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Ocean Dwelling Dynamos

The seven seas are teeming with life. The last true undiscovered country on Earth, the deepest depths of the ocean may yet hold immense lifeforms we’ve never seen. Thanks to the buoyancy water affords to those creatures that live in it, the oceans are home to the largest animals in the world. The blue whale […]

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Opposite Day: Big Trouble in Miniature China

Fat Mop Zoo’s second Opposite Day takes us to Citrus Ridge, Florida, the final resting place of the Splendid China miniature theme park. Open in 1993, it had sixty different miniature hand-made replicas of famous Chinese landmarks in 1/10 scale to explore. In addition to the exhibits, park goers could be entertained by a cast […]

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Home, Sweet Prison

Prisons are like homes. The come in all shapes and sizes. Some are nicer than others. Occasionally, they are set upon by the undead. That last one isn’t as common but I heard it helps to combat boredom in the prison population. Here are some notable ones… Not surprisingly, the world’s largest prison is located […]

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Entertainment Uncategorized World Records

Perfectly Aged Drinking Establishments

It seems like every town has the one local bar that’s been around “forever”. The funny thing is some bars really have been around forever. Today, we’re embarking on the ultimate global bar crawl. Okay, so the oldest bar in the world doesn’t quite date back to prehistory, but you can still make it pretty far back. The […]