This is modern rotary excavator, which is used in mining quarries. These machines have enabled people to extract minerals and thereby change the shape of the Earth’s surface radically new way. Continue reading Gigantic rotary excavator
The title of this post isn’t meant to be a morbid joke – it’s the motto of the Voluntary Human Extinction Movement. These guys are campaigning to stop breeding, so that mankind will finally vanish from the face of the Earth. It’s a bit funny, but it doesn’t make any sense.
A 172cm (6 foot) polar shark has been caught in the Neva river right in the center of the northern Russian city of Saint Petersburg. More photos could be found here. It’s extremely unusual for sharks to live in such shallow water. What should Europeans expect next? Swordfish in their water closets?