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Tuesday, July 27, 2010

20 Amazingly Unique Architectural Designs of Houses From Around the World | Quazen

20 Amazingly Unique Architectural Designs of Houses From Around the World | Quazen

More list of unique houses in the world. Modern house designs and ancient house designs that are still widely use.
People around the world live in houses or dwellings that are very different from one another. Culture, geography, climate and materials all affect the final look and design of the dwelling. Where culture and economy permit, modern house designs are prevalent, but in many places around the world it’s the ancient house designs that are still widely used.

Mardin Stone Houses: Turkey


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This Arab-style architecture is located in Mardin, a city in southeastern Turkey.  It is commonly recognized for its Arab-style architecture, and it also has a strategic position on a rocky mountain overlooking the plains of northern Syria.

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Saturday, July 17, 2010

20 Most Bizarre Congenital Defects/Abnormalities | HealthMad

20 Most Bizarre Congenital Defects/Abnormalities | HealthMad

Some peculiar abnormalities found here.
Congenital disorder or malformation is a birth defect. It is a result of genetic abnormalities, the intrauterine (uterus) environment, errors of morphogenesis, a chromosomal abnormality, or a complex mix and unknown factors.
Here’s a list of some of the most unusual birth defects.

Aglossia


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Aglossia is the absence of tongue at birth. This tongue anomaly is frequently found in persons who have other congenital or developmental defects particularly limb and other cranio-facial defects.

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Monday, July 12, 2010

Bizarre Deadly Diseases Transmitted by Animals to Humans Two | HealthMad

Bizarre Deadly Diseases Transmitted by Animals to Humans Two | HealthMad

Japanese Encephalitis


One of the most prevalent diseases is the Japanese encephalitis. This is a disease caused by the mosquito-borne Japanese encephalitis virus. Domestic pigs and wild birds are reservoirs of the virus, transmission to humans may cause severe symptoms. This disease is most prevalent in Southeast Asia and the Far East.

Saturday, July 10, 2010

Deformities Caused by Bizarre Diseases or Physical Anomalies | Healthmad

Deformities Caused by Bizarre Diseases or Physical Anomalies | Healthmad

Elephantiasis




Elephantiasis is the final chronic stage of a filariasis caused by the presence in the blood and lymph of a parasitic nematode worm. It is characterized by the thickening and hardening of the skin, together with an enormous enlargement of the part affected, usually the lower extremities. Its proper medical name is “neurofibrome.”

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Spectacular Trees From Around the World | Scienceray

Spectacular Trees From Around the World | Scienceray

Trees are some of the most beautiful things created by God. They provide food, water, shade, fresh air and other things.
I cannot imagine what life would be without trees. Here’s a list of some of the most wonderful trees from the six continents.
  1. Tree of Life – Bahrain


    The Tree of Life is a 400-year old mesquite tree in Bahrain which is considered a natural wonder. This unique tree stands alone in the desert about 1.2 miles (two kilometers) from the Jebel Dukhan. The source of water for this tree still remains a mystery, because it stands in a place completely without water supply. Mesquites yield yellowish gums used in making mucilage, candies and dyes.

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Monday, July 5, 2010

Bizarre and Unique Marine Animals

Bizarre and Unique Marine Animals
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There are thousands of different species of aquatic creatures found on the different oceans
of the world. Many of these are amazing, some are unusual and some are simply unique and
bizarre.  Here's a list of bizarre and unique marine animals.

Banjo Shark

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Banjo Shark or Eastern Fiddler Ray (Trygonorrhina sp.) is a unique species of guitarfish with pattern of pale lilac bands edged with dark brown and distinctive triangular pattern behind its eyes found in southern and eastern coasts of Australia. It grows to a length of 92 to 120 cm. The eastern fiddler is found to a depth of 120 meters and the southern fiddler to a depth of 180 meters.

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Friday, July 2, 2010

Freakiest and Weirdest Crabs in the World

Freakiest and Weirdest Crabs in the World

See some of the world's most unique and bizarre crabs.


See some of the world's most unique and bizarre crabs.
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