Archive for July 5, 2011

Interracial Sucks – Zebroid

zebroid (also zebra mule and zebrule) is the offspring of any cross between a zebra and any other equine: essentially, a zebra hybrid. In most cases, the sire is a zebra stallion. Offspring of a donkey sire and zebra dam, called a zebra hinny, or donkra, do exist but are rare. Zebroids have been bred since the 19th century.

China-Fujian-Xiamen-Mixed Blood-Zebra and Donkey

A rare hybrid cross of a donkey father and a zebra mother is attracting attention in the Xiamen Haicang Safari Park after he was born on Sunday, reports Xiamen Daily.

The “zedonk” has black and white stripes prominently displayed on his four legs, but his brown body haired looks more like a donkey, said one of his keepers at the park.

 

 
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Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport L’Or Blanc

Bugatti in collaboration with Königliche Porzellan-Manufaktur has released unique version of Bugatti Veyron – Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport L’Or Blanc. It’s the world’s first vehicle with porcelain elements in exterior and interior design. “At first, it seems to be an unusual idea to use porcelain in a car, especially in the world’s fastest convertible,” comments Dr. Stefan Brungs, Director of Sales and Marketing at Bugatti Automobiles.

 


Dacia Popster

According to Sport24.com, this will be the new Dacia model, launched in 2012.


 

 


Pontiac Deluxe Six

Built in 1939 by General Motors and chemical company Rohm and Haas at a cost of $25,000, it was the first transparent full-sized car to be made in America.

Billed as a vision of the future, it was made for the 1939-40 New York World’s Fair, where it became a sensation at General Motors’ ‘Highways and Horizons’ pavilion; and it continues to cause a stir today.

Just two were ever made and this model, which has a three-speed manual transmission, and is thought to be the last of its kind.

Once their respective showcases had closed, both ‘Plexiglas Pontiacs,’ or ‘Ghost Cars’ as they were sometimes known, toured the nation’s dealerships. The 1939-40 Deluxe Six is the only one known to survive.


Weston-super-Mare Sand Sculpture Festival

The Weston-super-Mare Sand Sculpture Festival is now in its fourth year.

Sand sculpturists displayed their works at the beach in Weston, England, on Monday

( Matt Cardy / Getty Images )