Don’t Be In A Hurry To Rip Out Your Appendix

I had my appendix removed when I was 12, and that was a couple of years ago. I never gave it much thought until today, when I read the following:

Do Our Plants Have Feelings?

Does your rubber plant have feelings? How about that avocado seed you’re trying to grow on your windowsill or your tomato plants?

Snake in cockpit forces emergency landing

Australia is a land of many wonders, among them being their snakes. The land down under can brag about having some of the most venomous snakes in the world. A pilot for a local airline is probably wishing he knew just a little less about Australia’s wildlife.

An encounter with god botherers

On Saturday, I was relaxing at home and there was a knock at the door. This already irritated me as I had a long night at work. I hadn’t slept for a while and I just wanted to relax. So after running to get a shirt, I opened the door and I immediately knew the fate that was in store for me. There were two people standing there smiling and holding pamphlets. There was only one possibility, god botherers…

News of the Weird: Sunday: October 23, 2011

Mad Mike’s America shares more tidbits of oddities and bizarre events we collect and bring to you.

The Paradox of Advancement of Civilization

What is an advanced civilization? Most people would answer that a civilization is advanced if it has developed complex science information, or maybe vast computers, or perhaps incredible advancements in biology and genetic sciences.