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In 2017, Hai Tao Buddhists who’d bought £5,000 of live Crustacea & released them into the sea for good karma, got fined £15,000 for ‘untold damage’ to the environment by introducing non-native species. In 2012 Hai Tao had released 100kg of cobras in a mountainous area not native to the snakes.

Two Buddhists fined £15,000 for releasing crustaceans into sea Two Buddhists who released £5,000 worth of crustaceans into the Channel as part of a religious ceremony have been fined almost £15,000 for causing “untold damage” to the environment. Zhixiong Li and Ni Li helped throw live crabs and lobsters into the sea off Brighton as …

In 2017, Hai Tao Buddhists who’d bought £5,000 of live Crustacea & released them into the sea for good karma, got fined £15,000 for ‘untold damage’ to the environment by introducing non-native species. In 2012 Hai Tao had released 100kg of cobras in a mountainous area not native to the snakes. Read More »

In 1506, a 1000+ year old statue was unearthed. The main figure, Laocoön, was missing an arm. The pope commissioned a contest to find who would recreate the missing arm best. Michelangelo’s version lost. In 1906 the original arm was found and in nearly the exact pose Michelangelo had sculpted.

Laocoön and His Sons The arm after refixing, 2010 When the statue was discovered, Laocoön’s right arm was missing, along with part of the hand of one child and the right arm of the other, and various sections of snake. The older son, on the right, was detached from the other two figures. The age …

In 1506, a 1000+ year old statue was unearthed. The main figure, Laocoön, was missing an arm. The pope commissioned a contest to find who would recreate the missing arm best. Michelangelo’s version lost. In 1906 the original arm was found and in nearly the exact pose Michelangelo had sculpted. Read More »

Bill Haast began extracting snake venom at 15 years old. He founded the Miami Serpentarium and injected himself with venom for 60+ years. His blood was used to save 21 snakebite victims. He created a venom serum to cure polio. He was bitten over 170 times and lived to be 100.

The Life of Bill Haast This official Bill Haast website is being presented in honor of one of the greatest pioneers, visionaries, humanitarians and scientists of all time. While the legendary name of W.E. Haast has already been etched into history, it has been said upon learning of his passing on June 15, 2011, that …

Bill Haast began extracting snake venom at 15 years old. He founded the Miami Serpentarium and injected himself with venom for 60+ years. His blood was used to save 21 snakebite victims. He created a venom serum to cure polio. He was bitten over 170 times and lived to be 100. Read More »

Jadav Payeng single-handedly planted a 1,360-acre Forest in India by planting a Tree everyday for 35 years. That Forest is now home to Tigers and above hundred Elephants

Indian man single-handedly plants a 1,360-acre forest A little more than 30 years ago, a teenager named Jadav “Molai” Payeng began burying seeds along a barren sandbar near his birthplace in northern India’s Assam region to grow a refuge for wildlife. Not long after, he decided to dedicate his life to this endeavor, so he …

Jadav Payeng single-handedly planted a 1,360-acre Forest in India by planting a Tree everyday for 35 years. That Forest is now home to Tigers and above hundred Elephants Read More »

Shigeru Miyamoto, creator of such Nintendo games as Mario, Donkey Kong, and Zelda, has a hobby of guessing the measurements of objects, then checking to see if he was correct. He enjoys the hobby so much he carries a tape measure with him everywhere.

Shigeru Miyamoto (Japanese: 宮本 茂 Hepburn: Miyamoto Shigeru, pronounced [mijamoto ɕiɡeɾɯ]; born November 16, 1952)[4] is a Japanese video game designer and producer for the video game company Nintendo, currently serving as one of its representative directors. He is best known as the creator of some of the most critically acclaimed and best-selling video games …

Shigeru Miyamoto, creator of such Nintendo games as Mario, Donkey Kong, and Zelda, has a hobby of guessing the measurements of objects, then checking to see if he was correct. He enjoys the hobby so much he carries a tape measure with him everywhere. Read More »