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Two customers dining at Gordon Ramsay’s restaurant Hell’s Kitchen in Las Vegas had to be taken to the hospital last week after being burned by a flaming cocktail. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that the two fell victim to a tiki-style drink called Rum Donkey. “The particular type of specialty drink served at Hell’s Kitchen […]

What could go wrong? Tesla’s 9.0 vehicle software update will include a collection of Atari video games. According to CEO Elon Musk, the update will feature Atari classics Pole Position, Tempest, and Missile Command and should be released in about four weeks. The controls will supposedly be linked to the Tesla’s steering wheel, and will only work when the […]

Whatever happened to getting down on one knee? A New York state man asked for his girlfriend’s hand in marriage by carving a massive proposal into his family’s corn maze. Travis Drexler used his family’s corn maze at Springside Farm in the small town of Fabius, New York to spell out “Allie will you marry me?” He […]

Thousands of kangaroos are currently causing chaos in Canberra, Australia. reports that unusually cold and dry weather has forced the marsupials to travel into the suburbs to look for more food. Kangaroos have been seen hopping across the highway in groups as big as 20 and causing traffic jams. They’ve also been invading homeowner’s […]

Researchers off the coast of Hawaii have discovered a new hybrid species–a cross between a melon-headed whale and a rough-toothed dolphin, the product of some inter-species bump-and-grind. The discovery lead to a the all-important question: What do you call such a thing? “Wholphin” has emerged as the obvious front-runner, though scientists have been quick to […]

Thanks to a banking error, a Boston woman spent 10 minutes as a millionaire. Ellen Fleming, 26, says she received a voicemail from a TD Ameritrade financial consultant, informing her a deposit had been made into her account. Fleming then checked her account and discovered it now contained $1 100 000. “I was thinking, ‘Oh, […]

This story proves that you should always go with your gut. A Massachusetts man credits a “strange feeling” for buying nine identical lottery tickets that ended up netting him $900,000. Robert Lundstedt says he originally bought four tickets for the Massachusetts Lottery’s Mass Cash drawing at a supermarket, but then got an urge to buy more. So […]

An 82 year old from India has clipped his nails for the first time in 66 years. Shridhar Chillal is the current Guinness World Record for the world’s longest fingernails, a record he has held since 1979. He acquired the record when the nails on his left hand measured a total of 86.5 inches, but […]

Meet Katarina Zarutskie, a 19-year-old Instagram model who recently visited the Bahamas with her boyfriend and his family. During their stay, Zarutskie came across a pool where several nurse sharks were swimming. “Nurse sharks are calm creatures,” she tells BuzzFeed. She goes on to say she’s seen plenty of instagram photos of people swimming next […]

Last week, Dallas woman Rosey Blair live-tweeted a meeting between two strangers sitting in front of her. The pair ended up sitting together because Blair asked the woman to change seats so she could sit with her boyfriend. The two have since been identified as former soccer pro Euan Holden and a woman named Helen. […]



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