Funny Photos - Unusual Photos
It looks like a speck of dust on the surface of the sun. But this spectacular
picture shows the space shuttle Atlantis
alongside the International Space
Station (ISS) silhouetted as they orbit the earth.
The image was taken
in Normandy by French astrophotographer Thierry Legault.
He used a digital
camera attached to a $7,000 specially fitted
The next image (below) is an enlargement
The shuttle and the space
station can be seen in orbit 250 miles above the earth while the
sun is 93 million miles away.
Stop and think for a while about how far away the sun is from the
compared to the shuttle and station. It will blow your mind.
A young red squirrel that St. Albert resident Al Popil (R) calls 'Pookie'
takes a peanut from his mouth September 3, 2006.
'Pookie' and his family
live in Popil's backyard in the city of St. Albert, near Edmonton,
A python sits on a road after swallowing a pregnant ewe in the village of Kampung Jabor, about 200 km (124 miles) east of Kuala Lumpur, on September 5, 2006. The six-metre reptile weighing 90 kg (198.5 lbs) was too laden to move, making it easy for firemen to capture it, said a local daily newspaper. Picture taken September 5, 2006. MALAYSIA)
Saudi Arabia first baseman 6 feet 8 inch Aaron Durley, left, watches
as Venezuela's 4 feet 8 inch base runner Ermison Arellano
gets ready to take a lead during the fourth inning
in their game of
League World Series baseball pool play in South Williamsport, Pa.,
Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2006.
Durley is the tallest player to ever play
at the Little
League World Series.
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia first baseman Aaron Durley (L) stands next to
teammate Adam Mascarenhas (R) before playing against the team from Kawaguchi
City, Japan in the International semi-final of the Little League World
Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania August 24, 2006.
Six foot eight inch Durley is the tallest player to ever compete in the Little
League World Series.
World's Tallest Woman
Yao Defen (R), believed to be the world's tallest woman, and her friend
sit at the entrance of her home
in Shu Cha in China's Anhui province March
A German outsize shoemaker said he will fly to China next week
with three pairs of size 57 ladies shoes as a special and much-needed
gift for Yao
A golfer swings at the Drambuie World Ice Golf Championships in
Greenland, in 2000. Some golfers teed off in an
tournament in the Svalbard islands near the North Pole
This undated handout photo from the Svalbard Wildlife Service (SWS)
shows a golfer teeing off in the Svalbard Islands near ther North Pole
during the first Spitsbergen Open ice golf championship
Holder of the most Guinness World Records, Ashrita Furman, 50,
a U.S. citizen from New York attempts a new record
Pyramids in Cairo April 3, 2005. Furman walked 11.3 km (7
balancing a billiard cue on the tip of his finger. Three
from the Egyptian athletics federation witnessed his attempt
Ten Florida teenagers who hired a limousine to give them a safe ride
to their prom party instead snatched the keys from the chauffeur after
some erratic driving -- and found a bottle of vodka in the driver's seat
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