Fort McMurray : Entire City Flees as Wildfire Rages

Fort McMurray : Entire City Flees as Wildfire Rages
Smoldering ashes pour from the night sky as a monstrous wildfire approaches a helpless community. On May 1st, 2016, a fire erupted southwest of Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada; forcing the evacuation of nearly 90,000 people. Although it destroyed 1.4 million acres of land and some 2,400 homes, nobody was directly killed from it. The ...

The longest word in English has 189,819 letters

It would take you three and a half hours to pronounce correctly. Seriously. It’s the chemical name of Titin (or connectin), a giant protein “that functions as a molecular spring which is responsible for the passive elasticity of muscle.” You can listen and see a guy pronounce the whole word. Warning:  Video 3H33M long Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious ...

When I Go To Bed At 7

When I Go To Bed At 7

When I Slice Onions

When I Slice Onions

Cheating On A Spouse is Not a Big Thing in Russia

Cheating On A Spouse is Not a Big Thing in Russia
Extramarital Affairs (Cheating) : has become a “way of life,” and that it’s both accepted and expected.Our society is very much obsessed with our “true love” and “soul mates” rather than a partnership so it is weird to us. Infidelity is a big no-no in the USA (most of the time), but it’s no big ...

Real Bill Murray Stories Ever Told

Real Bill Murray Stories Ever Told
1. Like most celebrities, Bill Murray isn’t a fan of being bothered for his autograph. Unlike most celebrities, it’s because he finds it too impersonal. One day, Bill Murray is doing a shoot for a guy, and that guy’s friend asks him for an autograph. Instead of just writing his name on a piece of ...

First Person in History to be Struck by a Meteorite

First Person in History to be Struck by a Meteorite
Ann Hodges of Sylacauga, Alabama, became the first confirmed person in history to be struck by a meteorite. In late November 1954, Ann was sleeping on her couch under a quilt when a softball sized meteor crashed through her ceiling, bouncing off a radio before hitting her in the thigh, leaving a massive bruise. Several ...

Google Earth Forces US Navy to Redesign Building

Google Earth Forces US Navy to Redesign Building
Now the Navy is speding $600,000 to tweak the roof via landscaping and structural adjustments. The Naval Base Coronado near San Diego has gone unnoticed since it’s groundbreaking in 1967. Then Google Earth had to come in and ruin everything. The satellite mapping site revealed to the public that, from the air, the structure was ...

Brock Turner : I’m a Rapist

Brock Turner : I'm a Rapist
You guys remember Brock Turner. Brock was literally caught in the act of raping a drunk, unconscious woman after dragging her behind a dumpster in January. The scene was so horrific, one of the students who tackled him couldn’t stop crying as he spoke to police. Brock was arrested and “charged with five felony counts: ...

Man Killed by Explosive Neck Device

Man Killed by Explosive Neck Device
On a day like any other in late August 2003, pizza deliveryman Brian Wells was about to end his shift when a fateful order came in. The directions given to Brian led him to a winding, deserted, dirt road that ended at a lonely TV tower. Now most people upon arriving at the spooky deserted ...