Ball Lightning Strikes 170 Pigs, Leaving Just A Bunch Of Crackling Ears

Ball lightning is real; just ask these 170 Chinese pigs. But don’t expect an answer, because they’re dead, having been struck by ball lightning. They … Continue reading

There’s a good chance your dog is eating a big ol’ bag of dicks

There’s a good chance your dog is eating a big ol’ bag of dicks. Especially if your the type who like to treat your mutt … Continue reading

There Is Nothing More Delightful Than Pigs Who Spend All Day Jumping Off Diving Boards

Eat. Sleep. Dive. Repeat. It’s a pig’s life in China, where farmer Huang Dmin has just installed a three-metre diving board for his porkers, which … Continue reading


Cops find human heads in restaurant, on menu

When your favourite restaurant is surrounded by cops and they find two human heads in the kitchen. It probably doesn’t happen often in your local, … Continue reading


Someone has finally invented a proper mechsuit

All your Macross dreams just came true. There’s a biannual figure and model expo in Japan’s Chiba Prefecture called the Wonder Festival and it’s on … Continue reading


Here’s Patrick Stewart being awesome for the eleventy-billionth time. Farewell, Jade Rabbit.

China’s Jade Rabbit moon rover looks like being a massively expensive, hideous embarrassment. It made it to the moon, then something stopped. Namely, it’s ability … Continue reading


Second-in-command of Butch Cassidy’s Wild Bunch gang, Kid Curry Logan, is sentenced to 20 years imprisonment with hard labor.


In Londonthe Crystal Palace is destroyed by fire.


Iz the Wiz, NYC graffiti artist


G. Gordon Liddy, American Watergate operative and talk radio host


Alexander Berry, British adventurer


Rajiv Dixit, Indian scientist and Swadeshi movement figure


In Sylacauga, AlabamaUnited States, the Hodges Meteorite crashes through a roof and hits a woman taking an afternoon nap in the only documented case of a human being hit by a rock from space.


Longtime Jeopardy! champion Ken Jennings of Salt Lake City, Utah finally loses, leaving him with US$2,520,700, television’s biggest game show winnings.