You’re likely familiar with the heart touching television commercials of dating websites such as eHarmony.com and Match.com. Featuring insanely happy couples snuggling on couches or holding hands over dinner tables, these advertisements inspire the promise of true and everlasting love.
While mainstream dating sites are the solution to the dating woes of some, a more bizarre and entertaining realm of online dating exists.
Check out these three bizarre websites that veer away from the warm fuzzies of online dating. Maybe one will be the endpoint to your online search for love.
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Are you having a difficult time finding the perfect companion? Perhaps you want someone who enjoys similar hobbies or desires the same things in life. Maybe all you really want is someone who looks just like you.
With the sole aim to celebrate the unusual, admire the imaginative and spur people’s interest in science, medicine and technology in fun way, each year Ig Nobel Prizes are given to honor the achievements of people who with their sheer talent make people first laugh and then make them think!
The Ig Nobel Awards come with little cash more cachet to honor the people behind research projects that make people laugh and think. Keeping the trend of rewarding such ingenious minds, the Ig Nobel awards 2011 were given just recently.
If you all know Ig Nobel awards are given out in ten fields for strange scientific achievements but with a twist, only those were considered that were satirical and promise to leave people smiling and wondering. From medicine to physics, literature, psychology and similar the prizes were given for different categories.
Sports is one category that receives applauds from people all around the world as each one of us has passion for one or the other kind of sport. For all those who are keen passionate lovers of hockey surely keep themselves updated with latest matches, favorite players, their personal lives, performances and much more.
Not only the sports fans are keenly interested in latest matches and cancel all to sit in front of television sets to make sure they don’t miss even a single moment. Also, they are interested in reading about their favorite sportsperson, their likes and dislikes.
All you hockey fans out there, below is the showcase of some of the best hockey players along with the masks that made them stand apart from the crowd besides their sportsmanship. If you all know just recently, 52nd anniversary of one of the most iconic artifacts in professional sports-the hockey goalie mask was celebrated.
It was the 1st of November, 1959 when in a game against the Rangers at Madison Square Garden, legendary Montreal Canadiens netminder Jacques Plante became the first goalie in the NHL to wear a mask that entirely covered his face.
Each time you tune into any news channel, you surely get amazed to see the increasing crime rate; no matter at what level it is. The crime is not something that’s new, since the time immemorial, different type of crimes and other punishable offenses have crop up.
The guilty of crime have been punished on being proved though the ways of punishments have changed with time. Execution of a person by judicial process as a punishment for an offense is known as capital punishment or death penalty.
For capital offenses and crimes like murder, sexual crimes such as rape, adultery, incest and sodomy, carry the death penalty, drug trafficking, corruption, cowardice, desertion, insubordination, and mutiny are also capital offenses. Hold your breath, here you are about to witness some of the horrifying executions till date.
We have listed down some of the hideous torture methods throughout history. Some of the methods are so dreadful and agonizingly painful that their images can give you goose bumps.
These days you can see lot many people getting inked. Not just once or twice; some go to the extent of undergoing body modification either in the form of tattoos or piercings time and again. Few have entered the Guinness Book Of World record for being the most tattooed person.
I won’t be wrong in saying that the tattoo craze is on full swing now a days. But then, if you think getting inked started just a few years back and is the latest buzz then you are mistaken. In the ancient past too people used to get tattooed though not as commonly as today.
Tattoo is now generally accepted as a part of our culture, but long ago tattoos were the domain of very specific groups of people. Prisoners around the world have been tattooing themselves for a very long time. The tattoo designs, style, ways of tattooing indeed were quite different from those prevalent today.
The tattoo designs in those days were far simpler than today. Instead of the needle, the prisoners used crude implements and created designs on their skin that were punctured using razor blades, broken glass, paper clips, wires and similar stuff.
Social networking sites no wonder keep us connected to friends and family but the fact remains that there are two sides of the coin. The other side of the coin shows how dangerous can these social networking platforms.
Facebook, for example is one social networking site that enables us to posts pictures, videos, share our views, chat with friend and family. It is connecting people like no other social network. While on one hand it is helping people spread the word like no other communicating medium on the other hand it is also leading to lot many crimes.
When we talk about crimes, the very first thought that comes to mind is the serious offense but it is not always the case there are lot many people who do something that land them to jail or they are charged penalties for unusual actions. Such offensive deeds can be categorized as bizarre crimes. Reading about such crimes will leave you amazed as to how can one get involved in such bizarre offenses?
There are lot many crazy people around the world who actually do such bizarre things that we for one moment won’t even think of getting involved in.
Lennart Nilsson is a Swedish photographer and scientist who is well noted for his photographs of in vivo human embryos and other medical subjects which at one point of time were considered un-photographable.
Considered to be among Sweden’s first modern photojournalists, Nilsson has done a great job in the field of photography. His pioneering images have made him win the hearts of millions. Beginning his career in photography in the early 1940s he has always tried to a story through his photographs.
‘A Child is Born’ which is the collection of images of infant development is the incredible work by Lennart Nilsson who pioneered the use of endoscopy and took pictures inside the human body. Starting in 1965, the unbelievable pictures in utero fetuses and zygotes when published in magazines all over the world left the spectators amazed.
Throughout the years, Nilsson has devoted special attention to capturing the creation of a human being from conception to birth and has given it the name-‘A Child Is Born’. Not to mention it is the fascinating blend of science and art. The incredible work by this ingenious photographer is kept in print for over 40 years.
Call them unexploded munitions or ordnance (UXOs/UXBs, UO), not many of us are well aware of the fact that is that it’s not an ordinary term. Let me give you the bit of idea as to why I am calling these risky. Ordnance are explosive weapons like bombs, bullets, shells, grenades, land mines and naval mines that didn’t explode when they were employed and pose a risk of detonation till date.
Unexploded ordnance from far back to the American Civil War pose a hazard worldwide in many areas where sometimes at unexpected sites. The major issue with these unexploded ordnance is that over the years the detonator and main charge deteriorate which makes them all the more sensitive to disturbance resulting into hazards.
The recent pasts have witnessed innumerable scenarios where civilians tampering with unexploded ordnance have faced hazardous effects with fatal results. Unknowingly how hazardous these can be, these were handled without extra care and the result was the explosion killing or severely injuring them.
A few years ago in London a 2,000-pound unexploded bomb was unearthed. Its not just one incident but lot many such incidents are reported. Such finds are common in places like London.
All those of you who have keen interest in the history and keep reading the books that are endowed with immense knowledge of historical events, characters that ruled the world and much more, here is an interesting write up you would love reading.
Scroll down for checking out what we have in store for you all today. Did you all know that the body parts of some real life characters went missing for one or the other reason? Undeniably their bodies were buried but for different reasons of some notorious people, it was not let to rest down beneath the ground instead some of their body parts were persevered and some were sent from one place to another.
During the Middle Ages, the body parts of many saints, and others attracted people from all around the world so much so that these persuaded some people to steal for miscellaneous reasons of their own.
Some of the body parts that went missing some hundred years were found at different places while some still are missing.
‘Unsolved Mysteries’, the mere mention of it makes us recall the American television program hosted by Dennis Farina currently. Undeniably, it’s a very interesting programme worth sparing out time. However, the fact cannot be denied that those who don’t know about the program respond strangely when talked about unsolved mysteries.
For the fact that many mysteries are related to ghosts, disappearance of people, group, ship and much more these leaves people silent and terrified. Scientifically, it is said that everything has a reason behind but there are lot many incidents that have happened and cannot be explained by logical reasoning.
The world is a magical place, full of mysteries and it can be rightly said that science may never understand these. No matter how many researches are done, and theories exist; the fact remains that lot many people don’t understand and they keep wondering as to why a particular incident happened and what’s the logical reason behind.
Not only, there is a list of incidents that have occurred in the past there are certain phenomena in the present era that leave people stunned and wide-mouth opened.