Optical illusion – What colour do you see?

Everyone is unique and this illusion is proof. After concentrating on the revolving image each person will see a different colour. Some see yellow, some green and a rare few will see red. The optic wheel is named Benham’s top after the renowned Victorian toymaker from Essex, England, Charles Benham. Benham created the moving pattern … [Read the full story]

Earphones designed for watching porn

If you worry that your social life may be getting too active, then we have a treat for you. A company in Thailand has created a range of earphones that will ensure no one will want to use your towels or even shake your hand again. You see, the Ladobi ’6-way earphone’ is specifically designed … [Read the full story]

Facts about Australia that foreigners should know

Fun facts about Australia: The Great Barrier Reef. The Great Barrier Reef is home to about 1500 species of fish, 400 types of coral, 4000 breeds of clams and other molluscs, 800 echinoderms, including sea cucumbers, 500 varieties of seaweed, 200 bird species, 1500 different sponges, and 6 types of turtle. Fun facts about Australia: … [Read the full story]

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]

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