. Weird Foods "Food Finish is food coloring in a spray can. It turns any humdrum meal into fancy dinner! It comes in a range of sparkly fun colors:Gold, Silver, Metallic Blue, Metallic Red."
. Weird Foods These awesome fruit and veggie stills are made by Turkish artist Sakir Gockebag. Believe It or Not, none of these images have been manipulated or photo edited! Gockebag creates these striking patterns using organic produce.
. Weird Foods Ivo Vos is a product and interaction designer, based in London. His latest line caters towards those who prefer their catering, well, catered to. Vos' line, Brunch, is a brunch set specifically designed for those of us who like a little control with our breakfast.
. Weird Foods Russian artist Arkady Kim recently set a new record when he created the world's largest coffee mural.It required 397lbs of coffee, 5 assistants and 12 days. Kim's dramatic mural-portrait of a woman called Awakening. All of the coffee used to create the work was donated by a Russian coffee company. The mural spans 30 square meters of Moscow's Gorky Central Park.
. Weird Foods This restaurant is located on top of an active volcano and is sure to get your kebabs grilling nice and crispy. Powered by a flaming inferno that reaches to a deep pit underground, chefs at El Diablo Restaurant rely on their ?kitchen appliance? of choice to never break down. There is reportedly no danger of the semi-dormant volcano blowing sky high. The restaurant has been in place since the 1970?s and serves traditional Canary Islan
. Weird Foods Check out these unbelievable ?banana sculptures. The Zombie banana is especially hilarious if not creepy and there are more to be drawn.
Sweet Sweet Sugary Bugs
. Weird Foods Check out these candies from?Hotlix, that boast different bug varieties. Some flavors include: Amber InsectNside (Amber Brittle), is a ribbon style toffee flavored candy with insects and fern trapped inside, Cricket Candy, Worm Candy, Butterfly Candy,?Scorpions, and even chocolate covered confections with ants and crickets
One in a Million Red/Green Apple
. Weird Foods Ken Morrish of Colaton Raleigh, Devon, England?was out picking apples in his garden one day when he came upon this very rare two-toned apple.?Thought to be caused by a genetic mutation, the odds of finding an apple like this are a million to one!
That s not Ice Cream
. Weird Foods Can you believe It, it is Chicken!? Mechanically separated chicken!? Machines here pulverize chicken?bones and everything else left behind after chickens are butchered to produce this pink goop!? It then becomes the main ingredient in processed foods like bologna, salami, chicken nuggets and hot dogs!
6 Double Yoked Eggs in One Box
. Weird Foods Fiona Exon recently cracked open 6 eggs from the same box, and all six had double yolks inside, and what are the odds, literally a trillion to one odds.?Finding one is only one tenth of one percent.
Door To Hell
. Extreme Earth In 1971 a Soviet rig was drilling in Derweze, Turkmenistan when the geologists tapped into a cavern filled with natural gas.?Before they could further drill, they needed to clear the cavern.?The next logical step was to burn off the gas. The experts thought the fire would burn for a few days max, but the fire has been burning for over 40 years!
. Extreme Earth A 70mph gust of wind can be very powerful, particularly if you are 6lb pound pup.?Little Tinker Bell joined her pet parents for a lovely Saturday morning of flea market shopping and was standing on a platform trailer when a?70mph wind whisked her away! Tinker was later found one mile away from she was blown away. Believe it or not!
. Extreme Earth Jean-Yves Blondeau is a rolling daredevil and also a creator of the?32-wheel roller suit?known as theBuggy Rollin.?Blondeau rides his wheel suit down some of the most treacherous streets in the world. His most recent stunt took him down Tianmen Mountain, in Zhangjiajie, China? a steep 6-mile road that consists of no less than?99 hairpin?turns! He can reach speeds of upto 70mph.
Lost in Japan found in Alaska
. Extreme Earth A football swept away?by last year's tsunami and found on a remote Alaskan island is to be returned after its teenage Japanese owner was identified. Sixteen-year-old Misaki Murakami's name was written on the ball that was swept out to sea in March 2011. He lives in the town of Rikuzen-takata, which was very badly hit by the tsunami. David Baxter found it a year later on Alaska's Middleton Island, 70 miles (112km) from the mainland.
. Extreme Earth The?Carbrook Golf Club, in Brisbane, Australia, has a water hazard full of sharks.?A few years ago a local river flooded and broke its banks. The sharks left their home and found new lodging at the 15th hole. Currently six,10-foot bull sharks call the course their home.
The World s Deepest Bedroom
. Extreme Earth You can sleep?508 feet underground?in an underground suite in?historic Sala Silvermine, one of the world's best preserved mine. Here you will see dark winding galleries, vast caverns and magic lakes. During its heyday, production amounted to more than 3 tons of silver a year, and a total of more than 400 tons of silver and about 40,000 tons of lead were extracted ? completely by hand!
. Extreme Earth In a tiny corner of western Poland, in Gryfino (not far from Szczecin) a forest of about 400 pine trees grow with a 90 degree bend at the base of their trunks ? all bent northward. Because of the uniformity of age of the trees, it is suspected this is a man-made curvature.
Giant Sinkhole in Guatemala
. Extreme Earth This is pretty unbelievable.?After rainstorms and a broken sewer main in a small town in Guatemala,?a massive sinkhole, 330 feet deep has fallen into the earth in contrast to 151 feet of the Statue of Liberty.
. Extreme Earth Amorphaphallus Titanium, this giant claims the title of the plant with the largest unbranched flower in the world. Its huge flowering structure rises over 8.2 feet above the ground! Due to its odor, which is similar to the smell of a decomposing animal, this behemoth of the plant world is also known as the ?corpse flower?.
. Astonishing Architecture This beautiful cascading frozen waterfall picture is outside the apartment of 58-year-old Wen Hsu, in Jilin City China. The water has been diverted to run outside from Hsu's window and as a result was this frozen waterfall outside this building.
Real Life Hobbit House
. Astonishing Architecture A Hobbit lover somewhere in Pennsylvania contracted?Archer & Buchanan?architecture design team to make him a liveable Hobbit house! The house is Hobbit inspired, complete with the iconic round doors and arched butterfly windows.
World s Thinnest House
. Astonishing Architecture This house called the Keret House, is the thinnest ever stretching at a whopping 4 feet wide! The house squeezes itself into a small crack between two buildings in Warsaw, Poland. The home has 150 square feet of living space and fits in a bathroom, kitchen, and comfy bed!
. Astonishing Architecture This amazing cloud jungle gym is actually a?fancy-schmancy art installation.? The installation comes from the unique mind of?Tom?s Saraceno?and is being exhibited in?Milan's HangarBicocca. The installation is titled On Space Time Foam and hangs 72 feet above the ground and is constructed from super-strong reinforced plastic.
. Astonishing Architecture Rob Mulholland's life-sized mirrored sculptures might have you doing a double take. The image bending effects of his work leaves the viewer to scrutinize his work, which coincides with his message of inner and outer reflection. Mulholland uses Perspex, a kind of acrylic glass, to create his outdoor public installations.
Cardboard Origami Bike
. Astonishing Architecture Israeli inventor Izhar Gafni likes a challenge, so when three different engineers told him it was impossible to make a working bike out of cardboard, he rose to the challenge. Gafni constructed a bike by using the principles of origami, he could make a strong, weight-bearing bike capable of carrying a rider up to 485 lbs! The bike is durable and weatherproof, it is economical and eco-friendly. The materials only cost $9
Austria s Upside Down House
. Astonishing Architecture In the small western Austrian village?of Terfens, Polish Architects, Irek Glowacki and Marek Rozhanski have unveiled a house that is literally upside down, both inside and out ? It's now open as a tourist attraction. The actual house itself, including the foundation, appears to be fully turned on it's head ? as opposed to those who simply place items in an otherwise normal house onto the room's ceiling.
Tiger and Turtle Magic Mountain
. Astonishing Architecture A huge towering sculpture in Duisburg, Germany, this 20-metre landmark was designed to be a focal point for the Ruhr region and stands 85 metres above sea level. The 249 steps of the 220-metre (0.14 miles) long walkway are illuminated by LED at night. Visitors can climb on the curved sculpture and walk around, taking in the surrounding views from the spiral walkways ? but not at the speed usually associated with roller c
. Astonishing Architecture Richard Sweeny is a three-dimensionalsculpturist who creates breathtaking life-sized figures. Sweeny's latest collection, Dreams of Gold, depicts horses and chariots and is being displayed inside the Lincoln Cathedral in the UK for an Olympic-inspired flower festival. The giant horses are made of paper! Sweeny first constructs a flexible wooden skeleton, then covers it with a paper skin.
. Unbelievable Yet True Amy and Katie just might be the most unbelievable twins ever. Although they are very healthy now, there were complications during the pregnancy which caused the sisters to be?born 87 days apart! 23 weeks into the pregnancy is when complications started to arise, while the first baby was put in intensive care, 87 days later the second baby was delivered.
. Unbelievable Yet True Li Hongbo's sculptures will make you look twice. First glance you think they are carved from hard stone, but look again. Hongbo's sculptures are nothing more than thousand's of pieces of paper glued together! Hongbo got his inspiration from Chinese paper toys that become unique shapes when they are pulled. He brought a few of the toys home and experimented to see how they worked.
World s Smallest Hybrid Car Microcar
. Unbelievable Yet True The Peel P45 the world's smallest ever road-legal production car. A takeoff on the Peel P50 which is a bigger version, the P45 has the drivetrain of a four-wheel all-terrain vehicle, with a helmet for a roof, a visor for a windshield, and no side doors but all the turn signals, lights, and license plates needed to make it street-legal in the United Kingdom.
. Unbelievable Yet True The Ostrich Pillow is made for portable napping.?At work, in class, in the library, waiting for your flight, the Ostrich Pillow will allow you to nap comfortably. The pillow offers a micro environment in which you can take a warm and comfortable power nap at ease.
One in 20 Million Shot
. Unbelievable Yet True Montalvo, a former undercover federal agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) shares his rare yet one in a 20 million shot incident. During an encounter with a drug suspect, Montalvo came under fire. The suspect, 23-year-old William Morales, was in a car when he opened fire on Montalvo. Montalvo had fired his weapon just a fraction of a second before Morales had. Morales' bullet went into Mo
. Unbelievable Yet True Samuel Silva is a 29-year-old from Portugal. He draws photographic quality images using everyday Bic ballpoint pens. Perhaps the most unbelievable part of this story is that this guy is a lawyer! He makes amazing drawings in his free time.
Real Interactive Art
. Unbelievable Yet True At 2012 Magic Art?special exhibition in the city of Hangzhou, China, 15 South Korean artists have contributed to the exhibition. They use a projection technique called?anamorphosis.If drawn with the proper distortion, the anamorphis creates an illusion of three dimensions. When viewed at just the right angle, it looks like you can jump right into the image.
The Wildest Zoo
. Unbelievable Yet True The zoo in the Outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina is one fascinating zoo since 1994 indeed. Visitors of the?Lujan Zoo?can do so much more than just admire the animals from afar, but if they feel brave enough, they can ride the backs of lions or hand-feed bears and cheetahs. Zoo keepers are so confident of their animal's behaviors and the environment is so safe that they even allow small children in too! The key is that an
The Incredible One Man Band
. Unbelievable Yet True Arthur Van Poppel is better known as ?The Music Artist??with more than thirty years of experience he brings sparkling entertainment and music for all ages. What makes Mr. Van Poppel unique are his inventions. With precise timing and accompaniment they serve him as his full blown band.
. Unbelievable Yet True Kirill Rudenko has taken a cue from the bottled water industry. Why breathe air for free when you can pay $10 bucks for a 12oz can of not-so-fresh city air??Rudenko is a Prague-based photographer?who is trying to sell proverbial Ice to an Eskimo?he is selling canned air.?With flavors like Paris, Prague, Berlin, New York, Singapore, and Riga, the stuff, ?relieves stress, cures homesickness? and helps fighting nostalgia. It i
. Crazy Animals Eddie is a black lab mix that ADORES his brother Milo.?Without Milo, Eddie wouldn't be able to get around.?Eddie started having issues with his sight and went blind about a year ago.Milo and Eddie have a very strong bond. Before Eddie went blind, he and Milo were the best of puppy friends, romping it up in the woods, playing fetch, chasing after toys, when Eddie went blind, Milo stepped up to the task of guiding Eddie without any t
. Crazy Animals Turbo is one lucky Doberman.?He was stranded in a canal for over 15 hours before a pod of dolphins came to his rescue. Fell in a nerby canal, there was a loud commotion which turned out to be the dolphins who were assisting Turbo. A neighbor saw the whole incident and reported that without the dolphins, the dog wouldn't have survived.
Christmas Island Red Crab
. Crazy Animals It is estimated over 120 million crabs live on Christmas Island, which is in the middle of the Indian Ocean, near Australia.In December the millions of crabs come out of hiding and they make their way toward the ocean for their annual migration. Not all crabs live near the ocean, which means millions have to travel through the town to get there. They cross roads, lawns, driveways, the jungle, down cliffs, and even cut through house
. Crazy Animals A pup, named ?Xiao Sa? ('Little Sa') covered 1,138 miles and climbed 10 mountains higher than 13,000 feet on paw alongside a cycling crew. A student, Mr Heng, in Wuhan, Hubei province, had decided to cycle to Llasa, Tibet from Kangding in the Sichuan province as a graduation trip with friends when he met the lonely dog. The cycling crew had fed her when they found her on the roadside, in return the dog kept going till the end of th
. Crazy Animals Andrew Gray?loves his parrot, Pepper.?He consider Pepper to be one of the family.?Like most family members, Pepper has his quirks. Andrew noticed that whenever Pepper was allowed to roam the house, he never spoke. But, that didn't mean his little bird pooper was shut off! To save his floors, Andrew came up with an ingenious idea. He constructed Bird Buggy, an open-loop, two wheel drive, tri-cycle platform powered by a 12v battery
. Crazy Animals A 10 year old pug, from California named Otis is one braveheart. His owner, Will DeSilva who initiated Otis into the sport as a puppy, has been skydiving for nine years. Together, they have had over 60 jumps! Otis sees the sport as an extreme version of sticking his head out a moving car's window. Otis is living his ultimate dream.
Zack the Zebra
. Crazy Animals Ever heard a Zebra doing jumps, or giving a ride. Well this zebra sure does. Zack is a 6 year old zebra that rides western, english or bareback and also follows other commands. He is one rare zebra.
. Crazy Animals These small animals, or popularly known as Petite Lap Giraffes are available on Sokoblovsky Farms. These giraffes are about 4.5 kgs in weight and are about 15cm to 75cm tall. Their diet is nothing but distilled water and tree leaves.
. Crazy Animals Every year?the northern Indian city of Bikaner, Rajasthan, holds what looks to be a pretty unique state of affairs with camels ? a full fledged Camel Festival! Thousands of excited tourists and local people cheer this man and beast affair organized especially, for promoting the camel breeders of the region and to revive the age old traditions of taming and training camels. Awards are given for the best decorated camels, camel milki
. Strange Places and Customs In Rajasthan, a state in India, there is a temple dedicated to the worship of a motorcycle. Any traveler that passes through the town stops by to pay their respects. In 1991 Om Banaji, also known as Om Banna, was riding his beloved Bullet motorcycle when he crashed and had a fateful accident. The police took the motorcycle, but the next morning the bike was found on the spot of the accident. Police confiscated the bik
. Strange Places and Customs The super-rich in Russia feel that they should be afforded the same driving privileges as emergency workers driving people who were just in catastrophic accidents. Thus ?ambulance taxis? cropped up in Moscow. Comparable to five-star limos, Moscow residents pay up to $200 an hour to ride in the deluxe ambulances and blow through traffic lights.
Toilet Theme Park
. Strange Places and Customs South Korea has a new theme park sure to delight tourists and locals alike.? The?Toilet Theme Park is a theme park devoted to the commode! The park honors the former mayor of Suwon, Sim Jae Duck, a.k.a. Mr. Toilet. Sim Jae Duck was born in his grandmother's toilet. Rather than be embarrassed by his arrival into the world, Mr. Toilet embraced his legacy and devoted his life public sanitation and the illustrious latrine.
. Strange Places and Customs A Ukrainian coffin maker has found a new way for people to come to terms with the end of their life.?Instead of fearing the coffin, just embrace it! Stepan Piryanyk has set up a room where clients can rest in his coffins! So far his clients describe the therapy as ?relaxing.? After a hard working day you can come in and just relax ? it's great. You go home in a completely different mood.
. Strange Places and Customs Tokyo has a new eatery in town: the?Robot Restaurant.Robots are not cooking meals and serving dishes. Robots are putting on a show. The theme for the robot show is 'Fighting Females'. Each performance is about an hour long. Halfway through the show is intermission where dinners is served fed in a bento box dinner.
. Strange Places and Customs Kristen McKenna like most women she probably wanted a little sparkle and glitz for her 39th birthday.?She was most likely hoping that would take place in the form of jewelery, not a tinfoil office. As a practical joke for her birthday, her co-workers wrapped every inch of her office with aluminum foil. The desk, chair, printer, file cabinet, phone, pencils, and pens took about two hours and two rolls to drape in the ma
. Strange Places and Customs As the name suggests Swamp Soccer, this game is played in a swamp. Originated in Finland in the late 1990?s and has since been embraced by many countries such as the U.K., Russia, Iceland, Ireland, Switzerland, Brazil, and now China. Players compete in the Swamp Soccer World Championships, held outside the National Stadium in Beijing wth full regulations as per the game.
Kung Fu Fighting
. Strange Places and Customs An incredible display of Chinese martial arts took place in Henan, China.10,000 Kung fu students gathered for the country's Cultural Heritage Day to perform an extraordinarily synchronized show. Cultural Heritage day was established by the government six years ago and is intended to promote the protection of the country's rich cultural resources. The day honors China's boat-loads of cultural treasures. The country has
. Strange Places and Customs China's Shaanxi province, where the region's porous soil is particularly well-suited for easy digging is where the majority of these 'cave dwellers' or 'cavemen' live. It may sound funny or insulting calling someone a caveman/cavewoman in the 21st century but when you consider that most of these underground, burrowed dwellings have all the facilities of modern homes, perhaps in China it shouldn't be taken as an insult.
Indian Holy Man Amar Bharati
. Strange Places and Customs Sadhu Amar Bharati is an Indian holy man who claims that he has had his right hand raised in the air since 1973. 38 years later, his hand is just a useless piece of skin and bone with thick and twisted nails. Sources claim Amar Bharati felt disillusioned by all the fighting going on in the world, and decided to raise his right arm for peace.A respected Sadhu at the Kumbh Mela, in Haridwar, Amar has inspired other Sadhu
Benjamin Button Jellyfish
. Extraordinary Science We have already seen a Benjamin Button onscreen. This Benjamin Button is a little different, this is a Jellyfish. The Turriptosis Jellyfish is one amazing of a kind. The jellyfish has an ability to age in reverse. The jellyfish will age to maturity, where it will go through a process called ?transdifferentiation? and will start reversing, growing younger until it reaches its earliest stage of development, then start its lif
. Extraordinary Science A company called Taily has developed a small imitation of tails for humans. The concept is quite simple, Taily is a heart rate monitor belt with a small tail attached at its end. So as soon as the heart rate spikes, believe it or not the tail starts to wag.
. Extraordinary Science Ghent University of Belgium has developed a new contact lens that is actually a curved LCD display! The lenses will be able to display anything that you normally see on LCD screens, like smartphone messages, directions, movies, etc. These lenses are developed by the Centre for Microsystems Technology at the University.
World s First Hybrid Tank
. Extraordinary Science Ever thought of a fuel efficient Tank, think of the Ground Combat Vehicle, desgined by BAE Systems. This 84-ton GCV will be heavier than the battle tanks which the army currently uses. BAE says the hybrid system will trim fuel and maintenance costs so much that costs over the life of the tank will be lower. Believe it or not the GCV can reach upto speeds of 20mph while carrying 12 people.
Human vs Robot
. Extraordinary Science Ever wondered of playing Rock-paper-scissor against a robot. Ishikawa Oku Laboratory at the University of Tokyo has been able to create a robot that will accurately predict and consistently beat humans at rock, paper, scissors ? 100% of the time! Armed with a high speed vision camera, the image relays to the robot and unfailing tracks your hand movement and beats you every time. No doubt the robot is cheating, but its more
. Extraordinary Science Yet another remakarkable story at the Prima Air and Space Museum, which made history by by flying the largest paper airplane ever built. Weighing in at a hefty 800-pounds and spanning the length of almost 5 car lengths (45 feet) ?Arturo's Desert Eagle? was named after the 12-year-old who recently won a paper airplane competition. When the plane took flight for 6 seconds it was at 98 mph and at 2,700 feet before it landed on
. Extraordinary Science The Hajime restaurant in Bangkok, Thailand has made headlines worldwide as the food joint with robot waiters! The machines are made by Motoman Japan, and never wear down. At costing of about $1 Million the restaurant has seen incredible success with their samurai-dressed robots that move back and forth on tracks and serve customers dishes made by human cooks.
Pen in your stomach
. Extraordinary Science According to British Journal, an unidentified 76-year-old woman had a pen stuck inside her stomach for the past 25 years. The pen was found on a CT scan when the patient came to the hospital complaining of weight loss and diarrhea. The woman had accidentally swallowed the pen and has remained there for two decades. Believe it or not!
UV Light to Heal Scratches
. Extraordinary Science A special polymer has been developed at Case Western Reserve, that changes its structure when exposed to UV light. This polymer is made up of lots of tiny molecular chains that are held together with a glue of metallic ions.The metallic ions stop acting like a glue upon use of a UV light, and the chains separate into a liquid that fills in any cracks. Believe it or not, the process happens so fast that it will be good as n
. Extraordinary Science Believe it or not, but South Korean Scientists have achieved yet another remarkable feat, a glowing beagle. According to sources Tegon, the glowing, two-year-old beagle, glows fluorescent green under ultraviolet light when a particular drug is added to her food. By creating this marvel, it means South Koreans have added one more to their already long list of genetically modified dogs.