Greenland, home to the Earth's second largest ice sheet, has lost ice at an accelerating pace in the past several decades a nearly sixfold increase that could contribute to future sea level rise, according to a new study based on nearly a half century of data. read more
A homophobic Kuwaiti academic claimed on Scope TV in March that she invented a cure for homosexuality based on Islamic medicine. "I discovered therapeutic suppositories that curb the sexual urges of boys of the third gender as well as the fourth gender, which is butch lesbians. They have excessive sexual urges," said the anti-gay and anti-lesbian researcher Dr. Mariam Al-Sohel. read more
As we now shift from the "witch hunt" against Trump to 'investigating the investigators' who spied on him - remember this; Donald Trump was supposed to lose the 2016 election by almost all accounts. And had Hillary won, as expected, none of this would have seen the light of day. read more
Despite being the greatest and most influential mind in human history, Isaac Newton, by all accounts, was a bit of a headcase,1 as well as a total dick. Newton was famously petty and vindictive.
As if the title of this post wasn't strange enough, before a toilet that once resided in Jerry Garcia's master bathroom was stolen, it was purchased at auction by online casino Goldenpalace.com for $2,550. After beating out a dozen other bids for Garcia's commode, Goldenpalace.com announced its latest acquisition would join actor William Shatner's kidney stones and a grilled cheese sandwich with an image of the Virgin Mary on it in a traveling exhibit. It was also said people would be able to actually sit on Garcia's old master-bathroom toilet and pose for pictures -- for a price. Because nothing says "throw away your money here" more than a traveling exhibit sponsored by an online casino full of kidney stones, an old grilled cheese sandwich, and a funky toilet once used by the King of the Deadheads, here's a little bit more about Garcia's throne from its description in the auction: read more