World’s Strangest

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10 Legendary Monsters of Europe

There are monsters all around us -or at least the legends of monsters. Last week we saw some of the monsters of Asia. Now here are some of the scariest monsters of Europe. 1. Kelpie The Kelpie lives in the lakes and rivers of Scotland, and is often referred to as a “water horse” because it is [...]

Isle of Man company offering moon trips

Excalibur Almaz is offering members of the public a trip to the moon in exchange for a £100M fee. The Isle of Man might not seem like the most likely …

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#163 – Week of August 15, 2011 Perseid Meteors Sound Like Aliens – [wow space] Best nano-scale images: micro-canyon – [photos] Self-Assembling Mini-Robots Do Things… – [what's next?] Mormon Polygamists: Wild Lifestyle, more – [fascinating] Apple’s New Futuristic Headquarters – [infinite loop] Incredible Slackwire Stunt Pic – [wow photo] Hubble: Dazzling Necklace Nebula – [wow space] Radical Water Cube Pavilion – [architecture] Everyday Disasters: [...]

In the Beginning: The Origins of 9 Cat Breeds

We’ve covered the origins of various dog breeds before, so it’s about time we gave cat lovers some info, too. Let’s take a look at how several of your favorite breeds grew to prominence. 1. Siamese Yes, they are Siamese even if you don’t please. The precise origins of the breed are somewhat murky, but it’s generally [...]

The Quick 10: 10 Halloween Traditions

Most of us are pretty familiar with carving pumpkins and trick-or-treating, but there are plenty of other Halloween traditions out there. Some of them are from way back when, and some are just from different parts of the world. Either way, maybe you’ll find something new to add to your All Hallows Eve traditions. 1. Stingy [...]