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Giant Eyeball Washes Ashore in Florida

Staring out at the ocean is a favorite pastime for beachgoers everywhere. But not many folks are accustomed to the ocean staring back.<p>However, that's …

Robot Cop Deployed on The Streets of Dubai

The “world’s first operational Robocop” has reported for duty in Dubai, forming the first part of the emirate’s plan to make one quarter of its …

Earth - In Siberia there is a huge crater and it is getting bigger

Near the Yana river basin, in a vast area of permafrost, there is a dramatic tadpole-shaped hole in the ground: the Batagaika crater.<p>The crater is also known as a "megaslump" and it is the largest of its kind: almost 0.6 miles (1km) long and 282ft (86m) deep. But these figures will soon change, …

人類の終焉? シベリアで広がり続ける【冥土の穴】

KFC's Extra Crispy Sunscreen

KFC's Extra Crispy Sunscreen is a real product that really smells like delicious fried chicken. And KFC is giving it away FREE. Limited Availability. …

Food

A Dead Cat's Wedding Reveals How Humans Dealt With Death A Century Ago

Nineteenth-century humans stared death directly in the face.<p>Some things are cute. (Like kittens.) Some things are macabre. (Like dead kittens.) And some things are so equally perverse and adorable they skirt the apparently very thin line that separates cute and macabre.<p>Such is the case with Walter …

Morbid Anatomy

We are beyond excited to announce our second Vienna Anatomy Weekend in partnership with two of the world's most magnificent medical museums-- the …

Earth - Why doing a poo takes almost all animals roughly 12 seconds

The ancient Chinese practiced copromancy, the diagnosis of health based on the shape, size and texture of faeces. So did the Egyptians, the Greeks and nearly every ancient culture. Even today, your doctor may ask when you last had a bowel movement and to describe it in exquisite detail.<p>Sure, it's …

Woman gets 'cute' eyeball jewelry

This procedure gives new meaning to the phrase "beauty is in the eye of the beholder."<p>A New York City doctor will surgically implant a tiny piece of …

Fifa World Cup 2014: Third Chinese Man Dies from Sleep Deprivation After 48-Hour TV Football Binge

A third sleep-deprived Chinese football fanatic has died from a stroke after a 48-hour World Cup TV binge, according to local reports.<p>The 39-year-old …

Peter Tripp

For the British diplomat, see Peter Tripp (diplomat).<p><b>Peter Tripp</b> (June 11, 1926, in Port Chester, N.Y. – January 31, 2000 in Northridge, California) …

What's It Like to Hallucinate from Sleep Deprivation?

A look at the science behind the psychosis.<p>With the US Senate banning post-9/11 interrogation techniques, I've been doing a little reading on sleep deprivation. As a recently declassified document notes, "At least five detainees experienced disturbing hallucinations during prolonged sleep …

Stories that are stuff of nightmares

RUSSIAN researchers jailed five people to keep them awake for 15 days. By day nine, the screaming wouldn’t stop. There’s a reason the story …

Glass Beach

<b>Glass Beach</b> may refer to:<p>Glass Beach (Benicia, California)<br>• Glass Beach (Fort Bragg, California)<br>• Glass Beach (Hanapepe, Hawaii)

Inside the quietest place on Earth

Microsoft has built a chamber so quiet, you can hear the grind of your bones – and it’s helping to fine-tune the next-generation of electronic goods.<p>If LeSalle Munroe stands still for a few moments in his “office”, something unsettling can happen – he can hear the blood rushing around his body and …

Shoes on the Danube Promenade

A trail of iron footwear stands as a monument to the thousands executed along this riverbank during WWII.<p>In October of 1944, Hitler overthrew the …

World War II

10kgs of 2,000-year-old butter found in a bog in Ireland to go on display

By Padraig Prendergast <i>Newsbeat reporter</i><p><b>Jack Conway was working in a bog, cutting turf, when he says he came across a massive chunk of butter.</b><p>After making the discovery in Emlagh bog, County Meath, he says he contacted a local museum who then analysed the dairy discovery.<p>Cavan County Museum told …

アイルランドの湿地で【2000年前のバター】が発見される

Shocking images: Traffickers use pigeon to smuggle drugs into Kuwait

Kuwaiti customs seized 178 pills wrapped around a homing pigeon.<p>The department’s employees tracked a homing pigeon that was coming from Iraq and …

Salty Dawg Saloon – Alaska’s Unique Dollar-Bill-Covered Watering Hole

While many cafés and bars choose to display their patrons’ praise on sticky notes or paper napkins, a watering hole in Homer, Alaska, has every last …

Man rescued after getting locked inside bank's ATM room

Being stuck in a room with an ATM sounds like a dream for anyone hungry for cash, but for one man in Texas, it was a nightmare.<p>The man, a contractor, …

見えない色が見える。【テトラクロマシー】驚異の視覚を持つ女性

This woman writes to serial killers — and they write back

“People like (American serial killer, rapist, burglar, and Satanist) Richard Ramirez, he just kept coming at me, with all of this ‘I want to do this …

Future - The ghostly fishing fleet stranded in a desert

Chinese Woman Spends $900,000 Building Her Very Own “Palace of Ceramics”

Yu Ermei, and 86-year-old woman from Jingdezhen, Eastern China, has spent around $900,000 and five years of her life building a “palace” completely …

In Uttar Pradesh, Where Father Carried Son's Body, Ambulances For Cows

<b>Lucknow:</b> After his teen son died at a hospital in Uttar Pradesh, his father was offered no transport to return home. Devastated, the man carried his …

India