Human cannonballs are not launched from real cannons but special cannons that use either springs or compressed air. That doesn't mean it is not risky: They suffer accelerations of 7G and can fly over a distance of 193 feet (59 meters). In fact, "more than 30 human cannonballs have died during the performance of this…
From the beginning to the very end and all over again. From birth to death, here are all the stages of one woman's life in drawings. You see the drawing morph from a baby to a child to a teenager and adult and so on. The speed painting, done by Stonehouse, is beautiful and it's summarized nicely in 4 minutes.
A beautiful black and white rendering of a Pandora Sphinx moth. But look closer. Can you see her? There's a woman hiding in it. Keep looking. It will appear to you soon and, when it does, it will you freak out.
Joanne Milne has not heard a single word, bird chirp or music note for 39 years. Four weeks ago, she got electronic cochlear implants. This is the exact moment when she hears for the first time and starts to cry overwhelmed by the feeling and emotion.
Common knowledge dictates that girls dig guys with muscles. However, new research suggests that women gave up on bulging biceps and strong jawlines long ago, in favor of qualities like loyalty and generosity. In other words, the scrawny geek gets the gal.
Men, it seems, are sadly predictable creatures. A new study suggests that males are physically attracted to women who are psychologically vulnerable—that is to say, immature, depressed, or unintelligent—-though that doesn't necessarily convert into a desire for a long-term relationship with them.
While there's been anecdotal evidence floating around for a long time that exercise can help women achieve sexual satisfaction, a new study's gone and proved it; exercising the core abdominal muscles alone can bring females to orgasm.
Karla Flores was peacefully selling seafood on the street when she heard an explosion. An object hit her face, knocking her down. When she woke up she was in a hospital with a live fragmentation grenade stuck inside her face.
A desperate Israeli family won a court decision that lets them extract and freeze the eggs from their dead daughter. The teenage girl died unexpectedly after a recent car crash.
Men, take some advice from ForbesWoman and YourTango.com. If you want to find Mrs. Right, don't bother looking until you have a job.
The Faces of Tomorrow projects takes lots of photos of people in various countries and merges them into one "average" face. It's interesting, because if you gave me the photo for the average face for say, China, Korea, Japan and some other Asian countries and asked me to guess where they were from, I could probably…
One mystery that's been baffling me for years is how some women stick their heads together and manage perfect group smiles for every single photo they're in. Thanks to the newspaper's funny pages, now I know: Hidden magnets.
Having already chosen a lead actor for the Captain America movie, Newsarama.com are asking their readers to now pick who should play Wonder Woman, if her movie ever makes it out of development hell. But while we've got no problem with two of the three choices (The odd one out is Megan Fox - Sorry, she's really not the…