"Don't Panic!" seems to be the prevailing sentiment these days - from the stock markets, to the financial collapse of entire countries (Iceland). Well, learn total self-control from this radio dj who stays on air, no matter what:
Photo by Andrew Wong - This pod of bottlenose dolphins was leisurely surfing in the waves as the offshore wind blew against the incoming waves, creating an atmosphere that was most unique and magical. At a place called Waterfall Bluff in the Transkei, South Africa.
This fish does not have blood, and pretty much ditched the skeletal system in order to float. Read more about it here
(photo by Bill Detrich)
"A brittle skeleton... A complete lack of red blood cells... Yet an ability to survive and thrive in a subfreezing marine environment. Antarctic icefish would seem to serve as odd specimens for study, a family of fish that probably couldn’t survive anywhere else after spending millions of years adapting and evolving in a freezer-like environment where the salty surface water is about minus 1.8 degrees centigrade. But this fish might help researchers in their quest to understand and eventually cure some bone and blood diseases because of the vertebrates’ unique characteristics." Its larva stage is pretty ghastly, too:
"This tower stands in a cleared area of El Salaam's Internally Displaced Persons camp in Omdurman, just outside Khartoum, Sudan. The land was put aside in expectation of an influx of Palestinian refugees coming to Sudan. They never arrived."
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