Friday, October 01, 2010

People 3

Untangling the Tale of the Seven Sutherland Sisters and Their 37 Feet of Hair

This Is Not a Barbie Doll. This Is an Actual Human Being

There Are Far More People Named Hitler Than You'd Think

Why We Gossip: It’s Really All About Ourselves

Watch Alan Eustace's Record Setting Jump

How one person singlehandedly created a forest, saved an island, and changed the world.

The Dutch boy mopping up a sea of plastic

A Boy Named Humiliation: Some Wacky, Cruel, and Bizarre Puritan Names

Middle Class Problems

32 People You’ll Be Amazed Actually Exist

The Tallest Man

10 Shortest People in The World

Fauja Singh ran his first marathon at age 89 and became an international sensation. Now 101 years old, he will run his final race on Sunday in Hong Kong

World's greatest 'gurner' offers £10,000 reward to anyone who can twist their face up more than him
The Boy with the Sapphire Eyes

29 Totally Badass Grandmas

Quadruplets have numbers shaved on their heads
Dramatic moustache causes man to flee hometown

Meet the real-life Popeye and his 31 inch biceps (which are as big as a grown-man’s waist!

10 Oldest People in History

First-Grader With No Hands Wins National Handwriting Award

In Pictures: 'World's most endangered tribe'

The World’s Population Density, Visualized

Extreme paraplegic refuses to let wheelchair hold him back
Four-year-old Heidi Hankins joins Mensa with 159 IQ

Nebraska Man Changes His Name To 'Tyrannosaurus Rex'

Woman registers new 161-word name for Red Dreams charity

He's a self-made Iron Man: Panel beater builds amazing replica of superhero outfit using fibre glass and cardboard (with an ash tray for the nuclear reactor)

The 10 glummest faces ever seen on the Tube

Oldest woman in Cuba celebrates her 127th birthday

Black and White Twins

100,000-Year-Old Paint Factory Suggests Early Humans Knew Chemistry

World's oldest marathon runner completes Toronto race at age 100

World population to reach 7 BILLION in next few days

Pensioner, 100, has lived in the same terraced house for a CENTURY (and not even German bombs could force her out)

A life that doesn't add up: The Cambridge maths genius who is now a recluse living on tinned mackerel

Toddler suckles straight from a COW after mother leaves home in search of work

NOLA Woman Sets Hair-Raising Record

Is this the world's smelliest man? The farm worker who has not had a wash in 37 years

Wedding In A Russian Village

The stunning tulip fields that look like they have been created with a giant pack of crayons... and they're a tourist attraction too

Extreme Adventures Shots That Keep Your Breath Away

When We Tested Nuclear Bombs

Mississippi River flooding

Incredible Dust Storm Photos

15 Fascinating Scientific Facts About Siblings

Tiny teen enjoys his first beer as he becomes world's new smallest man

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Winston Churchill

10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Martin Luther King, Jr.

Top 10 Adventurers Who Never Returned Home

Top 10 Greatest Inventors in History

10 Most Curious Birth Stories

10 Oddest Brother And Sister Stories

Antonio Margarito and the 15 Most Brutal-Looking Post-Fight Faces

15 Gym Freaks Who Pushed It Too Far

Top 10 Feral Children

10 People With Disturbing Tales To Tell

Chinese Six Year Old Is Social Outcast

A stunned photographer told yesterday how he met his exact double on Facebook - and discovered they lived only about 10 miles apart.

Madcap Brit’s full-name has 197 characters

Colombian named 'world's shortest man'

Early man 'butchered and ate the brains of children as part of everyday diet'

Students, Welcome to College; Parents, Go Home

Do-Gooders Get Voted Off Island First: People Don't Really Like Unselfish Colleagues, Psychologists Find

10 of the Most Homicidal Children in History

How panhandlers use free credit cards

The World's Tallest Teenager

What are the Perils of Being a Lefty?

A couple of links from b3ta's question of the week Beautiful Moments? and Lies that got out of control

young me now me -

14 Extreme Animal-Humans

At 101, grandma is old enough to get a tattoo

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