Browsing articles tagged with " WTF"
Jan 11, 2012
Yogesh Mankani

3 Bizarre Dating Websites You Have To See

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.

Find Your FaceMate

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.

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Dec 5, 2011

Ingenious Minds Honored With 2011 Ig Nobel Awards For Their Strange Scientific Achievements

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.

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Nov 15, 2011

Bizarre Collection Of Preserved Tattooed Skins Of 20th Century Prisoners

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.

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Nov 14, 2011

9 Bizarre Facebook Related Crimes And Punishments

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.

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Nov 3, 2011

Top 10 Most Weird Guinness World Records Of Year 2012

As you all know the latest edition of the Guinness World Records 2012 book has just been published, so here we thought of coming up with the list of ‘weird world records 2012’ that made it into the Guinness World Records.

Every time the Guinness World Records book is published one expects it to contain some really amazing records and people. The 2012 edition of the book is now in its 57th year and as the trend goes on, it includes illustrious record holders that have left the spectators amazed with their acts and deeds.

The latest issue of Guinness World Records 2012 book includes people like Rob Hull, owner of the world’s largest collection of Daleks, the owner of the world’s largest afro and many more. From the world’s most pierced man, the longest tongue and the world’s fastest wedding chapel lot many records have been made.

Wish to know about strange, fascinating and somewhat pointless records within the pages of Guinness World Records book? Here, we have listed some of the best and silliest records.

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Oct 21, 2011

55+ Funny And Weird Family Portraits

“Home is where the heart is”, “Blood is thicker than water”, “A family that prays together sticks together”; these few quotes about families somehow hint at what’s coming next. This article is dedicated to family photographs.

Family photographs are the means of communication; they tell a story. A photograph can be a mini-slice of a particular occurrence but the pictures one after the other reveal threads of consistent themes and patterns. Infact, they become an informal photo essay telling the tale.

The family pictures also indicate relationships within and among the family. The family members choose about who, what, when and where to photograph. Its not only the recording of events that the camera captures but also records what the photographer chooses to see.

The photographer isn’t the only person who shapes the family photographs instead depend on lot many other things and people (family members for example). Choice of what to keep, what not to and what to display can provide valuable information about the family.

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Oct 17, 2011

5 Simple Ways To Find World War II-Era Unexploded Ordnances

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.

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Oct 5, 2011

Top 10 Unsolved Mysteries That Will Leave You Wondering

‘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.

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Sep 27, 2011

11 Unusual Places To Give Birth

My question goes for all you mothers out there. Was your baby delivered in the hospital or in an unexpected way in an odd place? Most of the babies are destined to enter the world in the weird manner and weird place. By weird place I mean anywhere other than hospital. Like there are many incidents that leave us stunned.

Once in a while we all have read or heard about mothers who gave birth to their child at places like elevators, libraries, ship and other places and not hospitals, If the parents and child are lucky, the baby is delivered normally no matter how much hassle it creates.

Not every child in this world is fated to be born in the hospitals accommodated in a reasonably equipped medical centre, surrounded by white coated doctors and tended to by hard working nurses.

There are few unusual delivery incidents in which the babies are destined to buck the trend of coming into the world in hospitals. Some babies come into being in the oddest of places.

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Sep 26, 2011

Top 10 Weird World Record Attempts That Failed Hilariously

No two people are alike, be it in appearances or traits! There lot many people all around the globe who don’t fail to leave people surprised with their acts, style or anything else. But the fact remains some people stand apart from the crowd no matter how weird you call them.

Take the case of making weird world records. Do you have such friends, family members, acquaintances who have tried attempting weird world records? The web world is filled with incidents in which people with unusual thought process have tried something that is not what you witness on day to day basis. Its rare to see people doing weird things that might be cool from their perspective.

Don’t take me wrong in thinking that I am here with the same stuff that’s the weird world records instead pinned below are the incidents in which people attempted to make the weird world records but failed for many good reasons.

From unawareness to things not going the expected way were the reasons that contributed in making the efforts of people who wanted to see their names in the Guinness world record books fail badly.

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