Featured Image: Pirate Flag of Blackbeard, Edward Teach. CREDIT: User Fred the Oyster-SOURCE Wikipedia Commons. (Public-Domain)
Tag Archive for facts
From National Geographic News by Ker Than Published April 12, 2013
Iranian Scientist Claims to Have Built “Time Machine”
Ali Razeqi says his time machine uses “complex algorithms” to see the future.
It’s not quite Back to the Future, but a young Iranian inventor claims to have built a time machine that can predict a person’s future with startling accuracy.
Ali Razeqi, who is 27 and the “managing director of Iran’s Center for Strategic Inventions,” claims his device will print out a report detailing an individual’s future after using complex algorithms to predict his or her fate . . . Read Complete Report
From Huffington Post Posted: 04/14/2013 9:14 am EDT | Updated: 04/15/2013 12:28 pm EDT
6-Inch Space Alien vs. Vatican City Porn Downloads: The Weird News Top 10
All news, not just weird news, is ultimately about one thing — conflict.
You might be talking about Democrats vs. Republicans, DOMA vs. marriage equality, or the Westboro Baptist Church vs. the rest of the world. It’s all about conflict.
In the world of weird news, the lines are drawn just a little bit differently.
So let’s look at some of those conflicts. . . . Read Complete Report
From NBC World News 5 Days ago
Chinese ship runs into protected reef in Philippines — while transporting 11 tons of illegal anteater meat
By Teresa Cerojano, Associated Press
A Chinese vessel that ran into a protected coral reef in the southwestern Philippines held evidence of even more environmental destruction inside: more than 22,000 pounds of meat from a protected species, the pangolin or scaly anteater.
The steel-hulled vessel hit an atoll on April 8 at the Tubbataha National Marine Park, a UNESCO-designated World Heritage Site on Palawan island. Coast guard spokesman Lt. Cmdr. Armand Balilo said Monday that 400 boxes, each containing 25 to 30 kilograms of frozen pangolins, were discovered during a second inspection of the boat Saturday. . . . Read Complete Report