Monthly archives: August 2013


Return to the rainforest: A son's search for his Amazonian mother

David Good’s parents come from different countries – hardly unusual in the US where he was raised. But the 25-year-old’s family is far from ordinary – while his father is American, his mother is a tribeswoman living in a remote part of the Amazon. Two decades after she left, David realised he had to find her. After three days on the Orinoco River, David Good felt sick. He had been […]

Young Chinese boy's eyes gouged out in attack

Police in China have offered a reward for information leading to the arrest of a woman suspected of gouging out a six-year-old boy’s eyes. The attack happened in Fenxi, Shanxi province, on 24 August. The boy went out to play and hours later was found by his parents with his eyes removed and covered in blood. The boy is now recovering in hospital. Police have offered a reward of 100,000 […]


Road Swallows Car In Brazil

Road Swallows Car In Brazil A man in Brazil was driving in the city of Campo Grande when suddenly a sinkhole opened underneath. The entire car was swallowed in under two minutes, but luckily the driver managed to get out in time. Please follow and like us:

London from above, at night

Big Ben, above the Houses of Parliament. (© Jason Hawkes) London from above, at night Commuters and traffic at Oxford Circus. (© Jason Hawkes) London from above, at night The financial district, featuring the tip of 30 St. Mary’s Axe, known by the nickname “The Gherkin”. (© Jason Hawkes) London from above, at night A lonely curve of a city street. (© Jason Hawkes) London from above, at night A busy roundabout junction. (© […]


Jurassic prank: Terrified Japanese office worker chased by 'dinosaur' in bonkers game show stunt

Japanese TV gameshows are notoriously barmy, but this could just be the best prank to date. A hapless office worker gets the shock of his life when he is suddenly confronted by a Jurassic Park-style dinosaur. The man is first seen calmly sauntering down the corridor with a cup of coffee in his hand. He then notices fellow workers running from something and, from the look on his face, begins […]

The zoo where the HUMANS are kept behind bars: Tourists locked in cage for close encounter with hungry lions

    Twenty tourists are taken through lion enclosure on cage on flatbed truck     Animals are fed through bars and climb over the mesh     Keepers at Orana Wildlife Park said it allows tourists to get close to lions This is the unique zoo where humans are kept in cages instead of the animals. Visitors are given a taste of their own medicine as hungry lions eye up adults and […]

Vanishing Chernobyl: Aerial photos show how devastated town in radiation disaster zone is being reclaimed by nature

Former power plant and neighbouring city of Pripyat are slowly becoming hidden from view by Red Forest Ukrainian government evacuated 350,000 residents from Chernobyl and Pripyat following 1986 disaster Devastated by the worst nuclear disaster in history, Chernobyl is now a barren ghost town slowly being forgotten. These astonishing aerial photographs of the former power plant and the neighbouring city of Pripyat show how they are becoming hidden from view […]


Does THAT answer your question? Marriage proposal ends in disaster when man's would-be bride clumps him round the head with a busker's ukulele

    Hapless Romeo comes a cropper in Dubai shopping mall If you’re seriously considering proposing to your loved one in public, you might just want to watch this video first. A hapless romeo gets down on one knee to ask his girlfriend to marry him, but she clumps him around the head with a busker’s ukulele. The cringeworthy video, shot in a shopping mall in Dubai, shows the man, described […]

10 Photos that Sent Waves Across the World

A Protesting Buddhist Monk, 1963 Some moments are more painful than the others. These photographs shook the world, for one or the other reason. Protesting against the South Vietnamese government, this Buddhist monk set himself on fire. He died silently, without screaming or moving. Photo by: Malcolm Browne. He won a Pulitzer Prize. An Iraqi War Prisoner, 2003 While this Iraqi prisoner was trying to comfort his 4-year-old son, the […]