Archive for January 25th, 2006

That's One Hungry Snake!

What is this snake eating? You wouldn't believe the answer:

Ohio's Top Thrill Dragster Roller Coaster.

This is Top Thrill Dragster roller coaster in Cedar Point, Ohio. It has a top speed of 120 mph, and a vertical drop of 400 feet (about 42 stories).This one website said: " La...

George Gould and Walter Pyle's 1901 Book: Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

From the book: Harris reports several cases of bearded women, inmates of the Coton Hill Lunatic Asylum. One of the patients was eighty-three years of age and had been insane forty-four ye...

Whale Vomit is More Valuable Than Gold.

From the website: Leon Wright and his wife took home a 14.75kg lump of ambergris, found in the innards of sperm whales and used in perfumes after it has been vomited up.Sought afte...

Melissa Edward's The Erotic Map of Canada.

For the entire map, see: (Don't miss Geist's other maps of Canada, including The Doughnut Map of Canada, The Menstrual Map of Canada and many, many more.)...

Flying Car Uncovered by Google Earth?

Did Google Earth uncover a secret Australian flying car? You can't fool The Register: Which leaves just one possible explantion: the Aussies have developed a gravity-busting hyperdrive, hav...

Scott Musgrove's Specious Beast: the Unsuccessful Fauna of the American West.

For more of Scott's whimsical animal paintings, see:

Ken Watson's Katie - Walking on Water.

From the website: Everyone loves their pet dog - but can your dog walk on water? Mine can. This photo was taken on December 31, 2002. The Rideau was experiencing some unseasonably warm wea...


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