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Strange food from around the world

Fancy trying some strange food This page gives an overview of strange food from around the world and some videos of it Fascinating Video of old lady talking about how to make head cheese which is lunch meat made from boiled animal heads It's basically a jellied meat product made by boiling a whole head, and other scraps of meat, then chilling it into a loaf to be sliced http://stuffucanusecom/strange_foodhtm

For Sale: Homemade flying hovercraft

The ultimate in big boys' toys is leaving adrenalin junkies salivating in its wake A homemade flying hovercraft that can travel on water, land and air has been listed for sale on TradeMe and is attracting plenty of attention The machine was designed and built by Nelson's Rudy Heeman and with more than 5000 hits, has reached its reserve price of $20,000 Mr Heeman, a mechanic, has been making hovercraft in his spare time for more than 13 years but says this is his first attempt at a fl

People with unfortunate names

Imagine growing up as Annette Curtain or Tim Burr, Justin Case, Barb Dwyer or Stan Still It sounds like a bad joke, but a study has revealed that there really are unfortunate people with those names in the UK Joining them on the list are Terry Bull, Paige Turner, Mary Christmas and Anna Sasin And just imagine having to introduce yourself to a crowd as Doug Hole or Hazel Nutt The names were uncovered by researchers from parenting group TheBabyWebsitecom after trawling through on

The Tono Tono man - brain damage makes him turn all speech into the word "Tono" unless he's counting

Man with brain injury thinks he is talking normally, except he only says tono Unless he's counting It obviously seems like he knows he's talking about something in detail, it's just that the last stage of language production - the formation of mouthed words - is impaired The counting thing just boggles my mind [flash=640x505]http://wwwyoutubecom/v/Fw6d54gjuvA&hl=en_US&fs=1&[/flash] Comments on the topic here http://wwwredditcom/r/WTF/comments/b61oo/tono_tono_m

Marriage counselling in Islam, get the whip out

This serious article on marriage counseling in Islam has, for the westerner, an unusual aspect If all else fails trying to resolve your wife's bizarre behavior, you can then whip her That'll do the trick, and make the marriage harmonious Click the link to see the entire article Its an image [url=http://imgurcom/IXcWkjpg]Saudi Marriage Counseling[/url]

Way back in 2001 The Onion accurately predicted the future of America

In January 2001 the satirical website The Onion created a fake news item of a speech by George Bush that became disturbingly accurate over the next decade Funny and tragic to read WASHINGTON, DC–Mere days from assuming the presidency and closing the door on eight years of Bill Clinton, president-elect George W Bush assured the nation in a televised address Tuesday that "our long national nightmare of peace and prosperity is finally over" "My fellow Americans," Bush said, "at lon

Arab ambassador discovers bride is bearded and cross-eyed behind veil

An Arab ambassador has called off his wedding after discovering his wife-to-be who wears a face-covering veil is bearded and cross-eyed If this wasn't in the Telegraph I wouldn't have believed it The envoy had only met the woman a few times, during which she had hidden her face behind a niqab, the Gulf News reported After the marriage contract was signed, the ambassador attempted to kiss his bride-to-be It was only then that he discovered her facial hair and eyes The ambassado

Cows now outnumber humans in New Zealand

New Zealanders who for decades have endured jokes about being outnumbered 20-to-1 by sheep have a new farm animal majority to worry about: cows A record 58 million dairy cattle were counted in the year ended June 2009, Statistics New Zealand said Tuesday — well more than one animal for each of the country’s 43 million citizens In contrast, sheep numbers declined to some 32 million in 2009, less than half the peak of 70 million reported in 1982 This isn't necessarily good news Co

Old plate turned out to be worth £100,000

A dinner plate taken along to the Antiques Roadshow as an after-thought has turned out to be a £100,000 record-breaker Never before in the TV show's three-decade history has a plate been awarded a six-figure valuation Wendy Jones whipped out the 22-inch meat dish from an old Tesco carrier bag and placed it before a stunned expert on the BBC show It was then identified as one part of a 100-piece service commissioned for Frederick the Great of Prussia 260 years ago The service was made

Mugging victim gets stabbed and doesn't notice it

Mugging victim Julia Popova calmly went home after being robbed on her way home from work - without realizing she had a six inch knife stuck into her neck The 22-year-old office worker had grappled with her attacker when he snatched her handbag as she walked to her parents' home in the Russian capital Moscow But she was so shocked by the ordeal she didn't know that the thug had buried a kitchen knife in her neck just fractions of an inch from her spinal cord Her horrified parents

Pakistani ambassador rejected because his name is rude in Arabic!

Despite having served for years as a distinguished Pakistani diplomat, Akbar Zeb reportedly cannot receive accreditation as Pakistan's ambassador to Saudi Arabia because his name, Akbar Zib, equates to "Biggest Dick" in Arabic Saudi officials, apparently overwhelmed by the idea of the name, put their foot down and gave the idea of his being posted there, the kibosh Akbar Zeb is no newcomer to politics, in fact you could say he's a pretty big deal This long-ranging high level diplomat

The Ballad of Colton Harris-Moore

A fascinating article on the infamous teen who outwitted an entire police force In the Northwest's San Juan Islands, best known for killer whales and Microsoft retirees, a teen fugitive has made a mockery of local authorities, allegedly stealing cars, taking planes for joy­rides, and breaking into vacation homes His ability to elude the police and survive in the woods has earned him folk-hero status But some wonder if the 18-year-old will make it out of the hunt alive http://outs

Heavy Metaler tries out for Talent show

The current craze in talent shows are a wonderful opportunity for people to show how musically inclined they are Except for this guy Watch this "Black Metaler" display his vocal ability to the Austrian Judges Such an ordinary looking guy underneath all that face paint as well [flash=640x505]http://wwwyoutubecom/v/rGHLkCYPXe4&hl=en_GB&fs=1&rel=0[/flash] updated video As the video died again here is a backup second video, this time an American doing the same type

Chinese Villager kills and eats the last free Indochinese tiger

A Chinese villager has been jailed for 12 years for shooting and eating the country's last known wild Indochinese tiger Kang Wannian, a man who hunted and ate a rare Indo-Chinese tiger earlier this year, was sentenced to 12 years in prison and fined 100,000 yuan $14,644 He was also ordered to compensate the state for an economic loss of 480,000 yuan $70,295 by the local court in Mengla, in southwest China's Yunnan province on Monday, yunnancn reported today Kang claimed he shot

Coyote found frozen to death standing up

Coyote found frozen to death standing up at Silt, Colorado Now THATS cold Seth Wettlin, who lives in the Mineota Estates subdivision south of Silt, ran out of gas on the way home the night of Dec 16 As he shut down the truck, he saw a coyote standing stock still by the road, illuminated by his headlights [quote] He thought it was frozen and not moving because of fear But it wasn't fear that immobilized the animal, it was the cold The coyote was frozen solid, standing in snow up to i
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