For a lot of people, the term “ethical fur” is nothing more than an oxymoron, since it still involves killing animals for their pelts, but one fashion designer is actually legitimizing the expression by using roadkill for her fur accessories.
Organic foods are generally good for you, but there are some really weird products out there that make you wonder, “Who buys this stuff?” Like this black colored water that is supposedly better for you than plain old regular water.
We tend to think of calculators as devices house in dull plastic boxes, but these calculators show them for the range of mechanical wonders that they are, from gleaming dials to monkey-shaped viewers to pens from some retrofuturistic world.
From the woman who went on a rampage because she couldn't get Chicken McNuggets to the man who put his testicles on a customer's pizza, check out these 10 food related crimes which will put you off your lunch!
It's assumed that lock picking skills are really only useful for breaking into someone's office in search of sensitive documents. But in reality they could facilitate an emergency escape, or even let you back into your home, if you lose your keys.
Color photography wasn't common until the 1970s, so we've only seen history's most famous people in black and white. Today's technology enables us to "colorize" photos, and gives us a chance to see what people really looked like in their time.
An elementary school in Tiantai, in China’s Zhejiang Province, has a 200-meter running track built on its roof. It’s a strange place to have children running, but the school’s authorities didn’t have much of a choice.
Dead Raising Team (DRT) is a team of evangelical Christians who boast that they can raise people from the dead with their prayers. Tyler Johnson, the group’s charismatic leader, claims to be responsible for bringing 13 corpses back to life!
A man ordering a sandwich threw a live snake at a Tim Horton’s employee during an argument about diced onions. A sheep wearing a Christmas sweater was wandering the streets of Omaha. A deer was eating marijuana in Oregon.
There are many unsung heroes in history, but what's more amazing is how many people not only saved a few lives, but possibly the whole world. Here are a few amazing men and women who you probably owe your life to.
Take a guess at what this sentence means - "Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo." It really has a proper meaning. And it's part of a whole group of one-word sentences. Read more...
The isolated Dutch village of Hogewey, located on the outskirts of the town of Weesp, has only 152 inhabitants who seem to be living a normal life – they eat, sleep, walk around the village and visit shops and restaurants.
In another entry in the list of fake papers submitted to predatory journals, engineer Alex Smolyanitsky sent in some randomly generated text written by a pair of Simpsons characters — and Kim Jon Fun — and it was accepted by two of them Read more...