World’s Strangest

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Could pandas help us to tackle superbugs ?

Scientists have discovered that Giant Pandas could be a rich new source of antibiotic medications. Efforts have been underway for years to save pandas…

Killer Dolphins Armed with Knives and Guns

When you don’t have frickin’ laser beams to put on sharks, it doesn’t mean that you can’t join in on the fun. Ukrainian Navy has the next best thing: they’ve started training killer dolphins [...]

The Most Famous Mutts Ever

Mutts sometimes get a bad rap because they are less predictable and lack the supposedly superior genetics of purebreds, but scientists have performed multiple studies showing that mixed breed dogs are actually much healthier and often live longer than their purebred counterparts. While there is no definitive answer as to which is better because everyone’s [...]

GIFs Based On Threadless T-Shirt Designs

Threadless t shirt designs are the perfect source material to make into animated GIFs- the designs are fun, colorful and admired by geeks and squares alike. Good thing Threadless is hosting a competition called ThreadGIF, where community members are urged to bring t shirt designs to life for fame and free shirts. Check out the rest of [...]

Medieval Manuscript Gives Clue about Mysterious Radiation Spike

Tree ring data indicates that sometime around 774 or 775 A.D., an intense burst of radiation hit the Earth. What was its source? Scientists were uncertain, but it was probably a supernova. Unfortunately, there were no records of such event. But Jonathon Allen, a biochemistry student at University of California, Santa Cruz, realized that researchers [...]

One Winged Office: A Sephiroth Song

(YouTube Link) Apparently, the source of Sephiroth’s anger was an office job from hell, who knew? Looks like the silver haired badass from Final Fantasy was misunderstood after all. A suitable replacement soundtrack- “I Don’t Like Mondays” by the Boomtown Rats. –via Topless Robot

The Word Counts of 11 American Things

1. “The Star-Spangled Banner” (National Anthem version): 80 2. Abraham Lincoln’s Gettsyburg Address: 271 3. The Emancipation Proclamation: 719 (title and signatures included) 4. Don McLean’s “American Pie”: 870 5. The Declaration of Independence: 1,458 (including signatures) 6. Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” Speech: 1,652 7. The U.S. Constitution: 4,543 (including signatures) 8. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. [...]

River of Ice

(Source: Yapyakal) Brr! You’re looking at what happens in Russia when winter snow starts to melt and then flash froze in a cold snap into a river of ice. That would make one very [...]

10 Crazy Confusing Traffic Signs

It’s all fun and games until someone loses their mind! These road signs are enough to make anyone stop and scratch their head. Have a favorite? Let us know in the comments below! 1. Take a right at Montreal (source) 2. Beware: Loch Ness Monster on Road! (source) 3. (Do not) Enter 4. Caution: Crab Crossing! (source) 5. Beware of Car-Eating Cows! (source) 6. Just, [...]

Finally A Great Use For Those Twilight Novels

My apologies to those of you who might actually like Twilight, but I’m sure you already know that there are plenty of others who would gladly carve up your sparkly vampires into beautiful planters. Since the link to the original source is broken, here’s one to a different tutorial to make your own. Link Via Craftzine