Thursday, November 15, 2012

Top 10 Countries On Earth, As Voted By Aliens

By Mark Ball

Where do aliens go on holiday? Well, the Earth would be an obvious answer, but where on the Earth? Thanks to TV and film, many people believe that aliens visit the U.S.A almost exclusively, but this is simply not true. UFOs have been spotted right around the globe, from Orkney to Auckland and Panama to Pyongyang. While the U.S.A clearly holds the monopoly on flying saucers, they do not own the exclusive rights.

Awal Muharram In Malaysia

Awal Muharram is a national holiday in Malaysia and is celebrated by Muslims as the day symbolises two important events in the Muslim year. Awal means beginning in English and Muharram is the name of the first month in the Muslim calendar.

Images Of The Hindu Festival Diwali

By : Anna North

Around the world, people get ready to celebrate the five-day festival with costumes, flowers, and lots of lights.

1. Diwali, which begins November 13, is celebrated throughout India and around the world. Traditions include lighting lamps, candles, and fireworks and decorating with flowers and lanterns. Diwali celebrations often honor Lakshmi, the Hindu goddess of wealth. Here, a young girl is dressed like her for a Diwali parade in Paramaribo, Suriname, November 10. 
Image by Ranu Abhelakh / Reuter

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

10 Famous X-Planes

By : Ahsan Mukhtar and Assad

Aviation industry has grown rapidly in the past couple of decades. Some experiments turned into huge leaps of innovation in aviation industry. Providing such assistances X-plane projects were one such example. These X-planes are series of experimental United States airplanes, helicopters and rockets used for the testing and evaluation of new technologies and aerodynamic concepts in aviation industry. Most of these X-planes have been operated by the National Aeronautics and Space Agency (NASA), often in conjunction with the United States Air Force.

5 Edibles Invented By Accident

By Ben Dennison

Preparing food is an art, and like all arts it requires room for experimentation. What follows are five everyday edibles that were made (or discovered) purely by accident.

Antivirus Pioneer John McAfee Wanted for Murder

By Kevin Spak,

Police in Belize are on the hunt for John McAfee - the man who lent his name to the famous antivirus company - because they suspect him of murder. According to Gizmodo, which just last week ran a stunning piece about McAfee's weird transformation into a jungle gangster, McAfee is suspected of killing American expatriate Gregory Faull, a longtime rival who was found dead yesterday, apparently of a gunshot wound.

7 Examples of Misguided Superhero Casting

Wife Blames Husband For Election, Runs Him Over: Cops

By Neal Colgrass

President Obama's re-election? It was all the fault of one man, according to his wife - who allegedly ran him over and left him in critical condition, reports ABC 15. Holly Solomon, 28, got into a shouting match with her husband Saturday in a parking lot in Gilbert, Arizona, because he hadn't voted, police say. She apparently thought her family would suffer hard times because Mitt Romney had failed to win the White House.

5 Most Bizarre Accidental Deaths

By: Alexa Lyons

Who knew that soup, cacti, and balls of yarn could be so hazardous to your health?
Ilda Vitor Maciel, an 88-year-old Brazilian woman who was staying in a hospital after having a stroke, died in September 2012 after a nurse carelessly injected her with…soup. That’s right, soup. Not cyanide, not some potent painkiller, just some delicious canned broth. It got us thinking about other unusual causes of death. Here are five of them.

Ilda Vitor Maciel, 88, Dies After Allegedly Being Injected With Soup

By David Moye

A woman suffering from a stroke was allegedly injected with soup. Ilda Vitor Maciel of Rio de Janeiro died Sept. 28 at the age of 88 and her family alleges the death was caused when one of the nursing technicians injected soup into the woman’s vein instead of her feeding tube, according to

Monday, November 12, 2012

Creative Bookshelf Designs

Some fancy and creative bookshelf designs worth looking at. Some might be just perfect for your house.

1. The Invisible Book Shelf

Sunday, November 11, 2012

What The M’s Stand For In “M&M”s

In 1941, Forrest Mars Sr., of the Mars candy company, struck a deal with Bruce Murrie, son of famed Hershey president William Murrie,  to develop a hard shelled candy with chocolate at the center.  Mars needed Hershey’s chocolate because he anticipated there would be a chocolate shortage in the pending war, which turned out to be correct.

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