May 10, 2017

Miscellany #68

'Angry' bear tries to break into home of Connecticut woman baking brownies

Neighbors called 911 after the panicked woman spotted the bear outside her home after it was enticed by the smell of the baked treats. The black bear slammed on the terrified Connecticut resident’s glass back door and spent 30 minutes trying to get into the property.

 Angry Bear

Couple Climbs Mount Everest For 3 Weeks To Get Married On Top

 Everest-Camp-Wedding Climb

 Everest-Camp-Wedding

Congratulations to Ashley Schmeider and James Sisson.

People Photographed As Young Adults And 100-Year-Olds

The "Faces Of Century" series by photographer Jan Langer is a side-by-side comparison of how people who have lived for a century look now compared to how they looked in early adulthood. The twelve people Jan chose as his subjects were all chosen from his homeland, a dozen people representing the over 1200 centenarians who currently call the Czech Republic home:

 Faces Century

Women over 100 years old share their best beauty advice, A short and charming video at link.

New Jersey Twin Sisters Give Birth to Baby Boys on the Same Day, Hours Apart

 Twin Sisters Gavebirth Same Day

Best hobbit house I've ever seen.  My uncles crazy hobbit house on Imgur.  The inside rooms are quite extraordinary.  Like the kitchen below:

 Hobbit Kitchen

Irish beach washed away 33 years ago reappears overnight after freak tide

Villagers express delight after entire beach that vanished in Achill Island storms in 1984 turns back sands of time

Narrative Optical Illusions Painted by Rob Gonsalves who never fails to enchant.

 Gonslaves-Sails-1

91-Year-Old man Spends 56 Years Building His Own Cathedral Alone

Former monk Justo Gallego Martinez has been constructing his own cathedral in Mejorada del Campo, Spain, since 1961. He had no prior knowledge of architecture and hadn’t laid a brick in his life, yet his project currently stands 131ft tall, and acts as a wonderful reminder that faith overcomes everything.
Posted by Jill Fallon at May 10, 2017 10:19 AM | Permalink