The coolest kite ever designed by Tsan-Huang Feng. The bicycle man kite pedals in the wind as it flies!
Xylaria polymorpha, commonly known as dead man’s fingers, is a saprobic fungus. It is a common inhabitant of forest and woodland areas, usually growing from the bases of rotting or injured tree stumps and decaying wood. It has also been known to colonize substrates like woody legume pods, petioles, and herbaceous stems. It is characterized by its elongated upright, clavate, or strap-like stromata poking up through the ground, much like fingers.
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Slope Point is the southernmost point of the South Island of New Zealand. The area is frequently knocked with strong and chilling winds from Antarctica. Consequently, trees there grow leaning toward the north. The land around Slope Point is used for sheep farming and it remains uninhabited by humans. The distorted mini-forest was planted to serve as a shelter for the sheep.
An experimental flying bicycle (Photo by Easyart/PA Wire)
A collection of weird and insane inventions from the past that range from phone-answering robots to photo-taking revolvers. Enjoy!
Massive Halloween craziness from the early 1900s.