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The universe is full of weird substances like liquid metal and whatever preservative keeps Larry King alive. But mankind isn't happy to accept the weirdness of nature when we can create our own abominations of science that, due to the miracle of technology, spit in nature's face and call it retarded. That's why we came up with...
Design can change your relationship to your environment. Take these funny urinals…. very creative design to transform everyday objects to spark a laugh or make you a bit uncomfortable. Nevertheless it makes your stay memorable for sure. We all need to use urinals at public places many times. But if you get these amazing and one of the best of the world to pee, you would definitely go there.
Barn Cars A New York man retired. He wanted to use his retirement money wisely, and decided to buy a home and a few acres in Portugal.
This is the fourth installment of our series where we prove that sometimes, real life is stranger than Photoshop (see Part One , Part Two and Part Three ). So enjoy our continuing chronicle of jaw-dropping pics that make you shout "FAKE!" the moment you see them, but in fact are not.
We're not going to bullshit you. Look hard enough, and you can find "amazing" coincidences anywhere. With a whole universe to work with, sometimes the stars are going to align just right. But, even cynical types like us have to admit that sometimes this stuff can get downright creepy . A Terrifyingly Accurate Prediction by Edgar Allan Poe
(mandysellars.com) The man who survived a 500-foot fall. The twin who lived inside his brother?s belly for three decades. The toddler who doesn?t age.
THEY'RE HERE! 2010 DARWIN AWARDS - You've been waiting for them with bated breath, so without further ado, here are the 2010 Darwin Awards.Eighth Place In Detroit, a 41-year-old man got stuck and drowned in two feet of water after squeezing head first through an 18-inch-wide sewer grate to retrieve his car keys. Seventh Place A 49-year-old San Francisco stockbroker, who "totally zoned when he ran", accidentally jogged off a 100-foot high cliff on his daily run. Sixth Place While at the beach, Daniel Jones, 21, dug an 8 foot hole for protection from the wind and had been sitting in a beach chair at the bottom, when it collapsed, burying him beneath 5 feet of sand.
(Above: Scientists examine a 15-year-old girl who lived in the Inca Empire, then was sacrificed and remained frozen for 500 years) Incas fattened up their children before sacrifice on the volcano The Times October 2, 2007 Grim evidence of how the Incas “fattened up” children before sacrificing them to their gods has emerged from a new analysis of hair from two 500-year-old mummies preserved near the summit of a volcano…
NOTE: FNH is on hiatus for a few months and will feature reposts and limited new material. 18 Kit-Kat Flavors You’ve (Probably) Never Tried Oh Japan… what will you think of next?
This may come to you as a surprise or a silly joke, but it’s nothing but the truth. The popular CGI cartoon Shrek actually existed! Rather, his ogre-ific head was modeled after a real person; he was called Maurice Tillet and he was actually a very intelligent person: a poet and writer who could speak 14 languages, and sure enough he did use plenty of colorful idioms (;)). Tillet was born in 1903, and as a teenager he manifested a rare disease called acromegaly, which caused his bones to grow uncontrollably.
Here's a photo coincidence on the lines of the post I published called Photo Taken Of Father Showed His Missing Daughter . I came across this new one by chance on a video from WXII 12 TV . The odds against this coincidence happening must be millions to 1. Young newly weds Alex and Donna Voutsinas were looking through some of Donna's old photos from when she was a child and came across one of her at Disney World. Nothing too unusual about this, you may say. Donna is at the front of the photo, see above, with one of the Disney characters and then Alex spotted something - his dad!
With graduation just around the corner, college seniors are thinking about the future. Sure, there are always the standard career choices—doctor, lawyer, teacher—but there are plenty of other options no one ever hears about. Some sound tempting, like a professional waterslide tester, while others will make you count your blessings (ahem, odor tester?).
Ever wonder what the colors of the tie tags on loaves of bread represent? They're a code designating the day of the week on which a loaf was baked: * Blue: Monday * Green: Tuesday * Red: Thursday * White: Friday * Yellow: Saturday[...] An easy way to remember it, though, is to simply recall the alphabet. The colors run in alphabetical order, so the earlier they appear in the alphabet, the earlier in the week the bread was baked. And it’s true.
By Daily Mail Reporter UPDATED: 05:39 GMT, 10 March 2011 As shaggy dog stories go, the one about Norman the very bright Briard who is a wizz riding his scooter ranks high on the list. The clever canine, who lives with the Cobb family in Canton, Georgia, competes in many obedience competitions and received his Companion Dog Title at just 15 months of age after four first place finishes.