Kangaroos are cute. But their babies? Not so much!
Cherry blossom is an important business in Japan. So much so, that the opening of the buds is documented on the news – daily – during opening season!
"The word ‘electricity’ wasn’t even thought of until the 17th century, but that didn’t stop the ancient Parthians from creating (what some people think are) batteries capable of delivering a small electrical charge."
Read the first in our series on out-of-place artefacts from around the world:
"Local legend says that the jars were made by a race of giants, and that they were used to store giant-sized quantities of alcohol for parties.
"Archaeologists who’ve studied the site, however, believe that this theory is unlikely to be correct."
"Ahh, just picture yourself wandering a beautiful mountainous region in Europe. Clean air, wonderful views, wild flowers… You see a particularly striking, tall, blue (or sometimes yellow) flower so you cup it in your hands to take a whiff. THEN YOU DIE."
"People falling over will be funny forever, and if you’re anything like the waiting contestants in this show, a man falling over a chair might just be the best thing you’ve ever seen."
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"In 1962, a fire at Centralia’s landfill site spread to an abandoned coal mine. This then spread further, starting an underground coal seam fire that is still burning today, over 50 years later."