This drone video captures what’s happening right now on the border between Hungary and Croatia. All you can see for kilometers on the road are busses and checkpoints.
On April 4, young brown bears play in one of two large enclosures at Kuterevo Bear Refuge in central Croatia. The shelter was founded in 2002 by retired social worker Ivan Crnkovic-Pavenka; it’s staffed largely by volunteers and currently hosts eight bears, all of which were orphaned as cubs.
Rainfall that usually takes three months dumped in just three days over the Balkan Peninsula this month. The result is devastating floods and thousands of landslides. To make everything just that much worse, the floods are also exposing landmines and washing away warning signs.
To paraphrase everyone's favorite chaos theorist from Jurassic Park, "Life finds a way." Indeed, that old chestnut is applicable to the following ten destinations, where animals have found a home in areas humans once tread. Remember, if you want to keep poachers out of your nature preserve, surround it with land mines.
Ivan Stoiljkovic, a 6-year-old boy from Croatia, might be the next Magneto. He can stick frying pans, spoons, forks, irons, dumbbells, coins and anything metallic onto his chubby stomach. Great power to have, right? Yup! Too bad he's not magnetic.
Let's appreciate for a second that this future Croatian stadium looks like a city fit for a Lando Calrissian. The thing will have a CLOUD suspended above that can display in-game action or information—all while harvesting solar power.
How annoying is it to get to a hotel and find that you're facing land instead having an ocean view? At the Šolta Island Resort that won't be an issue, because it rotates to give everyone a nice sight.
A 39-year-old man who was mowing the lawn ran over a hand grenade, which proceeded to blow up. The man was not injured, however, because his trusty mower took the brunt of the explosion.
Residents of Zagreb panicked last week when they heard radio reports of UFO sighting. The station’s journalists admitted to a War of the Worlds-inspired hoax, but claim this hoax held a deeper purpose.