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Activists To Send DVDs Of ‘The Interview’ To North Korea By Balloon

Dec 17, 14 Activists To Send DVDs Of ‘The Interview’ To North Korea By Balloon

Posted by in Media & Entertainment, WTF???

Human rights activists have announced that they plan to smuggle copies of controversial U.S. comedy The Interview into North Korea using hydrogen balloons upon the film’s release on DVD. The balloons will be launched from neighbouring South Korea, travelling for several hours before dropping their cargo near the North’s capital, Pyongyang.

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Build Your Own Solar Generator

Have you ever thought about switching over to solar power in your home? Probably. Most of us have at some point, but many of us have a lot of questions regarding it. What would it take? How difficult would it be? Would it really make all that much of a difference? Knowing this, Rapid Online has designed a simple info graphic to answer many of these questions and show just how easy it can be to set up your very own solar generator.

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Weirdo Christmas Customs To Avoid

Dec 16, 14 Weirdo Christmas Customs To Avoid

Posted by in An English Angle, Lifestyle, Seasonal

There’s something about Christmas that makes people skip a groove or two. Normally staid and calm individuals seem to lose it and do weird and not so wonderful things. With the news from the Associated Press that a brewery in western New York has built its very own Christmas tree using hundreds of beer kegs, we thought redOrbit should bring you a couple of the world’s wackiest Christmas aberrations.

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Shrooming In The Palace Gardens

Dec 15, 14 Shrooming In The Palace Gardens

Posted by in An English Angle, Lifestyle

Maybe, just maybe, the Queen has been “shrooming” on the quiet. Or maybe it’s the Royal Kitchen staff having a bit of a laugh and spiking her cranberry sauce with psilocybin just to get even for all that ordering about. Apparently, it wouldn’t be too hard to source the ingredients. It seems as though the grounds of Buckingham Palace are home to the “magic mushroom” beloved of many a drug user.

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Commenters Are Less Abusive When A Journalist Joins In

Researchers at the University of Texas, Purdue University, and University of Wyoming have been looking into ways of tackling the problem of abusive language in online comments sections, and found that if a recognized journalist gets involved, then the civility of the exchanges improves.

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British Mother Sells Her Own Breast Milk For $20 A Bottle

Dec 13, 14 British Mother Sells Her Own Breast Milk For $20 A Bottle

Posted by in Lifestyle, WTF???

Whether you want some breast milk for body building or “sexual preferences” — one British woman can sell it to you for $20 a bottle, and she isn’t going to judge you for it. Rebecca Hudson, a 26-year-old mom of four kids living in the UK, has decided to sell her own breast milk in order to afford Christmas presents for her kids. Surprisingly, there appears to be a market for it.

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Junk Food Jungle On The Streets Of New York

Dec 13, 14 Junk Food Jungle On The Streets Of New York

Posted by in An English Angle, Science

It’s a jungle out there. When you get down and dirty on the streets of a modern city, there’s a life and death struggle going on beneath your feet. You may not see it as you mooch around, but there is an intricate “food web” down on the ground – a complex biodiverse system of animals fighting for survival. Bugs. Millions of them, fighting over the scraps of human food litter.

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Life Hacks With Chemistry

Dec 12, 14 Life Hacks With Chemistry

Posted by in Miracles Of The Modern, Science

Who doesn’t enjoy learning about Life Hacks? You know, those little tricks you might not have thought of before that just help to make life a little bit easier. Today, thanks to our friends over at Reactions, we are going to share with you four incredible chemistry-based Life Hacks that all revolve around sodium hydrogen carbonate, better known as baking soda.

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Double Trouble? What Your Breast Size Says About You

Dec 11, 14 Double Trouble? What Your Breast Size Says About You

Posted by in Science, WTF???

Both men and women are obsessed with breasts. The average American bra size has swelled up from 34B to 34DD in just a 30-year time span due to better education on bra fit, breast augmentation, and obesity. And a woman’s breast size can reveal more than just how big (or small) her breasts are — it can speak volumes when it comes to her personality and lifestyle.

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Game Boy Games Could Come To Smartphones And Planes

Dec 11, 14 Game Boy Games Could Come To Smartphones And Planes

Posted by in Gaming, Juxtaposed In Japan

Following news that Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros. is available on Texas Instruments calculators thanks to the wizardry of an obscure solo game maker, CNET is now reporting that Nintendo themselves may be looking to take their games beyond their traditional devices, with a patent to have Game Boy games move to various devices such as phones, and even the backs of seats in cars and planes.

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