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Will love songs put sharks in the mood to shag?
Posted by Paul van der Maas on 08/19/09 18:00
Will love songs put sharks in the mood to shag?Aquarium bosses are playing the sounds of Barry White and Marvyn Gaye underwater to try and put a shark in the mood for love. Zorro, a six-year-old zebra shark, had worn out his... Full Story ]
Paying by fingerprint at the supermarket
Posted by Bas van Rijn on 03/15/05 23:52
Paying by fingerprint at the supermarketCustomers of a German supermarket chain will soon be able to pay for their shopping by placing their finger on a scanner at the check-out. An Edeka store in the southwest German... Full Story ]
Teacher asks students to masturbate
Posted by Paul van der Maas on 08/12/04 20:54
Teacher asks students to masturbateA biology teacher in Brazil is being sued for asking students to masturbate for a class project. The teacher asked three teenagers to provide sperm samples (in other words:... Full Story ]
Today's special offer: mobile number for only $19,000
Posted by Bas van Rijn on 06/23/04 10:00
Today's special offer: mobile number for only $19,000A mobile telephone number in Bahrain is on sale for $19,000. This mobile telephone number has become the most expensive in the history of the local market, for no reason other than... Full Story ]
Aeroplane lands on busy road in Sao Paulo
Posted by Bas van Rijn on 04/02/04 13:45
Aeroplane lands on busy road in Sao PauloAn aeroplane has made an emergency landing on one of the busiest roads in the world's second biggest city Sao Paulo. During a flying lesson, the small plane's engine broke down.... Full Story ]
A smelly e-mail
Posted by Guus Cartigny on 02/19/04 19:23
A smelly e-mailSniffing the scent of the ocean while booking a vacation online or the smell of whisky and cigars while digitally listening to jazz. The British cable company Telewest adds a whole... Full Story ]
Blind owl gets contact lenses
Posted by Guus Cartigny on 02/16/04 16:58
Blind owl gets contact lensesMadison, Wisconsin - A great horned owl found starving in the wild because it had gone blind could be released this spring after having new eye lenses implanted. The owl, named... Full Story ]
Lust for sex depends on size of brain
Posted by Bas van Rijn on 02/13/04 18:54
Lust for sex depends on size of brainAustralian scientists have found out what part of the brain is responsible for sexual attraction between people. They also found out that the bigger that part of the brain is, the... Full Story ]
Swedes offer freeze-dry burials
Posted by Guus Cartigny on 02/11/04 12:20
Swedes offer freeze-dry burialsStockholm - Rather than bury or burn bodies after death, a Swedish company has come up with a chilling alternative; freezing them in liquid nitrogen, then using sound waves to smash... Full Story ]
Child gets serial number
Posted by Guus Cartigny on 02/04/04 11:28
Child gets serial number'Junior' or 'The second' was probably too normal for the son of an American computer programmer. His newborn son goes through life as Jon Blake Cusack 2.0 Version 2.0 was born... Full Story ]
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Random Funny Facts
Al Capone's business card said he was a used furniture dealer.

The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.

In india it is cheaper to have sex with a prostitue than buy a condom!

Astronaut Neil Armstrong first stepped on the moon with his left foot.

The female pigeon cannot lay eggs if she is alone. In order for her ovaries to function, she must be able to see another pigeon.
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