Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Friday, August 10, 2012
"The journey to the moon" (1902) By Georges Méliès
Must surely be the first science fiction movie ever created? It is no Ridley Scott or George Lucas production but for the hardcore science fiction fan it offers a pretty interesting history lesson of how the genre began 110 years ago
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
The shady-town of 1800s London seemed to hide all sorts of mysteries and horrors. There were secret drug stores, smugglers trafficking the Thames and prostitutes were murdered by the mysterious "Jack the Ripper." But nothing was more remarkable than the character who became known as "Spring-Heeled Jack" or "jumping Jack". Who got his name from the alleged ability to make inhumanly high jumps over walls and rooftops. This caused people to speculate that he had installed steel springs under his feet enabling him to make those insanely high jumps.
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
New geological surveys in the Red Sea reveals that there are precious metals in the seabed sediment worth billions. These are gold, copper, zinc, silver and cobalt. Researchers estimate that the amount of gold resting on the bottom is a staggering figure of 50 000 kilos
Sunday, July 1, 2012
In in Pakistan there are some unusual holy individuals.They are called "rat people" because of their looks.They are revered as "God's children" by most citizens in Pakistan. But sadly the "children of God" are often treated badly , even though they are believed to be connected with divine powers.