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  • February 22, 2016
    This is a painful interview with Flossie Dickey, who just turned 110 and doesn't give two shits about being interviewed about it. I think she actually fell asleep several times, which makes sense since at one point she even says, "I am tired. I take a nap as many times as I ca... / Continue →
  • February 5, 2016
    This is an ancient Greek sculpture of what appears to be a woman using a laptop. Of course it's not a laptop, it just looks like one. Just kidding, totally a laptop. I think she's Skyping a lover and about to take her top off! The piece, "Grave Naiskos of an Enthroned Woman... / Continue →
  • January 15, 2016
    This is the 1.7kg ( 3.7-lb) meteorite found in the dried up lake bed of Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre in South Australia. The meteorite is estimated to be 4.5-billion years old, and came from somewhere between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. Hey, that's where I'm from! The meteorit... / Continue →
  • December 15, 2015
    Giant salamander? That's a Pokemon. This is a short video of the estimated 200-year old giant salamander found in a cave Chongqing, China. The amphibian measures over four and a half feet long and weighs some 115 pounds. For reference, the biggest salamander I've ever caugh... / Continue →
  • October 9, 2015
    A cracker (biscuit) salvaged from a survival kit aboard one of the Titanic's lifeboats is going up for auction later this month and expected to fetch up to $15,000. Apparently because there are people out there who can predict what a cracker from a 100 year old shipwreck is ac... / Continue →
  • December 5, 2014
    And he used himself as bait! Just kidding, that only works with sharks and the Kraken. This is the 12-pound, estimated 60-70 year old lobster caught by biologist Forrest Galante off the coast of Anacapa Island, California. Damn, could you imagine-- "Eating the tail of that ... / Continue →
  • June 4, 2014
    These are believed to be the oldest pants in the world, recently excavated from a tomb in China. They belonged to a nomadic herder, who likely wore them for riding horseback. When I'm riding horseback? Full knight's armor and a flaming lance. With straight-fitting legs and ... / Continue →
  • May 15, 2014
    By halvsies I clearly mean ten-thousandies because the asking price is ~$80 million and even coming up with eight grand is going to be a stretch for me. Still, it's gonna make one badass time-share if we can make it happen! I call the master bedroom though since I found it. ... / Continue →
  • March 7, 2014
    Seen here looking like something I'd bet you I'll eat off the floor for $1, Pithovirus, a 30,000 year old virus recently dug up from permafrost in Siberia, plots world domination. The virus, which is harmless to humans but deadly to amoebas, is also the largest virus ever foun... / Continue →
  • February 25, 2014
    This is the 4.4-billion year old zircon crystal found in Western Australia. Researchers believe it to be the oldest known piece of earth. How do you explain that, young earth creationists? "Radioactive dating doesn't work." Tell me about it, my last date had laser vision an... / Continue →