An Indian holy man has claimed that he has not eaten or drunk anything in 75 years, and has the medical evidence to prove it! Prahlad Jani, 83, who lives in a cave near Amba Ji Temple, claims to...
The mysteries of the universe. As time goes by, it seems as though we learn more of them every day. But for every answer than science seems to throw our way, they also chuck in a hundred questions. We're learning...
A sonic boom is the sound we hear when a supersonic aircraft passes through the sound barrier, at a speed known as Mach 1. It is the sound associated with the shock waves created when an object, most commonly...
If I asked you to picture an average computer hacker, what would you say? Nerdy? Socially awkward? Locked in a bedsit with no windows, typing away at a ten year old desktop whilst stuffing himself with pizza and Doritos?...
Are you one of those lucky people who just slides into bed, instantly falls asleep and then wakes up eight hours later feeling refreshed and ready to attack the day? Or are you more the kind who takes forever...
A 'mega-tsunami' could be heading our way soon and could be of such biblicial proportions that we'd all face extinction. A 1,000ft wave swept across the Earth 73,000 years ago. A volcano on the Cape Verde Islands off West Africa set...
This is the Gordon Dam in Tasmania, an island off the coast of south Australia (y'know, where the devil comes from). It's a whopping 415 ft in height. So what happens when you drop a basketball off the top...
Anyone know what Oasis is? Not the crappy English band, but the stuff that gardeners and flower arrangers use? No? Well it's known as floral foam, and keeps flowers in place whilst also absorbing sufficient water to keep them...
It might sound like a cheesy cliche, but pregnancy is amazing. Pregnant women convert these little people from cells to personhood over a period of nearly a year! The whole process of pregnancy is simply unbelievable. You nurture this tiny...
A heart-rendering picture of a poor newborn baby born with one eye has been released by medical experts in Egypt. The eye is central to the face, giving a 'Cyclops'-like appearance to the unfortunate child, who isn't expected to...
As the digital age progresses, we often wonder where on earth technology will take us next. At one time, we couldn't see how a desktop computer could be improved upon, but in the space of thirty years we have...
Why light one match when you can light six thousand matches, huh? Well, because it's costly and time consuming and weird and you don't have that matches on you. But if you did? It'd be fun, wouldn't it? Well,...
Water. It's pretty good, isn't it? Without it you'd be in a little bit of trouble. Especially when you fancy a drink. But liquid can be used for more than just slurping on. And we're not just talking about...
So, you've been down the lake all day trying catch something for your dinner. You finally manage to reel a fish in, which you stun and throw in your cool box. You get home, cut the fish's head off...
Exploring abandoned buildings has become a very popular past time. Folk seek out disused factories, railway stations, hospitals and so on, stalking the corridors to take snapshots of a forgotten time. Recently, Ralph Mirebs was roaming modern-day Kazakhstan, when he...