Saturday, 29 Nov 2008


Put it another way: 8 fascinating facts about Iceland that'll surprise you...


Author: mesmerX | Category: News, Pictures | Views: 3612





I started compiling a folder full of images that offer mixed messages and this is what I came up with. Keep in mind that these are not in any particular order, seven is actually my favorite… Next to that Big Lebowski quote of course.

Author: mesmerX | Category: Pictures | Comments: 6 | Views: 75005





Scattered across the farm-belt of the United States of America are acres upon acres of the craziest corn mazes that mankind has ever conceived. Twisted labyrinths of crossing tangles leading nowhere, everywhere and somewhere, depending on the path you choose to take when you begin and those paths you choose unto the end.

Author: mesmerX | Category: News, Pictures | Comments: 1 | Views: 12513





Sometimes fame comes with a price. And sometimes that price comes in the form of a crazy person believing they are in a relationship with you and/or stalking your every move to get closer to you...

Author: mesmerX | Category: News | Comments: 4 | Views: 6562




Tuesday, 25 Nov 2008


I've scoured many of the roller coaster sites across the web, and this is a list of the Top 10 coasters of 2008. And added a point of view video for each of them, allowing you to ride them... in your underwear.


Author: mesmerX | Category: Videos | Comments: 1 | Views: 3087




Monday, 24 Nov 2008


Can you have much too much, much too young? These ten junior celebrities are proof that yes, you can. From drug and drink addictions to car and relationship wrecks, fame can spoil even the youngest souls. Fortunately, some child stars have overcome their destructiveness, whereas others are fading away, and may more have burnt out completely.

Author: mesmerX | Category: News, Pictures | Comments: 5 | Views: 38754





Reto Schneider has collected some of the most bizarre experiments conducted in the name of science for his book 'The Mad Science Book'. Here he selects nine of his favorites...

Author: mesmerX | Category: News | Views: 3206





Nerdy reputation or not, coin collecting (otherwise known as numismatics) has been a hobby since the days of ancient Rome. If you’re not a member of the enthusiast crowd, though, knowing a thing or two about the following faves just might be enough to help you rub elbows with true aficionados.

Author: mesmerX | Category: News, Pictures | Comments: 1 | Views: 5736





Physical torture represents the power to punish. Although virtually every major culture in history has proven itself willing and able to torture human beings, the overwhelming number of seriously twisted techniques have been associated with...

Author: mesmerX | Category: News, Pictures | Views: 4069




Wednesday, 19 Nov 2008


Throughout history magicians have been performing amazing tricks for our entertainment, as time went on, the tricks got better and better. They continued to push the boundaries, Combining danger with illusion...

Author: mesmerX | Category: Videos | Comments: 5 | Views: 7982





Tattoos have become fairly mainstream in recent years and don’t necessarily come with a jail sentence, motorcycle or military requirement anymore. This fad has given way to some interesting creations that most people would think of as a five-drink minimum to find funny or cool.

Author: mesmerX | Category: Pictures | Comments: 1 | Views: 21775





How science makes modern athletes go higher, move faster, and stay safer.

Author: mesmerX | Category: News | Views: 2690





Imagine it’s twilight - you’re lying on the grass, staring in the sky and familiar shapes appear in the swirling cumulus. The clouds look like demonic marshmallows that infect the sky. They transform into amazing faces, beautiful fish, flying saucers and...

Author: mesmerX | Category: Pictures | Comments: 17 | Views: 49702




Tuesday, 18 Nov 2008


Too much partying? In 2007 researchers at Kyoto University pitted chimpanzees against college students in three memory-based intelligence tests. The highest- scoring chimp beat all the students in the first test, tied with a few in the second test, and reigned again in the third. More interesting things...

Author: mesmerX | Category: News | Views: 3794





When we think of Ancient civilization we think of togas, chariots, and gladiators. What we don’t think about is flame-throwers, eye surgery, and other inventions we take for granted. This is a list of things that the ancients had that you think are modern inventions.

Author: mesmerX | Category: News | Comments: 1 | Views: 7049





Welcome to the world of reverse graffiti, where the artist’s weapons are cleaning materials and where the enemy is the elements: wind, rain, pollution and decay. It’s an art form that removes dust or dirt rather than adding paint...

Author: mesmerX | Category: News, Pictures | Comments: 2 | Views: 22738





Long before Bonsai Kittens and the tourist guy, hoaxsters have been wreaking havoc on the gullible to amuse themselves and maybe gain a little notoriety. Here are a few hoaxes that pre-date the Internet, in some cases by centuries...

Author: mesmerX | Category: News | Comments: 21 | Views: 3895




Monday, 17 Nov 2008


As bright and intelligent as we think we are as a species, there are a number of mysteries in the world that continue to elude us. These unsolved mysteries are wide in scope and could include the Pyramids of Egypt or even Hitler’s suicide, but presented here are the top 8 mysteries that I’ve found particularly compelling.

Author: mesmerX | Category: News | Comments: 10 | Views: 12301




Friday, 14 Nov 2008


At least to the average person!


Author: mesmerX | Category: News | Comments: 1 | Views: 4742





Phenomena that eludes every living human alive, one day or another... something that we still don't understand... but wish we did...


Author: mesmerX | Category: News, Pictures | Comments: 23 | Views: 28283





So-called master builder Ty Pennington might not be able to show you the full realm of possibilities that duct tape offers...


Author: mesmerX | Category: Pictures | Comments: 1 | Views: 3940





Our use of invention, or the innovation of altering an object or process in new ways, may be what truly defines us as a species. Here's the 10 greatest inventions we ever invented from thin air...


Author: mesmerX | Category: News | Comments: 5 | Views: 8105




Wednesday, 12 Nov 2008


Here is a list of world records you might not have heard of before...


Author: 0xtreme | Category: Videos | Comments: 4 | Views: 3407





Tesla coils, superconductors, and hilarious music videos are great reasons to be excited about physics. Here are some of our favorites...


Author: 0xtreme | Category: Videos | Comments: 1 | Views: 5780





Here are 10 travel guides that are so transfixingly odd that they've remained readable long beyond their original itinerarie...


Author: 0xtreme | Category: News | Views: 4283




Monday, 10 Nov 2008


Want to make it big as an entrepreneur? Check out these recent odd and quirky business ideas. P.S. These ideas could not have been too "stupid" as they have all made millions of dollars...


Author: 0xtreme | Category: News | Comments: 7 | Views: 11079





Highly toxic disaster areas created by various man-made "experiments"...


Author: 0xtreme | Category: News | Comments: 1 | Views: 7613




Thursday, 6 Nov 2008


It's almost hard to believe (for us non-artist average citizens), that a bunch of scribble-poop can go for $140 million!


Author: mesmerX | Category: News, Pictures | Comments: 2 | Views: 6783





This is a list of secret projects that have since been found to be true in light of released (either officially, or unofficially) documents. Some have long been the source of conspiracy theories while others have been accepted by the mainstream as real.


Author: mesmerX | Category: News | Comments: 4 | Views: 12254





Logologos - a site that makes interesting discoveries of the equations that made the famous logos...


Author: mesmerX | Category: Pictures | Comments: 2 | Views: 7108





Excellent positions to sleep at work, while tricking your colleges and/or boss into thinking you're working...



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The building's 57,000 square metres of office space is home to the majority of the McLaren group's 900 employees, in an area large enough to hold nine Boeing 747 jumbo jets...


Author: mesmerX | Category: News, Pictures | Comments: 2 | Views: 3823




Sunday, 2 Nov 2008


Across the world, there are museums of history, of art and of science. Some of the most famous include the Louvre, the Smithsonian and San Francisco’s Exploratorium. But for as many famous museums as there are around the world, there are just as many strange museums. To make it on this list, the wackier museum is the better.


Author: mesmerX | Category: News | Comments: 1 | Views: 7284





John F. Kennedy? You've heard about him. Caesar? Got his own salad. Well, this article isn't about them. This is about the little guys who wandered onto History's highway and managed to do something that changed the world for the better, and in a huge way...


Author: mesmerX | Category: News | Comments: 1 | Views: 5258





"Old people don't like swearing, because a lot of the words weren't invented in their day, so they feel left out" – Zoe Gardner. More...

Author: mesmerX | Category: News | Views: 2502





If you want to show off quick & easy maths calculation skills, then you may find these cheatsheets interesting...

Author: mesmerX | Category: News | Comments: 1 | Views: 5235





Let's face it: everything is a lot more horrifying than you thought when you were a kid. Pick even the most childlike, innocent thing you can think of, and the odds are that there's a deeply disturbing story behind it...


Author: mesmerX | Category: News | Comments: 3 | Views: 8205






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