Believe it or not, a traveler in China actually resorted to disguising his turtle as a hamburger. This came to light after security screening workers at China's Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport airport noticed "suspicious corners" of a bag as it passed through the airport's X-ray scanner. Inside, they found a KFC wrapper contained a "hamburger", an item notably absent from the menus of the fast food fried chicken chain. Continue reading for more extremely bizarre (yet real) news headlines.
You know something is wrong, when...someone unknowingly plugs the power strip into itself. However, it won't be long until someone noticed that nothing plugged into it is powering on, or so we hope. FAILS come in all forms, whether it be driving on the wrong side of the ride, using an unopened umbrella to cover your head in rain, or just going head first into a lake without realizing your car isn't a boat. Continue reading to see them all.
What you see above isn't something from a science fiction film, just an MIT SOFT Rocker. Created by Sheila Kennedy, an architecture professor at MIT, the goal of this invention is to make solar panel fitted installations look as aesthetic as possible. There's an integrated 35 watt solar tracking system combined with an interactive 1.5 axis that allow the 12 amp battery to harvest and store electricity when the sun is up. Users can simply plug their USB chargers into the electrical outlets installed in the rocker to charge their gadgets at any time of the day. Continue reading for more.
Robert Pershing Wadlow is the tallest person in history for whom there is irrefutable evidence. Wadlow reached a staggering 8-feet 11.1-inches (2.72-meters) in height and weighed 439-pounds (199-kilograms) at his death at age 22. His great size and his continued growth in adulthood were due to hyperplasia of his pituitary gland, which results in an abnormally high level of human growth hormone. He showed no indication of an end to his growth even at the time of his death. With that said, explaining that he is the fourth person from the left in a photograph probably isn't necessary. Continue reading for more obvious things.
NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio decided to take selfies to the next level earlier this year by snapping you the photo you see above during a spacewalk. For the technophiles wondering, astronauts use three Nikon D2Xs cameras to capture the images you see regularly being posted online. One thing you may not know is that the radiation damages pixels on the sensor, and sometimes, the damage is so great that the camera does not make it back to space again. Continue reading for more extreme and dangerous selfies that will make you look twice.
Eyes are often the first feature we notice about a person upon meeting them, and some people just aren't happy with the color of theirs, wishing their dark corneas away in favor of an exotic shade of blue. If you fall under that category, Laguna Beach-based doctor Gregg Homer, has just the procedure for you. Utilizing a laser tuned to a special frequency, the doctor alters the cells that produce the brown coloration in the eye. After just a few weeks, the darker color begins to fade, revealing the blue pigment underneath. Unfortunately, the 20-second procedure only works for brown-eyed individuals, as they already have a bluish coloration hiding underneath. Continue reading for more crazy facts.
It's not everyday that you see a transforming PlayStation toy, much less one that turn into Optimus Prime. Takara Tomy has just released a new line of retro video game console transformers, and this is the first one to be revealed. Unfortunately (or fortunately), things only get stranger from here on out, and that's because you're about to see things like a giant Marge Simpsons riding shotgun as well as what $1-million USD looks like in $10 bills. Continue reading to see them all.
So, you just finished your essay and started running the grammar / spell check function, but came across this notification that suggests you replace "I'm" with "I is". Now that is just one of the many weird everyday situations that will confuse you, or at least if you think too much about it. Others include: sugar free sugar, drawing perfect eyebrows gone terribly wrong, and children's books you can actually eat. Continue reading to see them all.
Blaine Gibson of Austin-based production studio Rooster Teeth, recently took a trip to Disney World, but was getting tired of taking normal photos with the characters. So, he stopped by a local Walmart to purchase a fake engagement ring and then went around the resort to propose to all of his favorite characters, including Cinderella, Ariel, Rapunzel, Jasmine, Tinkerbell, and even Gaston. If you're wonder who he eventually gave the ring to, here's what Gibson revealed: "I ended up giving the ring to Tink[erbell] because she was my last princess. She, Rapunzel, and Ariel won my heart." Continue reading to see all the photos.
The weekend is almost upon us and those with little ones know that it doesn't take much to keep them busy. Whether it be a simple smartphone / tablet app or just a game of hide and seek, just spending time with them is priceless. However, some of these kids might need to brush up on their skills before playing another game of hide and go seek. Continue reading for more examples of how not to hide.