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8 Weird Mysteries of the Internet

Wherever people gather, there will be discussions about something strange and unexplained, and those conversations will grow into urban legends. The …

Mysterious, Terrifying Worm Appears in Taiwan

What the heck is this thing?! No one knows. A video shot on a dock in Pengu, Taiwan shows a long <b>bright green worm</b> (auto-start video) shooting its …

Taiwan

A Kid Confused A Red Thong With A Rose And Gave It To His Teacher

A rose is a flower. It has petals. It has a stem. It has thorns.<br>A thong is not a flower. It does not have petals. It does not have a stem. It’s underwear.<p>It’s important we all know the difference because some middle school kid “accidentally” confused the two and gave a thong to his teacher. This, …

Middle School

‘Planet Of The Apes’ Inches Closer As We Learn Chimps Prefer To Cook Their Food

One thing we generally don’t learn in science classes is that the psychology and neurology of animals is poorly understood. But as we’re exploring how they interact with their environment, we’re learning far more about how they engage with the world around them. And also, in the case of the …

Food

What Happens When You're Caught Counting Cards At A Casino?

Casinos really don’t like it when players start to win big, and they get really upset when they think you’ve been counting cards, but what actually …

Just an Octopus, Carrying His Stuff

When diver Julian Finn saw this octopus walking along the sea floor carrying two halves of a coconut shell, he couldn’t stop laughing at the …

Seafloor

Parkour Madman Jumps From Balcony To Balcony 43 Stories Above Ground

(Image Link)<p>There are many different degrees of what people refer to as Parkour- some of it involves jumping around and over stuff in the city, other …

Parkour

The Internet’s Best Reactions To Shia LaBeouf’s Motivational Video

Everyone’s favorite child star (and actual cannibal) Shia LaBeouf is an internet meme again with a green screen and three words: “Just Do It.”<p>The original video was a project by students at Central Saint Martins BA Fine Arts program titled <i>#Introductions</i>. They filmed a series of short segments with …

Chroma Keying

This Guy’s Epic Drug-Fueled ‘God Is Here’ Rant Ends Just Like You’d Expect It To

A quick look at the above video reveals two things about its ranting subject:<p>He likes wearing camouflage shorts and nothing else.<br>• “God is here” is on par with “F*ck you!” in terms of drug-fueled religious fanaticism.<p>According you YouTuber Prometheus DaVinci, a “neighbor goes off on drug induced God …

Karate

Seth Meyers Celebrated Patriot Act Provisions Expiring With A Group Of ‘NSA Employees’

Three provisions of the Patriot Act expired on Sunday, and <i>Late Night</i> host Seth Meyers checked in with NSA employees to get their reactions.<p>The “NSA Employees,” played by comedians John Lutz and Conner O’Malley<i>,</i> were divided on the decision. Lutz was “ecstatic” that he wouldn’t have to listen to …

Seth Meyers

It’s Same Dirt, Different Day In The Official Trailer For ‘Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser’

The first trailer for <i>Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser</i> is here, and nothing makes sense, but that’s why people seem to love this character so much. When we catch up with J.D., as Dennis Miller’s talk radio know-it-all calls him, he’s raising three daughters with Brandy, but then a tornado whips through …

Trailers

9 Ways Japanese Schools Are Different From American Schools

Japan is known for having extreme work schedules, an extremely strange sense of humor that's a bit out of sync with their (seemingly) reserved …

Japan

The Jungle Mirrors

<b>YouTube Link</b><p>This excellent video footage was captured by French photographer Xavier Hubert Brierre, who has shot similar footage in the past …

Animals

Baby Elephant's Collapse is No Trouble His Herd Can't Handle

<b>YouTube Link</b><p>In this sweet footage that reinforces everything animal lovers know and like about the caring family and herd behavior of elephants, a …

Animals

Kung Fury: the Movie

When we posted the trailer for the potential movie <i>Kung Fury</i> a year-and-a-half ago, we described it thusly:<p>Kung Fury is a trailer that would like to …

Animation

10,000 Years of Artificial Cranial Modification

Changing the shape of one’s skull is shockingly simple. The cranial bones of an infant or young child are pretty soft and take years to knit …

Caucasus

Sham cancer charities bilked donors for $187 mil, spent money on luxury – gov’t

Government regulators have cracked down on four cancer charities, accusing the Cancer Fund of America, Cancer Support Services, the Children's Cancer …

The Military Equipment Gravy Train Is Ending for Local Police Departments | VICE News

In Camden, New Jersey today President Obama announced an executive order that will slow the flow of military-grade equipment from the Department of Defense to police departments nationwide.<p>"We've seen how militarized gear can sometimes give people the feeling like there's an occupying force as …

What Really Happened on Albania’s Nuclear Ghost Island?

The mysterious Sazan Island has been home to a Soviet military base and possibly a chemical weapons facility. Could it now become a vacation …

US to ban military-style equipment for the police

US President Barack Obama has announced a plan to ban the federal government from providing military-style equipment to local police departments, amid growing public outrage and protests over often fatal police brutality across the country.<p>A New York Times report <i></i>cited administration officials as …

'Gay Panic' Is Still a Murder Defense in Some States of Australia

In Queensland and South Australia, if you're a guy who believes you're being hit on by another guy, you can kill that guy and not face a murder charge.<p>In some Australian states, if you're a guy who believes you're being hit on by another guy, you can kill that guy and not face a murder charge.<p>"Gay …

The Fermi Paradox — Where Are All The Aliens?

(YouTube link)<p>If there are so many stars and planets in the galaxy, and so many galaxies in the universe, why haven’t we found life on, or from, any …

Paradoxes

Exclusive: The UK Has Just Unearthed New 'Top Secret' Colonial-Era Government Files | VICE News

The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office has located a new cache of colonial-era government documents, VICE News has learned.<p>The documents, some with "Top Secret" classifications and tantalizing subject titles, originate in the Colonial Office — the long-ago-disbanded government department that …

The Nightmare That Scared Every New York City Parent 36 Years Ago Still Isn't Over

The 1979 disappearance of Etan Patz made the nation terrified of "stranger danger," and we still don't know what happened.<p><i>*UPDATE 5/18: Citing the lone holdout juror, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance on Monday announced plans to re-try the case.</i><p>On May 25, 1979, Etan Patz was allowed …

How This Beetle Creates 500 Explosions Per Second In Its Bum

There are few defences more extreme than that of the bombardier beetles. These insects deliberately engineer explosive chemical reactions inside their own bodies, so they can spray burning, caustic liquid from their backsides. The liquid can reach up to 22 miles per hour, at temperatures of around …

New Loki Microbe is Closest Relative to All Complex Life

Loki’s Castle lies midway between Greenland and Norway, around 2,300 metres below the ocean surface. It’s a field of hydrothermal vents—black, rocky chimneys that belch out volcanically superheated water. And yet, despite the hellish landscape, life abounds here.<p>Now, fifteen kilometres away from …

Biology

Police Officers Found A ‘Sh*t Load Of Condoms’ In Jon Jones’ Car

Jon Jones

X-Ray Scan Reveals Boy Smuggled Inside Suitcase at Spanish Territory Border

Davide Monteleone—VII<p>Giulio Piscitelli—Contrasto/Redux<p>Davide Monteleone—VII<p>Alixandra Fazzina—NOOR<p>Olivier Jobard—MYOP<p>Olivier Jobard—MYOP<p>Olivier …

North Africa

Four Killed After Small Plane Crashes on Atlanta Highway

A small plane crashed on an Atlanta interstate on Friday, killing all four people onboard, officials said.<p>The plane, a Piper PA-32, took off from DeKalb Peachtree Airport and crashed about a mile away, FAA spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen told NBC affiliate WXIA in Atlanta.<p>Greg Byrd, a 53-year-old …