Worlds most bizarre people
The Man Who Loved Cars
. Edward Smith of Washington made headlines after admitting he has had sex with over 1,000 cars. It might sound crazy but this car lover has been living with his 1967 Volkswagen Beetle, whom he named Vanilla, and considers it his girlfriend.
The Woman With Seventeen Different Personalities
. Karen Overhill had an extreme case of multiple personality disorder. In 1999 she began finding herself in strange places with no idea how she had gotten there. She discovered bookmarks farther into her books beyond the point she recalled reading to, she heard voices at night recapping the day s events, and often ran into people who knew her when she had no recollection of any prior encounter with them. She eventually discovered she had been living with seventeen distinct personalities and eventually found a cure to get rid of them all.
The Man Who Hasn t Slept In More Than Four Decades
. You d think going without sleep for that long may have its drawbacks, but not for the man in central Quang Nam Province. His inability to sleep has not only made him famous, but also represents a miraculous phenomenon worthy of scientific study. Thai Ngoc, known as Hai Ngoc, said he could not sleep after getting a fever in 1973, and has counted infinite numbers of sheep for more than forty one years.
The Man Who Carried His Twin Brother In His Stomach
. Living in the city of Nagpur, India, Bhagat claimed that he d always felt self conscious about his big belly. On a hot summer night in 1999, thirty six year old Bhagat was rushed to the hospital because his stomach was so swollen that he could barely breathe. The amazed doctors discovered that inside Sanjay s belly was the half formed body of an infant boy, Bhagat s twin brother that was never born.
Mister Eat It All
. Over the course of forty years, Frenchman Michel Lotito ate an estimated nine tons of metal. How did he do so? In his youth, Lotito suffered from pica, a mental disorder in which people compulsively eat nonfood items such as dirt and plastic. Once he started experimenting with more dangerous items such as nails and glass he learned that the incredibly thick lining of his stomach and intestines allowed him to consume almost anything. Soon, Lotito turned his affliction into a career and went down in history as the man who literally ate everything. He died in 2007 from natural causes unrelated to his eating habits.
The Human Hammer
. Gino Martino is a professional wrestler and entertainer who fascinates audiences with his superhuman ability to smash through things with his skull. Rumors say that it s better for a car to hit you on the street than Gino s head.
The Girl With X ray Eyes
. Natasha Demkina is known in her native Russia as the Girl with X ray Eyes. She claims to have the ability to see through people s skin right into their insides. She has shut down even her most vicious critics with her creepy but totally accurate medical diagnoses.
The Real Life Professor Charles Xavier
. Alex Lenkei is a hypnotist with incredible powers of suggestion. Lenkei s powers are so strong that the 68 year old from Surrey, England, once underwent invasive ankle surgery without anesthesia.
The Self proclaimed Pope
. David Allen Bawden, also known as Pope Michael, is an American citizen and a conclavist claimant to the papacy. Bawden was elected by a group of six laypeople, including himself and his parents, who had come to believe that the post Vatican II Catholic Church had seceded from the Catholic faith, and that there has been no legitimate popes elected since the death of Pope Pius XII in 1958.
The Devil Horns Grandmother
. In 2010 a 101 year old Chinese woman named Zhang Ruifang shocked her friends, family, and the rest of the world when she made headlines for growing a devil like horn on top of her head.
The Real Version of the Incredible Hulk
. Brazilian body builder Romario Dos Santos Alves was so desperate to emulate the Incredible Hulk that he actually injected his arms with a potentially lethal combination of oil and alcohol. The twenty five year old risked his life in the process, and almost had both arms amputated. His grotesquely swollen muscles have earned him cruel nicknames such as beast and monster.
The Japanese Jesus Christ
. Mitsuo Matayoshi is a Japanese political activist, known for his perennial candidacy. Matayoshi was trained as a Protestant preacher, and through his religious studies developed a particular concept of Christianity strongly influenced by eschatology. In 1997, he established the World Economic Community Party, a political party based on his conviction that he is God.
The Soldier Who Hid in the Jungle for Almost Thirty Years Believing World War II Was Still Happening
. Almost forty three years ago a World War II Japanese soldier by the name of Hiroo Onoda was found in the jungles of Guam, having survived there for nearly three decades. Under orders to not surrender under any circumstance, Hiroo Onoda fought a one man war and only surrendered when Major Yoshimi Taniguchi, who had since become a bookseller, personally came to give him the order.
The Real Bionic Woman
. Eileen Brown from Boldon, England, has had more than a dozen operations over the past two decades. Her only remaining natural joints are her left hip and left elbow.
The Man Who Lived in an Airport for Nearly Two Decades
. Mehran Karimi Nasseri is an Iranian refugee who lived in the departure lounge of Terminal One in Charles de Gaulle Airport in France, from August 26, 1988, until July 2006. His story became the main inspiration and basis for the Tom Hanks movie The Terminal.
The Man Who Photographed and Analyzed Every Meal for Thirty four Years
. Yoshiro Nakamatsu is a Japanese inventor claiming to hold the world record for the most inventions (over three thousand) including the floppy disk and PyonPyon spring shoes. He has been photographing and retrospectively analyzing every meal he has consumed during a period of 40 years.
The Woman Who Remembers Everything
. Jill Price claims to remember everything since her teens such as what time she awoke, what she ate, who she met. All of this is in her brain and can be triggered by songs, smells, or locations. She considers it a curse because since she can t forget things it is a burden on her sanity and does not give her much peace.
The Daredevil Who Flirts with Death on a Regular Basis
. Eskil Ronningsbakken is an extreme artist from Norway who travels all around the globe to enact incredible death defying performances. He s usually performing balancing acts at the tops of lethal drops such as canyons and cliffs. He first got into the art of balancing when he was five years old and has been shocking the world with his amazing feats ever since.
The Woman With the Smallest Waist in the World
. Michele Kobke, a twenty six year old woman from Germany, has shrunk her waist down from twenty five inches to sixteen by wearing a corset every day for three years, even while sleeping. And despite having a waist smaller than most catwalk models, she says she hopes to whittle her waist down to a shocking fourteen inches.
The Man Who Permanently Raised His Hand to the Heavens
. Sadhu Amar Bharati first raised his arm in 1973 in honor of the god Shiva, and hasn t put it down since.
The Real Mr Freeze
. Wim Hof s a Dutch world record holder, adventurer, and daredevil commonly nicknamed the Iceman for his extraordinary ability to withstand below freezing temperatures. Keep in mind that he once submerged himself in an ice bath for one hour and fifty two minutes.
The Most Officially Dead Person
. Lal Bihari is an Indian farmer and activist from Amilo who was officially dead between 1975 and 1994. He fought with the Indian bureaucracy for nineteen years to prove that he was indeed alive and well.
Most Tattooed Woman in History
. On June 29, 2011, a fifty three year old woman named Cynthia Martell was found dead in her home on the 1500 block of Laguna Avenue. The crazy thing about this story is that 97 percent of her body was covered with tattoos, which pretty much made her the most tattooed woman in recorded history.
The Man with the Biggest Mouth in the World
. Francisco Domingo Joaquim is an ordinary man from Angola with an extraordinary ability. He s the proud holder of the record for the world s biggest mouth. His mouth measures seventeen cm (6.69 inches), and he can fit anything in it from soda cans to his wallet.
Man With the World s Longest Hair
. Although he never got his hair officially measured and acknowledged by the Guinness Book of Records, Vietnamese herbalist Tran Van Hay was known as the man with the longest hair in the world. According to his wife, Tran hadn t gotten a haircut in more than fifty years and only washed it a few times (the last time being eleven years ago). Unfortunately, Tran Van Hay died in 2010 at the age of 79.
Tips for Portfolio Photography
How many pictures and what should you include in your portfolio
. Hereands the killer: your portfolio should contain only 8 to 12 pictures. Photo buyers are busy people. The worst thing you can do is to swamp them with photos that are redundant. You might be the best rose photographer in the world, but showing 35 p
. Scorpio ( Oct 23 - Nov 21 ) : Here is the sign of bold enterprise, a fearless nature guided by selfcontrol and confidence but geared for action when the time demands. The governing planet, Mars, provides the power with which this sign is packed, den
Rules to play Parachuting
. Standing, lift the parachute waist height. Count to three with one and two being small practice lifts. On three, all lift the chute overhead, and crouch down pulling the parachute edges down as well. This creates what looks like a mushroom.
Gorgeous Castles Around The World
Gorgeous Castles Around The World
. A castle is a type of fortified structure built in Europe and the Middle East during the Middle Ages by nobility. It is distinct from a palace and usually consider to be the private fortified residence of a lord or noble. They are usually historical
Best Names at the Sochi Olympics
. Monique Angermueller, the speed skater from Germany specializes in the 1000m and was part of the German team in the winter Olympics of 2010. Born January 27th 1984 in East Berlin, her skating started at the early age of seven. The economics engineeri
Religion of Kabir Das
. According to the Kabir Das, real religion is a way of life the people live it and not made by the people own. According to him the work is worship and responsibility is like religion. He said that live your life, do responsibilities and do hard work
Ways to Overcome Anger
Ask yourself Why is this bothering you so much
. Is it really what someone else did, or are you feeling angry because of what youre interpreting their actions to mean? (For example, you may think that your boyfriend not showing up means that he doesnt respect you, when he may have a valid explanati
Science Experiments Ideas
Electrical ball game
. Fix a piece of silver paper cut into the shape of a footballer on to the edge of a phonograph record, rub the record vigorously with a woollen cloth and place it on a dry glass. Put a tin can about two inches in front of the figure. If you hold a sma
Rules to play Synchronized Swimming
Types of lifts
. The Platform Lift oldest form. In a platform, the base lays out in a back layout position underwater. The top sets in a squatting position on her torso and stands once the lift reaches the surface. The remaining teammates use eggbeater to hold the pl
Most Cruel Rulers Ever in History
Idi Amin Dada
. One of the most cruel rulers ever, Idi Amin Dada was the military dictator and President of Uganda from 1971 to 1979. Amin joined the British colonial regiment, the King s African Rifles in 1946, Amin held the rank of Major General in the post coloni
. Heat: Hot Air. The labor involved in the care of numerous stoves is considerable, and hence the advent of a central heating stove, or furnace, was a great saving in strength and fuel. A furnace is a stove arranged as in Figure. The stove S, like all
The Beautiful World Heritage Sites
NATURAL AND CULTURO HISTORICAL REGION OF KOTOR MONTENEGRO
. With is natural harbour on Montenegro s Adriatic coast Kotor has long been a centre of excellence known for its masonry and religious iconography. Made a World Heritage Site in 1979 UNESCO helped with the restoration of four of the town s Romanesque
Most Famous Landmarks Around the World
Sydney Opera House in Australia
. The Sydney Opera House is Australia s most recognisable building and is an icon ofAustralia s creative and technical achievement. Since its completion in 1973.
Ways to Reduce Your Impact
Low Wattage is good wattage
. Wherever you can, try to use low wattage light bulbs. Low wattage means low energy. Your energy company charges you for kilowattshour, so don t be caught using too many watts.
Ways to be a Daredevil on Your Vacation
Explore the Worlds Largest Cave in Vietnam
. An explorer navigates Han Son Doong cave in Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam. Tours of the cave are not for the faint hearted. The journey to the cave takes a day and a half through dense uninhabited jungle, before you rappel 260ft down to it
Tips to succeed in Study
. There are others out there feeling the same feelings, experiencing the same insecurities and having the same doubts as you.
Handprint T Rex
. Here is super handprint craft which children will have lots of fun with a fierce handprint Tyrannosaurus Rex!
Benefits of Potatoes
Potatoes for Cancer
. Research has revealed that lectins like those present in potatoes inhibit cancer cell growth. Potatoes also contain a variety of phytonutrients that have antioxidant activity. Among these important healthpromoting compounds are carotenoids, flavonoid
Celebrities Pulling Weird Faces
. Anne Hathaway attends the 18th Annual Critics Choice Movie Awards held at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on January 10, 2013
New Year Party Game Ideas
. Take the picture of each of your guests with the digital camera. Have them make a funny face and be sure to tell them there is a prize for the best face. After all the pictures have been taken, download them to your computer or laptop and ask everyon
Loudest College Football Stadiums
Bryant Denny Stadium
. 100,000 plus people getting loud is more than just a Crimson Tide of voices
Ways to Reduce Your Impact
Turn off the lights when you leave the room
. This is a pet peeve of mine. I hate it when people leave lights on when they are not using them. 30% of a home s energy usage comes from the lighting. Turning the lights off when you leave the room can dramatically reduce the amount of energy used f
Benefits of Mint Leaf
Relieves muscle pain
. You can also take advantage of the warm mint to freshen up your leg muscles. The trick, mix 1 cup sea salt, 1/3 cup olive oil, and 6 drops of peppermint essential oil. Rub in the foot a few moments then rinse. Sea salt will remove dead skin cells whi
Know World Carnival
Grape Throwing Festival Mallorca Spain
. The Grape Throwing Festival is held annually during the last weekend in September, in the wine-growing village of Binissalem, Mallorca. The festival celebrates the grape harvest and the main attractions include a grape-stomping competition, grape-thr
Benefits of Beans
The Healthiest Way of Cooking Black Beans
. To cook the beans, you can either cook them on the stovetop or use a pressure cooker. For the stovetop method, add three cups of fresh water or broth for each cup of dried beans. The liquid should be about one to two inches above the top of the beans
Rules to play Pocket Billiards
. These general rules apply to all pocket billiard games, UNLESS specifically noted to the contrary in the individual game rules. 1. TABLES, BALLS, EQUIPMENT. All games described in these rules are designed for tables, balls and equipment meeting the s
Precautions while using ATM Machines
. These days when people are replying more and more on ATMs for cashtransaction, things are bound to go wrong as the ATM machine is only a machine andmachinescan fail. There is no need to worry however, if you follow the above steps your ATM experience
Benefits of Black berries
Blackberry Recipe Ideas
. Medicinal herb tea: To 1 ounce of the dried leaves and root bark, add 1 pint of boiling water, and steep 10 min., drink a tea cup at a time. Use to make jellies, jams, cobblers, and in any recipe where you would use raspberries.
How to Use Social Networking Sites for Beginners
. Built on the social networks Open Graph (a collection of your preferences, likes, interests and activity on Facebook and from around the web), Facebook apps allow you to personalize and enhance your participation on the social network. They can add a
Movie Oddities That Make No Sense
. In one of the most iconic movie scenes in history (the legendary bike scene) E.T. clearly showcases his ability to levitate objects and himself. So the question is why didn t he levitate himself at the beginning of the film back onto his spaceship?
Precautions while using Refrigerators
Clear of obstruction
. Keep ventilation openings, in the appliance enclosure or in the built-in structure, clear of obstruction. Food taken out of the refrigerator should be thoroughly cooked or reheated until the core temperature of the food reaches 75
. For her outstanding work, Kiran Bedi has received a number of accolades like: Presidents Gallantry Award 1979 Women of the Year Award 1980 Asia Region Award for Drug Prevention and Control 1991 Magsaysay Award for Government Service 1994 Mahila Shiro
Benefits of Bananas
Gives instant surge of energy
. It does this by converting the natural sugars into instant energy and this is one of the reasons sportsmen consume it during intervals.
Help each other
. Each one of team members will have certain areas of expertise. Explore and let your team know where one can seek help within the team. This will not only promote teamwork, but also help to create subject matter experts in the long run.
. Though they re often called nuts, these tubers are actually the root from the chufa sedge plant. They were originally cultivated in ancient Egypt, but today are common in Southern Europe too, particularly in Spain. Tiger nuts are often soaked in wa
BRICS nations need unity to reach objectives
. Since the BRIC acronym was first coined in a 2001 paper by Goldman Sachs chief economist Jim O'Neill, the leaders of Brazil, Russia, India and China have made major strides in developing political, economic and social ties. But after numerous declara
The Best Pokemon
. Vaporeon evolves from Eevee when it is exposed to a Water stone.
What IS important is the effort they put in
. Making an effort is something your teen CAN do today, getting straight As probably isnt. Getting your teen to do just half an hour of homework/study each day after school is realistic. Its something that they can complete successfully, and its someth
Christmas Gifts Ideas She Is Going To Love
Kenneth Cole New York Womens
. This gorgeous rose gold tone bezel white leather strap watch from Kenneth Cole will compliment just about any urban ensembles she can wear. Everyone will be asking her for the time (but dont let them fool you, theyll just want to look at the watch).
Street Food in India
. The pineapple is a tropical plant with edible multiple fruit consisting of coalesced berries, and the most economically significant plant in the Bromeliaceae family
. Parana means breaking the fast. Ekadashi Parana is done after sunrise on next day of Ekadashi fast. It is necessary to do Parana within Dwadashi Tithi unless Dwadashi is over before sunrise. Not doing Parana within Dwadashi is similar to an offence.
Best Valentines Day Gifts
One Dozen Long Stemmed Red Roses
. This bouquet of a dozen red roses comes in an elegant vase, so she can display them right away at home or at the office. Delivery options are blacked out for certain days of the week, so youll want to order them a little bit ahead of the holiday. You
Benefits of Mangoes
Treatment of Dark Spots
. Mango skin is also beneficial in reducing dark spots. For this purpose, you can make a powder from the sun dried mango skin and mix it with a teaspoon of yoghurt. Using this as face pack will reduce dark spots, blemishes and add a golden glow to your
Puff Pony Hairstyles
Teased Clean Pony
. A bouffant front section with a clean tidy pony is good for all occasions. A red carpet favourite, this hairstyle has its own sweet appeal.
Get Rid of Acne for Smooth Skin
Be patient with your products
. We are all in a hurry to see results, but putting on the brakes can ensure that the results you get are positive.When you are starting a new product, use it every other day, and never try a few new buys at once.Even if you just got a new skincare sys
BIG bucket list Adventures
See a spirit bear in British Columbia Canada
. Why? These rare bears roam only here. Even for a country big on big empty Canada s Great Bear Rainforest takes some beating. What the GBR does have though is lots of lovely wildlife: grey wolves grizzlies cougars orca sea otters humpback whal
Forever Young Naturally Beauty
Oiling the Body Elasticity balm
. To soften scars and promote elasticity, mix 4 drops each essential oils of jasmine and lavender plus 2 drops essential oil of mandarin into 4 tbsp extra-virgin olive or argan oil. (Omit mandarin oil if exposing skin to the sun.)
Forever Young Naturally Beauty
Natural Pedicure Off the shelf intensive care
. Burt’s Bees peppermint-scented Coconut Foot Crème is an extremely effective night treatment for very dry cracked feet - it also smells delicious. Spiezia Organics’ Organic Foot Balm has a unique consistency and brings lasting softness to the feet.
Rules to play Wheelchair Basketball
Loss of the ball
. If a player in possession of the ball makes any physical contact with the floor or tilts the chair so far backward that the anti tip (safety) casters touch the floor, it is a violation and the ball is awarded to the other team.
The Best Looking Phones
. This may come as a surprise, but not all phones are designed to be smart. This phones full stainless steel jacket was handetched and crafted like the fuselage of an old war bird. It had feeling to it. Shiny, detailed, there was no mistaking it felt a
Gym guide Ideas
. Men & women with a beginner to intermediate level of fitness, looking to build overall strength that will improve their quality of life through increased functional fitness & strength capability.
Easy Tricks To Do Professional Makeup
. For smooth, lush lips, smear a little lip balm underneath your lipstick or a dab of thick gloss in the center of your lips. We love pinks and berries for March.
Most Expensive Bikes in The World
Dodge Tomahawk V10 Superbike
. It is indeed a Super Bike. The heavy bike is configured with high performance V10 Engine of 8.3 liter. It can attain themaximum speedof 420 miles per hour. It is priced at $555,000.
The Most Powerful People In Enterprise Tech
. If Werner Vogels is AWS s visionary, Jassy is the execution guy. He runs Amazon s cloud, including its two biggest services: renting computers and renting storage space. Amazon is poised to make its cloud a bigger deal to the enterprise, even potent
. The quiet Harlequin Rasbora grows to 1.5 inches and is best kept in small groups. The Harlequin Rasbora is a muddled orange and pink with a prominent blue-black wedge that starts midbody and tapers back to the tail. The coloring is usually more prono
Benefits of Dill Seeds
A Flavorful Way to Help Prevent Bone Loss
. Dill as a very good source of calcium. Calcium is important for reducing the bone loss that occurs after menopause and in some conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis. Our food ranking system also qualified dill as a good source of dietary fiber and
Benefits of Broccoli
Nutrient and Health Benefits of Raw Broccoli
. Weve been especially impressed in the most recent research by the impact of uncooked broccoli
Benefits of Carrots
. Carrot juice is very effective in dispelling mucus from the ear, nose and throat area, easing nasal congestion, sinusitis, phlegm and mucus in the throat and other similar disorders. The root is also used in the preparation of cakes, tart, pudding, s
Rules to play Go Fish
Finish the game
. Eventually the draw pile will dwindle and the cards will run out. When this happens, each player counts his or her books. The person with the most books is the winner.
Hennessey Venom GT 270 49mph
. The Hennessey Venom GT is technically the fastest car you can buy. It hit a top speed of 270.49mph on a runway in America, eclipsing the Bugatti Veyron Super Sports 267.8mph effort. Besides, that cars top speed is limited to 258mph anyway, to save it
Benefits of Tamarind
. Tamarind pulp with a mix of crushed herbs such as coriander and mint is an excellent treatment for mouth ulcers. Tamarind has a cooling effect on ulcers caused by hot and spicy foods.
Rules to play Yoga
. These postures free, energize and balance the body. Sitting twists are the most intensive, as they increase the range of motion of the spine. They promote flexibility in the spine, hips and upper back, thus relieving backaches, headaches, and stiffne
. Lycopus virginicusBugleweed, Virginian horehound.Key Uses:Overactivity of the thyroid gland, especially during menopauseRespiratory complaints in conjunction with heart problemsWeak heart, erratic pulse, or heart diseaseOrigin : Found in eastern Nor
Amazing Facts You Probably Didnt Know
Amazing Facts 4
. When a male bee climaxes, their testicles explode then they die.
Annoying Habits You Should Avoid Doing in Public
Making lot of noises while you eat
. For instant, smacking you lips while chewing or opening your mouth while chewing. These habits are not just annoying but pretty disgusting, so much so that people who have witnessed your grand display of chewed food spurting out your mouth occasional
Benefits of Collard
. Mustard greens are an excellent source of vitamin K, an essential nutrient that is necessary for blood clotting. Vitamin K also supports bone health by helping your blood to transport calcium throughout your body. Mustard greens are also high in vita
Ranking The Best Fighters In The World
. WBA Heavyweight Titleholder 23 1 (21) Last Year s Ranking: 66 Status Report: Haye bombed out once promising Audley Harrison in November (KO 3) to set up, allegedly, a fight with Wladimir or Vitali Klitschko. Haye had a good year, outpointing mountain
Best Valentines Day Gifts
Logitech Wireless Gaming Headset G930 with 7Point1 Surround Sound
. If your guy loves gaming, then a new gaming headset might be exactly the gift hed like. With Dolby 7.1 Surround Sound and up to 10 hours of battery life, this headset is ideal for long, intense gaming sessions. A noise cancelling mic help to cut down
Aquarius Negative Side
. Aquarius ( Jan 20 - Feb 18 ) Negative Side : The Aquarian may be too much of a dreamer. He makes plans but seldom carries them out. He is rather unrealistic. His imagination has a tendency to run away with him. Because many of his plans are impracti
Benefits of Capers
A nutritional powerhouse
. Capers have a mere 23 calories per 100g. Yet, this spice contains many phytonutrients, antioxidants and vitamins essential for optimum health. High in the flavonoid compounds
Benefits of Zucchinis
Hydrates your Skin
. Zucchini has a high water content which hydrates your skin. Water in general is beneficial for your skin as it flushes out toxins from your system. Regular consumption of zucchini helps restore the moisture of your skin, providing you with a glowing
Benefits of Tamarind
Date and Tamarind Chutney
. This one of my favourite dipping sauces. Sweet and sour in flavour this condiment usually accompanies samosas, cassava chips and many types of 'chaat'. You can adjust the amount of dates, tamarind and jaggery to make it as sweet or sour as you like.
. Ginger (E), Adrakh (H), Sont (H):Ardraka means 'moist' and sunthi means' dry'. It is also known as vishwabheshaja, the universal medicine benefiting everybody and all diseases (if you can say all in Ayurveda!), especially va-ta disorders. This is the
Benefits of Zucchinis
St Katharine Dock
. London, England Toward the end of the twentieth century, because of technological changes in world shipping, the St. Katharine Dock area near Londons Tower Bridge was forced to alter its function after more than a thousand years as a trade center. T