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Queering the Map: Documenting memories, moments and experiences

A collaborative mapping project created by Montreal-based Lucas LaRochelle, Queering the Map started as a class project, which has since grown to a shared community space for all.

Depressed? Try Hugging An Emotional Support Alligator

Wally, a five-foot-long alligator, is a registered emotional support alligator who helps Joie Henney of York County, Pennsylvania, deal with his depression.

The Dragon’s Breath Pepper – The Devil’s Red Raisins!

More than twice as hot as the ghost pepper, the Dragon’s Breath pepper is so lethal that it must be carried in a sealed container.

The Secret Treasure Hunt of Byron Preiss

Byron Preiss’s novel The Secret set in motion a 30-year treasure hunt for 12 treasures scattered across Canada and the U.S.—only three of which have been found

Antilia: The Biggest House in the World

Two-billion-dollar monstrosity houses family of five in Mumbai, where 41.3% of the population live in slums

Warsaw Radio Mast Led the World until 2009

World's tallest structure collapsed in 1991 after years of neglect

Did the Italian Prime Minister In-waiting Just Get Caught Lying on his CV?

Come on, everyone does it don't they? But is it different when a politician allegedly lies on their CV? Italian Prime Minister elect, Giuseppe Conte, faces accusations of embellishment and generally bullshitting loads on his CV.

Meals are Free At The Chennai Community Fridge

A local doctor, Dr. Issa Fathima Jasmine, supported by her community is spearheading the fight against hunger with the Chennai community fridge.

A Danish Crown Prince Doesn’t Walk Into a Bar

Strict new lockout laws in Australia prevented Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark from downing some tinnies with his cobbers.

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Eshima Ohashi Bridge: World’s Scariest Bridge?

The eerily steep bridge connecting Matsue and Sakaiminato is the largest rigid frame bridge in Japan and the third-largest in the world.

The Bagworm Moth Caterpillar: Master of Architecture and Illusion

The bagworm moth caterpillar is unique among moth species in that it uses bits of twigs, leaves, and bark to create its cocoon, providing vital camouflage.

Queering the Map: Documenting memories, moments and experiences

A collaborative mapping project created by Montreal-based Lucas LaRochelle, Queering the Map started as a class project, which has since grown to a shared community space for all.