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Ancient ‘Loch Ness Monster’ suffered from arthritis in jaw

Filed in Animals, Archaelogy, Featured, Science, World by on May 16, 2012 0 Comments

Scientists discovered ancient creatures that apparently developed arthritis in their monster jaws and could possibly the reason why they died. According to research, fossil of an extinct marine reptile called as “pliosaur” sported huge jaws and teeth about 8 inches (2o centimeters) long. It had a 10-foot-long (3 meters), crocodilelike head, short neck, whale-like body […]

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Antique Leica: World’s Most Expensive camera sells at $2.8 million (Video)

Filed in Featured, Gadgets, Money, Photography, World by on May 15, 2012 0 Comments

A Leica prototype camera produced in 1923 has sold for a record breaking 2.16m euros ($2.8 million) at an auction in Austria. It becomes the world’s most expensive camera, and is one of just 25 models created for the original Leica A – the first commercially successful compact camera which used 35mm film. Only 12 […]

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World’s Tallest Lego structure unveiled in South Korea (Video)

Filed in Amazing Stories, Asia, Events, Featured, World by on May 14, 2012 0 Comments

In celebration of LEGO’s 80th anniversary, LEGO Korea built the tallest Lego tower to set new world record. The world’s tallest Lego tower stands in front of Jamsil Stadium in Seoul. The Lego structure used more than 50,000 colorful bricks and took five days to construct. Over 4,000 children joined the construction of the world’s tallest Lego […]

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Online Universities: Harvard and MIT joint project to offer free online courses

Filed in Community, Education, Featured, United States, World by on May 13, 2012 0 Comments

Recently, Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology announced that they will be offering free online courses in a joint project. The project aimed to attract millions of online learners all over the world. (from L-R) MIT Provost L. Rafael Reif , MIT President Susan Hockfield, Harvard President Drew Faust, MIT’s Anant Agarwal, and […]

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Lilly the Pit bull saves owner from getting hit by train (Video)

Filed in Amazing Stories, Animals, Featured, United States, World by on May 11, 2012 0 Comments

Lilly, an 8-year-old pit bull had her leg cut off after she was hit by a train while saving her owner. Lilly then sat with her owner until help arrived. Christine Spain was walking home from a friend’s house on May 3 when she collapsed on the tracks, according to reports. The hero dog suffered a broken pelvis and […]

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Cancer Patients make awesome Lip Sync of Kelly Clarkson’s ‘Stronger’ (Video)

Filed in Amazing Stories, Featured, Health, Music, Video, World by on May 11, 2012 0 Comments

22-year-old cancer patient and fledgling filmmaker, Chris Rumble, decided to uplift fellow patients with some music. He got together with some friends to make a video of child cancer patients at Seattle Children’s Hospital lip syncing to Kelly Clarkson’s song “Stronger”. Rumble posted the video to YouTube – Stronger | Seattle Childrens Hospital, where it has […]

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Angry Birds games hits 1 billion downloads: Angry Birds Download Links

The Angry Birds series has reached a new milestone. Rovio has confirmed that the Angry Birds games or the bird-flinging, pig-destroying portable strategy game franchise have been downloaded more than 1 billion times, across multiple platforms including Windows PC, Android and Apple’s iOS. The milestone comes after the March release of the game’s first true sequel, Angry […]

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World’s Longest Name: 161-word Name Registered by British Woman (Video)

Filed in Amazing Stories, Featured, Lifestyle, Weird, World by on May 8, 2012 0 Comments

The 161-word name was registered by Dawn McManus through The Legal Deed Poll Service in England. She is legally changing her name to “Red Dreams” but there are 159 additional middle names between her first and last name. A spokesman for the Legal Deed Poll Service confirms that McManus‘ new name is the “longest name” […]

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55-year Old Cheerleader: Sharon Simmons auditioned for the Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders (Video)

Sharon Simmons auditioned for the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders with hundreds of other aspiring cheerleaders on May 5, 2012 Simmons has won several fitness competitions and had a successful career as a fitness model. She also the author of the book ”Triple F: Fifty, Fit, and Fabulous,” and she runs her website FitnessAnyAge.com She has been featured several times […]

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Cotto vs. Mayweather Result: Mayweather wins via unanimous decision, Highlights of Mayweather vs. Cotto (Video)

Filed in Boxing, Featured, Sports, World by on May 7, 2012 0 Comments

Floyd Mayweather Jr. wins a unanimous decision over Puerto Rico’s Miguel Cotto, on Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Floyd Mayweather Jr  is now the new WBA Super Light Middleweight champion. Mayweather won against Cotto after 12 rounds of boxing for the main event “Ring Kings“, The judges scores were 117-111 twice and 118-110; all in favor of Floyd […]

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Florida Sinkhole: Giant Sinkhole Opened Up in Florida (Video)

Filed in Environment, Featured, United States, World by on May 5, 2012 0 Comments

A giant sinkhole opened up Thursday morning in the backyard of a home in Windermere, Florida. The large sinkhole has forced Lambro family to evacuate their home on Friday, May 4, 2012. The giant sinkhole is said to be about 100-foot wide and 50-foot deep and may still be expanding. Officials of the Orange County Fire Rescue declared that Lambro‘s house located at 4926 Indian Deer Road was unsafe. […]

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Marvel’s The Avengers takes in $18.7 million in Midnights

Filed in Business, Entertainment, Movies, World by on May 5, 2012 0 Comments

According to reports, the Marvel Studios summer kick-off film The Avengers has grossed an estimated $18.7 million in midnight screenings in roughly 2,500 theaters playing the movie in 2D and Digital 3D. This is slightly lower than Lionsgate’s The Hunger Games’ recent midnight take of $19.7 million, but slightly higher than The Dark Knight’s $18.5 million in midnights, allowing […]

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