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Gold Shirt

Datta Phuge of Pimpri-Chinchwad, India, spent £14,000 ($22,754) on a custom-made gold shirt to impress women. The shirt is woven through with 24-karat gold thread and comes with matching cuffs, belt, and rings made of leftover gold. The six buttons are Swarovski crystals. Phuge made his fortune as a money-lender. ‘I know I am not the [...]

5 Moments in Sauce History That Changed The Way We Eat

Whether it’s the classic brunch staple Hollandaise or Guy Fieri’s Donkey Sauce, human beings have always seemed to have a love affair with condiments. From the murky history behind Worcestershire sauce to the great French culinary tradition of the five Mother Sauces, here are five key moments in sauce history that have changed the way [...]

Just On a Walk With My Monkey

From redditor Daviddesousa we get this beautiful picture of a girl walking her monkey. There isn’t much information out there about the picture, its location, or the girl, but people of the internet seem to think it is Mumbai. I have always wanted to go to Mumbai, or well India in general. Anyone [...]

100s of UFOs sighted along Indian border

Officials remain puzzled following large numbers of UFO sightings along the India / China border. Between August 1st and October 15th over 100 mysteri…

24 Pictures of Adorable Cats And Dogs From Meet The Breeds 2012

Each year, the American Kennel Club throws Meet the Breeds in New York City’s Jacob Javits Center. More than 200 breeds of cats and dogs are available for cuddling and photo ops (if you can get them to sit still!). We hit the floor to bring you adorable pictures and interesting factoids about 24 breeds. Abyssinian [...]

Bandits Attack Village, Villagers Set Bandits on Fire

In 2009, twenty bandits in India experienced a catastrophic victim selection failure when villagers fought back and slaughtered them: About 20 robbers raided a remote village in Jharkhand state late on Wednesday, but they were surrounded by hundreds of villagers, who began chasing them, police said. “Four were beaten to death, while eight took shelter in a [...]

96-year-old from India fathers a child

Ramajit Raghav has fathered his second child in two years despite being in his late nineties. A resident of India’s Kharkhoda village, the 96-year-old…

Scientific Dining: Reviews of Research Institute Cafeterias (part two)

(Image credit: Flickr user Juan Manuel Caicedo Carvajal) The CERN Cafeteria, Geneva Switzerland by Lois Malone Autumn in New York! April in Paris! January in Geneva! The winter destination of choice for the high-energy physicist. Only the most discriminating mind can appreciate the delicate shadings of the gray skies, the nuances of a weather pattern that daily promises rain but [...]

5 Terrifying Animals That Could Save Your Life Someday

Sharks, vampire bats, crocodiles: the stuff of horror movies. Yes, these animals can kill you, but medical science is turning lemons into lemonade, so to speak. For example, the venom of a cobra: Well, scientists think that part of what makes venom so nasty is that it suppresses the body’s ability to fight back by hampering [...]

In Which Nation Is Beer the Cheapest? USA! USA! USA!

Well, of course! Our national anthem began as a drinking song. That’s the stock we come from. Behold our awesomeness: Analysts at UBS, a Swiss bank, have calculated that it takes a German earning the national median wage just under seven minutes of work to purchase half a litre of beer at a retail outlet. At [...]