Saturday, October 4, 2008

25 Most Colorful Lakes on Earth

Purple and Red Lakes
Wonderful shot of a large salt lake, Uyuni, Bolivia. The red color is caused by astronomical numbers of microscopic, unicellular organisms living in the water and salt crust.
Turquoise and Blue Lakes
Green and Yellow Lakes

Black bear walks into Subway sandwich shop

Surveillance video shows the bear standing on hind legs to open door.
At one point the bear can be seen coming around behind the counter to sniff at the ingredients.
Rebecca Branton, an employee, is seen making a run for the bathroom, as the bear wanders around the Subway restaurant in Kitimat, British Columbia, Canada.
His every move was caught on the shop's nine video cameras.
It was tranquilized by conservation officers and relocated.

Bellboy, Can You Carry My Trunk?

It's not everyday that you see a wild elephant standing next to you at the reception of a hotel.
But in the Mfuwe Lodge in the South Luangwa National Park in Zambia, the sight of one or even ten elephants strolling around the lobby is a regular occurrence.
Unwittingly built on the elephant's traditional path in 1998, the Mfuwe Lodge stands directly en-route to this elephant herd's favorite food - wild mangoes.

Making 4,096 Noodles

A clip from Philip Morrison's 1987 PBS program "The Ring of Truth: Atoms" featuring chef Kin Jing Mark making noodles to demonstrate the principle of halving.