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137 Freaky Wikipedia Entries

137 Freaky Wikipedia Entries

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Weird sea creatures discovered in Antarctic A new species of yeti crab piles around the hydrothermal vents in Antarctica. NERC ChEsSo Consortium Scientists doing their first exploring of deep-sea vents in the Antarctic have uncovered a world unlike anything found around other hydrothermal vents, one populated by new species of anemones, predatory sea stars, and piles of hairy-chested yeti crabs. It was "almost like a sight from another planet," said expedition leader Alex Rogers, a professor of zoology at Oxford University. Even in the eye-popping world of deep-sea vents, the Antarctic discoveries stand out, with the unfamiliar species of crabs found crowded in piles around the warm waters emanating from the seafloor. Many of the animals found at the vents have never been found at hydrothermal vents in other oceans, Rogers said.

Gingerbreads Head Recipie The season of giving will be upon us in just a few short days. I love December. People start baking and sharing sweets with friends and family … even people that might not normally bake any other time of the year. There is just something about the holidays and baking for others that makes people feel good to give. I like to give fudge, pies, cake balls, cookies… cookies … and more cookies. I don’t really have a favorite kind though. 120 Ways to Boost Your Brain Power Here are 120 things you can do starting today to help you think faster, improve memory, comprehend information better and unleash your brain’s full potential. Solve puzzles and brainteasers.Cultivate ambidexterity. Use your non-dominant hand to brush your teeth, comb your hair or use the mouse. Write with both hands simultaneously. Switch hands for knife and fork.Embrace ambiguity.

6 Secret Monopolies You Didn't Know Run the World The American revolutionaries gave their lives for a future in which each man would have the freedom to make his own choices. That dream has come true in the form of supermarket aisles that contain 50 different cereals with the word "oat" in their name, five marshmallow based cereals with a monster theme and 12 different varieties of Cheerios alone. God Bless America. What would you say if I told you that dream was a lie? That all these brands you think you're picking and choosing between are all sock puppets on the many tentacles of a few, lesser known companies? I don't know what you would say, but we're about to find out.

13 Cool Plastic Shopping Bags Apparently the U.S. is lagging way behind Europe when it comes to witty shopping bag design. These 13 were spotted on an interesting site called BoredPanda.com, which calls itself “a highly visual oddities magazine dedicated to showcasing the world’s most creative artworks, offbeat products and everything that’s really weird or wonderful.” A perfect fit for the _floss, I’d say! As always, let us know your favorite in the comments below.

1000 Interesting Facts Butterflies cannot fly if their body temperature is less than 86 degrees. Neurons multiply at a rate 250,000 neurons per minute during early pregnancy. Elephants have the longest pregnancy in the animal kingdom at 22 months. 11 Tips to improve your Acting and Modeling Audition 11 Acting and Modeling Audition Tips The following article concludes the top 11 Audition Tips to ensure that you show good performance and body language. Make sure that all the preparation you do for a Audition isn’t in worthless. Your body language is key to Modeling and Acting Audition success. The top 10 ways to improve your Acting and Modeling auditions when you go to a new Production house or Ad Agency are as follows: 1) Don't refer anyone as Uncle or Aunty Mumbai film and Advertising industry people take this as a insult, and nobody wants and unwanted relative, be professional use the best word "Sir" or "Madam" or add "ji" with there name, this brings more respect. 2) Make Good Eye Contact Make good, strong eye contact.

Honest Movie Titles For This Year's Oscar Nominees Let's, now that we officially know who the nominees are, pretend that we've seen, discussed and formed valid critical opinions on the contenders in this year's Best Film race and laugh knowingly at these reductive remixes of their movie posters - Honest Titles For 2013's Oscar Nominated Movies. It's funny because it's true! See the rest at College Humour. 10 Random, Obscure Facts 1) In his first year of college at age 17, Edgar Allen Poe gambled away all of his scholarship aid, and often showed up in class drunk-even during examinations. In spite of his slovenly behavior, Edgar had the highestgrades in his class. 2) In Bhutan government policy is based on Gross National Happiness. Therefore most street advertising is banned, as are tobacco and plastic bags. 3) WD-40 stands for Water Displacement, 40th attempt. That’s how many tries it took Norm Larsen, a chemist, to concoct a formula that would prevent corrosion by displacing water.

Dead Sea Scrolls Are Now Online : The Two-Way hide captionShai Halevi, a photographer working for the Israel Antiquities Authority, IAA, photographs fragments of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Sebastian Scheiner/AP Shai Halevi, a photographer working for the Israel Antiquities Authority, IAA, photographs fragments of the Dead Sea Scrolls. The Dead Sea Scrolls are 2,000 years old and very sensitive to direct light. At the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, where they are housed, the scrolls are rotated every few months to minimize the damage. As Bloomberg explains it, the Great Isaiah Scroll, which is the most ancient biblical manuscript on Earth, is so sensitive that only a copy of it is on display.

21 Hidden Secrets of the Illuminati « 100 Musical Footsteps to celebrate Angels and Demons (dan brown’s latest film), I play a little devil’s advocate here. After all, the Illuminati CONTROL EVERYTHING, don’t they? 1. they control the media. yep, cnn, bbc, fox news, printed pages. Everything

50 Simple Ways to Pay It Forward — the halfway point Don’t wait for people to be friendly, show them how. ~Author Unknown Recently, I read a little paragraph in a fellow blogger’s post about paying it forward and it made me smile. At a toll booth, he paid for his vehicle’s fee and the one behind him. This is something my husband and I did often years ago when we would cross the Golden Gate bridge several times a month. Not everytime, but often, we would pay our toll fee and that of the car behind us. 10 Awesome Infographics for Graphic Designers As a graphic designer, you’ve probably designed at least a few infographics for your clients – or even for fun. You can create (and sell) infographics for any topic or industry, which means infographics can be a lucrative source of income. Some designers make a full-time living designing infographics alone.

List of common misconceptions From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This incomplete list is not intended to be exhaustive. This list corrects erroneous beliefs that are currently widely held about notable topics.

well wikipedia articles can be written by anyone and so it's never guaranteed they are 100% correct... by nathancondorhaines Jan 10

I know they are wikipedia entries and so may not be facts, but it's still probably the most appropriate place to put it. by nathancondorhaines Jan 10

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