QADDAFI’S COMPOUND BAB AL-AZIZIYA TO BECOME ‘LIBYAN AMUSEMENT PARK AND PLEASURE GARDEN’

Astonishing: This teapot and teacups fairground ride was just one of sites that greeted insurgents inside Gaddafi's compound. They also found a zoo

Gaddafi’s compound at Bab al-Aziziya to be ‘transformed into Libyan amusement park and pleasure garden’

OBESITY CHALLENGE DUBAI STYLE: DUBAI PAYING CITIZENS UNLIMITED GOLD IN 30-DAY WEIGHT LOSS CHALLENGE CALLED ‘YOUR WEIGHT IN GOLD’

Dubai paying citizens gold to lose weight in fight against obesity

Trade pounds for gold in Dubai’s 30-day weight loss challenge, which starts Friday. It’s part of a larger effort by the United Arab Emirates to cut obesity rates. Continue reading

BABY BURNED TO DEATH: FAULTY INCUBATOR BURNED BABY TO DEATH AT CHINESE HOSPITAL

The new-born baby died after allegedly being burned to death in a faulty incubator

Baby ‘burned to death by faulty incubator’ at Chinese hospital 

  • Baby put in apparently-faulty incubator overnight because he had a cold
  • Graphic photos released on Weibo show baby burned on its back and legs Continue reading

RAPE IS A CRIME: NORWEGIAN WOMAN RAPED IN DUBAI SENTENCED 16 MONTHS IN JAIL

Norwegian woman who reported being raped in Dubai is jailed for 16 months

  • Norwegian woman, 25, was in Dubai on a business trip
  • She was raped and reported the incident to the police
  • At the station, police took her passport and jailed her
  • She will now serve 16 months for illicit sex outside marriage Continue reading

ZETAS DRUG LORD TREVINO MORALES WHO STEWED VICTIMS ALIVE INSIDE BARRELS OF BURNING OIL FINALLY CAPTURED IN NUEVO LAREDO,MEXICO

 Mexico has captured the head of the notoriously vicious Zetas drug cartel. Miguel Angel Trevino Morales, known as 'Z-40,' was caught in Nuevo Laredo by Mexican Marines. He's been known to burn his enemies alive in steel drums.

Mexico‘s most-wanted drug lord who ‘stewed’ his victims alive in burning oil barrels is captured with $2million in cash

  • Trevino Morales, known as ‘Z-40’ was caught in Nuevo Laredo
  • Trademark murder method was ‘the stew’ – burning men alive in barrels
  • Crimes include murder of 72 migrants in 2010 and massacre of 192 in 2011
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007 RUSSIAN PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN RODE A MINI-SUBMARINE TO SEE AN 1869 OLEG SHIPWRECK FOUND 30 MINUTES BELOW GULF OF FINLAND

Russian President Vladimir Putin submerges on boardthe Sea Explorer 5 bathyscaphe near the isle of Gogland in the Gulf of Finland

We have been expecting you 007! Russian leader Putin goes full Bond baddie in his mini submarine

  • In latest display of machismo Putin has been pictured on submarine
  • He rode craft 60 metres (200 feet) down to see the remains of naval frigate Continue reading

2-YEAR-OLD BOY SURVIVES SIX-STORY FALL FROM A BALCONY LANDING ON A CONCRETE PATIO, BOY IS FINE EXCEPT FOR MINOR SCRATCHES ON FACE

Under investigation: Though the fall is under investigation, local authorities have said that foul play is not suspected

Boy, 2, survives SIX-STORY fall onto concrete with only a few minor scratches

  • Neighbors and officials call the baby surviving a miracle
  • Foul play is not suspected, officials believe the fall was an accident Continue reading

FAT IS BEAUTIFIL THAT’S WHY MEN FATTEN UP THEIR LADIES: MAURITIAN WOMEN FATTEN THEMSELVES UP AND TAKE GROWTH HORMONES AS MEN CONSIDER OBESE WIFE AS SIGN OF WEALTH AND PRESTIGE

Big is beautiful: In Mauritania an overweight wife is a sign of wealth and prestige

Force fed to find a husband: How Mauritanian women are fattened up ‘like foie gras geese’ and take dangerous animal growth hormones to satisfy men’s love for larger lady

SHARK ATTACK, GIRL CUT IN HALF: FRENCH GIRL,15, CUT IN HALF BY SHARK WHILE SNORKELING IN ST. PAUL BAY OFF THE COAST OF MADAGASCAR, SWIMMING WAS NOT ALLOWED IN THAT AREA DUE TO SHARK INFESTED WATER

Paradise island: The girl was attacked as she swam off a beach on the island of Reunion, in the Indian Ocean

French girl, 15, is ‘sliced in half’ by shark while snorkeling off Indian Ocean island

  • French teenager ‘died instantly’ in shark attack on paradise island
  • Girl, 15, was holidaying on Reunion, off the coast of Madagascar
  • The teenager was sliced in half by a shark, 15ft off the beach Continue reading

DEADLY iPHONE 5: CHINESE FLIGHT ATTENDANT AND BRIDE-TO-BE MA AILUN DIES ‘ FROM MASSIVE ELECTRIC SHOCK WHILE ANSWERING HER iPHONE 5’

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Apple launches probe after Chinese bride-to-be, 23, dies ‘from massive electric shock while answering her iPhone 5

NSA BLUEPRINT IN SNOWDEN’S POSSESSION: THE DOCUMENTS AND BLUEPRINTS THAT DETAIL HOW NSA OPERATES

During the meeting Edward Snowden told human rights activists he plans to stay in Russia temporarily and then travel to South America for asylum

Journalist who interviewed runaway spy Edward Snowden says he has even more ‘damaging’ documents including ‘blueprints’ that detail how the NSA operates Continue reading

IS JENNIFER LOPEZ THE WORLD’S DICTATORS FAVORITE PERFORMER? J-LO GOT $10 MILLION PERFORMING TO AT LEAST FOUR DICTATORS

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Happy birthday, mister…Dictator? J-Lo ‘paid $10M for serenading at least four ruthless world despots and crooks’

MEDIEVAL 1215 MAGNA CARTA SURVIVING COPIES TO BE DISPLAYED: 800-YEAR-OLD DOCUMENT THAT INSPIRED THE U.S. CONSTITUTION CHARTERED BY KING JOHN WILL IN 1215 BE DISPLAYED IN BRITISH MUSEUM IN 2015

One copy of the Magna Carta is kept at Sailsbury CathedralAnother copy of the Magna Carta is kept at Lincoln Cathedral

Medieval reunion: Four surviving copies of Magna Carta to be brought together for the first time ever to celebrate their 800th anniversary

REDDIT LIST OF AMERICA’S WEIRDNESS : 12 THINGS AMERICANS LOVE THAT THE REST OF THE WORLD FINDS BIZARRE

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12 Things Americans Love That The Rest Of The World Finds Bizarre

Rob Wile Jul. 14, 2013, BusinessInsider

A few weeks ago, we brought you the highlight responses to a Reddit list asking what things Americans do that the rest of the world finds bizarre.

Of course, there’s an endless list of things that reveal major cultural differences. Continue reading

PHOTOS ADOLF HITLER HATED AND ORDERED TO BE DESTROYED: PHOTOS OF MADMAN OF THE CENTURY REHEARSING HIS PUBLIC SPEECHES, ONE OF HIS FAVORITE PASTIME MINUS THE TELEPROMPTER

Hitler emphatically gesticulates while rehearsing a public speech. He would late become known for his strong oratory skills

The pictures Hitler wanted nobody to see: Nazi leader demanded the destruction of negatives that made him look half-crazed as he rehearsed for a speech… but the brave man who took them ignored his wishes Continue reading

OVERLOADED VEHICLES: PICTURES OF OVERLOADED VEHICLES FROM AROUND THE WORLD

   OVERLOADED VEHICLES: HOW THE REST OF THE WORLD OVERLOAD THEIR VEHICLES

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A woman cycles as she carries baskets to sell in a market near Lapdaung mountain in Sarlingyi township, March 13, 2013.

Baskets on a bicycle in Myanmar

Take a load off! It’s amazing just how much one person can carry on the back of a bicycle. Hauling everything from furniture to live animals, check out these incredible overloaded vehicles … What a basket case! A woman cycles along in Myanmar on March 13, 2013 with a dozen baskets in tow.

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$272,000 MICHELIN FOOD GLOBAL ADVENTURE: 109 MICHELIN RESTAURANTS, 12 COUNTRIES, SIX MONTHS ADVENTURE… ULTIMATE GASTRONOMIC TRIP OF A LIFETIME

Contemporary: The dining at room at Michel Bras in Laguiole, France

Is this the ultimate holiday for food lovers? Six-month trip to visit all 109 Michelin 3 Star restaurants in the world could be yours… so long as you have £180,000 to spare! Continue reading

NEIL DIAMOND CURSE:TAXI DRIVER KEN COLLINS PUNCHED BY PASSENGER MATTHEW ROTHWELL AFTER REFUSING TO SING ‘SWEET CAROLINE’ , WIFE LEFT HIM FOR NEIL DIAMOND IMPERSONATOR 40 YEARS AGO

Traumatised: Cabbie Ken Collins, 77, was left bleeding. lost two teeth and traumatised after he was punched in the face by drunk Matthew Rothwell after he refused to sing with him

Taxi driver punched in the face after refusing to sing Sweet Caroline with a passenger because his wife had left him for a Neil Diamond impersonator

  • Grandfather Ken Collins lost two teeth, was left traumatised after the attack
  • Has been unable to listen to Neil Diamond since his wife left him 40 years ago Continue reading

OBAMA CALLS VLADIMIR PUTIN TO DEMAND THE RETURN OF EDWARD SNOWDEN…HOW COURAGEOUS FOR THE AMERICAN SPY-IN-CHIEF TO DO THAT, BET IT MADE PUTIN SCARED.

Obama Calls Vladimir Putin To Demand The Return Of Edward Snowden

REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

 The American whistleblower Edward Snowden has sought asylum in Russia, in his first encounter with the outside world since becoming marooned at a Moscow airport three weeks ago during a globe-trotting flight from charges of espionage.

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