Want to Find Bigfoot? Now There’s a Map for That


Originally posted on NewsFeed:

Have you personally seen a Sasquatch? You know, a giant fur-carpeted man-thing striding through the forest like, oh, some guy in a Harry and the Hendersons suit? No? Ever wanted to know where others have reported seeing the mythical creature? Well now there’s a map for that.

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Belief in Bigfoot may rank right up there with ghosts, UFOs, the chupacabra and other bits of folkloric moonshine, but if you’ve ever wanted a way to visualize all the public misidentification in one place, dataset guru Joshua Stevens, a Ph.D. candidate at Penn State, has you covered with a stylish new map that pinpoints Bigfoot sightings over the past 92 years.

Why take over 3,000 sightings reported between 1921 and 2013 and turn them into a map? For the fun of it, in so many words, and because Stevens…

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Extreme Kidnapping


The link below is to an article that covers the company ‘Extreme Kidnapping,’ a company inspired by the movie, ‘The Game.’

For more visit:
http://boingboing.net/2013/04/06/consensual-kidnapping-service.html

North Korea’s Approved Hairstyles


The link below is to an article featuring North Korea’s approved hairstyles.

For more visit:
http://twentytwowords.com/2013/02/27/north-koreas-government-approved-hairstyles-10-for-men-and-18-for-women/

Article: Man Lives in a Grave


The link below is to an article that reports on a homeless man living in a grave in Serbia.

For more visit:
http://www.odditycentral.com/news/homeless-man-has-been-living-in-a-grave-for-the-last-15-years.html

Article: Japanese Women Wear Diapers to Save Time


In Japan women are increasingly turning to diapers to save time. Time is saved by not having to go to the bathroom. I sure hope this isn’t something that catches on in Australia.

For more visit:
http://www.odditycentral.com/news/ultimate-slobs-japanese-women-wear-diapers-to-avoid-going-to-the-toilet.html

China: Quadruplets Marked with Numbers for Easier Identification


In the ‘you have to be kidding’ category, the link below is to an article about how one Chinese couple decided to make it easier to identify their kids. 

For more visit (including a picture):
http://www.inspirefusion.com/quadruplets-marked-with-numbers-to-identify-easily/

The Snuggery: Turning Hugging into a Business


  1. In what can only be described as a novel approach to employment, Jacqueline Samuel has turned hugging into a business. What other ‘odd’ and ‘crazy’ ideas can be turned into a business – I’m sure someone out there is thinking about doing it if they haven’t already done so.