People have many characteristics and being weird is one of them. In fact, weird things have always fascinated. You can meet strange people on the bus, or you can even see them in your neighborhood. Here you can discover people with weird names, strange hobbies, or unusual physical features, eager to change their condition doing weird, shocking things.

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Read full article | 17 Dec, 2010
  • 5 Strange Table Manners around the World 5 Strange Table Manners around the World

    When it comes to table manners, there are a lot of rules that strongly evolved due to practice. As so many countries, so many customs, here are 5 strange table manners around the world.

  • In Tanzania, it is impolite to get in time to dinner. It is preferable to be late 15-30 minutes. If you eat while sitting down on the carpet or mat, it is not polite to keep your soles at sight. The oldest person at the table will be served first, while the host eats the last. Besides, in Tanzania it is rude to smell the food.

  • China
  • In China, you need to know how to correctly hold the chopsticks. Moreover, when not using the chopsticks these should be perfectly set on the table, one close to the other. Otherwise, this symbolizes that you'll be improperly put into the coffin. Also, never direct a chopstick towards one of your table companions as it is considered as being a serious insult.

  • Read full article | 13 Dec, 2010
  • Craziest Guinness World Records 2011 Craziest Guinness World Records 2011

    On September 15, 2010 the new Guinness World Records 2011 was published containing numerous amazing world records. The book includes hundreds of stunning records such as the smallest cow, the longest nose or the hairiest man. Take a look to some of the craziest records in the Guinness World Records 2011.

    The 2011 edition of the Guinness World Records in September this year. The 55th book in the series seems to hold its own record as the best-selling copyrighted series of all time.

    Mehmet Ozyurek from Turkey has the longest nose. Born in Turkey in 1949, Mehmet has been confirmed as having the world's longest nose. When it was measured on July 6, 2007, his nose had 8.8 cm (3.5 inches).

    Dr. David R. Adamovich (“The Great Throwdini”, USA) successfully set the world record for throwing 102 knives around his partner Tina Nagy (USA) in just 1 minute, in Freeport, New York, on December 26, 2007.

    Read full article | 24 Nov, 2010
  • 5 Language Curiosities 5 Language Curiosities

    It is a mystery when languages first appeared. However, the first historical reference regarding the appearance of languages is made in the biblical account of the Tower of Babel. Babel was a place where people lived in harmony and peace, and they spoke the same language. The inhabitants in Babel decided to build a tower “with its top in the heavens...lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the Earth”, and therefore defying God. In consequence, God punished them, scattered them upon the face of the Earth, and confused their languages. Well, this is everything that we know on how languages were born.

  • Do you know how many languages are spoken today on the entire planet? It seems that there are 2,700 spoken languages around the world and 7,000 dialects. Only in Indonesia there are 365 different languages, while in Africa, there are more than 1,000 different spoken languages. The most difficult language in the world is considered as being the Basque, which is spoken in the northern-western Spain and in the southern-western France. Its main characteristic is the fact that it doesn't resemble to any other language in the world being classified as an isolate language. In Basque, the name of the language is Euskara.

  • San Sebastián - Spanish Basque Country

    Read full article | 30 Sep, 2010
  • Weirdest Political Parties in the World Weirdest Political Parties in the World

    Among so many political parties that claim to be serious and trustworthy, promising unbelievable things to poor people, there are other parties that use humor in order to convince the electorate. Take a look to some of the weirdest political parties in the world.

    No Candidate Deserves My Vote!

    We keep saying this for so long. In fact, this is the perfect choice for all of you who want to vote for no one. "No candidate deserves my vote" is a serious pro-democratic political party registered at the Electoral Commission for England, Scotland and Wales in 2001. This political party wants to introduce a bill to Parliament so that every ballot paper to have a "None of the above" option. They consider that this is the best way of leaving people the possibility to exercise their democratic right to turn out to vote.

    Read full article | 28 Sep, 2010
  • Craziest Japanese Products Craziest Japanese Products

    Man is a very creative creature who manages to solve problems through different weird inventions. Japanese people make no exception to this rule. Moreover, they became famous throughout the world due to their inventiveness. Check out the craziest Japanese products.

    Nihon or Nippon, or as we all know it as Japan, is a land of ingenious people who never cease to surprise us with their strange inventions. Even though some of them seem to be rather useless and hilarious, take a look to the craziest Japanese products.

    Butter stick
    The first item on the list is the perfect invention for people who are always in a hurry. Mornings are, for some of us, the most hectic moment of the day. If you want to save some time, choose a butter stick. Quick and easy to apply, this product will make your knife useless.

    Diet water
    Have you tried different diets without any positive result? Maybe the main reason for not losing weight are the calories in water. Well, Japanese invented the "Diet Water". If water has no calories, how many calories does the "Diet Water" have? However, we hardly wait for the "Gain Weight Water".

    Read full article | 20 Sep, 2010
  • Funny 911 Calls Funny 911 Calls

    Being a 911 dispatcher means hearing so many hilarious things. People sometimes call 911 for funny, sometimes dumb reasons, such as asking for a turkey recipe, having trouble breathing while running from the police, or different spontaneous reactions that seem to be rather surreal. Here are some funny 911 calls.

    Some people call 911 because McDonald's was is of Chicken McNuggets, or because they cannot solve a math problem. However, first rule and one of the most important things to keep in mind: never call 911 when you are running from the police. Also, remember that "nine-eleven" and "nine-one-one" are the same thing.

    Dispatcher: 911
    Caller: Yeah, I'm having trouble breathing. I'm all out of breath. Darn....I think I'm going to pass out.
    Dispatcher: Sir, where are you calling from?
    Caller: I'm at a pay phone. North and Foster.
    Dispatcher: ! Sir, an ambulance is on the way. Are you an asthmatic?
    Caller: No
    Dispatcher: What were you doing before you started having trouble breathing?
    Caller: Running from the Police.

    Dispatcher: 911.
    Caller: Help! Help! Send the police! I been shot.
    Dispatcher: You said you've been shot?
    Caller: I been shot!
    Dispatcher: How many times were you shot?
    Caller: This is the first time.

    Dispatcher: 911. What is the nature of your emergency?
    Caller: I'm trying to reach nine eleven but my phone doesn't have an eleven on it.
    Dispatcher: This is nine eleven.
    Caller: I thought you just said it was nine-one-one
    Dispatcher: Yes, ma'am nine-one-one and nine-eleven are the same thing.
    Caller: Honey, I may be old, but I'm not stupid.

    Read full article | 06 Sep, 2010
  • Top Funniest Photobombs Top Funniest Photobombs

    One of our favorite hobbies is to immortalize special moments and events with pictures. Without a doubt the following top funniest photobombs are the proofs that things might not happen the way we planned them beforehand. In most of the cases we might not even be aware of the intruders and disturbing factors only later. Therefore make sure you take a look around when having the pic of your life.

    Besides memories photos are often the sole means to remember and honor various special events. Those who are fond of this art will be glad to carry their camera to everywhere and make nice shots of their friends and landscapes. The top funniest photobombs are the example for the situations when things might not turn out to be that perfect as we planned. Intruders as well as other factors might sabotage the outcome of these images therefore it is wise to secure the best conditions to create indeed flawless pictures.

    Read full article | 02 Sep, 2010
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