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How to Disable Facebook Auto-Enhance Feature for Photos on iOS

A couple of days back, Facebook started enhancing photos automatically that are uploaded to the social network using an iPhone or iPad, using smart …

Man Gets Drunk On Food - Without A Drop Of Alcohol, Doctors Say

Who needs home brewing when you have a beer belly like this?<p>Doctors didn't believe a 61-year-old Texas home brewer who came into an emergency room completely hammered, saying that he hadn't had a sip of booze, NPR reports. But he was telling the truth.<p>When nurses ran a breathalyzer test, the …

Students Find Man Secretly Living In Basement Behind Locked Door

This guy's such a good roommate, you'd never even know he was there.<p>A group of students at Ohio State University were living in an off-campus home near the school for about a month before they discovered "some random guy" had been living in their basement the whole time, The Lantern reported.<p>Civil …

Coca-Cola Apologizes for Offensive Bottle Cap

Pardon their French? Coca-Cola recently issued an apology to a family after one member purchased a Vitaminwater with a bottle cap bearing an …

I'll carry on my reign of terror, says Northampton clown

The man behind the Northampton clown, whose identity remains a secret, said yesterday he intends to keep up the charade for as long as people were interested.<p>The anonymous man gave <i>The Daily Telegraph</i> a typically cryptic response when asked why he had chosen to start dressing as a clown, replying …

Casino Pays Wrong Guy $1 Million, Then Second Kevin Lewis Pops Up

A casino paid the wrong guy on Saturday. Well, a lot of casinos probably paid the wrong guy a little something on Saturday. But the Horseshoe Casino …

Dog 'Lion' At Chinese Zoo Didn't Fool As Many People As They'd Hoped

No lion -- that's a dog.<p>Visitors at the zoo in the People's Park of Luohe in Henan, China, got in an uproar after a Tibetan mastiff was placed in a cage labeled "African lion." According to the AFP, the dog spoiled the not-so-clever ruse when it began to bark.<p>Judging by pictures of the exhibit that …

Texas Business Creates Truck Decal Of Woman Bound And Tied To Bring In New Customers

A Texas sign company, hoping to get some extra attention for its business, has created a truck decal featuring a woman bound and tied.<p>The decal shows a blonde woman in jeans curled up on the bed of a pickup truck, her hair obscuring her face and her hands and feet tied with rope. It's meant to be …

Feral Pig Drinks 18 Cans Of Beer, Fights Cow And Then Passes Out

A feral pig got drunk this week and then fought a cow in Port Hedland, Western Australia.<p>The pig stumbled upon 18 cans of beer, which it proceeded to …

Patrick Neal Schumacher, Allegedly Drunk, Planned To Ride Horse 600 Miles

A Colorado man was arrested Monday after allegedly riding a horse while intoxicated, with a dog and pistol in his backpack.<p>Patrick Neal Schumacher, 45, was arrested near the University of Colorado in Boulder on charges of animal cruelty, prohibited use of weapons, riding a horse while under the …

Video: Dutch Artist Turns His Dead Cat Into a Flying Quadcopter

After Bart Jansen's cat Orville was killed by a car, the artist had the animal taxidermied and then, "after a period of mourning," converted the stuffed kitty into a radio-controlled quadcopter. The video is below.<p>It's not clear whether or not Orville always dreamed of being a flying cat, but let's …

Look at This Giant Bug!

The largest adult insect ever found actually seems sort of cuddly<p>This amazing/disturbing picture is of a giant weta, the world's biggest insect at a whopping 71 grams in weight. Wetas are cricket- or grasshopper-like insects native to the smaller islands of New Zealand, having been eradicated from …

Self-driving cars will set off an economic and cultural earthquake

From the romance of the road trip to the feeling of getting your driver's license, the car has always conjured images of freedom and control. Those time-worn ideals, however, may soon be a relic of the past.<p>The car that drives itself is no longer some dream of fiction like the Batmobile or <i>Knight</i> …

Why Dexter Needs to Die: Meditations on the Approaching End of Showtime’s Serial Killer Drama

Why Dexter Needs to Die: Meditations on the Approaching End of Showtime's Serial Killer Drama<p><i>The article below contains spoilers through the run of</i> …

Death at 285 mph: Motorcyclist Loses Control While Trying to Break 300 mph

Top speed runs test the mettle of man and machine through extreme straight line velocities, and few exhibitions of speed get more extreme than racer Bill Warner's record-smashing motorcycle run on July 17, 2011, when the Floridian hit a record smashing 311.945 mph aboard a methanol-burning, 1,000 …

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Stop-motion teardown of a Porsche Carrera 3.2 engine

<i>(Screenshot by Michelle Starr/CNET Australia)</i><p><b>In preparation for rebuilding a 1984 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2 with a hotrod engine, Hoing Motorsports has</b> …

Android 4.0 GPS DVR Bluetooth Rear View Mirror

Android Car Rear View Mirror with 5-inch capacitive touch screen, GPS Navigation built in, Rotatable Dash Camera as well as a DVR system, Bluetooth …

Self Freezing Coke Video By Grant Thompson Has Completely Blown Our Minds

"Grab a bottle of room temperature soda, and start shaking it violently." That's the first bit of instruction on Grant Thompson's incredible self freezing Coke (or any other soda) video.<p>Look guys, we were never big science buffs in school, but that's probably because no one ever presented the …