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  • Depression Comics by Kristian Nygård
    While combining “optimism” and “pessimism”, Norway-based artist Kristian Nygård came up with the name for his webcomic site. Named Optipress, the website deals with various topics, but its illustration of depression in particular had receive…
    - 25 days ago 14 Sep 15, 4:38pm -
  • Emily, the Cow – A Constant Reminder For Human Cruelty and Kindness
    For many people, Emily the Cow does not symbolize anything, but for the locals who live in Sherborn, Massachusetts, it brings memories of a hero that nearly faced death and escaped bravely. Back in 1995, Emily was only three years old and weighted on…
    - 38 days ago 1 Sep 15, 1:35pm -
  • Steven Jay Russell: the artist who escaped from prison through the front door – many times
    When thinking about escaping from prison, most criminals’ plans include running or even digging tunnels. Steven Jay Russell, however, decided to make things easier for himself, so he got out of prison multiple times by impersonating a prison guard,…
    - 43 days ago 27 Aug 15, 9:46am -
  • 1970s stock photos were even more absurd than today
    Supplied by professional photographers, stock photography is the supply of images, that are often licensed for specific uses. And then there are these, regular people “portraits” taken sometime in the 1970s, which are too awkward to even imagine…
    - 43 days ago 27 Aug 15, 9:30am -
  • Dan Pauly Turns Wood Into Magical Fairytale Houses
    Representing the fourth generation of craftsmen who work with wood, Dan Pauly transforms recycled small houses that seem to have come out of a fairy tale. Whether it is a sauna, an outbuilding, a shed or a house itself, the American craftsman can cre…
    - 62 days ago 8 Aug 15, 8:25am -
  • Illustrations of Words That Don’t Exist In English Language
    There are so many great demonstrations of untranslatable words, but these illustrations by Marija Tiurina were too good to miss. You can see the full collection on NeonMob.
    - 15 May 15, 9:58am -
  • What It’s Like To Grow Up In A Hoarder’s House
    Hoarding disorder makes it difficult, if not impossible, for hoarders to throw anything away, and their lives quickly become one big, cluttered mess. American photographer Geoff Johnson recreated what his childhood home looked like as he grew up with…
    - 4 May 15, 4:18pm -
  • Redditors Create Fictional Hybrid Animals
    Reddit is known for its unusual subreddits. One of them is HybridAnimals – community where Redditors share Photoshoped images of new species by skillfully combining animals with each other and/or with any other stuff. The result is amazingly amusin…
    - 8 Apr 15, 5:53pm -
  • Unsettling Photos of Frightful Figures Posing With Taxidermy Animals by Mothmeister
    Taxidermy is already a bit frightening, but how do you make it even creepier? Belgium-based art duo Mothmeister create bizarre portraits in which figures dressed in surreal costumes pose with taxidermy animals. They present the project as a reaction…
    - 14 Jan 15, 4:57pm -
  • 10 Unusual Idioms From Around The World
    People use idioms to pepper the speech and writing, often without even realizing they’re doing it. These curious little phrases are used to express a sentiment other than their literal meaning. It doesn’t really rain cats and dogs, as the world k…
    - 13 Dec 14, 12:38pm -

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  • newAustralian car chase ends in Indian Ocean
    PERTH, Australia - A car chase in western Australian ended in the choppy waters of the Indian Ocean when a stolen car suspect drove the vehicle into the water to avoid the police.
    - 21 hours ago 8 Oct 15, 6:51pm -
  • Police rescue Kentucky store owner from large python
    (Reuters) - The owner of a Kentucky reptile store had to be rescued by police after a 20-foot-long (6-meter) python weighing up to 125 pounds (57 kg) wrapped around him, authorities said.
    - 3 days ago 6 Oct 15, 8:36pm -
  • Flocks of sheep take over London's Savile Row
    London's Savile Row, home to Britain's top tailors, was turned into a grazing meadow on Monday, with a flock of sheep filling the street to help raise awareness of the wool industry.
    - 3 days ago 6 Oct 15, 7:47am -
  • Montana hunter fends off grizzly by sticking arm into its throat
    (Reuters) - A hunter tracking elk in the Montana mountains said he fended off an attacking grizzly bear by shoving his arm into its throat to induce a gag reflex that would frighten it away, according to state wildlife managers.
    - 4 days ago 6 Oct 15, 12:23am -
  • Canada politician mistakes Bank of England governor for actor
    OTTAWA (Reuters) - One of the world's most famous central bank chiefs, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney, briefly became the late American actor Art Carney during a Canadian election debate on Friday.
    - 7 days ago 3 Oct 15, 12:42am -

  • 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 -


  • new8 Creepy Hotels In The U.S.
    From the hotel that serves as the inspiration for the current season of American Horror Story to the murder house that is now a bed and breakfast, check out eight places to hang your hat for the night—if you're brave enough!
    - 16 hours ago 9 Oct 15, 12:00am -
  • 8 Amazing Father Of The Bride Stories
    Giving away their little girls is emotional for most dads. Take a look at some unique stories of fathers who turned the moment into something they (and their daughters) will never forget.
    - 2 days ago 8 Oct 15, 12:00am -
  • 10 Crazy Bear Encounters
    From the tiny guard dog that took on three bears to the orphaned cub that wandered into a pharmacy, check out these ten shocking encounters with wildlife.
    - 3 days ago 7 Oct 15, 12:00am -
  • 8 Children Of Serial Killers
    From the man who committed murders with his 13-year-old son at his side to the woman who wrote a book about her life as a notorious criminal's daughter, check out eight people who are the offspring of serial killers.
    - 4 days ago 6 Oct 15, 12:00am -
  • 8 Crazy Stories About Smelly Feet
    From the researchers who discovered a deadly disease could be fought with dirty socks to the stench that permeates an airport carpet, check out these unbelievable tales of terrible tootsies.
    - 5 days ago 5 Oct 15, 12:00am -


  • Portabello mushrooms could power your future phone
    … In a paper published in the journal Nature Scientific Reports on Tuesday, researchers from the university’s Bourns College of Engineering describe how they created a new type of high-carbon … Continue reading →
    - 9 days ago 30 Sep 15, 7:50pm -
  • Snowden: Aliens using encryption may keep us from detecting signals
    During a recent podcast interview with Neil deGrasse Tyson, former NSA contractor and whistleblower Edward Snowden made an off-the-cuff remark about aliens and encryption and why the latter might hinder … Continue reading →
    - 13 days ago 26 Sep 15, 4:59pm -
  • Link found between gum disease and heart disease
    Periodontitis is a risk factor for heart disease. Now a team of researchers has shown that a periodontal pathogen causes changes in gene expression that boost inflammation and atherosclerosis in … Continue reading →
    - 26 days ago 14 Sep 15, 4:08am -
  • Dunes on Pluto?
    Finally, two months after the New Horizons spacecraft flew by the dwarf planet at close range, new higher resolution images have arrived. It has taken that long for NASA to … Continue reading →
    - 26 days ago 14 Sep 15, 4:03am -
  • I will not watch your advertisement
    If I’m interested in a news story and I click to view a video that is supposed to be that story, but instead get a brief advertisement video, guess what? … Continue reading →
    - 38 days ago 1 Sep 15, 4:46pm -
  • First Human Head Transplant in 2017?
     Money is pouring in to pay for the world’s first head transplant, says the man who is ready to make history by becoming a human guinea pig. Valery Spiridonov has … Continue reading →
    - 48 days ago 22 Aug 15, 4:30pm -
  • Jeb Bush: Pro Torture Candidate
      Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush refuses to rule out the US resuming the use of torture if he were to become president. Bush, who addressed the issue during a campaign … Continue reading →
    - 56 days ago 14 Aug 15, 9:22pm -
  • Deadly explosions in China
      Tianjin, China (CNN) – You can see the devastation everywhere: in the hollowed-out shells of buildings, in the anguished faces of relatives, in the parade of scorched cars. But what … Continue reading →
    - 57 days ago 13 Aug 15, 4:47pm -


  • new10 Bizarre Tales About Adolf Hitler
    Without a doubt, Adolf Hitler is one of the most evil people to ever draw a breath . . . but he’s also one of the most fascinating people in all of human history. In fact, he’s such a compelling character that we’ve already published a list…
    - 9 hours ago 9 Oct 15, 7:00am -
  • new10 Unlikely But Unnerving Conspiracy Theories Of The 2000s
    The 2000s didn’t end all that long ago, but it’s easy to forget details and aspects of that time, back before there was Oculus Rift pornography, ISIS Twitter feeds, and Donald Trump as a serious Republican candidate. This is particularly noticeab…
    - 9 hours ago 9 Oct 15, 7:00am -
  • new10 Grisly Hotel Homicides That Are Still Unsolved
    Hotels are considered to be our homes when we’re away from home, a place to lay our hat, kick up our feet, and relax in solitude. That isn’t always the case, however. Sometimes, people check in, but they never check out . . . at least, not th…
    - 9 hours ago 9 Oct 15, 7:00am -
  • 10 Fascinating Dwarfs From World History
    Dwarfs have often been reduced to figures of fun and mockery or the recipients of condescension and pity, neither of which is fair or deserved. In recent years, the success of prominent and talented dwarfs in the mass media, like the self-deprecating…
    - 1 day ago 8 Oct 15, 7:00am -
  • 10 Archaeological Ventures You Can Join From Your Couch
    Crowdsourcing is a great way to kick-start a business or an art project, but more and more archaeologists and archivists are also turning to the Internet for help. This includes cataloging, transcribing, translating, and even puzzle solving. As a vol…
    - 1 day ago 8 Oct 15, 7:00am -
  • 10 Tales Of Crazy Convicts In The US Prison System
    While the US is “the land of the free,” it paradoxically has the world’s largest prison population. According to the BBC, 724 people per 100,000 are locked up in the American correctional system, which is a shocking statistic. With all these co…
    - 1 day ago 8 Oct 15, 7:00am -
  • 10 Lesser-Known Military Installations Of Conspiracy Lore
    Everyone knows about Area 51, supposedly the center of secret American UFO research and the most secret military installation in the world. While in reality the base has been used for the development of superbombers and stealth aircraft, conspiracy l…
    - 2 days ago 7 Oct 15, 7:00am -
  • 10 Infamous Witch-Hunters From History
    Witchcraft—it’s not a major concern in our day-to-day lives, but it was considered a huge threat to Christian society a few centuries ago. That perception came from a cocktail consisting mostly of hysteria, ignorance, and fear, fueled by people w…
    - 2 days ago 7 Oct 15, 7:00am -
  • 10 Goofball Military Antics That Went Way Too Far
    If anyone understands the value of sober discipline, it’s those in the military. They’re sometimes asked to confront and endure unthinkable horrors with superhuman courage and composure. But even veritable fighting machines succumb to immature an…
    - 2 days ago 7 Oct 15, 7:00am -
  • 10 Silver Linings Behind Awful Devastation
    War. Famine. Teenagers on Xbox Live. The world is full of strange and awful things nearly everyone agrees are terrible. But not every bad thing wrecking our global civilization is always 100-percent horrible. Just occasionally, even the worst or most…
    - 3 days ago 6 Oct 15, 7:01am -

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  • These People Have WAY Too Much Time On Their Hands
    We’ve all been there — twiddling our thumbs at our desks as we watch the clock or hanging around at home, where even the Internet isn’t enough to keep us entertained. What to do? Well, you could do something productive, or you could take that…
    - 3 days ago 6 Oct 15, 8:36pm -
  • 20 Dogs That Look Ridiculously Like Other Things
    They say dogs eventually end up resembling their owners, but what about resembling food, a billionaire playboy, or characters from movies? If you ask these canines, their similarities are endless… Pug that looks like Jabba the Hut Via: Screen Junki…
    - 7 days ago 2 Oct 15, 2:38pm -
  • 25 INCREDIBLE Photos That Look Fake but are Actually Real
    It’s hard to know what’s real and what’s fake on the Internet, given the fact that everyone has access to Photoshop or image manipulation tools. But sometimes nature provides a view that no Instagram filter can match and, lucky for all of us, w…
    - 7 days ago 2 Oct 15, 2:28pm -
  • Matt Stonie Can Eat More Big Macs Than Any Other Human On The Planet
    Last time we told you about Matt Stonie, he was fresh off of a hot dog eating contest win and following it up with a ridiculous amount of ice cream. The competitive eater is at it again, but this time he’s going to McDonald’s to break a world rec…
    - 11 days ago 28 Sep 15, 5:10pm -
  • 20 Houses That Are Clearly Winning at Halloween
    Halloween is a time of year when the spooks and kooks come out of the cobwebs and, well, hang out in the dark and the cobwebs. And, while it’s normal to put out a pumpkin or maybe a ghost decoration or two, some people really get into the treat of…
    - 14 days ago 25 Sep 15, 8:46pm -

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  • newOld Man Cremates Wealth Rather Than Give It To Ungrateful Sons
    An old man in Jiangsu felt that his body would soon fail, so he wished that in the last moments of his life he could go visit his son’s houses, but didn’t think that his two sons would find excuses because they didn’t want the old man to come t…
    - 12 hours ago 9 Oct 15, 4:09am -
  • Woman Wants to Sue Husband to Force Him to Sleep With Her
    From Netease: After Half a Year of Marriage, Woman Wants to Sue Husband to Force Him to Carry Out Marital Duty. After half a year of marriage, one husband takes very good care of his wife, but is not willing to cohabit with her. “Is it possible to…
    - 2 days ago 8 Oct 15, 4:00am -
  • Prawn Restaurant Punished For Misrepresenting Prices
    In Qingdao’s “sky-high priced prawn” restaurant, customers ordered a seasonal meal with a superscript of 38 RMB, when they paid the bill the restaurant owner charged 38 RMB per prawn, so one dish was more than 2000 RMB. Currently the restaurant…
    - 2 days ago 8 Oct 15, 3:41am -
  • Young Woman Eats Seeds On Subway, Older Woman Cleans
    On the 8 line of the Shanghai subway, one woman eating melon seeds threw the shells under her seat, so an older woman beside her unsuccessfully attempted to persuade her to squat and pick up the seeds. After the seed-eating woman got off the train, t…
    - 3 days ago 7 Oct 15, 4:00am -
  • Qingdao Restaurant Cheats Customers Into 1500 RMB Dish
    Customers at a restaurant in Qingdao inquired as to whether a dish’s price was listed per portion or per prawn before eating, so the proprietor confirmed that the dish was 38 RMB per portion, not per prawn. But after finishing their meal he went ba…
    - 4 days ago 6 Oct 15, 3:56am -

Unusual Deaths

  • Pay-Per-View Stunt
    WWF wrestler Owen Hart, also known as “Blue Blazer”, fell to his death performing an entry-stunt during the Over the Edge pay-per-view event at the Kemper Arena in Kansas City. The stunt intended to have Hart lowered dramatically via stunt-cables…
    - 15 days ago 24 Sep 15, 9:11pm -
  • Live Suicide
    Christine Chubbuck, a news reporter working for WXLT-TV in Florida, committed suicide during a live television broadcast. On the morning of July 15, 1974, Chubbuck concluded a usual summary of the top news-stories of the day and turned to the camera…
    - 15 days ago 24 Sep 15, 9:03pm -
  • Electric Avenue
    Rebecca Longhoffer, a 39-year-old mother of four, was electrocuted when she stepped on a cast-iron covering for electrical wiring in the sidewalk of one of the street-corners of the Vegas Strip. Heavy rains had flooded the compartment with standing w…
    - 19 days ago 20 Sep 15, 9:00am -
  • Death by Roses
    The Milwaukee Journal – Aug 29, 1979, via WeirdUniverse.
    - 42 days ago 28 Aug 15, 5:32pm -
  • Roasted Alive
    A man from Cheshire, England, was roasted alive inside an industrial oven after going in to clean it. The oven was switched on by colleagues who did not know he was inside, and he tried unsuccessfully to break out with a crowbar before dying. Submitt…
    - 50 days ago 20 Aug 15, 7:29am -


I Wish I Didn't Know Weird News

  • 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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  • newSuspected Car Thief Drives Stolen Car To Police Station
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say an 18-year-old man drove a stolen car to police headquarters to pick up court papers about a p... Read more: Dumb Crime, Weird Florida, Weird News News
    - 21 hours ago 8 Oct 15, 7:03pm -
  • newMissing King Cobra Found Hissing Under S-s-s-stranger's Dryer
    (function(){var src_url=" Read more: Elvis Missing Snake, Missing King Cobra, Animals in the New, Weird Flori…
    - 22 hours ago 8 Oct 15, 6:34pm -
  • Florida Woman Calls 911 To Gripe About Being Shorted On Pot WBBH News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral Weed probably do things differently next time.A Florida woman who allegedly attempted to buy... Read more: Stupid 911 Calls, Weird Florida, Erin Klich, Mug Shots, Weird News News
    - 9 days ago 30 Sep 15, 11:18am -
  • Escaped Monkey Goes Bananas On Police Car; Eats Neighbor's Mail
    (function(){var src_url=" Read more: Animals in the News, Escaped Monkey, Zeek Monkey, Weird Florida, Florida…
    - 10 days ago 29 Sep 15, 11:38am -
  • Florida Man Accused Of Tossing Deadly Urine' At Cop
    A Florida man is behind bars after being accused of tossing a liter of "deadly urine" at a police officer.Alfonsa Loftin, of West Palm Beach, was ar... Read more: Alfonsa Loftin, Alfonsa Loftin Urine, Weird Florida, Mug Shots, Weapon o…
    - 11 days ago 28 Sep 15, 1:10pm -

WTF: Weird True Freaky

  • Bizarre ‘Buffadile’ born in Thailand
    WITH reptilian scales, cloven feet and a tail, this gruesome-looking half-crocodile half-buffalo has confused locals in a remote Thai village.
    - 3 days ago 7 Oct 15, 12:30am -
  • Stupidest things people try to take on planes
    FROM mallets to novelty hand grenades, check out some of the crazy and dangerous items people try to smuggle past airport security.
    - 18 days ago 21 Sep 15, 6:58am -
  • Is this a secret moonbase?
    TAKE note: 22° 42'38.46N and 142° 34'44.52E. Has Google just proven there really is a secret base on the surface of the Moon?
    - 62 days ago 8 Aug 15, 9:05pm -
  • Whoa! This Trekkie is next level
    THIS ultimate Star Trek fan takes us on a tour of his amazing home filled with gadgets to make it look like a space craft from the franchise.
    - 78 days ago 24 Jul 15, 1:02am -
  • ‘Drunk’ squirrel goes nuts in club
    AT first sight it looked like the club had been broken into and ransacked. But it was a ‘drunk’ squirrel that had gone nuts when locked in.
    - 85 days ago 17 Jul 15, 2:48am -

Nutty News

  • newWoman rides on hood of SUV for a mile on highway in fight with her baby daddy
    Houston – A pregnant woman hung on to the hood of an SUV driven by her baby’s father for a mile on a Houston highway during a fight Wednesday, according to reports. The 31-year-old woman, who is about eight months pregnant, survived without serio…
    - 4 hours ago 9 Oct 15, 11:52am -
  • newWorld’s worst traffic jam – Thousands of cars left stranded on motorway
    China – Thousands of motorists near a toll station in Beijing were left going nowhere fast as people returned home at the end of the week-long National Day holiday. The nightmare bottleneck was reportedly caused by the combination of a new checkpoi…
    - 21 hours ago 8 Oct 15, 7:30pm -
  • newNew mother nearly dies from eating a low carbohydrate diet
    Sweden – A new mother developed a life-threatening condition due to eating a low carbohydrate diet while breastfeeding, doctors claim. The 32-year-old Swedish woman was rushed to hospital with nausea and vomiting, heart palpitations, trembling and…
    - 23 hours ago 8 Oct 15, 5:20pm -
  • Man’s Rolex Stolen By Woman With Child From TSA Security Checkpoint
    Denver – After passing security and picking up his bin, Buck noticed the watch was gone. Agents looked at surveillance video and found an unlikely thief. They told Buck a female passenger with her small child had taken the watch before it reached t…
    - 1 day ago 8 Oct 15, 12:30pm -
  • Randy Quaid arrested for a second time
    Canada – Randy Quiad has been arrested for the second time this year in Montreal and could now face being deported, according to immigration officials. Quaid has been forced to attend such meetings since he was arrested in April this year for faili…
    - 1 day ago 8 Oct 15, 12:03pm -

It's Truly! Random!

  • California Startup Aims To Let You Rent Oldschool Classic Arcade Games
    According to a July 14, 2013 story which appeared at, 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

  • The Ninety Mile Beach, Australia
    There are a lot of long and straight things in Australia: a 145-km stretch of road without a turning, a 478-km stretch of dead-straight railway track — the longest in the world, and the world’s longest dog fence at over 5,600 km. The Ninety Mile…
    - 1 day ago 8 Oct 15, 2:34pm -
  • Timgad: An Ancient Roman City With a Very Modern Grid Design
    The ruins of Timgad lies on the slopes of the Aures Massif, about 35 km east of the town of Batna, in modern-day Algeria. Built nearly 2,000 years ago, by the Roman Emperor Trajan, the city is laid out in great precision and is one of the best surviv…
    - 1 day ago 8 Oct 15, 12:15pm -
  • Bacterial Art on Petri Dishes
    The American Society for Microbiology launched its first ever Agar Art contest, inviting microbiologists to unleash their hidden creative genius and produce a piece of art using microbes and petri dishes as tools. Looking through the galleries of the…
    - 1 day ago 8 Oct 15, 6:28am -
  • Rollstone Boulder: A Rock That Was Exploded in Order to Preserve
    On a traffic island in downtown Fitchburg, Massachusetts, stands a 110-ton granite boulder, known to locals as “the Rollstone Boulder”. The boulder is a glacial erratic, which means that it’s not native to the area where it rests, but was carri…
    - 2 days ago 7 Oct 15, 3:24pm -
  • Bodegas Irache’s Wine Fountain
    Bodegas Irache is a winery located in the small Spanish town of Ayegui, at the foot of the Mount Montejurra, only two kilometers from the medieval city of Estella. The winery was founded in 1891, however, its vineyards go back to the 12th century. At…
    - 2 days ago 7 Oct 15, 3:00pm -

Odd Stuff Magazine

  • newFunny Pictures – October 9, 2015
    My wife said she needed a hobby to add some excitement to her life. I suggested this: via This was in one of my old college psychology books. via Seems legit to me. via Next time someone rides my ass they’re getting this through their windshield. v…
    - 5 hours ago 9 Oct 15, 11:28am -
  • Funny Pictures – October 8, 2015
    How To Cure Depression. via via English teacher friend’s seventh grade class just got their first writing assignment. via National news in Norway did a piece on eye tests. Anchors had no clue. via The booty so good got this guy going full anchovy.…
    - 1 day ago 8 Oct 15, 9:52am -
  • Funny Pictures – October 7, 2015
    Sex Store Forced to change their sign after locals get their panties in a twist. via MC Shotgun. via Just not fair. via Friendly stoners save my car. via Saw this on Instagram #dontkillme via This dude on my Facebook is going as Lord Varys for Hallow…
    - 2 days ago 7 Oct 15, 12:47pm -
  • Funny Pictures – October 6, 2015
    Washing instructions on suit jacket. via I might need to have a talk with my daughter, but I’m not sure what I’d even say. via Subway graffiti I can get behind. via Sweet Jesus… via Tailgating actively discouraged… via Shady. via When you’r…
    - 3 days ago 6 Oct 15, 10:46am -
  • Funny Pictures – October 5, 2015
    My roommate’s mom was worried about the flooding down here in Charleston. This is what he sent her… via I’ve ridden a horse exactly once and been lucky enough to get this view. via How to handle solicitors. via So I was watching the news… via…
    - 4 days ago 5 Oct 15, 10:30am -


  • newTen Lucky Non-Japanese People Who Became Ninjas
    When the ninja movie trend hit theaters back in the 1980s a slew of action flicks were released that featured a non-Japanese fighter trained in the ways of Ninjutsu, the most shadowy of all martial arts.(YouTube Link)Viewers had always assumed only J…
    - 1 hour ago 9 Oct 15, 3:00pm -
  • newPixar Movies for the Next Few Years
    Mark your calendars:— Disney•Pixar (@DisneyPixar) October 8, 2015Pixar has released their movie schedule through 2019. Those of you starting families can go ahead plan your child’s bedroom decor…
    - 2 hours ago 9 Oct 15, 2:00pm -
  • newStore Owner Sets Trap For Burglar And Tapes The Whole Thing
    One of the most frustrating things about having your home or business broken into is the fact that the thieves are almost never caught in the act by law enforcement officials, and video isn't always enough to put them away for their crimes.Convenienc…
    - 3 hours ago 9 Oct 15, 1:00pm -
  • newThe Tupperware Queen
    How a single mom created a food-storage empire.(Image credit: John Ueland)On an unseasonably warm day in April 1954, hundreds of women in cowboy hats gathered outside Tupperware’s Florida headquarters to dig for buried treasure. There, in a nearb…
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  • newA Coat Rack Comes To Life In This Hilarious Prank Video
    Pulling off a terrifying prank is an integral part of Halloweentime for some people, and since most pranksters love to share their prank videos online it's a great time to enjoy some jump scaring fun.(YouTube Link)Magician and fright enthusiast Rahat…
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Weird Asia News

  • Chinese Company Forces Employees to Crawl Around Lake
    Of all the days to forget my knee pads at home. That has to be one of many thoughts floating...The post Chinese Company Forces Employees to Crawl Around Lake appeared first on Weird Asia News. Related posts:Cosmetic Company Makes Employees Crawl as F…
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  • The French Politely Ask You Not Pee On The Floor
    You can always count on the French to be polite about human waste. During a recent trip to the Alliance...The post The French Politely Ask You Not Pee On The Floor appeared first on Weird Asia News. Related posts:Japan Invents Palm-Sized Pee and Poop…
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  • Fiancé Demands Nude Pics of Bride-To-Be And Lands In Jail
    Marriage rates around the world have been in flux lately. Usually the United States’ statistics are trotted out as a...The post Fiancé Demands Nude Pics of Bride-To-Be And Lands In Jail appeared first on Weird Asia News. Related posts:Indian Bride…
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  • Man Buried Alive Under New Road
    Children oftentimes learn about the buddy system. You are assigned a buddy and it is your responsibility to make sure...The post Man Buried Alive Under New Road appeared first on Weird Asia News. Related posts:Chinese Man Still Alive After 13 Years o…
    - 17 days ago 22 Sep 15, 9:46pm -
  • Vietnamese Chickens Have Been Hitting the Gym
    There are some animals that are just weird. Today we have a new entry into that category: Dong Tao chickens....The post Vietnamese Chickens Have Been Hitting the Gym appeared first on Weird Asia News. Related posts:Chickens Wear Sunglasses: One Shady…
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Damn Interesting

  • 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, ten and multiples o…
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  • 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-driven sewing machi…
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  • Updated: A Special Note to the Writers at The Dollop
    Update, 10 July 2015: When I first discovered that The Dollop was using our writings in some of their episodes, I surmised that it was a callous and cynical plot to profit from others’ efforts. But following a turbulent yet predominantly civil conv…
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  • The Zero-Armed Bandit
    Listen to this episode“I don’t think it belongs here.” Such was the assessment of Bob Vinson, the graveyard shift supervisor at Harvey’s Wagon Wheel Casino in Lake Tahoe, Nevada. The “here” Vinson referred to was a nook just outside the t…
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  • The Derelict
    Listen to this episodeUnder ordinary circumstances, the final evening of a cruise aboard the luxury turbo-electric ocean liner SS Morro Castle was a splendid event. Hundreds of lady and gentlemen passengers would gather in the Grand Ballroom in their…
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  • Surface Tension
    Listen to this episodeLow-pressure weather systems are a familiar feature of the winter climate in the northern Atlantic. While they often drive wind, rain, and other unpleasantness against Europe’s rocky western margin, this is typically on a “m…
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  • Welcome to the Jungle
    Listen to this episodeIn 1744, a young geographer living in Spanish-colonial Peru with his wife and children decided the time had come to move the family back to his native France. Jean Godin des Odonais had come to Peru in 1735 as a part of a small…
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  • May Have Settled
    It was early in the morning on the 1st of May 1832 in New York City. The ordinarily gentle horse-drawn traffic of the up-and-coming metropolis seemed a bit more dense than usual, and as the morning progressed the avenues and boulevards became increas…
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  • The Clockmaker
    Transcript of audio:It was the middle of a cool September night in Munich, Germany. The year was 1939. In an otherwise unoccupied auditorium, a man knelt on hands and knees chiseling a square hole into a large stone pillar. The lights were all turne…
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  • White Death
    Listen to this episodeIn April of 1938, representatives from the USSR approached the Finnish government and expressed a concern that Nazi Germany could attempt to invade Russia, and such an attack might come through parts of Finland. The Finns replie…
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Weird Russia

We Interrupt

The Unusual Times

  • A tear-stained history of sadness and melancholia
    “My melancholy is the most faithful mistress I have known, what wonder, then, that I love her in return.”— Søren KierkegaardAs summer dies and the golden macabre hand of autumn drags us to the frozen grave of winter, we decide to stay indoo…
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  • Around the world in 80 cucumbers: The Cucumbers of Rome
    Emperor Tiberius loved cucumbers, as did both the rich and poor of Rome…or did they? Find out why everything you think you know about Roman cucumbers may not be true.Emperor Tiberius of Rome grew cucumbers in his greenhouse and insisted on eating…
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  • Tall stories from the gin palace #6: The emotional life of cucumbers
    Way back in the year 2015, cucumbers did not have the vote. The world hadn’t even sorted out the fair treatment of animals yet, let alone the rights of fruits and vegetables. It was not until 2022 that it was discovered that cucumbers had a rich an…
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  • A society for men who can’t sing in the bath: Edmund Kean & The Wolf Club
    Precious few things are more enjoyable than being recumbent in a steaming hot bath with a popular tune on your lips. That some cursed individuals should be expressly forbidden from the practice of bath-time singing is a crying shame, and yet that is…
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  • The cad’s guide to dating: How to engineer a truly terrible date
    A first date is a ritual to test your suitability for a potential partner; as a cad is clearly unsuitable for anyone, it is his or her responsibility to engineer the worst possible date.1. Choose the right venue: an abattoir cafeteria or a picnic ne…
    - 29 days ago 10 Sep 15, 2:37pm -

Atlas Obscura

  • newTiny Star Wars Chocolates, I Am Your Father
    Don't listen to Yoda! You can indeed try each of these desserts. (Image: Faith & Flower/Instagram)Star Wars fans: you can't watch The Force Awakens until December, and you can't go to Star Wars Land until... sometime later than that. But if you're…
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  • newFOUND: The Color of Pluto's Sky
    Pluto is surrounded by a haze of blue.The New Horizons space probe has sent back color photos of the dwarf planet on the edge of our solar system, and Pluto is ringed by blue—courtesy of a cloud of soot-like particles. These particles aren't…
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  • newQueen Tamar Airport in Mestia, Georgia
    The view of most small, rural institutions is that they will be either utilitarian at best, and dilapidated at worst, But in Georgia, out of the way buildings seem to simply be opportunities to create strange and often beautiful pieces of singular…
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  • newWhy All the Cool New Dinosaurs Are From Asia And South America
    How we imagined prehistory in the mid-1800s (Image: Henry de la Beche/Wikimedia)When paleontologists look for a place to find dinosaur bones, they’re searching out spots with a few particular qualities. The rocks need to be the right age, and the…
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  • newThe Hardscrabble Side of America, in Previously Unseen Photos from the 1970s
    When Jesse Pollock, founder of Unpiano Books, published a collection of his father Arthur Pollock's pictures in 2011, he was merely scraping the surface of the elder Pollock's oeuvre. Arthur spent many years traveling around New England and the M…
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Strange Inventions

  • Wearable Robot That Feeds You Tomatoes
    A Tokyo company designed a robot to feed you tomatoes while you run.
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  • Barbie Head Shoes
    Included in footwear designer Jeffrey Campbell’s summer 2013 collection are shoes that have clear heels filled with the heads of Barbie dolls. There’s also a version filled with Ken heads. Of course, these shoes are now all the rage in Japan. –…
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  • Inflatable Umbrella Hat
    “Rain Bonnet, Los Angeles, is making an inflatable hat-umbrella of Vinylite plastic. Blowing into a small valve inflates the hat’s tubular brim to the size of a woman’s umbrella. When deflated the entire unit fits into a Vinylite envelope the s…
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  • Pee Pocket
    The Pee Pocket is the device that allows women to pee standing up. It was designed by a heart surgeon, who is planning to come out with a camouflage version of the pee pocket marketed to hunters. Says the inventor in an interview with Local News 8 of…
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  • Facial Fitness PAO
    Facial Fitness PAO is a bizarre face-exercising device by Hong Kong-based firm Shun Hing Life & Beauty (SHLAB). The device features two wing-like appendages that flap vigorously — the user is expected to hold the flapping device in their mouth in o…
    - 23 Aug 14, 3:22pm -
  • The Chairless Chair, an invisible chair that you can wear
    It’s called the Chairless Chair and you wear it on your legs like an exoskeleton: when it’s not activated, you can walk normally or even run. And then, at the touch of a button, it locks into place and you can sit down on it. Like a chair that is…
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Historic Mysteries

  • The Vanished Village at Anjikuni Lake
    Historic MysteriesHistoric Mysteries - Unexplained mysteries, ancient places, and paranormal events.According to folklore, an entire Inuit village disappeared from the shores of Anjikuni Lake in 1930. Skeptics state it is an urban legend. But is i…
    - 3 days ago 6 Oct 15, 2:15pm -
  • Ancient Graffiti
    Historic MysteriesHistoric Mysteries - Unexplained mysteries, ancient places, and paranormal events.Ancient graffiti bears a lot of resemblance to modern day graffiti. We take a look at the history of graffiti by taking a closer look at some exampl…
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  • Route 666
    Historic MysteriesHistoric Mysteries - Unexplained mysteries, ancient places, and paranormal events.Route 666, also known as Devil's Highway, is a scenic 200 mile stretch of road known by motorists for its hellhounds, ghostly figures and Indian skin…
    - 13 days ago 26 Sep 15, 4:52pm -
  • Was Rachel Donelson Jackson a Bigamist?
    Historic MysteriesHistoric Mysteries - Unexplained mysteries, ancient places, and paranormal events.She was the wife of President Andrew Jackson. But some believe Rachel Donelson Jackson was also a bigamist. Read more about this 18th century scand…
    - 18 days ago 21 Sep 15, 1:44pm -
  • The Ghost Ship Lady Lovibond
    Historic MysteriesHistoric Mysteries - Unexplained mysteries, ancient places, and paranormal events.The triple masted schooner Lady Lovibond left no survivors when it wrecked on the Goodwin Sands. But sightings of this ship continued into the 20th c…
    - 20 days ago 19 Sep 15, 2:57pm -

The Human Marvels

  • 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…
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  • 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,…
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  • 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…
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  • 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 -
  • Ursula Blütchen – The Polar Bear Princess
    The ‘Polar Bear Princess’, Ursula Blütchen, was born in Dresden, Germany on June 6, 1927 to an average working class family. Widely regarded as the most sensational animal trainer to have ever lived, Ursula’s unusual career didn’t begin unti…
    - 26 Aug 13, 6:21pm -

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

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Unusual Places

  • Plitvice Lakes National Park – A Natural Wonder of Lakes Tumbling Into Each Other
    Somewhere between Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina lies a natural European wonder which, surprisingly, is hardly known by the inhabitants of this continent. However, the Plitvice Lakes National Park has been inhabited by strong conquerors that live…
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  • Nature’s Rebirth in Chernobyl
    This is the abandoned city of Pripyat, Ukraine. There are very few people, who have not heard of this place. Pripyat once housed the families of thousands. Mostly, they were Chernobyl Nuclear Plant workers, who were forced to abandon their homes afte…
    - 39 days ago 31 Aug 15, 2:06pm -
  • USA’s Largest Abandoned Subway is in Cincinnati – and Most Locals Are Unaware of It
    They say nothing is what it seems – and when it comes to Cincinnati, Ohio, things couldn’t be more accurate. Beneath this American city lies a nearly 100 years old subway tunnel with a length of over 3.5 km – and most inhabitants are unaware of…
    - 41 days ago 29 Aug 15, 8:10am -
  • The Crystal Mill
    The Crystal Mill (Old Mill) or historically known as the Sheep Mountain Mill, is one of the most beautiful, picturesque and reputed to be the most photographed area in Colorado state. It’s located above the Crystal River in Crystal, Colorado, betwe…
    - 44 days ago 26 Aug 15, 10:49am -
  • Travel 500 Years Back in Time – The Mystifying Park of the Monsters, Italy
    If you plan on visiting Italy, most likely Rome is on your top visiting locations. But just 60 miles from the first ever metropolis of the world, lies an enchanted place, less known by tourists: The Park Of Monsters (Parco dei Monstri). A one hour dr…
    - 45 days ago 25 Aug 15, 1:16pm -
  • Treasures of the Bavarian forest: the longest tree top walk in the world
    The Bavarian Forest National Park shelters what is thought to be the most breathtaking top walk in the world. Located just outside the small town of Neuschönau, the unique creation is the longest tree top walk from all over the globe with over 1300…
    - 47 days ago 23 Aug 15, 4:20pm -
  • Navagio Beach, Zakynthos island, Greece
    From the white villages of Santorini to the charming fishing villages of Koufonissia, we’ve come to expect the spectacular from the Greek islands. But even by those lofty standards,  Navagio Beach is special, for this is a beautiful beach cove wit…
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  • Witness the power of Mother Nature: An abandoned fishing village turns completely green!
    There’s an old saying: Mother nature always takes back what she gave. That is absolutely the case here. Hidden in the Shengsi Archipelago, China, lies an abandoned fishing village, where every man made structure has been overtaken by lush green vin…
    - 62 days ago 8 Aug 15, 8:36am -

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…
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  • 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

  • newLearning Urinal Simulator describes itself as a "learning urinal simulator":You have to go pee, you come to a public washroom and some toilets are used, which will you use? This simulator simulates this critical life desision and will let you know where you "sta…
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  • newFlowers of Darkness
    This scare-documentary certainly starts out by making a good case for drugs as an antidote to the horrors of life, even showing an image of Buddha as celebrity endorsement.
    - 4 hours ago 9 Oct 15, 11:52am -
  • Stare at a stranger day
    Get ready for October 15th, when the "World's Biggest Eye Contact Experiment" is scheduled to take place in cities throughout the world. The idea is that on this day lots of people will "share a minutes eye contact with strangers in public to rebuild…
    - 1 day ago 8 Oct 15, 12:17pm -
  • Insect Aircraft
    This 1906 article is the lone reference I can find on the internet to this craft, and I suspect it never existed except on paper.
    - 1 day ago 8 Oct 15, 11:32am -
  • Postmortem Tattoo Preservation
    The National Association for the Preservation of Skin Art recently launched. Its mission is to preserve the tattoos of any of its members who have died. They claim they have a "new proprietary process" of preservation which helps them to do this. Of…
    - 2 days ago 7 Oct 15, 12:37pm -

Fact Day

  • 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…
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  • ‘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 -
  • The Adults Who Live In Treehouses
    In this short documentary, The Atlantic interviewed people who build, live in and love treehouses. These are far from the forts of childhood memory, though. via
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