Tagged: water

How Italy’s biggest mozzarella balls are made

Caseificio La Fattoria in Battipaglia, in the Campania region of southern Italy, makes fresh mozzarella with buffalo milk that can weigh up to 40 kg. The dairy makes the mozzarella in a variety of...

How water towers work

The job of finding enough water, making it safe to use, and then reliably distributing it to the system customers with almost no downtime is a monumental task that requires a lot of infrastructure....

Fishing kittens

The fishing cat (Prionailurus viverrinus) is the largest of the Prionailurus cats. Its coarse fur is olive-grey to ashy-grey with darker stripes on the shoulder and roundish or oval-shaped spots on the flanks and sides. The...

Rare dumbo octopus footage

The rarely observed, ghostly white cephalopod delights scientists remotely exploring an underwater volcano. Most species of Grimpoteuthis live at depths of at least 3,000 to 4,000 metres with some living up to 7,000 metres...

The 1962 Alcatraz escape attempt

The June 1962 Alcatraz escape attempt was one of two escape attempts from Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary in which neither the escapees, nor their bodies, were found. Late on the night of June 11 or...

Dolphin self masturbates with beheaded fish

The intelligence of dolphins is one of their most outstanding features. Among the thousands of members that the animal kingdom has, dolphins take one of the top places regarding intelligence. The brain is the...

Swimmer dies after shark rips off his penis

Jose Ernestor da Silva was attacked early this month while bathing in waters off the Piedade beach near Recife, on Brazil’s north-east coast. The shark struck just as lifeguards stationed on the beach had...

Enjoy 10 hours of relaxing coral reefs shots

Corals are related to sea anemones, and they all share the same simple structure, the polyp. The polyp is like a tin can open at just one end: the open end has a mouth...