10 Strangest Things Sold In Japanese Vending Machines

Japan has the greatest density of vending machines in the world based on population and land size, and their vending machines serve up just about everything you can imagine, from food to clothing to bizarre collectibles. They also sell stuff you'd never want, need or think to buy from a vending machine, and this strange...

5 Things You Should Know About Casinos

A cursory look at the casino reveals nothing out of the ordinary. Look a little closer, and you’re likely to start noticing a few peculiarities around the casino. They seem subtle at first, perhaps even mistaken for a management oversight. But alas! Nothing occurs by happenstance at the casino. The mice en scene - the...
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NERF Gun Turns Into Dangerous Weapon Thanks To Liquid Nitrogen

Giaco Whatever turns everyday items into dangerous weapons. So leave it to him to transform a kid’s NERF gun thanks to the pressure generated from liquid nitrogen expanding inside the gun at room temperature. “Liquid Nitrogen expands really vigorously at ambient temperature to a rate of 1:700 and it’s impossible to contain in its liquid …

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Take A Look Inside The World’s Oldest Doll Hospital

We’ve covered some amazing doll houses, and some of the creepiest dolls ever created, but this is definitely one of the most interesting stories about people’s fascination with the child’s toy. Great Big Story traveled to the Hospital de Bonecas in Lisbon, Portugal and meet with Manuela Cutileiro. Cutileiro is a “doll doctor” at the …