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Meet ten people who, for various reasons, ended up hiding from the world for decades.
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From the guy who got naked to ask pop star Miley Cyrus to prom, to the student who got a porn star to be his date â€“ check out these 10 crazy attempts to score a celebrity prom date!
14 years ago, Steve Fugate took it upon himself to walk across America, as therapy after losing his son. Since then, he has achieved his goal 6 times, and is currently on his seventh attempt.
The selfie has evolved from simple voyeurism into a competition for extreme poses and locations. Take a look.
Never before seen in biology, a state of matter called "disordered hyperuniformity" has been discovered in the eye of a chicken. (Strange State of Matter Found in Chicken's Eye: Never before seen in biology, a state of matter called "disor...
In a bid to keep up with the hipster beard trend, New York men are opting for a bizarre form of plastic surgery – facial hair transplants. I didn’t even know this was possible, but apparently, the procedure results in a real-looking beard.
Summer camp in the town of Mogyoród, Hungary plays out slightly differently than what most kids are used to in other parts of the world.
Many say that making good coffee is an art within itself, but receiving your espresso with an amazing drawing on top is even more impressive.
Cheese is not just food, it’s a variety show. It has fascinated humanity for a long time, inspiring people to refer to it as 'milk’s leap toward immortality' .
Click here to read more... (Bats practice oral sex in order to make the intercourse last longer! ---> http://t.co/8NMFqZAflZ)
Move over bunk beds, these awesome convertible beds totally take the cake.
If in the middle of the winter, a friend suggests going "snow swimming," our advice would be to take a pass. Don't just take our word on it, though. Watch what happens when these two guys in the video above from Shane Campbell decide to...
It belongs to the genus Sapphirina, and its skin – which can flicker from brilliant blue to near-invisible in an instant – is something you truly need to see to believe. Read more...
Fort Zverev, built in the 1870s by Russian engineer Konstantin Zverev, lies in complete ruins today. Nonetheless, it is as much of an attraction now as it was in its heyday.
For the likes of Mohammed Khurshid Hussain, from Hyderabad, India, having just one Guinness World Record isn’t good enough.
He chain smokes. He loves his guns. And he almost looks homeless. But he's actually pretty damn awesome. Meet Doug Coulter. A gunsmith who's also an amazing DIY engineer. So amazing that he's built a nuclear fusion reactor in his basement.
Humans are far from the only creatures with the ability to shape the environment in their favor. From insects and arachnids to marine invertebrates and mammals, the animal kingdom is rife with members who all construct their own habitats.
Imagine the person sleeping next to you suddenly sitting bolt upright and screaming wildly. You try to console them, but they don't respond. Then, after a few minutes, they fall back asleep as if nothing happened.
Gangs have been the scourge of society for centuries, but here are a few stories about them that may make you laugh, gasp, or say WTF.
You need to have a map at hand when you’re making travel plans. Most people prefer packing one in their backpacks, but this one guy chose to put it some place he can never lose it – his back.
Although Cambodia has a fine network of railway tracks dating back to the French colonial days, there are hardly any trains running these days. Real trains, that is.
From nominees who drop acid before the show to ungrateful winners who refuse the award altogether, here are 10 of the strangest moments in Oscar history.
Click here to read more... (Nikola Tesla was voluntarily chaste --> http://t.co/enGVowGvFK)
When trying to make a move on someone you're into, we'd never recommend a cheesy pick-up line (No, not even ironic ones -- you hipster you).
We've probably all made a few pancakes in amusingly shaped blobs, but Nathan Shields takes pancake to a whole new level of art.
Regardless of your political views, a soldier's homecoming is probably one of the most joyful moments to witness. Take a look at these people who went the extra mile to surprise their loved ones.