Thomas Edison Was A Prankster

(PCM) Thomas Edison is often recognized as one of America’s greatest inventors and businessmen. He developed many devices in fields such as electric power generation, mass communication, sound recording, and motion pictures. Those devices include the phonograph, the motion picture film camera and most importantly the practical electric light bulb to only name a few. He was a prolific inventor, holding 1,093 US patents in his name, as well as patents in other countries, but …

Full Moons On Friday The 13th

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Friggatriskaidekaphobia: the fear of Friday the 13th is the most widespread superstition in the United States today.

Paraskevidekatriaphobics are people afflicted with a morbid, irrational fear of Friday the 13th. It is estimated that this affects between 17 and 21 million Americans. Some people won’t get out of bed; others won’t fly, buy a house or act on a hot stock tip. Still others won’t work, eat in restaurants or get married on a …

The Mysterious And Unexplained Disappearance Of Pilot Felix Moncla

(PCM) Was it a UFO,some kind of spontaneous combustion or just a freak accident? These are the questions we have to ask ourselves when delving into the mysterious and unexplained disappearance of United States Air Force Pilot Felix Moncla.

It is rumored that Mocla had an encounter with a UFO (Unidentified Flying Object) when he was flying his jet. In 1953, Moncla, an Air Force Lieutenant who was stationed at Kinross Air Force Base in …

The Mysterious Case Of ‘The Girl In Blue’ And How It Was Eventually Solved!

(PCM) On Christmas Eve, December 24, 1933, a mysterious, yet friendly visitor to the town of Willoughby, Ohio walked directly in front of a moving train and was tragically killed. No one in the area had any idea of the young woman’s identity and she was only referred to as the “Girl In Blue”, based upon the color of her clothing at the time of the incident. She was wearing a blue dress, coat, scarf …

The Mysterious Disappearance Of Serial Killer Pedro Lopez

(PCM) It is scary to imagine that our law enforcement agencies could lose track of a confirmed serial killer, but that is exactly what happened in the case of convicted serial killer Pedro Lopez.

Hailing from South America, Lopez was convicted and confirmed to have killed 110 people and confessed to having killed at least 300 more between the years of 1969 and 1980. He was released from psychiatric hospital prison in 1998 on the …

The Mysterious Tamam Shud Case

(PCM) The Tamam Shud case, otherwise referred to as the Mystery Of The Somerton Man, is one of the most baffling unsolved crimes in the world. On December 1, 1948 at approximately 6:30am, the body of an unidentified man was discovered on Somerton beach, Glenelg, just south of Adelaide, South Australia.

It was not until a later autopsy of the man’s body and belongings that it was discovered that tucked into a tiny hand-made pocket …

The Mysterious History Of London’s Iconic BT Tower

(PCM) When the British Telecom Tower, often referred to as the BT Tower, was first constructed in 1965 it was initially kept secret despite the fact that it was nearly 600 feet tall and located in right in the heart of London. It was purposefully kept off of all maps and it was considered illegal to even photograph it’s magnificent architecture.

However, the BT Tower was not closed off …

Did Visa Cards Really Begin As A Social Experiment?

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(PCM) If you were to check just about anyone’s wallet these days surely you would most likely find at least one credit or debit card tucked safely inside. It would also be a safe assumption to say at least one of these cards would bear the Visa logo, as it is certainly one of the most popular credit cards in the world.

But did you know that the Visa card as we …

The Motivating Story Of The Claymont Christmas Weed!

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(PCM) Being that PCM headquarters is located in Delaware, we absolutely could not resist sharing the legendary tale of the Claymont Christmas Weed and it’s very special symbolism to our little  state.  The holidays are a time to reflect on some of the most positive aspects in life and the story behind the Claymont Christmas Weed does just that, as our little town even has a parade and celebration ceremony to honor this very special …

The Curious History Behind Krampus The Holiday Devil

(PCM) We all know the story behind the legend that is St. Nicholas a.k.a. Santa Claus who pays visits to well-behaved children all over the world rewarding them with gifts at Christmas. However did you know that according to Alpine folk-lore good ol’ St. Nick has a dark companion named Krampus, who travels around with him punishing the children who have misbehaved. The legend of Krampus says that he even captures the naughtiest children in …

Halloween Has It’s Revenge On Christmas With The Necrofeast

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(PCM) How many of you have every heard of The Necrofeast? Don’t worry, we hadn’t either until we discovered quite a few pages on the internet dedicated to this relatively unknown macabre holiday that is celebrated from sunset to dawn on December 27th.

According to the Facebook page dedicated Necrofeast, the holiday is influenced “by potpourri of Native American, European, Arabian, & other “unknown” pagan folklores. While similar to Halloween, El Día de los …

The ‘Meister Print’: Fact Or Fiction?

(PCM) In case you haven’t heard of it, the “Meister Print” is a fossilized sandal print that was discovered by a man named William J. Meister in 1968. It wasn’t only the sandal print that was so fascinating, but rather what was inside of the print that amazed historians. The right-sided sandal print contained a trilobite, supposedly 500 million years extinct before man walked upon the face of the Earth.

There is definitely a bit …

What Really Goes On At Area 51?

(PCM) One of the biggest conspiracy theories out there is just what happens at Area 51, the governments top secret military base located in a remote area of the Nevada desert. Area 51 is a United States Air Force facility and is a remote attachment to the more publicized Edwards Air Force base. Area 51 has always been shrouded in secrecy, leading many to believe that it is the place where the government is conducting …

The Mystery Behind One Of Philadelphia’s Oldest Cold Cases ‘The Boy In The Box’

(PCM) The mystery behind the murder of an unidentified 3 to 7 year old child, known only as “The Boy In The Box”, has baffled law enforcement agents in the Philadelphia area for the last several decades and to this very day his murder remains unsolved. The investigation into the murder of “The Boy In The Box” remains open and investigators still follow up on potential leads in hopes of closing one of the cities…

What Happens When We Lose 28,000 Rubber Duckies At Sea?

(PCM) Everyone knows that rubber duckies can make bath time lots of fun, you know because Sesame Street’s Ernie told us so, right? Well, bath time was far less fun for a lot of businesses who were expecting a shipment of rubber duckies, 28,000 of them to be exact, that went missing at sea back in 1992. In fact, funny enough, rubber duckies from this very same shipment still continue to wash up on shore …

The Strange Occurrence Of Siberian Orange Snow

(PCM) A very strange weather phenomenon occurred in the Siberian region of Russia in early 2007 and then again in 2015 when orange colored snow poured forth from the sky, baffling both residents and scientists. The orange snow fell throughout an area of about 580 square miles that is located about 1,400 miles from Moscow.

Residents of the region, as well as, weather experts began to speculate about a variety of reasons for the snow’s …

Chimps Have Learned To Play The Rock, Paper, Scissors Game

 

(PCM) Just when we thought we had heard it all, a new report from the Kyoto University’s Primate Research Institute in Japan has revealed that the chimpanzee’s who reside in their facility have actually learned how to play the infamous rock, paper, scissors game. According to Phys.org, “Chimpanzees of all ages and all sexes can learn the simple circular relationship between the three different hand signals used in the well-known game rock-paper-scissors. Even…

Dihydrogen Monoxide: One Of The Greatest Internet Hoaxes Or An Great Educational Tool?

(PCM) What is Dihyrdogen Monoxide? Could this chemical compound be making us sick? Could we really die from ingesting Dihydrogen Monoxide? These are just some of the questions an average person might have when they are attempting to research or study any type of new chemical compound and are worried, due to reports in the media, about certain health dangers associated with coming in contact with these chemicals. But are people really asking these questions …

The Curious History Of Beloved Internet Sensation ‘Keyboard Cat’

(PCM) Each and everyday while surfing across our various social media accounts we are inundated with literally hundreds of funny pictures, memes and viral videos. It appears that almost everyone wants their quick 15 minutes of viral internet fame and then they often vanish leaving very little trace. One of the earliest viral videos that began circulating the internet was “Keyboard Cat” which features a strange looking fat cat dressed in a blue shirt haphazardly …

NASA Wants To Hire Alien Fighters

 

(PCM) Warning. What you are about to read is real. What you about to read may sound like something out of a comic book or even a movie, but NASA is trying to hire people to fight aliens. NASA has posted a job position online asking people to apply. The position is being titled, ” planetary protection officer.”

It has been a long going notion that NASA has denied the existence of aliens, and …

The Mysterious Disappearance Of Megumi Yokota! Could She Still Be Alive?

(PCM) Back in 1977 a 13-year old girl by the name of Megumi Yokota was said to have been abducted by North Korean agents. Yokota was a native Japanese citizen and reports claim that she sadly passed away back in 1994 while still being held in North Korean captivity, however the girls parents and many others in Japan still believe that she is alive and still continue to campaign for her safe return back to …

Mothman: A Look At Where The Legend Began And Does It Really Exist?

(PCM) Many of you have probably heard about the legendary Mothman, a mysterious half bird, half man looking creature that is said to haunt the woods near the area of Point Pleasant, West Virginia in the late 1960’s. The first mention of the Mothman was published in the Point Pleasant Register in November of 1966, where the story claims that a couple driving in the area spotted a “man-sized bird … creature … something”.  Later …

‘Hail Satan’ License Plates Now Available In Tennessee

(PCM) Here’s another one for the odd file! It appears that Tennessee legislators have passed a new bill that will allow drivers to choose from a variety of different phrases celebrating religious diversity on their license plates. This news comes after it was revealed that drivers in the state would be allowed to have the phrase “In God We Trust” emblazoned on their license plates.

Some of the other plates that will be available to …

Lucky Teen Wins Lottery Twice

 

(PCM) Some people have no luck at all. Some people have all the luck in the world. In a world full of people that wish upon stars for miracles to happen, it is good to hear and read stories about this from time to time. I must warn you if you are easily jealous of other peoples luck, don’t read any further.

Still there ? Okay I will proceed.  Every once in awhile you …

KFC Has Launched A Chicken Sandwich Into Space!

(PCM) KFC is certainly showing their dedication and determination with marketing their new Chicken Zinger sandwich, as they have become one of the first fast food chains to launch a chicken sandwich into space. The sandwich is even housed in an appropriately bucket-shaped satellite! The company really pulled out all the stops with this campaign, but it is definitely garnering them some headlines just by the pure bizarre nature of it alone!

The KFC bucket …

One Of The World’s Most Expensive Coffee Varieties Is Created With A Rather Disgusting Ingredient

(PCM) If you are anything like us than you probably cannot get through a day without at least one or two cups of streaming hot coffee. We like it all different ways … hot, cold, frozen … doesn’t matter as along as we are consuming some caffeinated deliciousness, but as must as we love coffee, even we have to question whether or not we would dare to try a cup of the world’s most expensive …

Case Of Mistaken Identity Leads Family To Bury A Complete Stranger


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(PCM) A California family is seeking an unspecified sum of money from the Orange Country coroners office after a case of mistaken identity leads them to bury a complete stranger rather than their family member.

Back in early May of 2017, 81-year old Frank Kerrigan received a call from the Orange Country coroners office informing him that his oldest son, 57-year old Frankie had been found dead outside of a store in Fountain …

Anonymous Claims NASA Is About To Reveal Details About Alien Life

(PCM) A new YouTube video posted by the hacking group Anonymous claims that NASA has concrete proof of alien life and will soon be releasing the truth to the general public. In the 12-minute video released by Anonymous they explain that NASA has already been in contact with the intelligent extraterrestrial civilizations and this proves the theory that intelligent life forms exist on planets other than Earth.

Anonymous goes on the further explain that NASA …

132-Year Old Lobster Released After 20 Years Of Restaurant Captivity!

(PCM) Louie is the name of the 132-year old lobster who resided in the shellfish aquarium at Peter’s Clam Bar located in Long Island, NY for the past 20 years. Louie was recently granted a pardon and his freedom to swim about somewhere in the Atlantic Ocean after so many years kept in captivity. Restaurant owner Butch Yamali began to look at Louie more as a pet over the years and felt it was the …

Parents Mistakenly Feed Their Children Dog Treats

(PCM) Parents who were shopping at the Pak n’ Save grocery store in New Zealand are freaking out because they mistakenly fed their children dog treats and are now blaming it on the packaging and store placement.

The parents, who were obviously in a hurry, ended up grabbing a box of Scooby Snacks, which are sausage flavored dog treats, without fully reading the box. The parents claim that the Scooby Snacks which are packaged in …

Could You Work As A Nanny In A Supposedly Haunted House?

(PCM) A couple in Scotland who are in search of a nanny for their two young children ages five and seven are offering up an exorbitant salary for the position, however there is just one small catch! The house is allegedly haunted with some kind of poltergeist activity. In fact, the family has lost a whopping five nanny’s over the last year, who have all quit due to supernatural activity in the house. Don’t worry! …

Would You Believe Some People Really Think Chocolate Milk Comes From Brown Cows?

(PCM) As hard as it is to believe, a recent study sadly reveals that an alarming number of individuals still believe that chocolate milk comes from actual brown cows. Seriously! One thousand Americans were surveyed by the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy and the results were absolutely shocking, as they learned that 48% of the individuals survey literally had no idea where or how chocolate milk is created.

Could we really be suffering from that …

Company Set To Begin Clinical Trials To Bring People Back From The Dead

(PCM) A Philadelphia- based firm called Bioquark are gearing up to begin their initial round of clinical testing in an attempt to bring people back from the dead. After many years of research the company revealed in late 2016 that they believe that brain death is not permanent and could perhaps be reversible.

The CEO of the company Ira Pastor has now revealed that the company will begin testing a newly developed stem cell method …

Parents Freak After Discovering A ‘Kama Sutra’ Guide For Children!

(PCM) While waiting a doctors office in London one parent, Katherine Peck, was shocked when her child picked up a children’s book titled “Mummy Laid An Egg” written by Babette Cole an discovered it was nothing short of a “kama sutra” guide for children.

Seriously!

We all know that it can be incredibly awkward when it comes time for parents to begin talking to their children about sex, and of course, children always have a …

Scientists Have Discovered A Faceless Fish And It Is Nightmarish!

(PCM) Researchers from Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) and Museum Victoria were recently out on an expedition and during their studies they came across a very rare find. While out on the sea they discovered a very odd species of fish that resembles something that might come out of our own nightmares, or perhaps a horror film of some sort, as this particular species of fish literally has no face!

The researchers …

Italy Is Giving Away Free Castles, But Of Course There Is A Catch!

(PCM) How would you like to be the proud owner of your very own Italian castle?For free!  If that sounds like a dream come true then you are in luck because it could very well be a reality because the country is giving away up to 103 free farmhouses, castles, towers, convents, monasteries and villas.

One of these gems could be yours, as long as, the country is in favor your plans for renovations. The …

Lattes Are Now Being Served In An Avocado, Because Why Not?

(PCM) We all know that avocado’s are the “it” thing these days and they are slowly becoming harder and harder to come by as they are growing more expensive, but people will still find new and creative ways to consume avocado’s, but we think perhaps an latte being served in an avocado really takes the cake.

Melbourne, Australia’s Truman Café is doing just that with their creation called the “avolatte” and it is basically just …

Mystery Of The South Carolina ‘Nightmare House’ Is Unraveled

(PCM) We recently shared the story about the mysterious South Carolina Zillow listing for a home that was being dubbed the “nightmare house” due to the fact that no one was supposed to ask questions about the secret tenant that resided in home’s upstairs apartment.

This led to much speculation with some wondering if the so-called tenant, who wasn’t required to pay any rent and was not to be disturbed, was actually a ghost or …

Mystery Creature Washes Up On The Shores Of Indonesia

(PCM) Locals in Indonesia were shocked when the bloody and gooey carcass of some sort of mystery marine creature washed up on the shores of Seram Island. It is pretty terrifying to look at and not something one should view if you have a weak stomach.

Just how the mystery creature, which Indonesia’s Marine and Coastal Resources Management team is saying could possible be the carcass of a humpback whale, came to wash up on …

Teen Knocks Em’ Dead With Unusual Prom Entrance

(PCM) Viral ‘promposal’ videos have become all the range these days with teens coming up with unique and clever ways to ask their crushes to be their dates for the prom. One New Jersey teen took things to an entirely new level by being delivered to her junior prom inside of coffin which was housed in a hearse. Talk about making an entrance! Megan Flaherty has been the talk of the town ever since, as …

Mysterious Zillow Listing For South Carolina ‘Nightmare House’ Leaves Everyone Wondering!

(PCM) A Zillow listing for a home in Cayce, South Carolina has everyone talking after it was shared via Twitter by user @valhallabckgirl who called it a “nightmare house” and after looking at the listing we can certainly see what she means! It really does look like something straight out of a horror film.

The listing claims that the 4 bedroom/3 bathroom house is a diamond in the rough, but just one thing! Don’t even …

Curious About What Humans Will Look Like 1,000 Years From Now?

(PCM) Human beings as a species are constantly evolving and with the continued growth of technology, it leads us to wonder just where human evolution will end up in the next 1,000 years or so. We have always heard the rumors that there will eventually be chips implanted under our skin for identification and different chips implanted in our fingers to that we could swipe to use as payment when shopping. Many even wonder if …

Your Dreams Of Owning An Adult-Version Of The Famous Little Tikes Car Can Now Come True!

(PCM) Growing up we think just about every child dreamed of owning the famous red and yellow colored Little Tikes plastic car. You would see these things sitting out in just about everyone’s backyard or driveway as they were certainly an “it” toy at the time. Small children would be scooting around just about everywhere in these little plastic cars using only their feet to gain momentum.

For those that want to hold onto the …

Colombian Woman Swallows $7,000 During Fight With Husband

(PCM) Talk about putting your money where your mouth is! A Colombian woman is said to have swallowed $7,000 U.S. dollars during a recent fight with her husband. The woman claims that she was attempting to hide the money from her husband so she decided to eat 57 rolls of $100 dollar bills. She revealed that she had saved the money over time to surprise her husband with a holiday getaway and obtained it by …

This Little Girl Is The Stuff Nightmares Are Made Of!

(PCM) This is not a real little girl, we repeat this is not a real little girl!  But you sure as heck could have fooled us with the latest video posted by the Stan Winston School featuring master mask maker Landon Meier, who goes by the nickname Hyperflesh.

Meier filmed the video to showcase his latest (and arguably creepiest) mask creation which is a hyper realistic little girls face. Once Meier puts on the mask …

Virginia Residents Try To Unravel The Partially Shaven Cat Mystery

(PCM) Residents in the area of Waynesboro, Virginia are baffled by the mystery person who is allegedly abducting neighborhood cats and then returning them partially shaved. The odd behavior has prompted several calls to the local authorities and prompted residents to begin posting notices around the neighborhood.

The police department has confirmed that there has been at least three case where a resident’s pet cat has been abducted and then returned with their undersides shaved …

Llamas And Alpacas Make Great Wedding Guests Says Local Oregon Service

(PCM) Weddings are known to have some rather bizarre guests sometimes, however we think that dressed to the nines llamas and alpacas really take the cake, but not everyone agrees! What is becoming a very popular service in Oregon is to have therapy llamas and alpacas as part of a couples wedding party.

Mtn Peaks Therapy Llamas & Alpacas, which is a non-profit animal therapy organization, has begun offering a new service called Wedding Llamas. …

Artist Creates ‘Euthanasia Roller Coaster’ Designed To Kill It’s Riders

(PCM) An artist by the name of  Julijonas Urbonas has created what is arguably one of the most controversial inventions. His project is called the “Euthanasia Coaster”, which is a roller coaster that is designed to kill its’ riders. According to his website, Urbonas says his coaster design is “a hypothetic roller coaster, engineered to humanely—with elegance and euphoria—take the life of a human being.”

It sounds a little demented and creepy to us, but …

Who Wouldn’t Want Their Senior Portrait To Feature Cats And Laser Beams

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(PCM) A New York high school student named Draven Rodriguez had his mind made up that he wanted his senior portrait to be different and stand-out from those normal run of the mill suit and tie shots. He wanted cats and laser beams, something humorous and a bit tongue-in-cheek.

Rodriguez had a professionally shot portrait done featuring him holding his cat Mr. Bigglesworth surrounded by a backdrop of laser beams, sounds ideal right? Well, his …

News Crew Robbed During Story About “Sketchy” Neighborhoods

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(PCM) Talk about irony! A news crew in Washingon D.C. were actually robbed while they were doing a news report about an phone app that can pin point so-called “sketchy” neighborhoods.

The news crew members claim that they had locked all of the doors to the news van when they were parked in an area that the app had considered to be “sketchy”. While the crew and reporter were out conducting interviews with residents in …

Elderly Woman Caught With Cash In Her Girdle In The Airport

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(PCM) A 78 year old woman from Florida was travelling on an international trip to the Philippines with her daughter when she was caught at Detroit Metropolitan Airport with nearly $41,000 in cash hidden in her girdle, bra and carry-on bag.

Federal law declares that travelers much declare if they are carrying more than $10,000 in cash. The woman initially claimed that she was only carrying $200 in cash and then later filled out a …

King Richard III To Finally Be Buried At Leicester This March

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(PCM) After many, many years of legal battles the body of King Richard III will finally be buried in Leicester this coming March. There are already plans in place for a reinterment ceremony that will conclude a weeks worth of activities planned to honor the fallen monarch in Leicestershire.

King Richard III’s remains were discovered by an archaeological team under a council car park in Leicester back in 2012. Direct descendants of the monarch disputed …

Mysterious Woman In Black Spotted Walking The U.S. Highways

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(PCM) For the past few days the internet and social media has been buzzing with people posting about sightings and run-in with the mysterious woman in black, who has been been walking along the highways in several different states.

She has been mostly spotted in the South and Midwest regions of the country and is wearing what appears to be a type of burka style outfit and is pulling behind her a wheeled-cart. She is …

Do You Want Crack With That? McDonalds Drugs Busted

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In an upscale suburb of Philadelphia, PA a McDonalds employee wasn’t just asking if you want fries with your meal. But customers apparently were still “lovin it”.

Allen Trammell has been arrested by Radnor Police at the Mainline McDonalds holding 57 bags of crack cocaine. The police describe Trammell as a street level dealer that made his sales by word-of-mouth selling dime bags of crack.

Earning an …

Your Face On Toast For Breakfast?

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(PCM) Talk about a breakfast of champions…well…at least some people might think so!  A Vermont company has created the first “selfie” toaster, so now you can enjoy chowing down on your face (or someone else’s) for breakfast in the morning.

Burnt Impressions (gotta love the name) is selling the “selfie” toaster for $75, which may be a little on the expensive side for some, but how can you put a price tag your own likeness …

Virginia Man Claims “No Man’s Land” For His Daughter In Africa!

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(PCM) 38-year old Jeremiah Heaton of Virginia recently posted on Facebook about how he wanted to make his 7-year old daughters dreams of becoming an actual princess come true. However, in this case it seems that the dream could actually come true!

Heaton discovered that the eastern African region of Bir Tawil, a 796-square-mile piece of land between Egypt and Sudan, was terra nullius or “no man’s land.”  According to colonial-era law that mean that …

New York Woman Lives With Her Mothers Corpse For Three Years

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(PCM) Many are claiming that this story sounds as if it was taken straight from the film “Psycho”, as it has been recently discovered that a woman from Brooklyn, NY has been living with the corpse of her dead mother for nearly three years.

The woman, named Chava Stirn, was able to hide her the body of her mother, Susie Rosenthal, in her apartment for three years without anyone knowing about it. Strin had Rosenthal’s …

Body Fall Out Of Coroners Van And Blocks An Intersection

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(PCM) There are many things that drivers must be aware of when operating a motor vehicle, but something tells me that navigating around a dead body on a stretcher in the middle of an intersection was something that may have gotten looked over in high school drivers ed.

An incident occurred in Lower Southhampton, PA where a corpse, which was of course strapped to a gurney, was launched out the rear door of an area …

Could Sniffing Farts Really Be Good For You?

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(PCM) Somehow I feel like this going to be another one of those stories that gets debunked or proven false rather quickly, however it has been stated scientifically that smelling small doses of farts could be beneficial to your overall health.

Researchers have found that small doses of hydrogen sulfide help keep cells healthy and can assist with warding off diseases such as diabetes, dementia and even certain forms of cancer.

The researchers found that …

Steven Spielberg “Hunted” Triceratops Pic Goes Viral

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(PCM) It truly pains me to say it, but there are definitely quite a few..shall we say…intellectually challenged individuals roaming around the internet these days.

Recently, a Facebook user uploaded an image of director Steven Spielberg posing next to a “poached triceratops”, which is actually just a robotic prop from the hit film “Jurassic Park”.

It seems that a lot of people did not realize that the Facebook user who posted the image labeling it …

Author Who Wrote A Book On Surviving ‘Running Of The Bulls’, Gets Gored By A Bull

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(PCM) How’s that for irony!  A Chicago author by the name of Bill Hillmann recently published a book called “How To Survive the Running Of The Bulls” last month, only to find himself gored by a bull during this past weeks bull run at Pamplona’s San Fermin festival in Spain.

Hillman survived the bull attack, however he was gored not once by twice!  I am really questioning his survival advice here!  The two gorings were …

Woman Obsessed With A Bradley Cooper Cutout?

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(PCM) Somehow this story reminded me of a really bad episode of that TV show “My Strange Addiction”!  It seems that 39-year old Danielle Davis, a married woman from New Jersey, has become obsessed with a cardboard cutout of actor Bradley Cooper.

Davis spends 24/7 will the cardboard Cooper. She eats, sleeps, cooks, cleans,and even takes cardboard Cooper out shopping.

The best part is that her family doesn’t seem to mind!  In fact, both her …

British Airways Unveils The ‘Happiness Blanket’

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(PCM) Is it just me or does there seem to be quite a bit of experimenting with people’s moods going on lately. First there was the news about Facebook’s experiments with users moods and emotions and now British Airways has unveiled the ‘happiness blanket’ which is being used to conduct research on passengers moods while traveling.

The ‘happiness blanket’ is supplied by British Airways to travelers and features both neurosensors and fiber optics, which are …

Ever Wonder If You Could Play A Tree Trunk On A Record Player?

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(PCM) I have no idea why I am just discovering this brilliant story now, but an artist by the name of Bartholomäus Traubeck has been using cross-sectional slices of a tree stump and playing them on a converted record player to create various pieces of music.

The sounds created are both beautiful and haunting and how each piece of music turns out depends upon the type of wood and species of tree.

Here’s how it …

Facebook Leads To A Minnesota Man’s Arrest

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(PCM) We always love a stupid criminal story and this one certainly takes the cake!  If you are going to commit a crime, then your best bet would probably be to stay off of social media during the act, especially if you are still inside the home you have just robbed.

26-year old Nicholas Wig is now sitting in jail after robbing the home of James Wood because he took the time to use Wood’s …

Great White Shark Population Growing On The East Coast?

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(PCM) For a few days I thought it was just me, but there have been a ton of stories popping up about the population of Great White sharks popping up along the beach areas all along the east coast.

In a scene that is eerily reminiscent to one straight out of “Jaws”, a Great White shark came up upon a boat off the coast of Cape May, NJ. The boat was in the area on …

Self-Proclaimed “Party Girl” Enjoys A Beer And Cigarette At Her Own Funeral

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(PCM) Lately there seems to be a growing trend in which people are celebrating the lives of their lost loved ones rather than the traditional funeral mourning. They have come up with creative ways to showcase the person’s life and in the case of one New Orlean’s woman that was to prop her up in a living room setting with an ice cold beer and a cigarette in her hand.

53-year-old Miriam Burbank “loved cold …

Baltimore Police Take Down A Bull Running Through The City

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(PCM) And we thought that the running of the bulls only took place in Spain!  Recently, Baltimore police shot and killed a bull that had made an escape for a city slaughterhouse and was running loose down the city streets.

The animal was shot down around 10:15 am on Friday morning in the Mount Vernon neighborhood, which is the location of many bars, restaurants, and shops. The Baltimore Police Department received numerous calls from concerned …

Bizarre Statue Creates A Stir In The Hamptons

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(PCM) One would think a thin woman adorned in shiny metal would fit right in with the aesthetics of the Hamptons, correct? Well, in normal circumstance yes, but in the case of the 30ft shiny metal “Walking Woman” statue that has been erected in the middle of the Hampton’s Business District residents are definitely not pleased.

Residents of Westhampton, NY are incredibly mind-boggled about exactly why the 30 ft statue, what many are saying looks …

How Cow Cologne Could Stop Mosquito Bites

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(PCM) A company out of California has just earned a Gates Foundation grant to continue its’ research and experimentation with an unorthodox form of pest control which is cow cologne.

Created by ISCA Technologies, the cow cologne according to Smithsonian is “a mildly-scented shampoo-y goo is sprayed onto a cow that makes the animals smell like humans from several weeks to months.”  The idea to trick the mosquitoes into biting the cows instead of humans. …

Computer Finally Fools Humans And Passes Turing Test For The First Time

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(PCM) It is always a terrifying thought that the day could be right around the corner, when computers and robots will begin to become smarter than then human beings that created them. The concept has been the idea for countless movies and television programs that focus on the consequences if ever that scenario should actually occur.

Now, it appears for the first time ever a computer has successful tricked people into believing that it is …

Montana Couple Discover Gold In Their Tap Water

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(PCM) Most people would dream about turning on the faucets and having pure solid gold stream out, sounds like something out of a dream or fantasy, right? Most people would dream about turning on the faucets and having pure solid gold stream out, sounds like something out of a dream or fantasy, righ Well for one Whitehall, Montana couple that dream is kind of a reality and it could mean there is a larger issue …

Husband And Wife Killed In Car Accident Driving Separate Cars

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(PCM) Authorities in Texas are still currently investigating the car crash that killed both 31-year old Nicolas Cruz and 26-year old Kristina Munoz, who just so happened to be husband and wife.

Cruz and Munoz were both driving separate vehicles and authorities are still baffled at what may have caused the crash that killed them. Both Cruz and Munoz were pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

Both vehicles, a 1990 Mazda pick-up truck …

Man Makes A Cross-Country Trip With Dead Girlfriend And His Mother

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(PCM) A Detroit, Michigan man by the name of Ray Tomlinson is in some hot water after he drove cross-country with the body of his dead girlfriend and his 93-year old mother in his van.

Tomlinson and his mother set out to pick up Tomlinson’s 31-year old girlfriend who was checking herself out of the metal health facility in Arizona. Tomlinson claims that at some point on the drive back to Michigan from Arizona, his …

Are Hurricanes With Female Names Really More Deadly?

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(PCM) This past Sunday marked the start of hurricane season and a new study reveals that hurricanes named after females turn out to be more deadly than those named after males.

It has been tradition that hurricanes are given names such as Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Andrew and now researchers at the University of Illinois have discovered that the gender assigned to a particular hurricane may play a role in predicting the number of fatalities …