Tuesday, 30 September 2008

Feathers on the Wings of Time


Feathers abound in nature. The winged creatures of the world have a huge diversity of plumage, coming at us in all the colors of the rainbow. When viewed close up they can give the impression of being more successful attempts at abstract art.

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Written by RJ Evans

Strange New Creatures Discovered on the Great Barrier Reef


Only this September 18, the National Geographic Channel has released its new found creatures under the depths of Australia’s Heron Island “Great Barrier Reef”.

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Written by MAG Villaflor

Animal Comics Around The World


Not funny to look at, and certainly not funny to encounter, the laughing Hyena is only funny if you hear it, and preferably from the safety of a vehicle. There is another rather funny things about these animals. The females have a false penis, and well... what else can be said? Read on to find out more about these and other animals that have the reputation of being comic!

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Written by Mark Gordon Brown

The World's Most Spectacular Mountain Peaks


Most people would rather enjoy looking at these glorious mountains than climb them. Others, however, have managed to reach the summits of these mountains and experience being on top of the world. After all, no mountain is too high to climb.

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Written by Verniel Cutar

Bathsheba and Other Similarly Inviting Works of Art


These are some of the most inviting and enigmatic works of art that have survived the passage of time.

So we cannot be accused of just giving you everyday items, please take a look at these wonderful works of art, most of which involve ladies with their kit off! Seriously, these are works that will transcend time!

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Written by Unofre Pili

Vampires! Some Must-See Films!


A few vampire flicks that will get you through the night.

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Written by Lost in Arizona

Fingal’s Cave: The Incredible Rock Formations of Staffa


The amazing rock formations on, under and around the Hebridean Island of Staffa.

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Written By C Jordan

Saturday, 27 September 2008

Pavement Pictures: Real or Not?


A painter is an artist who paints on canvas, walls and on anything he can paint on. They can use acrylic paints, oil, or chalks. Julian Beever a freelance artist draws 3D pictures on pavements using only chalks for companies.

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Written by Gigisimbre

Friday, 26 September 2008

12 Vintage Cigarette Ads They Would Never Get Away with Now


Cigarette's aren't bad for you, in fact they make you happier, sexier, more popular and quite possibly richer. Not true? Then take a look at these vintage ads and see what the "Mad Men" of the time tried to get away with - and did.

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Written by RJ Evans

Extraordinarily Weird But Beautiful Flowers


The world is full of weird and wonderful flowers that sometimes look so strange that we find it difficult to imagine them actually growing in the wild. Some of these are unbelievably odd.

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Written by Louie Jerome

Tuesday, 23 September 2008

Dance of the Spirits



They come in an array of colors. They beautifully dance in the skies, enchanting all who view them. They are known as the Aurora Borealis. The Borealis are also more commonly known as the Northern Lights, specifically because they most commonly occur in the Northern Hemisphere. The Cree call them Dance of the Spirits.

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Written by Lost in Arizona

Unique Cat Breeds


Although all cats are special, these breeds were formed because of something unique in each of them. Some are very easy to spot, a genetic mutation that marks the cat as being "different".

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Written by B Nelson

Five Fantastic Fauna Spotted Only in New Zealand


Weird and wonderful creatures from down under! Not the usual suspects either!!

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Written by RJ Chamberlain

Sunday, 21 September 2008

The Mystery of Bedlam Revealed


If you ever heard the phrase “It’s like Bedlam in here", you may wonder what the expression really meant or where it came from. Here's the scoop.

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Written by C Jordan

Trashy Novel Covers of Yesteryear


Let us take a trip down memory lane when books were books and the female of the species was well and truly respected on their pages. Hardly, but trash was trash and you have to respect it for that. Brazen women abounded and the front covers of these novels helped sell the, er, social issues that were contained within. It is almost shameful to think of the trash produced these days when, to be honest, they did it far, far better in the way back when.
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Saturday, 20 September 2008

Five of the Greatest Science Fiction Ships of All Time


A short skit looking at some of the coolest ships to grace science fiction, from classic old 1960's series such as Doctor Who's TARDIS, to modern marvels like Malcolm Reynolds' Serenity.

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Written by Eavis T

Friday, 19 September 2008

Mysterious Temples of the Heavens


Welcome to a world of wonderment and awe. Built long before our time, they are a testament of survival and beauty. Some were lost for centuries before being discovered by “accident”. Most have had to undergo years of reconstruction to save them from destruction. Welcome to the temples of the heavens.

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Written by Lost in Arizona

Happy Smiley Birthday!

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You may want to send a death squad after this man, so if you and your evil plans are discovered, please do not mention the name of this website! However, it was in September 1982 (the 19th to be exact) that a certain computer scientist created the world’s first smiley! Read on to discover more!

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Written by RJ Evans

Thursday, 18 September 2008

Wednesday, 17 September 2008

Human Woodpeckers! Ingenious Wood Sculptures


Wood sculptures have been a way for artists to express their visions for thousands of years, but not until the advent of power tools has this form of art really exploded in size and complexity.

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Written by Nelson Doyle

The Astonishing Eggs of Alien Nations


We are not alone. There are alien nations among us and they are breeding, numbering in their billions. However, don’t be too alarmed as they are generally tiny and evolved on our little blue planet. Their eggs come in a variety of shapes and sizes and reflect the diversity of their countless species.

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Written by RJ Evans

Sunday, 14 September 2008

Full Throttle Flash: 10 Awesome Animated Automotive Websites


Do you like cars? Do you love cars? Here are ten awesome animated automotive websites that allow you to explore the world of motor vehicles. Driven by flash, from Porsche to the Ka, they represent some of the best, most sophisticated websites that have ever been produced about that marvel, the motor car.

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Written by RJ Evans

Top Five Animals with the Most Stunning Eyes


Have you ever been mesmerized by eyes before? Well prepare for more because here is a list of creatures that perhaps has the most amazing eyes in the whole animal kingdom. I'll let the pictures do the talking.

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Written by ThisNachoIsCalledNic

Animals That Sustain Their Survival Under Harsh Conditions


They won’t succumb to death even you boil them, freeze them, or put them into any harsh conditions. They are such tough guys that you could never beat them down.

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Written by Chan Lee Peng

Webphemera Gets the Wink!


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Webphemera seems to be taking off! Well, at least a little but every little helps for a new blog! Thanks first to Nelson Doyle for giving the blog a name check in his recent article. You can read what he has to say here.


Thanks also go to RJ Chamberlain. He shares my initials but is no relation! He gave Webphemera the thumbs up in his recent article about blogs. He gave his article the title Eight Great Blogs You Didn't Know Existed. Read it here.

Hopefully, Webphemera will soon be a great blog of which you do know the existence! Many thanks to both RJ and Nelson for including Webphemera in their on-line articles!


If you like the blog, please don't forget there are ways and means to stay in touch with things as they happen! Look down the right hand side and you can 'follow' the blog or become a friend. You can also choose set up a feed which will let you know when new stuff gets posted here!


Thanks for all the support since the blog started! It is really encouraging and I would have possibly lost heart without all the encouraging remarks and emails!


Cheers from London!


RJ

10 Reasons Why Every Home should have a Cat


If you think that cats are good for nothing except eating and sleeping, this article might just change your mind.

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Written by Iakul

That Sinking Feeling


One minute you are minding your own business and the next you are disappearing in to a whole that has suddenly appeared in the ground at your feet. It may sound like the stuff of science fiction but it happens, perhaps more regularly than you might have thought. A sinkhole can appear without any notice and if it does, it’s time to get out of the way!
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Written by RJ Evans

Friday, 12 September 2008

20 Insanely Magnificent & Hilarious Creatures Caught on Film


Amazing interactions between environment and species. Must be seen photography!

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Writen by Lauren Axelrod

Extraordinarily Different Things to Do with a Banana


It's long, it's yellow, you can do stuff with it. All legal! Is the banana the tool we have been waiting for so long? Find out here!

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Written by Louie Jerome

The Birds and The Bees


With Pictures! The birds and the bees, together at last! What you were always dying to ask in those biology lesons, but were too shy to ask!

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Written by Mark Gordon Brown

9 Over-the-Top Luxury Swimming Pools [PICS]


From the Playboy bunny pond to gigantic shark tanks, here are nine of the most extraordinary architectural creations (from well-paid imaginations) that deliver marvelous mind-blowing pools that most of us would happily pay for the priveldge of belly-flopping into.

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Written by Nelson Doyle

Splendid Fishotography: A Glimpse of Underwater Life


There are more types of fish than an average human being can discover in an entire lifetime. Witness some never-before-seen aspects of fish life and society, as well as some splendid photography that will illustrate just how fascinating these aquatic creatures are.

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Written by Verniel Cutar

Real Life Fairy Tales: Castles of Ireland


Ireland is rich in culture and has a wonderful history worth exploring. Fairy Tales, Princesses and Princes, Kings and queens have been here. Take a look at some of the magnificent castles in Ireland and step in to the world of real life fairy tales!

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Written by Hein Marais

10 Baffling Optical Illusions


An optical illusion is an optical phenomenon wherein a visually observed image does not agree with objective reality. In short, an optical illusion is something deliberately created to deceive the eye. Here are ten that will puzzle, baffle and possible entrance you!

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Written by Eddie Go

Wednesday, 10 September 2008

10 of the Best Animated GIFs on the Net


Some are cool, some are silly and a few are just plain odd but the animated GIF has come a long way in a short space of time.

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Written by RJ Evans

Sunday, 7 September 2008

What An Ugly Bird!


We have the birds of paradise but are you like me? Do you get bored with images of beauty all the time? Here are some of the world's ugliest looking birds, all ready for you to go "ew" to!


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Written by RJ Evans

The Written Word


How we might have been writing had certain educationalists in the seventies had their way. There are still lessons to be learned here!

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Written by Glynis Smy

Eight Amazing Fibonacci Number-Carrying Flowers


Are they product of an accidental event in the cosmos? Or caused by an intelligent being?

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Written By Unofre Pili

Saturday, 6 September 2008

15 Astonishing and Extraordinary Photomosaics of the Famous


You may never see these famous individuals in the same light once you have seen these astonishing and extraordinary photomosaics. Together with a short history of the art form, take a journey into a world where the simple rectangle has been used to incredible and often profound effect.

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Written by RJ Evans

Friday, 5 September 2008

Mysterious Skulls - Dare They Be Called Human?


This isn't your most recent episode of Unsolved Mysteries. In fact, these are five authentic skulls dug up and discovered from nearly every corner of the globe. If the skulls are actually of human origin has been put up for debate by some. Either way, these anomalies will either give you a great costume idea, inspiration to go on your own Indian Jones-style adventure, or just provide a reason for some really freaky dreams.

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Written By S Hayes

Is It Bye-bye to the Aye-aye, The World's Ugliest Creature?


Meet the Aye-Aye, the animals many believe to be the ugliest on the planet. Unfortunately for this creature, it is also one of the most endangered. Will it soon be time to wave bye-bye to the Aye-Aye or can it be brought back from the edge of extinction?

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Written by RJ Evans

Wednesday, 3 September 2008

10 of the Greatest Moments in British Comedy


A collection of clips from British comedy classics. You will laugh your head off, but not literally it is hoped! Would be funny though!

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Written by Evis T

The Butterfly Alphabet Captured!


Our nature is always rocked with an unprecedented and unusual beauty of its nature and characteristic that you could hardly learn from a school syllabus. Here discover the alphabet on the wings of butterflies.

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Written by Chan Lee Peng

Wacky Homes Around The Globe


If you thought your house was unique, think again. Every one of us has a wild imagination. At least that's what I like to think. If we all lived in homes that outwardly represented our personality, would they look like these?

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Written by Lauren Axelrod

Tuesday, 2 September 2008

The Most Unique and Bizarre Lakes From Around the World


Let's us explore the world's most unusual and extraordinary lakes.

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Written by Nobert Soloaria Bermosa

Extremely Weird and Ridiculous Phobias


Long ago, a great man once said that the only thing to fear is fear itself. But as time went by, it seemed as if new fears or phobias were invented. It's time to check your updatedness on the world of fear. Here are some of the strangest and most absurd phobias that ever entered the mind of humanity.

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Written by Verniel Cutar

Monday, 1 September 2008

The Most Furious Car Chases in Film History


When you talk about furious car chases in films, a few of them instantly come to mind. Take a spin through memory lane and see if you agree with these choices!

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Written by Anne Lyken Garner

Planet of the Lemur: 10 Beautiful Little-Known Species


Most people have heard of the Ring-tailed Lemur and think it is the only species. However, there are many varieties of Lemur, a lot of which are beautiful and incredibly rare. Look in to the planet of the lemurs and discover the wonderful diversity of this lesser known family of animals.

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Written by RJ Evans

Castaway: Five Top Tips to Survive on a Deserted Island


So your plane has gone down on an island somewhere in the Pacific where there are around 30,000 uninhabited islands and you are the only survivor. How will you survive and put yourself in the best possible scenario for rescue?

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Written by RJ Chamberlain
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