The province of Ontario in Canada is not the largest province in the country, but it is the most populous, and includes both Canada’s biggest city, Toronto, and Canada’s capital city, Ottawa.
The puffer fish (or blowfish, or globefish) is probably the second most poisonous vertebrate (the most poisonous being a golden frog).
In Japan, Korea and China it is prepared by specially licensed chefs and is often eaten raw. I once ate it. The flavour was good, but no better than many other fish.
The last flight of the space shuttle happened a few days ago as the Space Shuttle Discovery was taken piggy-back by a 747 Jumbo-jet to a museum in Washington DC. Along the way it passed the Washington Monument for this spectacular photo.
Sunset is my favourite time of day, and when there is lightning too it can have a stunning effect, like this scene in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
This is not a CG. This is a real picture of a car in Brazil that was going a little too fast, and ended up smashing through the wall of someone’s house. No-one was badly hurt.
Found this stunning rainbow over a village in Dorset in the south of England. I don’t know who took the photo but its a beauty.
London will be the first city to stage three Olympic games, and here is a NASA satellite image of this iconic city.
The great outdoors never was better than this: the Grand Teton National Park, in Wyoming, USA. What a view!
Bowron Lake in British Columbia, Canada is frozen in this photo, which makes the scene look even more magical.
It surely can’t be like a paradise all the time, but the British Virgin Islands certainly look better than the place I’m in now.
The Eiffel Tower in Paris, France looks great during the day, but it looks even better at night.