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The Wise Old …Monster?

Keith Seifert of Forbidden Zombie spotted this bamboo carving in China. I don’t know whether to run away or get in for a closer look. What do you think it is? Link

How Gigantopithecus Became Extinct

We don’t know about Sasquatch, but we know a giant ape we call Gigantopithecus roamed South Asia until about 300,000 years ago. Gigantopithecus resembled a ten-foot-tall orangutan and weighed about three times as much as a large gorilla. What happened to these great apes? The features of the dentition—large, flat molars, thick dental enamel, a deep, [...]

Boy survives bamboo pole through neck

A boy playing with his friends found himself being impaled through the neck on a bamboo pole. Pretending the pole was a spear he had the bamboo in his…

Giant Panda Facts!

Ming Ming, the world’s oldest panda in captivity, passed away on May 7, 2011, at China’s Panyu Xiangjiang Wild Animal World. In the wild, giant pandas generally live to be about 15 years old, but Ming Ming was 34 when, despite the best efforts of Guangzhou University veterinarians to stem the effects old age was [...]

Bamboo Keyboard

Are you looking for a keyboard that absorbs sweat? Me neither but this bamboo keyboard and mouse combo does that as well as “evoking in the users a deep feeling of peace, calm and tranquility.” Clearly this unique, easy-to-use product is one you’ll want to own. Link - Via UberReview

Cambodians Ride A Bamboo Train

Cambodians ride a bamboo train, known locally as a lorry, at new village train station in Pusat province 200 km (124 miles) northwest of Phnom Penh October 19, 2010. Cambodia has reopened a stretch of railway destroyed during the country’s war and officials described it as a step towards boosting regional trade through rail links [...]

9 Insane Torture Techniques

So you think your mother-in-law is torturous? Or your boss with the lame sense of humor? Get a load of the following nine insane torture techniques used in different parts of the world to kill, dismember, or otherwise cause inordinate amounts of pain. We promise: you’ll never use the word torturous the same way again. [...]