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Date: 05/24/06 02:19 AM

55 Responses to Plaster molds of ant holes

  1. Profile photo of buddy
    buddy Male 30-39
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    May 24, 2006 at 12:49 am
    Link: Plaster molds of ant holes - This is what ant holes look like.
  2. Profile photo of guapodude
    guapodude Male 13-17
    329 posts
    May 24, 2006 at 1:07 am
    Figure 6a is by far the coolest.
  3. Profile photo of B-Hazard
    B-Hazard Male 18-29
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    May 24, 2006 at 2:21 am
    We`re only a toxic spill away from a crappy 60`s horror film...
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    sugarhigh83 Female 18-29
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    May 24, 2006 at 2:32 am
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    sugarfreee Female 18-29
    173 posts
    May 24, 2006 at 2:36 am
    yeah..very weird
  6. Profile photo of FallenSoul
    FallenSoul Male 18-29
    923 posts
    May 24, 2006 at 2:37 am
    That is actually pretty cool.
  7. Profile photo of unbelievable
    unbelievable Male 18-29
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    May 24, 2006 at 2:54 am
    call me immature but lol @ "vertical shaft"
  8. Profile photo of Nacaz2
    Nacaz2 Male 13-17
    821 posts
    May 24, 2006 at 2:56 am
    wow, that was as interesting as the info for it suggested.....

    did they make them by just filling the holes with plaster? would u have thought the ants mind if they did that?

  9. Profile photo of FLIPZ
    FLIPZ Male 18-29
    203 posts
    May 24, 2006 at 2:57 am
    how the hell did they do this
  10. Profile photo of cruxshadows
    cruxshadows Female 18-29
    2144 posts
    May 24, 2006 at 3:38 am
    Hey, Cool.
  11. Profile photo of flourchild29
    flourchild29 Female 30-39
    269 posts
    May 24, 2006 at 4:30 am
    ants are the bane of my yard!!!!!
    very cool still
  12. Profile photo of DMDekoth
    DMDekoth Male 70 & Over
    888 posts
    May 24, 2006 at 4:58 am
    I couldn`t begin to comprehend the graphs, but I find it amazing how such little creatures can achieve.

    Next up? Biggest ant hole contests!

  13. Profile photo of AVDPhoenix
    AVDPhoenix Male 30-39
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    May 24, 2006 at 5:07 am
    I didn`t know how ants nests were inside! but now that I think about I never cared about it!
  14. Profile photo of Zody
    Zody Female 18-29
    188 posts
    May 24, 2006 at 5:25 am
    Wow, that was cool.
  15. Profile photo of xp
    xp Male 30-39
    522 posts
    May 24, 2006 at 5:50 am
    That is the coolest thing I have seen on here for a while.
  16. Profile photo of Guinstar
    Guinstar Female 13-17
    572 posts
    May 24, 2006 at 6:50 am
    I`m sure some of them had ants stuck in the plaster... :\ If I want to look round someone`s house I generally ask, not fill it with plaster and take it home. But everyone`s different.
  17. Profile photo of Mr.knowItAll
    Mr.knowItAll Male 18-29
    608 posts
    May 24, 2006 at 8:34 am
    "To see a world in a Grain of Sand,
    And a Heaven in a Wild Flower,
    Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand,
    And eternity in an hour." -William Blake
  18. Profile photo of Ragin2340
    Ragin2340 Male 18-29
    1117 posts
    May 24, 2006 at 8:41 am
    wonder who had the time to do that since it takes an unbelieveable amount of time to do this. well, interesting though.
  19. Profile photo of bram
    bram Male 18-29
    577 posts
    May 24, 2006 at 8:56 am
    This made me feel powerful. Look what I`m destroying everytime I pour some of that powder stuff on an ant hill.
  20. Profile photo of zinista
    zinista Male 18-29
    20 posts
    May 24, 2006 at 9:34 am
    it makes me wonder how a terminate infestation in a house would looks like...
  21. Profile photo of HairyEyeball
    HairyEyeball Male 13-17
    451 posts
    May 24, 2006 at 9:42 am
    how did he do that
  22. Profile photo of unintrasting
    unintrasting Female 18-29
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    May 24, 2006 at 10:14 am
    What the hell you must be really messed up in the head if you think that was interesting. Ant houses. Thats great...
  23. Profile photo of stevie.f
    stevie.f Female 18-29
    38 posts
    May 24, 2006 at 11:10 am
    and yet i find it strangely interesting. how ddid they do that?
  24. Profile photo of Yaos
    Yaos Male 18-29
    78 posts
    May 24, 2006 at 12:14 pm
    They waited for the ants to die, since most ant nests only have one queen once the queen is dead so is the nest. They filled the nest with plaster and then took the worlds biggest shovel to dig it up, which was dug up by the worlds carfullest digger.
  25. Profile photo of 1eleanor2005
    1eleanor2005 Female 13-17
    324 posts
    May 24, 2006 at 12:32 pm
    wow my 7 year old brother has an ant farm bless the little nerd.. its actually quite interesting tho haha :-)
  26. Profile photo of Trizz
    Trizz Male 18-29
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    May 24, 2006 at 12:33 pm
    nice and interesting
  27. Profile photo of SubElixer
    SubElixer Female 18-29
    289 posts
    May 24, 2006 at 3:01 pm
    Why would you say you have to be stupid to appreciate this? There are interesting things to be found in nature all around you. Just because you can appreciate natural art work doesnt make you a loser. I found that fascinating.
  28. Profile photo of zomgimonfire
    zomgimonfire Female 18-29
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    May 24, 2006 at 4:15 pm
    I want to live in an ant hole!!!
  29. Profile photo of cahalla
    cahalla Female 18-29
    961 posts
    May 24, 2006 at 4:17 pm
    tee hee.... and i cover the little mounds up... i might feel a little bad now.


  30. Profile photo of EmanEn05
    EmanEn05 Male 18-29
    239 posts
    May 24, 2006 at 4:36 pm
    wow... that`s what those little creatures can do.. amazing how this world works...
  31. Profile photo of nvhsrunr21
    nvhsrunr21 Male 18-29
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    May 24, 2006 at 5:30 pm
    I saw the actual episode on one of those late night nature channel shows. They located an any hill and then pour some molten metal into the hole until it cannot be poured anymore. Once the liquid hardens they begin to dig into the ground around the ant hill, sometimes they have to dig really deep (as the picture can attest). After they have dug all around the ant hill they pull out the huge chunk and then knock off the dirt around the chambers.
  32. Profile photo of floridarocks
    floridarocks Male 13-17
    36 posts
    May 24, 2006 at 5:57 pm
    hmmm...poor ants
    nmaybe they got a giant vaccum to get em out
  33. Profile photo of BakaNeko728
    BakaNeko728 Female 18-29
    665 posts
    May 24, 2006 at 6:02 pm
    that was kind of cool. i wonder what are the exact processes they took to make that.
  34. Profile photo of Omgroflwtf
    Omgroflwtf Male 13-17
    510 posts
    May 24, 2006 at 6:15 pm
    Wow...that`s pretty cool. I like C.
  35. Profile photo of boredest1
    boredest1 Male 18-29
    556 posts
    May 24, 2006 at 6:31 pm
    stupid ants...
  36. Profile photo of Aigidh
    Aigidh Female 18-29
    785 posts
    May 24, 2006 at 6:32 pm
    Cool, who figured they`d be that deep!?
  37. Profile photo of chikoori
    chikoori Female 18-29
    1011 posts
    May 24, 2006 at 6:56 pm
    Heh, neat... even though it does kinda look like a nasty fungal growth.
  38. Profile photo of mldlds
    mldlds Male 18-29
    53 posts
    May 24, 2006 at 8:46 pm
    it`s amazing what you can make if you set your mind to it (oh, and have an endless supply of slave labor!)
  39. Profile photo of jayembee
    jayembee Female 18-29
    580 posts
    May 24, 2006 at 8:48 pm
    poor ants, they must`ve been drowned in plaster
  40. Profile photo of Deadman3215
    Deadman3215 Male 18-29
    536 posts
    May 24, 2006 at 9:01 pm
    I would rather see a leaf cutters nest, they put the "bad food" in a chambee which eventually gets so big a 7 foot tall, 1000 pound man could easily fit in it.... yup im a loser
  41. Profile photo of napalichic
    napalichic Female 18-29
    139 posts
    May 24, 2006 at 10:11 pm
    Whoa, awesome.
  42. Profile photo of BeatleAddict
    BeatleAddict Female 13-17
    226 posts
    May 24, 2006 at 11:56 pm
    Cool....a way to get rid of ants...
  43. Profile photo of Gexxo
    Gexxo Male 18-29
    673 posts
    May 24, 2006 at 11:56 pm
    Mmm... I can hear the ants tortured screams from a mile away.
  44. Profile photo of irred
    irred Female 13-17
    695 posts
    May 25, 2006 at 12:12 am
    wow, its, interesting
  45. Profile photo of jester7006
    jester7006 Male 18-29
    17 posts
    May 25, 2006 at 4:15 am
    Woah, do ants really dig this deep into the ground? I thought they just went a few feet. (Shows what I know.)
  46. Profile photo of Guinstar
    Guinstar Female 13-17
    572 posts
    May 25, 2006 at 4:48 am
  47. Profile photo of Midnightlake
    Midnightlake Female 18-29
    449 posts
    May 25, 2006 at 8:45 am
    hope there were no ants in there at the time
  48. Profile photo of GypsyCassie
    GypsyCassie Female 18-29
    880 posts
    May 25, 2006 at 2:20 pm
    That was pretty neat, actually, though I have to admit that ants arent really my forte`...
  49. Profile photo of hovalady411
    hovalady411 Female 18-29
    1262 posts
    May 25, 2006 at 5:11 pm
    Holeee poo. That is cool.
  50. Profile photo of Mo0k
    Mo0k Male 18-29
    664 posts
    May 25, 2006 at 5:41 pm
    I like figure 7.
  51. Profile photo of pattymac42
    pattymac42 Female 18-29
    5 posts
    May 27, 2006 at 9:44 pm
    The guy in the picture is a professor at FSU - I had him for my Bio II lab - he is the most anal retentive teacher I`ve ever had
  52. Profile photo of McHenry
    McHenry Male 18-29
    19 posts
    May 27, 2006 at 10:35 pm
    i bet they put the ants to work in a special clear substance, after ants died, they filled with plaster, then just simple cut around the plaster.. didn`t think ants could be that interesting!
  53. Profile photo of SmagBoy1
    SmagBoy1 Male 40-49
    4432 posts
    May 28, 2006 at 10:50 am
    Pretty cool. You can learn something new every day, eh? :-)
  54. Profile photo of cheeseboy
    cheeseboy Male 13-17
    452 posts
    May 31, 2006 at 6:32 am
    wow. nice crib
  55. Profile photo of dpaddle
    dpaddle Female 18-29
    94 posts
    June 15, 2006 at 10:53 pm
    wow, that was amazing!

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