Historians proved wrong by Viking DNA

Historians proved wrong by Viking DNA

  The remains of a powerful Viking — long thought to be a man — was in fact a real-life Xena Warrior Princess, a study released Friday reveals. The lady war boss was buried in the mid-10th century along with deadly weapons and two horses, leading archaeologists and historians to assume she was a man, […]

Amazon plans to build ‘HQ2’ – a second Headquarters

Amazon plans to build ‘HQ2’ – a second Headquarters

Amazon has announced plans to open a second headquarters in North America that will employ as many as 50,000 workers. The company announced Thursday that it is searching for a city to host the new “HQ2” facility, which will cost at least $5 billion to construct and operate.  “We expect HQ2 to be a full […]

‘Ruby chocolate’ ? Yes, a fourth type of chocolate

‘Ruby chocolate’ ? Yes, a fourth type of chocolate

  Swiss chocolatier Barry Callebaut has crafted a new fourth type of chocolate known as “Ruby chocolate.” 80 years after the introduction of White chocolate: Barry Callebaut presents the fourth type in chocolate ‘Ruby’ next to Dark, Milk and White chocolate Ruby chocolate is an intense sensorial delight. A tension between berry-fruitiness and luscious smoothness […]

Beer repellant shoes for Oktoberfest.

Beer repellant shoes for Oktoberfest.

Guests at Oktoberfest can enjoy beer without fear thanks to newly released “beer-repellent” sneakers. German sneaker retailer 43einhalb shared a video introducing their collaboration with footwear company Adidas to produce the “Oktoberfest” Adidas Original sneaker. “The majority of visitors are wearing Dirndl and Lederhosen with traditional shoes, singing and dancing upon tables and enjoying the […]

Teen sets world-record doing Rubik’s cube in 4.69 seconds

Teen sets world-record doing Rubik’s cube in 4.69 seconds

  A teen set a new world record by completing a Rubik’s cube in less than 5 seconds at an event in Virginia. Patrick Ponce, 15, completed the 3×3 Rubik’s cube in 4.69 seconds while participating in the Rally In The Valley event in Middletown. “World record?” the teen said after slamming the solved cube […]

Michigan garage sale sells live grenade

Michigan garage sale sells live grenade

Bomb squads responded to a scene in Michigan after a resident purchased what turned out to be a live grenade was sold at a garage sale. A man said he pulled the grenade’s pin after purchasing it at a garage sale when the handle sprung forward. He placed the pin back in the grenade and […]