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Top 10 Sea Survivors
I have always been fascinated by people that survived extreme situations. I always wondered how long I would be able to survive if I was lost on a snow-covered mountain or ledge-locked on a cliff or trapped in the middle of the ocean on a raft. The answer is – it depends. It all depends on how prepared you are for the situation, or even how lucky you are. The simplest of things could end up saving your life, like a nail or a piece of string. It was surprising to learn that almost all the people from this list were rescued just in time except, in my opinion, the longest survivors. Thousands of people have been lost at sea, never to be seen or heard from again, but yet, there are a small handful that survive against every odd. One of the basic rules of survival is three hours without shelter, three days without water and three weeks without food. Could you prove this rule wrong?
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10 Brutal Killing Techniques from Nature
A lion’s bite to the neck would be a walk in the park compared to some of these brutal killing techniques. We’re not sure why so many horror writers have to invent vampires, ghosts and zombies to scare audiences. As the following 10 brutal killing techniques will prove, nightmare-inspiring fodder is plentiful in the animal kingdom. A nature documentary can be every bit as scary as the latest blockbuster.
15 Celebs Eating Hot Dogs
Who doesn’t like a good hot dog? We personally like ours thown on the grille, extra burnt, with a bunch of ketchup on it. How about you? And just because you’re not Joey Chestnut or Kobayashi, doesn’t mean we like you a little less if you don’t want to chow on one every once in awhile In celebrities cases, they pay people a lot of money to avoid looking like complete morons. But once you get a hot dog in their hand, it’s nearly impossible to look sexy eating that thing! So even though we’d still bang pretty much each one of these hot celebs, here are some pics to remind you they put their pants on one leg at a time, just like the rest of us—and eat their hot dogs the same way too!
Five Must See Water Infographics
Giving those who have nothing the opportunity to improve their lives is something that I find very close to my heart. I think one of the best ways to make a global impact is to help improve upon clean water infrastructure. Half of all illness in Africa is due to unsanitary water. Diarrhea is the number one killer of children in the world. It costs 5 – 10 times more for poor people to get clean water than rich people. In order to make this plug tie into epicr I have sought out some of the best water infographics out there! (click the images to enlarge) Also, on a brief aside, infographics are such a great way to condense information!
10 Amazing Metal Detector Discoveries
Metal detectors are often called "the gift that keeps on giving," a description that certainly holds true in the case of these 10 lucky treasure hunters, who got much more than they bargained for when their trusty machines alerted them to an underground discovery. From the largest-ever unearthed golden nugget to a 67-year-old diamond engagement ring, these finds are rich in history—and value.
7 Deadliest Arrow Poisons on Earth
Our hunter-gatherer societies have known for millennia what modern science discovered only later – namely the poisonous properties of certain plants and animals, and how to turn these natural toxins to their own use.
20 of the Best Sci-fi Time Travel Movies
Time Travel is one of those Science Fiction themes that has continuously captivated movie lovers. Whether a movie carries the plot back to the past, to the future or both, we’ve all come to love the glimpse it shows us of what has been and what could be. So lets travel back into Science Fiction history and look at these 20 Sci-fi Time Travel Movies.
Freaky Friday’s Facebook fails: 15 Dumbest Status Updates of the Week
The weekend is finally here and it’s time cut loose! Just be sure your particular brand of ‘cutting loose’ doesn’t involve shouting contradictory instructions at people on Facebook. Here’s a round up of this weeks dumbest Facebook users that you’ll probably want to avoid this weekend.
9 Regular People Who Became Memes
We may never know the true identities of Annoying Facebook Girl and Good Guy Greg, but we do know a little bit more about the people who inspired these memes.
The 6 Most Spectacularly Failed Attempts to Look Cool
No one likes a showoff. Not even fate, apparently -- because every once in a while it sees fit to prick someone's inflated ego balloon with its embarrassment needle, resulting in a spectacular backfire like ...