38 Weirdest World Records Ever Held

World records offer us fascinating factoids. But there are some that will leave you puzzled and, quite frankly, amused. These totally wacky categories were mostly submitted to the Guinness Book of World Records, while others were reported by local news. Nevertheless, these odd achievements are quite interesting to know.   1. Etibar Elchyev took the … Read more

Chilling Visualization Shows Every Nuclear Detonation Since 1945

On July 16, 1945, the first nuclear weapon code named “Trinity” was detonated. Since then, there have been a staggering 2,153 nuclear detonations on our planet. Trinity, by Orbital Mechanics, is a chilling, detailed visualization that shows where every nuclear detonation occurred in chronological order. Watch! Legend: Atmospheric: red Underground: yellow Underwater: blue [wp_ad_camp_1]

Portuguese Sailors Called This Beautiful Coast “The Gates Of Hell”

It’s actual name is the Skeleton Coast, which is a stretch of Africa’s shore that has become the graveyard of many unlucky explorers, littered with rusted shipwrecks and animal bones. Portuguese sailors referred to it as “The Gates Of Hell.” Take a closer look. ViralNova Cocciag Arebbusch [wp_ad_camp_1] Skeleton Coast’s barren stretch spans from Namibia … Read more

9 Horrible Movie Set Accidents in Film History

Everything is possible in the movies – flying cars, killing giants, not dying after a helicopter explosion, the list goes on. The movies can be so awesome we sometimes forget that real people are behind its making. And sometimes, real people have to risk their lives for the sake of that perfect scene. Put together … Read more