Giant Salamander Sex Leads To Best Press Release Ever

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Smithsonian National Zoo Opens Giant Salamander Breeding Center

That’s right. Five-foot long Japanese salamanders, getting it on outside of Japan for the first time in 100 years. AND, they’re seemingly immune to a fungus that’s killing off lesser amphibian species, and thus could hold a key to the survival of animals around the globe.

Times like this, I don’t regret being on press release lists…

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Six Indian Factory Workers Drown In Giant Vat Of Tomato Ketchup

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Killer Tomatoes Strike In India
Six workers drowned after falling into a giant vat of tomato ketchup at a factory in India. The horrifying incident unfolded on Wednesday evening when a female worker slipped and fell into the 6m deep tank.

As five colleagues dived in to grab her they were all overcome by fumes given off from fermenting vegetables and drowned. Two more workers were in a hospital following the tragic incident at the Akansha Food Products unit in Lucknow, in the Uttar Pradesh region of northeastern India.

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How 113,000 Photos Set A World Record

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A REALLY Big One!

Thousands of people from across the West Midlands have succeeded in their attempt to break the world record to create the biggest ever photo mosaic. Nearly 113,000 people from across the region sent in photographs between January and June connected to their daily lives.

The photos have been used to create a giant mosaic, the size of three tennis courts. It is now on display at Birmingham’s Thinktank at Millennium Point.

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Giant Digital Clock and CD Holder

Giant Digital Clock and CD Holder

For people with a clock fetish and lots of CDs

The time of day shouts at you from the edges of this Giant Digital Clock/CD holder. It’s a designer’s nod to the ‘80s when things like digital clocks and CDs were so fresh and new. If this not-really-giant 29×14-inch model is somehow too big for you, you can also get a 9-inch-wide mini-version to hold your mini-CDs.

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Growing Giant Vegetables in Zero Gravity

Growing Giant Vegetables in Zero Gravity 

Space vegies such as this could solve world hunger, or just create more leftovers

Scientists have said that vegetables grown in zero-gravity conditions in space can grow to huge sizes, which could help solve the world’s food crisis.

According to a report in the Telegraph , it is thought that the near zero gravity conditions in space result in super-sized fruit and vegetables with a higher vitamin content.

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