5 Geekiest PC Case Mods

Posted on 09 October 2009 in: Featured Articles, Technology

While most of us plod along with our regular Dells and HP machines, the modders are a different breed altogether. Sometimes come up with obscene specifications for their machines. And at other times, they go ahead and create wacky and weird custom cases. Here are some PC case mods created by people who tread the […]

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Pierced Eyeglasses

Posted on 09 October 2009 in: Featured Articles, People Oddity

The idea of hanging eyeglasses from a piercing or a combination of piercings or even transdermal implants is something that a lot of us have toyed with — as I was writing this, my old boss Tom Brazda reminded me that almost ten years ago we made a set of them built around a 10ga […]

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Top 10 Mad Scientists in History

Posted on 09 October 2009 in: Featured Articles, People Oddity

Vladimir Demikhov: The Two-Headed Dog Surgeon Vladimir Petrovich Demikhov  was a Soviet scientist and organ transplant pioneer, who did several transplantations in the 1930s and 1950s, such as the transplantation of a heart into an animal and a lung-heart replacement in an animal. He is also well-known for his transplantation of the heads of dogs, […]

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Six Must See Tourist Attractions In London

Posted on 08 October 2009 in: Featured Articles, Places

6. The London Eye The London Eye (also known as the Millennium Wheel) at a height of 135 metres (443 ft), is the biggest Ferris wheel in Europe, and has become the most popular paid tourist attraction in the United Kingdom, visited by over 3 million people in one year At the time it was […]

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3 World’s Most Expensive Beer

Posted on 28 September 2009 in: Featured Articles, Food

A satisfying drink enjoyed throughout the world with many variations. Vielle Bon Secours: This tops the list of the world’s most expensive beer, costing around £500 (equivalent to around $1,000) per bottle or about £39 (equivalent to around $78) per pint. It can only be found in a bar called the Bierdrome in London. Samuel […]

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Interesting Usage of Eggshells

Posted on 28 September 2009 in: Featured Articles, Food

I love eggs, and not just because I love the way they taste. Of course, part of my eggophilia is also due to the fact that eggs are an affordable, high-quality protein, usually costing less than twenty cents apiece. Despite much publicized cholesterol warnings, more and more research is revealing the many health benefits of […]

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Fugu – The Most Dangerous Fish To Eat

Posted on 27 September 2009 in: Featured Articles, Food

Fugu is the Japanese word for pufferfish and is also a Japanese dish prepared from the meat of pufferfish (normally species of Takifugu, Lagocephalus, or Sphoeroides) or porcupinefish of the genus Diodon. Because pufferfish is lethally poisonous if prepared incorrectly, fugu has become one of the most celebrated and notorious dishes in Japanese cuisine. Fugu […]

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Wilcraft – Ice Fishing Vehicle

Posted on 27 September 2009 in: Featured Articles, Technology

The Wilcraft is an ice fishing rig; it’s the latest thing on the ice. There are 4 main aspects of the sport that Wilcraft greatly improves upon: The first is ACCESS. We all know it takes quite an effort to get your equipment and shelter on the ice and set up. With the Wilcraft — […]

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Ban Gioc Waterfall

Posted on 27 September 2009 in: Featured Articles, Places

Detian – Banyue Falls or Ban Gioc Falls are 2 waterfalls on the Quy Xuan River straddling the Sino-Vietnamese border, located in in the Karst hills of Daxing County in the Chongzuo prefecture of Guangxi Province, on the Chinese side, and in the district of Trung Khanh, Cao B?ng province on the Vietnamese side, 272 […]

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North Yungas Road – The Most Dangerous Road In The World

Posted on 26 September 2009 in: Featured Articles, Places

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The North Yungas Road (also Grove’s Road, Coroico Road, Camino de las Yungas, El Camino de la Muerte, Road of Death, and Death Road) is a 61 to 69 km road (depending on source) leading from La Paz to Coroico, 56 km (35 miles) northeast of La Paz in the Yungas region of Bolivia. It […]

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