Thursday, May 2, 2013

Saturn's Giant hurricane

Measurements have sized the eye at 1,250 miles (2,000 kilometers) across with cloud speeds as fast as 330 miles per hour (150 meters per second). 


Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Boy with 15 fingers and 16 toes

He now has ten fingers and ten toes following a six-and-a-half hour operation at a hospital in Shenyang, Liaoning, to remove the surplus 11 digits.



Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Tallest Man in the World

The world’s tallest man is Sultan K√∂sen (Turkey, b.10 December 1982) who is 251 cm (8 ft 3 in). He also holds the records for widest hand span and largest feet on a living person.


Taj Mahal hidden during War

Taj Mahal was covered with a huge scaffold during World War 2 to make it look like a stockpile of Bamboo and misguide any enemy bombers. (It was also disguised again in 1971!)


Girl Frozen for 500yrs

She was found in 1999 near Llullaillaco’s 6739 meter summit. An Argentine-Peruvian expedition found the perfectly preserved body and she was nicknamed “La doncella” which means “The maiden”. According to the Inca she was chosen to go and live with the gods. But in reality she was a sacrifice to the Inca Gods and had been brutally killed in the name of religion.