10 Bizarre Weapon Designs

Over the years, many people have made it their lives’ work to sit inside dark and stuffy workrooms, toiling over various inventive ways to hurt, maim and kill their fellow man. Many of these have been devastatingly successful and have caused countless deaths and untold suffering; some, not quite so much. In their attempts to…

7 Products Invented by Accident

Silly Putty Silly putty was invented by accident when someone in Second World War manufacturing company Binney & Smith Inc. dropped boric acid into silicon oil while attempting to manufacture a synthetic rubber substitute, which the Government needed.  The company found that the resulting polymer formed a true Newtonian material, where its shear strain was…

7 Wild Instances of Fan Interference

Sports fans can be a passionate bunch. Giving their heart and souls to their favorite team, one can understand when they get carried away in the stands. But when that passion spills on to the actual field of play, these fans often get carried away in handcuffs. Boston Patriots Fan In a 1961 AFL game…

8 Surprising Facts about Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter was the 39th President of the United States of America, from 1977-1981. A key figure in the fight for human rights, Carter is still alive today and remains the oldest ex-President in history at a ripe old age of 89, surpassing Herbert Hoover in September 2012. His marriage with Rosalynn Smith spans 67…