Daily Archives: 11 July 11, 2008

Olympic swimmer will compete with testicular cancer

ATLANTA – Olympic swimmer Eric Shanteau is heading to Beijing with a startling diagnosis: He has cancer. In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press, Shanteau said he learned just a week before the Olympic trials in Omaha, Neb., that … Continue reading

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The Future of Parenthood?

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Man dies after drinking 10 litres of water in eight hours

Andrew Thornton, 44, swallowed five times the recommended daily amount of water and gave himself a heart attack as his body rejected the vast intake of fluid. As well as the 10 litres he drank on the day he died, … Continue reading

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What Happens To Your Body If You Drink A Coke Right Now?

In The First 10 minutes: 10 teaspoons of sugar hit your system. (100% of your recommended daily intake.) You don’t immediately vomit from the overwhelming sweetness because phosphoric acid cuts the flavor allowing you to keep it down. 20 minutes: … Continue reading

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The Cassette Tape Skeleton

Cassette tapes are near extinction, considering CDs, DVDs, Blue Ray and other innovative disk coming along. And the following skeleton is one wacky creation for this statement. The creation belongs to Brian Dettmer, a guy famous for altering common media … Continue reading

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7-11 is free Slurpee Day at 7-11

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NASA Makes Magnetic Fields Visible – Video

Ok, so science never excited me too much, but this is one of the coolest, weirdest, wicked videos I have ever seen. It’s part of an award-winning movie called “Magnetic Movie” and was filmed at NASA Space Sciences Laboratory at … Continue reading

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The Dallas Black Hole Controversy

For those of you that don’t live in the area here’s the gist: The Dallas County Commissioners were discussing the way tickets are handled at the central collections office.  A white Commissioner stated that department is like a black hole.  … Continue reading

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