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August 4, 2014 | No Comments » | Topics: Interesting |

The Unhealthiest Meal You Can Eat at a Chain Restaurant

Red Robin’s “monster-sized” A.1. peppercorn burger, served with “bottomless” fries and a “Monster” milkshake, which clocks in at a whopping 3,540 calorie, with 69 grams of saturated fat, 6,280 mg of sodium and an estimated almost three-quarters of a cup of added sugar.

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Plastic Surgery Blamed for Making All Miss Korea Contestants Look Alike (article)

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22 Fascinating Photos Collected From History

July 31, 2014 | 4 Comments » | Topics: Interesting |

A bag-piper leads men out of the trenches during WWI

“Over a 1000 pipers died during WWI. These extraordinary men were sitting ducks as they went over the top to pipe their men into battle. Piper Harry Lunan was the last surviving piper and he said: “I just played whatever came in to my head, but I was worried about tripping on the uneven ground, which interrupted my playing. The enemy fire was murderous, the men were falling all around me. I was lucky to survive. Hearing the pipes gave the troops courage.””

Al capone and his son

 

This is Trench Warfare. Photo taken by an official British Photographer during WWI, c.1917

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The 14 Best Quotes From Game Of Thrones

July 29, 2014 | No Comments » | Topics: Interesting |

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Dining Etiquette From Around The World

July 28, 2014 | 6 Comments » | Topics: Interesting |

Slurp your food.

In Japan, most commonly when eating noodles and soups, slurping shows your appreciation of the food to the chef. The louder the better! You may also drink directly from the soup bowl — spoons are uncommon. Furthermore, never cross your chopsticks, lick your chopsticks, or stick your chopsticks vertically into a bowl of rice. It’s considered very rude in Japan and many other Asian countries, including China.

 

Eat only with your right hand.

In India, the Middle East, and some parts of Africa, it is considered unclean to eat with your left hand.

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A Damn Fine Collection Of Fascinating Photos

July 28, 2014 | 3 Comments » | Topics: Interesting |

Dr. Dre’s Letter to His Then GF, Now Wife Is the Best Thing You Will Read Today (via)

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6’8 Arizona Cardniel Offensive Tackle, Jared Veldheer, Is Why I Get Killed Playing Football

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Inside The World Of Japanese Love Hotels

July 22, 2014 | 1 Comment » | Topics: Interesting |

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From rooms kitted out like medical clinics where couples can play "doctors and nurses" to grottos where it is permanently Christmas, Japan’s "Love Hotels" cater to almost every taste, offering a few hours of reasonably-priced privacy in a crowded country. Given that approximately 40,000 of them exist throughout the country, the chances of you coming across a Love Hotel are pretty high should you ever visit Japan on your travels. Their reason for being is simple: Love Hotels offer Japanese couples, particularly those who live at home with family and therefore lack privacy, a discreet place to stay when feeling amorous; be it for an hour or a night. Booking a stay almost-anonymously is possible due to a lack of public-facing staff; all bookings being made by way of automated reception desks. Of course, many of these hotels, in an effort to both stand out from the crowd and cater for those couples with a particular kink, are themed. Here are some of the most intriguing.

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A Damn Fine Collection Of Fascinating Photos

July 21, 2014 | 1 Comment » | Topics: Interesting |

Best missed call ever

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Husband Sends Wife a Spreadsheet Detailing Everytime She Denied Him Sex (article)

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Russian Prison Tattoos And Their Meaning

July 21, 2014 | No Comments » | Topics: Interesting |

This convicts apparently random tattoos denote his rank within the criminal world. They embody a thief’s complete ‘service record’, his entire biography, detailing all of his achievements and failures, his promotions and demotions, his ‘secondments’ to jail and his ‘transfers’ to different types of ‘work’. A thief’s tattoos are his ‘passport’, ‘case file’, ‘awards record’, ‘diplomas’ and ‘epitaphs’. In this world a man with no tattoos has no social status whatsoever. Across the chest ‘Death is not vengeance / the dead don’t suffer’. On the arms ‘I live in sin / I die laughing’.

The dagger through the neck shows that the prisoner committed murder while in prison, and that he is available to ‘hire’ for further murders. The bells on the feet indicate that he served his time in full (‘to the bell’), the manacles on the ankles mean that the sentences were over five years. ‘Ring’ tattoos on the fingers show the status of the criminal when the rest of his body is covered. The ‘thieves’ stars’ on the knees carry the symbolic meaning ‘I will not kneel before the police’.

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