World’s Strangest

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Daring Escape from the Zoo

It was a daring escape that’s bound to be told as legend for generations to come. Here’s a story that seems like it’s straight out of a Hollywood movie: The Rheinböllen Wildlife Park in western [...]

Axe Guns

It’s hard to find much information about this type of firearm. Steve of The Firearm Blog suspects that these weapons were decorative rather than practical. There are apparently a couple examples on display in the armory at Castle Eltz in western Germany. Link | Photo:

RIP Paul the Oracle Octopus

Paul, the octopus who predicted the outcome of World Cup soccer matches (featured previously at Neatorama), has died at his home at the Oberhausen Sea Life Centre in Germany. He was two years old. After Germany’s semi-final defeat, Paul tipped Spain to beat the Netherlands in the final, which prompted one news agency to report he [...]