Quite Interesting News
1.0M views | +24 today
Follow
Quite Interesting News
The world's news, with a QI edge
Curated by The QI Elves
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by The QI Elves
Scoop.it!

Dracula church where it's raining bones! Debris from cliff-top graves falls on town after landslide

Dracula church where it's raining bones! Debris from cliff-top graves falls on town after landslide | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
Heavy rainfall saturated the soil and led to the mudslide at St Mary's Church in Whitby. It is feared more of the cliff will collapse destroying the church and other buildings near it.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by The QI Elves
Scoop.it!

Monopoly Game Token Vote Goes to Social Media

Monopoly Game Token Vote Goes to Social Media | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
Which token will get retired, and which will replace it?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by The QI Elves
Scoop.it!

Barbed wire leads to 40k euros spend on footballs in Irish prisons

Barbed wire leads to 40k euros spend on footballs in Irish prisons | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
Razor wire security nets are to blame for the average 40,000 euros a year being spent on footballs for Irish prisoners.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by The QI Elves
Scoop.it!

Winner of fishing contest stole bass from aquarium, court hears

Winner of fishing contest stole bass from aquarium, court hears | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
When the winner of a sea fishing contest proudly showed off the 13lb bass he claimed to have hooked, the judges were suitably impressed.
more...
Tisme's Page's comment, January 13, 2013 12:58 PM
It was thiiiiisss big! :o)
Scooped by The QI Elves
Scoop.it!

People With Brown Eyes Appear More Trustworthy, But That’s Not The Whole Story

People With Brown Eyes Appear More Trustworthy, But That’s Not The Whole Story | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
Take a moment to look at yourself in the mirror. I want you to really examine your features—the curves, lines and shapes that make up your ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by The QI Elves
Scoop.it!

Dutch council executive recommends peeing in the shower to save water.

A council official in the Drenthe municipality of Aa en Hunze is recommending people pee while having a shower in order to save water and cash.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by The QI Elves
Scoop.it!

Coca-Cola Recommended to Treat Stomach Blockages

Coca-Cola Recommended to Treat Stomach Blockages | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
The soft drink might rot your teeth, but it's actually an effective first line of treatment for some stomach blockages.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by The QI Elves
Scoop.it!

Physics students disprove children's author Roald Dahl's peach calculation

Physics students disprove children's author Roald Dahl's peach calculation | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
Four students have calculated that it would take 2,425,907 seagulls, rather than the 501 described in Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach, to airlift the giant peach across the Atlantic Ocean.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by The QI Elves
Scoop.it!

Taiwan pensioners bet on when terminally ill cancer patients will die

Taiwan pensioners bet on when terminally ill cancer patients will die | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
Senior citizens' clubs have set up more than 10 gaming houses in Taiwan as the bizarre trend has taken off
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by The QI Elves
Scoop.it!

Roman Kids Showed Off Status with Shoes

Roman Kids Showed Off Status with Shoes | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
The discovery of ancient shoes reveals footwear was a big deal even on the Roman frontier.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by The QI Elves
Scoop.it!

Indian Business Man Buys $22K Gold Shirt To Impress Women

Indian Business Man Buys $22K Gold Shirt To Impress Women | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
Some people will do anything to turn the heads of the opposite s-x, but this doesn’t seem like a good move. Datta Phuge of India wants a woman so badly that he spent $22,754 (£14, 000) on a gold shirt.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by The QI Elves
Scoop.it!

Doctor eats world's hottest curry… and it's so violent he gets hallucinations and chefs have to wear goggles to make it

Doctor eats world's hottest curry… and it's so violent he gets hallucinations and chefs have to wear goggles to make it | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
Consultant radiologist Ian Rothwell, 55, took over an hour to polish off the chicken dish - which tops six million units on the Scoville Scale - in Grantham, Lincolnshire.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by The QI Elves
Scoop.it!

Brazil mayor in donkey legal spat

Brazil mayor in donkey legal spat | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
A Brazilian mayor who rode a donkey to his inauguration despite a court order banning him could face prosecution, reports say.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by The QI Elves
Scoop.it!

Every child in North Korea gets sweets for Kim Jong-un’s birthday

Every child in North Korea gets sweets for Kim Jong-un’s birthday | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
The world’s youngest head of state was born on January 8, though nobody’s quite sure in which year.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by The QI Elves
Scoop.it!

Extinct echidna may be alive and well in Australia

Extinct echidna may be alive and well in Australia | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
Tantalising research suggests the long-beaked echidna, thought long extinct in Australia, could still exist in the Kimberley.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by The QI Elves
Scoop.it!

107 held for poisoning woman

107 held for poisoning woman | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
A total of 107 people have been arrested for allegedly killing an Eastern Cape woman by poisoning her, after they suspected her of hiding a man who allegedly raped and killed an 18-year-old girl.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by The QI Elves
Scoop.it!

Trump Demands $5 Million From Bill Maher Following His 'Sex With Orangutan' Comment

Trump Demands $5 Million From Bill Maher Following His 'Sex With Orangutan' Comment | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
Donald Trump sent a letter to Bill Maher Tuesday demanding $5 million in regards to an Maher made recently on air.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by The QI Elves
Scoop.it!

Huge new flying frog discovered in Vietnam

Huge new flying frog discovered in Vietnam | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
An Australian biologist has uncovered a new species of flying frog in Vietnam.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by The QI Elves
Scoop.it!

Oldest Roman Hairstyle Recreated for First Time

Oldest Roman Hairstyle Recreated for First Time | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
The secrets of hairdos of revered Roman priestesses revealed.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by The QI Elves
Scoop.it!

Want to drive safely? Listen to Elton John, Aerosmith or S Club 7

Want to drive safely? Listen to Elton John, Aerosmith or S Club 7 | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
The choice of CD for a long car journey has long been the cause of family friction. But new research has revealed that which song drivers listen to can even influence how safe they are on the roads.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by The QI Elves
Scoop.it!

Christmas tree throwing world championships held in Germany

Christmas tree throwing world championships held in Germany | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
Competitors in Germany find a novel way to get rid of their old Christmas trees – by seeing how far they can throw them.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by The QI Elves
Scoop.it!

Baby Wasps Disinfect Cockroaches Before Eating Them

Baby Wasps Disinfect Cockroaches Before Eating Them | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
The wasp larvae cover their cockroach food in antibiotics.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by The QI Elves
Scoop.it!

Monster Black Hole Burp Surprises Scientists

Monster Black Hole Burp Surprises Scientists | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
The spectacular outburst is 10 times brighter than the biggest supernova.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by The QI Elves
Scoop.it!

Fifteen New Planets Discovered in Habitable Zones --"Earth-Sized Moons Prime Life Candidates"

Fifteen New Planets Discovered in Habitable Zones --"Earth-Sized Moons Prime Life Candidates" | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
Fifteen new planets have been discovered orbiting in the habitable zones of other stars by volunteers from the Oxford University-led Zooniverse project, adding to the 19 similar planets already discovered in habitable zones, where the temperature...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by The QI Elves
Scoop.it!

Japanese man buys £1 million tuna

Japanese man buys £1 million tuna | Quite Interesting News | Scoop.it
A bluefin tuna sold for a record 155.4 million yen (£1.09 million) at a Tokyo auction, smashing last year's previous highest price.
more...
No comment yet.