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World’s First Official Barbie Cafe Dolls up Taiwan

World’s First Official Barbie Cafe Dolls up Taiwan
Well, Mattel finally went out and did it. Open a Barbie-themed cafe, I mean. It’s located in Taiwan and is, as expected, fitted with furniture in various shades of pink that’ll drive any man crazy and any Barbie-loving girl equally nuts.

Eat Dirt: Full-Course Meals Made of Earth are Now on the Menu

Eat Dirt: Full-Course Meals Made of Earth are Now on the Menu
After all these years, who’d have thought that kids got it right all along? The part about wanting to eat dirt and mud pies, that is, because there’s a French restaurant called Ne Quittez Pas in Tokyo’s Gotanda district that is actually offering a dirt-filled full-course menu.

Storify Lets People Share Your Private Facebook Posts to the Public

Storify Lets People Share Your Private Facebook Posts to the Public
Facebook has been adamant that they’re letting users maintain their privacy on their social network by providing robust privacy and access controls. Everything might be all well and good on your personal profile, but don’t be too sure that what you’re saying in a private Facebook group will stay private.

Ugly Models Agency: Because Beauty Is in the Eye of the Beholder

Ugly Models Agency: Because Beauty Is in the Eye of the Beholder
It’s about time someone went ahead and created a modeling agency for unusual looking or not-so-very appealing people. In other words, I guess you could consider them physically ugly on some levels. No, in case you’re wondering, I’m not kidding, because the Ugly Models Agency is very real and is actually representing a number of very ugly unusual-looking people.

Cat Travels 200 Miles to Find Its Way Home

Cat Travels 200 Miles to Find Its Way Home
Reports of an amazing story concerning a lost cat have turned up this week. A couple who owned a four-year-old cat named Holly took her on vacation, 200 miles from home. While they were there, the cat ran away and they couldn’t find her anywhere. 

Study Says One in Three People Feel Worse about Themselves after Visiting Facebook

Study Says One in Three People Feel Worse about Themselves after Visiting Facebook
A recent study conducted by two German universities found that envy runs rampant on Facebook. Researchers from Humboldt University and from Technical University in Darmstadt, Germany conducted a study and found that one in three people felt worse about themselves after visiting the site and more dissatisfied with their lives.

Drinking Mirror Shows You One Reason Why You Should Drink in Moderation

Drinking Mirror Shows You One Reason Why You Should Drink in Moderation
They all tell you to live life to the fullest and party while you’re young, but they left out the part where you’ll have to deal with the consequences of it all when you’re older. You probably already know that alcohol isn’t very good for your health.

Website Lets You ‘Buy’ a Fake Girlfriend for Just $10

Website Lets You ‘Buy’ a Fake Girlfriend for Just $10
It’s crazy how we’re now living in a world where Facebook plays a larger role than it should. For example, did you know that there’s a site that lets men ‘buy’ fake girlfriends online for just $10?

Developer Outsourced Own Job to China

Developer Outsourced Own Job to China
There’s nothing worse when you learn that your job is about to be outsourced to another country. Apparently, one U.S. software developer took matters into his own hands and outsourced not just his own job, but a couple of his jobs to China – raking in the profits.

Woman Posts a Half-Naked Pic on eBay: This is Why You Check Your Images Before Uploading

Woman Posts a Half-Naked Pic on eBay: This is Why You Check Your Images Before Uploading
Like most people who have something they don’t need anymore, Aimi Jones decided to put a yellow skater dress she had up for auction on eBay. She didn’t bother to check the pictures she took of the dress until after she posted the listing – and that’s when she spotted her humiliating mistake.

Meet Beautiful Existence, the Woman Who’ll Be Living on Starbucks for a Full Year

Meet Beautiful Existence, the Woman Who’ll Be Living on Starbucks for a Full Year
Before anything else, yes, her name is Beautiful Existence, and yes, she might not have a very beautiful existence if she goes through with her challenge of chowing down on nothing but Starbucks food for a year.

Who Needs Real Friends, When You Can Rent Fake Ones?

Who Needs Real Friends, When You Can Rent Fake Ones?
Life gets a whole easier if you have good friends by your side. By that I mean real friends, not fake ones that you can now rent for a fee from companies like Client Partners [JP].

Meet the Gold Man of Pimpri: Smart Investor or Foolish Romantic?

Meet the Gold Man of Pimpri: Smart Investor or Foolish Romantic?
I don’t know if I should be impressed by Datta Phuge’s foresight or laugh at his naivete. But here he is, Mr. Datta Phuge aka the ‘Gold Man of Pimpri,’ who hails from the Indian city of Pimpri-Chinchwad.

Wynkoop Beer is Brewed With Three BPB – That’s Three Balls-Per-Barrel

Wynkoop Beer is Brewed With Three BPB – That’s Three Balls-Per-Barrel
The sky’s the limit when it comes to food lately. People are coming up with all sorts of weird concoctions and food creations all the time, but none as decidedly strange as the Rocky Mountain Oyster Stout, which is actually stout that’s made with bull testicles.

Father Hired In-Game Assassins to Save Son from Gaming Obsession

Father Hired In-Game Assassins to Save Son from Gaming Obsession
MMORPGs and other kinds of online games can take over your life, if you’re not careful. Just like most things, there’s something to be said about moderation. In order to save his son from his growing gaming addiction, a father in China decided to take matters into his virtual hands – hiring some online hitmen to go after his son’s character.

Cat Smuggles Gadgets into Prison, Not a Mouse Among Them

Cat Smuggles Gadgets into Prison, Not a Mouse Among Them
As we already know, prisoners can be very inventive with all of that time they have on their hands. Now, it turns out that inmates at one prison have been using a very sly and clever way to sneak contraband tools and gadgets in – using a cat.