12-course meal in a can

A 12-course meal may sound appetising, but when it’s stuffed into a single tin can, perhaps less so. The full ingredients of the 12-course meal in a can are: -A selection of local cheeses with sourdough bread -Pickled Kobe beef with charred strawberry -Ricotta ravioli with a soft egg yolk -Shitake mushroom topped with filled … [Read the full story]

Strange but true…

The Earth weighs around 6,600,000,000,000,000,000,000 tons (5,940 billion billion metric tons)! A cockroach can live several weeks with its head cut off – it dies from starvation! Every time you lick a stamp, you’re consuming 1/10 of a calorie! The average person has over 1,460 dreams a year! It’s against the law to pawn your … [Read the full story]

Fur coat made completely from male chest hair

They say fur is murder, but this fur coat is a crime against fashion of another kind. This limited edition coat is made entirely of male chest hair. It took designers up to 200 hours to weave together up to a million strands of hair. Dairy firm Arla commissioned the coat to coincide with the … [Read the full story]

The kettle that looks like Adolf Hitler

In an example of not being able to un-see something after you’ve seen it once, commuters in California can relax if they had a feeling of unease after returning home recently. A driver has removed that nagging feeling after posting a picture of a giant freeway billboard advertising a kettle that strongly resembles Adolf Hitler. … [Read the full story]

Strange but true…

Here’s a few Strange But True facts for you. In Natoma, Kansas, it’s illegal to throw knives at men wearing striped suits. It was once against the law to have a pet dog in a city in Iceland. Your heart beats over 100,000 times a day. Thomas Edison, lightbulb inventor, was afraid ofthe dark. The … [Read the full story]

Cleaner scrubs away AUD $1 million work of art

A German museum is counting the cost after a cleaning woman mistook a valuable sculpture for an unsightly mess – and damaged it beyond repair. The Martin Kippenberger installation entitled When It Starts Dripping From the Ceiling was on display at the Ostwall Museum in Dortmund. The late modern master had created a tower of … [Read the full story]

Man pretends to hang himself

Hitting on the novel idea that he could end his wife’s incessant nagging by giving her a good scare, Hungarian Jake Fen built an elaborate harness to make it look as if he had hanged himself. When his wife came home and saw him she fainted. Hearing a disturbance a neighbour came over and, finding … [Read the full story]

The Danish HAVE to name their children from a government list

Did you know in Denmark, all Danish parents can only name their children from a pre-approved government list of 3000 names for boys and 4000 names for girls. In Denmark, a country that embraces rules with the same gusto that Italy defies them, choosing a first and last name for a child is a serious, … [Read the full story]

Strange But True – Ned Kelly tattoos mean you’ll probably be murdered or killed

People marked with Ned Kelly tribute tattoos are nearly eight times more likely to have been murdered and nearly three times more likely to have killed themselves, researchers have found. Adelaide University Professor Roger Byard studied the causes of death of 20 South Australian men aged between 20 and 67 years who had tattoos of … [Read the full story]

Strange but true

Did you know a pregnant goldfish is called a twit.

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