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  • Angela Nikolau – world’s riskiest selfie-taker
    23-year-old Muscovite Angelina Nikolau is living her life on the edge, literally. She is well known for her insane selfies and the backgrounds she chooses for her images are dangerous and fascinating. She is fierce and fearless; skyscrapers, bridges…
    - 5 days ago 23 Aug 16, 4:52pm -
  • The Moment of Truth: Video of Conversation Between Russian Astronauts Goes Viral
    Have you ever wondered, what it would feel like to have an amazing job, instead of working 9 to 5. What would it feel like to experience the excitement of launch, see the Earth from space and float in zero gravity. A lot of people dream to be an astr…
    - 15 days ago 13 Aug 16, 6:33pm -
  • Russian Artist Creates Funny Dolls
    Moscow based artist Nataliya Grant creates dolls, that can make anyone smile. The effort she puts in each doll and attention to details is really astonishing. “I always liked dolls. First, I played with them. Then, I started sewing clothes for them…
    - 18 days ago 10 Aug 16, 3:31pm -
  • Slash Arena: How a Russian built his video game
    Have you ever wondered, what it takes to build a video game from scratch? Well, Alex Simakhin just created one, and shared his experience with us. Backstory: Alex Simakhin used work in video game industry for 5 years. Just before leaving his job, a t…
    - 20 days ago 8 Aug 16, 6:24pm -
  • Lukomorye Wooden Sculpture Park
    Lukomorye wooden sculpture park is a result of the international contest. The park is located in Savvateevka village, Irkutsk region. Initially, the festival supposed to create a recreational zone along the river, on a way to the road to the unique m…
    - 21 days ago 7 Aug 16, 7:23pm -
  • A gas station in Tatarstan gives free gas to bikini wearing customers
    In three cities of Tatarstan, “refill for a bikini” campaign was held. It was organized by a network of the local gas stations. Participants in bathing suits and high heels drove to the gas stations for a free refill. Among them were men, who pro…
    - 21 days ago 7 Aug 16, 6:52pm -
  • Russian Army Crew Tears Apart And Rebuilds UAZ-469 in Four Minutes
    As the 2016 Olympics are about to start, we decide to offer rather unusual and peaceful competition between countries. Here is an impressive performance by the Russian military, that can be matched by the Canadian and American military. Russian milit…
    - 23 days ago 5 Aug 16, 12:50pm -
  • Paratroopers’ Day in Russia
    On August 2, Paratrooper Day is celebrated in Russia. Annually, more than a million active and retired soldiers spread to the streets to mark the occasion. Russian paratroopers are easy to spot, with their blue striped sleeveless t-shirts and blue be…
    - 26 days ago 2 Aug 16, 3:42pm -
  • Slavistan – the Most Realistic Slav Simulator
    Why are people throwing sneakers at me? Why is that bear wearing shoes? How can that guy sleep through this? And what is Cheeki Breeki? These are some of the questions, that may cross your mind, while playing Slavistan. It is a collection of three Ru…
    - 27 days ago 1 Aug 16, 1:55pm -
  • Yekaterinburg residents painted the giant granite sphere to look like a Pokéball
    Residents of Yekaterinburg turned one of the granite balls on the promenade, into a Pokéball. The Pokéball is used in an augmented reality game Pokémon, for catching the pocket monsters. Who painted the ball is unknown, but the city officials have…
    - 33 days ago 26 Jul 16, 5:49pm -

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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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  • 12 Extreme Acts of Laziness
    A little lazy, and a whole lotta genius.
    - 1 day ago 28 Aug 16, 12:00am -
  • 10 Hilarious Student ID Stories
    In some places, school is already back in session. Meet ten students whose ID's brought them some level of Internet infamy.
    - 2 days ago 27 Aug 16, 12:00am -
  • 8 More Awesome Time Capsule Houses
    Check out 8 more amazing residences that are frozen in time.
    - 3 days ago 26 Aug 16, 12:00am -
  • 8 Totally Bizarre World Championships
    Move over Rio 2016! Believe it or not, these very unusual tournaments also gather thousands of people from all over the world.
    - 4 days ago 25 Aug 16, 12:00am -
  • 14 Bad Glamour Shots
    Everybody is a star, or maybe not. Check out 14 people putting what they believe is their best foot forward — on camera.
    - 5 days ago 24 Aug 16, 12:00am -

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  • new10 Deadliest Assassin Organizations In History
    The idea of the assassin often invokes the image of the lone gunman, working on his own to eliminate whoever he views as a threat. But a handful of groups have recruited enough of these individuals to assemble into entire organizations—made up of t…
    - 17 hours ago 28 Aug 16, 7:01am -
  • new10 Weirdest Stories About The Eccentric Rich
    Everyone has different tastes—some extravagant, strange, or even legally questionable. But most of us can’t indulge in our more exotic tastes because of financial or time constraints. With the wealthy, they have nothing stopping them from doing w…
    - 17 hours ago 28 Aug 16, 7:00am -
  • newTop 10 Fascinating Facts About Fear
    Fear keeps a person alive. The brain has specialized centers, genes, neurons and tricks devoted to scaring the pants off you for that wallop of adrenaline to boost your chances of surviving a threat. This list is about some of the freakier things reg…
    - 17 hours ago 28 Aug 16, 7:00am -
  • 10 Misconceptions About Military Drones
    Military drones have garnered a great deal of attention over the years since the 9/11 bombings, but they’re very misunderstood. While some reports accurately describe how they’re used in combat, many stories portray misconceptions that are outlan…
    - 2 days ago 27 Aug 16, 7:02am -
  • 10 Bizarre Antique Prostheses
    The earliest prostheses were crude. Whether peg legs or hand hooks, they helped the men and women who wore them to perform the everyday tasks associated with their vocations. Over the thousands of years since prostheses first appeared, many improveme…
    - 2 days ago 27 Aug 16, 7:00am -
  • 10 Brutal Moments In The Conquests Of Genghis Khan
    For 30 years, Genghis Khan and his Mongolian horde swept through Asia, slaughtering over one-tenth of the people on Earth and conquering nearly one-quarter of the land. His was the most violent reign in all of human history. Most people know Genghis…
    - 2 days ago 27 Aug 16, 7:00am -
  • 10 Horrifying Future Wars We Will Live To See
    War is one of humanity’s constants. No matter how enlightened we become or how much our technology changes, we’ll still spend our time killing one another. As such, it is inevitable that today’s younger generation will experience war. The only…
    - 3 days ago 26 Aug 16, 7:02am -
  • 10 Discoveries In Amber That Change Our View Of Prehistory
    Millions of years ago, trees oozed resin that captured anything it touched. Resin-turned-gemstone, amber is a timeless preservative allowing snapshots of prehistoric moments. Plants and animals look as if they are sleeping, and such fresh specimens h…
    - 3 days ago 26 Aug 16, 7:01am -
  • 10 Thoroughly British Mysteries
    Shrouded in fog and rain, the landscape of England is perfect for mysteries. The following ten mysteries offer up a smorgasbord of the unexplained, from ghost sightings to unsolved murders to inexplicable weather patterns. 10 Hellhound’s Heaven Pho…
    - 3 days ago 26 Aug 16, 7:00am -
  • 10 Crazy Things That Happened When Mao Ruled China
    Life under Mao Tse–tung was strange and brutish. While he was chairman of China, he introduced some policies that didn’t work well and that eventually killed an estimated 45–75 million of his own people. Under the feverish sway of Mao’s cult…
    - 4 days ago 25 Aug 16, 7:02am -

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  • The “bar” in Law, isn’t just the name of the exam…
    The “bar” in Law, isn’t just the name of the exam. It refers to the physical gated wall in a courtroom dividing the lawyers and judges from the general viewing public. “Passing the bar” gains you admittance to work on the other side of the…
    - 2 days ago 27 Aug 16, 8:13am -
  • J. R. R. Tolkien might have gotten the idea…
    J. R. R. Tolkien might have gotten the idea for a ring that makes its wearer invisible from an ancient, Greek story told by one of Plato’s students about a shepherd discovering such a ring on a cadaver in a cave, and then using it to kill his king.
    - 2 days ago 27 Aug 16, 8:12am -
  • The Shanghai government will lower your credit…
    The Shanghai government will lower your credit score if you don’t visit your parents. Parents can also sue their kids for neglect.
    - 2 days ago 27 Aug 16, 8:11am -
  • In 1795, French cavalry charged across the frozen…
    In 1795, French cavalry charged across the frozen bay at Den Helder to capture a trapped Dutch fleet. It is the only time in history a naval fleet has been defeated by a cavalry charge.
    - 2 days ago 27 Aug 16, 8:10am -
  • In 2015, Japan lifted its 67-year old ban…
    In 2015, Japan lifted its 67-year old ban on dancing after midnight.
    - 3 days ago 25 Aug 16, 5:35pm -

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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

  • Double Trouble
    Nasir Shaikh, a 26-year-old repairman from Mumbai, India, was killed in a pressure-explosion when two air-compressors for a mall’s air-conditioning system simultaneously violently ruptured while he was performing maintenance on them. Submission by…
    - 24 days ago 4 Aug 16, 4:32pm -
  • 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…
    - 48 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…
    - 56 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…
    - 57 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,…
    - 63 days ago 26 Jun 16, 12:54pm -

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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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  • Florida Man Has World's Greatest Criminal Alias Ever (Trust Us!)
    When police in Largo, Florida, arrested Jeffrey Forrest Poole on charges of violently resisting a police officer, the authorities made sure to list th... Read more: Dumb Crime, Mug Shots, Weird Florida, Weird Crime, Criminal Alias, Weir…
    - 34 days ago 25 Jul 16, 3:07pm -
  • 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…
    - 52 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…
    - 53 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…
    - 60 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…
    - 82 days ago 8 Jun 16, 6:04am -

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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

  • newA Blast From The Past: Episode 25
    bFrom the archives of Amusing Planet. Island Of The Dolls: Mexico’s Creepiest Place The Island Of The Dolls (Isla de las Muñecas), located in the vast network of canals that lies to the south of Mexico City, near Xochimilco is one of the creepiest…
    - 16 hours ago 28 Aug 16, 7:39am -
  • Boiling Lake of Dominica
    The Morne Trois Pitons National Park in the island country of Dominica, in the Caribbean, is an area of significant volcanic activity. Located within the boundaries of the park’s nearly 7,000 hectares are five volcanoes, dozens of hot springs and f…
    - 2 days ago 27 Aug 16, 10:44am -
  • ‘Fallen Star’, University of California, San Diego
    Teetering on the corner and edge of Jacobs School of Engineering at the University of California, San Diego, is a small cottage that appears to have been picked by a tornado and dropped on to the ledge of the towering seven story building. It’s an…
    - 2 days ago 27 Aug 16, 7:24am -
  • NASA’s Mars Explorers Recruitment Posters
    Continuing with the theme of imaginary space-based scenarios, NASA has released a new set of posters calling for explorers to join them on their journey to Mars. Drawn in the style similar to NASA’s futuristic space-tourism posters depicting farawa…
    - 2 days ago 26 Aug 16, 3:50pm -
  • Polar Stratospheric Clouds And Its Dark Secret
    Sometimes deep into the winter, after sunset or before dawn, sheets of unbelievably bright and vividly colored clouds can be seen forming against the partially dark twilight sky. This rare type of cloud formations are known as “polar stratospheric…
    - 3 days ago 26 Aug 16, 11:13am -

Odd Stuff Magazine

  • newFunny Pictures – August 28, 2016
    The saddest sign in history. via Trying to sent subtle hints to my wife last night. via RIP Random stranger. via I wish a had a video because it ripped off her whole shirt. via A protest I can get behind. via I found this on my shorts… via Break do…
    - 13 hours ago 28 Aug 16, 10:48am -
  • Funny Pictures – August 27, 2016
    I did this to our “petty cash” box at work yesterday. via Saw this at a gas station. via My son came home with this. Looks correct to me! via Anxious cucumbers. via What a bargin! via Found this at work the other day. Kind of want to unplug it. v…
    - 2 days ago 27 Aug 16, 10:41am -
  • Funny Pictures – August 26, 2016
    I’ll have the 10 year old, please, medium rare… via Yeah buoy! via When you forget to put the ice tray in the freezer. via We like to subtly pick on the short guy at work. via Future of drone pizza delivery. via Pub’s polite notice. via Went fo…
    - 3 days ago 26 Aug 16, 11:16am -
  • Funny Pictures – August 25, 2016
    My boyfriend said he’d marry me if I gave him $100,000 and some cupcakes. So me being the awesome future wife that I am, made him these. via Man, this host is forward. via Kindergarten vs Senior year. via My secretary came in today with a gift for…
    - 3 days ago 25 Aug 16, 12:09pm -
  • Funny Pictures – August 24, 2016
    My marina neighbor has a pretty relaxed attitude towards boating. via You’re double not getting past. via Those eyes. via Thank heavens she got out before she popped. via Best lunchbox ever. via That took an unexpected turn… via Maybe your dog ca…
    - 5 days ago 24 Aug 16, 11:43am -

Neatorama

  • newWhat Thor Was Doing During <i>Captain America: Civil War</i>
    When the events of Captain America: Civil War were happening, Thor was taking a break from being a superhero and instead was indulging in real life activities. He’ll be glad to explain them to you. (YouTube link)However, it turns out that the "brea…
    - 1 hour ago 28 Aug 16, 11:00pm -
  • newAren't You A Happy Lil Fella!
    That song “Put On A Happy Face” failed to mention one thing about smiling all day every day- people will think you're deranged, and instead of spreading happiness you'll be spreading fear.But this comic by Owlturd is right, to heck with how other…
    - 3 hours ago 28 Aug 16, 8:59pm -
  • newFace To Face - Don't Trust Anyone Who Never Smiles
    Face to Face by AlbertocubatasThe bat and the clown seem like opposite sides of a criminal coin when viewed alone, but put the two side-by-side and the comparison reveals they're not so different after all. They both fight for their own selfish reaso…
    - 5 hours ago 28 Aug 16, 7:00pm -
  • newWhy Do We Judge Parents For Putting Kids At Perceived -But Unreal- Risk?
    A 9-year-old girl spent all day playing at a park near her home. She had a cell phone and a house key with her, and went home when she got tired. Was that dangerous? It sounds like typical behavior for a 9-year-old. But what if you knew she was there…
    - 5 hours ago 28 Aug 16, 7:00pm -
  • newRedditors Share Their Shower Thoughts About Batman
    I wonder what Batman thinks about while he's taking a shower?He probably runs through the minutes of his last mission, thinks about how much he hates clowns and keeps a fearful eye open in case a psycho man-bat tries to jump him in the shower.We can…
    - 7 hours ago 28 Aug 16, 5:00pm -

Weird Asia News

  • Seven Weird Facts About China’s Newest Glass Bridge
    Any tourist not afraid of heights must rejoice! China finally opened the long awaited Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge. Announced...The post Seven Weird Facts About China’s Newest Glass Bridge appeared first on Weird Asia News. Related posts:G…
    - 3 days ago 26 Aug 16, 3:27am -
  • Live Crocodile Falls From Sky Into Woman’s Garden
    Move over Chicken Little. There is something even more terrifying than the sky itself falling. According to news outlets in...The post Live Crocodile Falls From Sky Into Woman’s Garden appeared first on Weird Asia News. Related posts:Random Passerb…
    - 4 days ago 25 Aug 16, 2:06am -
  • Doctors In India Remove 40 Knives From Man’s Stomach-Graphic
    *Graphic content below* Individuals with Pica can’t help themselves. Despite the name of the disease, it has nothing to do...The post Doctors In India Remove 40 Knives From Man’s Stomach-Graphic appeared first on Weird Asia News. Related posts:Do…
    - 6 days ago 23 Aug 16, 4:06am -
  • Bizarre Challenge Has People Competing Against Michael Phelps
    So far, there has been less drama at the 2016 Rio Olympics than everyone expected. Most people expected a complete disaster....The post Bizarre Challenge Has People Competing Against Michael Phelps appeared first on Weird Asia News. Related posts:Pr…
    - 9 days ago 20 Aug 16, 2:44am -
  • Male Pole Vaulter’s Penis Costs Him Olympic Gold
    Olympic athletes faced an unusually high amount of pressure in the lead up to the 2016 Rio Games. There was...The post Male Pole Vaulter’s Penis Costs Him Olympic Gold appeared first on Weird Asia News. Related posts:China’s Male Pole Dancers: A…
    - 10 days ago 19 Aug 16, 2:02am -

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  • The King’s Letters
    The King’s Letters:In the late 1430s and early 1440s, a certain Korean scholar embarked on a massively ambitious project, working almost single-handedly and spurred on largely by personal interest. Although the Korean language had existed for almo…
    - 20 days ago 8 Aug 16, 1:42pm -
  • 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…
    - 75 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…
    - 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 -

Weird Russia

  • Angela Nikolau – world’s riskiest selfie-taker
    23-year-old Muscovite Angelina Nikolau is living her life on the edge, literally. She is well known for her insane selfies and the backgrounds she chooses for her images are dangerous and fascinating. She is fierce and fearless; skyscrapers, bridges…
    - 5 days ago 23 Aug 16, 4:52pm -
  • The Moment of Truth: Video of Conversation Between Russian Astronauts Goes Viral
    Have you ever wondered, what it would feel like to have an amazing job, instead of working 9 to 5. What would it feel like to experience the excitement of launch, see the Earth from space and float in zero gravity. A lot of people dream to be an astr…
    - 15 days ago 13 Aug 16, 6:33pm -
  • Russian Artist Creates Funny Dolls
    Moscow based artist Nataliya Grant creates dolls, that can make anyone smile. The effort she puts in each doll and attention to details is really astonishing. “I always liked dolls. First, I played with them. Then, I started sewing clothes for them…
    - 18 days ago 10 Aug 16, 3:31pm -
  • Slash Arena: How a Russian built his video game
    Have you ever wondered, what it takes to build a video game from scratch? Well, Alex Simakhin just created one, and shared his experience with us. Backstory: Alex Simakhin used work in video game industry for 5 years. Just before leaving his job, a t…
    - 20 days ago 8 Aug 16, 6:24pm -
  • Lukomorye Wooden Sculpture Park
    Lukomorye wooden sculpture park is a result of the international contest. The park is located in Savvateevka village, Irkutsk region. Initially, the festival supposed to create a recreational zone along the river, on a way to the road to the unique m…
    - 21 days ago 7 Aug 16, 7:23pm -

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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

  • Left-handers Day
    Hands are the front feet of humans, chimpanzees, monkeys, lemurs and koalas. As most humans are right-handed, the other side tend to get a harder life, with most devices catering to the ‘righties’.If you are part of the ten percent of the popula…
    - 16 days ago 12 Aug 16, 1:29pm -
  • 13 Beautiful and Unusual Songs selected by the swamp-kunst-unruhestifter Tav Falco
    If you haven’t heard of Tav Falco, you’re missing out. Since the 1970s, this suave Southern gentleman has laid siege to popular culture – harnessing the power of Rock ‘n’ Roll, cinema, photography and a litany of other dark arts, to achieve…
    - 32 days ago 27 Jul 16, 1:53pm -
  • 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…
    - 40 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…
    - 47 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…
    - 58 days ago 1 Jul 16, 1:22pm -

Atlas Obscura

  • newThe Trunk Murders and 'Sausage Ghost' of 1920s New Orleans
    New Orleans' French Quarter, at the corner of Ursuline Avenue and Royal Street. (Photo: Ken Lund/CC BY-SA 2.0) Tucked between dog-eared title records and 19th-century floor plans were the dismembered corpses of two young flappers, expertly diced. L…
    - 12 hours ago 28 Aug 16, 12:00pm -
  • 9 Incredible Meteorite Craters That Look Straight Out of 'Deep Impact'
    The human species may not (yet) have encountered extraterrestrial life, but our planet is pockmarked with the scars of alien visitors of a different sort: the giant rocks that have come hurling out of space over the millennia, hitting the Earth’s…
    - 2 days ago 27 Aug 16, 12:00pm -
  • Spitzhäuschen in Bernkastel-Kues, Germany
    Built in 1416, this distinctive building has been described as "the most photographed building in Bernkastel-Kues," and with good reason.The base of the house is extremely narrow, with the upper floors jettied out wider, making this 600-year-old ho…
    - 2 days ago 26 Aug 16, 10:00pm -
  • Lots of Ancient Pagodas and Temples Were Damaged in the Myanmar Earthquake
    Bagan before the quake. (Photo: Corto Maltese 1999/CC BY 2.0)A 6.8-magnitude earthquake hit Myanmar Wednesday, killing at least four and damaging scores of structures, including several pagodas in the historic city of Bagan.Between the 11th and 13…
    - 2 days ago 26 Aug 16, 9:45pm -
  • Fort Knox State Historic Site in Prospect, Maine
    This stunning granite fortification in Maine, built between 1844 and 1869, was named after Henry Knox, a general in the Revolutionary War. However, decades before the fort was constructed, Maine unfortunately did not fare too well during the Ameri…
    - 2 days ago 26 Aug 16, 9:00pm -

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Strange Inventions

  • Self-Kicking Machine
    Ever do something so dumb that you just wanted to kick yourself? In 1937, Tom Haywood and local handyman Wilber Herring built a contraption that would deliver a good, swift kick to the seat of the pants of any willing recipient. Haywood said he inten…
    - 11 days ago 17 Aug 16, 12:59pm -
  • 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…
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  • 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 -

Historic Mysteries

  • Lori Erica Ruff and Her Mysterious Identities
    Lori Erica Ruff killed herself. The identities, letters and notes police found shocked everyone. Who was this mysterious woman with no past?The post Lori Erica Ruff and Her Mysterious Identities appeared first on Historic Mysteries.
    - 12 days ago 16 Aug 16, 4:56pm -
  • Mars and The Great Galactic Goul
    The number of thwarted Mars missions is uncanny. Could there be some truth to the Great Galactic Goul that causes probes to fail?The post Mars and The Great Galactic Goul appeared first on Historic Mysteries.
    - 13 days ago 15 Aug 16, 7:44pm -
  • Five Obscure Ancient Civilizations
    Travel thousands of years back in time to learn about these 5 obscure ancient civilizations and their fascinating histories. The post Five Obscure Ancient Civilizations appeared first on Historic Mysteries.
    - 15 days ago 13 Aug 16, 1:21pm -
  • Egyptology and A Brief History of Egypt
    Egyptology is a field of study, like Biology. How did one country earn this distinction? Learn how the history of Egypt led to a huge branch of knowledge. The post Egyptology and A Brief History of Egypt appeared first on Historic Mysteries.
    - 16 days ago 12 Aug 16, 12:20pm -
  • Madonna with Saint Giovannino: Painting with a UFO?
    The Madonna with Saint Giovannino 15th century painting has created a lot of buzz. Some people think there's a UFO in the background. What do you think?The post Madonna with Saint Giovannino: Painting with a UFO? appeared first on Historic Mysteries…
    - 18 days ago 10 Aug 16, 6:16pm -
  • The Infamous Theft of the Mona Lisa
    Was the theft of the Mona Lisa a blessing in disguise? She became famous after Vincenzo Perugia artfully stole her from the Louvre in 1911.The post The Infamous Theft of the Mona Lisa appeared first on Historic Mysteries.
    - 22 days ago 6 Aug 16, 1:53pm -

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
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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

  • Couple ‘beat up grandmother because she wouldn’t drive them
    Florida – A couple are charged with beating up a grandmother who refused to drive them to a house so they could have sex.The pair, Michael Rubio, 25, and Jacquelyn Carrasquillo, 27, of Miami, were in a car with Rubio’s grandmother when they began…
    - 14 days ago 14 Aug 16, 7:35pm -
  • Mississippi ex-cheerleader sentenced to 12 years in prison for plot to join ISIS
    A Mississippi woman who tried to join the Islamic State group sought to apologize at sentencing Thursday, tearful as a federal judge ordered her to spend 12 years in prison on a terrorism charge.Vicksburg native Jaelyn Young, who once sought to disgu…
    - 15 days ago 13 Aug 16, 11:07pm -
  • Iowa Mom ARRESTED After Toddler Found HOME ALONE Sucking Frozen Chicken Breast
    DES MOINES, Iowa – A Des Moines mother was arrested Monday after police say her two-year-old son was found alone, sucking on a frozen chicken breast.Thirty-year-old Hallie Amick now faces charges of child endangerment for the incident. Police say t…
    - 17 days ago 11 Aug 16, 5:50pm -
  • Man attempts to scale Trump Tower in New York City using suction cups
    New York – A man attempted to scale the all-glass facade of Trump Tower in New York City on Wednesday using large suction cups, prompting a large police response before he was finally pulled inside by authorities.The climber had a backpack and used…
    - 18 days ago 11 Aug 16, 12:17am -
  • Man celebrates car purchase with ride on vehicle’s roof
    HOUSTON - Police said they arrested a man Friday afternoon who rode on the roof of his moving car while his 5-year-old son was in the back seat.According to Houston police, officers spotted 36-year-old Donald Slaughter riding on the roof of a vehicle…
    - 19 days ago 9 Aug 16, 5:17pm -
  • Man Repeatedly Vandalizes Childhood Friend’s Tombstone over 56-year-Old Grudge
    Paul E. Donovan Jr. admitted to repeatedly vandalizing the tombstone of a childhood friend against whom he had been holding a grudge for over five decades.69-year-old Donovan, of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of i…
    - 20 days ago 8 Aug 16, 9:04pm -
  • Man ‘stabs to death’ caterer in argument over wedding chairs during reception
    Virginia – What started out as a mundane argument over chairs at an outdoor wedding reception in Virginia Saturday night ended with a caterer getting stabbed to death by a 19-year-old man, according to police.Kempton Bonds (picture), a seasonal emp…
    - 20 days ago 8 Aug 16, 8:09pm -
  • North Carolina mom accused of making son sick
    FORT WORTH – A Cleburne woman whose 13-year-old son’s “terminal illness” prompted donations, media coverage and a visit from a wrestling superstar, was arrested Friday on accusations that she lied about her son’s medical condition, our cont…
    - 21 days ago 7 Aug 16, 11:05pm -

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Unusual Places

  • Chuysky Trakt: The Most Beautiful Road Of Siberia
    Chuysky Trakt is Over 621 mile long and it is included in the National Geographic’s top 10 most wonderful road trips in the world list. Taking this outstanding journey leaves even “I’ve seen it all” kind of traveler amazed. From small village…
    - 7 days ago 21 Aug 16, 3:45pm -
  • Eguisheim: The New Heart Of France
    Even though it may not be the main holiday destination for tourists, Eguisheim is definitely worth visiting. From incredible architecture to fresh air and cozy feeling to it, this town definitely has it all. After all, it was voted as France’s Favo…
    - 11 days ago 17 Aug 16, 3:22pm -
  • The beautiful fishing village of Nazaré
    Nazaré is a colorful fishing village in central Portugal. Located almost 80mi north of Lisbon, this village will not disappoint those, who are looking for a peaceful vacation spot. With a beautiful sandy beach and the rhythm of the pounding waves, N…
    - 16 days ago 12 Aug 16, 4:59pm -
  • 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…
    - 41 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…
    - 44 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…
    - 50 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…
    - 53 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…
    - 61 days ago 28 Jun 16, 2:48pm -

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

  • newNews of the Weird (August 28, 2016)
    News of the WeirdWeirdnuz.M490, August 28, 2016Copyright 2016 by Chuck Shepherd. All rights reserved.Lead StoryThe phenomenal Japanese singer Hatsune Miku (100 million YouTube hits) is coming off of a sold-out, 10-city North American con…
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  • newAnti-Aging Mouthpiece
    Searching for that youthful look? Forget expensive surgery or dangerous therapies! Japan has the answer and it is as simple as it is, well, unusual. Just pop the colorful Pupeko gently into your mouth, clench your jaw and breath in and out. This will…
    - 11 hours ago 28 Aug 16, 12:54pm -
  • newGo Topless Day:&nbsp; August 28, 2016
    Needless to say, bare chestal areas of XX-chromosome carriers in video and at homepage.
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  • Unfazed By Fire
    People who ignore fires burning around them, even as firemen battle to control the flames, seems to be a recurring theme in weird news. For instance, in addition to the case below, we've also seen the Thurlow family who wouldn't let a fire cause them…
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  • Mystery Illustration 29
    It seems as if the ad agency could not quite settle on one model for their spokesperson for this product. (Maybe #2 and #4 are the same guy?)In any case, what was this hirsute fellow pitching? Underwear? Soap? Cars? Cigarettes?The answer is he…
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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
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  • 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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