Natasha Moody

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Adorable Italian Zonkey is Half Zebra, Half Donkey

About four months ago, an adorable half-zebra, half-donkey was born in Italy named Ippo. The rare crossbreed, known as a zonkey, is the offspring of a male zebra and female donkey. There are a variety of zebroids (a hybrid of zebra and any other member of the horse family) in the world, though …

In praise of pubs: why every man should have a local

Every neighbourhood worth its ready salted should have a pub, and every man should be loyal to his local, say Thinking Drinkers Ben McFarland and Tom Sandham<p>A neighbourhood isn’t a proper neighbourhood if it doesn’t have a pub. It helps if it has a post office or a corner shop or some kind of local …

Flank Steak on Texas Toast with Chimichurri Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This is a substantial sandwich,tender flank steak that I marinaded in chimichurri and pan seared. I grilled the brioche that's cut extra thick, made a chimichurri mayonnaise, and added slices of fresh tomato. The steak would be equally delicious grilled. - sdebrango —sdebrango<p><b>Food52</b> …

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How to Make Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

I am what you might call a recovering junk food addict—and one that had an especially strong penchant for candy.<p>And while I’ve managed to get my sweet tooth under control in recent years, I still have quite a weakness for homemade versions of classic treats.<p>Being able to create them without …

Using Giant Mirrors to Light up Dark Valleys

The villages of Rjukan, Norway, and Viganella, Italy, are both situated in deep valleys where mountains block the sun's rays for up to six months every year. To illuminate those darker winter months, the two towns have built gigantic mirrors that track the sun and reflect daylight downwards. …

Incredible Underwater Park in Austria

Grner See (Green Lake) is a lake in Styria, Austria known for its shimmering, emerald-green hue and its fluctuating depth throughout the year, at times leaving a park completely submerged in it. Being that the water for the lake is provided mainly by runoff from the surrounding karst mountains, it …

Why is the art world all fingers and thumbs?

Giant thumbs are invading London, and it's all very disconcerting. Go to the Barbican's Pop Art Design exhibition from today and you'll see a version of César Baldaccini's 1965 sculpture Le Grand Pouce.<p>And, if David Shrigley gets his way, there'll soon be a colossal thumbs-up perched on Trafalgar …

Ten things you need to know about the Turner prize

<b>1 King McQueen</b><p>It looks likely that Steve McQueen may will become the first person ever to win both the Turner prize (1999) and an Oscar (or several): McQueen's film 12 Years a Slave, hot favourite for this year's Academy Awards, includes a scene with a wood-framed building that's reminiscent of the …

Could one of these planets be habitable? http://bbc.in/1cU2l5k Scientists have observed that there are 1,010 exoplanets - worlds circling distant stars - in outer space. Of these, 12 could be habitable - orbiting at a distance where it is neither "too hot" nor "too cold" for water to be liquid on the surface. Follow the link above to learn more about the search for these worlds and what the search can tell us about the evolution of the cosmos.

Breastfeeding won't seem normal until we see more pictures of it From cliched poses to Facebook bans, society has a problem with realistic images of breastfeeding and postpartum bodies: http://gu.com/p/3jgg6/fb

Made for Walking: The World's Most Aesthetic Footbridges (Photos)

Don't Look Down<p>From a bridge high above the Malaysian forest to a modern drawbridge, get from one place to another in style on one the world's …

11 Hidden Messages in Company Logos

When Wendy's redesigned its logo in 2013, the company insisted the word "MOM" in the collar was unintentional. But plenty of other logos contain …

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40 Must-See Photos From The Past

The phrase “a picture is worth a thousand words” was coined by American newspaper editor Arthur Brisbane in 1911. It’s a simple notion that applies …

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World’s Cutest Dwarf Kitten Becomes Internet Sensation, Hangs Out With Grumpy Cat

Meet Lil Bub, a truly magical space cat. Found in a tool shed in rural Indiana and born with lots of genetic anomalies, this kitten is healthy …

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Curiously Surreal Portraits of People with Tree Heads

<i>Tree People</i> is a surreal portrait series by Serbia-based photographer Marko Prelic that gives an imaginative, new perspective on people and trees. Set against a variety of backdrops–some expansive and natural landscapes, others urban architecture–the collection of peculiar images feature unusual …

Hollow Golden Tree Trunk Radiates Shimmering Light

<i>Spazio di Luce (Space of Light)</i> is a stunning tree sculpture produced by Giuseppe Penone. The Italian artist came upon a fallen tree in the mountains and was immediately drawn to it because it was broken into perfectly sized pieces for casting in bronze. And so, section by section, he covered the …

Van Gogh expert sheds new light on lost sunflower paintings

One day in Arles in August 1888, Van Gogh was planning to paint from life. But the models he had hired failed to show up, and a harsh, hot mistral was blowing, making conditions for painting outdoors unbearable.<p>So he improvised: he took bunches of Provençal sunflowers, then at their golden-blooming …

Incredibly Expressive Owl Photography

Is that little owl yawning or singing? Belgian-based photographer Yves Adams has the answer as he's the one behind the adorable shot. “Little owls are CUTE!,” he states. “They make you laugh with whatever they do! But when they start to yawn, my heart melts! This picture has been taken in Spain, …

The Underground Map of the Elements

The periodic table is an awesome piece of information organisation. By following one cardinal rule – all elements appear in order of their atomic number – and then carefully restricting the number of elements in each row (or period), clear patterns emerge.<p>For example, the first column (or group) …

Cameron forced to rule out British attack on Syria after MPs reject motion

David Cameron indicated on Thursday evening that Britain would not take part in military action against Syria after the British government lost a crucial vote on an already watered-down amendment that was designed to pave the way to intervention in the war-torn country.<p>In a devastating blow to his …

Aerial Photos of Poland's Lakes Across Four Seasons

With a degree in architecture and a passion for aerial photography, Kacper Kowalski takes to the skies to capture previously unseen landscapes in extraordinary ways. His photos of Poland from high above have earned him numerous awards including Nikon's Nikkor 75th Anniversary Award (NPCI …

Hyperrealistic Photographer Makes Animals Appear Magical

To convey that contradictory effect, Johan creates intricate digital constructs using photographs of animals he has taken all over the world, and re-situating them in new environments constructed from other photos.<p>His newest works will be displayed at Yossi Milo Gallery in New York City from …

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Jellyfish in the North Atlantic - in pictures

Spectacular images of jellyfish captured by marine biologists and photographers Matt Doggett and Richard Shucksmith in the seas off the Orkney Islands

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Big blue cock erected on fourth plinth in London's Trafalgar Square

There is simply no other way of putting it, and nor would earthy British wit have it any other way. A giant bright-blue cock – its feathers proudly …