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835 Tubas Playing at Once Win World Record

Here’s is a first: A record largest number of tuba players played the same song together in Kansas City recently. Hear a few seconds of audio with the story about this new world record: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=DmJC58JAOU8 A massive tuba ensemble has smashed a Guinness World Record in Kansas City and spread some Christmas cheer. KSHB-TV reports … Continue reading

Video: A Run of Giant Spools on Texas Freeways

How do you tie down your giant spools when you move them around? If you have a good method that doesn’t result in freeway surprises, please share your tip with contractors in the city of Houston, Texas where there have been no less than three recent incidents (Oct 25, Nov 12 and Dec 7 in … Continue reading

Weird: Rat Eats $19,000 In ATM. Really?

When was the last time you heard of something as big as a rat getting into a secure box like an ATM, and then eating a huge amount of cash? This unlikely thing is claimed to have happened in India. They may want to check a few details, however, like would any rat anywhere, no … Continue reading

Several Singing Donkeys

Just so you know, these days skilled recording engineers could fake the audio on these first two videos, morphing ordinary braying into awesome beautiful singing, but I assume all the news organizations running these stories checked the facts and that these are legit, so here are some singing donkeys. Singing Donkey in Ireland https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x1tYL228uOI Singing … Continue reading

World Record Giant Coffee Pot Shape of People

Best strange news award today goes to: a giant animated coffee pot made of people. I don’t know the symbolism, but I’ve seen the symbol before on foreign coins and even to this foreigner in a far away land (USA) this giant Arab coffee pot was an interesting thing for a school to create. It’s … Continue reading

This Man Can Lick His Own Forehead

A man from Napal has an amazing talent. Yagya Katuwal can lick his own forehead. Check out the video below. Warning: some may find this disturbing. Everyone has something that makes them unique. For example, Yagya Bahadur Katuwal, from Urlabari, Nepal, can lick his own forehead. He claims he has the world’s longest tongue, although this has … Continue reading

Simulationist Exercise: Have Luck Symbol Dream, Feel Lucky

Here’s an advanced Simulationist exercise: Can you dream whatever you want? If not, keep practicing. If you can, try dreaming of a lucky symbol tonight. Dream the lucky symbol, whatever it is for you. When you do dream a lucky symbol, focus on the feeling that you are going to win big. Then, go play … Continue reading

Secret to Melt Gold at Room Temperature

Melting gold normally requires temperatures upwards of 1,064° C (1,947° F), but in a scientifically groundbreaking discovery, a way was found to melt gold at room temperature. According to a news story, atoms of a gold cone, when exposed to a strong electric field, break almost all their connections to each other and the surface … Continue reading

Pot Gives a High Due to Viruses

A true strange fact for marijuana lovers: they owe the high times with the world’s most popular illegal drug to viruses. Specifically, what has been discovered is that ancient viruses brought the genes for making THC into plants. The enzymes … making THC and CBD are encoded by THCA and CBDA synthase genes, respectively. Both … Continue reading