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Meet The Microorganisms That Live on Your Face

Don’t freak out. Don’t get grossed. Don’t go and wash your face after reading this, because it won't even work. Before you go ahead, just...

This Expensive Coffee is Made From an Animal’s Faeces

Kopi luwak, one of the world’s most expensive types of coffee, is made from – say eewwww – the droppings of a forest animal...

This Man Said Football is More Important Than Life and Death

When boys gather to watch football, give it their attention and shout a little, some girlfriends and wives feel irritated for being ignored. If you...

Is America on the Roman Empire’s Same Path to Ruin?

Several historians have pointed out what they say is a glaring similarity between the United States now and the Roman Empire before its collapse,...

An Invisible Car? Not a Bad Idea But Also Not a...

We’ve heard about driverless cars but what about invisible cars? Crazy as the idea sounds, it's not a mad man’s dream and they could...

Six Feet: The Humbling Words on Alexander the Great’s Grave

The name says it all. Alexander III of Macedon (356 BC – 323 BC), founder of the Macedonian empire, earned the name Alexander the...

Where the Christmas Tree Came From

It’s a common sight during Christmas but where did the Christmas tree come from? Whose idea was it to decorate a tree indoors? Many historians...

The Boy Who Started World War I With One Bullet

Many people know there have been two World Wars. But not as many know the boy called Gavrilo Princip. At the age of only...

The Persians Had Refrigerators 2,400 years ago!

If you thought refrigeration was new and ours for the claiming, think again. More than 2,400 years ago, they had refrigerators in the ancient...

Is Arsenal’s Mesut Özil a Reincarnation?

Trust the internet to notice the smallest detail about a movie, song, person or anything. Sometimes, it could even be to the great annoyance...

How the Ga name for grey baft came about

The Ga people of Accra are an interesting people. Migrating from Nigeria, Niger, Ethiopia and beyond to settle at their present location, Accra, these...

Bizarre: Chicken Lived for Months After Getting Beheaded

In the city of Fruita, Colorado, is a sculpture of a large chicken without a head, made in honour of the headless chicken called...

The One Food That Doesn’t Expire is …

It’s honey. It’s not just sweet. The golden liquid has virtually no expiry date. You can find a pot of honey that’s thousands of...

Guinness Book of Records Was Made to Settle Bar Arguments

The Guinness Book of Records was made to settle arguments in drinking bars! And why not. Most bars see all sorts of arguments when...

This Lawyer Killed Himself While Re-enacting a Victim’s Suicide

We all know how lawyers are so distrusted, even hated by many people; the countless distasteful jokes across the world. Maybe they’re justified. Because for...

Carlos Henrique Raposo: Football’s Great Swindler

You might have heard of him. If you haven't, Carlos Henrique Raposo was the fake Brazilian striker who "played" for several clubs for about...

This King of Sweden Died From Having a Great Meal

Most of us would like to be remembered for something good. But like king Adolf Frederick of Sweden, we don’t always get to be...

Turkmenistan’s ‘Gates of Hell’

The Gates of Hell or the Door to Hell, also known as the Darvaza crater, is a 69-metre-wide crater in Turkmenistan leaking natural gas...

The Park Ranger Who Survived Seven Lightning Strikes

The National Lightning Safety Institute in the USA puts the average person's odds of being struck by lightning in the US at somewhere around...