84-Year-Old Man Survives on Windshield Wiper Fluid in Desert
84-Year-Old Man Survives on Windshield Wiper Fluid in Desert
Drinking windshield wiper fluid doesn't exactly sound refreshing, but that's what 84-year-old Henry Morello did to survive while he was stranded in the Arizona desert for five days. picked by suebe 2 days ago
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 10 drink windshield wiper fluid at Arkansas day care
10 drink windshield wiper fluid at Arkansas day care
Ten children drank windshield wiper fluid after a staffer at an Arkansas day care mistakenly put the liquid in a refrigerator and served it, hospital officials said Friday. picked by drogue 2 years ago
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 Eagle survives crash through truck windshield
Eagle survives crash through truck windshield
The eagle has landed - with a thud - after crashing through the windshield of a tractor-trailer on a Nevada highway. picked by Bornbad 2 years ago
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 Radar Investigations of the Sahara Desert
Radar Investigations of the Sahara Desert
The Sahara Desert is remarkable in many ways. It is a place, which changes constantly. The Desert was once green and now you will have to walk miles to reach an oasis. The desert is shrinking and then it grows again. With help of sophisticated radar instruments, it is possible to penetrate sand cover and examine some of the secrets buried under the sand of... picked by octoberrain 4 years ago
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 A Pool Filled with Non-Newtonian Fluid
A Pool Filled with Non-Newtonian Fluid [video]
They filled a pool with a mix of cornstarch and water made on a concrete mixer truck. It becomes a non-newtonian fluid. When stress is applied to the liquid it exhibits properties of a solid. More info here. Recorded in Barcelona, Spain. picked by misswinkle 3 years ago
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 Pictured: The Cave of Crystals discovered 1,000ft below a Mexican desert
Pictured: The Cave of Crystals discovered 1,000ft below a Mexican desert
Until you notice the orange-suited men clambering around, it's hard to grasp the extraordinary scale of this underground crystal forest.

Nearly 1,000ft below the Chihuahua Desert in Mexico, this cave was discovered by two brothers drilling in the Naica lead and silver mine. It is an eerie sight. picked by AutumnLotus 2 years ago
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 Dr. Seussian Mystery Fluid Could Have Plugged Gulf Oil Leak
Dr. Seussian Mystery Fluid Could Have Plugged Gulf Oil Leak
A mixture of cornstarch and water best known for entertaining kindergartners could have plugged the spewing Macondo oil well in the Gulf of Mexico, say physicists.

Where regular drilling mud failed to stop the flow, oobleck — a complex fluid that seems to switch between liquid and solid — succeeded in simulations published Jan. 31 in Physical Review Letters. picked by zircon77777 1 week ago
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 Seashells in Sinai desert garrison
Seashells in Sinai desert garrison
Archaeologists in Egypt have unearthed an military garrison made of mud bricks and sea shells in the Sinai desert. The Tell Heboua garrison dates back 3,500 years and is the key to a whole web of defence installations in the region. picked by bingo 2 years ago
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 Amazing Buildings Swallowed by the Desert
Amazing Buildings Swallowed by the Desert
The desert is one of the best landscapes for finding ancient buildings. The arid climate lends itself to preservation, and there is little danger of serious decay or damage from flooding. At the same time, the sand is an ever-shifting geographic feature that can swallow whole towns both quickly (as in a violent sandstorm) or slowly (as it shifts over time). picked by AutumnLotus 2 years ago
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 Chance to bag 'best job in the world' as caretaker of desert island for £1,000 AN HOUR
Chance to bag 'best job in the world' as caretaker of desert island for £1,000 AN HOUR
Australian tourism bosses are offering Britons the chance to get the 'best job in the world' as the caretaker of a desert island - with a salary of nearly £1,000 per HOUR. The plumb position requires 'minimum effort' and involves 'relaxed' duties such as feeding turtles, watching whales, and picking up the island's post. picked by AutumnLotus 2 years ago
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 Vanished Persian army said found in desert
Vanished Persian army said found in desert
The remains of a mighty Persian army said to have drowned in the sands of the western Egyptian desert 2,500 years ago might have been finally located, solving one of archaeology's biggest outstanding mysteries. picked by bernardblack 1 year ago
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 Non-Newtonian Fluid
Non-Newtonian Fluid [video]
What happens when you mix cornstarch and water in a concrete mixer truck? It becomes a non-newtonian fluid. When stress is applied to the liquid it exhibits properties of a solid.
Imaging what belly flopping onto that would do. picked by teaya21 4 years ago
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 A wall to stop the creep of the Sahara desert
A wall to stop the creep of the Sahara desert
A plan to build a 6,000km-long wall across the Sahara Desert to stop the spread of the desert has been outlined. picked by rambler 2 years ago
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 Jan Brewer Admits Most Desert Corpses Have Heads, Are In ‘Mint Condition’
Jan Brewer Admits Most Desert Corpses Have Heads, Are In ‘Mint Condition’
This is why Jan Brewer got PTSD when reporters hounded her about “desert beheadings” during her first and ONLY debate — can’t we just trust Jan Brewer and move on? All the human heads Jan Brewer finds in the desert are still attached to their respective bodies, okay? Are you happy now, jerks?*Well, maybe you should stop being racist against people who don’t have head... read full post picked by Bornbad 5 months ago
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 Soldier's kitbag lost in 1942 is found in Egyptian desert (and reveals he had two girlfriends on the go)
Soldier's kitbag lost in 1942 is found in Egyptian desert (and reveals he had two girlfriends on the go)
As dispatch rider Alex Ross travelled through the hostile Egyptian desert, deep behind enemy lines, his few mementos of home must have meant the world to him. So his horror at realising the pannier containing them had fallen off his motorcycle during one of his dangerous missions can easily be imagined. picked by AutumnLotus 3 years ago
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 The Giant Hand Buried in the Atacama Desert
The Giant Hand Buried in the Atacama Desert
In the wasteland of Chile’s Atacama Desert, 75 km to the south of the city of Antofagasta, a strange and unexpected sight confronts the eye: four fingers, a thumb and part of a palm, emerging from the sand. picked by Bornbad 1 year ago
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 Rainforests may pump winds worldwide
Rainforests may pump winds worldwide
A couple of meteorologists claim in a controversial new theory that vast forests generate winds that help pump water around the planet.
If correct, the theory would explain how the deep interiors of forested continents get as much rain as the coast, and how most of Australia turned from forest to desert. It suggests that much of North America could become desert - even without global warming. picked by bingo 2 years ago
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 81 year old man plans 2000 mile bike ride around Arizona desert
81 year old man plans 2000 mile bike ride around Arizona desert
He's doing it for charity - don't know too many 20 year olds who could pull it off! picked by BrownTrout 4 years ago
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 Doctors fix spinal fluid leak with glue
Doctors fix spinal fluid leak with glue
U.S. doctors injected a biosynthetic glue to seal off a spinal fluid leak and restore a comatose patient to consciousness. picked by AutumnLotus 4 years ago
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 10-Year-Old Boy Falls 20 Stories and Breaks Car Windshield
10-Year-Old Boy Falls 20 Stories and Breaks Car Windshield
He survived. picked by suebe 4 months ago
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 Couple stranded 3 days after GPS leads them astray
Couple stranded 3 days after GPS leads them astray
A Nevada couple letting their SUV's navigation system guide them through the high desert of Eastern Oregon got stuck in snow for three days when the GPS unit sent them down a remote forest road. picked by muppet 1 year ago
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