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9,000-Year-Old Dental Drill Is Found

[quote]WASHINGTON - Proving prehistoric man's ingenuity and ability to withstand and inflict excruciating pain, researchers have found that dental drilling dates back 9,000 years Primitive dentists drilled nearly perfect holes into live but undoubtedly unhappy patients between 5500 BC and 7000 BC, an article in Thursday's journal Nature reports Researchers carbon-dated at least nine skulls with 11 drill holes found in a Pakistan graveyard That means dentistry is at least 4,000 y

Crazy Cat Terrorizes Connecticut Town

[quote]FAIRFIELD, Conn - Residents of the neighborhood of Sunset Circle say they have been terrorized by a crazy cat named Lewis Lewis for his part has been uniquely cited, personally issued a restraining order by the town's animal control officer "He looks like Felix the Cat and has six toes on each foot, each with a long claw," Janet Kettman, a neighbor said Monday "They are formidable weapons" The neighbors said those weapons, along with catlike stealth, have allowed Lewis t

One humungous pothole

Isn't this every greenies dream, the earth opens up and sucks down an SUV Just lucky he didn't break the gas main http://wwwmsnbcmsncom/id/12036517/GT1=7850 NEW YORK - A city street collapsed under a sport utility vehicle early Monday, leaving the vehicle nose down into a deep sinkhole that officials said was caused by a water main break The driver of the SUV escaped without serious injures but was taken to a hospital for treatment of shock, said Fire Department spokesman B

Drunkard Kills Himself over Meatless Dinner

[quote]AHMEDABAD, India Reuters - A jobless alcoholic burned himself to death after his wife refused to serve him meat for dinner, Indian police said Sunday Sixty-year-old Mithailal Ram Sanjivan doused his body with an inflammable liquid and set himself ablaze outside his one-room house in Ahmedabad, the main city of western Gujarat state Police said the victim, who had been without a job for years, and his wife, Geeta Sanjivan, 54, had a scuffle over the dinner menu The wife ref

Wily Coyote Captured in Central Park (NY, USA)

[quote]NEW YORK - He's one tourist city officials hope WON'T be coming back A wily coyote paid a visit to the big city, leading dozens of police officers on foot and in a helicopter on a loping chase through Central Park before being captured Wednesday "For a coyote to get to midtown, he has to be a very adventurous coyote," said city Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe Officials said the animal may have wandered into the city from suburban Westchester County, or perhaps crossed the

Woman Gets Beer From Her Kitchen Faucet

[quote]OSLO, Norway - It almost seemed like a miracle to Haldis Gundersen when she turned on her kitchen faucet this weekend and found the water had turned into beer Two flights down, employees and customers at the Big Tower Bar were horrified when water poured out of the beer taps By an improbable feat of clumsy plumbing, someone at the bar in Kristiandsund, western Norway, had accidentally hooked the beer hoses to the water pipes for Gundersen's apartment "We had settled down for

Video of a lake monster

http://wwwabcnewsgocom/GMA/storyid=1648547 Two guys made a video showing an unusual wake big deal of the local lake monster link has video Residents near Lake Champlain in New York say they have their own Loch Ness monster They call it Champ, and it's a local legend It is the inspiration for parade floats, T-shirts, key chains, minor-league baseball team mascots, and wild stories ABC News obtained exclusive video of something just under the surface of the lake that

Mutant Chicken Embryo Grows Alligator like Teeth

As if the world wasn't weird enough, chickens really do have teeth "Mutant Chicken embryo" sounds like the beginning of a B grade horror movie The accidental discovery revealed that chickens retain the ability to grow teeth, even though birds lost this feature long ago The finding also resurrected the controversial theory of one of the founders of comparative anatomy, Etienne Geoffroy Saint-Hillaire In the early 19th century, Saint-Hillaire observed that developing parrots have

The Many Unusual Looking Buildings On Earth

Here's one of ten unusual buildings on earth See link for rest of buildings [quote]Dancing Building Here's a building that should really get your attention when walking pass it The Dancing House is considered as one of the more real controversial buildings in Prague The DH was actually designed by a great architect from California, which only proves that he had done some type of hallucinogen while designing it [url=http://wwwuniquedailycom/articles/TMULBOOEEhtml]LINK[/url][/quote]

Ancient Tree Possibly Found in Indiana, 6,000+ years old

EDINBURGH, Ind - A large oak tree dug up last summer in a gravel pit could be 6,000 years old or more and might have been entombed by a glacier during the last ice age, scientists say Researchers at three universities, including Hillsdale College in Michigan, are awaiting radiocarbon test results to pinpoint the age of the tree, which a southern Indiana dredge operator found under 40 feet of sand and gravel But there's more than scientific knowledge at stake The owner of a lumbe

Vietnam man handles three decades without sleep

[quote][b]As songbirds awaken the early risers at dawn on the farm, one resident is already up; in fact, he never slept – not once in the past 33 years [/b] You’d think going without sleep for that long may have its drawbacks, but not for the man in central Quang Nam province who has never been ill after decades of insomnia His inability to sleep has not only made him famous, but also represents a “miraculous” phenomenon worthy of scientific study Sixty-four-year-old Thai Ngoc, kno

Woman Who Weighs 37 Pounds Has Healthy Boy

[quote]TULARE, Calif - A woman who weighs 37 pounds, stands 3 feet tall and uses a wheelchair has given birth to her first child Eloysa Vasquez, 38, suffers from Type 3 osteogenesis imperfecta, a disorder that makes bones soft and brittle Her tiny, distorted body left little room for a fetus to grow and Vasquez suffered two miscarriages before doctors at Stanford University's Lucile Packard Children's Hospital delivered her son, Timothy, by Cesarean section Jan 24 "We just too

Max the dog loves trams but has no ticket

[quote]AMSTERDAM Reuters - A Staffordshire bull terrier hopped onto the number 6 tram in The Hague and traveled for 20 minutes before passengers saw he was alone and called police to make him get off The 7-year-old black and white dog has a penchant for traveling solo on the trundling trams, his owner Ben told a Dutch daily newspaper Wednesday "He got so used to traveling by tram, I always have to stop him from jumping in without me," Ben said "I'll have to put him on the le

Scientists Find 'Lost World' in Indonesia

[quote]JAKARTA, Indonesia - Soon after scientists landed by helicopter in the mist-shrouded mountains of one of Indonesia's most remote provinces, they stumbled on a primitive egg-laying mammal that simply allowed itself to be picked up and brought to their field camp Describing a "Lost World" — apparently never visited by humans — members of the team said Tuesday they also saw large mammals that have been hunted to near-extinction elsewhere and discovered dozens of exotic new species o

Man trips destroys expensive chinese vases in museum

This is just so bad you have to wonder if its a joke Why would expensive vases be in a position where they could be broken like that anyway http://wwwusatodaycom/news/offbeat/2006-01-30-museum-mishap_xhtm A visitor to a British museum tripped on his shoelace, stumbled down a stairway and fell into a display of centuries-old Chinese vases, shattering them into "very small pieces," officials said Monday The three Qing dynasty vases, dating from the late 17th or early 18th centu
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