Saturday, March 31, 2007

Spiders (Close-up Photos)

"QUANTUM SHOT" #150


Some rather cute "mug shots"

Many of the big-eyed charmers shown below are small jumping spiders, with head measuring only 2-3 mm. The position of their eyes, however, ensures an excellent vision (see particulars here)
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Friday, March 30, 2007

Funny Signs, Part 4

"QUANTUM SHOT" #149


And Weird Directions

Some hilarious real (and fake) signs, collected for Part 4 of the series:
See previous: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3

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Helps to remember what species you are (actual sign in a zoo)
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1. Road Hazards:

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(image credit: Enduro Himalaya)


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"Your Speed: ... km/h"
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Stop?... or go?
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"Stop in the name of love"
traffic lights in Antwerp:

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(image credit: iciblancheneige, via)


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(sent in by Doug McAllister)


Berlitz Language School ads:
you would definitely like to know, what's written on these signs:

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WC signs:

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Dress in style: (T-shirts, etc)

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Speaking of badges:
"Honorable Hemp Grower" badge
from communist Russia (1955)
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Other helpful instructions and charts:

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"Every red-blooded guy's" dream remote:

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Shopping habits comparison chart:

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Sources: Karaul, Exler.ru, Botinok
plus many by email; please let us know the originals for attribution


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Related Posts: Funny Signs: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3