World’s Strangest

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Boiling Fish Prank

Lights, camera, goldfish. I love this, as someone who has always been a fan of both pranks and fish, I never thought I would see the two combined. The look on some of their faces is just priceless. One women goes right up to it and picks it up, and frankly I am surprised she [...]

7 Ridiculous Things Cities Decided to Ban

If you want to have a pet goldfish, park in your own driveway, or die, here are some places you probably shouldn’t live. 1. Satan If the Son of Perdition is looking to vacation in Florida, it looks like he’ll have to skip the town of Inglis. In 2001, the town of 1400 residents banned Satan by [...]

Heavy Metal God In The Form Of An 8 Year Old Girl

(YouTube Link) This 8 year old girl is about to change the world of heavy metal forever, by bringing some refreshingly new subject matter to the scene-household pets. Watch as Juliet gets hardcore singing about how much she loves her goldfish, and her dog, don’t even think about messing with her dog, or she’ll jump off the [...]

Amazing 3D Paintings of Goldfish Created with Resin

What’s astonishing is that this is not a photograph of goldfish in a tank. Japanese artist Riusuke Fukahori creates three dimensional images of goldfish by painting them, layer by layer, separated by very thin sheets of resin. You can look at them from any angle and they look just like fish. Watch a video at [...]

Goldfish survive 134 days without food

In a heartwarming story of survival, two goldfish survived 4 months without food after an earthquake. The two fish were left trapped in their tank in …

Olivia Catches A Giant Goldfish

You Tube Link Olivia Riley enjoys fishing for catfish in Kansas City’s Troost Lake. On Saturday, however, she caught something a little more unusual than a catfish. Instead of coming up with a catfish, Riley captured the biggest goldfish she’s ever seen.” I don’t know, it’s beautiful!” Riley shouted as she smiled and showed her massive catch to [...]

A Peek at the Edwardian Ball

(YouTube link) Here are more scenes from the Edwardian Ball and World’s Faire 2011 last month in San Francisco, where the man with the Goldfish Bowl Helmet caught our attention. The Los Angeles version is scheduled for March 5th. -Thanks, Mark Day!

The World’s Oldest Animals

Can you imagine owning a goldfish that lived to be over 43 years old? Peter Hand won Tish when he was seven years old and ended up having the fish until he was 50, making the goldfish the oldest recorded animal of its species. If you think that’s impressive, just consider Hanako, a koi fish that [...]

See-through Goldfish

Japanese researchers have succeeded in developing see through goldfish, whose beating hearts and other organs can be seen through their transluscent skin.  The move to develop see through goldfish (and other animals) was spurred by the desire to reduce/eliminate dissections of animals, still a sore point for many. The joint team of researchers at Mie University [...]

Inside Fish Hospital in India

Inside Fish Hospital in India Patit Paban Halder runs a hospital solely for fish in Chandannagore, India. Basically, he has 32 aquariums in his home, and he treats ailing fish with his wife and son. The fish he treats are ornamental—fancy ones for aquariums—so I guess there are a lot of people with exotic fish around Chandannagore. [...]