These breathtaking photographs show that some animals take no chances when it comes to safety in numbers. Seen in every shape and size, from huge herds of wildebeest to colossal colonies of penguins, these creatures have no qualms when it comes to the issue of personal space.
Often seen during mass migration, these enormous groupings can be found in countries all over the world and prove an effective method of keeping themselves safe from predators. (Yahoo News)
KUALA LUMPUR: Air quality was at unhealthy levels in nine areas in the country as of 8 am, Tuesday, according to the Department of Environment (DOE).
The affected areas are Samarahan, which recorded an Air Pollutant Index (API) reading of 118, Sibu (185) and Sri Aman (113) in Sarawak; Banting (136), Port Klang (127) and Petaling Jaya (102) in Selangor and Batu Muda (124), Cheras (122) and Putrajaya (125) in Kuala Lumpur.
Twenty other places recorded moderate air quality.
An API reading of between 0 and 50 is considered good; 51 to 100, moderate; 101 to 200, unhealthy; 201 to 300, very unhealthy; and 301 and above, hazardous. – Bernama
For the last 17 years, Lego hunters can find Lego pieces at beaches in Cornwall, England.
On February 13, 1997, a shipping container filled with nearly 5 million Lego pieces was thrown into the sea about 32 kilometres off the British south coast after the Tokio Express ship carrying them was struck by a huge wave.
Below are some of the Lego pieces collected at the beaches.
A Taiwanese ATR-72 TransAsia Airways plane crashed in Xixi village outside the Magong airport in Taiwan’s Penghu archipelago on Wednesday, July 23, 2014.
The ATR 72 turboprop aircraft departed from the southern municipality of Kaohsiung at 17:43 local time (09:43 GMT), but lost contact with controllers at 19:06, CNA said, citing the Civil Aeronautics Administration.
The plane, carrying 58 people, crashed into buildings after a failed attempt to land at Magong airport.
BBC News reported that forty-eight people were killed while another 10 people were injured.
A few empty apartment buildings adjacent to the runway caught fire after the crash.
Officials said that two French nationals were among the dead, and no crew members are thought to have survived.
Five Penghu residents were injured on the ground but by Thursday morning all had been discharged from hospital, the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) said.
Official said visibility at the time of the crash was 1,600m (one mile) and within acceptable standards for landing, despite the stormy weather.