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These alternative Fifty Shades of Grey will give you a totally different kind of reaction

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Trends on Tuesday 5 August 2014

Admit it. You have eagerly anticipated and are now terribly disappointed, having watched the first teaser trailer for Fifty Shades of Grey. Where did all that kinky stuff go? We understand, and we empathize, so we’re sharing with you some interesting versions circulating in Twitter space. They may not be as titillating as the original […]

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São Carlos junkyard dog travels over four miles every night to get a take-away

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in New Trends on Tuesday 5 August 2014

Here’s a tale to tug at your heart strings. Lilica is a Brazilian dog who lives in a junkyard in São Carlos. Neile Vania Antonio, the owner of the junkyard, found Lilica when she was a stray pup and adopted her. Even so Lilica still continued to ventured out to find food, especially when she […]

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Would you let your pooch be trained by humans in the buff?

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Trends on Tuesday 5 August 2014

Welcome to Monica and Wolfgang Muller’s Naked Truth dog lessons where they personally train pooches in the nude and claim the dogs graduated from their disciplinary training school in half the time it takes for their more traditional counterparts to achieve.

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Yes, you’re seeing correctly: these really are peaches in sexy panties

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Trends on Tuesday 5 August 2014

There’s a new craze sweeping China’s Yangshan, an area known as much for its fruit as it is for its lingerie: panty-wearing peaches. That’s right, it’s rows and rows of peaches in panties, designed to make the luscious peaches look that much more appealing to prospective buyers. And it seems to be working. As for […]

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There is ONE person who gets paid for watching paint dry

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Trends on Monday 4 August 2014

Whenever I’m asked to do something I would rather not do, I usually retort with a flippant ‘I’ll rather watch paint dry’. Well, Dr. Thomas Curwen will beg to disagree with me. After all, the 34-year-old is a research scientist from Twyford, Berkshire whose job with the international paint company Dulux is to literally watch paint dry and he’ll have you know that he finds it most interesting at that.

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Croatian man can allegedly perform miracles just by gazing at people

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Trends on Monday 4 August 2014

There is a 46-year-old Croatian who is now immensely popular in Europe and is a growing phenomenon in the United States. He draws an audience of over 200,000 wherever he goes but he is no rock star. He is Braco the Gazer and he can heal people by just gazing at them for a few minutes. Hundreds have claimed that their aches and ailments have all disappeared after they looked into his peaceful eyes.

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One man is on a quest to buy a collection of signs from the homeless

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Trends on Saturday 2 August 2014

Since 1993, Willie Baronet has been buying and collecting homeless signs. Now, decades later, he has acquired hundreds of signs – crumpled signs, colourful signs, signs of heartache, and signs that are also hilarious. The reason Baronet is collecting these signs? To stay connected to the people around him. And to also make a point – […]

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Men pay supersize model to sit on them repeatedly

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Trends on Friday 1 August 2014

Standing at 1.9m and weighing 127kg, 38-year-old Amanda Soule from Las Vegas is not your average model by conventional standards. Known in the industry as Amazon Amanda, she measures 160cm around the hips and has a bust size of 44DD. For such an imposing figure, she gets paid to crush, wrestle or simply go out with men who adore super-size women.

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Confuse yourself and swap genders of everyone you read about online

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Friday 1 August 2014

Do you welcome a bit of confusion in your life sometimes? Well, here’s a Chrome extension that will genderswap everything you read on the browser (except for Gmail, for some reason).

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Barker’s Brew: a beer for man’s best friend has finally arrived!

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Trends on Thursday 31 July 2014

Barker’s Brew is a new non-alcoholic beer made especially for dogs. It comes just as beautifully packaged as any edible product fit for human consumption, just in case doggie feels discriminated against. Available in two awesome flavors (chicken and beef), the doggie beer is also infused with Vitamin E because we know dogs look so […]

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Warning: People who look like donuts will make you swear off donuts for a while

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Thursday 31 July 2014

Which one came first? Donuts or people? We don’t know. And frankly, it doesn’t mater anymore now that we’ve seen this series of portraits of people who look like donuts. These were done by photographer Brandon Voges, Strange Donuts and The Marlin Network as a teaser for an event. That food styling — or folk […]

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Woman out talks all and sundry at 11 words a second

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Trends on Tuesday 29 July 2014

According to the Guinness World Record, Fran Capo is currently the world’s fastest motor mouth of a woman who can recite The Three Little Pigs in 15 seconds flat and probably send the wolf running in real life. Yes, this woman can spit out over 600 words a minute. That’s about 11 words per second, and she can still breathe at the same time!

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IKEA uses stores in SIngapore to find new homes for homeless animals

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Tuesday 29 July 2014

Swedish furniture chain giant IKEA has been recently experimenting with putting life-sized cardboard cutouts of actual homeless cats and dogs on its showroom pieces — such as couches and rugs — in Singapore, to get customers thinking about bringing a potential pet home. The cutouts come with unique barcodes that can be scanned with a mobile device to get instant information about the actual animal pictured.

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This guy set a world record by having 41 Homer Simpsons tattooed on his arm

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Trends on Wednesday 23 July 2014

27-year-old Lee Weir from New Zealand grew up under a household that banned him from watching his beloved TV series, The Simpsons. ‘I was never allowed to watch The Simpsons growing up as my dad was a real life Ned Flanders’, he recalls. ‘He wouldn’t let me watch as it depicted the father and the head of the household to be a buffoon.

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Husband keeps a record of every time his wife rebuffs his sexual advances: it doesn’t end so well

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in New Trends on Wednesday 23 July 2014

There are many ways to tackle any problem and it’s often only afterwards, with the magical curse of hindsight, that we can look back and say ‘wow… that was a mistake’. This is not one of those times. Last week quite a storm whipped up on Reddit when one disgruntled woman posted something rather unique that she had been sent by her husband. Essentially the fellow felt he had reached the end of his tether in terms of his wife’s obvious disinterest in… errrm… marital relations.

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