Drone Captures Eerie Footage of Chernobyl, 28 Years After Disaster

Postcards from Pripyat

Postcards from Pripyat, Chernobyl from Danny Cooke on Vimeo. It's an incredible sight: Russian city Pripyat slowing succumbing to nature, some 28 years after the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster, which triggered the release of large quantities of radioactive particles into the atmosphere, killing many people and forcing a mass evacuation. The short film by Danny Cooke gives us an eerie … [Read more...]

Tesco Wigan Light Show – Christmas 2014

Tesco Christmas Light Show in Wigan 2014

Tesco put on a spectacular light show at its Wigan store this year. It all started with Wigan resident Claire Hannah tweeting her disappointment because last year her local Tesco didn't have a Christmas hat on it. So they did this... … [Read more...]

Action Comics #1 Featuring Superman Found in Wall and Sold for $175,000

Action Comics #1 featuring Superman on the cover

During renovation work on a house bought for $10,100 in Elbow Lake, Minnesota, David Gonzalez discovered in a wall stuffed with old newspapers, a copy of Action Comics #1 from 1938, which features the first appearance of Superman. Gonzalez knew the comic was worth something, but he had no idea how much. He auctioned the comic on Comic Connect, a New York City based online auction house, … [Read more...]

Meet Raptor and Nerdy – Two Baby Forest Dragons

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Meet Raptor and Nerdy. They're Boyd's forest dragons, born at Wild Life Sydney Zoo in Australia two days apart in October this year. 'Boyd’s forest dragons are notoriously difficult to breed, so we’ve been giving these juveniles frequent feeds of insects, taking them outside to enjoy some sunlight, as well as closely monitoring their health daily,' says their keeper, Matt Mooney. The pair … [Read more...]