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Sorry, Giant George: Zeus Is Now the World’s Tallest Dog

Zeus is 44 inches tall, just like my 7-year-old. But Zeus is only three, and standing on his hind legs, measures 7 feet 4 inches tall. If there were an all-dog basketball league, Zeus would be Manute Bol. He edges out former record-holder Giant George by a single inch, but the 12 cups of food [...]

Eerily Realistic Wooden Sculptures

These stunningly realistic wooden figures by Bruno Walpoth represent human beings in their rawest form, soft skin carved out of hard wood, every wrinkle and detail carved in while evidence of tool work remains when they’re inspected up close. If I came across one of these figures standing alone in a dark room I would probably [...]

‘Zombie’ fly parasite killing bees

The long standing mystery of dying honey bee colonies may finally have a culprit: ‘zombie’ flies. Biology professor John Hafernick may have stumbled a…

6 Freakishly Effective Ways to Court the Muse

Some writers can just sit at their desks and bang the keys. Others need to get naked and climb a mulberry tree before they’re sufficiently inspired. Right now, we’re only interested in the latter. 1. Take Orders from a Dog Sometimes the only thing standing between an artist and true greatness is the lack of a good [...]

"Creature" filmed in Brazilian rainforest

Michael Cohen has obtained footage by two tourists showing a strange creature standing under the trees. Filmed in the Mamaus region of the Amazon rain…

Stupid Human Trick: Bite the Bag

(YouTube link) Sigh. I don’t really know what to say about this, so I’ll just leave the rules here. RULES 1) Got to pick up the bag with your mouth standing on 1 foot. 2) You can use whatever foot you would like and you can change up the foot you stand on. 3) Each bag height you have 3 [...]

World’s Largest Handheld Yo-Yo

Chris Allen, a professional yo-yoist, made an enormous yo-yo out of two dog pools. It’s 35 inches across, 18 inches wide, and weighs 5.4 pounds. Allen tested it while standing on the roof of parking garage of the National Yo-Yo Museum in Chico, California. At the link, you can watch a video of Allen building [...]

Wang Xiaoyu performs headstand haircut

Wang Xiaoyu, 35, gives a model a haircut while standing on his head near his barbershop in ChangshaWang, a barber of 15 years who has had 18 years of training in martial arts, is now trying to attract more customers by giving haircuts whilst adopting a headstand, local media reported. a Chinese hair-stylist, trained in [...]