Since the beginning earth is having changes in weather conditions. And when it gets to its extreme, it causes a disaster. That disaster ruins the lives of the affected people. It cannot be stopped completely, but it can be prevented or avoided. Technology has been developed so far to predict the forthcoming natural disaster and its intensity to the possible accurate extent. But with all that prevention sometimes it so happens hilariously that everything gets finished in a minute’s time.
Each year in some parts of the world abrupt natural changes causes disaster, so in the year 2011 too, the world met floods, tornadoes, droughts, earthquakes and possibly every weather disaster that exists. Economies get badly affected by these disasters, but the misery is marked into the history.
Let’s have a look at the world’s most worst and hilarious natural disasters that inflicted in the year 2011.
10. Pakistan floods
Scientists at the Russian Academy Of Sciences’ Institute of Cell Biophysics lab in Pushchino, Russia, have successfully germinated and sprouted seeds from the narrow-leafed campion plant (Silene stenophylla) which are nearly 30,000 years old. The seeds were discovered along the Kolyma River in Siberia, buried together with other seeds and fruits in a squirrel’s food cache which have been frozen in permafrost since the Ice Age. via Hungeree
Ribera Del Duero HQ by Estudio Barozzi Veiga on thisispaper.com
The site, on the edge of the town, has been sculpted by the city and the landscape, and the project, interprets this conditions, showing the essential features that bring us closer to understanding it. The building becomes a transition element…
Oh, that seems like one happy face. I don’t think the ape could get any happier than it is on the very first photo called Tell me another! by Carles Just. That’s what’s called a nice start into our daily inspirational series. I’ll keep with the nature and species … love the octopus b/w photo. Kind of majestic. Got to say our illustrations are stuffed with quality today … check the slightly futuristic Birth of Venus by Jason Chan and the dude hitting on a stewardess by Denis Zilber. The last illustration is stunning. Love the style. Jimmy Pickering seems to be pretty talented. Let’s move to ads … there is one I would like to highlight. It’s the Bareface: Models in Demand, Green by Livingroom. I am sure you’ll understand why I can’t skip the architecture / design today … the Costa Brava property is a dream. I could kill for that view :). Anyway, can’t leave without few freebies … if you guys need some medical icons, we got it at the very bottom. It’s called Med.icon and of course it’s from Templay.de. Enjoy!
Simon Beck has spent a lot of time at Arc2000 in the French Alps this winter, but he hasn’t been skiing. Beck spends his days doing something entirely different: making snow art. Many compare Beck’s work to “crop circles,” but this is not the labor of “aliens” who’ve chosen a wintrier medium. This “snow art” is the work of a lone artist who spends hours trudging around the French ski resort to fashion his designs.
Beck’s intricate creations come in a range of forms from spirals to cubes, snowflakes, and abstract figures. These snowy “crop circles” are created by the simple act of walking in the snow wearing raquettes.
“They aren’t hard to do,” Beck boasts on his snow art page. “Good exercise, yes, but not particularly difficult. I’ve placed it in the walking category as they are made by walking about in snowshoes.”
The Oxford-educated self-employed map maker typically walks for about five hours or until he gets too tired, using a headlamp if it gets dark first. The shapes are created by a kind of reverse orienteering. The main lines and points are surveyed using a sighting compass with distances measured either by pace counting or string.
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Ruined Polaroids by William Miller on thisispaper.com
These pictures are taken with a camera that is, by most definitions, broken: an old Polaroid SX-70 camera that I rescued from a yard sale last year. I’ve always loved this camera. It is an ingeniously conceived, complicated bundle of gears and switches with dozens of moving parts packed in tight like a chrome and leather pistol…