Sunday, November 21, 2010

Women in red...

A group of scientists at the University of Rochester (New York, USA) has found that women dressed in red are more attractive in the eyes of men, one dressed in green or blue. The study was published in European Journal of Social Psychology. "In the animal kingdom - Researchers explain - often the red signal when the female is at its most fertile, attracting more males of the species." The researchers conducted two experiments. In the first, a group of men stood talking with women dressed in red and green and experiment showed that they tended to ask questions more personal and intimate to the "Lady in Red". From the second test showed that the interaction with women dressed in red or blue, the boys tended to get closer to the representatives of the fairer sex dressed in red. The Council for the fairer sex for the next appointment? "Clad in red have more chance of success," says Kayser Nieste who led the study.

Monday, November 15, 2010


A boy of 20 years has taken on board, disguised as an elderly man on a flight from Hong Kong to Canada to ask for refugee status. In the picture the boy before and after the disguise. Came on board as if it were an old man (after an exchange of documents), it was changed back himself during the flight and making obviously rise to a suspicion among the hostesses who reported the case to immigration. Once landed he was escorted away by officers.

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Monday or Tuesday?

It's Tuesday, not Monday, the most depressing day of the week is what emerges from a study by British researchers at the London School of Economics which showed that while Monday is the day more miserable - including return to work and return to daily routine - the day when you feel down is more on Tuesday. The mood of the practically take flight Saturday by pervade all weekend with a feeling of well being. Data were collected from the LSE putting together the sms of 22 000 English which, for two months twice a day, they were sent text messages to text by asking them how they felt, what they were doing, where they were and with whom.

Monday, November 8, 2010

Washer without a rope...

A very brave window cleaner, at least as he does his job on one of the tallest skyscrapers in Dubai. The 50-story building is in an area called Jumeirah Beach.

The man washes the outside of the windows of the 34th floor, without any type of protection nor rope. Simply holding one arm to the window and cleans it with his other arm, remaining suspended in the air at the risk of falling from a height that would not give refuge to any human being. But the ease with which the man do his job, it seems that this did not create many problems.

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Thousand asteroids threatening Earth...

  Alarm from Moscow: over a thousand asteroids threatening Earth. This was stated by the Director of the Institute of Astronomy, Russian Academy of Sciences, Boris Shustov. "Almost 7,000 objects approaching the Earth, and from 1,000 to 1,200 of them are potentially hazardous" he said. Catalogued from Moscow "about 150 objects larger than one kilometer and about 1,000 objects with size from 100 meters to a kilometer, in the case of an impact could cause a catastrophe.
Fortunately, you do not know when objects with dimensions of hundreds of meters or more in real collision course with Earth and are very rare. What worries most is the asteroid 99942 Apophis which has a diameter of about 400 meters. In 2029 the Earth will rise to almost 37,000 km away, but in 2036 the possibility that it clashes with our planet are 1 against 45,000.

Friday, November 5, 2010

What a bed...

Sheets sidewalks that seem made of stone or cardboard boxes. It 's the provocative Snurk, a collection of bed linen designed by a Dutch couple to raise awareness to the plight of the homeless. The name says it all: The homeless and the Trottoir. But it's for a good cause: a percentage of sales is donated to the homeless, build shelters and make sure that especially the younger ones may have a roof over your head.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Goliath tigerfish!

In Africa, a man has found a giant fish that weighs 44 kg and is 150 cm long. The fifty-British brave fisherman Jeremy Wade has drawn an extraordinary example of "Goliath tigerfish" one of the most fearsome freshwater fish in the world. The fish has 32 teeth that are similar in size to those of a great white shark. Wade has shown that to catch the fish in the waters of the river Congo frightening used a sizable catfish as bait and a 90Kg's rod.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Extreme look.

Extreme hairstyles, unusual to say the least. Extravagance and excess are the scene of the Alternative Hair Show in London, an event dedicated to the hair look more obscure. With a good dose of irony.

Monday, November 1, 2010

Siesta's championship...

Soccer and bullfighting? No, the national sport in Spain is the siesta. A luxury which the Spaniards do not give up completely. In Madrid, held the first world championship organized by the siesta "Friends of the siesta." On the first day well attended by 360 people. The real siesta should last 20 minutes and must be made absolutely after lunch. A team of doctors to check the timer with the actual duration of sleep. Al "ganador" (the winner) will receive a prize of one thousand euro, the second 500 and third 250. Prizes for subcategories: the best sleeper, the original position, the best pajamas and preferred by the public. The league was formed with the purpose of defending one of the fundamental values of Spanish culture.

Sunday, October 31, 2010

Pianist with your feet...

Liu Wei, 23, is a Chinese pianist who has no arms won the first edition of "China's Got Talent" because of the toes that were moving fast on the keys to sing "You're beautiful." The boy has lost his arms in 10 years after it ended on a high voltage cable playing hide and seek.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

The light that protects you

The traffic lights are becoming more intelligent and our service. Here is the prototype of Aisa, bollard designed in Korea, with four arms in the middle of titanium to be installed at intersections equipped with cameras and sensors that warn Led by the sudden arrival of a vehicle or a person in transit and will alert you to other vehicles illuminating the ends of the other arms. The LEDs for each arm are three light intensities in different color depending on the speed with which comes a pedestrian or car.

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Body urban space!

Wedged between two buildings, huddled under a bench, hanging on a ledge. For the artists of "Bodies in Urban Spaces", a performance of street scene in the main cities of the world no place is inaccessible. With their colorful clothing in the most unlikely is hard not to notice them. Arousing wonder and reflect on urban spaces is in fact their goal. But not always work, in some cities artists have been mistaken for thieves and someone even called the police

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Royal Guard...

Sometimes stress, fatigue properties for long hours can make bad jokes. Fainting in the photo of one of Denmark's royal guards. All this happened during a reception at Christiansborg Palace in Copenhagen before the queen who was going through the corridors of the building with some guests.

Monday, October 18, 2010

The biggest bottle...

It 's the biggest bottle of wine ever produced in the world. Rip off the record to Austria, were a few wine producers in Liaoning in northern China. The huge vessel containing 1,850 liters of exceptional Chiaretto, three times the bottle of wine contained in the records that had been made by the Austrians.

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Lego walls!

The buildings of the city in need of a restoration, but public funds are scarce. It happens in times of economic crisis in many European countries and even in American cities. The solution found by the German artist Jan Vormann is really original: fill cracks and repair with mattocini Lego. After experimenting with the idea "that blends art and functionality in Berlin, Jan has landed in New York.

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Antistress shop

Split objects to vent their frustration is common among people. But this violent instinct causes damage to useful and often expensive objects. Recently, a Chinese shopping center in the province of Shenyang has opened a special shop where every woman can vent their frustrated anger on objects without having to worry about breaking something. The store allows all women who want to use them, everything that happens to break them at gunpoint, using a baseball bat for a minute. The interior is divided into different zones which reflect the rooms of a house: the bathroom, bedroom, lounge and kitchen soon.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

2012's coming...

The Mayan calendar date to 2012, the possible end of the world: that is why the California-based company appropriately named Vivos offers the possibility for 50 thousand dollars to book a comfortable bunk in a fallout bunker. The bunker, located in California's Mojave Desert, was originally a communications center of the federal government, to be used in case of nuclear emergency. Now it is converted to a structure with a relaxation room, gym and even a prison, with 132 seats available (not counting the prison). The entrepreneur Robert Close has already sold half of it.

Monday, October 11, 2010

The perfect fail

An incredible image of a van in the balance on the rocks of the national park in Colorado. At the wheel Daniel Lyons, an alleged criminal who wanted to end it all by jumping into the ravine at the edge of his old Dodge. The man is instead stuck 60 meters above a deep gorge and then he was rescued at the last minute and then stopped.

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Bread and surprise!

A food company was fined £ 17,000 after a man found a dead mouse in a loaf of bread. Perhaps Stephen was preparing a sandwich for a picnic with the children when he noticed the creature embedded in the bread: "Initially I did not understand. I thought it was a part of the mix that was not cooked enough. When I noticed the hair and I realized that the dark spot was not the dough but an animal, I immediately alerted health officials in the area. In mice lacking the tail. In this time could be in a few slices of bread around the country. The story I completely taken away your appetite. " The food company in question, Premier Foods, is one of the most important in Britain.

Now you'll be more careful with the stains of bread ...

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

196-carat diamond!

When a miner was found between the giant hands that rock the first thing that began to shine were his eyes. It is not "fishing" every day something like that: it is the diamond of 196 carats from the mine to extract Letseng in Lesotho, in Africa, which is owned 70% by Gem Diamonds Ltd. and the remaining 30% from local government.

Monday, October 4, 2010

More than a pencil

Who said that the pencils are only used to write or draw? When creativity gets in the way everything is possible and Dalton Ghetti should know. Buttons, keys, shoes, chairs, mailboxes and even the head of Elvis Presley from the hands of the sculptor pencils unable to take any form. And if at first sight to hit is the original object is not to overlook the technique Dalton manages to achieve it. Some of his works, in fact, require up to two years of work

Illusionists, where's the catch?

The twins are soaring to celebrate the magic illusionists Chile's Nicolas Luisetti and John Paul Olhaberry the duo "Twins Magic" remained suspended in the air next to a monument for 200 minutes. The performance was held to mark the bicentenary of the independence of Chile.

Saturday, October 2, 2010

Giant George...

Giant George, is the world's tallest dog. A Great Dane who lives in Tucson, Arizona with his owner David Nasser, he entered the Guinness Book of Records measuring 220 cm from ear to tail. George is 109 cm tall from shoulder to paw ripped the record to rival Titan, of Grass Valley in California, just a couple of inches officially certified by the Guinness judges

Frozen Snake

From the Earth to the freezer, including snake. It's the nasty surprise that he had a woman in Texas. He had bought a pack of frozen green beans at the supermarket, but when she opened the package and eat well before she found the head of a snake

Friday, October 1, 2010

Feels good man!

A man in Germany lived five years with a bullet embedded in his skull, without realizing it. Here is a photo of the radiograph. The man said that the "fact" has happened at a party and he was too drunk to notice.

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Guatemala, the chasm of Agatha

Guatemala City. Here is the huge crater that appeared in the capital Agatha after the storm, which caused 180 deaths between Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador. The pit is about 30 meters deep and 20 meters in diameter. Geologists are concerned that the crater could be expanding. The circular shape of the hole suggests the existence of a training fund in the cavernous, but the exact causes of the opening is still a mystery.

And you think you're safe?