damselfly covered in early morning dew creates a bejewelled
effect in the morning sunshine.
dew-covered insects were captured on camera by photographer
Patrick Goossens, 50.
dedicated years to getting the perfect shot, studying
dragonfly and damselfly behaviour to help him get closer to
St-Martens-Bodegem, near Brussels, Belgium, said:
to get up early to find the dragonflies while they're still
covered in dew and I like to be on the spot 15 minutes before
sunrise. The best chances for dew are in the months of May to
June and September to October. If there is some ground mist,
that will add to the amount of
Fearless female free diver, Ashley
Futral swims with a Sand Tiger Shark just off the coast of
Ashley, 27, has swum over 100
times with these sharks, 20 miles off the coast of Wilmington,
North Carolina, USA.
Taking advantage of the artificial
reef created by the sinking of two copper dredgers,
Ashley has been perfecting the
meditation techniques needed in free diving, having only taken
up the sport three years ago
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photo of 'Fatso', a 5-metre crocodile.
36-year-old man man is being treated in hospital for injuries
after being bitten on the leg by the saltwater croc after
trying to ride it while drunk in Broome, Western Australia, on
photo from Herobuilders.
com shows a snow globe inspired
by the Deep-water Horizon BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
According to the company the BP
Polluted Ocean Globe rains black snow when shaken.
The globe is being pitched as 'a
must have Christmas gift' and sells for
This image made available by the
Ministry of Defence shows Taramis, a prototype of an unmanned
combat aircraft of the future.
Named after the Celtic god of
thunder, the concept demonstrator will test the possibility of
developing the first ever autonomous stealthy Unmanned Combat
Air Vehicle that would ultimately be capable of precisely
striking targets at long range, even in another
huge banner welcoming the
FIFA World Cup
is displayed at the foot of Christ the Redemeer
statue in Rio de Janeiro.