For four years in Iraq, Air Force Technical Sergeant David Simpson served alongside a German Shepherd named Robbie. When Simpson retired last year for medical reasons, the service dog was still working, and the two parted ways. But when he heard about the dog being in a shelter in Germany, he booked the first flight to go over there and adopt his old war buddy. The video is heartwarming.
The Lion Monument, or the Lion of Lucerne, is a sculpture in Lucerne, Switzerland, designed by Bertel Thorvaldsen and hewn in 1820–21 by Lukas Ahorn. It commemorates the Swiss Guards who were massacred in 1792 during the French Revolution, when revolutionaries stormed the Tuileries Palace in Paris, France. Mark Twain praised the sculpture of a mortally-wounded lion as “the most mournful and moving piece of stone in the world.”
via reddit, wikipedia.
This swing is attached to a tree at La Casa Del Arbol, in Banos, Ecuador. It has an amazing view on the Tungurahua Volcano. The swing that is located off a giant cliff offers a serious thrill. It’s also known as “The Swing at the End of the World” and it’s 2,600 metres above sea level.
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Is this for real or is he trained to do that? Do rabbits really fall asleep that easily? I want to be able to do that.
Timo Boll, one of the best table tennis players of all time, faces the KUKA, the fastest robot on Earth.
This is proof that indeed Photoshop has gone too far in setting unrealistic standards for women worldwide.
One guy found this suspicious looking paper bag in his mailbox. Inside, $13,007 and a loaded .357 magnum. Of course he contacted the police and they said that if the gun and money aren’t connected to a crime and nobody claims them then he gets to keep the money after a period of time.
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The one that bothered me the most was the complaint about the site being down. Use the phone, people.
Or is it more like a LEGO church? If it is, then I’d totally go there on Sundays.
I never thought I’d see an infographic about people using their phones when on the toilet, but this is actually interesting stuff. It seems that more men do this than women and the most common activity is reading.