Posts Tagged ‘giant’

Giant ice wall appears on China-Russia border lake, over 20 meters tall

   A giant ice wall extending more than a dozen kilometers has sprung up on Xingkai Lake, a border lake shared by China and Russia, in northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province. The wall has grown from a mere two-to-three meters high to being over 20 meters tall. This ice wall has appeared a little bit earlier […]

It’s… alive! Scientists discover GIANT viruses that blur line between the living & the dead

The international team, led by scientists from University of California, Berkeley discovered this new class of giant phages (viruses that infect bacteria) that can have almost four times the number of genomes typically found in phages, with some reaching as much as 15 times normal size, with 735,000 bases of DNA.  Not only are they […]

Giant unexplained sinkhole continues to enlarge in Westonaria, South Africa

   A huge sinkhole in an open veld near Davies Street in Westonaria has the town talking – especially those who live nearby. One of the residents, 85-year-old Pat Markotter is one of those who are concerned about the dangers it poses. “I took photo a while ago when it was much smaller. Look at […]

China e-commerce giant Alibaba sets up website for coronavirus medical supplies

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. has set up a special website to supply urgent medical equipment from around the world to China in a bid to help fight the coronavirus. The business-to-business website aims to create a direct connection between suppliers of medical equipment and teams of doctors on the ground battling the […]

Yemen’s Houthi rebels say they attacked Saudi oil giant Aramco, airport & other ‘sensitive’ targets

   A military base and a facility of Saudi Arabian oil giant Aramco were targeted in the latest attacks, Yemen’s Houthi militants claimed. Aramco has so far kept silent on the reports. The militants took aim at sites located in the southern Saudi province of Jizan, the Houthi spokesman said in a televised speech on […]

Gentle Giant Perks up and Sings Along Whenever His Favorite Song is On

That dogs have musical preferences and a sense of pitch is something most us are familiar with. But, I guess this Dogue De Bordeaux’s owner knows that a little better than anyone else. His dog Frank enjoys listening to music so much that he even has a favorite song. And how do we know that? […]

Ancient ‘Vampire’ star spied sucking the life out of celestial giant by NASA’s planet-hunting probe

This star system consists of a ‘White Dwarf’ star with a ‘Brown Dwarf’ companion that’s roughly 10 percent the size of its rapacious neighbour. White Dwarfs are what stars become when they have exhausted their nuclear fuel, while Brown Dwarfs are huge celestial bodies that are larger than the largest planets but smaller than the […]

Diver Has an Incredible Face-to-Face Encounter With a Giant Anaconda in Brazil

(TMU) — This Italian underwater videographer obviously has a passion for water creatures. Not only is he a professional shark diver but Bartolomeo Bove also travels far and wide to film sharks in their natural habitat and shares the experience on his YouTube channel for the world to enjoy. In July last of last year, Bove traveled […]

Hilarious Video Shows Two Giant Sea Lions Lounging on a Tiny Boat

(TMU) — Two massive sea lions are making waves online and offshore after they were filmed lounging on a boat near Olympia, Washington. Professional soccer player Josh Phillips and his friend were taking a boat ride Tuesday afternoon near The Evergreen State College when they saw another boat anchored in the waters of Eld Inlet, […]

€150MN FINE for Google: France charges tech giant over abuse of market dominance

The Google rules are “opaque and difficult to understand,” France’s Competition Authority said in a statement on Friday, adding that the fined company should make them clear and also establish a straightforward procedure for suspending Google Ads accounts. Isabelle de Silva, who heads the French watchdog, said Google’s share of the online advertising market was […]

Giant sinkhole swallows cars in Brasilia, Brazil

   A giant sinkhole swallowed up at least four cars in the capital of Brazil, Tuesday, December 10. It happened when a road next to a building site in Brasilia partially collapsed. The cars that fell into the sinkhole had been parked on the street, and there were no injuries, officials said. Authorities are investigating […]

A Giant Floating Machine is Now Cleaning Up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Elias Marat, The Mind Unleashed Waking Times In a historical first, a massive floating device designed by conservationists to clean up plastic from the ocean has successfully collected trash from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. The machine, which was invented by 25-year-old Dutch inventor and engineer Boyan Slat, consists of a huge line of cork […]

Giant waterspout filmed off Loiza, Puerto Rico

   A towering waterspout was spotted off the coast of Loiza, Puerto Rico, on November 30. San Juan native Pablo Collazo Cortes captured this footage of the weather event, which was spotted by other locals on the same date. Collazo Cortes told Storyful he took the video as he was walking along the beach. “A […]

VAT-refund startup Refundit raises $9.8 million led by travel-tech giant Amadeus

The venture arm of Spanish travel-tech firm Amadeus is leading an investment round of $9.8 million in Israeli startup Refundit, which is developing a mobile solution to make it easier for travelers get their VAT money back after shopping sprees abroad. Additional investors in the round include Portugal Ventures and other returning seed round investors, […]

Giant Statue of Molech Has Been Put Up Right At The Entrance To The Colosseum In Rome

Tourists that visit the Colosseum in Rome these days are getting quite a shock.  A gigantic statue of a pagan Canaanite deity known as “Molech” has been erected right at the entrance.  In ancient times, those that served Molech would literally sacrifice their children to him, and apparently this involved burning them to death.  And […]

Tiny Xerox Plans Takeover Of Giant HP

The American tech industry might have a genuine David vs. Goliath merger battle on its hands. In a bold move for a fading tech star with widespread brand recognition but a minuscule valuation, WSJ reports that Xerox has set its sights set on a takeover of HP – another fading tech star with widespread brand […]

Pharma Giant Fails To Mention — For 18 Years — That US Government Helped Fund A Key Patent Used In Drug That Has Generated $53 Billion In Sales So Far

By Glyn Moody It’s no secret that drug prices are often high, and continue to rise — by 32% in the past five years according to one analysis. It’s only natural that many should be willing to pay even exorbitant amounts for drugs. If there is the hope of a cure, or […]

Iranian engineers complete giant project in Sri Lanka

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Watch a giant 3D printer spit out an entire boat

The University of Maine just set three world records in one fell swoop. Using the world’s largest prototype polymer 3D printer, a UMaine team built the world’s largest 3D-printed boat, which also happened to be the world’s largest solid 3D-printed object — and a new time-lapse video lets you watch the vessel’s record-setting, three-day […]

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