Category Archives: Interesting Things

Shakespeare’s Skull Probably Isn’t In His Grave

Radar scan of Shakespeare's grave confirms skull apparently missing Shakespeare's skull is likely missing from his grave, an archaeologist has concluded, confirming rumors which have swirled for years about grave-robbers and adding to the mystery surrounding the Bard's remains. Four hundred years after his death and burial at the Church of the Holy Trinity in…
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A Photo of the Disneyland Staff Cafeteria in 1961

Here’s a great photo from the Disneyland staff cafeteria in 1961. We’re guessing the shot is staged, since Goofy and the astronaut would have a hard time eating with their headgear on, but there’s a chance that the smiles are genuine, or at least highly trained.   A Disney employee manual from 1962, a year…
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Man Arrested For Not Returning Rented VHS From 14 Years Ago

A North Carolina man says he was arrested for not returning a video cassette tape he rented 14 years ago James Meyers Jr., a single dad from Concord, said he was driving his 10-year-old daughter to school at around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday when police pulled him over for a broken brake light. Meyers gave the…
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Ecovative Company Makes Packaging Out Of Mushrooms

Ecovative Design: Making Magic- Packaging Out of Mushrooms New Eco-friendly solution is packaging out of mushrooms! The world uses a lot of plastic and other materials in packaging. But plastics aren’t easy to produce and are often expensive to recycle and reuse. So startup Ecovative found a sustainable alternative material for packaging—mushrooms. Yes, the vegetable. How…
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Largest Image of Space Ever

Largest Image of Space Ever with 46 Billion Pixels! Astronomers at the Ruhr-Universitat Bochum in Germany have created the largest image of space ever compiled. The image is composited from some 268 individual shots captured over the past five years and spans a staggering 46 billion pixels. That's 855,000 by 54,000 pixels! The photo shows…
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Sammy the Seal’s Extraordinary Mealtime Ritual

Sammy flops across the street every day to visit his favourite seafood restaurant For some years now, Sammy the Seal has been hauling his roly-poly body out of Broad Lough river in Wicklow Town, in the Republic of Ireland, three times a day. He is a devoted client of a fish and chip shop in…
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Penguin Always Comes Home To The Man Who Saved His Life

A Magellanic penguin named Jingjing lives in Patagonia, but since 2011 he's got a seasonal home in Brazil. Four years ago, retired bricklayer João Pereira de Souza was walking along the beach when he found a penguin covered in oil and struggling to survive. He brought the penguin home, cleaned him up and gave him…
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Teapot Dome Service Station

History of Teapot Dome Service Station The Teapot Dome Service Station was built in 1922 as an architectural reminder of a government scandal that took place during the Harding administration. It was handcrafted by Jack Ainsworth in 1922. He built it inspired by the Harding Administration Teapot Dome Scandal. The store next to the Teapot was…
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World Reclamation Art Project Gas Station

In Syracuse, New York, what was formerly the Nottingham Citgo #53, a fifty-year-old abandoned gas station, has been converted into a work of art, titled WRAP, or the World Reclamation Art Project, by Syracuse University graduate art student Jennifer Marsh. United by this common cause, World Reclamation Art Project contributors range from professional artists to…
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Erik Johansson – Amazing optical illusions

Erik Johansson does not shoot the moments, he photographs the ideas! The Swedish photographer Erik Johansson, makes ​​from ordinary scenery amazing optical illusions. With the help of “Photoshop” he creates interesting crazy photos. Erik Johansson is a photographer and retoucher from Sweden based in Prague, Czech Republic and Sweden. He is working on both personal…
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The Bunda Cliffs – The End Of The Earth

The Bunda Cliffs literally feel like the end of the earth, though they are really just the end of Australia. The Bunda cliffs are part of a larger scarp of the Eucla Basin that spreads from the western part of South Australia across to the south eastern corner of Western Australia. As a geographical feature,…
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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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“Angel of the Gap” Don Ritchie

Donald Taylor "Don" Ritchie has spent five decades looking out the window of their small home near the Australian cliff Gap. This cliff offers a beautiful view, but it is not only beautiful landscape attracted this man. Don Ritchie's window-watching had a far greater purpose. Since 1964 he has saved at least 160 lives, although…
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Steampunk Animal Sculptures Made Of Scrap Metal

Hasan Novrozi, a talented sculptor, has created a wonderful collection of steampunk animals sculptures Despite being painstakingly assembled from thousands of metal tools, automotive components, and other pieces of scrap metal, these steampunk sculptures are full of life and emotions. The talented sculptor was trained in Iran and has since expanded his skills with plenty…
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Gambia’s Parliament Bans Female Genital Mutilation

Gambia's parliament has passed a bill banning female genital mutilation Gambia's parliament has passed a bill banning female genital mutilation and setting strict penalties for offenders, a month after the president condemned the practice which is carried out on many women in the West African country. A person who engages in female circumcision could face…
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Google Cardboard Saves Baby’s Life

A toy-like Google Cardboard contraption that sells for less than $20 online has helped save the life of a baby Google Cardboard looks like a set of big square goggles. Stick your iPhone inside and with the right app, you can see images in three-dimensional virtual reality. Doctors at Nicklaus Children's Hospital in Miami used…
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