spectacular footage:

A real-color photograph of Saturn taken by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft. You can just see that weird hexagonal storm at the pole.

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If Google Search Was a Real Person, Part 2

CollegeHumor once again imagines a world where Google’s search engine is actually a real person that everyone consults. Watch to the end.

An emerald snail fossil. All of the original snail’s shell has been replaced with crystalline emerald. This specimen is perhaps unique in the world, a priceless museum treasure.

There’s a opal shop inside the Hotel Del Coronado. Part of their displays include an opalized snail shell — not for sale. But I always asked anyway every time I went there, just in case. You never know when some naive and inexperienced clerk might just sell it to me.

emerald snail fossil

Basset Hound Clown Car

Five of Gretchen Hoey‘s six basset hounds file out one-by-one from an igloo-style doghouse in “clown car style.” What makes this all the more remarkable is, that although basset hounds are short, they are not small dogs and can weigh up to 75 pounds.

Saumur, Loire valley, France, in 1928, by photographer H. Armstrong Roberts.

saumur-loire valley-france-1928-h armstrong roberts

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