Outstanding News in Picture: 11 August 2011

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by Jdmrhd

All breaking news and outstanding events on 11 August 2011 in the world are excellently captured in the following impressive images.

The airshow shows off power of Neal Darnell’s Flash Fire Jet Truck which is named the world’s fastest pick up truck. In the picture the Flash Fire Jet Truck races a propeller driven plane in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Later, the vehicle uses the parachute to show down from speed of 375 mph. The Chevrolet’s Flash Fire Jet Truck owns by Neal Darnell of Springfield, Missouri who is one of America’s foremost jet truck racers. The Chevy truck is packed with a Pratt & Whitney jet engine that produced a staggering 12,000 horsepower. The truck can reach 60 mph from 0mph in one second and has top speed of a whopping 375 mph.

Neal Darnell’s Flash Fire Jet Truck

In the picture is the unmanned, rocket-launched and manoeuvrable Falcon Hypersonic Technology Vehicle 2 (HTV-2) which has incredible fast speed of 13,000 miles per hour

A monkey cools down by water in hot summer temperature. The picture is taken in Huai Bei Zoo, Hefei, Anhui Province, China

Lions play with Beth dog at Horseback Africa Animal Farm in Cullinan near Cape Town, South Africa

Photographer Gary Seloff captures the amazing shoot in the Galveston Bay estuary system in Houston, Texas

A local Chinese government has opened an air-raid shelter for local people to escape from hot summer temperatures

China’s highest chimney stack (210m or 689ft high) is falling off at Jia Ling Power Plant in Sichuan Province


Designer Renat Abdrakhmanov has launched a range of funny motorcycle helmets

The new vertical take-off drone, or unmanned aircraft named Ghost will appear in AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems North America exhibit in Washington DC next week

A lion, which was followed by a film crew in Okavango Delta, Botswana for days, decided to investigate the camera to see what is going on with him

A praying mantis makes a dramatic dancing performance in front of Labrador. The photo is taken by Scott Cromwell in his front room in Oklahoma, United States

The picture, provided by the European Southern Observatory, shows a spiral galaxy located about 35 million light years away

Kim Kardashian is seen wearing 3-D glasses at the launch of World’s Most Beautiful Magazine in Los Angeles


Flash Fire Jet Truck and the Wall of Fire at EAA Airventure 2011


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Mary Rose is currently a lecturer on society. In her free time, Mary is fond of joining social activities. Her goal is to provide up-to-date news and articles on society and culture

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