Tag Archives: games

Ludicrous Lawsuits: Batman Sues Batman


Fact: The mayor of Batman City, Turkey wants to sue Warner Brothers for royalties from the film. Batman, to most people, could be defined as our favorite caped crusader, who lives in the shadows, punishes criminals and keeps the cities safe as “a silent guardian, a watchful protector”. But to the residents of a city(…)

Happy Birthday Crosswords!


This December will see the 100th anniversary of the first published crossword, and although there won’t be any parades, loud fanfare, or even much birthday cake, we’d like to pay homage to the world’s most popular word game right now, right here. The first known crossword puzzle was published in a Sunday newspaper called The(…)

The Weirdest World Records


Fact: 19 Pakistani women crammed themselves into a SmartCar to achieve a world record. As long as there are records, they will be broken. 2010 was the year 18 Australians squeezed themselves into a SmartCar in Sydney to create a new Guinness World Record. When Aymen Saleem, an A Level student in Karachi, Pakistan stumbled(…)

One Sandwich Short of a Picnic: Ridiculous Restaurants


Fact: Doctors in Riga have opened a medical-themed restaurant Any of you out there have a fear of clinics? How about needles? A restaurant in Riga, Latvia might not be the place for you. This hospital-themed eatery is fully kitted out in red and white hospital beds (complete with wheels) for tables and chairs, and(…)

Man Escapes Death 7 Times: Lucky… or Cursed?


Fact: A Croatian music teacher cheated death 7 times and then won the $1 million lottery Frano Selak: music teacher by day… James Bond by night? It certainly seems that way for the 84-year-old from Petrinja, Croatia. His long list of narrow escapes started in 1962, when the train he was traveling on to Dubrovnik(…)