Asteroid will be close to hitting Earth in 2036

An asteroid may come uncomfortably close to Earth in 2036 and the United Nations should assume responsibility for a space mission to deflect it, a group of astronauts, engineers and scientists said. The 20-million-tonne asteroid could be heading the way towards Kamchatkans and Venezuelans. Californians have even more reason to worry the asteroid is more … [Read the full story]

Ferrets can grow human livers

Scientists have used ferret livers, which are the size of walnuts, to grow minature human livers. The breakthrough by US scientists raises the prospect of growing livers that could then be transplanted into patients. The US team used part of the ferret livers as a “scaffold” to grow human liver cells, after the animal cells … [Read the full story]

Technology makes Mount Everest a safer place to visit

A piece of wilderness was conquered around 6 years ago, when wireless 3G became available on Mount Everest. This may have changed the face of mountaineering forever. Can you imagine a climber who’s almost at the summit, stopping to update their facebook. But at least there’ll be a wicked hands-free to go with it. When taking a call at … [Read the full story]

All hail the ‘Pussy Man’

A Vietnamese man who just loves pussy has been dubbed ‘the Cat Lord’ after a video gone viral showed him riding a motorcycle with 4 cats as passengers. The video was posted in Facebook by Nguyen Duy Phuong, who is seen riding in Hanoi late at night with one cat on the handle-bars, and three … [Read the full story]

Son throws mother out of window – then kills her

A 41 year-old man has been arrested in California after he allegedly pushed his 71 year-old mother out of a second-story window, and then stomped her to death. Fernando Vargas, 41 allegedly broke his heel after fatally kicking his mother, Carlota Vargas, in the street outside their apartment building. It’s been reported by the Los … [Read the full story]

Toilets and potatoes don’t mix!

A man learnt two simple yet important lessons recently: 1. Potatoes cannot be flushed down toilets. 2. Setting a fire alarm off rarely solves non-fire related problems. The unnamed man learnt these lessons after pouring potatoes down his toilet for some unknown reason which unsurprisingly led to it becoming blocked up. After calling the building … [Read the full story]

Christmas Dinner, in an ice cream!

Calling all foodies!  We’ve got something that will butter your parsnips. And we can’t even say what it will do to your sprouts. Let us introduce the first ever Christmas Dinner ice cream. You read it right. Your actual ENTIRE Xmas dinner, in cold, creamy form. We’re talking turkey, cranberry, bacon, sage and, yes, Brussels … [Read the full story]

Here’s one way to get out of work

This is one (underhanded) way of avoiding having to help during the holidays. Some sneaky people have decided to buy fake casts so they don’t have to give a hand during a three day holiday weekend in South Korea. The increase in sales of phoney casts may be because woman are fed up with having … [Read the full story]

How to win at office politics: Build a fort

A man has summoned his inner child and built a fort at work. The lucky office worker was apparently allowed to erect the cardboard defence, which covered him while he was at his desk, by bosses. The fort, which was mostly made up of boxes, came complete with its own special message on the front … [Read the full story]

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