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Archive: October 2012

Huge Off-Highway Road Trains All set to conquer the Moon, Mars (almost!) Crazy Logistics: People Trying to Do Things (Funny Pics) Incredible Feats of Strength and Imagination! Unusual and Fascinating Coins & Currency, Part 2 Coins with pieces of the Moon in them! Monstrous, Angelic, Unusual Bridge Sculptures Griffins, trolls, hamsters of all sorts “Tatra” Car & Other Aerodynamic Marvels, Part 2 Futuristic Shape [...]

World War I Centennial: Turks Defeated at Kirk Kilisse and Kumanovo

The First World War was an unprecedented catastrophe that killed millions and set the continent of Europe on the path to further calamity two decades later. But it didn’t come out of nowhere. With the centennial of the outbreak of hostilities coming up in 2014, Erik Sass will be looking back at the lead-up to the [...]

CONTEST: Create Your Own Superhero, Win Stuff!

Getty Images New York Comic Con is happening this week, and Halloween is coming up—so it seems like as good a time as any to give you some superhero goodies that you can put to use on October 31st. Thanks to our friends at Hasbro, we’re giving away two Hulk prize packs—each consists of a Marvel The [...]

15 Offbeat Holidays You Can Celebrate in October

Need a reason to celebrate this month? Look no further than the list below. October 1st: National Homemade Cookies Day Getty Images Take a knee, Little Debbie, today we only want our tasty circular treats fresh from the oven. If you aren’t a master of the chocolate chip, take the day to make a little mess [...]

Test tube hamburgers to be served this year

Scientists are hoping to serve up an edible test-tube hamburger as early as October of this year. The production of artificial meat that can be ‘grown…

Archive: November 2011

The World’s Largest Ship Propellers Steel behemoths propelling huge ships Heavy Machinery in Trouble! (Wow Pics) The heavier they are, the harder they crash Surreal Art Update: Glass Garage Gallery Not afraid of “pretty”, but still pretty weird Luigi Colani Radical Designs Update These forms cry out “FUTURE!” in a way that cannot be ignored. Wild’n'Wooly Printer Concepts Printers cannot always be evil. Here [...]

Archive: October 2011

Journey into the MicroWorld Epic “Fantastic Voyage”-like quest & photography combination Alternative to Pumpkins It’s a Dog’s Life! (Funny Pics) Dogs ready to kill you… almost Treasures of Art Nouveau, Part 1 “The terrifying and edible beauty of Art Nouveau architecture.” Glorious Retrofuture from Japan Plus super-fantastic toys attack! Unique Sidecars Showcase Splendid sidecars & passenger capsules The Most Surreal Insect on Earth A real insect, which [...]

The 2011 Zombie Invasion Schedule

Zombies make their appearances here and there all through the year, but you will see more of them this month. Between World Zombie Day on October 8 and Halloween on October 31, the nation and even the world will be crawling with zombies. If you are a zombie (or want to be one), find out [...]

Cuban witness recalls alien encounter

An extraordinary story from Cuba that occured back in 1995 has been circulating the internet. On October 15th of that year farmer Adolfo Serrate had b…

GM mosquitoes released in to the wild

Genetically modified mosquitoes have been released in to the wild in the Cayman Islands. Between May and October male mosquitoes were released three t…