Miniature pencil sculptures masterpieces
Dalton Ghetti makes sculptures out of pencils, including a tiny saw and a pencil whose center has been carved into a chain, which is framed. Many artists have used pencils to create works of art - but Dalton Ghetti creates miniature masterpieces on the tips of pencil. Dalton, who works as a carpenter, has been making his tiny graphite works for about 25 years. The 49 year old said: "At school I would carve a friend's name into the wood of a pencil and then give it to them as a present...   Dalton uses three basic tools to make his incredible creations - a razor blade, sewing needle and sculpting knife. He even refuses to use a magnifying glass and has never sold any of his work, only given it away to friends. He said: "I use the sewin...

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Luck or a great miracle?
Click to enlarge Looking (enlarge to view better) at this photo pictured left you might find yourself a little bit puzzed as to what the real deal is here. The driver of this vehicle crashed through the guardrail on the right side of the culvert, where people are standing on the road, pointing. The pickup was travelling at about 120 kmh (75 mph) from right to left when it crashed through the guardrail. It flipped end-over-end, bounced off and across the culvert outlet and landed on the...

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The flipping ship
The FLIP research vessel (Floating Instrument Platform) is the only ship in the world having the ability to flip from a horizontal position to a vertical position while at sea. The FLIP ship is designed to study wave height, acoustic signals, water temperature and density, and for the collection of meteorological data. FLIP is 108 meters long and weighs 700 long tons. According to Alan...

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