Famed Japanese jazz pianist Yosuke Yamashita has expressed his burning passion for music by setting his piano on fire.
A commuter who was sick to death of car fumes and road jams has gone to extreme lengths to avoid them.
|Wasabi silent fire alarm alerts the deaf with the power of scent. [Inventor Spot]|
|A camera that can "see" explosives, drugs and weapons hidden under clothing from 25 metres has been invented. [BBC]|
|Buddhist builder buried alive for two hours survived on just the air trapped in his safety helmet by meditating. [DailyMail]|
A man in northern India has been recognized by Guinness World Records as having the world's longest ear hair.
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Scientists have created a breakthrough substance that can change in seconds when exposed to liquid, shifting from hard plastic to soft and back again, and that has a wide range of potential medical applications.
Sushi chef Ken Kawasumi shows a replica he created of Vincent van Gogh's 'Sunflowers' made of sushi at a press event in Tokyo Thursday, March 6, 2008. Kawasumi displayed his skill of transforming sushi into a colorful work of art at the special event celebrating the publishing of his new book 'The most simple way to make decorative sushi-rolls' in Japan.
|It sounds like the stuff of science fiction - beetles, rats and sharks turned into cunning spies courtesy of a brain implant or two. [DailyMail]|
|How not to Refuel. [LiveLeak]|
|Earth and moon as seen from Mars. [Nasa]|
|Pictures of people ‘holding the sun.’ [Linkinn]|
|Patient takes drip to shop. [Lep]|
The mayor of a village in southwest France has threatened residents with severe punishment if they die, because there is no room left in the overcrowded cemetery to bury them.
A British shopkeeper, frustrated by repeated break-ins, said he has installed a catapult full of chicken droppings to deter burglars.
This video provides a rare close-up bird’s-eye view of cloud streets, which are created when convection currents cut low-lying cumulus into long, clean strips. According to the video narration, these clouds floated just over the sea surface, stood 300 meters tall and stretched for over 100 kilometers.
She looks like a duck and quacks like a duck, but Lemon doesn't really walk like a duck.
|A clothes designer is branching out by creating an entire range of eco-underwear - made from wood. [DailyMail]|
|After losing control on a patch of ice, this pickup truck is literally hanging on with only a tiny piece of metal. [WreckedExotics]|
|The underground tunnel beneath Niagara Falls. [Vanishing Point]|
|How retailers trick you in to buying stuff you don’t need. [Joe Consumer]|
|UK enlisted astrologer to fight Hitler. [Yahoo News]|
|The world's fastest limousine. [DailyMail]|
A Japanese pin-up model says that her big breasts have not only boosted her career -- they also helped her overturn a court verdict.
A Dutch student has come up with the ultimate way of making easy money - by staying in bed.
When Robert Kadera's teenage son was running late for a tennis date near their northern Illinois home, Kadera came up with a novel way to avoid 45 minutes' worth of traffic—fly. There was just one problem—he had to land, without permission, at a golf course.
A 101-year-old man has his sights on the London Marathon in a bid to become the world's oldest competitive runner.
It would of course be technically nonsensical to describe this creature as a "six-legged octopus".
A robotic spacecraft circling Mars has snapped the first image of a series of active avalanches near the planet's north pole, scientists said Monday.
|The toilet that comes with speakers and a Macbook Air docking slot. [Air Poo]|
|Finland's teens score extraordinarily high on an international test. American educators are trying to figure out why. With video! [Wsj]|
|The American company UniModal Transport Solutions developed a concept for a very high-capacity and high-speed Personal Rapid Transport (PRT) network. [The Contaminated]|
|Electronic tattoo display runs on blood. [Physorg]|
|A balloon tank. [Ingesidee]|
|Imagine going into surgery and feeling almost everything. Jessica Schambach talks to a man who lived that terrifying experience. [YouTube]|
|Famous assassinations: Who could doctors save today? [BillingsGazette]|