Eugene's Blog Posts Tagged 'Man' (9)

Man Almost Swallowed by Whale Shark

I bet this diver's heart practically jumped out of his chest as he saw a massive whale shark approach him with its mouth open wide. At 40 ft (12 m) in length, whale sharks are the largest fish in the sea. They have up to 350 rows of teeth in a mouth up to 5 ft (1.5 m) wide, but despite their size, they do not pose a risk to divers.

The photograph was taken during a feeding frenzy… Continue

Added by Eugene on July 23, 2011 at 7:00am — 4 Comments

Exclusive Interview: 360 Degree Panorama Man

Many of you may remember Chris Kotsiopoulos' amazing 360 degree panoramas of the sky. For some of these photos, he shoots for an entire 24 hour period just to capture one scene! I recently had the pleasure of catching up with Chris, and he was nice enough to grant us an interview, which you… Continue

Added by Eugene on March 10, 2011 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

90-Year-Old Man Recounts a Remarkable WWII Experience

It's always intriguing when older people talk about their past. They give us a first-hand account of what life was like decades ago, when many of us weren't even born yet. This moving video features a 90-year-old man, as he recounts a remarkable experience he had in… Continue

Added by Eugene on September 3, 2010 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Man Living Inside Giant World Cup Football (2 pics)

Adam Santarossa is being paid thousands of dollars to watch the World Cup inside a giant football in Melbourne, Australia.

The 23-year-old says his friends are jealous after he was selected by Adidas to spend the month-long tournament watching football, tweeting and writing blogs inside the 20 foot (six meter) diameter Jabulani ball. "Other people have…


Added by Eugene on June 24, 2010 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

The Script - The Man Who Can't Be Moved [Live from Abbey Road]

Added by Eugene on January 17, 2010 at 8:36am — No Comments

Man Gives Up Speaking for 17 Years While Traveling the World on Foot

His story is incredibly remarkable. For almost three decades, John Francis has been a planetwalker, traveling the globe by foot and sail with a message of environmental respect and responsibility (for 17 of those years without speaking). During his monumental, silent trek, he earned an MA in environmental studies and a PhD in land resources. Today his Planetwalk foundation consults on sustainable development and works with educational groups to teach kids about the… Continue

Added by Eugene on June 5, 2009 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

An Incredible Will to Survive - Elephant Man

Here at theMET, we've teamed up with the people over at National Geographic and had the privilege of screening this emotional documentary last week. It's a story of tragedy and hardship, but most importantly, hope.

Known as "China's Elephant Man," Huang Chuncai suffers from an extreme condition that has grotesquely deformed his face. Exceptionally large tumors have stunted his growth, left his bones undeveloped, caused his spine to buckle and restricted his… Continue

Added by Eugene on June 2, 2009 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

Half Man Half Gumby - "Men in Bed" by Peter Land

I dig Peter Land's creative, funny, and deranged imagination. Born in Aarhus, Denmark in 1966, he studied at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen and at Goldsmiths College in London. Currently he works with a variety of media from paintings, drawings, moving image and sculptural installations. He is primarily known for his video installations, which are… Continue

Added by Eugene on February 3, 2009 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

Smallest Man Meets Woman With Longest Legs

I'm a sucker when it comes to this little guy! Some of you may have seen He Pingping when I wrote about the world's tallest man. Here he poses with Svetlana Pankratova from Russia, Queen of Longest Legs, at Trafalgar Square in London, Tuesday,… Continue

Added by Eugene on September 16, 2008 at 8:00pm — 2 Comments

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