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  • newCreepy Paper Copies of Russian Passport Photos
    Usually, most of us are disappointed the way our ID or passport pictures turn out. But, when it comes to the paper copy of the Russian passport picture, the image appears to be straight from the horror movie scene. Since, the passport paper has a lot…
    - 3 hours ago 25 Jul 16, 10:40am -
  • Tripod in Novosibirsk
    First, the video of the rain in Novosibirsk went viral. It showed a rainy day in a city, but the sound of the emergency sirens made it seem as an eerie sci-fi movie scene. So, in just a couple of days it gained over 100,000 views on YouTube. Today, s…
    - 4 days ago 21 Jul 16, 12:46pm -
  • Viral Video: A cyclist crossing the road
    The video of a road rage incident is making rounds on the Internet. The plot of the video is difficult to wrap a head around. Many viewers come up with their own theories and scenarios and speculate about the story in the video. But the most right as…
    - 4 days ago 21 Jul 16, 12:24pm -
  • USSR-styled Global Brands Designed by Mikhail Levchenko
    What if global brands were designed in the USSR? St Petersburg based illustrator Mike Levchenko is a professional letterer and calligrapher. Recently, he created a project, that went viral. It is a series of illustrations, that depict the Soviet vers…
    - 5 days ago 20 Jul 16, 2:45pm -
  • Russian army pulls up WWII T-34 tank from bottom of the Don River
    The world’s only surviving T-34-76 tank was pulled out of the Don river near Voronezh today. Discovered tank is the world’s only preserved tank of this type. In 1942, 600-1000 units were produced, that went from the Stalingrad tractor plant direc…
    - 11 days ago 14 Jul 16, 6:37pm -
  • Work Ethic: Moscow City Workers Watering Roads In The Rain
    Instagram user Katerina Ogneva has published a video, captured in Moscow on the Old Arbat street. It shows a tractor watering the street during the pouring rain. The Moscow city department of housing and communal services, issued a statement saying,…
    - 11 days ago 14 Jul 16, 11:19am -
  • Mysterious Sands of Russia: Documentary About The Only Desert Above The Arctic circle
    There is an interesting documentary on YouTube about the only desert above the Arctic circle. It tells a story of a small village that went through drastic environmental changes in the recent years. The village of Shoina is located beyond the Arctic…
    - 11 days ago 14 Jul 16, 10:54am -
  • Co-host of the television series MythBusters Jamie Hyneman visits Russia
    Co-host of the popular TV show “Mythbusters” Jamie Hyneman shared his impressions from his trip to Russia. It is remarkable, that his notes were both in Russian and English. Apparently, he speaks Russian. You can seem more his posts on Instagram.
    - 14 days ago 11 Jul 16, 3:31pm -
  • McDonald’s Opening in Barnaul Causes Madness
    On July 1st, the first McDonald’s restaurant was opened in Barnaul. Locals lined up for hours in front of the restaurant way before the opening. Eventually, customers began to push their way in, so security was forced to let people in restricted gr…
    - 24 days ago 1 Jul 16, 5:30pm -
  • Russian Parliament at Work
    A few days ago, the lower house of the Federal Assembly of Russia, known as State Duma, has adjourned. With the Legislative election coming up in September, there will be, hopefully, some new faces in the parliament. So, lets look back to the daily l…
    - 26 days ago 29 Jun 16, 10:24am -

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  • Thai police charge two eight-year-old girls who tore down pink lists
    BANGKOK (Reuters) - Two 8-year-old girls in Thailand have been charged for violating campaigning rules ahead of a contentious referendum next month after tearing voter lists off a wall because they liked the pink paper they were printed on, police sa…
    - 1 day ago 24 Jul 16, 3:12am -
  • Russian pranksters call heads of WADA, U.S. anti-doping agency
    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian media published on Friday calls by two comedians to the heads of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) pretending to be Ukrainian Sports Minister Ihor Zhdanov.
    - 3 days ago 22 Jul 16, 10:56pm -
  • Not that RNC. Canadian police field angry, admiring Trump tweets
    OTTAWA (Reuters) - For all the fervor the Republican National Convention has generated on Twitter this week, some users have directed their anger and admiration of the events in Cleveland toward a very different organization - a provincial police ser…
    - 4 days ago 21 Jul 16, 6:36pm -
  • African honeyguide birds aid hunters in rare, sweet partnership
    OSLO (Reuters) - A small African bird that guides people to bees' nests hoping to share honey and wax responds to hunters' special calls in a rare example of a partnership between wild animals and humans, scientists said on Thursday.
    - 4 days ago 21 Jul 16, 6:13pm -
  • Santas from all over the world meet to talk shop
    (Reuters) - With just five months until Christmas, Santas from around the world are gathering in Copenhagen for a mid-season break at the annual World Santa Claus Congress.
    - 4 days ago 21 Jul 16, 7:03am -

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  • Sloth drops from tree … into speed boat (VIDEO)
     Sloths are meant to like life in the slow lane, but it appears that this little guy didn't get the memo. After falling from a tree he ended up in a speed boat, and appeared to enjoy the ride.
    - 16 Feb 13, 10:42pm -
  • BBC weather forecast interrupted by mouse in studio
    BBC weather forecaster Kate Kinsella halted a live broadcast on Three Counties radio … after spotting a mouse in the studio.
    - 2 Jan 13, 7:49pm -
  • Stephen Hawking stars in new Go Compare advert
    What else do theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking and Louie Spence have in common?  
    - 2 Jan 13, 7:37pm -
  • Meet the 7ft long edible gummy snake!
    Forget those little gummy worms you used to get in a pick-and-mix. This is the gummy python, a seven foot long 36,000 calorie monster which is more sweet than you would ever want to eat.The candy snake is surprisingly detailed and includes intricate…
    - 12 Nov 12, 8:43pm -
  • iPad bought at petrol station was actually a mirror
    When a man pulled up at a petrol station in Texas and offered Jalonta Freeman a new $800 iPad for just $200, she should have know it was too good to be true.Instead she thought it was too good to pass up and handed over the cash … it was only later…
    - 12 Nov 12, 8:42pm -

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  • new9 Outstanding Math Prodigies
    From the Chinese delivery man who solved a complex math riddle to the teen who came up with a solution for a 350-year-old problem posed by Isaac Newton, take a look at these real-life Will Huntings.
    - 14 hours ago 25 Jul 16, 12:00am -
  • 9 People Who Gave Away Stuff They Probably Shouldn't Have
    It's one thing to gift money or cars if they are yours for the giving, but these people seem to have crossed the line...
    - 2 days ago 24 Jul 16, 12:00am -
  • 10 Weird Moments at the Republican National Convention
    While the RNC was, in itself, a pretty bizarre spectacle, there were a few key events that really stuck out.
    - 3 days ago 23 Jul 16, 12:00am -
  • 9 More Crazy Weapons
    From the couple who hit each other with pizza rolls to the man who assaulted a director with an air conditioner, check out nine everyday objects used to inflict harm.
    - 4 days ago 22 Jul 16, 12:00am -
  • 9 Women Who Pretended to be Men
    From the woman who lived as a man for over 50 years to practice medicine to the female jazz musician who found fame as a man, meet nine women who passed as males.
    - 5 days ago 21 Jul 16, 12:00am -

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  • new10 Crazy Little-Known Rules Of Mormon Life
    Nearly 15 million Mormons are spread across the world, yet the rest of the population seems to know little about them or their beliefs. They seem like wholesome people, but what are their lives actually like? What rules are the Mormons supposed to fo…
    - 7 hours ago 25 Jul 16, 7:02am -
  • new10 Fascinating Facts About Egyptian Hieroglyphs
    The elegant and mysterious design of hieroglyphics have captured our imagination for thousands of years. They remained undeciphered and silent for centuries until the Rosetta Stone was discovered in the 18th century, and we could finally hear the voi…
    - 7 hours ago 25 Jul 16, 7:01am -
  • new10 Marvelous Cabinets Of Curiosities
    Hundreds of years ago, miniature museums known as cabinets of curiosities were popular collections among royals, nobles, and educated members of the middle class who were wealthy enough to maintain them. Since travel was uncommon and restricted, many…
    - 7 hours ago 25 Jul 16, 7:00am -
  • 10 Great Cultural Contributions Of The Borgias
    Pope Alexander VI is often considered the most evil man ever to hold the papal office. He fathered seven children, helped his son Cesare invade Italy, poisoned his enemies, and held orgies inside the Vatican. His son and daughter were also lovers. To…
    - 1 day ago 24 Jul 16, 7:03am -
  • 10 Archaeological Sites Suffering From Climate Change
    When we hear the term “climate change,” we often think of its negative impact on animals, plants, and mankind. However, we fail to realize that it’s not only the living that are threatened by changes in the climate. Even archaeological sites—…
    - 1 day ago 24 Jul 16, 7:02am -
  • 10 Most Insane Recent Conspiracy Theories
    The annals of far-out conspiracy theories ran deep even before the advent of the Internet. If you think about it, the type of planning, execution, and silence on the part of all involved make such large-scale conspiracies extremely unlikely. But we n…
    - 1 day ago 24 Jul 16, 7:00am -
  • 10 Unsolved Mysteries In The Lives Of Great Composers
    The composer Edward Elgar enjoyed creating a sense of mystery: One of his most famous compositions is a series known as the Enigma Variations, of which he stated, “The enigma I will not explain—its ‘dark saying’ must be left unguessed.” Whi…
    - 2 days ago 23 Jul 16, 7:07am -
  • Video: 10 Freaky Urban Legends Based On Real Images
    Logically, all of us know that urban legends are exactly that: legends. But stumble across an obscure, grainy video at 2:00 AM when the house is dark, and logic ceases to be much comfort. Try as our brains might to suggest otherwise, our bones just s…
    - 2 days ago 23 Jul 16, 7:06am -
  • 10 Bizarre Ways Famous Brands Got Their Names
    Some brands use the names of the founders of the company, while others use wordplay or acronyms based on what the company does. Some, however, have names rooted deep in history. They either represent how the company came to be or call on people and l…
    - 2 days ago 23 Jul 16, 7:04am -
  • 10 Ways The US Unwittingly Aided Terrorism
    Terrorism is one the main threats to the Western way of life. Several violent terrorist groups—from ISIS to Al-Qaeda—are vying for control of the Middle East. Although the US has tried to bring peace to the region for decades, many of its measure…
    - 2 days ago 23 Jul 16, 7:03am -

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  • newA woman from Northern England has 4 functioning…
    A woman from Northern England has 4 functioning color cones (most of us have only 3) and that due to this she can see 99 million more colors than the average person.
    - 3 hours ago 25 Jul 16, 10:52am -
  • newEnglish writer Charles Foster and his eight year old son…
    English writer Charles Foster and his eight year old son lived like badgers in a hole in the ground for several weeks. They ate worms and grasshoppers, and traveled by crawling on their stomachs.
    - 3 hours ago 25 Jul 16, 10:50am -
  • There is a fictional island in the South Atlantic…
    There is a fictional island in the South Atlantic, off the west coast of Africa, at lat/long 0,0, called ‘Null Island’. Although it doesn’t exist in reality, it serves as an error trap for map systems. Map enthusiasts have given the island its…
    - 1 day ago 24 Jul 16, 1:21pm -
  • The FAA considered building a fake Havana airport in south…
    The FAA considered building a fake Havana airport in south Florida in the 1960s to address a spree of skyjackings. Many plane hijackers at the time wanted to fly to Cuba. They would have landed at the phony airport, thinking they were in Havana, then…
    - 1 day ago 24 Jul 16, 1:19pm -
  • You do better on attention tests if you wear…
    You do better on attention tests if you wear a “doctor’s coat” compared to a “painter’s coat” even if it’s the same coat.
    - 1 day ago 24 Jul 16, 1:18pm -

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  • Woman Makes Daughters Take Care Of Her, Gives Money To Sons
    An old woman with two daughters and two sons was recently hospitalized, but only appointed the two married daughters to come and take care of her, and when her bachelor sons came to take care of her she drove them away. The old woman gave all of her…
    - 21 Feb 16, 11:54pm -
  • Woman Faces Family Pressure Because Of Poor Boyfriend
    A post online has lead to heated debate. A women from Shanghai said that she and her JiangXi boyfriend returned to his village for a festival, but immediately after seeing the food she wanted to break up with him. She expressed that her parents were…
    - 20 Feb 16, 11:43pm -
  • Pictures of Gold-Covered Bride Draws Internet Attention
    Recently a wedding in Guangdong has drawn everyone’s attention. During the wedding, the bride’s entire body was fully covered in gold jewelry. The groom dressed as The Yellow Emperor to welcome his bride. According to the news, the groom gave the…
    - 20 Feb 16, 11:33pm -
  • Woman Discards Her Food On Shanghai Metro
    A video from the Shanghai metro that has been uploaded to the internet has given rise to a lot of discussion. In the video a female passenger is eating chicken feet with the remains of the bones scattered about her feet in the carriage. After being m…
    - 29 Jan 16, 6:19am -
  • Chinese Tourist Bit By Snake In Thailand
    A video of a Chinese tourist in Phuket Thailand visiting a snake park and desiring to share a kiss with a snake has been met with much netizen discussion. She hadn’t yet kissed the snake when she was met with a ferocious and abrupt kiss on the snak…
    - 29 Jan 16, 3:16am -

Unusual Deaths

  • Nailed it
    Richard M. Talley, the 56-year-old CEO and founder of American Title Services in Greenwood Village, Colorado, committed suicide by shooting himself eight times in the head and upper chest with a high-powered nail gun. American Title Services was unde…
    - 14 days ago 11 Jul 16, 12:26pm -
  • Celebration of the Fourth of July turns deadly
    Brendon Mackey, a 7-year-old boy from Midlothian, Virginia, died during a 4th of July party when a .40 caliber bullet fell from the sky and struck him in the head after being shot upwards into the air somewhere else in the neighborhood in celebratory…
    - 21 days ago 4 Jul 16, 9:02am -
  • Fatal Golf Tee
    Navy Lieutenant George M. Prior, 30, died while playing golf at a course in Arlington, Virginia, due to a sudden, extreme allergic reaction to Draconil, a fungicide used to maintain the green on golf courses. Prior had a habit of carrying his tee in…
    - 23 days ago 2 Jul 16, 6:11pm -
  • Soccer Fan Killed By Flying Toilet Bowl
    Paulo Ricardo Gomes da Silva, a 26-year-old Brazilian soccer-fan, was killed when a full-sized porcelain toilet was dropped on him during a soccer-riot. Following a match between Santa Cruz and Panama soccer-teams at Arruda Stadium in Recife, Brazil,…
    - 29 days ago 26 Jun 16, 12:54pm -
  • Vlogger fatally shot while livestreaming
    Antonio Perkins, a 28-year-old Chicago resident, was fatally shot while livestreaming on Facebook. Submission by Harry. Thank you.
    - 34 days ago 21 Jun 16, 10:59am -

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  • Cooper's Hill Cheese Rolling Is Kinda Crazy
    It's one of the weirdest of all sporting events: The "cheese rolling" that takes place every year at Cooper's Hill over in the U.K.A wheel of Gloucester cheese is rolled down a hill, and people run after it.But it's not as simple as it sounds... bec…
    - 1 Jun 14, 11:00am -
  • Pirates Gather In Attempt To Set New World Record
    Thousands of pirates gathered in (where else?) Penzance, England in an attempt to show the world they have more scallywags than anyone else. The pirate gathering was supposed to break the record for "largest gathering of pirates," but a few too many…
    - 1 Jun 14, 12:20am -
  • Molly Schuyler Eats A LOT Of Steak
    She's a mother of four from Nebraska who weighs just 125 pounds, but don't let her size fool you. Molly Schuyler ...Read Full Post
    - 30 May 14, 6:47pm -
  • How To Hypnotize An Emu
    Who knew emus had a leg fetish?Some guy in Australia shows how to catch an emu... and it's all in the legs.Check out this video at HuffPost Weird News -- just in case you're even in a situation where you need to catch some emus. Photo © YouTubeFa…
    - 30 May 14, 6:47pm -
  • Bigfoot On Display In New York?
    The world's "most terrifying creature," Bigfoot, is about to go on display in New York at something called the Tiny Top Circus. But before you buy your ticket, be aware that this circus has an organizer with a bit of a history. It's Joey Skaggs, th…
    - 30 May 14, 6:46pm -

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  • Just A Reminder That Alligators Show Up In Trees Sometimes
    If you thought trees were gator-free zones, think again.This photo of what appears to be an alligator in a tree, snapped by Ronald Saracino of Cape C... Read more: Florida, Weird Florida, Alligators, Gators, Gators in Trees, Weird News…
    - 18 days ago 7 Jul 16, 5:16pm -
  • Black Woman's Encounter With Racist Neighbor Goes Viral
    All Rayne Burse wanted to do was walk her dog.Instead, the aspiring model ended up with a viral video after an older woman started barking insults at... Read more: Viral Video, Weird Florida, Rayne Burse, Racist Video, Black Voices New…
    - 19 days ago 6 Jul 16, 6:58pm -
  • John Pickhaver: Florida Woman Learns There Is Actually A Wrong Way To Eat A Reese's
    Unfortunately, one Florida woman found out the hard way that there is indeed a wrong way to eat a Reese's. Forty-six-year-old, Michele Underwood was arrested last week after she was clocked speeding at 127 miles per hour along a stretch of Interstate…
    - 26 days ago 29 Jun 16, 5:13pm -
  • Cops Find Alligator With Human Body In Its Mouth
    Police responding to a 911 call in Lakeland, Florida, Tuesday discovered an alligator with a human corpse in its jaws, police say.The alligator event... Read more: Florida Alligators, Alligators, Alligator Attack, Weird Florida, Crime…
    - 47 days ago 8 Jun 16, 6:04am -
  • Floridians Are In A Fierce Battle Over The Name Of 'Lake Horney'
    A Florida man's desire to change the name of a nearby lake is arousing controversy.So is the lake's name: Lake Horney.Barry Zimmerman of Lakeland li... Read more: Weird Florida, Lake Horney, Weird News News
    - 49 days ago 6 Jun 16, 3:50pm -

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  • California Startup Aims To Let You Rent Oldschool Classic Arcade Games
    According to a July 14, 2013 story which appeared at geekosystem.com, a California entrepreneur is establishing a rental business, All You Can Arcade, which will allow businesses and individuals to once more play classic cabinet arcade games in their…
    - 24 Jul 13, 10:41pm -
  • Entertaining Video Featuring Luxury Exotic Cars
    Short entertaining video titled “Exotic Car Rentals” features a variety of luxury vehicles and automobile manufactures. [Source]
    - 30 Jan 13, 6:19am -
  • Strange but true scenes from CES 2013 Consumer Electronics Show
    The 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show recently wrapped up in Las Vegas, Nevada. The show drew in excess of 150,000 attendees from every corner of the globe.  The show never fails to provide both inventions and displays which prove the unl…
    - 30 Jan 13, 6:08am -
  • NO! The Squirrel Does Not Want To Rent A Storage Unit
    My take on a YouTube Video Titled: “Crazy Squirrel trying to get some nuts…or a storage unit Part 1” This squirrel does not want a nut and is not looking for a self storage unit…he/she’s freaking cold and wants to come inside. Edit: After f…
    - 23 Jan 13, 9:49am -
  • Ever Heard of Self Storage Hockey?
    Self storage hockey? Really? NO…however local family owned San Jose, CA self storage company, Casa De Mini, made a commercial out of the concept. Which I guess is better than watching some boring commercial video set to elevator music with a generi…
    - 23 Jan 13, 9:31am -

Amusing Planet

  • Asphalt Lakes And The Secrets in Their Depths
    Some of the world’s strangest lakes are filled not with water but with asphalt, also known bitumen, the same material that roads are paved with. The great majority of asphalt that is used today is derived from petroleum, but asphalt is also found…
    - 2 days ago 23 Jul 16, 3:37pm -
  • Fictional Bridges on Euro Banknotes Become Real
    In 2002, the European Central Bank introduced seven new bank notes to the union. Each note featured an artwork of a bridge on the back. According to ECB, the bridges were meant to illustrate the tight collaboration and communication between Europe an…
    - 5 days ago 20 Jul 16, 5:49pm -
  • Paternoster: This Elevator Never Stops
    The paternoster is kind of elevator that consist of a chain of open compartments that move up and down continuously through the vertical shaft of a building in a loop and without stopping. Passengers step into the moving compartments in the direction…
    - 5 days ago 20 Jul 16, 2:50pm -
  • The Round City of Baghdad
    The city of Baghdad was founded in the 8th century as the capital of the Abbasid Caliphate, by its caliph al-Mansur. The Caliphate had just defeated the Umayyads, and al-Mansur wanted his own capital to rule from. He chose a site about 30 km to the n…
    - 6 days ago 19 Jul 16, 6:05pm -
  • The Giant Pink Bunny at Colletto Fava
    On the hills of the 5,000 foot high Colletto Fava mountain in northern Italy's Piedmont region, there lies an enormous pink bunny. The toy lies on its back with arms open to the skies, from where it appears to have fallen. The fall must have been fat…
    - 6 days ago 19 Jul 16, 5:59pm -

Odd Stuff Magazine

  • newFunny Pictures – July 25, 2016
    Captain Obvious at today’s Padres vs. Nationals game. via PSA: This is what a cyber-thief looks like. via When your best friend turns forty… via Naw man you totally don’t need to smile. via The only bumper sticker I’ll ever believe. via How t…
    - 3 hours ago 25 Jul 16, 10:57am -
  • Funny Pictures – July 24, 2016
    Uhh… no thanks. via McDonald’s mascot is a happy meal in a toilet. via Vegans live longer. via The final straw. via While searching for SNES controllers to use on my emulators… via Houston, we’re just winging it up here. via Wife asked for ex…
    - 1 day ago 24 Jul 16, 10:25am -
  • Funny Pictures – July 23, 2016
    Sorry to interrupt… via Positively British moment in hospital bed. via Hotel room survey. via What a time to be alive. via As a delivery driver I find a lot of funny stuff at businesses. This is what I saw today. via Suspicious water fountain. via…
    - 2 days ago 23 Jul 16, 10:12am -
  • Funny Pictures – July 22, 2016
    It’s casual Friday at Subway. via I’m an alien. via My friend got pulled over by the police today. via Always check the fine print… via Don’t like trucks. via There used to be an Orange Julius on the corner but this store killed it. via Soon.…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jul 16, 11:13am -
  • Funny Pictures – July 21, 2016
    Brits sometimes become confused and disorientated by heat. I spotted this poor gentleman today. via When life gives you lemons. via Some say that via Oi satellite dish, what music you into? via Unexpected Guests. via Anemone Lost Never thought of it…
    - 4 days ago 21 Jul 16, 11:18am -

Neatorama

  • newStar Love Upgrade - Two Young Lovers With Nothing Better To Compute
    Star Love Upgrade by Prime PremneIt was a match made in Robo-Heaven, a coppery plated Protocol droid named C and the Cyberman who swept him off his mechanical feet. But alas their love would not last, for the Doctor and the Darths were on the war pat…
    - 2 hours ago 25 Jul 16, 12:00pm -
  • newTrue Colors, and Where They Came From
    The following article is from Uncle John’s Factastic Bathroom Reader.Here’s something to think about next time you open a box of crayons. We take it for granted that the pigments used to color our clothes, dishes, and art supplies are clean and s…
    - 2 hours ago 25 Jul 16, 12:00pm -
  • new5 Terrifying Unsolved Murders
    Fiction is full of spooky weird stories that will give you chills, but truth is stranger than fiction. There are plenty of cold cases from the past in which the murder was never determined, but some stand out for their complete weirdness. Some leave…
    - 3 hours ago 25 Jul 16, 10:59am -
  • new<i>The Scream</i> Action Figure
    Japanese toymaker Figma has gained a lot of attention by producing poseable action figures inspired by famous works of art, including the Venus de Milo, Michelangelo's David, and Leonardo da Vinci's Vitruvian Man. Most recently, it rolled out for you…
    - 5 hours ago 25 Jul 16, 8:59am -
  • new40th Birthday Cake
    When you bake a birthday cake for someone celebrating a substantial number of years, say more than 12, the easiest way to do it is to put one candle on top, or use those candles that come in the shape of numbers. Or you can put all the candles on and…
    - 7 hours ago 25 Jul 16, 7:00am -

Weird Asia News

  • newTwo 99 Million Year Old Spiders Discovered
    There’s good and bad news for all the people with arachnophobia. A new discovery in Asia has shed light on...The post Two 99 Million Year Old Spiders Discovered appeared first on Weird Asia News. Related posts:Female 700-Year-Old Mummy Discovered i…
    - 10 hours ago 25 Jul 16, 3:40am -
  • Armpit Fan Blows Away Sweat And Odors
    For anyone who has been on the Tokyo subway, the London Tube, or the New York City transit system, you...The post Armpit Fan Blows Away Sweat And Odors appeared first on Weird Asia News. Related posts:Japanese Astronaut Blows Colorful Bubbles in Spac…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jul 16, 3:07am -
  • Poisonous Track Slowing Runners Down
    Many exercise routines and fitness journals praise the benefits of running. Just about every weekend in countries like Brazil, the...The post Poisonous Track Slowing Runners Down appeared first on Weird Asia News. No related posts.
    - 9 days ago 16 Jul 16, 11:27pm -
  • Tons of Neon Green Algae Litter Chinese Beaches
    This summer two Chinese beaches look like they’re covered with the toxic ooze responsible for creating the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The...The post Tons of Neon Green Algae Litter Chinese Beaches appeared first on Weird Asia News. Related pos…
    - 12 days ago 13 Jul 16, 3:58am -
  • Journalist Broadcasts Report From Inside Grave
    In the modern world of journalism, the stakes are very high. Print media struggles to stay alive and 24/7 news...The post Journalist Broadcasts Report From Inside Grave appeared first on Weird Asia News. Related posts:Girl Feels No Pain As Thousands…
    - 13 days ago 12 Jul 16, 3:29am -

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  • Mobilis In Mobili
    Mobilis In Mobili:The submarine, designated O-12 in U.S. Naval lingo, measured in at 175 feet long. She was, even by the standards of the early 1930’s, not a particularly impressive sight, with a brief career spent meandering about the then-quiet…
    - 41 days ago 14 Jun 16, 1:36pm -
  • Into the Bewilderness
    Into the Bewilderness:Charles Waterton was born in Yorkshire, England in 1782, to an aristocratic Catholic family whose ancestors included members of several royal families. The life of an idle nobleman didn’t appeal to him, however. From a young…
    - 73 days ago 13 May 16, 1:00pm -
  • Colonels of Truth
    Colonels of Truth:The seventh of May 1931 was a hot, dusty day in the mountain town of Corbin, Kentucky. Alongside a dirt road, a service station manager named Matt Stewart stood on a ladder painting a cement railroad wall. His application of a fres…
    - 15 Mar 16, 2:20pm -
  • 89, 263, 201, 500, 337, 480
    89, 263, 201, 500, 337, 480:In 1885, an author named James B. Ward published a pamphlet telling of a long-lost treasure available to anyone clever enough to solve the puzzle associated with it. Ward reported that around 1817, a man named Thomas Jeff…
    - 17 Dec 15, 1:43pm -
  • The Japanese Art of Self-Preservation
    The Japanese Art of Self-Preservation:The mountains of Japan’s Yamagata prefecture are considered sacred by the Buddhists in the region. These holy sites are sparsely populated, their forests interrupted only occasionally by isolated Buddhist temp…
    - 30 Nov 15, 1:17pm -
  • Faxes From the Far Side
    Faxes From the Far Side:On the 10th of January 1956–about a decade into the Cold War and about a year into the Space Race–the United States Air Force launched the first vehicle in its top secret Genetrix program. The vehicle was a balloon–an e…
    - 23 Oct 15, 3:26pm -
  • The Petticoat Rebellion of 1916
    The Petticoat Rebellion of 1916:On a December morning in 1916, the polls opened in the small town of Umatilla, Oregon, for a municipal election. As the day stretched on, the town’s men drifted in and out, casting a ballot here or there. By midday,…
    - 12 Oct 15, 1:25pm -
  • The First Ten Years
    The First Ten Years:Transcript of audio: Hello listeners, Alan Bellows here, founder of Damn Interesting. This month, September 2015, we at Damn Interesting are celebrating our 10th birthday. Because we modern humans use a base ten numbering system,…
    - 10 Sep 15, 9:46pm -
  • Up in the Air
    Up in the Air:As night fell over the East German town of Pössneck on the evening of 14 September 1979, most of the town’s citizens were busy getting ready for bed. But not Günter Wetzel. The mason was in his attic, hunched over an old motor-driv…
    - 3 Aug 15, 1:38pm -
  • Updated: A Special Note to the Writers at The Dollop
    Updated: A Special Note to the Writers at The Dollop:Hello, writers from The Dollop podcast. You may or may not remember me, my name is Alan Bellows, the founder of DamnInteresting.com. If my name tickles your neurons, it is probably because my name…
    - 9 Jul 15, 2:38pm -

Weird Russia

  • newCreepy Paper Copies of Russian Passport Photos
    Usually, most of us are disappointed the way our ID or passport pictures turn out. But, when it comes to the paper copy of the Russian passport picture, the image appears to be straight from the horror movie scene. Since, the passport paper has a lot…
    - 3 hours ago 25 Jul 16, 10:40am -
  • Tripod in Novosibirsk
    First, the video of the rain in Novosibirsk went viral. It showed a rainy day in a city, but the sound of the emergency sirens made it seem as an eerie sci-fi movie scene. So, in just a couple of days it gained over 100,000 views on YouTube. Today, s…
    - 4 days ago 21 Jul 16, 12:46pm -
  • Viral Video: A cyclist crossing the road
    The video of a road rage incident is making rounds on the Internet. The plot of the video is difficult to wrap a head around. Many viewers come up with their own theories and scenarios and speculate about the story in the video. But the most right as…
    - 4 days ago 21 Jul 16, 12:24pm -
  • USSR-styled Global Brands Designed by Mikhail Levchenko
    What if global brands were designed in the USSR? St Petersburg based illustrator Mike Levchenko is a professional letterer and calligrapher. Recently, he created a project, that went viral. It is a series of illustrations, that depict the Soviet vers…
    - 5 days ago 20 Jul 16, 2:45pm -
  • Russian army pulls up WWII T-34 tank from bottom of the Don River
    The world’s only surviving T-34-76 tank was pulled out of the Don river near Voronezh today. Discovered tank is the world’s only preserved tank of this type. In 1942, 600-1000 units were produced, that went from the Stalingrad tractor plant direc…
    - 11 days ago 14 Jul 16, 6:37pm -

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We Interrupt

  • A Romanian Woman Did Not Rip Off Her Husband’s Left Testicle But She Did Tear Open His Scrotum
    If you have spent any time reading any Murdoch publications of late, then you would most likely have heard about the Romanian woman who ripped her husband’s nuts off for failing to do housework. We can assure you that the story is much less excitin…
    - 12 Mar 16, 2:27pm -
  • Boy amputates own finger to protest accusation of smartphone addiction
    An 11-year-old boy from Suzhou, China is said to have sliced off his own index finger to settle an argument with his father who believed that he had a smartphone addiction. When his father suggested that he put down his phone and help his brother wit…
    - 12 Mar 16, 2:25pm -
  • Priest Does Cocaine in Nazi Room
    Police in Northern Ireland are investigating allegations that a Catholic priest, Fr Stephen Crossan, used Cocaine in a room on the St Patrick’s Church grounds in Banbridge, in July 2015. The Sun obtained footage of a man, who appears to be Fr Cross…
    - 3 Mar 16, 4:27am -
  • Russian readers argue over poetry versus prose, murder wins
    A drunken argument been two teachers (one current, one former) about the merits of poetry versus prose turned deadly in the town of Irbit, in the Sverlovsk region of Russia. The police allege that the inebriated educators fell into a bitter disagreem…
    - 12 Feb 16, 7:43am -
  • The shovel is mightier than the chainsaw
    While the chainsaw has a somewhat fearsome reputation, thanks largely to movies like Scarface and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre events that transpired in Geelong, Australia last month suggest that it may be unfounded – and that a shovel might in fact…
    - 12 Feb 16, 1:37am -

The Unusual Times

  • In search of nothing: An exceptionally brief explanation of non-existence, nothingness and an absence of things.
    There’s an awful lot of things in the universe (such as cucumbers, sombreros and piccolos) but is there any ‘nothing’? And if there is, what is it? We spoke to physicists, poets and philosophers in an attempt to find an answer.To scientists, t…
    - 6 days ago 19 Jul 16, 1:20pm -
  • The Hendrick’s Guide to Modern Manners
    Panic! Panic! Society is in tatters! Organic waste recycling bins are frequently stolen, jaywalking is rife and late returned library books are up by 2%! We are caught in the belly of a pig called pandemonium (also known, somewhat euphemistically, as…
    - 13 days ago 12 Jul 16, 1:07pm -
  • Love Letters Between A Cucumber And A Rose: Part 2
    The Unusual Times was the first publication in the world to bring you the secret love letters between a cucumber and a rose. Now, thanks to anonymous sources, we are able to bring you the second part of the romance that dares not stand near a choppin…
    - 24 days ago 1 Jul 16, 1:22pm -
  • Seven strange things about cats you probably don’t know (and some you’ll wish you didn’t)
    The cat is a strange thing. That furry little acrobat clawing at your toe knows far more than she’s letting on. Here are seven feline facts waiting to curl up and sleep in the basket of your mind.7. The common ancestor of the cat and dog (and bear…
    - 31 days ago 24 Jun 16, 1:13pm -
  • World Sauntering Day
    If you are haring around today at a toupee-oscillating pace…then please SLOW DOWN. Today is World Sauntering Day – an annual moment to appreciate the most leisurely of walking speeds. Sauntering fact: The world’s slowest animal is the Parmon…
    - 38 days ago 17 Jun 16, 1:25pm -

Atlas Obscura

  • newFind The Police Robots Near You With This Handy Map
    A member of the US Capitol Police maneuvers a bomb disposal robot through Washington D.C. (Photo: Jay Tamboli/CC BY 2.0) Earlier this month, a robot normally used to defuse bombs made a strange kind of history when it became the first police robot…
    - 1 hour ago 25 Jul 16, 12:40pm -
  • newThe California Town That Produced 10 Million Eggs a Year
    Egg gatherers at Armstrong’s Spring Hill Poultry Farm, 1897. (Photo: © Petaluma Historical Library & Museum)Is Petaluma, California, the world’s most divided city?On the one hand it is renowned as a hub of fragility and fluffiness, on the othe…
    - 1 hour ago 25 Jul 16, 12:25pm -
  • newArizona City Buys Man's House for $4 Million, Lets Him Live Rent-Free for the Rest of His Life
    The McDowell Sonoran Nature Preserve, Scottsdale, Arizona. (Photo: cloud2013 / CC BY-2.0)An Arizona homeowner made the best deal of his life this week. The Arizona Republic is reporting that Shawn Murphy has sold his 17-year-old, 2,600-square-foot h…
    - 23 hours ago 24 Jul 16, 2:29pm -
  • newFinally, Russia Lifts the Ban on a WWII Donald Duck Cartoon
    Donald Duck goose-steps into the munitions factory. (Screenshot: The Internet Archive)This week marked an unusual legal victory for Donald Duck and The Walt Disney Company, as the highest court in the Russian region of Kamchatka overruled a 2010 de…
    - 24 hours ago 24 Jul 16, 2:12pm -
  • The CIA's Declassified Guide to What Women Want
    (Photo: Public domain)A version of this story originally appeared on Muckrock.com.After coming across what appeared to be an actual in-house CIA poster depicting lady agents as hard-boiled, gun-toting, detective novel dames, MuckRock user Runa…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jul 16, 9:14pm -

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Strange Inventions

  • Extra Head for Stereo
    In 1960, Dr. Robert Hanson, an acoustic scientist at the Bell Telephone Labs, invented his own way of listening to music in stereo. His extra head had a tiny microphone in each ear which picked up the music just as the real ear would. Then, the music…
    - 66 days ago 20 May 16, 11:05am -
  • The Champagne Gun
    Prized at $459, this party weapon, completely harmless, can be reloaded with any Champagne Brand’s Magnum bottle and can work either with a service spout or a diffuser.
    - 7 Apr 16, 3:26pm -
  • The Swing Thing
    This utterly useless thing was made with pencils, a pen, a paper clip, rubber bands, spring clips, and a ball bearing.
    - 7 Apr 16, 3:20pm -
  • Audiopill Allows You to Hear Music Internally
    Czech conceptual artist Jan Strmiska recently sought to raise money to fund the production of his invention, the Audiopill. It’s a pill-like device that you swallow that will play sound within your body (but not audible to anyone else). When swallo…
    - 25 Feb 16, 9:26am -
  • Safety Pea Knife
    Invented in the 1920s, the safety pea knife was great for those who prefer to eat their peas with a knife rather than a spoon. via weirduniverse
    - 7 Feb 16, 4:05pm -
  • Wearable Robot That Feeds You Tomatoes
    A Tokyo company designed a robot to feed you tomatoes while you run.
    - 28 Feb 15, 5:14pm -

Historic Mysteries

  • Nazca Lines of Peru
    The Nazca lines of Peru are enormous geoglyphs of shapes and animals in the desert. Who made them and what do we know about these ancient designs?The post Nazca Lines of Peru appeared first on Historic Mysteries.
    - 6 days ago 19 Jul 16, 6:41pm -
  • Celebration of a Pagan Easter
    The Easter celebration as we know it today is not rooted in Christianity, but is a pagan Easter derived from polytheistic beliefs of gods and nature.The post Celebration of a Pagan Easter appeared first on Historic Mysteries.
    - 8 days ago 17 Jul 16, 4:52pm -
  • Atlantis of the Sands
    Atlantis of the Sands was an ancient oasis with grand pillars, lush gardens and immense wealth. It met its fate with violent destruction. But what happened?The post Atlantis of the Sands appeared first on Historic Mysteries.
    - 15 days ago 10 Jul 16, 11:47pm -
  • Thomas Mantell UFO Encounter
    Capt. Thomas Mantell lost his life chasing a UFO. However, there are many inconsistencies that lead to speculation about what really happened.The post Thomas Mantell UFO Encounter appeared first on Historic Mysteries.
    - 18 days ago 7 Jul 16, 5:00pm -
  • Min Min Lights of the Outback
    Min Min lights are mysterious floating lights seen in Australia that approach or follow travelers. They have even perplexed the Aborigine for many years.The post Min Min Lights of the Outback appeared first on Historic Mysteries.
    - 18 days ago 7 Jul 16, 12:45pm -
  • King James II and His Troubled Reign
    Despite the pomp of courtly life, King James II lived in troubled times. Shrouded in controversy, James ultimately took the crown as a Catholic.The post King James II and His Troubled Reign appeared first on Historic Mysteries.
    - 19 days ago 6 Jul 16, 6:28pm -

The Human Marvels

  • LEONARD TRASK – The Wonderful Invalid
    Some human marvels are made, not born. Often their manufacture is accidental and painful, such is the case of Leonard Trask. Born on June 30, 1805 in Hartford, Maine Trask suffered a major neck injury in his 20’s when he was thrown from his horse.…
    - 22 Oct 15, 4:01pm -
  • American Horror Story: Was Pepper Real?
    Much has been made of the startling transformation made by Naomi Grossman into the popular and loveable American Horror Story character of Pepper. People have been asking if Pepper was a real person -perhaps from the heyday of Freakshows – an…
    - 4 Nov 14, 2:38am -
  • American Horror Story – The REAL Freakshow Influences
    If you are a fan of American Horror Story: Freak Show, you’ve probably seen one of the “Real Freaks behind the Characters” articles floating around. There are a million of them, and almost every one of them gets it wrong. It’s understandable,…
    - 30 Oct 14, 7:29pm -
  • The Real Freaks Featured in the American Horror Story: Freak Show Opening Credits
    Since the debut of American Horror Story: Freak Show on October 6th, I’ve been inundated with emails about the opening credits. The opening AHS: Freak Show sequence features a number of freaks and human oddities that aren’t actually featured in t…
    - 14 Oct 14, 12:57pm -
  • Pip and Flip Snow – The Pinheads of Freaks
      Best known for their heartwarming roles in the 1932 film Freaks, where they stared in scenes alongside fellow famous pinhead Schlitzie, the Snow sisters were well-known staples of the World Circus Sideshow at Coney. Usually promoted professionally…
    - 22 May 14, 5:47pm -
  • Edouard Beaupré – The Willow Bunch Giant
    Edouard Beaupré was born on January 9, 1881 in the tiny Saskatchewan parish of Willow Bunch. He was the first child to be baptized in Willow Bunch, and he would become its most famous son.The post Edouard Beaupré – The Willow Bunch Giant appear…
    - 7 Apr 14, 9:19pm -

Weird Pictures

The Camel that went to the Barber
The Camel that went to the Barber
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weirdrussians:Wedding in Russia
weirdrussians:Wedding in Russia
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1970s stock photos were even more absurd than today
1970s stock photos were even more absurd than today
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weirdrussians:Russian President Vladimir Putin © examines a...
weirdrussians:Russian President Vladimir Putin © examines a...
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Sail Amsterdam 2015
Sail Amsterdam 2015
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Fish tank helmet
Fish tank helmet
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Strange Crimes

  • newA Facebook Love Story That Turned Into A Sweetheart Scam
    SACRAMENTO – A Sacramento senior thought she had found love online but found out a little too late she was scammed.Lynn, who does not want to reveal her last name, is a divorced senior. She wanted a companion but now regrets accepting a Facebook fr…
    - 19 hours ago 24 Jul 16, 7:13pm -
  • Woman charged with fabricating story of abduction, assault after costly search effort
    New York – An upstate New York woman who told police she was abducted by a strange man for two weeks and held hostage inside a wood shed has now been arrested for making up the crime.Rachael Mattice, 24, has been charged with false reporting by the…
    - 2 days ago 23 Jul 16, 7:34pm -
  • Florida man charged with living secret double life for over 20 years
    Florida – A Florida man who authorities said lived a secret double life for more than two decades was charged Thursday with identity theft.Richard Hoagland, 63, was accused Thursday of living in the Tampa Bay area with a wife and a son after steali…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jul 16, 9:58pm -
  • Man, 20, charged with capital murder in death of Kansas police officer shot inside his patrol car
    KANSAS CITY, Kan. – A 20-year-old man was charged Thursday with capital murder in the death of a Kansas police officer fatally shot inside his patrol car while investigating a drive-by shooting, a prosecutor said.Wyandotte County District Attorney…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jul 16, 3:07pm -
  • 81-Year-Old Marine Corps Veteran Held Hostage In Motel For 4 Years
    HIGHLANDS, N.Y. – A New York man is accused of holding an 81-year-old Marine Corps veteran hostage in an upstate motel next door to a police station for at least four years in order to steal his benefits checks.Perry Coniglio (picture) was arrested…
    - 4 days ago 21 Jul 16, 6:57pm -
  • Naked Couple Rode Stolen Lawn Mower In Broad Daylight
    Missouri – A couple is facing felony charges after they were spotted riding a stolen lawn mower in the nude at 8:30 AM on a Missouri road, records show.According to a police report, Tanya Hopper, 40, and Larry Webster, 55, were busted last Tuesday…
    - 5 days ago 21 Jul 16, 12:43am -
  • Pennsylvania Democrat Delegate Shoots Her Husband
    A Democratic National Committee delegate pledged to Hillary Clinton tried to murder her husband with a gun on Sunday, but the national media won’t talk about it.Deanna Vicites, a 47-year-old Hillary Clinton delegate from Pennsylvania,was charged wi…
    - 5 days ago 20 Jul 16, 11:04pm -
  • Columbus police officer hospitalized after glass found in sandwich at Lincoln Cafe
    COLUMBUS, Ohio – A Columbus police officer was rushed to the hospital after officials say he cut his mouth after biting into a sandwich, which contained several shards of glass from a restaurant, Lincoln Cafe on East Long Street, Monday afternoon.T…
    - 6 days ago 19 Jul 16, 4:51pm -

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Unusual Places

  • The Hofskirkja Church – The Only Church Left With a Grass Rooftop
    Rooftop gardens are definitely some of the best relaxation spots that are easily accessible for anybody. When it comes to Iceland, this tradition appeared way back in the 18th century. It was a measure of protection from the difficult climate conditi…
    - 7 days ago 18 Jul 16, 5:24pm -
  • Cappadocia: Man-Made Wonders Combined With Natural Beauty
    If there’s one thing Turkey is well known for, it definitely is its diverse culture. However, it’s a natural sightseeing spot, that draws the attention of thousands of tourists worldwide every year: Cappadocia. What looks like the man-made scienc…
    - 10 days ago 15 Jul 16, 2:20pm -
  • One of the most treacherous roads in Georgia: The Road to Tusheti
    Located at 5,413 -14,740 feet above sea level, Tusheti is a region in northeast Georgia. It captivates by beauty, but as it is positioned on the northern slopes of the Caucasus mountains, getting there is quite challenging. Tusheti is divided by four…
    - 16 days ago 9 Jul 16, 4:35pm -
  • The Giant Crystal Cave: a Mexican Wonder Underground
    The city of Chihuahua, Mexico, hides one of the world’s greatest treasures, which became a landmark for the location. In the Naica mine dozens of large crystals have been lying for over a century. Since most of the crystals weight over 55 tons, the…
    - 19 days ago 6 Jul 16, 1:55pm -
  • The Golden Rock Temple – The Wonder Of a Sacred Place
    When it comes to interesting places to visit, Asia is definitely on the top of the list. The history, culture and religion have turned it into a piece of land filled with endless surprises. One of them is the Golden Rock Temple. This unique monument…
    - 27 days ago 28 Jun 16, 2:48pm -
  • Trundle Manor: House of Oddities
    Pittsburgh’s most nefarious tourist trap and house of oddities is located 10 minutes from downtown in the suburb of Swissvale. It is home to the private collection of Mr Arm and Velda Von Minx. Trundle Manor is featuring both vintage and crypto- ta…
    - 28 days ago 27 Jun 16, 4:41pm -
  • The Hidden Beach: a Small Paradise Below The Island
    Generally, beaches are considered to be a romantic location. However, Playa Del Amor or Hidden Beach seems to beat them all, as it is a small paradise hidden by the rocks of the Marieta Islands in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. This is one of the few place…
    - 31 days ago 24 Jun 16, 3:02pm -
  • The Catacombs of Paris: 10 Centuries of Human Remains In One Place
    The capital of France is filled with incredible sightseeing objectives. Although Paris is considered to be the city of love, it has a macabre spot: the Catacombs of Paris, that are included in top 10 tourist attractions in Paris. It is the only ossua…
    - 45 days ago 10 Jun 16, 10:50am -

Mostly Odd

  • The Bikini and the Beast
    Nuclear means much more than atomic power. Since World War II it has inspired thoughts of Utopia and destruction, but most of all in trying to link objects with the ideas around the atom, popular culture around the world has produced icons. The bombi…
    - 27 Aug 14, 7:09pm -
  • John Frum and the Cargo Cult
    No planes or soldiers were remotely near the islands of Vanuatu, yet airstrips were appearing like scars through the pristine landscapes. World War II had ended, both the Americans and Japanese had left. Slowly the airstrips multiplied, some came wit…
    - 29 Aug 13, 1:32am -
  • Music, Mathematics and the First Vegetarians: Rise of the Pythagoreans
    Pythagoras, mathematician and philosopher, returned from Egypt and Babylon a changed man. At the Greek colony of Croton, he set down roots and brought thinkers to his cause. From its foundation in 530BCE the Pythagorean school was devoted to mysticis…
    - 23 Jun 13, 12:38am -
  • On The Origin Of Zero
    Something, to deliberately show nothing – that is the odd irony at the heart of zero – it is almost unbelievably useful. It makes algebra, computing and Pixar films possible, or at least easier than they would otherwise be. Think of the number 20…
    - 2 Jun 13, 3:31pm -
  • Ivy Mike: How the H-bomb Vaporised an Island
    5km across, the fireball erupted from the island of Elugelab and engulfed the sky. The shock wave vaporised everything within 5km, and scraped the neighbouring islands clean, no buildings or plants remained. 2 hours later some helicopters flew over w…
    - 26 Apr 13, 8:31pm -

Weird Universe

  • newDog Oscars
    Newspaper coverage here.
    - 6 hours ago 25 Jul 16, 8:12am -
  • newSite Update
    Ever since we started this blog, back in 2008, we've been using the same blogging software to run it. As in, the same version of the software. We never updated it. The software company regularly came out with updates, but we just ignored them. This…
    - 14 hours ago 24 Jul 16, 11:25pm -
  • The Yellowstone Zone of Death
    Yellowstone National Park contains a 50-square mile "zone of death" where, legal scholars suggest, a person could commit murder without fear of prosecution. This zone is the part of the park that extends into Idaho. The reason for this free-pass-fo…
    - 1 day ago 24 Jul 16, 1:48pm -
  • Mystery Illustration 26
    What domestic problem is this couple undergoing? Halitosis? Bad coffee? Visit by mother-in-law?The answer is here.
    - 1 day ago 24 Jul 16, 1:30pm -
  • Smarty Pants
    "They call me smarty pants!"Wikipedia entry.
    - 2 days ago 23 Jul 16, 1:00pm -

Fact Day

  • 15 healthy eating habits that work
    Eating right is the key to prolonged and healthy live. Check out these helpful tips for healthy lifelong eating. – via Business Insider
    - 17 Oct 15, 5:35pm -
  • E-cigarettes Are Bad For Your Lungs
    According to a recent study from The American Physiological Society, e-cigarettes are bad for you. Scientists found out, that Acrolein was detected both in the E-cig liquid (unburnt/vaporized), and in the vapor. They said this indicates that some of…
    - 27 May 15, 6:01pm -
  • Heavy consumption of iced-tea linked to kidney failure
    An Arkansas man’s kidney failure linked to his habit of drinking a gallon of iced tea each day. 56-year-old U.S. man suddenly developed weakness, fatigue and body aches is leading doctors to warn that massive consumption of tea may be responsible f…
    - 3 Apr 15, 12:29pm -
  • The Internet makes us think we’re smarter than we really are
    According to a new study, searching the internet for information gives people a ‘widely inaccurate’ view of their own intelligence. A new psychological study from Yale University found that people who have access to an online search engine when r…
    - 2 Apr 15, 8:57am -
  • ‘The Daily Routines of Famous Creative People’, An Informative Infographic
    Podio, a project management software company, has created a curious interactive infographic about how famous artists, philosophers, writers, and composers structured their daily life, as recorded in their own diaries and letters. Using data from Dail…
    - 7 Jan 15, 5:50pm -
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