Pregnancy photos: The awkward pregnancy photos from parents who embarrass their kids before they"re even born

Blooming ridiculous! The awkward pregnancy photos from parents who embarrass their kids before they're even born /07/28/article-2180213-142F3B21000005DC-559_634x491.jpg” width=”634″ height=”491″ alt=”Proud: This dad shows off his masculinity as his pregnant wife sits provocatively” class=”blkBorder” /> Proud: This dad shows off his masculinity as his pregnant wife sits provocatively Masked: This family wear peculiar face coverings in their pregnancy shots Cringe: This family thought the awkwardly pensive dad was more important that the mother's face Art: In case you couldn't imagine what a fetus looks like, this couple have had one drawn on the mother's belly Meow: This expecting couple are feline fine about becoming parents Mermaid: Some mothers-to-be chose to dress up in their photos Sympathy: This new dad shows he can almost outdo his wife's growing tum Relaxed: This mother-to-be reclines in a tree of all places Odd: This bunny boiler dressed up as a play boy bunny to show she's still got it despite being with-child Sisterly love: This weird photo shows a child kissing her unborn sibling Traditional: These expecting parents show they are keen to stick to traditional gender roles Nude: Some like to truly get at one with nature Slam dunk: Obviously a basketball fanatic, this dad tries to slam dunk his unborn child Stay back: This gun-loving couple show off their prized possession, and their unborn baby Gross: Dad and daughter take a peculiar view of one grimacing mother Why not: This mom attempts to look ethereal on horseback Drink up: This naughty couple look to be drinking vodka Car fan: 'Let's pose with a tire', this couple decided Take that: Karate fans include their passion in their pregnancy shoot What the: This woman has a grown man sucking his thumb painted on her stomach bizarrely Hockey: It's all about the ice hockey for this pregnant mom and her boys Competing: You might have a big belly but check out my guns, says this dad Of course I'm in a tree: Weird pregnancy shoot reveals baby bump while modesty is covered by moss Aunty: Captions on bellies are great fun and of course aunty can join in, yay! Confused: This little boy is either really pumped about his new sibling or really embarrassed about what his friends will say when they see this photo Matching: This couple have identical guts, but he's just fat Dog-lovers: This expecting couple want their pet to share in the experience From all angles: Bellies galore in this altered pregnancy snap Gather round: These kids kiss their mother's tum VIDEO: 'How to photograph a pregnant woman' Play Video Loading video… DM.has('rcpv37410','BC', {'renderConfig' : { 'css' : “videoplayer-large”, 'autoplay' : false, 'muted' : false, 'adUrl' : “×8&[referrer_url]&correlator=[timestamp]”, 'playerId' : “1989148206001”, 'playerKey' : “AQ~~,AAAAAFSL1bg~,CmS1EFtcMWELN_eSE9A7gpcGWF5XAVmI”, 'objId' : “rcpv37410”, 'videoPlayer' : “2172858458001”, 'width' : 636, 'height' : 358, 'linkBaseURL' : “” } });

Thumbnail-sized component that could save 7m British project to drill for signs of life arrives on the Antarctic ice

The 1, thumbnail-sized part that could save groundbreaking 7m British project to drill for signs of life under the Antarctic Tiny variable resistor sent 15,000km from Britain as researchers race against time to complete project following drill failure Now set to be fitted and tested by engineers who hope to resume drilling next week after malfunctioning boilers have now pitted them in a race against time to complete the project before their equipment freezesThey hope to find life forms which have been shut off from the rest of the Earth for at least 100,000 yearsHowever | UPDATED: 18:37 GMT, 21 December 2012 A varistor, a variable resistor, believed to be similar to the one sent 15,000km to the Antarctic to try and save a 7m project to drill two miles under the ice It is one of the most valuable deliveries ever made to the remote Antarctic ice. Scientists from the British Antarctic Survey today took delivery of a thumbnail sized 'varistor' – a variable resistor believed to cost just 1 – that could save their 7m project.