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When it was sold for US$141.3 million on May 11, 2015, the sculpture L'Homme au doigt Pointing Man Statue by Alberto Giacometti became the most expensive sculpture ever sold at an auction. Giacometti created six casts of the work, as well as one artist's proof, for the piece.
The amazing capacity of squids to change color, texture, and shape is unmatched, even by today's technological advancements. Squids, octopuses, and cuttlefish are unquestionably the best at deception and camouflage in the ocean. The camouflaging ability of squids has awe-struck scientists and marine biologists.
As one of the final Modernist structures to be built in Barcelona, Casa Sayrach has earned the nickname "Casa de la nata," or "Casa de la crème," due to the color of the stone and the shape of the mansard roof.
After a storm injured the tallest tree in Wales, it was scheduled to be chopped down. Instead, chainsaw artist Simon O'Rourke came up with a better solution to portray the tree's final struggle to reach the sky. This tallest tree of wales carved into a giant hand by Simon O’Rourke is the best example of 'Best out of Waste'.
Even more amazing than their sheer size (four of the five slabs weigh more than 20 tonnes each!) is what is carved into the polished granite: carved into the polished granite The giant monument in Georgia has rebuilt society instructions in 8 different languages for survivors of a fictitious nuclear holocaust.
Coprinopsis atramentaria, often known as the common ink cap or Inky Cap Mushrooms, is a kind of edible fungus that grows in Europe and North America. When coupled with alcohol, it can be deadly, thus it is best avoided.
With over 18 individuals, this is a remarkable mass mortality plate of Jimbacrinus crinoid fossils from Western Australia, which is extremely unusual.
The massive stronghold of Spiš Castle Slovakia, which sits atop a travertine hill above the settlement of Spiské Podhradie and is inscribed on the Unesco World Heritage List, is one of Central Europe's largest castle complexes.
The Bolton Strid, a picturesque stretch of Yorkshire's River Wharfe noted for its quaintness, is only six feet wide. This Stream In UK Named The Strid Has 100% Fatality Rate and it is unfathomably deep.
According to the ocean conservation organization Oceana, sharks living below 984 feet, or 300 meters, are considered deep sea sharks. Science is still learning about these intriguing creatures and according to Oceana, the scant knowledge available implies deep-sea sharks are at risk of decrease from fishing pressure.
Watching those large yellow flowers follow the summer sun is one of the delights of summer, and one of the pleasures of autumn is anticipating Sunflower seeds harvesting in the fall.
The beauty and sheer enormity of the giant lily pad have long captivated scientists, architects, and painters alike, and it is no exception today. Yet, until now, it has remained a mystery how the lily's leaves can grow to be as large as 10 feet across and robust enough to sustain the weight of a small child
The National Carpet Museum in Baku Azerbaijan, the first museum in the world of its sort was formed in 1967 and located in several locations for 54 years. In 2014, the Carpet Museum moved to a new purpose-designed facility in order to present to the world, fully and at the correct level.
There are 300 meters in width and 125 meters in depth at the Great Blue Hole of Belize. It is classified as a marine sinkhole since there is no life at the bottom of the pit due to a thick coating of hydrogen sulfide.
China's aristocracy and members of the ruling class were buried in ceremonial jade burial suits from the Han Dynasty, which were hand-crafted and used for ceremonial funerals in the country's past.
Pipe lining is a means to rehabilitate the pipe from corrosion, leaks, or cracks from roots. It’s a four-stage technique that essentially involves placing a pipe within a pipe.
They are known as the camels of the plant world because their broad, barrel-like trunks of the Baobab Tree can hold up to 32,000 gallons of water. One renowned baobab in Namibia has a trunk that reaches 87 feet in diameter; it may be the biggest tree in the world!
Malachite Stone is a stunning, strong gemstone. We shall investigate its natural chemical qualities, rarity, and worth. There are several therapeutic and lifestyle advantages of incorporating raw Malachite stone into your house.
Anyone who has ever dealt with a mouse infestation will attest to the fact that the traps may be just as annoying as the mice themselves in some instances. In contrast to this cannon 1862 mouse trap, current mousetraps are not nearly as hazardous as they formerly were.
Krishna's Butterball is a 250-ton, 20-foot-tall rock boulder that sits on a slippery slope of a hill with a little more than 4-foot base. Despite the fact that the slope is slippery, the boulder has maintained in its current place for more than 2000 years.
Modern counterparts generally use a fast flashing strobe light to highlight the models of 3d zoetrope, generating considerably clearer and sharper results.
So much so that as many as 88 million counterfeit United States dollar bills were recovered in only one year, in 2013! You should check out these Security Features In $100 Currency Note.
This medium-sized toothed whale (Monodon monoceros) is notable for its big "tusk," which is made of a protruding canine tooth. This Rare And Elusive Narwhal is also known for its large "tusks."
The jellyfish turritopsis dohrnii is the only species known to date that has been dubbed 'BIOLOGICALLY IMMORTAL,' according to scientists. This kind of Jellyfish Turritopsis Dohrnii Biologically Immortal Species has the ability to slow or stop its own aging process.