Posted by claire on November 29, 2011 ·
According to several ‘the end is nigh’ groups, 2010 marks the end of the world as we know it. But how will it happen?
One of the most popular theories regarding our demise revolves around the eruption of a ‘super volcano’. The most popular choice being the super volcano that lies beneath Yellowstone Park in the USA, one of the largest in the world.
Bubbling away below the [...]
Posted by claire on November 24, 2011 ·
What do you look for when choosing your holiday destination? Choose carefully of you could end up wishing you’d gone elsewhere.
No chance of relaxing on this St Martin beach, but you do get a great view of the undercarriage of every plane that flies over. You can even wave to the pilot as they pass by. Just watch out for the sand storm kicked up by the jets as it passes overhead [...]
Posted by claire on October 30, 2011 ·
People tell jokes about them, ridicule their lifestyle and laugh at their hair – but a red-neck can make just about anything work with a few pieces of junk and a roll of Duct Tape.
Check out these one-of-a-kind creations and you’ll see what I mean…
Red-Neck Appartment Complex
So yes, maybe more than the one roll of duct tape was required for this venture, but just look what [...]
Posted by claire on October 27, 2011 ·
You would think that when you are about to check out of a hotel you would do a quick check to make sure that you had everything that you came with. Wouldn’t you?
Here are some of the more bizarre items that have been left behind after guests have checked out.
Now a wok might not sound like anything too bizarre, but think about it? Why would you need a wok in a hotel room? The manager [...]
Posted by claire on October 15, 2011 ·
You think your job sucks, you might reconsider when you compare yours to these five stomach churning careers!
Cat Food Quality Control
Now this is a job that has certain procedural steps to it…
Aroma – Bury face into a huge tub of cat food, inhaling deeply to ensure it smells fresh.
Texture (Part 1) – Plunge arms elbow deep into a vat of food, feeling for and removing any bones.
Posted by claire on October 13, 2011 ·
You might think twice about dangling your toes in the water when you’ve read about these nasty beasts.
An adult snakehead can reach 3ft in length and where wherever they decide to call home you will find a trail of destruction in their wake. Female Snakeheads have even been known to kill humans who have got a little too close to their juvenile offspring! Not only [...]
Posted by claire on October 11, 2011 ·
Amazing Two Headed Kitten
Veterinary staff were surprised to deliver a seemingly healthy two headed kitten in their offices in Perth, Western Australia. Only one in a million births results in a deformity of this type and the animals rarely survive. Polycephaly (having more than one head)is more commonly seen in snakes and reptiles and is thought to be due to something going wrong in the early stages [...]
Posted by claire on October 7, 2011 ·
5 Weird Old Laws
Laws are generally put in place to keep society safe; however the rule books are not regularly updated. There are still some laws in existence that are not only baffling but downright stupid. Either they have just remained unnoticed or there is someone somewhere who feels (for reasons best kept to themselves) that they are still relevant. Decide for yourself, here are just five [...]
Posted by claire on October 5, 2011 ·
5 Freaky Funeral Facts
Planning a final party with your dead friend or fancy turning Grandma’s ashes into a sparkling diamond? Not crossed your mind? Well when it comes to marking the passing of a loved one anything goes, from comical coffins to smiling strippers. If you’re into the weird and wonderful traditions of our planet, keep reading because here are five of them.
Famadihana (Turning [...]
Posted by claire on October 4, 2011 ·
Spontaneous Human Combustion
Fact or Fantasy?
Although hard to define and even harder to verify the mystery of Spontaneous Human Combustion (SHC) has been a topic of media interest for at least 300 years, with over 200 reported cases. Just lately the cause of death of Mr Michael Flaherty (76) left investigating officers bemused and bewildered for the best part of a year, until finally in September [...]