February 21, 2013
59% of America’s “Tuna” Isn’t Actually Tuna

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Filed under: News Food Sushi WTF Tuna 
January 23, 2013
Do Not Try to Recreate This 16th-Century German Cat Bomb at Home

Think you’re the first person to consider the offensive capabilities of cats and birds in a hypothetical war against zombies space invaders enemies of the Holy Roman Empire? Think again!
Read more. [Image: University of Pennsylvania]

Do Not Try to Recreate This 16th-Century German Cat Bomb at Home

Think you’re the first person to consider the offensive capabilities of cats and birds in a hypothetical war against zombies space invaders enemies of the Holy Roman Empire? Think again!

Read more. [Image: University of Pennsylvania]

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Filed under: WTF History Cats 
January 3, 2013
Who Let This Gun Show Ad Run Next to a Story About Sandy Hook Students?
[Image: @BekimUkperaj]

Who Let This Gun Show Ad Run Next to a Story About Sandy Hook Students?

[Image: @BekimUkperaj]

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Filed under: News Sandy Hook WTF 
December 7, 2012
Proof that Being a Billionaire Doesn't Mean You Understand Economics

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Filed under: Economics WTF 
November 30, 2012
North Korea Has Found a Secret Unicorn Lair, Apparently

"Archaeologists of the History Institute of the DPRK Academy of Social Sciences have recently reconfirmed a lair of the unicorn rode by King Tongmyong, founder of the Koguryo Kingdom," reports the — wait. Stop. UNICORNS? That’s an actual snippet from a report from the Korean Central News Agency, the state news agency of North Korea.

Read more. [Image: Flickr/Christina Welsh (Rin)]

North Korea Has Found a Secret Unicorn Lair, Apparently

"Archaeologists of the History Institute of the DPRK Academy of Social Sciences have recently reconfirmed a lair of the unicorn rode by King Tongmyong, founder of the Koguryo Kingdom," reports the — wait. Stop. UNICORNS? That’s an actual snippet from a report from the Korean Central News Agency, the state news agency of North Korea.

Read more. [Image: Flickr/Christina Welsh (Rin)]

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Filed under: News North Korea Unicorns WTF LOL 
November 1, 2012
Today in Incredibly Unlikely Predictions: This is How ‘Unskewed Polls’ Projects the Presidential Election

Today in Incredibly Unlikely Predictions: This is How ‘Unskewed Polls’ Projects the Presidential Election

October 22, 2012
Don’t Inhale: There is a Detectable Amount of Cocaine in Urban Italian Air

Italy’s Institute of Atmospheric Pollution Research just published a report that measured psychotropic drugs (including cocaine, nicotine, cannabinoids, and caffeine) in the air in eight major cities: Palermo, Rome, Bologna, Florence, Turin, Milan, Verona, and Naples.

Read more. [Image: AP]

Don’t Inhale: There is a Detectable Amount of Cocaine in Urban Italian Air

Italy’s Institute of Atmospheric Pollution Research just published a report that measured psychotropic drugs (including cocaine, nicotine, cannabinoids, and caffeine) in the air in eight major cities: Palermo, Rome, Bologna, Florence, Turin, Milan, Verona, and Naples.

Read more. [Image: AP]

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Filed under: Italy Drugs Health WTF 
October 9, 2012

50% of U.S. Cats and Dogs Are Overweight

Maverick, a cat enrolled in the Pet Fit Club, was declared by his vet to be the biggest cat he had ever seen. His owners couldn’t help but give in to his cries for more food than he needed, until he reached the point where he was having trouble breathing. And even for a cat, he was sleeping too much.

Read more. [Images: PDSA]

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Filed under: Pets Animals Cats Dogs News WTF 
September 24, 2012
Why Is One of China’s Leading Philanthropists Selling Cans of ‘Fresh Air’?

Why Is One of China’s Leading Philanthropists Selling Cans of ‘Fresh Air’?

September 20, 2012

America the Grotesque: An iOS 6 Tour of National Landmarks

While there is a lot to complain about vis-a-vis Apple Maps, we, as Americans, should really be upset with the new iOS 6 app for what it has done to many of our nation’s most notable landmarks. When Apple showed off its new 3D functionality coming to its iPhones in June, people oohed and ahhed at being able to virtually fly through city scapes. But now that people are downloading the company’s replacement for Google Maps, which people are not happy about at all, the reality is not living up to the hype. To see what this new technology is like like, we went on a roadtrip to some of America’s most famous landmarks in iOS 6. The results are not pretty.

Read more. [Images: iPhone]

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Filed under: Apple iOS 6 Apple Maps Maps WTF iPhone Tech 
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