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Woman’s Headache Turns Out To Be Live Cockroach In Skull

In Russia, there’s a saying for never knowing what metaphorical demons someone is battling: “You don’t know what kind of cockroaches they have in their head.” Well, for one woman in Chennai, India, that saying turned out to be a little more literal. According to

Pet Jellyfish Tank |

Puppies and kittens for Christmas? How boring and uninspired. This year, get your very own pet jellyfish gliding languorously around a desktop-sized jellyfish tank (a $366 value)! About Jellyfish Art Tanks Jellyfish Art produces fully-equipped jellyfish tanks and kits that have received accolades ranging from

Predator Helmet

Predator Motorcycle Helmet

Actual motorcycle helmets modeled after Predator. File this under “Very cool”, but also “Potentially creepy”. Outside of Halloween, social caution is advised. Also note that the posting is from the website LOL! No sh*t.

Roach-eating contest winner choked to death

A 32-year-old man who died after downing dozens of roaches and worms last month to win a python at a Florida reptile store choked to death, medical officials said Monday. Edward Archbold died “as a result of asphyxia due to choking and aspiration of gastric

China’s last eunuch spills sex secrets | Reuters

  (Reuters) – Only two memories brought tears to Sun Yaoting’s eyes in old age — the day his father cut off his genitals, and the day his family threw away the pickled remains that should have made him a whole man again at death.

New services promise online life after death

CNN — Your husband, an avid gamer and techie, dies of a heart attack, leaving his vast online life ­– one you don’t know much about ­– in limbo. His accounts, to which you don’t know the passwords, go idle. His e-mails go unanswered, his