cheated death
Posted in Cool Reads Oddities

They Thought They Were Lucky When They Cheated Death

People who cheat death think that they deserve to keep right on living. To die soon after would be just…

buried alive unhinged precautions
Posted in Cool Reads Oddities

How To Survive If You Wake Up And You’re Buried Alive

So, you’ve been buried alive. We’re not going to lie to you — things are looking real bleak right now….

missing cat clive cat living in food factory default
Posted in Cool Reads Oddities

Owner Finds Her Missing Cat After A Year, Now Twice The Size

Missing Cat. Clive, a Norwegian Forest cat, disappeared from his home in December 2014 and left his owners Tanya and…

Posted in Cool Reads Oddities

The Origins of Voodoo, the Misunderstood Religion

Voodoo. In A.D. 64, a great fire broke out in Rome for six days, and devastated much of the city….

wolf-like creature
Posted in Cool Reads Oddities

Actual People Accused Of Being Monsters – Peter Stumpp

Peter Stumpp (alternately spelled Stumpf, Stubbe or Stuppe) was a mid-16th century German farmer who was executed on Halloween in…

hypnosis 1
Posted in Cool Reads Oddities

The Untold Truth About Hynosis

Everyone knows of hypnosis because of four infamous words: “You’re getting very sleepy.” But aside from old Hollywood films and…

grey wolf france
Posted in Cool Reads Oddities

The Grey Wolf Triumphantly Returns To Southern France

The grey wolf. The battle between wolves and farmers has been going on since the beginning of time, and has…

Abhartach
Posted in Cool Reads Oddities

Actual People Accused Of Being Monsters – Abhartach

Abhartach. Information on just how real this person was is sketchy, but that’s not entirely surprising. Record-keeping from the 5th and…

Anneliese Michel
Posted in Cool Reads Oddities

Actual People Accused Of Being Monsters – Anneliese Michel

Anneliese Michel. Born in Bavaria in 1952, Anneliese Michel is perhaps the last embodiment of Satan you’d expect. Michel was…

crow rides one eagle
Posted in Cool Reads Oddities

Crow Rides On The Back Of An Eagle In Once-In-A-Lifetime Photos

Crow rides on the back of an eagle. Phoo Chan, a talented California-based bird photographer whose photos have been featured by…

1 h 45 min
Posted in Cool Reads Oddities

Artist Used LSD And Drew Herself For 9 Hours To Show How It Affects The Brain

Artist used LSD. Countless artists have experimented with the effect drugs have on their work. User whatafinethrowaway, inspired by the…

Posted in Cool Reads Oddities

This Store Sells T-Shirts With Hilarious Incorrect Quotes!

Hilarious incorrect quotes. It’s safe to say that almost everyone has a t-shirt or two with their favorite band, tv…

russian army
Posted in Cool Reads Oddities

Punishments In The Russian Army

These hilarious pictures show what happens to you in the Russian army when you make a mistake. Forgot your rifle?…

false facts about the titanic
Posted in Cool Reads Oddities

Facts About The Titanic That’s Not True

False facts about the Titanic. The sinking of the Titanic was a disaster on a monumental scale, ending with the…

Vietnamese People Have the Same Last Name
Posted in Cool Reads Oddities

Why 40% of Vietnamese People Have the Same Last Name

Vietnamese people with the same last name. The existence of last names in Vietnam dates to 111 BC, the beginning…

spiders can hear you
Posted in Cool Reads Oddities

Spiders Can Hear You ‘Walking And Talking’

Spiders can hear you ‘walking and talking’. If you’re already scared of spiders, you’re not going to like this next part….

human eye
Posted in Cool Reads Oddities

How Many Megapixels Is the Human Eye? The Answer Is Complicated

The human eye. According to scientist and photographer Dr. Roger Clark, the resolution of the human eye is 576 megapixels….

Pain Relievers In Ancient Times
Posted in Cool Reads Oddities

Top Ten Pain Relievers In Ancient Times

Pain relievers in ancient times. Many believe that patients before the early 20th century had to endure dental repairs, tooth…

The untold truth of Area 51
Posted in Cool Reads Oddities

The Untold Truth Of Area 51

Area 51 is most commonly thought of as the place where the government keeps UFOs and alien secrets, but no…

A 5,000-Year-Old Toy Chariot Was Found!
Posted in Cool Reads Oddities

A 5,000-Year-Old Toy Chariot Was Found!

A 5000 year old toy chariot was found! The ancient settlement of Sogmatar, which thrived 5,000 years ago, back to…

New Zealand Library Books Kept Vanishing And Then Reappearing
Posted in Cool Reads Oddities

A New Zealand Library Books Kept Vanishing And Then Reappearing

Library books kept vanishing and then reappearing. The Auckland Central Library in New Zealand’s largest city has a long history…

green children of Woolpit
Posted in Cool Reads Oddities Paranormal

The Green Children Of Woolpit

The green children of Woolpit. One day, out of the woods, two children walked into the English town of Woolpit….

fire ants
Posted in Cool Reads Oddities

How Fire Ants Form Towers More Than 30 Ants High

How fire ants form towers more than 30 ants high. Fire ants may not be cute or cuddly, but they have…

Posted in Cool Reads Oddities

What Life Actually Was Like For A Real Pirate

What life actually was like for a real pirate. In between bouts of pirate-talk and rocking out to Alestorm (or…

digital age
Posted in Cool Reads Oddities

Scientists Warn That We Are Entering A Digital Dark Age

We are entering a digital dark age You may think that those photos on Facebook or all your tweets may…

Armageddon-Proof Survival Pod
Posted in Cool Reads Oddities

Armageddon-Proof Survival Pod Proves a Big Hit

The Armageddon-Proof Survival Pod You may be all happy and carefree today celebrating public holidays, but don’t forget about the…

Posted in Cool Reads Oddities

How Freshwater Cultured Pearls Began

Freshwater cultured pearls. Pearls are produced by mollusks, mussels or oysters belonging to the Unionidae family. Saltwater pearls are produced…

Posted in Cool Reads Oddities

The Deadly Alaskan Bermuda Triangle

You’ve probably heard legends about planes and ships mysteriously disappearing in the Bermuda Triangle. But those legends don’t come close…

Posted in Cool Reads Oddities

Botticelli’s Masterpiece Of ‘The Birth of Venus’

Sandro Botticelli, an early master of the Italian Renaissance, is celebrated for his contributions to the major art motion. He…

Posted in Cool Reads Oddities

How Pandas Got Their Patches – Science And Mythology

Panda patches. Giant pandas’ patches are among the most striking of any mammal: black ears and eye spots set against…