Monday, December 13, 2010

Tattoos That Only Visible Under Ultraviolet Light! | 18 Jan 2011 | UV tattoos or blacklight tattoos are tattoos made with a special ink that is visible under an ultraviolet light (blacklight). Depending upon the ink, they can be nearly invisible in non-UV environments, thus they are a popular consideration for people seeking a subtler tattoo. They are particularly popular in the raver subculture.

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Elena Martynenko: I Saw Killer Shark Tear Mum Apart! | 9 Des 2010 | A TREMBLING teenager told yesterday how she saw her mother being savaged by the killer shark stalking an Egyptian holiday resort.

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Joe Guiso, Australian Who Marries His Pet Dog | 3 Dec 2010 | Joe Guiso, 20, married his 5-year-old pet, who was dressed in a white cape, in an elaborate ceremony in his local park in the Queensland town of Toowoomba.

Friday, December 10, 2010

Legend Of The Wem Ghost Solved | 19 May 2010 | The infamous photo of the Wem Ghost, showing a girl in the fire at Wem Town Hall in November 1995
It was an image hailed as compelling evidence for the existence of ghosts. As a town hall was being destroyed by fire, an apparition of a little girl - standing behind a rail and surrounded by flames - was apparently captured on camera.

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Narcolepsy: A Case of the Body Attacking Itself? | 4 May 2009 | by Gisela Telis | The millions of people who suffer from narcolepsy might have their immune system to blame.

Researchers have tied the disabling sleep disorder to two immune system genes, suggesting that it's an autoimmune disease. The discovery may eventually lead to improved narcolepsy treatments.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Mystery of the Bearded Lady Solved | 21 May 2009 | by Claire Thomas | Julia Pastrana was history's most famous bearded lady. In the 19th century, she fascinated spectators as part of a traveling circus, dancing and singing in clothes that showed off her hairy visage and limbs.

In 1857, The Lancet documented Pastrana as a "peculiarity," but modern medicine shows that she suffered from a real disorder known as congenital generalized hypertrichosis terminalis (CGHT), sometimes called "werewolf syndrome." Now, Chinese scientists have begun to unravel the genetic story behind her condition.

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

After 33 Years Of Pain, A TOOTH Removed From His Ear | 18 Oct 2010 | For more than 30 years Stephen Hirst was in constant pain and partially deaf because of excruciating earache.

But that is all in the past now after doctors found a TOOTH lodged in the former miner's ear.

Sunday, December 5, 2010

How Elderly Survived From Swine Flu? | 6 Des 2010 | For more than 30 years Stephen Hirst was in constant pain and partially deaf because of excruciating earache.

The mystery of why swine flu killed many victims in the prime of life has been solved.

Normally, the very old and young are most vulnerable to flu.

Friday, December 3, 2010

FROGFISH, Weirdest Fish In the Ocean

Frogfishes, family Antennariidae, are a type of anglerfish in the order Lophiiformes. They are known as anglerfishes in Australia, where 'frogfish' refers to a different type of fish.

Frogfishes are found in almost all tropical and subtropical oceans and seas around the world, the primary exception being the Mediterranean Sea.

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Smallest Kind Of Elephant In The World! | Bornean Pygmy Elephant, Kinabatangan Wildlife SanctuaryThe Bornean Pygmy Elephant is the smallest elephant in the world. The males rarely exceed 2.5m in height while a large female measures around 2m. Today they are only found in the North East of Borneo.

The Bornean Pygmy Elephant has other peculiar features when compared to other elephant species - they have long tails and straight tusks (only possessed by males). It is assumed that these features, including their small size, are adaptions to a dense forest environment.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Avoid Nicotine! It's Bad For You! | Oct 2008 | by Becky McCall | Why nicotine is bad for you?
• Nicotine is not carcinogenic, but it is highly addictive; after inhalation of smoke, nicotine reaches the brain within 20 seconds and its effects are felt within a minute.

• Nicotine is five to ten times more potent than cocaine or morphine in producing behavioural and psychological effects associated with addiction, including feelings of pleasure, according to a report produced by the U.K.’s Royal College of Physicians in 2007.
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