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[16 Aug 2012 | One Comment | ]
A winning smile

A crown-wearing infant grins after winning a breastfeeding competition organized by Peru’s Health Ministry in Lima. Babies who suckled on their mother’s milk for the longest amount of time without stopping emerged as winners.

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[16 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]
Meanwhile, in China…

I have no idea why these villas were built. Maybe residents have been forced to buy houses on a roof because land is so expensive in Zhuzhou.

Fun, Science »

[15 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]
Video: Astronaut Don Pettit shows off his yo-yo skills in space

Here’s another crazy thing you can do in zero gravity environment.

Design, Nature »

[15 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]
Who would have thought that printed words can be used to create a beautiful garden?

Two years ago, Berlin landscape architect Thilo Folkerts and Canadian artist Rodney LaTourelle constructed the Jardin de la Connaissance in Quebec using discarded books piled up to create seats and partitions that will eventually decompose and blend with the forest.

Nature, Science »

[15 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]
Mutant butterflies found in Japan

Some fear the day-flying insects, which had abnormalities in their eyes, legs, wings, antennae, and abdomens, are a result of last year’s nuclear disaster.

Entertainment »

[14 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]
Beck’s new album will only be available as sheet music

The 42-year-old singer-songwriter has a new album coming out, but it will not be released on CD, MP3, vinyl, or cassette – but as a book of sheet music, and you’ll have to literally play the songs yourself before hearing a note.

Odd + Weird »

[14 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]
Golden Beer

And you thought adding hot sauce and chocolate to your beer was unique? Check out this strange brew from the Czech Republic.

Food and Drink, World News »

[12 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]
Nazi Wine

Italian winemaker Vini Lunardelli has sparked criticism for producing bottles of wine featuring Adolf Hitler (and a bunch of other Nazis) on the label.

Cars »

[9 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]
This is not your ordinary Tamiya

If you’re a fan of plastic model kits, then you’ll definitely want to check out this bad ass replica of the Aston Martin DBR1 that Carrol Shelby and Roy Salvadori drove to victory at Le Mans in 1959.

Entertainment »

[8 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]
Photo: Daniel Day-Lewis’ Abraham Lincoln transformation

Here’s Daniel Day-Lewis, who with the help of an impressive hair and makeup team is becoming Abraham Lincoln for Steven Spielberg’s upcoming biopic about the 16th President of the United States.