Top 10 Offbeat Stories of the Day – May 07th, 2012

 Legal To Kill Bigfoot …, village of 100 people…,  incredible metal shatters like glass…, Walking in front of an icebreaker…, power in your relationship…, Ten unusual facts about Australia…, too fat to fly…, bromance…, female passenger start slapping herself…,  I can feel it…

 

1. Texas Says It Is Legal To Kill Bigfoot 

He statute that you cite (Section 61.021) refers only to game birds, game animals, fish, marine animals or other aquatic life. Generally speaking, other nongame wildlife is listed in Chapter 67 (nongame and threatened species) and Chapter 68 (nongame endangered species).

Top 10 Offbeat Stories of the Day – May 07th, 2012

2. If the world were a village of 100 people

If the world were a village of 100 people, how would the composition be? This set of 20 posters is built on statistics about the spread of population around the world under various classifications. The numbers are turned into graphics to give another sense a touch – Look, this is the world we are living in.

Top 10 Offbeat Stories of the Day – May 07th, 2012

3. “This incredible metal shatters like glass, melts in a human hand, attacks other metals but is non-toxic to humans, and acts like an alien life form when exposed to sulfuric acid and dichromate solution.”

There is an incredible metal that shatters like glass, melts in a human hand, attacks other metals but is non-toxic to humans, and acts like an alien life form when exposed to sulfuric acid and dichromate solution. It sounds too amazing to be true, but gallium is an absolutely real chemical element that’s found in some of the gadgets we use every day.

Top 10 Offbeat Stories of the Day – May 07th, 2012

4. Walking in front of an icebreaker: Guido van der Werve, (2007)

Top 10 Offbeat Stories of the Day – May 07th, 2012



5. Wanna know who has power in your relationship? Science!

When you talk to someone for the first time, either in a professional, social, or potentially date-y situation, it’s easy to pay attention to the proper nouns peppered throughout your discussion — pop culture references, mutual friends, the places where you grew up or went to college.

Top 10 Offbeat Stories of the Day – May 07th, 2012

6. Ten unusual facts about Australia

In March 2012 harmless to humans spiders spin wet blanket over the Australian town of Wagga Wagga. When floodwaters swept through the town and surrounding paddocks, the local spiders had no choice but to flee up, spinning their webs across sticks and bushes.

Top 10 Offbeat Stories of the Day – May 07th, 2012

 7. A New Orleans woman who made headlines last spring when a Southwest Airlines agent told her she was “too fat to fly” is suing the airline after she says it happened a second time. 

A New Orleans woman who made headlines last spring when a Southwest Airlines agent told her she was “too fat to fly” is suing the airline after she says it happened a second time..Kenlie Tiggeman, a political strategist and weight-loss blogger, said she isn’t suing for money, but wants the airline to clarify its “Customers of Size” policy, which she slammed as inconsistent and “discriminatory,” NBC News reported.

Top 10 Offbeat Stories of the Day – May 07th, 2012

 8.  2 Irish polar bears having a “bromance”.

Polar bears Walker and Arktos have been spotted sleeping “nose to nose” since they officially moved in together at a wildlife park. The bears were introduced to each other last month when Arktos, four, arrived at Highland Wildlife Park near Aviemore in the Highlands.

Top 10 Offbeat Stories of the Day – May 07th, 2012

9. Officer said he saw the female passenger start slapping herself in the head “as if she knew they were in trouble.”

Bond was set at $105,000 for a 31-year-old Goose Creek woman accused of hiding marijuana in her v*gina. Luwanda Evelyn Dargan was charged with drug possession, unlawful carrying of a pistol and possession of a firearm by a person convicted of a violent felony. North Charleston Police officials say a female jailer found 29.1 grams of marijuana in Dargan’s v*gina during a strip search at the Al Cannon Detention Center on Thursday.

Top 10 Offbeat Stories of the Day – May 07th, 2012

10. I can feel it…down in mah PLUMS 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ykuTKwbRwF0