Amazing Antarctic Icebergs
One of them looks like a giant mint humbug, with its clear blue, green and brown stripes. The other looks as if it has been shot through with a streak of spearmint. These stunning banded icebergs - formed over hundreds, if not thousands, of years - were pictured floating in the waters of the Antarctic. The Antartic: Norwegian sailor Oyvind Tangen was aboard a research vessel when he noticed the unusual black lines striped through the ice block. Some of the... They were photographed by Norwegian sailor Oyvind Tangen, on board a research ship around 1,700miles south of Cape Town and 660miles north of the Antarctic. "It reminds me of striped candy I bought as a child," said 62-year-old Mr Tangen. The first iceberg was about 150ft long ...

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Brazilian's longest wave on the Earth
Twice a year, between the months of February and March, the Atlantic Ocean waters roll up the Amazon river, in Brazil, generating the longest wave on the Earth. The phenomenon, known as the Pororoca, is caused by the tides of the Atlantic Ocean wich meet the mouth of the river. This tidal bore generates waves up to 12 feet high which can last for over half an hour. The name "Pororoca" comes from the indigenous Tupi language, where it translates into "great...

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This place in Uzbekistan is called by locals "The Door to Hell". It is situated near the small town of Darvaz. The story of this place started 35 years ago when geologists were drilling for gas. Suddenly during the drilling they found an underground cavern, which caved in. This was so big that the whole camp site with drilling equipment fell into it, deep under ground. No one dared to go down there because the cavern was filled with gas. They...

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Goats That Climb Trees
Goats can climb trees! In Morocco goats climb Argan trees to consume delicious berries which are similar to the olives. Local farmers follow these goats because fruit of the Argan tree has the nut inside which is used to make delicious cooking oil. Interesting fact (besides the climbing goats) is that Morocco goats spit or excrete these nuts, which then farmers use to make the Argan oil. However, Argan trees are close to extinction because of the tree wood...

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