Amazing Stories

Basketball Grandma: Zhu Shumei becomes internet sensation [Video]

Filed in Amazing Stories, Basketball, Sports by on October 17, 2012 0 Comments

Zhu Shumei, 76, of Eastern China runs through her usual exercise routine, a basketball. She plays this game for the past 20years. Zhu also runs 10 400-m laps and climbs a pole for a bit of strength training. Zhu dubbed as “Basketball Grandma” was just part of the crowd at the Zhejiang Normal University campus in Jinhua, […]

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Felix Baumgartner’s Supersonic Space Jump the Lego version (video)

Filed in Amazing Stories, Video, World by on October 16, 2012 0 Comments

Felix Baumgartner, a skydiver from Australia, made a freefall jump at 128,097 feet (around 39,045 meters) above the Earth’s surface last Sunday, October 14, 2012 in Roswell, New Mexico. Baumgartner‘s breath taking  free fall broke a lot of records. The highest altitude free fall ever made The longest free-fall ever made Greatest Freefall Distance Breaking […]

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Bacteria that produce pure gold revealed

Filed in Amazing Stories, Science, World News by on October 5, 2012 0 Comments

Scientists have discovered a bacterium that eats toxic material and, well, poops pure gold. This microbial magician, named Cupriavidus metallidurans, when placed in a minilab full of gold chloride, a nasty toxin, gobbled up the poison and, in about a week, processed it out as 24-karat nuggets of the precious yellow metal. The bacterium was […]

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The Real Life Anime Girl: Anastasiya Shpagina a 19-year-old Ukrainian girl

Filed in Amazing Stories, Celebrities, Entertainment, Video, World by on October 2, 2012 1 Comment

Another Ukrainian girl, Anastasiya Shpagina ‘The Real Life Anime Girl’ is quickly becoming Internet sensations, her YouTube Video ‘Flower Fairy’ has over half a million views.  Anastasiya Shpagina with real life Barbie, Valeria Lukyanova Anastasiya Shpagina spends hours transforming herself into a living Japanese cartoon character. She spends up to 30 minutes on each eye when applying makeup. The […]

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World’s Heaviest Pumpkin: 2009 pound pumpkin at the Topsfield Fair in Massachusetts

Filed in Amazing Stories, United States, World by on October 2, 2012 0 Comments

A GIANT pumpkin weighing 2,009 pounds took pride of place during the 2012 New England Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off. The giant pumpkin was on display at Topsfield Fair, in Northeastern Massachusetts last Sunday (September 30). It is believed to be the second time in five days that biggest pumpkin was displayed and the record for its […]

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Philippine Giant Crocodile ‘Lolong’, World’s Largest Crocodile In Captivity

Filed in Amazing Stories, Animals, Announcement, Featured, World by on July 3, 2012 0 Comments

According to the Guiness Book of Records, “Lolong” the saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) which was caught in Agusan Del Sur, in the Province of Mindanao is the most largest crocodile captive by the local residents. World’s Largest Crocodile in Captivity Image Credit: AP The crocodile weighs 1,075 kg or 2,370 lbs and measures 6.17 meter […]

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Gosling Sweat Video: Ryan Gosling singing and dancing in a Mormon talent show

A video of the young Ryan Gosling singing “When A Man Loves A Woman” and dancing to the tune of “Gonna Make You Sweat” was dubbed as Gosling Sweat Video. The Gosling Sweat Video has generated more than 650,000 views The young Gosling begins by singing Micheal Bolton’s rendition of When A Man Love A Woman. Then Ryan Gosling […]

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1986 World Series re-enacted by Kenyan students goes viral

Filed in Amazing Stories, Sports, United States, Video by on June 13, 2012 0 Comments

The 1986 World Series between the New York Mets and the Boston Red Sox has a new version featuring a group of Kenyan students re-enacting Bill Buckner’s error leading to the Mets winning run in Game 6 of the 1986 World Series. The video has generated more than 65,000 views Kids in Kenya re-enacting 1986 […]

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Skydive Dubai unveils the $1.3 billion billboard – “world’s most expensive billboard”

Filed in Amazing Stories, Business, Featured, Technology, Video by on June 13, 2012 0 Comments

Skydive Dubai unveiled a billboard that would cost $1.3 billion a month, it features a man flying around it in a jet pack. The $1.3 billion billboard is located near the entrance of Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building in downtown Dubai. Skydive Dubai and the Denver-based Go Fast energy products, demonstrated the billboard stunt last June 1, 2012. The […]

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Valery Rozov, the 21st century daredevil leap into best records (video)

Filed in Amazing Stories, Featured, Sports, Video, World by on June 8, 2012 0 Comments

Russian base jumper Valery Rozov made a new record in Himalayan Jump wearing only a wingsuit. It really a world record to reach the bottom of a 4 mile high summit of Shivling wearing only his jumper wingsuit. This is really another highlight to his career of extreme sports as base jumper. Watch the video […]

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Ann Colagiovanni gets her high school diploma at 97 in Shaker Heights

Filed in Amazing Stories, Education, Featured, Lifestyle, World by on June 8, 2012 0 Comments

97-year-old Ann Colagiovanni receives high school diploma Who would ever forget the film entitled “Patch Adams”, a 1998 comedy drama film starred by Robin Williams. This film is based on the true to life story of Dr. Hunter “Patch” Adams and portrays Adams as enrolling in medical school very late in his life or we […]

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Unpredicted discovery of NASA of Ocean Plant Life

Filed in Amazing Stories, Environment, Science, World by on June 8, 2012 0 Comments

NASA pioneered the expedition called ICESCAPE, or Impacts of Climate on EcoSystems and Chemistry of the Arctic Pacific Environment, which explored Arctic waters in the Beaufort and Chukchi seas along Alaska’s western and northern coasts onboard a U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker. Using optical technologies, scientists looked at the impacts of environmental variability and change in […]

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