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15 of the Strangest Phobias

I’m scared of heights which I believe is referred to as acrophobia. It’s reasonably common as is being scared of creep, crawlies and the like. But what about those less common. Do they seem less valid because less people suffer from them?

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15 of the Football World’s Most Dangerous Soccer Hooligan Gangs

What started in England in the mid-1900s, has spread around Europe and the football world. Identifying themselves by an assumed affiliation with a soccer team, gangs of violent thugs have almost been wiped out with strict laws in England, but remain flourishing in other part of the world.

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Russia Has Stolen Ukraine's Militarized Dolphins

After a bit of research I’ve finally accepted that this is a true story, even though it sounds like something Dr. Evil would come up with in Austin Powers. Don’t believe it? A quick Google-search on military dolphins will prove this is actually happening!

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21 Pictures Of The Best Camouflage Body Paint You've Ever (Not) Seen

Is this a close-up of a slightly fat and dangerous-looking frog on a leaf? Or is it three women lying down next to each other in the shape of a frog? Here are 21 examples of the best body paint camouflage you’ll ever see, and a great way to hide from people in plain sight… provided you’ve got about nine hours to prepare!

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The Man With The Guinness World Record For The Most Guinness World Records

Have you heard of Ashrita Furman? He’s no household name. He’s not an actor, musician or politician. He has, however, done more bizarre and interesting things in his 60 years than you or me have ever done! This Brooklyn health food store manager has set 551 world records and currently still holds 200 of them. He was fascinated by the Guinness Book of World Records as a kid, but he never dreamed that this would happen! Here’s a few of his more outrageous achievements.

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20 Awesome Spy Facts

The only thing better than a spy is a ninja, maybe a pirate…its debatable. Anyway, Spys are pretty damn cool and here are some awesome facts about them!

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24 Strange Law-Related Facts

Odd and interesting things you may not have known. It makes you think of how crazy laws around the world can be.

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23 Hangover Cures From Around The World

In some cases, you may prefer the hangover to the “remedy”. But regardless, being hungover feels like certain death so you never know the extent you’ll go.

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15 Strange Cures for Ailments

With the advancements of modern science, we now know that cutting someone’s head open to let the demons out is probably not a good idea, or at least a last resort. What other ancient remedies would we find ridiculous nowadays?

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Benefits of Butt-Shaped Fruit

Recently, news has surfaced of a Japanese farmer who has grown a watermelon that looks like a big ol’ butt. Seasoned producer Mitsuo Shibata explained that during his long career on the land, this is the first occurrence of the oddity he had encountered.
“In my forty-plus years of growing watermelons, this is the first time I’ve seen this shape,” the fifty-eight year old said according to Kotaku.com.
It may seem strange enough and clearly Mr. Shibata was not expecting it however, the phenomenon of conjoined watermelons does seem to be common enough to have its own specific phrase. The Japanese refer to twin watermelons as “futago suika”.

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17 Bizarre Medical Conditions

If the strangest affliction you’ve ever suffered happens to be man-flu or even something you picked up from “a toilet seat”, you may want to count your lucky stars as you read through this list of unfortunate and rare illnesses.

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16 Reasons To Make Sure You Visit New Zealand

“The Land of the Long White Cloud” as the Maori translation goes possesses stunning mountains, glaciers and friendly people. Best of all? Unlike its much larger neighbour Australia; no snakes!

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16 of History’s Largest Empires

Throughout history, for those at the top, the power they have never quite seems enough. Whether the Roman or the Greeks, conquering nations and amassing resources has seen the rise and fall of many empires. Here are some of the largest.