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Student Accidentally ‘Becomes A Millionaire’ After Turning Selfies Into NFTs As A Joke

Student Accidentally ‘Becomes A Millionaire’ After Turning Selfies Into NFTs As A Joke

Tecnology, Twitter, Weird, World News
A student has reportedly made an absolute fortune from turning hundreds of selfies into NFTs. Sultan Gustaf Al Ghozali, from Indonesia, took a snap of himself almost every day for five years. Each of the photos is virtually the same: him staring into the camera with a pretty expressionless look on his face. The idea behind the project was to create a time-lapse video, which he was apparently going to use at his graduation. However, the 22-year-old has managed to turn it into a money-making scheme, with people lining up to fork out thousands for them. For those of you who don't know what the hell an NFT (Non-Fungible Token) is, it's a unique digital certificate, registered in a blockchain, that is used to record the ownership of an asset such as an artwork or a collectib...
Woman Invited 23 Family Members On A Blind Date & Got Stuck With The $3,100 Bill​

Woman Invited 23 Family Members On A Blind Date & Got Stuck With The $3,100 Bill​

China, World News
Expensive blind date has become top trending on Chinese social media platform Weibo after a girl allegedly brought 23 of her relatives and friends to the dinner. The restaurant bill was 20,000 yuan – close to 3000 USD. According to China Newsweek Magazine (中国新闻周刊), a man by the name of Xiao Liu had asked the young woman out for dinner, saying it would be his treat. The girl then unexpectedly showed up with an entire crew, saying it was to “test out” Liu’s generosity. Xiao Liu is a 29-year-old man from Zhejiang province. Struggling to find the time to date with his busy work schedule, Liu’s mother hired a matchmaker to find a suitable potential girlfriend for her single son. The incident happened during a date that was set up by this matchmaker. The story was originally publis...
Pornhub Traffic Surged By More Than 10 Percent During Facebook Outage

Pornhub Traffic Surged By More Than 10 Percent During Facebook Outage

Facebook, World News
What were you doing on Monday? Pornhub reported that their traffic surged by 10.5 percent during Facebook’s major outage. Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger all experienced a 5-hour long outage, prompting users to take some time out and get a grip…literally. Pornhub reportedly experienced a 10.5 percent surge in viewing traffic throughout the 5-hour period. Although servers were down, other things certainly were not… The 10.5 percent increase equates to approximately half a million additional viewers during each hour of outage. This occurrence really does highlight our reliance on social media. As humans, the need to satisfy our desires will always be a priority. When stripped of our ability to engage in social media, isn’t it only natural we switch on ...
New Zealand police arrest pair trying to enter Auckland with ‘large amount’ of KFC

New Zealand police arrest pair trying to enter Auckland with ‘large amount’ of KFC

New Zealand, World News
The incident took place in the New Zealand city of Auckland, where severe restrictive measures are in place. On 19 September, two gang members were arrested in New Zealand who tried to drive to Auckland. A city banned from free entry due to the pandemic - with more than NZ $ 100,000 in cash (about $ 70,000) and " a trunk full of KFC's fast food. " As reported by New Zealand Police in a statement, officers patrolling the roads near Auckland's southern border noticed a suspicious vehicle traveling down a gravel road. "Upon seeing the police car, the car turned around and accelerated, trying to escape the police," the guards said. The driver then stopped and the vehicle was searched. Police "located the cash, along with empty bags and a large quantity of takeout." ...
78-year-old man has been lost in Thai jungle for four days after getting drunk

78-year-old man has been lost in Thai jungle for four days after getting drunk

Thailand, World News
Franciscus Johannes van Rossum went for a beer at a local bar and disappeared for 4 days in a forest in Thailand. The owner of the bar told his wife that after having five beers he left with his motorcycle. Franciscus Johannes van Rossum, a 78-year-old man, went to a local bar in the province of Phetchaburi (Thailand) to have a beer and after that, he disappeared for four days in the Thai jungle, according to the Mirror newspaper. Credit: Viral Press The Dutchman was last seen on August 31 in the Kaeng Krachan district, about 40 kilometers from the bar. His wife, Rachot Chanwijit, 61, was concerned when he did not come home. She went to the bar where her husband had been, asked and the owner told her that. After drinking 5 beers, he had left with his motorcycle. A...
Orangutan tries on sunglasses after woman accidentally drops them in zoo enclosure

Orangutan tries on sunglasses after woman accidentally drops them in zoo enclosure

animals, Orangutan, World News
An orangutan from the Indonesian zoo starred in an unusual scene that went viral. After a visitor drops her pair of sunglasses in the primate's area, she picks up the object and puts them on her own eyes. The scene was shot by the women who were amazed by the way orangutans put on the glasses as if they previously knew how to use them correctly. In the video shared on TikTok, you can see how this orangutan walks towards the fence and picks up the glasses that a woman had dropped on the grass. This is one cooool orangutan. When a young woman dropped her sunglasses into the primate’s enclosure at a zoo in Indonesia, the orangutan snapped ’em up and put them on. A video capturing the viral moment has been seen more than 7M times on TikTok 😎 pic.twitter.com/6m0sV1eyOZ— NowT...