The Narwhal is a (small) toothed whale rather extraordinary because it holds a kind of long protruding spiral tusk (actually an overdevelopped toothwhich can reach up to 4 meters in adult males). Rather discreet (small blow, defintely timid), the narwhal is not easy to observe. But during our crossing of the Bellot Strait, we were… Read More
Chris Burkard is totally out of his mind, and he’s a surf photographer who decided to explore the world’s coldest waves. He brought back images, videos and a TEDtalk presentation which are really exceptionnal:
Did you know that Costa Rica probably has 5% of global biodiversity (if it is counted in quantity of local species)? Marion and I went and checked this on location, despite (Marion’s) worries that most of local animals may be mostly insects, but with the hope to bring nice shots of cute little frogs. All… Read More
It’s on January 12th, 1992 that, according to Arthur C. Clarke, was born HAL-9000, the computer from “2001, A space Odyssey” (the book from Arthur C. Clarke and the movie from Stanley Kubrick). Actually, the first time it was powered on. So, it is exactly 23-year old today. Happy birthday HAL-9000! HAL-9000 is an Artificial… Read More
In solidarity with Charlie Hebdo, the victims of 7 January 2015 and all defenders of freedom of expression. The bastards can kill, but they will never be right.
A jacaré (A Brazilian caiman) is a powerful hunter, but it may sometimes encounter a more fearful adversary. In the video clip below, a Brazilian fisherman caught an electric eel (a fresh water fish from the Amazon looking like our eels but with two important differences: It can reach more than 2m /6 feet and… Read More
For your information, I just went through the process of fully re-installing WordPress for www.roumazeilles.net I tried my best to make sure that everything is correctly restored, but I may have failed. Feel free to contact me to point me to such failures if you witness them. Thanks for your patience. Actually, I re-installed the… Read More
An astonishing little African antelope living in the rocks. Nearly impossible to see, we only found it thanks to the bright eyes of Frédérique Massenet who was the only one able to recognize the animal even perched on top of its rock right in the sunset light. For the photographers really willing to know, the… Read More
A recent photo safari trip to Botswana was the excuse to stop a few hours by the Victoria Falls. A few pictures to remember them.
And they bring their video camera to capture souvenirs (even if they don’t go to the beach, they’ll see some pebbles). YouTube link YouTube link
A superb dinosaur (which is actually a kind of big puppet) in a school where kids are over-joyed with terror. YouTube link I let you admire the fascinating work of the puppeteer.
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In our never-ending series about vertigo and where people don’t want to go (and go anyway), here is a case of where people cannot go without tools and where goats will go anyway.
Over the next two days, the web site may see some perturbation. We are changing the server in order to avoid a possible risk of disk failure and to bring some needed additional performance. We will try our best to ensure that this will be as invisible as possible, buy I apologize in advance for… Read More
You certainly knew that the great movie director, Alfred Hitchcock, was used to, first in order to reduce budgets, then merely for fun, keep one little cameo appearance in each of his movies, sometimes even a small role. An Internet user collected them all (nearly) in a single sequence. YouTube link
It should be easy: Move my flat to Singapore, were it was build on top of a 55 level building. Then, I would have a private 150-meter long pool, seemingly set a few inches from the precipice. Source: DailyMail.
Did you known what is happening before the Tetris blocks fall from the top of the screen? As a matter of fact, you should know that it’s ugly, scary and has something to do with Space Invaders.