Bird’s Eye: Some are educational, some are beautiful, and some are very funny.
* The Plants that Fruits Come From TwistedSifter
We all know what an apple tree looks like, I suspect, but how about avocados, pomegranates or olives?
* Animals and Their People The Big Picture
Sample images include Gabriel Guallo of Ecuador’s Quichua tribe stands with a tarantula on his face to demonstrate how he is planning to break a world record, in El Tena October 2, 2012. Guallo hopes to carry 250 tarantulas on his body for 60 seconds. (Guillermo Granja/Reuters)
Kids gather around the pen of competitor Boy Serrere, during the national final of the televised sheep reality competition, Khar Bii, in Dakar, Senegal on October 20, 2012.
* Towering Sculptures Made of Flowers Colossal
Aside from being consistently ranked as one of the best countries to live in on Earth, file this as reason #4,123 to stop by the Netherlands: Bloemencorso, the annual parade of flowers in Zundert. That’s right, every float here is made from natural flowers, specifically dahlias. From twisting architectural structures the size of houses to bizarre animatronic birds and puppets, and even animals made from swooping gestures reminiscent of graffiti, Bloemencorso seems to have a little bit of everything.
* The Sleeping Goddess TwistedSifter
From the gov’t of Québec website.The snowy owl is the official bird of Québec, so I infer the mouse in these images symbolizes English Canada….