This insanely real world - the second top-March 10
Somewhere long-awaited spring still come, but somewhere, and to this day there are drifts. But in spite of this difference in climate, all of us share a love for positive eccentricities and follies of mankind and the animal.
Let's look at the most amazing and interesting events of the second half of March. All of them are placed on the degree of irrationality and singularity of the 10-th place in the direction of the first.
10th - "animal the Forbes'
Named the richest animal in the world.
One of these was the lucky black cat named Tommasini. Last month, its owner - the Italian millionaire - died in Rome, and bequeathed all his favorite state in the amount of 15 million dollars..
In the meantime, the cat - not the richest animal in the world, but only closes the top three most affluent animals. In second place is Kalu the chimp, who bequeathed 60 million. Dollars Patricia O'Neill, wife of former Australian swimming champion.
But most rich animal - German Shepherd named Gunther, inherited from his mistress - the Countess Carlotta Liebenstein - more than 140 million dollars.. In the dog-millionaire has a country house in Tuscany, a mansion in Miami, chauffeur and maid. Gunter hit the Guinness Book of Records as the richest dog in the world.
"When I become a cat ... no, better than that dog!"
9 place - "cowboy leg with sauce"
The restaurants of Beijing will cease to apply "funny" dishes.
The city authorities asked the owners of institutions with a request to take a closer approach to the preparation of their menu in English. The thing is that restaurateurs are so illiterate they write the names of Chinese dishes in English, that the tourists instead of appetite occur only fits of hysterical laughter.
The fact that this phenomenon is quite common in China, says there has been the name for this "language" - Chinglish (from China - "China" and English - "English").
For example, in the menu you can easily find such dishes as "virgin chicken" or "tofu cooked a woman with freckles." However, the Chinese are ready to dialogue with other cultures. Many restaurants have decided to fork over the menu, which will contain photos of dishes and a detailed description of all the ingredients.
However, not only one English-speaking tourists suffer from ignorance of Chinese restaurateurs. The Russian-language menu inquisitive tourist detect such exotic dishes as "peaceful northern fever leavens eggplant", or, for example, "Western type bakes cowboy leg".
But there are also real "Eggplant at half-mast" and cake "Chickens in the decree." Limitless culinary imagination!
8 place - "Chaikino Mountain"
Scot with a red card gulls.
And, not figuratively, but literally. Once a resident of the Scottish city of Arbroath Yenu Watson began to annoy the birds, the 54-year-old man began to look for ways to get rid of this problem in a humane manner.
Recently, throwing the remains of his daughter's birthday cake, made in bright red, Scot noticed that the birds did not touch the delicacy. Then he tried to offer seagulls two trays of food - one with a predominance of red, the other - black. The first bird did not touch the tray, and the second - devastated in front.
Then the man began to show the red card to the birds - and they have ceased to fly in his garden. Now Ian wants to share this experience with other residents of the city. It was a beginning of a career of Scottish referees ...
7 place - "It's time to refuel!"
20-year-old Canadian who loves to drink gasoline.
A resident of the city of Welland says he can not live a few hours without eating. For several years, she drinks every day 12 teaspoons of combustible mixture.
- Gasoline has a sweet and sour taste, I can not live without it, - she says. - At first it reminded me of hot sauce, slightly burning throat. I usually keep pitchers with liquids at home under the sink, but my situation is so depressing, that when I leave my house, I have to take it with you in a plastic bottle.
Representatives of the Department of Health of New York that monitors the status Shannon argue that doctors still can not identify the causes of the rare girls depending to the toxic product.
Her car is never left without fuel.
6 place - "And myavknut do not have time!"
American earns a living catching domestic cats.
45-year-old New Yorker Jordan of silver worked in law for many years. Recently, she has decided to change his life and, after spending six weeks in Africa, began to work in the service of rescue cats.
The woman quickly realized that she had good at catching animals that do not obey the owners. This ability is attributed to the intuitive understanding that a cat or a cat would do in a tense situation.
As a result, Jordan has opened the company Catch Your Cat. A woman comes to the aid of the owners, who can not (or will not) do to catch your cat or cats, to take them to, for example, to the vet. For calling Jordan usually takes 80 dollars. Is your last name woman to 100%!
5 place - "Rodent-athlete"
In the UK, the guinea pig got into the Guinness Book of Records., To do this she had to set a world record for the long jump, British media reported.
The owner of the guinea pig Chloe Macari came across a message about the record jump 10 centimeters in length and decided that her animal is capable of more. She planted a pig on one box, and the other put her favorite food - a slice of cucumber. Animal without problems beat the previous record, and then install some new, of which the longest was the 30-inch jump.
Now the guinea pig will train to break the record for the high jump, which can not surpass 2003.
There is no doubt that the guinea pigs still take over the world.
4th place - "The Crow and the Fox: modern fable"
The fox Canada settled in the crow's nest.
Predator, over the past two years living on the campus of a university, decided to settle in the bird house.
The nest is located on the tree at the height of the second floor. However, Fox does not care, the benefit that the tree is inclined, so he climbs freely in the slot on the trunk.
Birds, of course, in such a cavalier seizure of their property are unhappy, so every morning, arrange the fray with a fox. Tom, however, their cawing does not bother me.
"Raven somehow God sent the fox in the house ..."
3rd place - "See Paris - and fly away!"
100,000 French be glad to aliens 21 December.
Local mountain Bugarach approaching "Doomsday" is transformed into a modern version of Noah's ark. It was December 21 end of the Mayan calendar cycle, and many attribute this to the possible end of the world.
Enthusiasts believe that aliens who are waiting with their spacecraft in the French mountains, rescue people in the vicinity, and take them with you in the new century. It is expected that up to 100 thousand people are going on that day to go to the mountains, covered with numerous legends.
Meanwhile, as foreign media reports, enterprising businessmen shamelessly cashing in on this phenomenon. For example, American companies offer special tours to one end for those who want to witness the end of the world, and the neighboring village produces wine to celebrate the occasion.
Savvy Americans do not waste time!
2 nd place - "And the years fly by!"
101-year-old from Utah became the oldest paraplaneristkoy in the world.
Achieving Mary Hardison was officially registered Guinness Book of Records. Hardison flew a paraglider on his birthday.
As a pensioner explained in its application for the record, she decided to go sailing on the example of his 75-year-old son, who had recently became interested in paragliding. Hardison stressed: "I do not want him to do something, then I can not do."
For Mary Hardison paragliding it was not the only extreme adventure. On the day of his 90th birthday Utah resident went to the "Disneyland", which swept on all roundabouts, intended for adult visitors to the amusement park.
Here's what it means - do not lose the taste for life!
1st place - "Hairy trio"
In dogs Moscow drove the car of the owner.
Animals staged an accident and then fled the scene. Three dog staged a car accident shortly after the owner left them in an institution on the car mall parking lot, and he went away on business. Somehow, the animals were able to bring the car in motion and drove it a few meters to the nearest obstacle, which turned out to be another car. At the time of the collision the car was empty. The hostess saw a car accident only when she came out of the mall.
Shocked girl decided to remove the mobile phone camera and the dogs, and the consequences of what they have done. Traffic police officers who came to invite the girl in the company car for the minutes. However, later, when they went to the scene of the accident, the car with the dog was no longer there: the dogs were able to escape from the accident scene. But go far they have failed - the car with the dogs found nearby.
It is known that the accident dog was considered an insured event. The amount of compensation received by a woman, is not specified.
Operation "Woof!" Almost failed.
In this review of the second half of March is coming to an end. April will certainly be full of surprises. Stay with us!
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