Incredible Footage of Japan’s Mount Ontake Erupting

Incredible Footage of Japan’s Mount Ontake Erupting

The recent eruption of Mount Ontake, at the border of Nagano and Gifu prefectures, was indeed unfortunate, having left 56 people dead and many others injured. It’s quite interesting to note, though, that a few of those casualties included people taking pictures and videos of the eruption.

There were also other hikers who died there, but not after having taken some amazing pictures of the eruption before succumbing to the force of nature.

Volcanic ash is deadly stuf…

Burger King in Japan Serves Black Burgers

This culinary curiosity has been making rounds in social media lately, and it’s a new menu item for Burger King in Japan. It’s called the Kuro Burger (“kuro” is Japanese for black), and it’s literally black. From the …

Indonesian Woman Called ‘Witch’ for Lizard Baby

There’s the usual weird stuff, and then there’s the absolutely bizarre. Debi Nubatonis, a 31-year-old Indonesian woman in the remote village of Oenunto, had been pregnant for eight months when she suddenly had contractions. What came o…

China

Chinese Officials Probe Anuses of 10,000 Pigeons for Bombs

Perhaps you just can never be too sure when it comes to public safety, even if it sounds absolutely ridiculous. However, getting into where the sun doesn’t shine of o…

Hong Kong

Chinese Teen Kills Dog in Washing Machine for Fun

If you are an animal lover, then be warned as this might disturb you. Jacky Lo, a Chinese teenager in Hong Kong, has sparked outrage over posting pictures of a dog in a was…

India

Death on Rails for Selfie-loving Student

A lot of people like posting photos of themselves online through social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram, and it’s harmless fun for the most part. But i…

Japan

Burger King in Japan Serves Black Burgers

This culinary curiosity has been making rounds in social media lately, and it’s a new menu item for Burger King in Japan. It’s called the Kuro Burger (“ku…

North Korea

North Korea Requires Kim Jong Un Haircut

North Korean men are now compelled to have their hair cut to resemble their leader, Kim Jong Un.

While this new haircut restriction, called the “Dear L…

Rest of Asia

Indonesian Woman Called ‘Witch’ for Lizard Baby

There’s the usual weird stuff, and then there’s the absolutely bizarre. Debi Nubatonis, a 31-year-old Indonesian woman in the remote village of Oenunto, had bee…

South Korea

Korean Students Mock Teacher, Get Busted

It’s widely believed that Korean students are very serious about their studies, especially inside the classroom. After greeting the teacher, they take out their books…