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17 Mind-Boggling Facts About Pineapples

Let's face it: pineapples are weird. They look weird, they're weird to cut into, we can't figure out where they come from or how they grow, and while we love them already cut up in prepared fruit salads or tropical drinks, the thought of actually having to pick one of these spiky buggers up at the …

The top 23 TV moments of 2013: Doctor Who, Game of Thrones and more!

Moments... Great television is all about great moments. As network and cable TV embrace serialized storytelling those moments only become more …

The Truth about “Heaven’s Trail”, the Infamous Photo That Captured the Imagination of Millions

Heaven’s Trail is a breathtaking photograph that went viral almost the moment it was published online a couple of years ago. Like most good things on …

Jacob’s Well – America’s Stunning-Yet-Deadly Diving Spot

Jacob’s Well, in Wimberley, Texas, is one of the most dangerous places on Earth. Named after a biblical reference, the well has claimed the lives of …

Scuba Diving

A Void – The Famous 300-Page Book Written without a Single Letter “E”

‘E’ is the most commonly used letter in the alphabet. That’s why it’s so hard to believe that a whole novel exists without a single use of the letter …

Books

The Mind-Boggling Bird Suicide Phenomenon of Jatinga

Jatinga is a small village located in Assam, a state in northeastern India. The village is lush green and scenic, surrounded by serene mountains. But …

Birds

Guy Eats Out of Dumpsters for a Week to Highlight Food Waste

Rob Greenfield, a 27-year-old adventurer from San Diego, took up a unique cause. He wanted to create awareness about the large amounts of food wasted …

Food

The Trovants of Costesti – Romania’s Unique Growing Rocks

When I first read about trovants, I couldn’t believe they were real. They sounded like objects Captain Kirk and his crew would discover on an alien …

Romania

MythBusters: “Star Wars: Revenge Of The Myth”

<i>Mythbusters</i> fans seem to look down their noses at the show’s forays into “movie mythbusting” apparently, which seems a bit silly. This isn’t</i> …

Jet in 'near miss' with UFO

An airline pilot reports a close encounter with a UFO near Heathrow Airport which has baffled the aviation authorities<p>It was certainly a close encounter, but with precisely what remains a mystery.<p>An airline pilot has reported a near miss in which a “rugby ball”-shaped UFO passed within a few feet …

H2Whoa! Hubble Telescope Finds Geysers of Water on Jupiter’s Moon Europa

From the moment the Voyager probes beamed back the first high-resolution photos of Jupiter’s moon Europa back in 1979, planetary scientists began …

Distractify

There are different levels of not caring. You have some people who only appear like they care just so they can go throughout life unbothered without …

The Astronomical Hijinks of the Shortest Day of the Year

The solstice isn't for more than a week, but the earliest sunset of the year is already upon us. How's that possible?<p>If you live around latitude 42N—a well-populated latitude in North America and Europe, taking in Boston, Rome, and Vladivostok—today is the day you'll experience the earliest sunset …

What’s a Mola? Behind the Strange Fish Picture Surging on Facebook

Changing Planet<p>The remarkable ability of Internet users to make a post go viral has produced a new treat: an enchanting picture of a <i>Mola mola</i>, or ocean sunfish, undulating just below the surface of the ocean. The image, snapped by photographer Daniel Botelho in 2010, is now making waves around …

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Morbidly Obese Man Loses 115 Kilograms, Becomes Professional Fitness Trainer

By working out and kicking his drinking habit, 31-year-old Mike Waudby, a former morbidly obese man from Kingston upon Hull, England, lost a …

Fitness

Blonde Bombshell Chops Off Her Hair and Finds Success as a Male Model

It’s tough being a professional model in such a competitive industry, especially when you are passed your prime, but it’s always good to remember …

Hair

Meet Moffy, the Cross-eyed Model Challenging Fashion Beauty Standards

Moffy is not like every other female supermodel. Sure, she is young, beautiful, talented and has the right body measurements, but there’s also …

Fashion Industry

Feast Your Eyes on the Most Amazing Wood Carving Ever Created

China has a long-standing tradition in wood carving. For centuries, its chisel-wielding masters have been turning bland pieces of wood into …

Amazing

The Pacific Barreleye Fish and Its Weird See-Through Head

The Pacific Barreleye fish gets its name from large eyes that are literally shaped like barrels, topped with beautiful green lenses. Also known as …

Concussion Turns Ordinary Man into Musical Genius, Overnight

If getting hit on the head means that I’d get to be a kickass musician for the rest of my life, I think I would seriously consider it. It sounds …

Swimming Pools

Guy Steals iPhone Sends Owner 11-Page Handwritten List of 1,000 Contacts

You’d have to agree that when you lose a phone, replacing the device isn’t as painful as rebuilding your list of contacts. That’s why this Chinese …

People's Liberation Army

The Unbelievably Cute Blacknose Sheep of Valais

The Valais Blacknose sheep are some of the cutest animals I’ve ever seen. On first glance, they don’t even look real; many people have mistaken them …

Sheep

First Look: The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Debuts Initial Trailer

Spidey’s back – and he’s as tortured as ever.<p>Sony released the first trailer for <i>The Amazing Spider-Man 2</i> on Thursday. And while there are some new …

Comics

The 65 Cutest Things That Happened On Instagram In 2013

If Instagram was a real physical place to visit, how would you even survive the cuteness levels?!

Minnie Mouse

MOVIE ALERT: Childhood Book Series to Become Hollywood Nightmares

Remember this book series that scared you when you were a child?<p>Well, now the first one in the series — <i>Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark</i> — is …

Spin around a mountain in super speed like Superman

Things that usually spin really, really fast: a top, the wheel of fortune wheel, other wheels, circular objects, knobs and other things of that …