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The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight was descending into confusion and acrimony on Wednesday as Vietnam called off part of its search pending further information from Malaysia.
As families spent a fifth day waiting for news of flight MH370, which vanished on Friday with 239 people on board, disagreements within the international search operation were surfacing and Malaysian officials failed to clarify the aircraft’s last known movements. Read more
Pictured: Indonesian air force crew pray before setting off to search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight. Photograph: Binsar Bakkara/AP
Serbian Nozh Dagger
- Dated: first half of the 19th century
- Measurements: overall length 46.6 cm
The dagger features a fine, intricately-filigreed silver hilt of yataghan form with broadly-flared, symmetrical ears set with corals on each surface. The straight, single-edged blade has a profiled spine, double fullers and a long clipped tip, struck with stars and crescents. The daggers is presented in its elaborately embossed silver scabbard with characteristic monsterhead finial.
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Winged insects enclosed in amber. The oldest known amber with insect inclusions date to the early Cretaceous, around 150 million years ago. We cloned a dinosaur out of this one. Just kidding.
“We’re all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness—and call it love—true love.” ― Robert Fulghum, True Love
There needs to be a snickers commercial where this guy gives William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy a snickers , and once they eat it they turn into Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto
And Karl Urban is the guy handing the snickers saying “Eat the god damn snickers.”