It’s Friday and we’re here yet again to help you get started on your busy weekend of doing absolutely nothing by bringing you 25 of the week’s best links, articles, images, and videos from all over the web. So, from comedically talented sandwiches to Russians getting stuck in garbage disposals this is Link25 (006) – The Invisible Phone Edition.
Beachy Head is a chalk headland on the south coast of England, close to the town of Eastbourne in the county of East Sussex, immediately east of the Seven Sisters. The cliff there is the highest chalk sea cliff in Britain, rising to 162 m (530 ft) above sea level.
The emergency ministry from the oil-rich Tyumen region said: “According to the 31-year-old victim, he jumped into the metal chute on the 8th floor to escape his girlfriend.” Soviet era buildings in Russia frequently have a metal rubbish chute in the stairwell with a latch opening on each floor that…
It’s a pretty addictive app and the numbers show it. With the recent expansion to include the Android market, the massively popular digital photo-sharing app now has over 40 million users world-wide, making it one of the most used photoblog platforms on the market.
Put all the water on this planet into a single sphere and it would have a diameter of about 860 miles, says the United States Geological Survey. For reference, that’s roughly the distance between Salt Lake City, Utah, and Topeka, Kansas.
It seems like Michael Hughes has been all over the world… and he has the souvenirs to prove it. This London based traveler has been journeying far and wide, checking out landmarks both famous and forgotten. When he finds a good one, he hits the gift shop and finds something he can use to replace part of the iconic scene in his image — a toy Eiffel Tower, a blow-up London Bus, a shell from the Camino de Santiago — he’s covered a lot of iconic spots, but there are still many to go.
A tripoint, trijunction, or triple point (also, if inexactly, known as a tri-border area), is a geographical point at which the borders of three countries or subnational entities meet. There are currently 157 international tripoints (i.e., tricountry points) by some accounts, and as many as 176 (or even 207) by others.