World’s largest family

click for embiggen

Meet the world’s largest family. Ziona Chana has 39 wives, 94 children, 14 daughters-in-law and 33 grandchildren living under the same roof. Home is a 100-room, four-storey house set in the hills of the village of Baktawng in the Indian state of Mizoram.

dailymail | huffingtonpost

Woman can’t touch money because cash brings her out in a rash

The 39-year-old, from Sheffield, gets itchy sores on her palms when she handles coins containing nickel.

“It does make shopping a bit of a nightmare. Copper coins cause me the most trouble. They seem to have a very high quantity of nickel in them.
The palm of my hands will get severely itchy and irritable for the rest of the day.”

Emma first discovered she was allergic to nickel at the age of nine when a necklace she was given by her aunt left her with itchy hives.


Time Magazine stops the presses for Special 21-page Steve Jobs Coverage

Steve Jobs’ death caused Time magazine to literally stop the presses for the first time in 20 years. Editor Richard Stengel tossed out the previous edition and the staff spent three hours making a new issue.


Thanks, Steve.

image via jonathan mak

R.I.P. Steven Paul “Steve” Jobs (February 24, 1955 – October 5, 2011)

Steve Jobs, co-founder and former-CEO of Apple Inc., passed away today at the age of 56.

Jobs was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2004. His failing health forced him to resign his role as Apple’s CEO earlier this year, as he felt he could “no longer meet my duties and expectations.”

“Apple has lost a visionary and creative genius, and the world has lost an amazing human being,” Apple said in a statement. “Those of us who have been fortunate enough to know and work with Steve have lost a dear friend and an inspiring mentor. Steve leaves behind a company that only he could have built and his spirit will forever be the foundation of Apple.”

Apple is asking anyone wishing to share their thoughts, memories, and condolences to email

October 14th was recently designated Steve Jobs Day by Apple fans.

Baby with two faces born in Pakistan

“Doctors at Holy Family Hospital (HFH) have been trying to save a baby born with two faces, as he has been having breathing problems. They have been unable to feed the baby through the mouth, sources told The Express Tribune.”
read more…

previously: Cat born with two faces

Cat born with two faces

“The cat has two faces, but only one head and brain, so the faces react in unison and not as separate entities. Also, two faces doesn’t mean two cans of cat food every morning. The cat’s right side — or Frank’s side — is connected to an esophagus while Louie’s isn’t, so Frank eats for two.”

telegram | Guinness record listing