10 Excruciating Medical Treatments from the Middle Ages

By David Morton Medieval medicine: from hot irons for hemorrhoids to bloodletting for almost any ailment; meet ten of the most horrible treatments of middle age’s medicine, presented by our guest author David Morton. 1Surgery: Crude, blunt and horribly painful Surgery in the Middle Ages was crude and blunt and … PAINFUL!Surgeons had a very …

10 of the World’s Most Bizarre Competitions

1Midget Throwing Contest The Midget Throwing, or Dwarf Tossing, originated in Australia in the 1980’s. A bar attraction in which dwarves wearing special padded clothing or Velcro costumes are thrown onto mattresses or at Velcro-coated walls, participants of the contest compete to throw the dwarf the farthest. Dwarf tossing is widely considered to be offensive …

15 Funny Sleeping Positions

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12 Strangely Shaped Clouds

Dragon (by Rob Graham) Love is in the air (by jrkells&bcrasmussen) Baby lion God’s Hand (by Sue Beatrice) Starfish (by Ian Loxley) Crucifix (by Russell Hill) Bunny Feather (by Jerry Lowell) Fish (by Gavin Tobin) Great Hound (by Terry Linsell) Duck (by Ali Murphy) Eagle (by Silvia Bonato)