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Man tucks in to world’s hottest curry

55-year-old Ian Rothwell is the first person ever to eat an entire helping of the world’s hottest curry. Served up at the Bindi Indian restaurant in L…

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A casual stroll through Gorky Park in Moscow ended awkwardly. The street artist Slinkachu arranged this accident–at least, that’s what I suspect really happened. He writes: Over the past couple of years I have travelled to many other cities around the world, abandoning my little people on the way, and what struck me most is how [...]

Secret WWII ‘tsunami bomb’ project revealed

A secret project during World War II sought to develop a way to use tsunamis as a deadly weapon. Known as ‘Project Seal’, the weapon would have been u…

17 More Offbeat Holidays and Anniversaries to Celebrate in January

Forget weight loss and penny-pinching, make a resolution to keep this year a little more unconventional. What better way to start than with a few offbeat holidays and anniversaries you can easily observe? 1. January 1: First Foot Day A Scottish New Year tradition, the first person to step into someone’s home is called the “first-footer” and [...]

Did Jesus go to Japan ?

Some believe that during the ‘lost years’ of his life Jesus traveled the world and spent time in Japan. There are many different theories to explain w…

Game of Cakes

Winter is coming to the cake world with this amazing Game of Thrones cake created for the last season’s wrap party by Contemporary Cakes. Link

Post Apocalypse News

It was just ten years ago that events proved the Maya correct. Every now and then we still enjoy a laugh at those who thought that the world would not end. Let’s check in with Funny or Die’s action news team to find out how the human race jas been eeking out a marginal existence [...]

Mayan Apocalypse Update: Pictures

Apparently, the world has dodged a bullet. Or not, as few people believed the world would end as the Maya calendar ran out. However, some people were ready, while others used the opportunity to party. The Mail Online has a roundup of photographs of events held the world over as December 21st dawned. Shown here [...]

World Record Setting Guinea Pig Long Jump

(Video Link) Sure, everyone thinks their pet is special, but only Truffles holds the world record when it comes to the guinea pig long jump. Meanwhile, the only records my pooch might be able to master is the world’s longest nap or most loaves of bread eaten when the humans aren’t looking. Via The Mary Sue

R.I.P. John Fairfax, A Man Who Rowed Across the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans When He Wasn’t Doing Even More Extraordinary Things

John Fairfax of Henderson, Nevada died at the age of 74. He was the most interesting man in the world: At 13, in thrall to Tarzan, he ran away from home to live in the jungle. He survived there as a trapper with the aid of local peasants, returning to town periodically to sell the jaguar [...]