Weird Wide Web http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/21800/all en Nepal villager crowned world's shortest man http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/nepal-villager-crowned-worlds-shortest-man Chandra Bahadur Dangi lives in Rhimkholi, an isolated mountain village some 400 kilometers west of Nepalese capital, Kathmandu. A foreign contractor cutting timber in the village last month alerted local media to his height.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/nepal-villager-crowned-worlds-shortest-man" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Pacific Guinness World Records Nepal Weird Wide Web Asia-Pacific Offbeat Weird Wide Web Sun, 26 Feb 2012 19:04:00 +0000 Luke Browne 5693544 at http://www.globalpost.com One armed pole dancer a star at world competition http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/one-armed-pole-dancer-star-at-world-competition One indication of pole dancing's mainstream success is the Ultimate Pole Championship, which finished up in Hong Kong on Friday.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/one-armed-pole-dancer-star-at-world-competition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Weird Wide Web Weird Wide Web Fri, 16 Mar 2012 21:07:18 +0000 Alexander Besant 5696461 at http://www.globalpost.com Panda poo makes the world's most expensive tea http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/panda-poo-makes-the-worlds-most-expensive-tea Panda dung tea is soon to be the world's most expensive infusion at over $200 per cup.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/panda-poo-makes-the-worlds-most-expensive-tea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> China Weird Wide Web Weird Wide Web Fri, 23 Mar 2012 16:00:07 +0000 Alexander Besant 5697419 at http://www.globalpost.com 'Shitter' prints your tweets on toilet paper http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/shitter-prints-your-tweet-toilet-paper 'Shitter' will print twitter feeds on your toilet paper, giving you time to catch up on tweets while in the bathroom.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/shitter-prints-your-tweet-toilet-paper" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Weird Wide Web Weird Wide Web Thu, 29 Mar 2012 13:39:21 +0000 Alexander Besant 5698201 at http://www.globalpost.com DogTV cable channel provides soothing sounds and images for your pooch http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/dogtv-cable-channel-provides-soothing-sounds-and-images-y DogTV will launch nationally in the coming months, said television executives Wednesday.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/dogtv-cable-channel-provides-soothing-sounds-and-images-y" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Weird Wide Web Weird Wide Web Wed, 18 Apr 2012 23:20:31 +0000 News Desk 5700976 at http://www.globalpost.com Giant ocean blob mystery may be solved http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/giant-ocean-blob-mystery-may-be-solved The video appears to be checking underwater pipes before it focuses on a nearby jelly-like blob that moves across the screen.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/giant-ocean-blob-mystery-may-be-solved" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Weird Wide Web Weird Wide Web Fri, 11 May 2012 16:13:47 +0000 Alexander Besant 5703988 at http://www.globalpost.com Prolonged, painful erection ignored by hospital staff, man sues http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/prolonged-painful-erection-ignored-hospital-staff-man-sue A man is suing a Connecticut hospital for ignoring his prolonged erection for Sox game.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/prolonged-painful-erection-ignored-hospital-staff-man-sue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Weird Wide Web Weird Wide Web Tue, 05 Jun 2012 19:59:00 +0000 Alexander Besant 5706831 at http://www.globalpost.com Pizza vending machine serves it up hot in just under three minutes (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/pizza-vending-machine-serves-it-hot-just-under-three-minu Vending machine serves up a 10-inch personal pizza in under three minutes.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/pizza-vending-machine-serves-it-hot-just-under-three-minu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Weird Wide Web Weird Wide Web Tue, 26 Jun 2012 11:35:15 +0000 Alexander Besant 5709443 at http://www.globalpost.com Rock paper scissors playing robot never loses, say researchers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/rock-paper-scissors-playing-robot-never-loses-say-researc Rock, paper, scissors may not be a game of chance after all.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/rock-paper-scissors-playing-robot-never-loses-say-researc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Weird Wide Web Weird Wide Web Thu, 28 Jun 2012 16:48:04 +0000 Alexander Besant 5709846 at http://www.globalpost.com Indian man gets severe headaches when he watches porn http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/indian-man-gets-severe-headaches-when-he-watches-porn Indian researchers found an unusual condition in which sexual arousal from watching pornography causes exploding head pain.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/indian-man-gets-severe-headaches-when-he-watches-porn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Weird Wide Web Weird Wide Web Sat, 30 Jun 2012 16:28:50 +0000 Alexander Besant 5710179 at http://www.globalpost.com July 4th isn't just about hot dogs and fireworks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/july-4th-2012-history-moments To bring you up to speed, GlobalPost has put together a small list of memorable events that have taken place on July 4th throughout history. While you’re celebrating this year, put down the hot dog for one hot second to learn a little bit more about world history.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/july-4th-2012-history-moments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Weird Wide Web Culture & Lifestyle Offbeat United States Weird Wide Web GlobalPost Blogs Tue, 03 Jul 2012 14:34:24 +0000 News Desk 5710385 at http://www.globalpost.com Buxom Bandit pulls off a brazen robbery in Gold Coast suburb http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/buxom-bandit-pulls-brazen-robbery-gold-coast-suburb Buxom Bandit brazenly robbed a petrol station in the town of Arundel on Australia's Gold Coast.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/buxom-bandit-pulls-brazen-robbery-gold-coast-suburb" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Weird Wide Web Weird Wide Web Tue, 03 Jul 2012 15:39:54 +0000 Alexander Besant 5710453 at http://www.globalpost.com Smoking orangutan forced to kick the habit http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/smoking-orangutan-forced-kick-the-habit The cigarette-smoking Indonesian orangutan, Tori, is being forced to quit the deadly habit.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/smoking-orangutan-forced-kick-the-habit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Weird Wide Web Weird Wide Web Fri, 06 Jul 2012 17:16:56 +0000 Alexander Besant 5710798 at http://www.globalpost.com Pregnancy test now offered in Minnesota bar http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/pregnancy-test-now-offered-minnesota-bar Care to take a pregnancy test before you down those shots?<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/pregnancy-test-now-offered-minnesota-bar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Weird Wide Web Weird Wide Web Fri, 20 Jul 2012 17:38:25 +0000 Alexander Besant 5712757 at http://www.globalpost.com Gopher living near rocket launch pad becomes internet sensation (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/gopher-living-near-rocket-launch-pad-becomes-internet-sen A gopher in Kazakhstan living under a rocket launch pad has become an internet star.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/gopher-living-near-rocket-launch-pad-becomes-internet-sen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Weird Wide Web Weird Wide Web Sat, 21 Jul 2012 20:10:30 +0000 Alexander Besant 5712927 at http://www.globalpost.com