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#206 - Week of August 3, 2013

Inside a Neutron Star - [wow space, infographic]
Wenzel Hablik: Crystal Cities in the Air - [art, unique]
Who runs New York? Michael Bloomberg’s Bullpen - [pic and info]
Great Engraved Harry Potter Covers - [by Andrew Davidson]
How to load a giant container ship - [useful?]
This is not sci-fi art, this is the actual photo: "The Future City" - [Busan, Korea ]
Himalayan 4,500km Motorbike Adventure - [great video]
Incredible aerial photo of a forest in Poland - [wow nature]
Astronomers Discover Two Heavy Metal Stars - [AC/DC, Metallica?]
Frogs Under Umbrellas. Enchanting. - [nature photography]
Awesome Repurposed Emergency Bunkers - [abandoned no more]
Great chart of "Major Icebreakers in the World"- [wow pic, ships]
1950s Movie Gimmick Devices - [retro tech]
Different Ideas for Fixing Broken Pottery - [too cool]
Image Nodes: Neat, Useless - [cool site]
London in the 1960s - [great Flickr pool]
Airline Timetables, Airline Route Maps Collection - [retro, cool site]
Read this headline: and marvel at the weirdness - [info, weird]
Oculus Pentacam: truly bizarre tumblr - [art, photo]
Pastafarian Official Documents - [spaghetti strainer]
Motorcycle Powered by Firewood (Gas Generator) - [wow video]
Street Racing Near-Accident in a Tunnel - [wow video]
Is This Etch-A-Sketch? Nooo! - [fun video ad]
Awesome footage: at the edge of a tornado - [wow video]
Mmmm... tasty octopus, says the cat - [fun video]
Did you see this trick? Incredible! - [wow video]
Bear Restaurant Takeout - [fun video]
What a total, unexpected FAIL - [animated gif]
Dogs vs. Citrus (love or hate) - [fun video]
English Cooking: Bizarre & Stomach Churning? - [compilation]

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

There are concerns that the frog with the umbrella is a result of animal cruelty, and that it was forced by the photographer into this pose.

Some have pointed out that the reddened legs are unnatural and may even be bleeding in some shots

Others have claimed fakery: http://heejennwei.blogspot.co.il/2013/08/pseudo-nature-photographers-of-indonesia.html

The National Geographic managing editor has promised to investigate: http://yourshot.nationalgeographic.com/photos/1530236/

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