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One woman in New York is doing what she can to help save the environment. Rosa Ferrigno’s collected over 300 plastic bags and knitted herself a new suit. The 75-year-old spent the winter knitting a skirt and jacket from brown bags scissored into thin strips and tied together in order to make yarn. For the purposes […]

This past weekend’s Siberian Power Show in Russia featured a “sport slapping tournament” for men that’s exactly what it sounds like: Two brutes take turns slapping each other from across a podium until one of them gives up or is judged to be in no shape to continue. (As The Moscow Times notes, “Unlike similar […]

A library in Silverthorne, Colorado was foced to close it’s doors after a moose decided to take a nap, blocking the entrance to the establishment. “The North Branch Library, here in Silverthorne, Colorado is temporarily closed due to a moose making an attempt at higher learning, and blocking the entrance. Please stay away from the […]

A new study out of Australia has found that death metal music does not inspire more violence than other genres. According to research conducted in Macquarie University’s music lab under by Professor Bill Thompson, death metal fans are not “desensitized” to violent imagery portrayed in the songs. Specifically, Thompson recruited 32 death metal fans and […]

In the sport of golf, one can score an ‘eagle’. But how about an eagle scoring for you? A golfer in British Columbia managed to record a hole in one thanks to the predatory bird. The golfer said he was playing his first round of the season in Vancouver when an eagle landed on the […]

A man in Ohio has decided to go all-in on Lent this year, giving up food and drink.. except beer. Del Hall, vows he will not eat or drink anything except beer for all 46 days of Lent. He says his incredibly unhealthy diet was inspired by monks from the 1600s, who would make a special […]

A plane bound for Malaysia was forced to turn around and head back to the airport from which it came from after a baby was left at the boarding gate. The pilot decided to make the unusual request to return to an airport in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia when they were informed a passenger had forgotten […]

You may remember awhile back, Heinz released a new condiment that was a cross between ketchup and mayonnaise. Well, someone at the company figured, “why stop there?” because new Frankenstein condiments will be hitting store shelves soon. “Sauce lovers nationwide have been mixing different condiments to create flavor combinations that will take their favorite foods […]

A grandma from Texas had to be rescued after she was washed out to sea atop a piece of ice. Judith Streng was on vacation in Iceland when she spotted a piece of iceberg that had washed up on a beach in Jorkulsarlon. “It was shaped like an easy place to sit. You can tell […]

A man snowbound in Oregon credits his being alive today to packets of Taco Bell hot sauce. Jeremy Taylor became stuck in some deep snow during a storm on February 24th. After a failed attempt to hike it, Taylor returned to his vehicle in hopes for rescue. After five days of being trapped inside his […]



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