Thursday, 29 Jan 2009


Rock formations that look like human faces. Fascinating pictures...



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Do you think you know a lot about money? Maybe you do. Maybe you don't. But let's see if any of the following facts are in any way surprising to you...

Author: mesmerX | Category: News | Comments: 5 | Views: 5123





A brilliant article appeared on Lifehacker entitled '10 Ways To Entertain Young Children For $1 Or Less (Without The TV)'. Here are the author's ten suggestions in a nutshell...

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What forces of mother nature are capable of doing...



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Here are the six online communities that killed our adventurous spirit, made us sure that we'd seen everything the online world has to offer, and even more certain that we didn't want to try to find anything more depressingly fascinating...

Author: mesmerX | Category: News | Views: 11984





Fan promotions that didn't go so well. Here's a look at five that failed...



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Sunday, 25 Jan 2009


Amazing, we underestimate animals intelligence all the time. It really is incredible what they are capable of. Check out this amazing story with these amazing pictures!


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Ok, this stuff is amazing, I have never seen this before in my life and it’s just nuts. This is pretty much concrete that light can get through. It’s just as hard but has a more pleasing appearance.


Author: mesmerX | Category: Pictures | Comments: 2 | Views: 6657





We all have parts in us that we don’t need, that maybe we did need, or were going to need. Anyway here is just an interesting list of 20 body parts we have that we just don’t need, what we did need them for, or what they could have been used for.

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I think the brain is most interesting when it doesn’t work the way you expect it should. Psychology often confirms our intuitions about how our minds work, but it offers quite a few surprises as well. Although some psychology buff’s will have heard a few of these before, here’s a list of quirks in your brain you probably didn’t realize you had...

Author: mesmerX | Category: News | Comments: 1 | Views: 13737





In honour of Her Majesty, here are five great British walk-outs...


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A nine-year old Chinese girl was playing in Songjian near Shanghai, in July 1992 when she was carried...

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Wednesday, 14 Jan 2009


In reality, science generally pushes forward with all the alacrity of tectonic plates, painstakingly testing and disproving theories until new laws emerge. But sometimes, very rarely, science really does take a great leap forward. Here are the seven most exciting and important moments in the entire history of science...

Author: mesmerX | Category: News | Comments: 2 | Views: 26166





Here's a collection of some of the weirdest UK employment disputes from the past few years...


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Exhilarating adventures of life I'd like to do. What about you?...


Author: mesmerX | Category: News | Comments: 1 | Views: 4520





Fascinating videos demonstrating superpowers like invisibility, lasers, etc...


Author: mesmerX | Category: Videos | Comments: 1 | Views: 4280





How stupid can a thief be? These guys have chosen the wrong job. What is worse? Getting beaten by the store owner or being exposed in a truck while caught red-handed. You could almost feel sorry for these criminals.

Author: mesmerX | Category: Videos | Views: 4132




Friday, 9 Jan 2009


Movie cars that left a lasting impression in our minds...


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What makes a great movie insult? Swearing will bump you up a few notches but only if used correctly – profanity should be used sparingly and imaginatively. Personal jibes always go down well, particularly about one’s weight or mother. But what makes a really winning movie insult is whether it can be used by the every man...

Author: mesmerX | Category: News, Pictures | Comments: 2 | Views: 5820





The following is a list of 100 milestone documents, compiled by the National Archives and Records Administration, and drawn primarily from its nationwide holdings. The documents chronicle United States history from 1776 to 1965. For historians.

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WTF! museums...


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A stick-in-your-pocket cheat sheet on sex, food, death, money, work, grandkids... and how to find your keys.


Author: mesmerX | Category: News | Comments: 2 | Views: 49601




Wednesday, 7 Jan 2009


See people with out-of-this-world beliefs or with bizarre causes...


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Monumental monuments...


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Videos of 15 cool tricks you can learn to impress random dudes and dudesses...

Author: mesmerX | Category: Videos | Views: 3658




Monday, 5 Jan 2009


Explosions are tricky to measure. For one, what's the criteria? And most data on "blasts from the past" are speculation at best. So consider this list "10 of the biggest explosions since the dawn of time," measured by magnitude of the blast, loss of lives and impact on world history.

Author: mesmerX | Category: News, Pictures | Comments: 12 | Views: 21939





Weapons of the creative minds...


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Sure, who hasn't wished for superpowers? Super-speed, super-flight, super-strength-these are the cool powers, the ones with which all comic book superheroes seem to do so well for themselves. But there are a few lesser-known powers found in the funny pages that nobody wants to be saddled with...


Author: mesmerX | Category: News | Views: 4902




Thursday, 1 Jan 2009


Grocery shopping seems like a harmless enough activity. It's a chore, but it's one that most of us do at least once a week, without giving much thought to what's going on behind the scenes at the supermarket. Well, here's what's going on...

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Most of these actually look very tempting to play...


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Here are 10 of the most ingenious ways the Japanese have gotten with the program and gotten small...


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Tuesday, 30 Dec 2008


A few funny signs, and Chinese sign English interpretations...



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Can you cry underwater? Would a fly without wings be called a walk? Etc...

Author: mesmerX | Category: News | Comments: 2 | Views: 8599




Monday, 29 Dec 2008


There's no denying that diamonds are a traditional symbol of romance and love. Why, a man needs a diamond ring to ask the woman of his dream to marry him, right? But was it always that way? Did you know that someone worked very, very hard to make diamond rings de rigueur in marriage proposals? Or that diamonds aren't actually very rare at all? Or that they make lousy investments?

Author: mesmerX | Category: News, Pictures | Comments: 6 | Views: 26120





Killer comebacks! A truly good comeback can instantly turn tables, elevate the terminally zinged to the status of champion, and reduce the zinger to a stuttering fool.


Author: mesmerX | Category: News | Comments: 2 | Views: 4291





Etiquette used to be the glue that held society together. It enabled people to get on with friends and neighbors without causing offense or harm. Sadly, these days it has mostly gone by the wayside. This list is of 10 of the best rules of etiquette that have now vanished. Perhaps it will inspire some to revive them!

Author: mesmerX | Category: News, Pictures | Comments: 2 | Views: 5849





Some of the most familiar wives tales and urban legends, plus some that sound dubious but which turn out to be true. You know them, now let's bust them...



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Fascinating facts you didn't know about yourself, and can use in your advantage...


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The balance of nature took about four billion years to settle into the pattern the earth now holds. When humans change one thing, large or small, it begins a chain reaction that we often can’t foresee. We don’t know everything there is to know about Mother Nature yet.

Author: mesmerX | Category: News, Pictures | Comments: 1 | Views: 7174





Bored? Unspeakably, interminably, mind-blowingly bored at work? Then why not put on those headphones and be productive with your time instead. Ten great ideas can be found within - ten websites with which to waste way too much time at work.

Author: mesmerX | Category: News | Views: 8449




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