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Hero Uncle Wrestles Shark To Retrieve Nephew’s Severed Arm

Call it heroism, call it madness, call it what you will; this story is off the charts on the bravery meter. In 2001, in the...

Inside The World’s Tallest Slum

Construction began over two decades ago in the early 90s, however was never fully completed. After the developer died in 1994, the project came...

Jesús García – The Man That Jumped onto a Burning Train...

In 1907 he saved the entire mining town of Nacozari, Sonora when he jumped onto a burning train that was loaded with dynamite and...

Enterprising Chinese Farmers Ditch the Fields to Build Giant Transformer Robots

How’s this for entrepreneurship? In 2007, a father-and-son team from Hunan, China ditched a life-time of farm work to begin creating giant Transformer robot...

Japan’s Anti-Crime Orange Balls

If you have ever been to Japan you might have seen brightly coloured balls stored near the cash register, in everything from your standard...

The Honecker Nuclear Bunker in Berlin

Thankfully, the ever present threat of WW3 with the prospect of the obliteration of mankind via the atomic bomb are behind us now. However,...

20 Vivid Examples of Socialist / Communist Architecture

Architecture from behind the Iron Curtain is fascinating.  Their often stark brutal presence offering a dark romance indicative of the design from that era....

8 Year Old Boy Saves Father’s Life in Act of Bravery

If you have ever been involved in a serious road accident, you will understand how difficult it can be to think straight in the aftermath. Even...

World´s most dangerous islands

Behind the beautiful paradise beaches and clear waters lurks danger. These islands are either partly inhabited by truly courageous people or have been abandoned...

Groom Tries to Kill Himself at His Own Wedding after Seeing...

Arranged weddings are a bad idea in any culture, however in many instances the couples involved do attempt to make it work. Not in...