The whoopee cushion
Posted by ashley @ 1:14 pm on January 25th
The whoopee cushion was invented by a 14 year old Roman Emperor, who used it frequently on guest. He was assassinated by the time he was 18.
Disneyland releases over 200 feral cats
Posted by ashley @ 1:52 pm on January 23rd
Every night after closing time, Disneyland releases over 200 feral cats into the park to help keep the rodent population under control.
Man Kills for FarmVille Cash
Posted by ashley @ 1:38 pm on January 21st
In August 2011 a court heard that Adam Hamnett, of Greater Manchester was so desperate to buy virtual animals for his FarmVille account that first he robbed from a blind man, Brian McKenzie, and then murdered Peter Boustead. Hamnett was given a life sentence and must serve a minimum of 20 years.
Jazz from Hell
Posted by ashley @ 1:17 pm on January 19th
One of the first albums to have a parental advisory sticker was Frank Zappa’s ‘ Jazz from Hell’ in 1986. The album is completely instrumental.
Posted by ashley @ 1:02 pm on January 17th
Lake Hillier is a bubble-gum-pink lake right on the edge of Recherché Archipelago’s largest island in Australia. It’s literally just a few steps away from a “normal” coloured Southern Ocean. Scientists cannot figure out why Lake Hillier is pink, speculating that it’s caused by a reaction of sea salt and sodium bicarbonate (which you know as baking soda), or caused by red halophilic bacteria in the salt crusts. You’re probably just wondering whether or not you can swim in Lake Hillier. Well, good news: as any Aussie will attest, it’s really just a salt lake; really salty, but perfectly safe to swim in
Posted by ashley @ 1:47 pm on January 15th
A Russian woman gave birth to a total of 69 children; She gave birth to 16 pairs of twins, 7 sets of triplets and 4 sets of quadruplets between 1725 and 1765, in a total of 27 births. 67 of the 69 children born are said to have survived infancy
Posted by ashley @ 4:45 pm on January 13th
Cluster headache is a condition that involves, as its most prominent feature, an immense degree of pain that is almost always on only one side of the head. Some doctors and scientists have described the pain resulting from cluster headaches as the most intense pain a human can endure — worse than burns, broken bones or child birth.