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.
In just a few days, the video above has accumulated over 11-million views, mainly due to the fact that it shows a goliath grouper fish devouring a 4-foot shark whole off Florida's Gulf Coast. These massive fish can grow to be over 8 feet long - the largest ever caught in Florida weighed 680 pounds, which is about the weight of the world's largest cat, the Siberian tiger. Continue reading for another video on the goliath grouper and for more information.
Researchers have identified the bizarre creature you see above as a deep sea dragonfish, and one thing's for sure, it looks to be straight from an Alien movie. This thing not only has an oddly-shaped head, but there are also rows of sharp teeth to boot. This dragonfish lives in the deep parts of the Atlantic Ocean beyond where any plant life grows or light reaches. This habitat has caused the Dragonfish to adapt to the conditions at these depths by having light-producing organs called photophores and skeletons that better suit deep-sea life. Continue reading for more pictures.
Hou Weilin, a 29-year-old SWAT officer from the Chongqing Armed Police Corps, is getting married soon, but couldn't get time off for his wedding shoot due to his 24-hour on-call work schedule. So, he decided to ask the photographer to visit a SWAT training center for a non-traditional shoot. Hou put on his uniform, while the bride-to-be put on her wedding gown and veil, for a photo series both will remember for a lifetime. Continue reading for more images.
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.
Vestmannaeyjar is a stunning archipelago off of the southern coast of Iceland, and within that archipelago is a small island known as Ellioaey. What sets this small island apart from the others is a single cabin situated right on the side. This may not seem that strange once you know that the island was once inhabited by five families that subsisted by fishing, hunting puffins, and raising cattle, approximately 300-years ago. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Whether it be lunar base to UFOs, conspiracy theorists have come up with some insane theories over the years, but this time, a shadowy humanoid-like figure has been spotted on Google Moon. YouTube user Wowforreel's video has been viewed more than two million times in less than a month. For those with Google Earth installed on their computers, type in these coordinates to view it for yourself: 27°34'26.35"N 19°36'4.75"W. Continue reading for the video and more information.
We recommend to never try this at home, and with that said, microwaving a compact disc can produce some really cool-looking sparks. This happens because the microwave destroys the disc's reflective metallic layer, but on a more dangerous note, this also causes arcing inside the oven, which may damage it or shorten its life. That's not all, it could also release toxic gases. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a real-life dancing baby Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy.
Spreepark was an entertainment park in the north of the Planterwald in the Berlin district Treptow-Kopenick (formerly part of the GDR-controlled East Berlin). It's been closed for over a decade and was previously listed on eBay for a cool €1.62-million, before it burned down this week. The entertainment park was opened in 1969 as Kulturpark Planterwald, covering an area of 29.5 hectares. The area is situated in the north of the Planterwald, next to the river Spree. It was the only constant entertainment park in the GDR, and the only such park in either East or West Berlin. Continue reading for an in-depth 20-minute look inside.
For those who don't reside in the US, state fairs are an annual competitive and recreational gathering usually held in late summer or early fall. In other words, it's basically a larger version of a county fair, often including only exhibits or competitors that have won in their categories at the more-local county fairs. In addition to these exhibits and competitions, there's a host of foods for you to try, with many of the popular items being deep friend, like the bacon strips you see above. Continue reading for more.