Category Archives: Interesting News

The Best April Fools’ Day Prank Ever

BBC hoax it is a good reminder of how bad some of the things that pass as April Fools’ “jokes” are these days The spaghetti-tree hoax was a three-minute hoax report broadcast on April Fools' Day 1957 by the BBC current-affairs programme Panorama, purportedly showing a family in southern Switzerland harvesting spaghetti from the family…
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Rare Blue Diamond Could Sell for Over $30 Million at Auction

The 10.10-carat gem is an unusual find A 10.10-carat blue diamond is expected to fetch over $30 million when it goes to auction on April 5 at Sotheby’s in Hong Kong. Dubbed the “De Beers Millennium Jewel 4,” the rare oval diamond was showcased in a 2000 exhibit at London’s Millennium Dome and will be…
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Architect-designed Cat Shelters

These architect-designed cat shelters are pretty darn swank Giving Shelter, a fund- and awareness-raising charity event benefiting critters in need, returned to Los Angeles last month not with a bang, not with a whimper but with a resounding meow. And like with the previous L.A. edition of Giving Shelter held in 2014, a generous handful…
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Master Calligrapher Seb Lester

Calligraphy is one of the great arts, and it’s fascinating to watch the experts go to work. A master calligrapher Seb Lester is one of them. He can create magnificent works that others can only dream of. Seb, who trained in Graphic Design at Central Saint Martins in London and now works in Lewes in…
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Incredible Home Catwalks Make for Purr-fectly Happy Felines

Catwalks and tunnels, custom built to the tune of about $35,000 keep a homeowner’s 18 cats on cloud nine In 1988, when home builder Peter Cohen moved into his house in Goleta, California, two roaming outdoor cats came with the property. Shortly after he moved in, one was killed by a car and the other…
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Artist makes 3D painting using 500,000 toothpicks

Chinese Toothpicks Artist 38-year-old Liu Xuedong discovered his artistic side quite late in life, during a serious mid-life crisis. He wasn’t happy with his job as a security guard in China’s Jilin Province, but instead of whining about it, he taught himself how to create art with toothpicks. Inspired by hundreds of how-to videos online,…
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Bathing Suit Cleans Polluted Water as You Swim

Thanks to this cool new two-piece bathing suit, cleaning up the world’s oceans might actually become the ‘in’ thing to do during the hot summer months! The 3D-printed Sponge Bathing Suit The 3D-printed Sponge Bathing Suit bikini is made of flexible, carbon-based filler materials that function like a sponge, absorbing all sorts of pollutants from…
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