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The creepy fish pictured below might seem like a Halloween hoax, but rest (un)assured…the photos are 100% real. As reported by National Geographic, marine biologists in Mexico have confirmed that the strange creature is indeed a rare “cyclops shark.” The shark was discovered by an unsuspecting fisherman, who cut the one-eyed fetus from the belly of a [...]
In the same year that saw the birth of American author Jack London, the induction of Colorado as the 38th U.S. state, and the presidential election in which Rutherford B. Hayes defeated Samuel Tilden; another American legacy was simultaneously sprouting up in the gardens of Illinois. James Boyle’s great-great-grandmother’s garden played host to what has [...]
In a story that will bring both tears and goose bumps, Dan Wheldon and his wife created a final permanent bond on the night before he died in a horrific wreck at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The 33-year-old Indy car driver, who died on Sunday, and his wife Susie got tattoos with each other’s initials. [...]
The popular, Muppet-filled Sesame Street YouTube channel was hacked Sunday, its catchy singalongs and pre-school lessons replaced with explicit pornographic videos and the message, “Who doesn’t like porn kids?” The “content brought to you by the letter ‘X,’” CNN reported, was removed by YouTube within 20 minutes, and the show’s main YouTube page was later [...]
There are actually a lot of ways to indulge your paranoia thanks to smartphones.
Nine-year-old Skylar Johnson was a little bit surprised when her teacher picked her to participate in the spelling bee at her Boca Raton elementary school. After all, she didn’t even have her hand raised. Skylar was even more surprised when after correctly spelling the word “sergeant” the principal asked her if she knew any sergeants. [...]
A Chinese air force jet crashed at an air show on Friday according to the Associated Press. There are no reports of casualties, however only one parachute can be seen opening from the two-seat fighter. The JH-7 “Flying Leopard” fighter-bomber, burst into flames upon crashing. The pilot who ejected suffered only minor injuries, but his [...]