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Breeding the world’s hottest pepper

In the competitive world of hot pepper breeding, one man is smoking the competition. Meet “Smokin’” Ed Currie. He’s the man behind the world’s hottest pepper—the “Carolina Reaper.” For the past three decades, Currie...

Infection at Outpost 31

mondotees.com uncovered new images of the upcoming “The Thing: Infection at Outpost 31″Board Game. MONDO EXCLUSIVE VERSION (Limited Edition) Includes: Box top artwork by Jock house housed in a translucent screen printed sleeve Additional...

The pinkest pink

Born in Dorset in 1980, Stuart Semple became an artist after a traumatic near death experience at the age of 19 whilst studying Fine Art at Breton Hall in the Yorkshire Sculpture Park. Since...

The mystery of Yuka Kinoshita

Yuka Kinoshita (1985) is a Japanese YouTuber and competitive eater. She started an eating-focused YouTube channel in 2014, five years after her debut in Japanese competitive eating competitions. Kinoshita uploads daily videos in which she...

Re-Flex

Re-Flex were formed in the early 1980s by musicians John Baxter on vocals and lead guitar and Paul Fishman on keyboards and backing vocals. The band’s earliest line-ups also included Francois Craig on bass,...

Y-40: the deepest pool

The world’s deepest diving pool is in Italy, in abano-Montegrotto Terme, Padua. 365 days a year of areas dedicated to training for free-divers and scuba divers. The immensity of a movie set and areas...

Ataribox revealed

Atari started teasing its Ataribox at E3 this year, promising a “brand new Atari product.” While we saw a 20-second YouTube teaser that hinted the Ataribox would be housed in wood like the 2600, the...

Man caves of the 60’s and 70’s

Some people love the term “man cave,” others hate it, but the idea of a room dedicated to “manly things”—cigar smoking, scotch drinking, football watching—is something that’s been around for a while now. Nowadays,...

Joe Arridy

Joe Arridy (1915 – 1939) was a mentally disabled 23-year-old who was falsely accused of rape and murder of a 15-year-old schoolgirl in Pueblo, Colorado. He was put to death on 6 January 1939. Arridy was officially pardoned...

Blue-ringed octopus

Blue-ringed octopuses are among the deadliest animals in the sea. Throughout their range in Australia and the eastern Indo-Pacific, several humans suffer bites each year. Unfortunately, some of these are fatal. In Australia where...